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Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

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Overview of Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBeira Lake18 min walk
  • Popular LocationGalle Face Beach18 min walk
  • Popular LocationSri Lanka Air Force Museum16 min drive
  • AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)49 min drive

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About this area

Colombo

Located in Colombo, Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sinhalese Sports Club or R. Premadasa Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Liberty Plaza - 1 min walk
  • St Anthony's Church - 6 min walk
  • Beira Lake - 18 min walk
  • Galle Face Beach - 18 min walk
  • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 49 min drive

About this property

Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

Hostel with free breakfast, near Galle Face Green
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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • 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

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Shared accommodations

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

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 credit cards, debit cards and cash

Property is also known as

Backpack Hostel Lanka
Backpack Lanka
Backpack Lanka Central Colombo Hostel
Backpack Lanka Central Hostel
Backpack Lanka Central Colombo
Backpack Lanka Central
Backpack Lanka Central Colombo
Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo Colombo
Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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3.3
Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 38%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 34 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 34 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.1/5

Cleanliness

3.4/5

Staff & service

2.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly and helpful staff and easy access to town area.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2018

3/5 Okay

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.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2017

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not great
The room smelled bad when I arrived and the walls are thin so hear noise from other guests throughout the night. Bathrooms and showers are clean and staff are friendly.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Decent place for overnight sleep.Ac and wifi works
I got what I needed. Just a place to sleep. Bonus was the hot water and working wifi. no windows was minus.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good place
Very reasonable for budget travellers.