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Colombo Sea View Hostel Reviews

45/1 , Initium Road , Dehiwala, Floor 3 , Apartment 2, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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82 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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I felt a bit cheated, because the hostel is close to some other airport. We landed at the international airport (bandarayike), and it was very far. We had to travel through Colombo.


This hostel is cheap and great for any backpackers on a budget. It has basic facilities such as a bed and a shared bathroom but the place is very clean. I had booked the hostel that evening and sent an email request to be collected from the airport. At 00:30pm when we landed our transfer was there waiting for us. The people are extremely helpful and attentive. The location is good, near to the beach and down the road from a main street. For anywhere else of interest the tuk tuks are cheap enough


No lock on dorm door. Woman owner kept coming into our room.... even at 6am to wake us up! Mould on walls in room. Location was ok but not great. DONT eat at restaurant next to hostel on beach.

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