Colombo City Hostel

68 S D S, Jayasinghe Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Distance from city centre: 7.8km

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THE ORIGINAL HOSTEL IN SRI LANKA

Colombo City Hostel is your home away from home and was the first hostel in Sri Lanka and still is the only hostel chain, with sister hostels in Kandy and Dambulla .

We are both a party hostel and a relaxed home with events from BBQs to pubcrawls to simple drinking games or a social dinner in our outdoor Kitchen.

Set in a traditional Sri Lankan house, Colombo City Hostel is a simple yet stylish hostel that guarantees a clean, affordable, fun environment to meet new people and create unforgettable memories.

Colombo City Hostel is in metropolitan Kohuwalla (pronounced Ko-hoo-va-lah). The hostel is handily located, a mere 250 rupee to the beach and a short tuk tuk ride to the cultural heart of the city, Colombo 7.

Guests can find:
- FREE Super fast 4G WiFi
- No curfew/ 24h security
- FREE lockers with power plugs in keep your belongings charged and secure
- A fully equipped kitchen available 24/7 (the supermarket is just down the street)
- A plunge pool and sun loungers
- FREE toast, tea and coffee all day long
- FREE linen/mosquito nets
- Fans by each bed
- Large common areas
- Laundry service
- Weekly parties (quiz night, movie night, beerpong)
- FREE luggage storage

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Café
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

“Guests must check in between 12:00 and 23:00, and check out between 8:00 and 12:00. Early Check In is possible if beds available but please contact the Colombo City Hostel in this case.” And “If the booking is cancelled less than 1 day before arrival then a charge equal to 100% of the stay will be made. In the event of a no show or booking reduction (after arrival date) no refund will be given.”

Directions
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About 6km from Colombo and the transfer from the Trainstation with a Threewheeler would be around 500 Rupees.

If you want to take the Bus, just take the Number 120 from the Main Busstation until Kohuwala. There you have to walk until the next junction and then go right. After 300 m, the Hostel is on the left.

Pick ups from the Airport can be arranged for a small fee if notified in Advance

The Hostel is located between Galle Road and High Level Road- the 2 most main road used to travel in Sri Lanka for Long Distances..

Located Near

Located in the metropolitan area of Kohuwala, the location of CCH makes it an attractive option for those intent on discovering the pleasures of Colombo or simply to break a long journey in its simple but stylish and comfortable surroundings.

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