Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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 ???? 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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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Old Parkland Hostel is located in the heart of Galle City close to the World famous Galle Dutch Fort. The hostel itself is a 120 years old house with unique traditional Sri Lankan architecture.

Guests have the luxury of mingling with the beautiful surrounding nature including a large green garden.
The dormitory composed of comfortable bunk beds , Free Air Conditioning, wall fans, reading lamps and free WiFi.
We provide delicious breakfast for an affordable price. Galle Dutch Fort, famous Unawatuna beach, Jungle beach are in the walking distance from the Hostel. Many other tourists attraction sites are located in a reasonable distance from the Hostel.

***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival.
2. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00.
3. Check out before 11:00 noon.
4. Payment upon arrival by cash only.
5. Reception working hours 09:00-23:00.
6. No age restriction.
7. Taxes included.
8. Breakfast not included.
9. No pets. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 Jan 2021
    If you want to stay in a hostel in Galle this is the best place for it. Everything was perfect well maintained and nice overlooking, especially the cleanliness and availability of the facilities were spot on. You can have some good time in the beautiful garden, it’s eco friendly which is awesome. Host treated me like a good friend. Food was very yummy. Old Parkland overall an amazing hostel to stay in Galle. Would recommended !
    Vietnam, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    07 Jan 2021
    Wonderful experience ! I just wish I could have stayed longer but my busy time schedule didnt allow me to do so. Nice sized dorm with great amenities. Size of the dorm and number of beds were very suitable for a hostel compared to other hostels I have stayed at. Garden area is such a nice place to chill out. Host was very useful throughout the stay. Possibility to reach some of the tourist places on foot and some can reach by a short ride. I felt I came to the right place to visit Galle.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Jan 2021
    I had Such a worthful stay at this place. Nice traditional style old house with lovely ground area which is very green with lots of trees. You can hear birds in the morning and the sunshine over the garden was amazing. Great atmosphere pretty cool place considering it’s in the middle of a busy city. Host gave me some of great recommendations for a true Galle experience. Breakfast was awesome one of the best I ever had and it’s worth the price you spend. I will definitely stay here again.
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    15 Dec 2020
    Absolutely, positively, no questions asked, just come stay at this hostel if you are in Galle. You will be totally satisfied. Host is welcoming, accommodating and make sure you are having a good time. Dorm is comfortable, bed is great and bathroom facilities are perfect. The natural environment at this place is worth more than anything though, and I’m so glad to have spent a night here. I will for sure be back.
    France, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Dec 2020
    I stayed at a few different hostels over my time in Sri Lanka and I would have to say Old Parkland was by far the standout. Host was very friendly and helpful and the place has a very relaxed atmosphere. Facilities up to the decent standard and dorm had enough spaces. Met some great people who were staying there. Breakfast was superb. Close to couple of good beaches and Old Dutch Fort. Overall it’s a fantastic hostel, great garden too ! Best hostel in Sri Lanka by far :)
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Dec 2020
    What a wonderful and joyful place to start at, you can definitely get more than what you actually expect that’s the speciality of this hostel. Everything was perfectly arranged and well deserved. The place was massive and super clean. Host do a great job to maintain it’s quality continuously. The people I met in the dorm were super nice and they enjoyed their stay. Very clean facilities and nice garden. Location also pretty close to enjoy more beautiful places in Galle. Highly Recommended !
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2020
    I had a great stay ! Huge great natural environment, very clean dorm and bathroom. Every bed has it’s own elctrical outlet, light and separate locker as well. Nice host, he was so friendly and welcoming. Close proximity to major attractions in Galle. Extremely happy with my stay ! Recommend to everyone.
    Hong Kong China, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    24 Nov 2020
    Definitely one of the nicer hostels in Galle ! It’s honestly perfect. The facilities were of high quality and everything was super clean. Host was friendly and helpful. I felt safe and secure. It’s in a good area too, everything you need close by and few minutes ride from couple of main beaches. Definitely stay here if you have the opportunity, I’d love to come back someday!!!
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Nov 2020
    This hostel was amazing ! Totally worth it for the price. Gorgeous garden and the atmosphere is great. Dorm and bathroom were super clean with good facilities. Host was a great honest guy. The food is amazing and cheap. Good location with easy access to buses that run to city center. This is a perfect place to hang out and plan your trip around Galle. Overall an incredible place for an unbeatable price. Would definitely stay here again in the future.
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    10 Dec 2020
    Great hostel with great amenities, just wish I was staying there longer to enjoy it more. Beautiful green garden with plenty of spaces to relax and hanging out. Host was very helpful with everything that you need, so you really feel like at home. The Old Parkland overall was an amazing stay and the food and drinks were lovely as well ! Would stay again and recommend !
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities