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Cityrest Fort
Cityrest Fort
8.2 Excellent
46 Hospital Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0.4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
ExcellentBased on 753 reviews
8.2

Only two minutes from Colombo World Trade Center, CityRest Fort is located in the heart of Colombo. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Colombo:$26/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$4/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$12 - $62
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$12 - $40
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Cityrest Fort
Cityrest Fort
8.2 Excellent
46 Hospital Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0.4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Only two minutes from Colombo World Trade Center, CityRest Fort is located in the heart of Colombo. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

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Cityrest Fort
Cityrest Fort
8.2 Excellent
46 Hospital Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Show on map
0.4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Only two minutes from Colombo World Trade Center, CityRest Fort is located in the heart of Colombo. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

$21
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Colombo hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Colombo?

    On average, it’s $26/night for a hostel in Colombo, though $17/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $4/night in Colombo. Try to avoid booking your hostel in August (the most expensive month). Booking in August (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Colombo?

    With an average review score of 8.2 (out of 10) from 753 HotelsCombined users, Cityrest Fort is considered the best Colombo hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Cityrest Fort is 27.8 km away from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, making it the closest Colombo hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Colombo hostel?

    Hostels in Colombo tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Colombo hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.