Best Places for Backpackers in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Top 28 hostels in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

These are the 28 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

1
Kandy Holiday Home

96 /100

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Kandy Holiday Home

Kandy Holiday Home Hotel is a beautiful mountain hotel situated at the central area of Sri Lanka with rich natural beauty. The hotel is approximately 3 km from the Kandy city away. The gateway to exquisite Luxury in the heart of kandy. With the delicate. Touch of heavenly elegance, surrounded by...
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Majestic Tourist Hotel

92 /100

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Majestic Tourist Hotel

The Majestic Tourist hotel is located in a quiet area over looking beautiful Mountains & Rain Forest. We are one and half Km out of Kandy City. Approved By Sri Lanka Tourist Board as *A* Grade. ( Break fast Included in Price ) on the ** Roof Top Restaurant ** There are 20 double rooms on the fir...
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Sleep Cheep Hostel

91 /100

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Sleep Cheep Hostel

Sleep Cheep Hostel features a fully equipped shared kitchen, spacious common area with flat screen TV and HiFi system. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. You can also make use of the washing machine. The shared bathrooms come with hot water showers and the entire property gets cleaned...
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Dandelion Guesthouse

89 /100

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Dandelion Guesthouse

Dandelion Guesthouse is located in Aniewatta Road, Kandy City. You can see the forest out of window. Far away from the noisy and you can share your story with my customer. We have already prepared HOT SHOWER and WIFI for you. You come to Kandy by train or bus, usualy you can take tutu car (about...
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335 Holiday Homes

89 /100

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335 Holiday Homes

Nestled in the heart of Kandy Central, 335 Holiday Homes is an ideal spot from which to discover Kandy. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hostel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. At 335 Holiday...
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Deck on the Hills

88 /100

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Deck on the Hills

Deck on the hills is located in Aniwatta with an amazingly relaxing area.Specially the breathtaking view of surrounded hills and Kandy city. We provide a clean and nice limited accommodation so you can chill with a peace of mind. We maintain no smoking policy inside rooms but smoking is allowed...
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No 26D

87 /100

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No 26D

Built in 2011,No 26D Home stay is with an ideal location on a quiet lane just 20 meters from Kandy Lake. It is next door to the famous Hotel Suisse, and easy walking distance to the Kandy City Center and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. There is a roof top terrace with many flowering plants...
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8
Tree Breeze Inn

86 /100

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Tree Breeze Inn

Tree Breeze Inn is located in a posh, tranquil nature surrounded area just 1.5 km from the Kandy city center. It is ideal to relax and let time pass by while watching nature. Rooms have comfortable beds, extra fresh linen, attached toilet with hot water, a fan, Wi-Fi and other room accessories....
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9
Kandy Back Packer

85 /100

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Kandy Back Packer's Hostel

Located just about 1 km from the Kandy lake round and 2 km from Kandy city center SOLAR POWERED GREEN ENERGY ECO FRIEDLY Kandy Back Packer's Hostel offers accommodation for guests with fully air conditioned rooms, such as private rooms with ensuite bathroom and mountain view balcony, standard double...
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10
Kandy City View Hostel By Nomadic

84 /100

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Kandy City View Hostel By Nomadic

Kandy City View Hostel is located in Kandy City. We have a lovely roof top lounge area which is ideal for travelers to share tips and experience of their travels. We also have cooking facilities and friendly and able staff to guide you in your tours of the Island. We are also closely located to t...
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11
Jay

83 /100

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Jay's Bunks-Kandy Hostel

Jay's bunks is a chilling hostel in Kandy, featuring a rooftop hangout, Movie lounge & Italian coffee. Within 1km from city center we offer bunks on 6 bed shared basis or 4 bed shared female only basis with clean comfy bedding and towels adjacent to hot showers and toilets with toiletries. Whi...
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12
Clock Inn Kandy

83 /100

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Clock Inn Kandy

Clock Inn Kandy started operations in June 2015. We are a budget hotel & hostel located in the heart of Kandy that provides clean, cozy and well equipped Private Bedrooms and individual beds for budget conscious backpackers. Apart from being just being a place for accommodation, Clock Inn Kandy...
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13
Hipsters Hideout Lounge

83 /100

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Hipsters Hideout Lounge

Situated in the central city area, the Property is located within walking distance of the Temple of the Tooth, the Kandy Lake and the Kandy City Center on a main shopping thoroughfare. It is surrounded by restaurants and our knowledgeable staff are on hand to give you recommendations or to help you...
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J Hostel Kandy

81 /100

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J Hostel Kandy

J Hostel Kandy is a simple clean and comfortable hostel located in the beautiful kandy city. And it takes only 5 minutes walking distance from Kandy railway & bus station. We are a small hostel that makes you feel a part of our family. And we provide accommodation for the backpackers and budget trav...
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15
Kandy City Hostel

