Hostels in Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka

2 hostels available. Prices start from $4.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Adam's Peak

"…The whole interior of the space gives a very cosy vibe. We are located on the Hatton main road and 2 mins walking distance from Hatton railway station. Our Hostel is used by couples and … More
"…Check out before 11:00 noon. Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes not included - 10% Breakfast not included. No curfew." …"The nearest bus stand is located 1.5 km from the property. Hatton … More

Hostels in Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka

2 hostels available. Prices start from $9.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Adam's Peak (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Adam's Peak.

Adam’s Peak (locally known as Sri Pada or ‘sacred footprint’) is the highest point in Sri Lanka. It is also a famous pilgrimage destination. Adam’s Peak is the place where Adam is thought to have first set foot after being extradited from heaven. It is also the place where Buddha left a huge ‘footprint' as he headed towards heaven. Others believe that the footprint was created by Lord Shiva.

Adam’s peak is located in the hill country of central Sri Lanka, amongst the Sri Lankan jungle. The closest settlement to Adam’s Peak is Dalhousie. Dalhousie is located on the railway route, so it is easily accessible from other places like Kandy and Colombo. From Dalhousie, it is easy to get to the beginning of the Adam’s Peak hike. While most visitors catch a local tuk-tuk or taxi, it's also possible to take the public bus.

There are a few accommodation options in the area surrounding Adam’s Peak. The hostel-type accommodations cater to tourists and tend to provide good services and facilities. Most hostels are in the style of guesthouses. These hostels offer both dorm-style and private rooms. A traditional Sri Lankan breakfast is usually included in the price. Wifi, hot showers, linen, towels and heating generally are included as well. Guesthouses and hostels usually have no issue catering to special dietary requirements. Electricity can be expensive in Sri Lanka, so be respectful of using any heating provided.

There are also some local accommodation options available near the hiking areas for those that wish to spend a couple of days climbing Adam’s Peak. These are usually guesthouses or budget hotels. Some have dorm-style rooms available with shared or private bathrooms. Adam’s Peak is one of the highlights of Sri Lanka. It is a tough, yet very rewarding, hike. The breathtaking panoramic view from the top definitely makes the trip worthwhile.

Written by local enthusiast for Adam's Peak hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Adam's Peak hostels Kelly Sheldrick

Adam's Peak Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Adam's Peak, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $10
Cheapest Hostel in Adam's Peak Madhusha Rest with $9
Average rating of all hostels 1.8

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Other Nearby Cities

Hatton (0.3 Km / 0.2 mi.)
Nuwara Eliya (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Mandaran Newara (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Kirinda (33 Km / 20 mi.)
Haputale (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Peradeniya (41 Km / 25 mi.)
Kandy (45 Km / 28 mi.)

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