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Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo

City-center hostel within easy reach of Nawaloka Hospital

  • Free English breakfast and free WiFi

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  • Basic Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds - Shared kitchen facilities
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm - Bathroom
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247 R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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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
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 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

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Enter dates for 2 guests

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

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Colombo
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 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
  • Bellagio Casino - 9 min walk
  • Casino Marina Colombo - 9 min walk
  • Crescat Shopping Mall - 11 min walk
  • St. Andrew's Scots Kirk Church - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 29 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 5 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 7 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 29 min drive
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247 R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

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 fees & policies 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

Fees & policies

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. 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), Carnival (5-min walk), and Mango Tree (7-min walk).
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Bellagio Casino (9-min walk) and Casino Marina Colombo (9-min walk) are both nearby.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 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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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    VIRGINIE, 1 night romance trip, Feb. 1, 2019

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