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Colombo Sea View Hostel

45/1 Initium Road, Floor 3, Apartment 2 | Dehiwala, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka (Formerly Adikaram Sea View Hostel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, made to feel very welcome and at home. Great place to explore the rest of Colombo from - with the added sounds of the sea. Lovely breakfast - very good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Really fantastic location staff extremely helpful and lovely, treated me so well and looked after me durin a 2 week stay in Colombo, really nice location by sea and off road so quiet, you will not find better location in Colombo. Please stay here, the staff do an awesome job to make you feel welcome and try so hard. Couldnt... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The staff are very helpful and nice. The lady prepares breakfast for me any time I wanted! They also hooked me up with other very good hostels in other parts of Sri Lanka. The location is great with the ocean view and a 15 min ride about 4 dollars from the city. I will sure stay there again

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Its a beautiful hostel next to the sea. you can see from the window the sea and the beach. Its a perfect hostel with a very very friendly staff.. With hostel mama and the gate man witch every day are smiling. I recommend this Hostel because i stayed there 8 nights and it was great. thank you for everything and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

the woman who is mainly working there was very kind. The sunset view from the roof top was very nice and i could always hear the sea sounds. All guests can have breakfast for free. If you ask the woman in advance, you can have lunch and dinner there. it cost 250 Rupees. that were tasty and real hmemade srilankan... More 

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Kherson, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

i've been in all hostels (Colombo, Kandy, Hikkaduwa, Negombo) of this owner for almost two decades. Friendly team, good service, convenient location. One note: those who snore should be placed in separate room

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nice hostel Next to beach with roof terrace. You can dry your laundry things over there. Rooms and facilities are clean. Friendly service and many imformations. The lady prepares great local food! Trainstation just 5 minutes walk.

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Pamplona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

After a mix up with the reservation we arrived at 4.30 in the morning and Theja (the lady on reception) did everything she could to help us out. I would recommend this hotel just for her friendliness and smile. The man who we woke up downstairs (Rajan) was equally friendly and had no problem taking us upstairs. As well as... More 

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Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Good hostel to stay and relax before deprting. I found good shops close to this place such as House of fashion and Borella. This place close to the beach and Dehiwalla train station only half kilometter to go. Night time local people plays drums. and a lot of place to drink beer on the baech.

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I think, it is the best hostel you can find in this area. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Colombo is not very nice city to stay on you vacation, so that thing, that at least you have beach very close to hostel, saved my 2 days in Colombo.

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