Kandy Backpackers Hostel

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
117/4C, Ampitiya Road, Kandy, 20000, Sri Lanka
3.5 out of 5 rating 18 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Kandy Backpackers Hostel in Kandy, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kandy Lake and Temple of the Tooth. This hostel is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Royal Botanical Garden and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Lakeside Adventist Hospital.


Make yourself at home in one of the 23 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Shared bathrooms with complimentary toiletries are provided. Conveniences include safes and ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hostel's room service (during limited hours). A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 8:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kandy Lake - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Lakeside Adventist Hospital - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Malwathu Maha Viharaya - 1.5 km / 1 mi
National Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Udawatta Kele Sanctuary - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Temple of the Tooth - 1.6 km / 1 mi
International Buddhist Museum - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Natha Devale - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Wales Park - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Kandy Clock Tower - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Asgiriya Stadium - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Royal Palace of Kandy - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Kandy General Hospital - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Asgiri Maha Viharaya - 3.2 km / 2 mi

The nearest major airport is Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 104.1 km / 64.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 75 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking