Hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

10 hostels available. Prices start from $2 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 Youth Hostel
"…Check out before 10:00 AM. 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 … More
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…When you are not chilling on the beach, join our sunrise yoga classes with an awesome view. Our new highlight: We now also offer kayak tours on Rathgama Lake followed by Rice&Curry. This is … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…Moreover, on each floor, there are beanbags and a massive area just for chilling around. The photos of the owner hanging all over the place also add to the special vibe here. Whatever your needs … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…In the evenings, if people aren't here, then they will be up in the second common area, which is like a treehouse. This has seating arranged in a circle, making it an awesome place to just rock up … More
Galle Road, Wewala Hikkaduwa More
Solo Traveller
162/01, Kalavitigoda Polonwaththa More
Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller
Galle Road, Sri Lanka 237 More

Travellers Hostel

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The Location This a small town with one large road passing through it. Once you're on this road, head north (with the sea on your left) toward the north end of the town. You will soon see a … More

Hotels in Hikkaduwa

"…Hikkaduwa Beach Hotel provides room and suite accommodation intended to deliver modern trendy style with an inspirational and relaxed stay for all guests. The hotel offers four exotic … More

Coral Seas Beach

Free Breakfast
"…Sunbeds and beach games are at guests disposal to make the most of Hikkaduwa’s Beach. Among other services, the Coral Seas includes WiFi in the common areas and 24-hour reception assistance, … 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

"…There are not enough electricity plugs in the room, but there are additional ones in the corridor if you're really in need. The rooms aren't too clean, and neither are the bathrooms for that … More

Villa Hikkaduwa

Free Breakfast
"…Room service is also available on request from our A la carte menu. Beverages are available throughout the day in the restaurant and garden. A traditional Sri Lankan breakfast is included in the … More
"…With its surfing waves, long stretch of clean and beautiful beach, an unmatchable holiday experience in the company of nature is assured to simply every nature lover to the area . Situated 98 … More
"…100% secured parking onsite is available. Calm and quiet location for leisurely stay. ***Property Policies*** Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No … More

Apartments in Hikkaduwa

Ayesha Hostel

"…Cozy veranda overlooking a small garden with orchids and other flowers. The house has everything you need for life. The house is situated in a quiet location just 5 minutes walk to the beach … More

Hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

10 hostels available. Prices start from $2 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 10
Average dorm price $9
Average private room price $34
Cheapest hostel in Hikkaduwa Lucky Beach Front Hostel with $3
Party hostels in Hikkaduwa Hummus Hostel & Restaurant (4 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.5

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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