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Manu Temple Road | Old Manali Village, Manali 175131, India
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Drifters' Inn & Cafe
Ranked #4 of 205 Manali B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Noida, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More like a what you pay is what you get is what you see kind of place and that works awesomely Please be forewarned, snob value rating for this place is -1/10, hope that sets the expectations straight Getting to the review, Rooms are mighty comfortable and functional at the price you pay, they do the job, and hell, you're... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, You got us bang on!! Thats exactly the place we are... zero pretence... very high on warmth and friendliness. Thanks for opting to stay with us and for acknowledging our efforts. We hope to see you return soon. Till then... happy drifting :) More

New Delhi, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can your visit complete without a visit to Manali's one of the oldest...friendliest...and awesomest...Drifters Inn & Cafe... If you are looking for affordable...hygienic...friendly and homely place to stay....you must spend at least one night in Drifters Inn...I can bet you would spend rest of your stay here...and not just rest of your stay..but on all yours stay....such amazing scenic... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Friend, One of the best perks of my job is to make some really good friends. Travellers come as guests and return as friends... only to come back again :) Thank you for appreciating all our efforts and big hug for all the encouragement and support. Best wishes to you!! And come back again soooon :) More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drifters Inn is a very good place for backpackers. The rooms are small but are equipped with all facilities. The location is also awesome as it is situated in old Manali and very close to a lot of shopping options as well as dining options. It also has a cafe which has some nice interiors and is beautifully done. The... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for opting to stay with us and thanks for sharing your nice feedback here. We definitely expect you to return to Drifters' next time you are in Manali. Till then, happy drifting :) More

Turin, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a few nights at Drifter's Inn & Café and it was the best accomodation we could have stayed in Manali. Its desirable location in the upper part of the old town sets you away from noises and bustles, while remaining within a minute walk all the major sightseeings. Rooms are clean and reasonably spacious. The café at the... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Its our endeavor to provide a safe and homely stay to all our guests. We are thrilled to know that you found us so. Its great encouragement and motivation. Rayo joins me in thanking you and your friends. Wish you the very best ... happy drifting :) More

Turin, Italy
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 people reaching Old Manali late in the night. Almost all the Guest House were closed, nobody showing up. Finally we reached the Drifters' Inn, outwardly looking much better than any other place. I immediately understood it was a special place. The manager, named Rayo, promptly received us and, in spite of fully booked hotel,... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We know that your first night's accommodation wasnt the best we could offer, but thanks a bunch for appreciating the gesture. Thank you and happy drifting :) More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited drifters inn on the 10-11 th aug'14 very vibrant ambience in the cafe , goood food ,good hospitality , decent rooms , funn n vibrant atmosphere , the icing on the cake was the view from the room balcanoy , its to die for !!!!! Definately the place im coming back to stay again !

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Dear Guest, Thanks for appreciating our efforts. We are happy to hear from you :) Wish you the very best and happy drifting :) More

Kanpur, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Drifters overnight and got amazing service from the staff and Nishant was ever so helpful! He even managed to get me a hair comb at the last minute! The food in the cafe was delicious and so was the local Apple Cider. The ambience was spot on and we will definitely be returning to Drifters whenever we... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Its so nice to hear from you. Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We are glad to have offered you a comfortable stay. Thank you for appreciating our efforts. Do visit us next time you are in Manali... for now, happy drifting :) More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at Drifters for a couple of days before heading to Spiti. From the yummy food in the cozy cafe to awesome views of the mountains from my room, loved every bit of it. The staff is very helpful in every way possible, whether it was to find a cab at 5 am or to help me buy Seabuckthorn... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that we provided you comfort during your travels. Surely look forward to playing hosts to you on your future travels to manali. Till then, happy drifting :) More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Terrific hotel. I was very pleased with it. Although located up the street, it's in the center, near the shops and restaurants. In the first floor there is an excellent restaurant and cafe, and the rooms are on the upper floors. Excellent hotel service. Bedding and towels were clean. WiFi available in all the rooms. Each floor has a pleasant... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and for posting us a review here. You are right, the street noise could be disturbing at times coz of the village traffic. Unfortunately thats something we have to live with if we want easy access and connectivity. Wish you the very best and happy drifting :) More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had been travelling for three weeks through busy Rajahstan and because of a landslide, had to take a 27 hour bus journey to get from Chandigarh to Manali, so we were exhausted when we got in Manali, but Drifters' made it all worth it! Nishant and Ryu are both very nice and helpful, without being pushy, which is not... More

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NishantSingh, Owner at Drifters' Inn & Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was really nice for us to meet you. You both are such sweet couple. Always happy, always smiling :) You must be travelling back to Amsterdam by now... so wish you the very best. Happy Drifting :) More

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Address: Manu Temple Road | Old Manali Village, Manali 175131, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Manali
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 10

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