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Colombo Luggage Storage Guide 2020

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Colombo?" Perhaps you just arrived in Colombo and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Pettah Market, Pettah Floating Market, or House of Fashions and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing around Colombo at Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple, or Pettah Market and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

If you wish to catch a game at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium or visit local museums like Planetarium you may find that luggage is not allowed in these venues.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Colombo!

Luggage storage nearby most Colombo hotspots

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Colombo and the world.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Colombo start at just $5.90/day.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Colombo now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, and Gallery Island. You can also go for a hike around Natural Forest Patch, Attidiya Bird Sanctuary, and Flamingos. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out The Dutch Pub, Tap Bar, and Wine Stores.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in Colombo?

Various locations throughout Colombo

$5,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings

Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety

2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in

Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored



How do I store luggage in Colombo with Bounce?

You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes. We’ll ask for payment details upfront, but you can cancel your reservation if you end up not needing it.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Colombo without your things!

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More about Colombo

Store your Luggage Around Colombo With Bounce

Colombo is the capital and biggest city in Sri Lanka in terms of population. Located on the west coast, just south of Kelani River, the city is the financial and commercial center of the island country of Sri Lanka as well as its principal port, thanks to its location right by the Indian Ocean. For the longest time, the city has been considered simply as a gateway to the island and all its beautiful beaches, nature, and other popular sites. However, over the years, Colombo has become a destination in itself, not just an entry point into Sri Lanka.

The metropolis is a melting pot of cultures, races, and religions with a deep colonial heritage. Colombo mixes both old and new, with colonial-style buildings blending with high rise hotels and fancy skyscrapers. More and more people are starting to appreciate Colombo and all it has to offer, which is evident by its booming tourism industry. 

People arriving or flying into Colombo will usually have a heavy bag or luggage with them. Whether you’re in the city for a short while or an extended stay, you'll benefit from using Bounce. Locals can take advantage of the service, too, for briefcases, backpacks, and more. By depositing your gear with Bounce, you get more freedom to wander the city. 

Luggage Storage in Colombo

Whether you’re a local or tourist, it’s safe to stay that exploring Colombo is best done luggage-free. With Bounce, this is a possibility. Several Bounce partners are strategically placed all over the city. Conveniently store your stuff whenever you need, so that you can move around without any hassle.

Colombo City Guide

Top Things to Do

The gateway to Sri Lanka is a melting pot of culture. With attractions that highlight both the past and the future, travelers and locals alike will be enthralled. Enjoy the beauty of the parks, the uniqueness of the markets, and the incredible architecture of buildings old and new.

 

Museums

Colombo has towering buildings, noisy tuk-tuks and busy traffic, and an oceanfront development dubbed a “mini Dubai.” It might seem like the ordinary, chaotic city that you need to skip through. However, it actually has plenty to offer for history buffs and culture vultures, starting with its collection of unique museums.

  • Colombo National Museum: One of the city’s major attractions, Colombo National Museum is the oldest and biggest in all of Sri Lanka. Established in 1877, this colonial-style building houses an extensive collection of ancient artifacts. View traditional masks, royal regalia, palm leaf manuscripts, temple frescoes, and a whole lot more. (Bag policy: Oversized bags or backpacks won’t be allowed inside. Instead, store your bags with Bounce.)

  • Dutch Museum: The Dutch manor house where the museum is housed in has been around for centuries and has served a variety of purposes. Explore and imagine it as the residence of the Dutch Governor to a military hospital, seminary, police station, and a post office. Nowadays, it serves as the Dutch Museum, which exhibits several Dutch artifacts such as maps, swords, porcelain, and furniture. (Bag policy: Luggage storage is limited in the Dutch Museum. Find a Bounce location nearby and drop off your things there.)

  • Traditional Puppet Art Museum: One of the more interesting and uncommon museums in Colombo, this facility was created to preserve the puppet heritage of the country. Puppeteers now have a venue to showcase their craft. Guests can see puppet creations on display and may even watch puppet workshops and shows. (Bag policy: Bringing big bags or luggage aren’t allowed, especially if you’re going to catch a show. Opt to deposit your items at a Bounce location in the area.)

Shopping 

The shopping scene in Colombo may not be as big as other Asian cities but there are plenty of cool finds here that may surprise you. After all, this is the best spot in Sri Lanka for retail therapy. Expect to find everything from clothes and jewelry to spices and tea. 

  • Pettah Floating Market: This shopping hub got its name because it is built on top of wooden bridges over a body of water. A popular spot and somewhat a tourist destination within the city, Pettah is lined with numerous shops that are clustered according to what products they sell. If you want cool stuff at the best prices, shop at Pettah. 

  • Majestic City: This 7-story building is one of the oldest and most popular malls in Sri Lanka and carries a wide selection of stores. Expect to find everything you need here; there are shops for clothing, electronics, jewelry, household needs, and children’s items. The mall also has a food court, supermarket, a Cineplex and a kid’s playground. 

  • Paradise Road: Located off Viharamahadevi Park is this beautiful white mansion, turned into a shopping spot known for an abundant amount of home products, such as house linen, hand-painted mugs, crockery and more. At Paradise Road, you can also buy spices, tea, curry mixes, and other ingredients.

Dining

Colombo is a melting pot of culture, and this is highlighted through the dining scene in the city. From local Sri Lankan food to international cuisine, expect to find something that will suit any traveler’s palate. 

  • Sri Lankan food: When you’re on holiday, it only makes sense to try the local cuisine. Luckily, Sri Lankan cuisine is one of the most flavorful and unique flavors that you’ll find. For some authentic Sri Lankan dishes, one of the most popular restaurants is The Gallery Café. Other great choices for Sri local food cuisine are Curry Leaf, Kaema Sutra, and Upali’s. If you want to try some excellent Sri Lankan tea, Zaza is the place to go. 

  • Seafood: The city’s prime location by the Indian Ocean is a reason why seafood restaurants are a big hit in Colombo. Perhaps the most popular place to try some fresh catch is Ministry of Crab, which specializes in crab dishes such as spiced crab curry and Singaporean chili crab. Other noteworthy seafood restaurants include Beach Wadiya, Seafood Cove and Lagoon.

  • Asian cuisine: The city has plenty of restaurants that take inspiration from the cuisines of other nations in the Asian region. As its neighboring country, Indian food is prevalent in the city, and the best place to get some would be Chutneys and Navratna. If you’re looking for some Chinese, check out Shang Palace and Noodles Restaurant. For other Asian food, visit Fat Panda, CE LA VI, Nara Thai, and Ramen Misoya. 

Frequently asked questions

  • How much does luggage storage cost in Colombo?

    The price for luggage storage in Colombo is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where are there luggage storage locations in Colombo?

    There are multiple locations all around Colombo which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple, Pettah Market and many other areas.

  • Is it safe to store your bags in Colombo?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $5,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Colombo.

  • Are there storage lockers in Colombo?

    Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Colombo. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Colombo where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $5,000 Bounce Gurantee.

  • Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Colombo?

    The most popular restaurants to visit are Ministry of Crab, Gallery Cafe, and Graze Kitchen. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Colombo are Mount Lavinia Hotel, Galle Face Hotel, and Steps Backpackers Hostel.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Colombo?

    Colombo offers several scenic parks including Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, and Gallery Island.

  • Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Colombo?

    You can find local tourist information at Muthurajawela Visitor Centre.

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