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Guest reviews about Backpack Beach Hostel & Reggae Bar

No. 193, Pitiwella, Boossa, 80270 Galle, Sri LankaShow on map
9.2 Superb
Price from: $9

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9.2 Superb 173 reviews
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
9.7
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
10.0

Guest Reviews

Budget Double Room
13 nights
December 2022
Couple
Franziska
1 Jan 2023
10
You arrive as a stranger, are greeted as a friend and leave as family!!
Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
2 nights
December 2022
Couple
Othman
30 Dec 2022
10
excellent hostel

cold water shower

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
7 nights
August 2022
Solo traveler
Natacha
27 Aug 2022
9.0
Very good value for money and super nice owner
Budget Double Room
1 night
April 2022
Group
Lisa
11 Apr 2022
5.0
We only stayed one night as we didn't really enjoy it.

The street was very noisy and the room could have been cleaner. Because there was a big gap in the wall of the bathroom, we couldn't sleep well because of the noise.

Budget Double Room
1 night
March 2022
Couple
Kamila
22 Mar 2022
9.0
relax and drink a cocktail on the beach
Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
1 night
March 2022
Solo traveler
Gisèle
20 Mar 2022
9.0
recommend

It was very hot in the room at night because there are only fans and no air conditioning.

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
2 nights
March 2022
Solo traveler
Sonja
13 Mar 2022
8.0
great hostel

Despite the fans, the dorm is very hot. the light is a kind of purple neon light, which is not very pleasant.

Budget Double Room
2 nights
March 2022
Couple
Silvan
8 Mar 2022
10
Best first stay in Sri Lanka! We were very very satisfied!
Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
5 nights
January 2022
Solo traveler
Alexis
17 Feb 2022
10
Perfect

nothing

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
1 night
February 2022
Group
Graciella
16 Feb 2022
8.0
Wonderful location, nice staff. I recommend

The room is quite humid and there is no big locker for things.

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
1 night
February 2022
Solo traveler
Serg
16 Feb 2022
10
good hostel for your money 👍👍👍

The curtain was missing, but there was a blanket. 👍👍👍

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
2 nights
February 2022
Solo traveler
Florian
5 Feb 2022
7.0
Good for a couple nights on the beach for the price

The portions of the food in the adjacent bar are too small, the staff hardly speaks English, very very dark room, rather uncomfortable beds, no hot water.

Budget Double Room
4 nights
December 2021
Group
Mario
19 Dec 2021
10
The perfect place to relax

A small table next to the bed would have been nice, otherwise everything was fine

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
2 nights
March 2020
Couple
Marcin
10 Mar 2020
7.0
The real atmosphere of Sri Lanka :)

The lack of air conditioning is a big inconvenience.

Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
3 nights
February 2020
Solo traveler
明芳
2 Mar 2020
9.0
Very good, recommend to stay! Great scenery!

The mats in the public spaces could use more washing, and it would be nice to have bigger lockers.

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
1 night
February 2020
Group
Charlotte
4 Feb 2020
10
What happiness!
Bed in 4-bed dormitory room for men and women
1 night
December 2019
Solo traveler
Alexei
29 Dec 2019
10
You are best!

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Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
3 nights
November 2019
Solo traveler
Beate
10 Nov 2019
5.8
It is located in the middle of nowhere, there are almost no guests during the off-season. The room could be cleaner. Good food.

Cold shower Poor ventilation and musty smell in the bathroom Almost no other guests