All Hostels in Negombo

Welcome to your detailed guide for Negombo 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 Negombo, Sri Lanka. Compare prices for Negombo 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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Negombo 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 Negombo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Negombo


(Sylvester Villa Hostel Negombo is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Negombo


(Sky Hostel Negombo is the best rated)

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Hostels in Negombo 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 Negombo for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Negombo? 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 Negombo alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Negombo. 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 Negombo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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

Other Nearby Cities
Katunayaka Katunayaka (7 Km / 4 mi.)
Ragama Ragama (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Gampaha Gampaha (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Colombo Colombo (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Nugegoda Nugegoda (38 Km / 23 mi.)
Ranala Ranala (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Mount Lavinia Mount Lavinia (41 Km / 26 mi.)

FAQ about Negombo Hostels

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

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Negombo Backpackers is the best rated hostel in Negombo for female solo travellers. compares prices for 31 hostels in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

  • 9 hotels
  • 25 guesthouses
  • This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Negombo.

    Sky Hostel Negombo is the best rated hostel for partying in Negombo.
    It offers: Bar.

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    Your Packing List for Negombo

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Negombo 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.

    Get your full Packing List here

    Your Packing List for Negombo