80 /100

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Kandy City Hostel

KCH has an amazing rooftop, wonderful place to meet people, chill and enjoy a BBC evening. Book also night at Colombo city hostel or Dambulla city hostel and get 10% discount in each. The Kandy City Hostel (KCH) is determined to provide its guests with an unforgettable stay at the most friendlie...
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The Best Hostel Kandy

79 /100

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The Best Hostel Kandy

Hi, this is Manoj owner of The Best Hostel. I run this hostel with my brother Pradeep and my cousin Lashan. We have recently started this hostel. We are located in a remote area which is only 1.6km to the city center and 1km away from the famous Kandy lake and tooth temple. This hostel cons...
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The Village Hostel

79 /100

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The Village Hostel

The The village hostel is a mix of simplicity and abstraction that you can experience in different ways. See what a difference a stay makes. Pleasing people the world over! At the hostel, all rooms are fitted with a balcony. With a private bathroom, certain rooms at The village hostel also offer...
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281 Kandy Hostel

77 /100

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281 Kandy Hostel

281 Kandy Hostel not only offers you all the necessary facilities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay, but we treat our guests like family. 281 Kandy Hostel provides dorm room as well as private room. Free wifi features the whole property. Our friendly staff is always there to help you....
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2in1 Kandy

76 /100

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2in1 Kandy

2in1 Kandy Hostel & Homestay is the hostel with the best view in Kandy. Wake up to the beautiful sunrise and mountain view, sometimes misty and heavenly with the surrounding clouds. At night, relax at the balcony and enjoy the view of the full moon cycle. We welcome you to our home and hope with...
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20
Bunk Planet

72 /100

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Bunk Planet

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Bunk Planet offers accommodation in Kandy. There is a terrace in third floor where you can see the stunning mountain view while you are having your meal. Free private parking is available. Each dorm bed is designed like a capsule which has its own tin...
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21
Araliya Holiday Bungalow

51 /100

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Araliya Holiday Bungalow

Araliya Holiday Bungalow is right in the heart of the city, stay cheap, stay safe and sleep well. The limited space grows as you retire to sleep; it’s your private space. Private toilets attached to all bed rooms, floor is very high quality, and restaurants, bars, and sites are around the corner!...
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22
Yoho Travellers Residence

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Yoho Travellers Residence

Yoho Travellers Residence is located in Kandy, 0.6 km from Lakeside Adventist Hospital. Popular points of interest nearby include Kandy Museum, Sri Dalada Maligawa and Kandy City Center Shopping Mall. The property is 1.8 km from Bogambara Stadium and 2.6 km from Ceylon Tea Museum. At the hostel,...
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23
Alleyway Hostel

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Alleyway Hostel

Alleyway Hostel is 4.8 km from Ceylon Tea Museum and 4.8 km from Sri Dalada Maligawa. At the hostel, every room includes a terrace. Alleyway Hostel Kandy has certain accommodations with city views, and rooms are equipped with a balcony. All rooms feature a desk. Guests at the accommodation w...
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AA Bunglow

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AA Bunglow

Situated in Kandy, AA Bungalow provides accommodation with free WiFi and a garden with a children's playground and garden views. The units have a fully equipped kitchen with dining area, a toaster and a fridge. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a Full English/Irish breakfast. Guests can a...
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25
La Sachara Holiday Bungalow

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La Sachara Holiday Bungalow

We are La Sachara Holiday Bungalow, Family owned business. Located in a calm and quite place with specious garden and ample parking space with easy access from kandy city. We offer comfortable and clean rooms with a competitive rates. Since my father was a chef (40 years hotel experience ) we...
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Funk Bunks Kandy

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Funk Bunks Kandy

We are a sustainable hostel in the high hills of Kandy. Up in the Rajapihilla Mawatha come enjoy lots of creativity passion and most importantly unsurpassed hospitality. With mixed dorms, female dorms as well as deluxe double and triple rooms along with a fully fledged restaurant, we believe we...
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Haniffas Holiday Inn

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Haniffas Holiday Inn

The Haniffas Holiday Inn is located in Peradeniya a small village which is 6km far from Kandy City. It takes 10 min by bus or by tuc-tuc to get into town. The property is located within walking distance to Kandy's famous Botanical Gardens. The bus stop is 200m far from the bungalow. The tra...
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Hanthana Holiday Rooms

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Hanthana Holiday Rooms

Comfortable rooms are simply furnished with tiled flooring, a fan and a clothes rack. Rooms come with either a shared or private bathroom offering shower facility. Hanthana Holiday Rooms features lush green gardens and provides free parking on site for guests who drive. The staff can also assist...
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