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Discover well-known properties in Colombo that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 1,204 hotels in Colombo and price data was last updated on 29 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in Colombo is $11/night.
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177 R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Miracle City Inn Hostel is located in Colombo and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It provides free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.6
Good
445 reviews
Location
2.0 km from city centre
No. 1a, Stubbs Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Located in Colombo, Thambili Island @ Stubbs is an easy drive from National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and R. Premadasa Stadium. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
6.8
Good
184 reviews
Location
5.2 km from city centre
46 Hospital Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Only two minutes from Colombo World Trade Center, CityRest Fort is located in the heart of Colombo. It provides a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and free wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
7.2
Good
1092 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
6 Rheinland Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Located a short stroll from Bambalapitiya Railway Station, Layover Colombo provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Colombo. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.
Air conditioning
Location
3.3 km from city centre
44 Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Located in Colombo, Backpack Hostel 44 is an easy drive from National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and R. Premadasa Stadium. It also offers meeting rooms, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.7
Excellent
484 reviews
Location
6.5 km from city centre
41 1/1 Galle Face Terrace, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hostel At Galle Face is situated in Colombo and is a short walk from Slave Island Railway Station. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
260 reviews
Location
1.3 km from city centre
No 537, Colombo Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Bohemian Negombo is located in Negombo and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.3
Good
297 reviews
Location
2.3 km from city centre
6A, Samudra Mawatha (Off Beach Road), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Located in Colombo, Colombo Lavinia Beach Hostel is within easy reach of St Peter's College and National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Location
10.2 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Colombo

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Colombo. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Colombo:$11/night
Cheapest price found:$3/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$4 - $31
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$6 - $22
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hostels in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Discover affordable stays in Colombo that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Colombo can be found for as low as $9 per night. There is currently one property in Colombo that can be booked for this price. Colombo Beach Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Colombo. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hostels in Colombo at the moment. Consider alternative dates if you're able to compare prices.
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#30 De Saram Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
1.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$9
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247 R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$9
Avg. per night
No. 55 George East De Silva Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
$24
Avg. per night
Munidasa Kumarathunga Mawatha, Katunayake, Sri Lanka
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$25
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Colombo

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35/8A, Meegahawatte Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
10.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$21
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56, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
6.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$56
Avg. per night
No.11, Marine Drive, Colombo, Sri Lanka
6.1 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$36
Avg. per night
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2.2 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$92
Avg. per night
Colombo, Sri Lanka
9.1 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$46
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
11.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
Airport shuttle
$12
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Where to stay in Colombo

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Colombo to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
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Facts about staying in Colombo

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Colombo to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Colombo?

    $11 per night is how much hostels in Colombo cost, on average. $4 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $11 per night or less is a good deal. Colombo hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with July being the most expensive month to book, and in October being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Colombo?

    Cityrest Fort is the best Colombo hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Cityrest Fort has a rating of 7.2/10 from 1,092 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    The closest Colombo hostel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is Cityrest Fort, which is 27.8 km away.

  • Should I stay in a Colombo hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Colombo on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Colombo offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

  • Does Colombo have hostels with “Beachfront” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there is a hostel in Colombo with “Beachfront” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 1 hostel have the “Beachfront” amenity in the Colombo area. Colombo Beach Hostel is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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