Hostels in Matara/ Madiha, Sri Lanka

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Get to know Matara/ Madiha (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Matara/ Madiha is also named and spelled Madiha - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

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

FAQ about Matara/ Madiha Hostels

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

A hostel in Matara/ Madiha costs on average $10 for a dorm. A hostel in Matara/ Madiha with private rooms costs on average $48. shows all 3 Hostels in Matara/ Madiha. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Spindrift Hostel Madiha is the best rated hostel in Matara/ Madiha for female solo travellers. compares prices for 3 hostels in Matara/ Madiha, Sri Lanka. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Matara/ Madiha such as
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The Doctor's House is the best rated hostel for partying in Matara/ Madiha.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Matara/ Madiha

Your Packing List for Matara/ Madiha

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Matara/ Madiha 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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Matara/ Madiha 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 Matara/ Madiha, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$10 Average dorm price
$48 Average private room price
$10 Cheapest hostel in Matara/ Madiha
The Doctor's House is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Matara/ Madiha
The Doctor's House is the best rated
Most Matara/ Madiha hostels are located in
5.8 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Mirissa (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Weligama (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Midigama (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Ahangama (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Tangalle (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Unawatuna (34 Km / 21 mi.)

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