Based on 165 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The Penthouse Above Sea puts you in the heart of Mount Lavinia, within a 20-minute stroll of Mount Lavinia Beach and 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 business-friendly 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.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Mount Lavinia hotel include Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach.

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

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 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 business-friendly 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.) (44.4 km / 27.6 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 - 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, credit card or debit 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

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.