All Hostels in Hikkaduwa

Welcome to your detailed guide for Hikkaduwa hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. Compare prices for Hikkaduwa hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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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.

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Cheapest hostel in Hikkaduwa


(Lucky Beach Front Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Hikkaduwa


(Chami's Place is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Hikkaduwa for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Hikkaduwa for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Hikkaduwa? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Hikkaduwa alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Hikkaduwa. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Hikkaduwa (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Hikkaduwa here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Ambalangoda Ambalangoda (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Galle Galle (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Ahungalla Ahungalla (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Unawatuna Unawatuna (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Habaraduwa Koggala Habaraduwa Koggala (28 Km / 18 mi.)
Ahangama Ahangama (33 Km / 21 mi.)

FAQ about Hikkaduwa Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Hikkaduwa. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Hikkaduwa. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Hikkaduwa Hostels shows all 8 Hostels in Hikkaduwa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Steffi‘s Mandala is the best hostel in Hikkaduwa for families. compares prices for 8 hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Hikkaduwa such as

  • 5 hotels
  • 8 guesthouses
  • 1 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Hikkaduwa.

Chami's Place is the best rated hostel for partying in Hikkaduwa.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Hikkaduwa - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Hikkaduwa

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Hikkaduwa and Sri Lanka.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Hikkaduwa