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Drifters Hotel and Beach Restaurant

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602 Galle Road Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The good: my room had a balcony overlooking the beach - great place to chill on the comfy chairs. Pool area, while small, is nice. Staff were very nice. Beds reasonably comfortable. Location is close to restaurants, fun bar (Vibration on Fri night) etc.. The...More

Thank particle_bored
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed one night and mostly just to sleep after a party so, it ticked all the basic boxes. Comfortable beds and good shower. The sheets need an overhaul. Although there's a fridge, the room could use a small kettle for guests to make their own...More

2  Thank ShiromiL
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a night at the beach front. While the rooms and amenities are modest for the price we pay, the staff were very friendly and the hospitality we experienced was really good. What the rooms lacked for the price, they cover it up...More

Thank Anashwar
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Staff were very friendly.Beach was good.Pool is weak.Bathroom was very small.Breakfast is poor.We later figured out that it was expensive compared to the nearby hotels.I should say it is the best internet hotel in that area.

Thank SerdarHasturk
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Don,t go to Hikkaduwa if you are looking for luxury or sophistication. For a laid- back relaxing couple of weeks it was great. Try the Rotty Stop for a really cheap meal. You can travel anywhere very cheaply in a Tuk Tuk. (Three wheeled taxi...More

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About
Description
Drifters is a medium-sized, owner-operated hotel in the heart of the best beach and surfing spot in Hikkaduwa. Drifters offers comfortable, clean rooms built around a garden and swimming pool, with a More restaurant opening onto the beach. Service is Drifters' mantra and owner Lalith is always on hand to give personal attention to all guests. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 41 - USD 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Hikkaduwa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 41 - USD 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Hikkaduwa
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Traveller (199)
Room & Suite (56)
Pool & Beach (44)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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yomnahassan
22 July 2017|
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Response from DriftersHotel | Property representative |
No, there is one pool shared by all guests
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yomnahassan
22 July 2017|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
No, there was only a shared pool.
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Darshana_LGT
31 January 2017|
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Response from DriftersHotel | Property representative |
can you please contact the hotel directly (contact information is on our website) to discuss
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Room Tips
"Deluxe Double Room with Balcony and Sea View... great place to read and chill, ponder your life whilst..."
particle_bored
26 Mar. 2018
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"Sea view rooms!"
Gemma-in-DXB
11 Nov. 2017
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"sea front room, pool view"
timrodrigo
17 Apr. 2017
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"Sea Front Deluxe room"
SuhadiK
19 Mar. 2017
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