13 Best Hostels in Kandy

13 Best Hostels in Kandy

Nestled in the lush green mountains of central Sri Lanka, Kandy is a city that exudes a special charm and mystique. Known as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a must-visit destination for travelers to the island. Its centerpiece is the revered Temple of the Tooth, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws pilgrims from all over the world.

Here are the best hostels in Kandy.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Kandy

  1. Funk Bunks - best for Digital Nomads, Solo Traveller
  2. Catch The Ella Train Hostel - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  3. 2in1 Kandy - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  4. 281 Kandy City Hostel & Rooms - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  5. White Rose Hostel
  6. Lazy Bear Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  7. Villa 92 City Stay - best for Solo Traveller
  8. Banana Bunks
  9. Stay Lost & Found - Kandy
  10. Island vibes hostel
  11. The Drop Inn - best for Solo Traveller
  12. Kandy Tower Inn
  13. View City Point

How much are hostels in Kandy?

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 Kandy

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Kandy

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in Kandy

On the map: Hostel Locations in Kandy

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Kandy. 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

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Funk Bunks

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

Catch The Ella Train Hostel

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Funk Bunks

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Kandy: Funk Bunks

This is the overall best rated hostel in Kandy. The overall rating is 9.7. 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 Funk Bunks starts from $3.74.

Book Funk Bunks here

#1 Best Hostel in Kandy
Funk Bunks

FAQ about Kandy Hostels

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

A hostel in Kandy costs $11 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Kandy costs $30. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
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Catch The Ella Train Hostel and 2in1 Kandy are the best rated hostels in Kandy for female solo travellers.
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  • 9 guesthouses

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