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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One word to this place 'Awesome'. Away from buzz... this place is very well situated in old manali, a perfect stay for couples & friends. Rooms are spacious with all amenities required for a stay and with a perfect scenic & mountain view. Cafe is cherry on cake. I must say food is delicious and ambience is just wow with...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food served is amazing, the rooms are clean and spacious, they are well ventilated. the view from the balconies is also ok, the best part is that it is closely located to all the cafe's where you can spend a nice evening. the food at this cafe is simply amazing

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a fun evening.. Good music and food.. The owners very friendly and tries to ensure your well looked after . a must visit place and amongst the better cafes in Old Manali.most of the evenings they have live bands..The mutton burger seems to be a speciality.

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Thank dineshsud
Patiala, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an Awesome Cafe with laid back ambience. The atmosphere is very cozy & heavenly Food offerings. There is a very good choice of Breakfast options . The Cafe also serves traditional Himachali & Punjabi dishes . This is a must experience in Manali

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drifters inn till now has been the best cafe that I have visited from the angle of pure cafe experience while getting my sense of personal space.... The basic decor and music of the cafe makes it stand out by sheer simplicity and intriguing style of doing it....the staff is very warm and welcoming when it comes to facilitate travellers...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

So if you are a budget traveller to the hills, you might not opt for Drifters'. It isn't too expensive but definitely a bit more than the guest house type hilly accommodations. I was returning from a budget stay from Kasol and Tosh and it was my birthday weekend and I wanted to stay comfortably, so my friend and I...

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Thank Charul B
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is situated in Old Manali which has all the cafes. Budgeted hotel with the best cafe. Food is very good specially the desserts. The staff is very polite and cooperative. Nishant has a very pleasing personality in helping out his customers. Wi-fi facility is there in rooms.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Located towards the edge of the backpacker zone in Old Manali this is a good place to stay. Rooms have access to a terrace which was good for soaking up the views and local activity. Nishant the manager was helpful and the restaurant downstairs good, although it doesn't open until late so if you want an early breakfast you need...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Drifters Cafe is located in old manali, the road which has all the cafes. Drifters stand out among all of them. The ambience is superb and so is the food. They offer board games, such as chess and playing cards, one can spend a good time with friends. The staff is very friendly and so is the owner. Drinks are...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Perfect place to stay in old manali. Budget-friendly hotel with wonderful cafe. Nishant is a great host and helped us out in every way we could ask of. Nishant also helped store our excess luggage while we were out on a trek for few days. Upon return, we were also provided with shower and room access with a nominal cleaning...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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, Manali Tehsil 175131, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Kullu District > Manali Tehsil > Manali
Price Range: ₹ 1,024 - ₹ 72,233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The third floor offers stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles hungryvagabond, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the corner room, it may be good to have a room close to the terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles 496nehan, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“rooms on third floor have a better view, but second floor rooms are good as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 89ankit, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Corner Rooms are bigger .”
 of 5 bubbles Shivam-1987, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the top floor do not face the road so if you are a light sleeper you should go for these.”
 of 5 bubbles leenabarick, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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