"The location is great, close to fort but also to with easy a..."
November 27, 2017
580 meters to public transportation
210 meters to the beach
Located in heart of Colombo
|Value for money||8.6|
|Distance to city center||1 km|
|Nearest airport||Ratmalana Airport (RML)|
|Distance to airport||9.5 km|
"Enjoyed the place."
January 10, 2019
"The staff are friendly and helpful, and decor is very cool."
November 27, 2017
"Every staff member we spoke to was incredibly friendly and helpful."
March 11, 2018
"The personal is really helpful, mats are comfy, toilet are c..."
September 25, 2018
Drift BnB Colombo is a cozy, modern bed and breakfast located 50 meters from Ceramic Bus Stop, 600 meters from Bambalapitiya Railway and Sri Lanka National Museum, and near two kilometers from the American Embassy. The Bandaranaike International Airport is accessible within a 31km drive. Drift BnB Colombo is just few minutes’ walk away from the city’s best cafes, restaurants, shops, art galleries, and the ocean.
Drift BnB Colombo provides spacious, air conditioned standard rooms with wooden or tiled floors equipped with a handmade wardrobe, desk, mirror, 32-inch flat screen TV, and seating area. Guests have access to clean attached bathrooms with modern showers and free organic toiletries. The shared dormitories have premium quality bedding, pillow top mattresses, free toiletries, and attached bathrooms with blue doors.
The hotel also provide laundry services, luggage storage, and car rentals. Guests can rent a car to explore the area while the airport transfer can be arrange with extra charges.
"The staff lit aroma candle with essential oil in the room wh..."
July 31, 2018
Children and extra beds
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
Minimum age of guests is: 0 year(s).
|Guest's age||Extra bed|
Children 0-6 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 7 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Drift BnB Colombo
Colombo World Trade Centre
Colombo World Trade Centre
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Simple yet Satisfying ”
Great location, helpful staff and very reasonable pricing make this an excellent choice in Colombo. I spent two nights and am happy to recommend. There are no hotel-type amenities on site but the room was large,, comfortable and clean.
Best in class in Colombo........”
Cannot speak highly enough of Drift (and if they are full, their sister hotel called Moss) - I am a frequent visitor to Colombo & have stayed here many times - the rooms are fabulous, bed extremely comfortable, bathroom superb, excellent selection of TV channels, wifi of consistently good speed and as if that wasn't enough, the staff are some of the nicest people you could hope to meet...........if a room is available here , look no further - I can guarantee that within this price range, you won't find a better place..........it has the added bonus of being a 2 minute walk away from Barefoot which is beyond a shadow of a doubt, my favourite place in Colombo..........
Nicely decorated hostel with good breakfast ”
We were impressed once we stepped in the hostel. The common area is nicely decorated. The staff lit aroma candle with essential oil in the room which make the room smell really nice. Breakfast was great. Location is abit further to the city
Nice vibe with a clean facility and very supportive staff”
I stayed at Drift for 2 nights on two different dates during my transit through Colombo. The facility has a very nice vibe and the facilities are very clean. Location is superb and their breakfast is VERY decent. The staff is knowledgeable and very helpful. Excellent wifi as well. Overall excellent value for money and would highly recommend to backpackers looking for a hostel in Colombo city.
Good value comfortable stay”
The rooms are large and clean. Stayed in a double room with private bathroom (but note that no towels were provided) The hotel has a hip modern atmosphere. The staff are helpful and speak good English. The traffic, though muffled, can be heard from the room I stayed which faces the street.
Boutique hotel stay”
Drift exceeded our expectations in all aspects. It is very much more of a boutique hotel, more than a bnb. Having traveled a bit, we think that it has high international standard. The staff was kind enough to check us in at 10am+, which we appreciate highly as we wede tired after early morning travel to Colombo from Kandy 6.15am morning train. We had to wait around 1/2 hour to 1 hour for then to prepare the room, but it's worth the wait as they did a thorough job. We walked in to a spotless clean room, with the burning of aromatic essential oils in an aromatherapy oil burner. Kudos to the front desk and housekeeping staff on duty. Hotel, room deco is superb. They also provide too-notch reading material in the reading area. Wifi is good too. If we have to pick on something, would be the noise from other rooms' door opening and closing as our room is located next to store room and also close to dining area (we were in room no 1). And with the room rate, perhaps free breakfast will be good if it's not too much to ask Location is good to us as Green Cabin restaurant is just across Drift. They have the best lunch buffet at 280rs before tax.
Good value for money”
Great stay at Drift. Like the deco and room condition was comfortable. The luggage lift was very useful too vs carrying them up the 2nd/3rd storey. The proximity to various nice cafes, Barefoot store and bus stop is a plus point too.
