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Drifters' Inn & Cafe

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like old Manali versus new Manali then you will love this place! It has an amazing view and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The cafe downstairs has good food, a hooka lounge and board games available for guest use. If you are a foreigner be aware that they will charge you more than Indians.

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

Dear Guest, Thanks a bunch for choosing to stay with us and for also writing us a review here. We truly appreciate your feedback and are happy to to known that you recommend us to other travelers. I really dont know what gave you the impression that we charge extra to foreginers, only thing I can say in our defense... More 

Cairns Region, Australia
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The great little cafe is the life of this place, good selection of Indian and international food, happy hour is good value for those who like a beer or a glass of wine with their food. Live music on weekends and a good buzz inside most nights. Rooms are average Indian, basic but clean, regulation firm beds, stairs up are... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Drifter's as I had heard a lot about it. The interiors is done very tastefully. There are books for people who want to sit around and read. I tried the Himachal special Trout fish and it was the yummiest fish I had ever tasted. And that is saying something since I have grown up eating fish all... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the perfect place to stay in Manali, Old Manali actually. We managed to get a week off and decided to head to the hills to beat the Delhi heat. With school holidays in full swing and Manali being the proper host to the tourists, it was better off to stay in Old Manali, away from the mall road humdrum... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for abt 5 days.. Good rooms, gd service, gd food.. Helpful staff.. Excellent owner Mr Nishant.. Always smiling and very very helpful. Would recommend this place to stay for bachelors, family n friends

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

It was a really comfortable stay. Very basic, but it was clean. The food was also nice. It was value for money. We were supposed to check out at 12, but due to change of our plans we requested the owner to extend our stay for two more hours, so that we can rest till then and check out at... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Happened to visit the place ... The location is quite a task ... The visit was quite uninteresting as the owner said that there was no light and we were supplied limited options of food and beverages. Hope we don't get disappointed the next time

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I am writing this review,just for not the sake of it..but it's straight from the heart.. I started this year's holiday of mine drifters & m ending it too with drifters..After doing the exhausting trip of Spiti..I feel like ending this trip only at drifters..everything is so perfect..I m taking away the memories of Spiti & Drifters.. U will be... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Best place.... In whole Manali region Food and Drinks all top class Must visit to complete the trip to Manali 3rd Floor Rooms has a Best view......live Music and great ambience will make your time and visit unforgettable And above all... Top Drifter....Nishant makes everything comfortable with Best of service.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Think of your favorite book & imagine the kind of cafe it deserves being read in? That's exactly how Drifters' Inn cafe is! It has everything just right, perfect in the way a comfortable blanket is. A fireplace, boardgames, great food & drinks. And that's just the cafe! My friend & I also stayed here by sheer chance when we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home away from home for 'drifters' from all over the world - with well appointed & cozy rooms (en-suite bathrooms) and Sun Deck terraces. The views of the valley and the snow capped mountains are unarguably the best you will get to see from anywhere in Old Manali. We lay a special emphasis on your comfort, privacy and safety. We've even got an all day Cafe serving continental fare and a fully stocked bar - where we theme events. Some of the other on-site amenities are: Sun Deck cafe, free WIFI, travel desk, free parking, library of books, musical theme nites, free cloak room etc. Its definitely one of the best stay n hang-out options in Old Manali. Happy Drifting! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drifters' Inn & Cafe

Address: Manu Temple Road | Old Manali Village, Manali 175131, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Kullu District > Manali
Price Range: $700 - $1,650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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