Hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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

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FAQ about Hikkaduwa Hostels

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A hostel in Hikkaduwa costs on average $11 for a dorm. A hostel in Hikkaduwa with private rooms costs on average $44. shows all 7 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 couples.
Steffi‘s Mandala is the best rated hostel in Hikkaduwa for female solo travellers. compares prices for 7 hostels in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Hikkaduwa such as
  • 4 hotels
  • 8 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Hikkaduwa.

Bluefin Adventure & Deep Sea Fishing is the best rated hostel for partying in Hikkaduwa.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Hikkaduwa

Your Packing List for Hikkaduwa

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let'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:

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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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.
7 Total number of hostels
$11 Average dorm price
$44 Average private room price
$11 Cheapest hostel in Hikkaduwa
Chami's Place is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Hikkaduwa
5.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Ambalangoda (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Galle (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Unawatuna (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Habaraduwa Koggala (28 Km / 18 mi.)
Bentota (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Ahangama (33 Km / 21 mi.)
Midigama (37 Km / 23 mi.)

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