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Colombo City Hostel

No 177, R.A.de Mel Mawatha, , Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • 75%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 70%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

Property Information:


Colombo City Hostel is your home away from home and was the first hostel in Sri Lanka and still is the only hostel chain, with sister hostels in Kandy and Dambulla .

We are both a party hostel and a relaxed home with events from BBQs to pubcrawls to simple drinking games or a social dinner in our outdoor Kitchen.

Set in a traditional Sri Lankan house, Colombo City Hostel is a simple yet stylish hostel that guarantees a clean, affordable, fun environment to meet new people and create unforgettable memories.

Colombo City Hostel is in metropolitan Kohuwalla (pronounced Ko-hoo-va-lah). The hostel is handily located, a mere 250 rupee to the beach and a short tuk tuk ride to the cultural heart of the city, Colombo 7.

Guests can find:
- FREE Super fast 4G WiFi
- No curfew/ 24h security
- FREE lockers with power plugs in keep your belongings charged and secure
- A fully equipped kitchen available 24/7 (the supermarket is just down the street)
- A plunge pool and sun loungers
- FREE toast, tea and coffee all day long
- FREE linen/mosquito nets
- Fans by each bed
- Large common areas
- Laundry service
- Weekly parties (quiz night, movie night, beerpong)
- FREE luggage storage

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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

“Guests must check in between 12:00 and 23:00, and check out between 8:00 and 12:00. Early Check In is possible if beds available but please contact the Colombo City Hostel in this case.” And “If the booking is cancelled less than 1 day before arrival then a charge equal to 100% of the stay will be made. In the event of a no show or booking reduction (after arrival date) no refund will be given.”

Colombo City Hostel Located at No 177, R.A.de Mel Mawatha, , Colombo 03, Colombo.
Colombo City Hostel
Sri Lanka
Colombo No 177, R.A.de Mel Mawatha, , Colombo 03
76% 37
6.9145549 79.8508371
Colombo City Hostel
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