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Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo, Colombo

2-star2 stars
247 R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka

City-center hostel within easy reach of Galle Face Green
  • Free English breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Quite clean
Room needs to be improved

Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo, Colombo

from $22 CAD
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Basic Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

What’s around Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo, Colombo


  • In Kollupitiya
  • Galle Face Green - 17 min walk
  • Galle Face Beach - 18 min walk
  • Pettah Market - 44 min walk
  • Liberty Plaza - 1 min walk
  • Chabad of Sri Lanka - 6 min walk
  • United States Embassy Colombo - 6 min walk
  • St Anthony's Church - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 53 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 13 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 19 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 52 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 26 rooms


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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo, Colombo’s small print

Also known as

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  • Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

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.

Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo, Colombo

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