11 Best Hostels in Colombo

11 Best Hostels in Colombo

Are you looking for a budget-friendly way to experience the cultural and historical wonders of Sri Lanka's bustling capital city? Look no further than Colombo's top hostels! From backpacker hangouts to chic and stylish accommodations, these hostels offer the perfect combination of affordability and convenience for travelers on the go. With unique amenities such as rooftop bars and communal kitchens, you'll have plenty of opportunities to meet fellow adventurers and experience the city's energy.

Here are the best hostels in Colombo.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Colombo

  1. Hostel At Galle Face - best for Solo Traveller
  2. Hitchhike Backpackers - best for Solo Traveller
  3. Seconds Hostels - best for Couples
  4. Stay Lost & Found - Colombo - best for Couples, Family-Friendly Hostel, Female Solo Traveller, Groups (10+ people), Older travelers (+50), Solo Traveller
  5. Clock Inn Dehiwala - best for Couples, Family-Friendly Hostel
  6. C1 Colombo Fort - best for Couples, Female Solo Traveller, Older travelers (+50)
  7. Backpack Lanka - best for Couples, Older travelers (+50)
  8. VIBE Hostels - best for Couples, Family-Friendly Hostel
  9. Colombo Beach Hostel by Nomadic - best for Digital Nomads, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  10. Clock Inn - best for Digital Nomads, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  11. Colombo Downtown Monkey Backpackers Hostel

How much are hostels in Colombo?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Colombo

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Colombo

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Full List of best Hostels in Colombo

On the map: Hostel Locations in Colombo

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Colombo. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

πŸ† Overall Best Hostel:

Hostel At Galle Face

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ Female Solo-Traveler:

Stay Lost & Found - Colombo

🀹 Solo-Traveler:

Hostel At Galle Face

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦ Family Hostel with Kids:

Stay Lost & Found - Colombo

πŸ‘©β€β€οΈβ€πŸ‘¨ for Couples:

Seconds Hostels

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Colombo: Hostel At Galle Face

This is the overall best rated hostel in Colombo. The overall rating is 9.2. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Hostel At Galle Face starts from $8.47.

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#1 Best Hostel in Colombo
Hostel At Galle Face

FAQ about Colombo Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Colombo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Colombo costs $15 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Colombo costs $33. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
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Seconds Hostels is the best hostel in Colombo for couples.
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Hostel At Galle Face!

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