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Drifters Hotel and Beach Restaurant

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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed March 26, 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 February 28, 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 February 26, 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 February 5, 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 January 26, 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

1  Thank Richard312
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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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
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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
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (199)
Room & Suite (56)
Pool & Beach (44)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
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yomnahassan
July 22, 2017|
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Response from DriftersHotel | Property representative |
No, there is one pool shared by all guests
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yomnahassan
July 22, 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
January 31, 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
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"Sea Front Deluxe room"
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