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Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

City-center hostel within easy reach of Galle Face Green

  • Free English breakfast and free WiFi

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  • Basic Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds - Shared kitchen facilities
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm - Bathroom
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7.6.Good.
  • Friendly and helpful staff and easy access to town area.

    Oct 16, 2018

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  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 26 shared guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Concierge services

Feel at home

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

What’s around

  • Heart of Colombo
  • Galle Face Green - 17 min walk
  • Bellagio Casino - 18 min walk
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 18 min walk
  • Galle Face Beach - 18 min walk
  • Bally's Casino - 39 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Basic Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Location

  • Heart of Colombo
  • Galle Face Green - 17 min walk
  • Bellagio Casino - 18 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Colombo
  • Galle Face Green - 17 min walk
  • Bellagio Casino - 18 min walk
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 18 min walk
  • Galle Face Beach - 18 min walk
  • Bally's Casino - 39 min walk
  • Liberty Plaza - 1 min walk
  • Chabad of Sri Lanka - 6 min walk
  • St Anthony's Church - 6 min walk
  • United States Embassy Colombo - 6 min walk
  • Crescat Shopping Mall - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 49 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 16 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 29 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 26 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast daily

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Small print

Also known as

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

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include 168 Seafood Palace (4-min walk), The Palmyrah Restaurant (5-min walk), and The Manhattan Fish Market (6-min walk).
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Bellagio Casino (18-min walk) and Casino Marina Colombo (1-min drive) are both nearby.
7.6.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    J'ai eu une chambre individuelle . Sanitaires tres propres . Calme . Personel attentif et serviable . Je recommande

    michele, 1 night trip, Jan 31, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    まぁまぁ

    朝ごはんは着いてるので良かった コンビニもすぐ近くにある ロッカーがなかったので心配だったが結果何もなかった シャワーは故障中でお湯が出ず、別フロアを使うしかなかった ワイファイはあまり機能しなかった

    Eddy, 2 night trip, Jun 24, 2018

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  • 4.0.Fair

    背包里的充电宝不见了

    跟好友一起把背包和行李箱寄存在前台监控下方,但是好友背包里的充电宝不见了,因为着急赶飞机,没时间追查。

    1 night trip with friends, Jun 3, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    VIRGINIE, 1 night romance trip, Feb 1, 2019

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