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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.0/5 Very Good
13 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk


Explore the area

Popular LocationLiberty Plaza4 min walk
Popular LocationUnited States Embassy Colombo5 min walk
Popular LocationBeira Lake16 min walk
AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)43 min drive

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  • Triple room (En Suite)

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple room (En Suite)
  • 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More details6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
  • 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room (3rd Floor)

    Room amenities

    • 807 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 4 Single Bunk Beds
    More details8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room (3rd Floor)
  • 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room (2nd Floor)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 4 Single Bunk Beds
    More details8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room (2nd Floor)
  • Budget Triple Room (En Suite)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsBudget Triple Room (En Suite)

About this area


Located in Colombo, Colombo City Hostel 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 Sugathadasa Stadium.

Visit our Colombo travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Liberty Plaza - 4 min walk
  • United States Embassy Colombo - 5 min walk
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 13 min walk
  • Gangaramaya Temple - 14 min walk
  • Beira Lake - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 11 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 43 min drive

About this property

Colombo City Hostel

Colombo hostel in Kollupitiya, near Nawaloka Hospital
This hostel features coffee/tea in a common area, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a library, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and ceiling fans.
Colombo City Hostel offers 6 forms of accommodation with a ceiling fan. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service


Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)


Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


Ceiling fan


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 69 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a 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.

Property is also known as

Colombo City Hostel Colombo
Colombo City Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Colombo City Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Colombo
Colombo City Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Colombo City Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Colombo City Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Colombo City Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Colombo City Hostel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 69 per vehicle applies.
Where is Colombo City Hostel located?
Located in Kollupitiya, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Liberty Plaza, Nawaloka Hospital and Galle Face Green. Bellagio Casino and Galle Face Beach are also within 15 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Colombo City Hostel

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


    A basic hostel

    A very basic hostel. It is tucked away at the corner of a small back alley, and the taxi driver had much difficulty to locate the place.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2018

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Nice hostel with great vibe!

    i had a great time at that hostel! I would definitely go back! The staff is so nice and they have breakfast included!

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017

    5/5 Excellent

    Best place to stay in Colombo

    This is hands down the best accommodation I had in Sri Lanka. (Along with Kandy City Hostel) The people are extremely nice, your close to all the amenities and it instantly feels like home. I met some wonderful people and it was positive vibes all the time.

    Pros: The people, location, beds, showers, all of it!

    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
    Nice stop over

    Easy stay, friendly staff and amazing balcony for mornings and evenings

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2017

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
    Comfortable hostel

    Only stayed here as a transit between my flight and Kandy. Was a little difficult to find in the taxi. The room was comfortable enough, bathrooms were clean and the breakfast was really good. Unfortunately didn't get to explore the neighbourhood but it definitely suited me for the one night.