Backpack Lanka
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7.8 Very good location
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7.8Location
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  • Airport transfer

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Nearest essentials

  • Airports
    • 11 km
    • Ratmalana Airport (RML)
    • 30 km
    • Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
  • Bus and rail stations
    • 350 meters
    • Kollupitiya Railway Station
    • 1.3 km
    • Slave Island Railway Station
  • Hospital or clinic
    • 100 meters
    • Asha Central Hospital
  • Pharmacy
    • 30 meters
    • Healthguard Phamacy
  • Convenience store
    • 9 km
    • Kottege Grocery
  • Cash withdrawal
    • on site

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4.9

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  • Cleanliness 6.6
  • Facilities 6.1
  • Location 7.8
  • Room comfort and quality 6.9
  • Service 7.8
  • Value for money 7.4
Very good
based on 5 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.0
  • Facilities 7.5
  • Location 8.8
  • Room comfort and quality 4.0
  • Service 7.2
  • Value for money 8.4
  • Cleanliness 6.4
  • Facilities 6.1
  • Location 7.5
  • Room comfort and quality 6.9
  • Service 7.5
  • Value for money 7.1
  • Cleanliness 7.1
  • Facilities 6.0
  • Location 8.1
  • Room comfort and quality 7.0
  • Service 8.4
  • Value for money 7.4
Excellent
based on 3 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Location 8.7
  • Room comfort and quality 8.0
  • Service 9.3
  • Value for money 10.0
Very good
based on 1 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Location 8.0
  • Room comfort and quality 8.0
  • Service 8.0
  • Value for money 8.0
Review score
based on 3 reviews
  • Cleanliness 5.3
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Location 6.7
  • Room comfort and quality 4.0
  • Service 6.0
  • Value for money 7.3
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5.6
Fan from Taiwan
Group
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in April 2017
Above average”
budget but not clean enough
Reviewed April 25, 2017
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5.6
Elodie from France
Couple
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in October 2016
Shower and toilet dirty”
We spent one night with my friend at Back Pack Lanta and were disappointed about the dirtiness we found in the toilet and bathroom which are not cleaned everyday even tho everyone is sharing it
Reviewed October 21, 2016
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7.6
Kindra from United States
Couple
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Decent”
No more or less than I expected.
Reviewed September 17, 2016
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8.0
Mu from China
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory (Mixed) 105
Stayed 2 nights in July 2015
good”
if you dont mind being woke up in mid-night because of your roommates' check -in, then this is a great choice.
Reviewed September 15, 2016
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9.2
Hyocheol from South Korea
Business traveler
Stayed 3 nights in September 2016
good for packtripper”
Backpack Lanka provide cost-effective facilities, services and breakfirst.
Reviewed September 12, 2016
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2.8
Joana from Portugal
Couple
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Worst place we've been in our Round the World trip”
I think is the first time im making a bad review... but this experience unfortunately crossed all limits. The hostal is super strange and seems a bit abandoned specially the rooms. The toilets were worst than public toilets and with no hot water or even toilet paper. We needed to ask for cover sheets for the bed and no towels were included. We also asked them to arrange a driver that could know the island and take us around the main cities. First, the driver they arrange didnt know any place in Sri Lanka, not even the main tourist cities. Was frequently lost and either we were the ones checking in google maps the way to go or after driving some km he asked someone in the street the way and then needed to go back. Also, we agreed on the price for the driver in the hostal and at the end when the driver droped us at the airport he wanted more money than what we agreed. He called the hostel and the people of the hostel told us a different price than they said in the begining. Luckly we had a paper written by the hostel with the price, but we felt really unconfortable with all this situation. So overall the hostal and the experience was all very bad.
Reviewed September 11, 2016
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8.4
Aravind from India
Business traveler
Stayed 12 nights in August 2016
In heart of the city.!!”
Good place to stay though. Budget friendly..
Reviewed September 03, 2016
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8.8
Anthony from France
Solo traveler
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in June 2016
Nice backpacker hotel”
Super hotel, room very simple but ok for the price. Not really close to the city center. Small problem like no light in the shower, or only 1 shower with hot water. Staff VERY friendly and HELPFUL, helped me to organize my trip, about buses and trains. Traditional breakfast very good, shared with others clients! I recommend this place for backpackers!
Reviewed August 28, 2016
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9.6
nurul from Malaysia
Couple
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in August 2016
Good place overall ”
The staffs were really nice and helpful. Good location. I really like how clean the place is maintained (mainly by the uncle who did all the scrubbing and sweeping). Value for money, highly recommended for backpackers.
Reviewed August 22, 2016
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2.0
Jane from Australia
Couple
Double with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Consider before booking”
Pros - breakfast was great Cons - aircon unclear air which made me sick, no windows for fresh air, not close to main sights, had no water to buy, staff not attentative, a ripoff for cell-like room
Reviewed August 13, 2016
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