Dambulla City Hostel
Dambulla City Hostel is simple yet stylish. We follow the tried and tested European model of a no-frills hostel –clean, safe, affordable and fun.
We have a chill laid back atmosphere, and with the bus station here Dambulla makes a perfect base to explore the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka.
Just outside the city center, the hostel boasts a large front and back yard equipped with a Volley Ball Court and swimming pool as well comfortable lounging areas both inside and outside. The hostel has free WiFi, a kitchen available for guests’ use 24/7 and a friendly international staff.
Tuk Tuk's avaiable to local attractions such as Sigiriya and Pidurangala at additional cost. The hostel is within 20 minutes walking to Dambulla Cave Temple and Golden Temple.
The hostel has a budget no frills dorm for those traveling on super tight budgets, along with a female and regular dorm room with individual fans and lockers for the guests. We also have private rooms with and without AC available.
Breakfast is included with the 4 bed, female dorm, and private rooms
Breakfast is not included in the Budget 6 bed dorm, but is available at an additional cost.
DCH is a friendly place where solo travelers often meet travel buddies to continue on their Sri Lankan trip.
The property is cash only
Cancellation Policy is 24 hours in advance or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Airport Transfers
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Guest must check in after 2pm
Early Check in only possible if bed available and guest had contacted hostel in advance
Guests must check out between 7am and 11am. If Checking out early please settle bill the night before.
24 hours in advance. If a booking is cancelled less than 1 day before arrival guest will be charged the full amount of their stay. In the event of a no-show or a booking reduction (after arrival date) No refund will be given.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Directions coming from Kandy:
The bus will stop at the main bus station which is located 1 Km from the hostel. The route is marked on our map. For Tuk-Tuk directions, you ask the driver to take you to Ceylon Electricity Board and there you will see a large sign marked DCH. Price should be around 200 rs.
Directions coming from Colombo:
The bus stand is located near the clock tower and from there you walk back to Colombo direction around 800 meters. Tuk-Tuk price would be around 100 rs. You can find the route marked in the map.
We are also easily found on Google Maps and Maps.Me
Dambulla City Hostel is conveniently centrally located.
Popular day trips include trips to Sigirya, Kandy, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura. In addition we are also conveniently placed close to several national parks and other places of interest.
The hostel is 15 minutes walk from the main attraction of Dambulla- The Cave Temple.