Located in Colombo, Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo is in the city centre and near the beach. Sri Lanka National Museum and Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include High Commission of India and Independence Memorial Hall. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sinhalese Sports Club or Sugathadasa Stadium.
Hostel in Colombo with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk
Along with concierge services, this hostel has dry cleaning and laundry facilities. Free English breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 26 shared rooms offer free WiFi.
Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo offers 26 forms of shared accommodation. This Colombo hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Food and drink
Free English breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash
Property is also known as
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Frequently asked questions
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Located in the heart of Colombo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Liberty Plaza, Chabad of Sri Lanka and St Anthony's Church. United States Embassy Colombo and Crescat Shopping Mall are also within 15 minutes.
Yes, Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Overall score and ratings
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Friendly and helpful staff and easy access to town area.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2018
7 Jul 2017
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Ok for one night only
Wasn't made clear at the time of booking that there wasn't a window in the room, tainted our stay massively, staff were friendly and very helpful, AC unit was powerful and wifi was ok. Breakfast was good, simple fried egg on toast.