The Long Hostel is the most modern, most popular and largest Hostel in Arugam Bay!
The hostel has a 15.60 kWp solar system (see picture in gallery) which has been expanded with lithium batteries to store electricity. As such, we are the only "Green" property in Arugam Bay which provides always electricity during power outages without running a diesel generator.

It's built in 2016 and offers accommodations for 42 guests.
Air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned dorms or private rooms with attached bathrooms and budget dorms with fans and common bathrooms. All beds in the dorms have a locker for each guest for the security of luggage.

The property has a coffee-shop offering European coffee, espresso, cappuccino and iced coffee. The hostel also offers breakfast, lunch. dinner, short dishes, drinking water, cool drinks and fruit juices. Laundry service is provided at this property. The bathrooms are all modern and cleaned daily. In the outdoor garden are hammocks, a few with a canopy. The hostel provides stands for surfboards to store them secure.
For the security of the guests a CCTV system with recorder is equipped around the hostel. In the Lobby is a refrigerator for the food storage of our guests.

Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.

Certain units feature a seating area where you can relax.

This is our guests' favorite part of Arugam Bay, according to independent reviews.

The Long Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 23, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Arugam Bay, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Asian, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Closest beaches
  • Arugam Bay Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    600 feet from property
  • Pasarichenai Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1,750 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes
    Answered on September 21, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Yes, but we provide sheets free of charge.
    Answered on September 21, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Yes, but we provide a padlock free of charge.
    Answered on September 21, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    It's for free.
    Answered on September 21, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    That depends whether the guest have a party or go out for party. Usually it is quiet, but there are days where it might be a bit noisy.
    Answered on September 21, 2019
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of The Long Hostel
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Child safety socket covers
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

The Long Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
$7 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Long Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about The Long Hostel

  • Check-in at The Long Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Long Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from The Long Hostel.

  • The Long Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Arugam Bay.

  • The prices at The Long Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Long Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant