Hotels in Sri Lanka

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Best cities to book a hotel in Sri Lanka

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£10 - £63

CHEAPEST CITY IN SRI LANKAKandy56% cheaperHotels in Kandy are the cheapest in Sri Lanka at just £10 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SRI LANKAGalle62% more expensiveGalle has the highest priced hotels in Sri Lanka with rooms averaging £63 per night
MOST POPULAR CITY IN SRI LANKAColombo57% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in Colombo than any other city in Sri Lanka

Things to do in Sri Lanka

Hotels in popular cities in Sri Lanka

Below are the most popular cities in Sri Lanka to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each area

When to book cheap hotels in Sri Lanka

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Low seasonJunecheapest month to stay
High seasonDecembermost expensive time to stay
29%expected price decrease
39%expected price increase


£61 - £140

Cheapest day of weekFridayis the cheapest day of the week to book
Highest day of weekThursdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
£71is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
£121is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day

Useful insights on Sri Lanka hotels

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Most Popular Hotel (5-star)

Amaya Beach Passikudah

Hotels Near Airport


Average Length of Stay

10 days
The cheapest price for a room in Sri Lanka found in the last 7 days is £12/night. This rate is available with Metro City Hotel, a 3-star hotel.
Travel with comfort when booking a room with Amaya Beach Passikudah, the most popular 5-star hotel in Sri Lanka (8.6/10 rating - based on 530 reviews).
There are 2,108 hotels in Sri Lanka close to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. Green Star Residence is the nearest with a distance of 0.6 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 10 days when lodging at hotels in Sri Lanka. The average accommodation price for 10 days in Sri Lanka in the past week is £925.

Information about staying in Sri Lanka

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What cities in Sri Lanka are best to stay in?

Sri Lanka is a wondrous island for adventurous visitors. From blissful beaches to dense rainforests to amazing train journeys and picturesque ancient temples, Sri Lanka has a lot in store for you. Even hotels in Sri Lanka have world-class amenities to meet the needs of all visitors on vacation. Cities where you can find great Sri Lanka hotels are Colombo, the capital city, Kandy, Galle, Hikkaduwa, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Mirissa, and Unawatuna. Most Sri Lanka hotels in these cities range from luxury to mid-range and budget. Additionally, most of these cities have a well-connected transportation system. Public transport includes buses, taxis, and three-wheelers. car hires are also available, and charges may vary from one company to another.

What are the best things to do in Sri Lanka?

Once described by Marco Polo as one of the finest islands on Earth, Sir Lanka is beautiful and admirable. One of the popular attractions is Adam's Peak, a cone-shaped mountain sitting in a diverse biological setup of central Sri Lanka. This paid tourist attraction is ideal for hikes and adventures. Another one is Galle, a former colonial city with charm and character for a relaxing break. Other places include Sigiriya, which features an ancient rock fortress, Kandy, renowned for its veneration of Buddhist culture, Jaffna, an agricultural marvel, and Yapahuwa, a once Buddha’s Sacred Tooth Relic, perfect for a day's hiking tour. At a small fee, you can enjoy visiting these attractions and learning more about Sri Lanka. Just look for cheap hotels in Sri Lanka, like Hotel Surasa, to save on your travel and to have the most of top attractions during your vacation

What cities in Sri Lanka have the best nightlife?

Beach parties in Colombo, Unawatuna, and Hikkaduwa are enticingly famous for their immersive entertainment spots. Also, there are quite a few nightclubs and karaoke bars that you can hang out at during the night. Pulsating discos and arenas are there for you to showcase your musical talents. Night Bazaars in the city of Colombo provide you with the memorable nightlife of shopping till you drop. The City of Bentota introduces you to a floating discotheque, popularly known as Ceysands. Apart from endless nights of entertainment, Sir Lankan cities are reputed for delicious dishes. Rice and curry is the staple diet in this country, and visitors find them tasty. Local foods include sour fish curry (locally known as fish ambul thiyal), kottu roti, chicken curry, and green jackfruit curry. Tea is considered the national drink and is among the most outstanding in the world. Maybe you should try Toddy, a mildly alcoholic fermented drink tapped from palm trees, or Arrack, a potent liquor prepared from palm trees' sap. All you need is to book hotels in Sri Lanka, particularly between December and April, during the peak tourist season.

What cities in Sri Lanka are best for art and history?

Start with Anuradhapura to experience the sacred historic sites and structures the tales of yore, numerous age-old Buddhist temples, sprawling walkways depicting the ancient ruins, archaeological evidence of past mighty kingdoms, and magnificent stupas towering over neem trees. The next city with a historical past is the Polonnaruwa, famous for its ancient ruins, age-old artifacts, ancient tombs, and structural remains of iconic statues and temples. Don't forget to check out the Thuparamaya shrine room and the magnificent King’s Royal Palace before leaving Polonnaruwa City. Sri Lankan museums are also great places to learn more about the country's fascinating history. Examples are the National Museum of Colombo, Colombo Dutch Museum, National Museum of Galle, Mask Museum in Ambalangoda, Anuradhapura Folk Museum, and National Museum of Kandy, including the National Museum of Ratnapura. The entry fee applies to each traveler visiting the museum. These historic sites and museums are busiest from December through March and lowest between May and September during the monsoon rains. Find cheap hotels in Sri Lanka, like Fairway Colombo, to enjoy the most of your historic tour across different cities.

When is the least expensive time to stay in Sri Lanka?

If you are looking to save money on your hotel room in Sri Lanka, consider visiting the country in January as it is the least expensive month at just £46 per night. Avoid booking a hotel room in December if you are looking for a deal; it is the most expensive month.

Where do most people stay in Sri Lanka?

Our users tend to visit Colombo more often than any other city when travelling to Sri Lanka.

Which city in Sri Lanka has the most expensive hotel rooms?

At £20 per night, Kandy is the most expensive city in Sri Lanka to book a hotel room in. The average cost of £20 is about 19% above the country's average price per night.

Which city in Sri Lanka has the least expensive hotel rooms?

Our users typically find that Negombo has the lowest nightly rates in the country at just £5. Negombo offers hotel rooms at an average rate that is 74% lower than the average city in Sri Lanka.

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When did momondo last update prices for hotels in Sri Lanka?

Prices for hotels in Sri Lanka are updated daily.

Why use momondo?

Why should I book accommodation in Sri Lanka through momondo?

By quickly finding and returning Sri Lanka hotels and accommodation options, momondo can save you time and money. We search for hotels and accommodation deals from numerous independent and larger businesses. All you have to do is choose where you want to stay.

How does momondo help me find a great place to stay in Sri Lanka?

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