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Colombo Sea View Hostel

1.6 km from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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2 45/1 Initium Road, Floor 3, Apartment | Dehiwala, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If u're passing through Colombo u shouldnt miss that place. The place is pretty basic but cheap, beds are comfortable and clean, food is yummyumyy! Breakfast included! I'm very happy I found that place with a host u wont find somewhere around the island. She is a warm hearted helpful and always happy women treating everybody like her own kids....

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for only one night before flying out of Sri Lanka, so we didn't care much about the location (I guess it's fine, plus there is a beach restaurant in 2 mins walking distance). Important was that the place was affordable - for Colombo, 900 is fairly cheap, basic breakfast included. The place is spotless and the owner is a...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights and loved the seaside location, local neighbourhood, the homely vibe and most of all Auntie Prema who has a big warm heart and treated her guests like children of her own. I would recommend this place to people who like to be away from the city, in a homely and humble bubble...

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If you're passing through Colombo, stay here! Beach is 1 minute walk away and so empty and pristine, especially compared to other nearby beaches in Dhehiwala/Mount Lavinia. The host is the sweetest and most generous Sri Lankan woman I've met. Great vegetarian local food joint to eat right nearby, on the corner with the main road. Facilities are basic but...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is right by the beach with a view toward the beach right in your room!!! The lady who took care the place we call her mama, a lovely lady who make you feel right at home. Good breakfast with egg, toast, fruits, and tea!!! Great stay :D

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Due to Prema's good manner (manager) we'll stay one more night here. She cares you as your parents. & Hostel... Good price, good breakfast, no mosquito, good sea view, good atmosphere, good coffee, just a little weak Internet. We slept well while we were hearing the sound of sea whole the night.hay

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Thank Fattaneh S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Preme is a great host she was always referring to me as her son she was welcoming and always happy to help the place is nice maybe a hundred metres away from the ocean which is always warm i went swimming late last night and it's winter here i would stay here again

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived late at night without a booking but were warmly welcomed. Mama Prema had a sweet big smile which always makes things better. Would recommend staying here, feels more like a home than your everyday hostel and it's only 1 minute to the beach, in Dehiwala area, just outside of colombo's hecticness.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Owner Prema nanda is so kind like mom. She is good woman and I stay there with feeling like home. Room and bathroom are clean and this hostel is in 3rd floor so it is good security. I would like to stay here again.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed here when we arrived in Colombo. Prema the small manager welcomed us and made us feel at home straight away. She cooked us a lovely little breakfast in the morning and helped us with our visa extension. If I was back in Colombo I would definitely stay here again just to see Prema's big smile. Great clean, small...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colombo Sea View Hostel is situated in Dehiwala by the beautiful beach and has a panoramic sea view . Easy access to Indian High commission and all other embassies . If you are traveling to down south beach resorts like Hikkaduwa , Unawatuna , Mirissa , Bentota, we are a convenient stop over . There are frequent buses and trains from nearby bus stop and train station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colombo Sea View Hostel

Address: 2 45/1 Initium Road, Floor 3, Apartment | Dehiwala, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Adikaram Sea View Hostel)
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Price Range: RM49 - RM89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Sea view and lovely sunset!”
 of 5 bubbles 413duncanb, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“good dorm with sea view. Its quiet and very safty and just some steps to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Travellaroundtheworl, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There's only one room with attached bathroom, and that's not the sea-facing one. The other two rooms need to use the single common bathroom. So choose as per your priority, sea-view or bathroom convenience.”
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  • Common Bathroom Door
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 of 5 bubbles MithunKr, 1 Jan 2014 | Read review
“If you don't want to get lost when looking for this one, don't go for this hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles vikihelene, 25 Oct 2013 | Read review
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