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Colombo Lavinia Beach Hostel

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights and enjoyed the stay, checked in near 12 at night and checked out at 6.30am and this was no problem at all. Bed very comfortable and big rooms. It states on trip advisor that air con is available for 500 extra per night but we were actually charged 1000. There is an air con unit in...

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melbourne
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Brilliant location for a few nights if your planning to visit Colombo. City is assessable by bus, tuk tuk or train. 200 meters from the beach and beach bars! I have stayed here 3 times and merle is so helpful and accomodating. Love the atmosphere here at mount Lavinia beach hostel and will visit again when back in Colombo! Thanks...

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed twice at this hostel; at the beginning of our Sri Lanka trip, when we needed some rest after travelling around India for a month, and almost a month later at the end of our journey. In the end we stayed here for a week, in two different rooms. Both our stays were perfect and the owner takes great...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this lovely hostel twice during my month's trip to Sri Lanka and loved it. Friendly, helpful staff. Quiet location away from Colombo madness, complete with free tea and a splash pool. GO!!

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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our (two girls) stay at Colombo Lavina Beach Hostel for two days (14-15) Aug 2016 was very pleasant and welcoming. Owner lady was very helpful and jovial. They have a very beautiful property walking distance from the beach. Room was very good with a big window for fresh air. We would recommend everyone to stay here.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Really cosy place near the beach. Runned by a lovely lady and her family. The best thing is the backyard swimming pool. No aircon in the dorm I stayed in, so it got extremely hot during the night. My warmest night in Sri Lanka.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had stayed at three other hostels, before finding Lavinia Beach Hostel, from the advice from our wonderful guide, Janaka. We decided to pay an extra $10US to have our own private room with A/C, bathroom, kitchen, and large balcony. The courtyard was beautifully landscaped. We took pictures to incorporate the landscape into our backyard, located in Columbus, Ohio, USA....

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

I got in half asleep, dead on my feet and right away I knew this would be a good place. I had unknowingly been overpriced on my cab and the lovely owner of the Hostel immediately jumped to my rescue, trying to sort it all out. I then was shown the dorms where for two nights, due to the off...

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice stay at this hostel. However it is more like a homestay with the lay out but not in a negative way. This place has a very nice feel to it and is cheap considering the location. You are very safe here as they have lots of security such as a high fence and cctv. There...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The hostel is strategically located close to the Lavinia beach, which is just of 4 mins walk. The Hostel has good inside ambiance to walk in the compound with pool side. Owner puts her full attention to the good service of the guests. Hostel can be reached at all times, using Cabs from the Airport. Inside service is good, with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Accommodation at the Lavinia Beach Hostel consists of 10 rooms ranging from male, female and mixed dorms to private single, double, triple rooms with en-suite bathrooms. A/C is available for an extra cost of Rs. 500 a night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colombo Lavinia Beach Hostel

Address: 6A, Samudra Mawatha, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Price Range: ₹ 1,015 - ₹ 2,234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for one overlooking the Ocean - Beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles GEDDY59, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
“This is a good place for a few nights. It's out of Colombo city heading away from the airport. The beach was relaxing though very rough this time of year. If you're wanting to suss the surrounds of Lavinia or travelling from the south to Colombo (or heading south from Colombo) this is a nice place to recharge.”
 of 5 bubbles amyw305, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Upstairs have mosquito nets.”
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  • Upstairs beds with nets
 of 5 bubbles kates423, 10 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Just dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles SheWhoTravels23, 27 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at ground floor are better!”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderluxuria, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
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