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"Camp Kush" by Hostel Unawatuna

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unawatuna Hostel combines all your needs, whether you want your privacy or the Company of nice People and good Music, you´ll find it there. The hostel staff is super chilled and always there to help you, we also had a great time with the owner Bunchi who´s an awesome Person. The beautiful Mangrove forest and the the Tipis make the...

Thank iry1992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel had really good recommendations and some of my friends personally referred it to me. The idea of tipis is fresh and novel and hostel offers snorkeling lessons as well as boat for own use. Unfortunately the beds spaces in tipis are extremely uncomfortable so be wary of that if you have back problem. In overall I was quite disappointed....

Thank alex s
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I stayed in Hostel Unawatuna in 2016 with my friend. We were in Sri Lanka on project work in Galle. It is conveniently located to the bus stop to head to other places. The walk from the hostel to the main road is lovely and the locals you meet on the way are friendly. Barry and his friends entertain and...

Thank Shreya G
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

One of those special places you encounter while backpacking! It is not called Camp Kush for nothing! Amazing place to socialize and hang out while monkeys climb above. Like all others I ended up staying longer than planned (several people stay to work too). A far walk to the beach though, no warm water and no lockers - but what...

Thank Sebastian N
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 1 night in the dorms. This is really basic a old shack with some rooms and some beds in it and a (cold) shower and toilet, thats it. Was a bit dirty and really old. No lockers available. They also have huts, looked nice from outside. The owner is a really friendly guy (a character). Staff also friendly!...

Thank Yoare
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were meant to stay here for 4 nights, but ended up staying for 10! The main reason that I rate this hostel highly is the social aspect of the hostel. The communal area is one-of-a-kind - loads of comfortable couches, tea on tap, music and good conversation. It's the perfect place to unwind, meet new people and have a...

Thank Dean B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

One of the best hostels if not the best hostel I have come across throughout Sri Lanka. I even Managed to stay on two seperate occasions throughout my travels. Great Vibe, Social, Clean and the owner is very accomodating. Happily go above and beyond expectations for his guests. Couldn't recommend it enough. Free Breakfast included its truly value for money...

Thank Wintzy14
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I ended up showing up here in March when the place wasn't technically even open yet, and Bunchy welcomed my friend and I with open arms. He has a beautiful huge piece of land and there are a few trails throughout the property, lined with mangrove trees, tree houses and huts. The food is incredible, and Bunchy even had his...

Thank Lyndsay M
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The most sociable hostel I've stayed in! If you see cleanliness as a priority I probably would think about staying here, but if you wanna hang out with cool people and have a great time, definitely stay! I literally just slept in my room and nothing more, stay in the dorm if you want a quieter sleep as it's away...

Thank stephhack
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visiting Unawatuna on a budget? I highly recommend this place. Far away from the main bustling area (which is not a bad thing if you'd like a nice night of sleep), spread over a nice large property, Benji and his team have a lovely hostel going. The rooms are pretty basic - I stayed in the dorm of three, where...

Thank ChuckOfAllTrades

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Unawatuna is set in the surrounds of tropical paradise with palm trees, mangrove forest and a lake, making up 6 acres of pure chill! Unawatuna beach and all the downtown amenities are reachable on foot or by short tuk-tuk. Our relaxed and friendly staff are available at the 24-hour front desk for the convenience of our guests. This is the perfect place for anyone looking to kick back and relax while exploring Sri Lanka's amazing south coast. The selection of modern and comfortable fan-cooled tepee style private rooms and dorm rooms will ensure you have a comfortable stay. All rooms are clean with shared bathrooms and free all day breakfast included! Here, you will find a comfortable shared lounge, self-catering kitchen, free high-speed Wi-Fi and a large garden with bonfire pit, sun beds and barbecue facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include laundry and the option to take a canoe or boat out onto the calm mangrove surrounded lake. The property offers free parking. Take the boat out on the mangrove or take a small hike, it is all part of the property. We provide our own Tuk Tuk service. Join us for regular bonfire BBQ nights, good vibes and a feel at home atmosphere! Hostel Unawatuna is within walking distance or a short tuk-tuk from Unawatuna beach and all the amenities downtown Unawatuna has to offer. On the beach you can find a number of aquatic activities including surfing, snorkelling, scuba-diving and boat tours. We're 2km from the breath-taking hike to the beautiful jungle beach. The hostel is 450m from Unawatuna railway station, 4.4 km from the famous Galle Light house and Galle Fort. Koggala Airport is 9km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about "Camp Kush" by Hostel Unawatuna

Address: Mataramba, Suseemawatta, Kadolana, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Unawatuna
Price Range: £8 - £18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“There are shared rooms and are all the same. They have fans.”
, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Email ahead and ask if a Tee Pee is Available”
Wintzy14, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“TEEPEE under a clear star full sky:)”
anasL3932XM, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The wifi is good, beds are cheap, breakfast ordered if you want it.”
889edg, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are shared and you can choose that one with separate bathroom if you prefer more privacy.”
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