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Drifters Hotel and Beach Restaurant

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602 Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Drifters Hotel and Beach Restaurant
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here before but wanted to say we stayed last week and even tho its off season the staff and facility's are all open . the pool . the restaurant etc staff always happy to help you with any requests was great to come back off season , nice and quite the weather was kind to us also... More 

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Hinstock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the last 3 days of our Sri Lankan holiday here at Drifters and after a hectic week, the tranquillity was fabulous. Lalith was a fabulous host and his hotel staff could not have been more friendly and more helpful. We had a great 1st storey room with a balcony overlooking the beach. A fabulous place to sit when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Loved the place! Stayed at Drifters for 2 nights and payed only 2600/- (meals excluded) which was a really good deal! Having tea in the morning facing the beach is the best feeling. All you need is the beach and the swimming pool to relax and have fun at the same time!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed in the hotel drifters across the road as it was cheaper, but still got to use the pool in the main hotel. The reception team were really friendly, the outside beach area was very clean and tidy. Was on,y going to spend 3 nights here but stayed for 6 as really enjoyed the atmosphere

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Really enjoyed our vacation there. Actually we wanted to travel around the island but after three days we decided to make just a three days trip and came back. The swimming pool was incredible, very clean and refreshing. The beach is close to the surfing spot, waves were great, it was always fun to go to the water. Sometimes I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I had a lovely stay at Drifters. The owner is really accommodating to flexible vacation schedules and can give great suggestions about where to go for services and sightseeing when asked. Having a seaside balcony room was great to spend a rainy hour or two reading and relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Spent an initial 2 nights here then extended it due to excellent service and facilities of the venue. Beach is right in front and the pool enables you to get a couple of laps in when you are not crashing into the surf. Staff were always on hand with the owner paying special attention and sorting out any of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

You can find anything you need here. The room with a balcony for 2 was the best on the seaside. The staff is funny and helpful, same as the owner Lalith. If you love surfing, it is just on the surfing beach. If you don't like the waves, they have a pool. The food was also nice, the place is... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This hotel was recommended by our daughter who used to live in Sri Lanka working for an NGO.We are both in our 60's and were a little concerned at what we might find. We should not have been What we got was the best beach holiday we have had. The rooms were simple but very clean and quiet. The food... More 

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Khobar, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed for 9 days. Lalith the owner went out of his way to make us comfortable. He is eager to help everyone at the hotel. He organized trips, hotel pick-ups and drop offs and late check-outs. He is very reasonable with his prices. The hotel offers excellent food, no need to eat any where else! The hotel offers a... More 

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