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Colombo City Hostel

Hostel | 68 S D S Jayasinghe, Mawatha, Kohuwella. Kalubowila, Colombo, Sri Lanka n/a

86.0% Overall Rating

9 out of 10 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/03/2014)


"The design and layout is tasteful. There is an open backyard kitchen with a large wooden table and benches that just invites anyone and everyone to converge and share stories. It feels very communal…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 22.00
  • Towel USD 1.50

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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About Colombo City Hostel

- Free really fast 4G WiFi
- Warm, friendly, professional staff
- Fully equipped kitchen available 24/7
- Individual fans and mosquito nets on each bed
- Large secure lockers with internal power point for charging personal electronics
- Excellent and plentiful bathroom facilities
- Indoor and outdoor lounges
- Plunge pool and sun loungers
- Free toast,tea and coffee all day long
- Airport pick-up may be arranged
- Nearby ATMs and banks
- Weekly parties (quiz night, movie night, beerpong)
- FREE luggage storage

Accommodation Information

“One of the homeliest hostels I've stayed at” Colombo City Hostel is a simple yet stylish hostel that guarantees a clean, affordable, fun environment to meet new people and create unforgettable memories.

With 3 hostels across Sri Lanka, we are an established hostel chain that also provides plenty of activities including trips throughout the island, pub crawls, quiz/movie nights and of course, someone to always share your travelling stories with.

Location Information

Colombo City Hostel is in metropolitan Kohuwalla (pronounced Ko-hoo-va-lah). The hostel is handily located between the cultural heart of the city, Colombo 7 -- home to the National Museum, Cinnamon Gardens and Independence Square -- and the beach at Mount Lavinia with its many eateries and bars.

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