Based on 162 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The Penthouse Above Sea places you in the center of Mount Lavinia, within just a 5-minute stroll of Mount Lavinia Beach and within 20 minutes of Traditional Puppet Art Museum. Highlights at this hotel include free buffet breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 7 individually decorated rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and free bottled water. Select Comfort beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Additionally, room service, ceiling fans, and safes are available.

This hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and a rooftop terrace. Added amenities include laundry facilities, concierge services, and express check-in. Each morning free breakfast is served.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Mount Lavinia hotel, you'll be 9.3 km (5.8 mi) from Galle Face Green.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$84 per night

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Elite Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

The Penthouse Above Sea offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free breakfast is available daily. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at The Penthouse Above Sea. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Mount Lavinia hotel.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2012
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (43 km / 26.7 mi)
  • Train station: Wellawatta Railway Station (3.5 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Penthouse Above Sea offers 7 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and free toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Select Comfort beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM until midnight
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 10 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Penthouse Above Sea

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Hotel Names

  • Penthouse Above Sea Aparthotel Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea Aparthotel
  • Penthouse Above Sea Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea
  • Penthouse Above Sea Hotel Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea Hotel

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 10 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.