Very clean rooms and nice location. However after standing on the train and walking down the street to reach the hotel,my legs were tired to walk up the stairsto 2 nd floor. However its nice that there is an elevator for the bags. Very clean and spacious toilets n shower. Loaction is near to Liberty Department stores.
Clean room, quiet environment, convenient location and nice people”
Sorry for my late reviews. It's absolutely a perfect accommodation experience! Clean room, quiet environment, convenient location and nice people! U could get a map and some useful advice from the front desk, like restaurants, scenic spots, supermarkets, transportation and so on, the guys were so so kind-hearted to help u and solve problems. BTW: Thx so much. I stayed here for two nights before leaving, and it's really a wise choice to stay Drift BnB when u just arrive or before u leave. Of course, luckily, u can meet amazing people from all over the world here, sharing different experiences and feelings.
Super friendly and helpful staff. Very nice accommodations and atmosphere
Enjoyed the place. A bit funky and interesting alternative location to the fort
No water then water but no hot water. Dorm room is not locked from the outside anyone could enter from outside or shared bathroom
I was stay in female dorm room however the washing room was connect with the other room. Which means they can enter our room from washing room! I feel a bit awkward. The staff is friendly and the hotel is clean but there is no trash bin.
Nice place in interesting area”
Great place to stay in Colombo as it is modern andfun place in an area that is an up and coming smart area. Reception staff give you a map with all the interesting okaces and some good eating places. Worth bearing in mind if you are on a budget is that there is a great cheap Thai cafe 59 yards to the left of Drift. Rooms were nice and although the breakfast was a bit basic, we really enjoyed our stay here.
Excellent place- super clean- great staff- excellent breakfast”
Hands down best value for money i have encountered in SL so far. Really clean, and in a great location. the internet is quick and reliable. Breakfast is cheap and delicious. choose between a standard egg/toast type brekky, or a smoothie bowl. Dorm rooms are clean and tidy as are the bathrooms. Millennials need to start understanding co-living etiquitte, it's not acceptable to be up at all hours going through your luggage, with all of the lights on while people are sleeping, this happened twice in a 6 night stay, so just a word of warning to those in dorm rooms, you could be sharing with self absorbed people. Do yourself a favor and book a private room!
Very comfortable stay! It looks dodgy from outside but inside is quite modern”
Finding a cold bottle of water in the room on a hot day was a pleasant surprise! Room was extremely spacious with all the necessary facilities. The staff were helpful. Check in and out was a breeze! Excellent location!
Centrally located, however slightly expensive”
Pros: - Rooms are very thoughtfully and aesthetically designed - location is spot on, right in the city centre with a lot of places to shop or eat around - nice lil touches like a water dispenser to fill your bottles from or a charging station, or a common dining area for people traveling solo or as a small group - staff is friendly and helpful Cons : - a bit expensive, adding breakfast to the cost of stay would have made it as good as a stay in cinnamon on hikkaduwa beach - water pressure is sometimes a problem - there’s lift only for the baggage, that’s a good and a bad thing though
Great location, Lovely room!”
The room was spacious and clean with modern facilities. Staff was experienced and helpful in giving directions and tips about colombo. Pity we only stayed a night! About a nice 15 min walk to galle face green
The hotel was excellent but our party of 3 was VERY unhappy with the travel agency they hooked up with operated by someone named Ruan. Our driver Saman, spoke only a smattering of English and he only told us on the first night that Adam's Peak was closed and we couldn't go there. That was meant to be the highlight of our trip. Had we known that prior to departure, we'd have changed our itinerary instead of wasting a day. The hotel (and the driver) had told us to pay the amount at the end of our 7-day trip but instead, the driver asked us for money on the first night, saying he had no cash for petrol or food!! He then showed up an hour late the next day without an explanation. On top of it, he refused to stop for meals along the way and when we insisted, he'd take us to expensive places instead of the local places we wanted to experience. Apparently, we were told later that he gets free meals at these places when he brings in tourists.
Colombo diaries..#@drift ”
First things first..loved the wall hangings..unique n nice ..love the fusion music being played..perfect for a coffee n book.. oh love the books around too..food i dunno didn't have any , I just stayed one night...n only thing what wanted n coudnt grab was my breakfast,they said i need to state that one day ahead ..that's a bit weird for a b n b place.., i wasnt asked of it when i checked in late night..may be my bad i didnt ask for it either ...all in all i love the place..we should have more cooler cribs in town like this ...I would definitely stay in again..sooner!! Cheers 😊