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Mount Lavinia Hotel featured in Amazing Race All-Stars (2014) Season

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Mount Lavinia Hotel once the residence to four British Governor’s, the country’s iconic colonial heritage hotel joined forces with the Emmy award-winning reality competition series ‘The Amazing Race’ during its recent race stop in Sri Lanka.

The Amazing Race: All-Stars (2014) which is the twenty-fourth installment of the reality television series, the Amazing Race witnessed contestants from previous seasons participating in this famous race around the world.

A total of 11 teams travelled an impressive 4 Continents, 9 Countries, 22 Cities and 35,000 miles. Beginning with the First Leg in the United States, Legs 5 and 6 were held in Sri Lanka with the Pit-stop (finish line) for Leg 6 being the breathtaking beachfront of the Mount Lavinia Hotel. Race contestants Leo & Jamal, Cousins and participants of Season 23, won a trip for two to Berlin, Germany for being placed first in this leg of the race.

Located in the coastal town of Mount Lavinia, enfolding a legacy of 200 years, the Mount Lavinia Hotel offers world class service encapsulating Sri Lanka’s golden colonial heritage. The Hotel allows direct access to the beach meeting the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean and provides the perfect location for the Amazing Race contestants to step into one of the world’s most exotic gathering places.

“During our legacy of over 200 years, The Mount Lavinia Hotel continues to uphold its innovative approach in engaging customers. Through the Amazing Race, with its unique format of participants racing across the world and this series provides us a unique opportunity to showcase our breathtaking location, stylish, contemporary and upbeat energy of our service and genuine hospitality. We believe viewers and fans of this series world over will also be keen to experience the distinctive choices at Mount Lavinia Hotel,” said Ms. Dulani Rupasinghe, P.A to Chairman/ Manager Social Media at Mount Lavinia Hotel.

Birds eye view of the Governor's mansion