Colombo's best hostel has a rooftop lounge/kitchen/chill space with great views over the city, including nearby Temple Trees, home of the PM. There are 33 beds in dorms on three floors. It's down some quiet lanes yet close to the action; look for signs. The hostel also runs excellent walking tours that are open to nonguests.
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Colombo City Hostel is a funky and friendly place for guests from near and far to relax, meet new people and enjoy Sri Lankan hospitality at its best. Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, the hostel's strategic location, right in the city center, makes it an ideal base from which to explore the capital.
Places such as the famous Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple or Viharamahadvi Park are within easy walking distance. They are just some of the attractions awaiting those who want to see more of the bustling city! Many bars, tasty restaurants, and rooftop hangouts are in the area. Mount Lavinia's city beach, which is filled with beach bars and restaurants, is only 9km away.
Colombo City Hostel is located 35km away from Bandaranaike International Airport and only 4km from Colombo Fort Railway Station. The property is about 3.5km from The Sri Lankan Immigration & Emigration Office and the IVS Global India Visa Application Center.
The facilities and services provided by Colombo City Hostel ensure that guests feellike they are athome away from home. The hostel offers access to a vast array of services, including a 24-hour front desk as well as 24/7 security,free Wi-Fi, luggage storage room, fitted kitchen and BBQ, smoking zone, and free parking. The hostel also has a splendid rooftop terrace with a 360°-panorama-view of the city. You can even glimpse the mesmerising sight of the sun setting over the Indian Ocean.
According to the travelers' preferences, Colombo City Hostel offers beds in dorms or private rooms.Each bed is equipped with a small fan and a locker. We provide towels, soft drinks and laundry facilities at a small surcharge. Our staff is always on site to help you with any travel tips, directions or other enquiries you may have.
In addition, Colombo City Hostel is a great place to meet fellow travellers and create lasting memories! The helpful and fun-loving hostel staff organises a range of enjoyable events, such as pub-crawls, BBQs, street food tours, games and movie nights, and much more.
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- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Airport transfers
- Board games
- Book exchange
- Ceiling fan
- Free parking
- Self-catering facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Linen included
- Security lockers
- Outdoor terrace
- Towels for hire
- Free WiFi available
- Luggage storage