CityRest Fort

Nestled amongst the bustling setting of Fort in Colombo 1, ‘CityRest Fort’ entertains backpackers seeking to explore Colombo on a budget. The hostel is located about 45 minutes’ drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport.

Best Known For

Known for its location in the heart of the city, in close proximity to the Dutch Hospital, ‘CityRest Fort’ offers easy access to Colombo’s fabled attractions, prime bus terminals and train stations. Clad in hues of orange and yellow, the modern interiors are designed to soothe, repose and inspire the enthusiastic traveller.

The Experience

Air-conditioned and pleasantly-kept, the dormitories and private rooms at this hostel in Colombo Fort are equipped with modern comforts to make guests feel at home. Facilities such as tea / coffee makers, reading lamps and safety lockers are provided at all rooms. Sporting an ultra-modern look, the lobby is fitted with snug sofas. The dining area is furnished with cushioned units and a refrigerator whilst the kitchen offers microwaves, toasters and cookware.

The large roof terrace at ‘CityRest Fort’ is perfect for chilling out and socializing. The hostel also features cosy lounge areas where guests can sit back and relax with a book or magazine from the library. Whilst free Wi-Fi is provided, laundry and airport shuttle services are offered at a surcharge. The travel desk at ‘CityRest Fort’ coordinates car hires and city tours. The hostel is also famed for its 24/7 ice cream joint that sells an array of flavours.

Around and About

Known as the commercial centre of Sri Lanka, Colombo exudes cosmopolitan charm. Steeped in rich colonial history and culture, the city houses an array of iconic attractions such as the intriguing Gangaramaya Temple, the Colombo National Museum and old-world churches. Take in the beauty of the kite-filled skies and the soft whisper of the Indian Ocean whilst wandering the Galle Face Promenade, on a languorous tropical evening.

Nothing better than chilling with your best mates at a rooftop terrace on a starry night. Ah, what a magnet Colombo is!

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