Backpack Lanka offers dormitory rooms and double rooms near Liberty Plaza Shopping Mall in Colombo. Limited free parking is available. Free WiFi is accessible in all areas.

Less than 0.6 miles away is Gangarama Temple, Colombo Museum. Bandaranaike International Airport is a 45-minute drive away.

All rooms feature air-conditioning. A rooftop smoking lounge, pool table, movie room, microwave and refrigerator are included for guests. There are shared bathrooms and shared toilets. Entertainment options include a CD/DVD player, radio and TV.

A common games room is available for guests, where they can play pool, darts or read. A tour desk can assist guests with sightseeing excursions and travel arrangements. Airport transfers can be arranged at a surcharge.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Backpack Lanka has been welcoming guests since 8 May 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)


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4 reasons to choose Backpack Lanka

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • do I found night clubs and bar near your property
    yes, there are many nightclubs and bars around the property.
    Answered on 26 June 2022
  • Is it quiet at night?
    yes its quiet
    Answered on 1 December 2019
  • Do you accept cash too?
    Yes we accept Sri Lanakan rupee.
    Answered on 4 December 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    yes we offer luggage storage for free
    Answered on 1 December 2019
  • Local guests allowed ?
    yes we allowed,
    Answered on 1 December 2019
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Property surroundings *
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Facilities of Backpack Lanka
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop off
  • Airport pick up
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules Backpack Lanka takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Backpack Lanka accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are requested to note that washing machine can be used at an additional charge of LKR 300 per use.

Please inform Backpack Lanka in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Backpack Lanka

  • The prices at Backpack Lanka may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Backpack Lanka offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Backpack Lanka is 1.6 miles from the centre of Colombo.

    • Check-in at Backpack Lanka is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.