Evergreen Colombo




The Hostelz.com Review

Evergreen Colombo is a hostel located in the Mount Lavina area of Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital city. This is a fantastic social hostel for backpackers looking to meet other travelers with which to explore Sri Lanka. Evergreen Colombo has Wi-Fi throughout and offers rooms cooled by a fan or air conditioning. Breakfast is included with all bookings. Guests may pay for their stay with credit cards but there are also ATMs located nearby.

The Location

Evergreen Colombo is well located near metro lines and just a five-minute walk to the beach. Colombo is well connected with apps like Uber and Grab, so it's easy to get around the city, or use the traditional method of rickshaws. Evergreen Colombo can be a bit hard to find in the evening when the gate is closed and it's harder to see the sign, so keep an eye out for the house number. There is a driveway and space for guests to park cars or motorbikes. The staff at Evergreen Colombo are happy to help arrange for guests to rent their own tuk-tuk to drive across Sri Lanka. They can also help arrange transport to the airport if needed.

Rooms and Bathrooms

The facilities at Evergreen Colombo are very modern and comfortable. There are private rooms available with bathrooms and air conditioning. Rooms, including co-ed four-bed dorms and female four-bed dorms, vary in size. The mattresses are super comfortable and each bed area has a power outlet with a USB charging socket and a reading light. Rooms are cooled with air conditioning. Bathrooms are shared with modern showers and toilets. Towels and linens are included. There are large lockers in which to store personal belongings.

Common Spaces

Evergreen Colombo recently installed a cinema room and often screen films. Overall, there is a very social vibe at the hostel as many international travelers choose to stay here. The large dining space is used as a hangout area after breakfast and there are games and books available for use. There is a large patio space where guests can relax on bean bags or sit at tables. In addition, there is luggage storage and laundry facilities. Tea and coffee are always available and guests are allowed to use the kitchen upon request.


Evergreen Colombo is a comfortable and social hostel that is a fantastic option for anyone looking to stay in the Mount Lavina area. It is ideal for backpackers, couples, and families.
by Lola
Hostelz.com Staff Reviewer
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(Location is approximate. You may need to pan/move to find "Evergreen Colombo" at 2 St. Sylvester Road, Mount Lavinia.)


2 St. Sylvester Road, Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
6.842908, 79.867705 (accuracy not guaranteed)
+94 112732912
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