Hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

12 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Hikkaduwa

Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…The hostel features comfortable and stylish rooms that overlook the lake, providing guests with stunning views of the water and surrounding greenery. Guests can enjoy the beautiful scenery from … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes not included - 11% Breakfast not included. No curfew. Non smoking in the rooms." …"The nearest bus stand is Hikkaduwa Bus Stand, the property is only a 16- … More
Party Hostel
"…2. Check in from 12:00 noon to 23:00. 3. Check out before 11:30. 4. Payment upon arrival by cash only. 5. NO smoking in Room, but have smoking area. 6. Reception working 8.00-23.00." …"… … More
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…Whatever your needs and preferences, you will definitely find the perfect corner to relax at Lazy Koala! Summary Even if this place is slightly more expensive than your average backpackers, … More
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…If you have any suggestions for improvement, please feel free to contact us, we will gladly accept and implement them! :) IMPORTANT: Our rooms are available for bookings from September 15. … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…They also come with mosquito nets (which are definitely needed), and plug sockets. Air conditioning and ceiling fans are installed, and the room is decorated nicely too. There's lots of room and … More
Galle Road, Wewala Hikkaduwa More
Solo Traveller
162/01, Kalavitigoda Polonwaththa More

Travellers Hostel

Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…The hostel, therefore, isn't really the place to make friends. Wi-Fi just about works, but can be very slow. Summary If you've come from partying in Unawatuna and looking for a secluded … More
Solo Traveller
Galle Road, Sri Lanka 237 More
Solo Traveller
Minsara Villa, Millagoda, Hikkaduwa ... More

Hotels in Hikkaduwa

"…***Property Policies & Conditions: 1. Cancellation policy: At least 3 days advance notice for free cancellation. 2. Check in from 14:00. 3. Check out before 12:00 noon. 4. Payment upon … More

Coral Seas Beach

Free Breakfast
"…The top floor, is a private solarium for our guests with amazing sunset views to the Indian Ocean. Sunbeds and beach games are at guests disposal to make the most of Hikkaduwa’s Beach. Among … More

Villa Birdlake

Free Breakfast
"…Attached bathrooms includes hot water & a shower. All our 4 Standard rooms are provided with free Toiletries, Linen, Toweling & Tea/Coffee & Bottled Water. One room can accommodate up … More

Guest Houses in Hikkaduwa

"…Most of the nice restaurants and bars are a bit further away, but you can always hop on a tuk tuk or rent a bike to move around more easily. Plenty of banks and ATMs, wine stores, supermarkets, … More

Villa Hikkaduwa

Free Breakfast
"…Come dinner time we offer a 'Fresh From Market Dinner Experience' this simply means whatever is fresh from the markets that day is turned into a delicious dinning experience. You will be notified … More
"…Situated 98 kilometres south of Colombo on the west coast 140km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport and from the Maththala International airport, Hikkaduwa is accessible via the newly … More
"…2. Check in from 13:00. 3. Check out before 12:00 noon. 4. Payment upon arrival by cash only. 5. Smoking Allowed 6. Reception working 24 hours." …"…• Kelaniya • Kaduwela • Baddegama thorugh … More

Hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

12 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Hikkaduwa (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 Hikkaduwa.

Hikkaduwa is a popular beach side resort town on the coast of Sri Lanka. The town has been a well established tourist destination since the 1970s, resulting in an array of cheap guesthouses, hostels, restaurants and tacky souvenir shops.

Hikkaduwa can be easily reached from the country’s capital. There are a local train that regularly runs through the town as well as local buses. It is also popular to hire a local driver to take you around the island. The train line runs along the coast of Sri Lanka and is a great opportunity for people watching and experiencing the culture firsthand.

The popularity of Hikkaduwa in the 1970s has lead to some beach erosion. Though Hikkaduwa might no longer be the ideal place to relax on the beach, it still offers plenty of other activities. Watching the fishermen at work in the early morning is definitely a sight worth seeing. The town also has good nightlife, markets and plenty of happy-hour specials. There are numerous local restaurants serving fresh seafood and local curries in addition to several international eateries. Don’t miss the local curry lunch special: a mix of five local curries with rice.

Hikkaduwa has lots of budget accommodation options, including traditional hostels, guesthouses, guesthouse-style hostels, and even some cheaper resorts and sparse high-end hotels. There are always plenty of opportunities to pick up some great hotel deals in Hikkaduwa. All accommodations cater to tourists and generally offer good services and facilities. Breakfast usually is included in the price of the room and includes a selection of traditional Sri Lankan breakfast items. Guesthouse-style accommodations may also offer dinner options. Laundry facilities are sometimes available, especially in guesthouses. Hikkaduwa hostels tend to have a friendly vibe and be great places to meet other likeminded travelers.

Written by local enthusiast for Hikkaduwa hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Hikkaduwa hostels Kelly Sheldrick

Hikkaduwa 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 Hikkaduwa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 12
Average dorm price $8
Average private room price $32
Cheapest hostel in Hikkaduwa Lucky Beach Front Hostel with $3
Party hostels in Hikkaduwa Hummus Hostel & Restaurant (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7

FAQ about Hikkaduwa Hostels

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5 Best Hostels in Hikkaduwa

5 Best Hostels in Hikkaduwa

8 Cheapest Hostels in Hikkaduwa

8 Cheapest Hostels in Hikkaduwa

3 Hostels in Hikkaduwa with Private Rooms

3 Hostels in Hikkaduwa with Private Rooms

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Ahangama (33 Km / 21 mi.)
Midigama (37 Km / 23 mi.)

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