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Clock Inn Colombo

2.5 of 5 457 Galle Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spiderwebs in the room, linen and towels were used, towel was used and nobody bothered to change it. Hallway dirty, bathroom dirty ( hair in the shower drainage). Breakfast was ok, but the dishes were dirty. Location ok. Serving personel were good and tried to meet our needs. If you are a budget traveler, and ok with not so good/clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never in my years of traveling have I seen a hostel this impossibly clean that wasn't brand new. I don't know how they do it even considering that this was cleaner than some guest houses and hotels we stayed in in SL (and we only paid $8US/nt).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was really happy to stay in this hostel. It was conveniently located on a main road with a lovely restaurant just to the right (Green Cabin FYI) and opposite a bus station with buses going straight to Colombo Rail Station. My boyfriend and I stayed in a mixed dorm which was very clean and comfy - which was nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent hostel in a good location. Our first stay in Sri Lanka and very happy with all aspects. Location good and good air conditioning very welcome addition. Nice common room/chill out area. Rooms all work with good lighting and big lockers. Thanks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend it as a good place to start Sri Lanka travels. Best value-for-money accommodation I had in Sri Lanka. Ideal location on Galle Rd, close to a number of good food options, ATM’s etc. Reliable wifi, clean rooms and bathrooms (on the whole), brekky was a good place to meet other travellers – fairly average food though. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel/hostel, good location & the rooms are decent. It's opposite barefoot too which is a bonus. Just don't use there laundry service, clothes lost, grease stains etc. & also don't bother with the taxi from the airport service, slightly overpriced & twice we've waited an hour for the driver. Stick to just using the rooms here & it's worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a budget hotel that is secure and clean this is the place. The dorms are neat and clean. The washrooms and bathrooms are extremely neat and clean. They provide a locker which has your pillow and a towel. The WiFi connectivity is great and this place is in the main area near the beach and... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clock Inn is a staple of Colombo's hotel scene. Most of the beds are in two-bunk hostel-type rooms, which are spartan but super clean. The hot water is excellent, which is saying a lot for cheap Sri Lankan digs. The location is very central: you can walk to many of the city's main restaurants and attractions. Just around the corner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a 4 bed room for us as we four friends. It was a bummer that we could not get ensuite rooms. However we were on a budget and also wanted to experience a hostel kind of a stay. I was prepared for the worst but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are very straight forward with a bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at clock inn for 2 nights - the breakfast is good, the staff friendly and helpful, the common area like heading home (so great if you have been travelling a while!) and the beds are comfy. You can get to the parks and temples by walking, or bus or tuk if you prefer. We loved it here!

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Address: 457 Galle Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clock Inn Colombo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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