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    YMCA Tourist Hostel

    39, Bristol Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    28/1/2018 29/1/2018
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    Room & Suite (5)
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    • Excellent5%
    • Very good12%
    • Average28%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible43%
    3 weeks ago
    “Well located”
    16 Sep 2017
    “If there is no other option...”
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    1 - 5 of 37 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This place is located in the center of the city and near to the bus stand and railway station. If you consider this place as a last option for a sort stay then you may consider. But not highly recommended place to visit and stay.

    Thank jthatparan j
    Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

    The only good thing about this place is central location (colombo fort) and mosquito nest. Otherwise stay away. Room was neglected and had horrible smell (possibly of some chemicals). Also dirty shared bathrooms, no toilet paper or soap, broken showers, no window glass and see-through...More

    Thank Andreja T
    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for a night in 2013. Although it was a long time ago, I can still remember the evening vividly. The only good thing I can say is that it is close to the train station. The room was basic and the bed...More

    Thank HongKongnotCN
    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    This is a shabby place. The rooms are not clean. In our first room a door lock was missing. So we changed to another room. Here we found bedbugs.. So we changed again and again bedbugs.. The fourth room was ok, we didn't spot any...More

    3  Thank Thomasvanrest
    Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

    Little expensive for room with common toilet, but both was nice and clean. I liked the style of hotel much. Day time very loud there, but near bus and train station. Also you can get cheap and tasty food just down of hotel.

    1  Thank Jenia S
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    • 19
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    • Sri Lanka >
    • Western Province >
    • Colombo
    • Also Known As
    • Ymca Tourist Hotel Colombo
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    Traveller (15)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (1)
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    "The building is very close to a main road and as the doors only have slats on them the noise comes in from..."
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    "All rooms are good."
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    "Try to get a room on the 1st floor because they dont have lifts. If you have sleeping bags, you might prefer..."
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    "just avoid YMCA colombo at any costs"
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