Coworking Spaces in Colombo

This list covers a bunch of co-working spaces around Colombo.

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This list is dedicated to all you freelancers, start-ups and entrepreneurs who have stranded themselves at coffee shops and libraries because you have too much sense not to keep an entire building as an office, but still aren't aware of the concept of coworking spaces. 

To those of you who don't know what coworking spaces are, it literally means a place which has the necessary facilities of an everyday office, which people can rent out (be it a day, month or even year) and get your work done.

So here, we've put together a bunch of places in Colombo to make your life a teensy bit easier. 

Coworking Space by HUB9

No 9 Park Gardens, Colombo

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Located in the heart of Colombo, HUB9 is an air-conditioned space with high-speed Wi-Fi. They are equipped with an in-house printer, scanner, and photocopier and also offer an outdoor lounge, terrace and free parking on premise. Aside from that, kitchen facilities and coffee/drinking water are also available at the establishment. 

Opening hours: 24 hours, 365 days (members only)

Prices (per person) :

Hot Desk/Open Plan Seating

  • One day (reception hours) - LKR 1000.00
  • One Week (24 hrs) - LKR 5000.00
  • One Month (24 hrs) - LKR 10000.00 

Dedicated Desk

  • One month- LKR 12500.00

Catalyst by HUB9

148, Fife Road, Colombo

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Catalyst by HUB9 is another coworking space managed by HUB9. The facilities here are exactly like HUB9, but the prices are somewhat higher. 

Opening hours: 24 hours, 365 days (Member access.)

Prices (per person) :

Hot Desk/ Open Plan Seating

  • One Day (reception hours) - LKR 1000.00
  • One Week (24 hrs) - LKR 5000.00
  • One Month (24 hours) - LKR 15000.00       

Dedicated Desk

  • One month - LKR 15000.00

Likuid Spaces

5, Charles Place, Colombo
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Likuid Spaces is a vibrant coworking space located in Charles place. This space not only offers air-conditioned rooms and high-speed Wi-Fi but a variety of seating options, facilities such as a kitchen, skype room, and even personal lockers. 

Likuid Spaces is one of the very few pet-friendly coworking spaces in Colombo. The office equipment includes sound and video recording equipment, a printer, scanner, photocopier, computers, single/dual monitors, as well as a library.

Opening hours : 

  • Mon-Fri - 7 am- 7 pm
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Prices (per person) :  

Hot Desk/ Open Plan Seating 

  • One Day - LKR 1500.00
  • One Week- LKR 9000.00
  • One Month - LKR 20000.00       

Full-Time Resident

  • One month - LKR 27500.00

Virtual Member 

  • One Month - LKR 7500.00          

Colombo Cooperative

365, Galle Road, Floor 7, Colombo 03

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Colombo Cooperative is a coworking space on Galle road which offers the amenities of air conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi, and equipment such as in-house photocopier, printer, and scanner, along with a lounge and chillout area. The kitchen facilities, skype rooms, and personal lockers are accessible for members, and they also offer coffee and drinking water for free of charge.

There are a bunch of cafes and bakeries around this place if you feel like taking a break from work, go out and grab something to eat. 

Opening hours : 

  • Mon-Fri: 9 am - 5 pm.
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Prices (per person) :

Hot Desk/ Open Plan Seating

  • One Day: LKR 3000.00
  • One Month: LKR 18000.00
  • Six Months: LKR 16200.00/month

Café Sociale

 252A, Galle Road, Colombo 04

Cafe Sociale is a retro-themed coffee shop that has been buzzing for a few months. Now they've opened a mini coworking space with meeting rooms and conference rooms that can hold up to 10 and 30 people respectively.

Another feature available for customers is the pet-friendly backyard for those of you who can't bear to leave your pets at home. It offers free Wi-Fi and air conditioning for 8 hours. 

Opening times: 10 am - 10 pm

Prices: Rs 1200 per desk (per day) 

Loft 1024

 73/5, Ward Place, Colombo
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Loft 1024 is an office rental agency unique to Sri Lanka. They offer six private office spaces accommodating up to 7 people in each room, a common office area, a common meeting room, dining area, and 24-hour security. Aside from that, they provide free Wi-Fi, coffee, tea, and meal services on request. 

Opening Times: 8 am - 8 pm (every day) 

[Ed note: We couldn't get the details on their pricing. We rang them up four times but there wasn't any response.]

CoCo Space

110, Havelock Road, Colombo

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Offering the facilities of a kitchen, a lounge and in-house equipment such as printers, photocopiers, scanners, and free coffee, Coco Space is a coworking space down Havelock Road. Their Wi-Fi is good, and the place itself is comfortable and air-conditioned. 

Opening Times : 

  • Mon-Sat: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Closed on Sundays

Prices : 

Hot Desk/ Open Plan Seating

  • One Hour: LKR 200.00
  • One Day: LKR 1500.00
  • One Month: LKR 15000.00 (They offer a 20% discount for 3 months)

Co-nnect,  Shangri-La Colombo

1, Galle Face, Colombo 2

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Co-nnect by Shangri-La Colombo is one of the newest coworking space in the block. It offers free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, a lounge area, a cafe serving coffee, tea and a variety of other sandwiches and snacks to munch on while you work. It holds both meeting rooms which can hold up to 30 people, working pods and individual desks. 

Opening Hours - 8 am - 8 pm (Full week) 

Prices :

  • Meeting Room: LKR 2500 per hour 
  • Working Pods: LKR 1000 per hour 
  • Individual Desk: LKR 500 per day 

Business Hub

Business Hub has a network of coworker centres around Colombo - Galle Road (Colpetty), Deal Place, Nugegoda and Mount Lavinia. They offer 24-hour accessibility for members, free parking on premise and equipment such as printers, scanners, and photocopiers. They also have lounges, kitchens at the location, also an onsite cafe if you have some extra cash to spend on a few snacks. 

But, if you're too broke, have no fear - they also offer coffee and drinking water for free of charge. 

  • Colpetty: 1st Floor, 366 Galle Road, Colombo
  • Deal Place: 24 1/1 Deal Place, Colombo
  • Nugegoda: 208 Stanley Thilakerathne Mawatha, Nugegoda
  • Mount Lavinia: 273 Galle Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

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Opening Hours : 
  • Mon- Fri : 9 am - 6 pm
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Prices :

  • Hot Desking: LKR 2500.00 (per day)
  • Resident Hubber: From LKR 15000.00 or LKR 20000.00 /month (depends on which Business Hub you choose)
  • Virtual Hubber: LKR 5000.00/month