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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

DRIFT BnB is a cosy modern 14 room hostel located in the center of Colombo 3 with free high speed Wi-Fi available throughout the building. We offer both double rooms and shared dorms that come with air conditioning, state of the art rain showers, extra long mattresses, free toiletries and stand fans. Double rooms also come with 32inch flat screen TVs and cable TV. Guests have access to a chill lounge area with workstations and free coffee/tea all day. Smoking is permitted outside, next to he cactus.

Breakfast is provided for an extra 4 USD.

The BnB is located on the Galle Road main strip, just 2 minutes walk away from the Colombo’s best cafe’s, art galleries (Barefoot & Paradise Road), restaurants (Green Cabin and Cricket Club Cafe), shopping (Majestic City) and the ocean. The bus stop is right outside and we are 600m from the Bambalapitiya Railway station, 1.5 km from the Sri Lanka National Museum and 3 km from Gangarama temple.

Katunayake International Airport is 31 km (approx. 25 mins) away.
We also provide an airport shuttle service, a 24-hour front desk and free luggage storage. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 9.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Apr 2019
    A really excellent hostel, great location and wonderful facilities. The staff are extremely helpful and I can’t fault this hostel!
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Apr 2019
    This place was awesome. It’s clean, the staff are really nice and helpful and it’s in a nice location. It felt a lot more like a hotel than a hostel. I also recommend booking it here and not through Airbnb as it’s a lot cheaper to do so either directly through them or hostel world. If I’m ever back in Colombo I’ll definitelt be staying here again!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 Feb 2019
    Best hostel ever in Colombo
    Thailand, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    08 Apr 2019
    Very nice standard of decoration and cleanliness in the rooms. It felt quite luxurious compared to some other accommodation I stayed in Sri Lanka. Location is a few minutes' tuk-tuk ride to Galle Face Beach which is a lovely area to watch the sunset. Staff are friendly, 24 hour reception which is useful when arriving at an awkward time. There is a supermarket a few minutes walk away. Overall very comfortable.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    17 Mar 2019
    Lovely place, very stylish and clean. Nice location one street from the sea. Quiet and relaxing place to recharge from busy Colombo!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    06 Jan 2019
    The aesthetics of this place are hip and modern. Though there is a common area, the atmosphere is not very hostel like, but it's a great place to have a quiet soft landing in Sri Lanka before heading to other parts. It's not as cheap as you might expect, but after traveling around the country it's at the top end of places you'll find in this price range. The evening staff was hardly around and did not seem to have a lot of information about something as basic as the train schedule to Kandy.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    22 Sep 2018
    Stayed here for the second time this trip. The comfiest beds out of any hostel we’ve stayed in. Large lockers, really clean good bathroom facilities. Good recommendations for restaurants etc. About 10 minutes tuk tuk from the train/bus station. Such a good hostel
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    10 Sep 2018
    Stunning hostel with the comfiest hostel beds I’ve ever slept in. Really good hot showers. The staff can’t do enough for you and have a fab map of good places to eat and do stuff etc. Breakfast is an extra 750 rupees but is substantial even with a slightly odd sugar snap pea juice. Not the best atmosphere if you wanted to socialise and meet people but we were only there one night so maybe not the best judge. They do host social things on Wednesday and Friday. Can’t wait to return to drift bnb!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    09 Sep 2018
    Great place to stay. Clean, nice atmosphere, comfy beds, clean showers, yummy breakfast and really helpful staff.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    17 Feb 2019
    Stayed for two nights before travelling around Sr Lanka. Great breakfast, very filling! Not much atmosphere though, never anyone in the common areas.
    England, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Awards

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Sri Lanka

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