Negombo hostels are R145/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In September is often the cheapest month to book, and in August is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Negombo. Our users recently found hostels for R113/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Negombo for R143/night or less a good deal.
Staying in a Negombo hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Negombo tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.