Tuskers Residence - Hostel

2.0 star property
Mountain hostel in Kandy with 2 restaurants

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Tuskers Residence - Hostel

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Front of property
Air conditioning
Food and drink
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Tuskers Residence - Hostel

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
44/12/1, Rockview Gardens, Tennekumbura, Kandy, Central Province, 20000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shopping centre shuttle
  • Train station pick-up service
  • Train station drop-off service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
Feel at home
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Premium bedding
  • BBQ(s)

Room options

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 Single Bunk Beds

Family Room

  • 33 sq m
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 King Beds

Deluxe Double Room

  • 15 sq m
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Double Room

  • 13 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • Temple of the Tooth - 4 min drive
  • Pallekele International Cricket Stadium - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 168 min drive
  • Kandy Railway Station - 22 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)


  • Royal Bar and Hotel - 8 min drive
  • Pizza Hut - 7 min drive
  • KFC - 7 min drive
  • Cafe Aroma Inn - 7 min drive
  • Burger King - 7 min drive

About this property

Tuskers Residence - Hostel

A great choice for a stay in Kandy, Tuskers Residence - Hostel features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 9000 per vehicle. Guests can visit the fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at family restaurant, which is one of 2 restaurants and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this Colonial hostel include a snack bar/deli and a garden.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*
  • Train station shuttle*


  • Shopping centre shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

What to do

  • Fishing
  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby

Working away

  • Conference space (600 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • 18 holes of golf


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Family restaurant – This family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 12
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: USD 6 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Day (1 January) gala dinner per adult: USD 12
  • New Year's Day (1 January) gala dinner per child: USD 7 (from 5 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 9000 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Train station pick-up and train station drop-off services are offered for an extra charge
  • Shopping centre shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 1500.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 12 costs USD 9000 (one-way)


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
This property accepts cash.

Also known as

Tuskers Residence Hostel Kandy
Tuskers Residence - Hostel Kandy
Tuskers Residence - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Tuskers Residence - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kandy

Frequently asked questions

Does Tuskers Residence - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Tuskers Residence - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Tuskers Residence - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Tuskers Residence - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Tuskers Residence - Hostel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 9000 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Tuskers Residence - Hostel?
You can check in until anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Tuskers Residence - Hostel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes safari tours. Enjoy amenities such as a fitness centre and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Tuskers Residence - Hostel?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants.



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