Colombo hostels

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Best Colombo hostels

Most recommended Colombo hostels

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Backpack Lanka - Colombo - Bedroom
Backpack Lanka
7 Good
KollupitiyaC$ 23+
C$ 23+
Free Wi-Fi
Olu Colombo Villa - Colombo - Bedroom
Olu Colombo Villa
ThimbirigasyayaC$ 140+
C$ 140+
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 11+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Lanka Hostels Colombo
BambalapitiyaC$ 201+
C$ 201+
Free Wi-Fi
Bunkyard Hostels
Cinnamon GardensC$ 15+
C$ 15+
City Motel
C$ 24+
C$ 24+
Free Wi-Fi

Colombo hostels near the city centre

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Cityrest Fort - Colombo - Restaurant
Cityrest Fort
7.8 Good
FortC$ 35+
C$ 35+
Hostel at Galle Face - Colombo - Living room
Hostel at Galle Face
8.6 Excellent
Galle FaceC$ 18+
C$ 18+

How much is a Colombo hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 19

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 26
Cheapest month to stay with an average 85% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 112% rise in price.
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Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Colombo

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Top tips for finding Colombo hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Colombo, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Colombo in May and December.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Colombo if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Colombo hostel.

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