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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.

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8.3
  • Nice Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

As a family with a wealth of travelling experience we identified the need for a genuine backpackers hostel in Colombo, one that fulfils the main things we wanted when we travelled, a place that was clean, comfortable, safe and not to forget, good value for money!

There are a variety of dorms and privates rooms, shared bathroom facilities, kitchen facilities and lounge area for you to chill and relax. Bed linen is provided.

There is a member of staff available 24 hours. We have numerous resources, hints and tips for you to enjoy all the beauties of Sri Lanka. Feel free to ask for any help. Free WiFi.

Dorms and rooms have lockers which you can secure using your own padlocks. There is no bar so bring your own! Feel free to have some beers (or arrack) in the lounge or even the roof top!

Make sure you look out for Pappa Fernando, he's looks like an orang-utan and is the boss of the family. Catch him for a whiskey! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 6.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Dec 2017
    We stayed here for a few nights at the very beginning of our trip and we're so glad that we did! The staff were extremely helpful and helped us plan our trip around Sri Lanka, to the point where they organised transport and accomodation for us! Lucky, the managers nephew, even took us to Negombo to help us hire a vehicle (and got us a good price). We got excellent advice on places to go. The staff have a genuine love for Sri Lanka and passionate about providing excellent assistance to customers.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Mar 2018
    Immensely friendly and helpful. Loved my stay here. Neighborhood is safe and nice and it's not far from the beach. Would definitely recommend 100% :)
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Mar 2018
    Our stay here was the perfect start to our month in Sri Lanka. We got a truly personal service from the friendliest family hostel. Khanthi and Lucky have a true love for their country and are proud to showcase it providing amazing advice on travel from first hand experience which is so valuable. The hostel is beautiful and spacious with everything you could need (Karrom Board, Table-tennis and lovely view from the rooftop) 10 min walk to the beach and plenty of good cheap local places to eat.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Nov 2016
    Very good staff! Always helpful. No matter what time they are always there. Very clean. And the possibilities to use the kitchen.
    Sweden, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    28 Jul 2016
    The staff were very nice. The place was clean but they need a mosquito repellent thing inside the room. Room was clean but there are 2 mosquitoes that woke us up lol. Not too bad though. Will definitely stay there if we go back to Colombo :)
    Philippines, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    19 Dec 2017
    Really lovely staff. The building itself is a really beautiful and spacious place. Difficult to find hostel at night though. Amazing common area. Would be the perfect place to go with a group of friends. The place even had a ping pong table! The cheapest way to get to the hostel is to take the airport shuttle bus to Fort Train station then take the train to Mount Lavinia train station. Hostel about 20 min walk from the station. This costs less than 150 rupees. Taxi costs about 3500 rupees.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    15 Feb 2017
    This was a wonderful hostel with great facilities including a huge communal area with seating, a ping pong table and lots of games. Unfortunately when I stayed I was the only guest so whilst it was nice to have the room to myself - it meant there wasn't much atmosphere. The family who run this place are amazing - so kind and helpful; they helped me with train times and with recommendations for the rest of my time in Sri Lanka. The hostel was 15mins walk to the beach with some small shops nearby.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    16 Dec 2016
    Only had an over night stay so didn't have too long here, we both thought the place was very clean and comfortable and the staff were really nice. Only downside was that it's a 20 minute train journey into Colombo and they don't run very regularly.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    04 Oct 2016
    Nice cheap spot a little far from the center of things. Great and accommodating English speakers owners helped immensely make arrival times and needed transportation work!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    29 Aug 2016
    Lovely helpful staff, good overall, maybe lockers in the rooms could be useful but we visited when it was quite so no problem for us with saftey, room and building very spacious with lots of room to chill.
    England, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi

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