Clock Inn Colombo Reviews
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Nice clean place to stay, not far from fort. Staff really helpful and good free breakfast. Dorm rooms could do with locks on each door not just for that floor but there is a large locked assigned to each bed so at least somewhere safe to leave valuables. Overall good value for money.
wifi is poor and doesnt work in the rooms, and the computer near reception is frustratingly slow. Room was reasonably clean, but the bathroom needed a good scrubbing and sweep - I saw toenail clippings on the floor. Location was ok - we found there wasnt really a "good area" to stay in Colombo, the city is so spread out, so this location is as good as any. Plus tuk tuks are really cheap. Breakfast wasnt bad either.
This was my second time to stay in the hostel, as I've said before they need locks in the main room and not just the floor. I was changing my clothes and one of the staff walked in he just like stared at me for 5 seconds before I told him to go away. The staff returned together with 2 maintenance workes who was gonna fix the aircon, this made me very uncomfortable, they could have simply move us to another room and start fixing the aircon, they had plenty of vacant rooms.
Had bad experience. Asked if breakfast was included and was told it is. When we ate, price not mentioned, didn't see it anywhere. Informed at check-out that it's $5 each: extremely expensive for what we got. Dorm room prices were already high, getting gouged for another $10 was disappointing. Good security: Key cards to access floors and building. Clean, comfortable beds. Co-ed bathrooms were fine. Building is modern and attractive. AC + wifi are good. Staff friendly, but cost us $10. Too bad.
Seems like a slightly dodgy area, not much happening but there are a couple of places to eat and a shopping centre fairly close by. Hostel was alright though we are pretty sure we ended up with bed bugs afterwards... Staff were helpful and friendly albeit a little shy.
Absolutely perfect place to stay when visiting Colombo. Clean, hot water, friendly and helpful staff - everything you need when arriving or departing Sri Lanka. I would recommend to anyone!
Very clean place with helpful staff.
This was a great place to stay in a great location. The staff were really helpful and the communal areas were really comfortable.
Very good hostel with clean rooms and facilities. Staff were professional, friendly and knowledgeable. I only have 2 suggestions: The option of single sex dorms? I (a girl) ended up in a dorm with 3 snoring men. Not ideal. In other hostels I have stayed at I have been given a complimentary map at check in which I think everyone appreciates.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
Very good place to stay in Colombo. There was a left luggage service which many guests including myself avail regularly. I stayed for a night first, but then went back twice. They usually don't provide breakfasts for people who have booked through Hostelworld, but those who come directly get breakfast for the same price in Sri lankan Rupees. Staff is courteous and it's a safe place to stay.
The receptionist was very helpful, answering all our queries and providing great advice about where to go and how to move around. I'm in a very central location and the rooms are clean and spacious. Would definitely recommend it.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Secure and clean, good for what you're paying for. Location a bit so-so as it is a while away from anything you want to see in Colombo, but at the same time you aren't paying top dollar. Couldn't find the staff member for about 30mins when I got in, which to be fair was very late. Wouldn't recommend it travelling alone and trying to meet people. No atmosphere so to speak of, communal area not really used as is out of the way. Overall would recommend for the right person.
It was ok for one or two nights. There's not much of an atmosphere and the manager was a bit abrupt, the rest of the staff were friendly. Not much going on in Colombo so i'd recommend just one night and then move on, there's so much else to see in the rest of Sri lanka.
Great hostel. Best value and facility in Colombo.
Very professional and immaculate hostel