Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

1 Week cancellation notice is required for group bookings. 1 nights stay will be charged for cancellations less than a weeks notice.

Additional Terms and Conditions

A/C is provided at an additional cost of Rs.750 per day/ per room.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Read all reviews

Property Description

Located on the south side of Colombo, the Lavinia Beach Hostel is only a 2 minute walk to the beautiful Mount Lavinia beach where the golden sand is lined with pubs and restaurants. Walking in the other direction to the main road you‘ll find supermarkets, take-away outlets, clothing stores and even tailoring shops.

The Lavinia Beach Hostel offer complimentary, make-your-own coffee and tea and laundry/ironing facilities. Free Wi-Fi available 24hrs. Airport transfers are available on request at reasonable rates.

Accommodation consists of dorms for males and females containing both bunk and single beds. Most of the private rooms are completed with en-suite bathrooms and you can request for A/C at an additional cost. Towels and bed sheets are provided. View House Rules

Check Availability

Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Sep 2019
    My stay here was perfect! A lovely little get away. The lady’s that run the place are amazing and very thoughtful. The house has lots of places to chill. 1 minute walk from the beach. Nice safe neighbourhood.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    20 Aug 2019
    I can’t praise this hostel enough or the owner. When I arrived the owner gave me a free upgrade to a lovely room. The room was as nice as a hotel room. The owner went out of her way to help me and to make me fill welcome. I would definitely stay here again
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    31 Jul 2019
    Amazing place! The staff is so helpful and accommodating. They helped us navigate out stay in Colombo and gave a lot of important tips about getting around. The house is BEAUTIFUL and has a lot of big common areas to get cozy in. It’s only a 3 min walk to the beach. A tuk tuk into the city was less than $3 and took about 20 min. I definitely recommend this place!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    12 Mar 2019
    This hostel is amazing! The staff were excellent and really made the effort to make sure everything was ok. Rooms were lovely and clean. I would stay here again!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    07 Jun 2019
    Lovely hostel. Owner is wonderful. Very helpful and kind. Recommend ****
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    24 Sep 2019
    The owner is super friendly, helpful and lovely to chat with. The location is about a two minute walk from the beach and the neighborhood seemed relatively quiet. It was ultra low season during my visit so only one other guest was there. I would highly recommend.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    31 Mar 2019
    The hostel was in a great location. Our room was spacious and clean. They had a very polite staff member who despite speaking very little English helped us out a lot! Our one suggestion would be to prepare for the power cut outs more. We understand there is very little you can do, but maybe sticking some candles in the room would help. Also, the generator that came on which powers the other building was right behind our room, so as well as being warm it was extremely noisy, so we couldn’t sleep.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    02 Apr 2019
    So we stayed here for 2 nights just to get out of the centre of Colombo and plan our trip around Sri Lanka. We were the only ones here both nights so I can’t really comment on the atmosphere but the two ladies that run it are very welcoming and helpful. It’s slightly off the main road so not noisy and right next to the beach with lots of restaurants. It also has a small basic kitchen. Would definitely recommend staying here (hopefully there will be more people) if you are around the area.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 4.9


    12 Mar 2019
    Not recommended. Security facilities are not good and my friend lost his laptop. Also the rooms are not air-conditioned and the small tub is out of order all the time
    India, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 3.7


    23 Mar 2019
    remote,and fans making noise can't fall alseep. no aircon!! too hot to sleep so i just moved away to another nearby hostel with giving up the stay there. when i was there ,no any other guests there!! can't even find a person to talk with. can hardly cook food as their kitchen provides few cooking kits. not recommend at all.
    China, Male, 31-40
Read all reviews


  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi