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Featured Hostels in Nuwara Eliya

Fairy Hostel
2 out of 5
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Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, Victoria Park and Pedro Tea Factory. Galway Forest Reserve and Lake ...

4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"Not do good"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2018

Fairy Hostel
Hi lanka hostel
2 out of 5
153/3 Lady MacCallum Drive, Nuwara Eliya
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Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Victoria Park, Galway Forest Reserve and Lake Gregory. Lover's leap Waterfall and Nuwara Eliya ...

Hi lanka hostel
Blooms Lily Hostel
1 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $19
per night
Nov 19 - Nov 20

Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lake Gregory and Galway Forest Reserve. Victoria Park and Nuwara Eliya Golf Club are also within ...

1/5 (3 reviews)

"When i went to the Hotel, i was informed that all rooms are full, even though i have booked the room thru Expedia. Soni had to find another place to stat with my family."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 21, 2019

Blooms Lily Hostel
Goodwill Lanka Cottage
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $49
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2

Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lake Gregory and Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. Galway Forest Reserve and Victoria Park are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Bien"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2019

Goodwill Lanka Cottage
July Qiyue
1.5 out of 5
No25/7 park road, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $47
per night
Nov 21 - Nov 22

Located in the heart of Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club and Galway Forest Reserve. Lake Gregory and ...

July Qiyue
Nuwara Eliya Hostel by Backpack Lanka
2 out of 5
No 16, Wedderburn Road, Nuwara Eliya
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Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Victoria Park and Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. Galway Forest Reserve and Lake Gregory are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Det rigtige sted for backpackere at tage hen

"Hyggeligt lille sted ikke langt fra 'centrum'. Venligt og hjælpsomt personale."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2017

Nuwara Eliya Hostel by Backpack Lanka
St. Andrew's Hostel
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Situated in Nuwara Eliya, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Nuwara Eliya Golf Club and Victoria Park. Galway Forest Reserve and Lake Gregory are also within ...

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Heritance Tea Factory
Heritance Tea Factory
5 out of 5
Kandapola Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya
CA $139
per night
Nov 19 - Nov 20
4.4/5Excellent! (164 reviews)

"The hotel is beautiful and architecturally stunning. The food at breakfast and dinner was varied and delicious. Setting and garden"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 10, 2019

Heritance Tea Factory
The Golden Ridge Hotel
The Golden Ridge Hotel
3.5 out of 5
CA $165
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)

"Staff super friendly, room was clean and as pictured. There was a heater in the room to keep us warm at night, but there was no air condition in our room. We opened the windows to get some fresh air, it was perfect until we were woken up by the early morning prayer from nearby monastery."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 6, 2019

The Golden Ridge Hotel
Villa Mount Royal
Villa Mount Royal
3.5 out of 5
13/1C 3rd Lane, Bakers Farm, Mahagasthota, Katumana, Nuwara Eliya
CA $65
per night
Nov 19 - Nov 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"The location is amazing. The villa is so nicely built. Everything on point"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2019

Villa Mount Royal
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Nuwara Eliya, one of the 9 hostels here might be a great option for you. No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Nuwara Eliya for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing.

Hostels in Nuwara Eliya

Ready to book a hostel? These options have the highest reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first:

Blooms Lily Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and lockers.

Goodwill Lanka Cottage - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.

Fairy Hostel - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

July Qiyue - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and desks.

Nuwara Eliya Hostel by Backpack Lanka - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Nuwara Eliya?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 89° F and nighttime temperatures average 72° F
  • April-June: 89° F is the daytime average and 74° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 88° F and nighttime averages are around 75° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 87° F during the day and 72° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 2.48 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Nuwara Eliya?

Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Horton Plains National Park
  • Ramboda Falls
  • Adams Peak
Natural Features
  • Lake Gregory
  • Victoria Park
  • Galway Forest Reserve
Additional Attractions
  • Single Tree Hill
  • Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
  • Sri Baktha Hanuman Kovil

Generally, Nuwara Eliya is known for its:

  • Rainforest
  • Golfing
  • Camping
  • Mountain views
  • Forests