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The Top 7 Guesthouses In Colombo

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Sri Lanka Hub Writer
Updated: 13 March 2018
Colombo is the landing spot for most visitors coming to Sri Lanka. The capital city has plenty to see and do if staying for a couple of days. If you are a budget traveller, then you are probably looking for affordable guesthouses that are nice enough to stay in for a night or two. As most travellers say, ‘you get what you pay for.’ Thankfully, there is a selection of guesthouses that go above and beyond the usual. Keep reading to discover the seven best guesthouses in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

CJ Villas

Budget Hotel
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Seaside comfort at a good price at CJ Villas
Seaside comfort at a good price at CJ Villas | Courtesy of CJ Villas
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CJ Villas is a guesthouse on Marine Drive, overlooking the Indian Ocean. Close to everything and with easy access, this guesthouse also has a rooftop patio and a little garden for relaxing.
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Free Wifi
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Mahasen by Foozoo

Budget Hotel
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One of the rooms at Mahasen by Foozoo
One of the rooms at Mahasen by Foozoo | Courtesy of Mahasen by Foozoo
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Mahasen by Foozoo is right in the heart of Colombo 5, close to all the tourist attractions and also in the middle of a relaxed Sri Lankan neighbourhood. With six rooms and plenty of community areas, this is one of the best guesthouses in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Hotel Amenities
Free Wifi
Pet Friendly
Airport transfers
Non smoking
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Drift BnB

Bed and Breakfast
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Spacious room with work desk - perfect for digital nomads
Spacious room with work desk - perfect for digital nomads | Courtesy of Drift BnB
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Drift BnB is on the higher end of the guesthouse spectrum. Artsy, comfortable, young and fun, this guesthouse is in the middle of Colombo city and close to everywhere. This is the perfect spot for digital nomads staying in Colombo for a few days, as the WiFi is good and so is the company.
Hotel Amenities
Free Wifi
Airport transfers
Business facilities
Non smoking
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Moss Colombo

Budget Hotel
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Clean dorms at Moss Colombo
Clean dorms at Moss Colombo | Courtesy of Moss Colombo
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Moss Colombo is a B&B-style accommodation with dorms and single rooms available. In the very quaint neighbourhood of Colombo 5, Moss is a nice little guesthouse for backpackers and constantly moving travellers that need budget and comfort.
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Free Wifi
Airport transfers
Non smoking
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Colombo Villa

Bed and Breakfast
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Colombo Villa guesthouse has a pool
Colombo Villa guesthouse has a pool | Courtesy of Colombo Villa
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Colombo Villa is a small guesthouse with a few rooms but with a nice pool to refresh in after walking in Colombo. Located in the Cinnamon Gardens neighbourhood, it is very central to the nicest parts of the city and close enough to the usual attractions.
Hotel Amenities
Free Wifi
Swimming pool
Gym
Hot tub
Bathtub in
Airport transfers
Non smoking
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Saladura Villa

Budget Hotel
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Comfortable rooms at Saladura Villa in Colombo 7
Comfortable rooms at Saladura Villa in Colombo 7 | Courtesy of Saladura Villa
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Saladura Villa is a house with four available rooms in the Colombo 7 neighbourhood, also called Cinnamon Gardens. All amenities are taken care of by the owner, Shalini, who prides herself on good service and a nice atmosphere.
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Free Wifi
Non smoking
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My Holiday Ticket

Budget Hotel
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Comfortable beds close to the bus and train stations
Comfortable beds close to the bus and train stations | Courtesy of My Holiday Ticket
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My Holiday Ticket is an easy guesthouse located on top of an airline ticket agency. With eight rooms comfortably furnished for short stays near the Colombo Fort, My Holiday Ticket is perfect for backpackers passing through.
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Free Wifi
Non smoking
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