Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar
Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar
Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar
Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar
Facilities, Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar in Galle
Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar
Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

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9.0Exceptional

270 reviews

270 reviews

Service 9.3
Value for money 9.1
Facilities 8.7
Location 8.7
Cleanliness 8.6
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8.7Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
All Saints Anglican Church
6.2 km
Clock Tower
6.7 km
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
6.9 km
Galle National Museum
6.9 km
Dutch Reformed Church
7.0 km
Closest landmarks
LusterBlue Gem and Jewellery
1.0 km
Natural Silk Factory
1.1 km
St. Joseph's Chapel
1.7 km
Mahamordara River
4.3 km
Richmond College
4.4 km

Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

No. 193, Pitiwella, Boossa, Galle Beach, Galle, Sri Lanka, 80270 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Galle Beach part of Galle, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.

Highlights

Top Value

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Air conditioning

Daily housekeeping

Facilities

Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

BBQ facilities

Bicycles

Bar

Restaurants

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Galle every 24 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.1
Location rating8.7
Nearest airportKoggala Airport (KCT)
Distance to airport19.0 km

Rooms available at Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

Budget Double Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar have bars on-site?

Experience your getaway the finest way with a beverage in your hand at Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's bar accessible right in front of your doorstep for whenever you need a drink or two.

How long do visitors usually stay at Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar?

Verified past guests that have stayed at Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar had an average nightly stay of 2 nights at this property.

At what time of the year is Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar most popular?

Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's most popular month where verified tourists have stayed the most is in November.

What was the average room rate for Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar been in the past month?

The typical room rate for Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar in the past month is 4.47 USD, compared to city's average of 72.55 USD.

In which languages can Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's personnel communicate?

Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar can communicate up to 2 languages which includes English for visitors that prefer this language. Please refer to the "Amenities and facilities" section and in the "Languages spoken" category to find out what different languages this property supports.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's beds?

70.0% of our verified visitor reviews have given an optimistic review and comments about this property's beds. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar down in the review section.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's breakfast?

78.0% of our past guest testimonials have given an optimistic review and comments about this property's breakfast. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar down in the review section.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar's view?

72.0% of our past customer testimonials have given an optimistic review and remarks about this property's view. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Solo travelers' have given to Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar?

Verified solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar an average rating of 9.1. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar?

Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar an average rating of 9.6. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Couples' have given to Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar?

Past couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar an average rating of 9.0. You can look up on more specific customer reviews, and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are near to Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar?

Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar is located within Galle Beach, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Rathgama Lake.

More about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

More about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

Attractively situated in the centre of Galle, Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar features free WiFi throughout the property, a restaurant and free private parking for guests who drive. Boasting room service, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The accommodation offers airport transfers, while a bicycle rental service is also available. At the hostel rooms have a private bathroom with a shower. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar. Boossa Beach is a few steps from the accommodation, while Pitiwella Beach is 300 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Koggala Airport, 20 km from Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.7

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Russian
Outdoor
  • Bicycles
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Tours
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Happy hour
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Snack bar
Services and conveniences
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Lockers
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
Access
  • Adult-only property
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Free bottled water
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toiletries
  • Towels

Food and dining

Restaurants on site
Restaurant
  • Cuisine: Asian, Indian, International
  • Menu: Buffet

Location

No. 193, Pitiwella, Boossa, Galle Beach, Galle, Sri Lanka, 80270
Excellent
Location

8.7

Airports
  • Koggala Airport (KCT)
    19.0 km
  • Ratmalana Airport (RML)
    89.2 km
Public transportation
  • Galle Central Bus Station
    6.6 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Karapitiya Teaching Hospital
    6.5 km
Shopping
  • Dutch Market
    6.8 km
Convenience store
  • Hajara Stores
    1.6 km

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • All Saints Anglican Church
    6.2 km
  • Clock Tower
    6.7 km
  • Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
    6.9 km
  • Galle National Museum
    6.9 km
  • Dutch Reformed Church
    7.0 km
  • Galle Lighthouse
    7.1 km
  • Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
    7.3 km
  • Meera Mosque
    7.4 km
Nearby landmarks
  • LusterBlue Gem and Jewellery
    1.0 km
  • Natural Silk Factory
    1.1 km
  • St. Joseph's Chapel
    1.7 km
  • Mahamordara River
    4.3 km
  • Richmond College
    4.4 km
  • Wakwella Bridge
    4.9 km
  • Keysara Super Center
    5.1 km
  • Rumana Gem international
    5.5 km
  • Mahinda College
    5.6 km
  • St. Aloysius College
    6.1 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from13:30
  • Check-in until20:00
  • Check-out from10:30
  • Check-out until11:00

Reviews of Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.7
Excellent
Service9.3
Value for money9.1
Facilities8.7
Location8.7
Cleanliness8.6
High score for Galle
Rating
9+ Exceptional (12)
8-9 Excellent (2)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)

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Showing 17 verified guest comments
1234
7.6
Very good
Sekhar from India
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2024

Very good”

Beautiful place on the beach.Away from all the noise and the crowd.i really enjoyed it.

Reviewed February 12, 2024
8.0
Excellent
Batsukh from Mongolia
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

Great place ”

Great accommodation at the beautiful beach.

Reviewed April 28, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Ilco from Netherlands
Solo traveler
Budget Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2023

Nice relaxing place. Nice reggea bar”

Friendly staff, good food en very good cocktsils ;-)

Reviewed April 08, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Huanhuan from Thailand
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2023

Exceptional”

Nice view,friendly people, a wonderful place to relaxed

Reviewed March 26, 2023
9.2
Exceptional
Maria from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in March 2020

Exceptional”

Perfect place to chill, didn't want to go anywhere else in the evenings - barely during the day! Staff is amazing. Food is slightly expensive compared to the surroundings, but worth it. Went for one night stayed for 3, and would probably have stayed more if I had the time.

Reviewed March 06, 2020
1234
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