€16/night is an average price for a hostel in Colombo throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in October is the most expensive month to book, and in September is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Colombo hostels for as low as €3/night. In general, Colombo hostels for €14 or less are a good deal.
Staying in a Colombo hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Colombo tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.