DRIFTERS Hotel and Beach Restaurant
Location: Hikkaduwa, Galle
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Drifters Hotel & Beach Restaurant is situated on the palm-fringed beachfront at Narigama, the widest and most popular stretch of beach at Hikkaduwa, with the best surf break and miles of golden beach at our doorstep.

Drifters Hotel offers 20 well-appointed rooms, all new or newly refurbished – with either sea views or overlooking the garden and swimming pool. Each room has an en suite bathroom, plus a balcony or outdoor sitting area.

Choose between a Air-Condition room with air-conditioning, or Non -Air-Condition room with fan. Our rooms can be configured to meet your needs: single, double, twin or family. All rooms are sparklingly clean and serviced daily.

We also offer guests on a bed and breakfast package a choice of 5 breakfast menus, including western and Sri Lankan options. Breakfast we serve at beachside restaurant. Our beachfront restaurant offers the best food and best views in town. 

Or join the crowd to enjoy a movie or the latest sporting events shown in the restaurant on our satellite TV.
Step into the restaurant ­straight off the sand – or let us serve you as you relax on the beach on our sun beds.
Drifters’ beachfront bar is the ideal place to cool off with an ice-cold beer or enjoy the sunset sipping a tropical fruit cocktail. Meet a friend or make one, or just sit back and watch all the action – in the surf and on the beach.

No credit card payment available.

Hotel have surcharge of $25 per pax on Dec 24, that will include traditional sri lankan curry buffet dinner, and we have surcharge of $50 per pax on Dec 31, which will include new year party and BBQ buffet dinner

From November 20 to February 28, rooms must be booked with breakfast, an extra $7 per person, payable directly to Drifters

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Distaince to the airport, km
Minimal stay, days
Hot water
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Last Minute offers from DRIFTERS Hotel and Beach Restaurant
Period Conditions Discount
10.01.15 - 30.04.15 In case of bookings for more than 10 nights, please request a special rate from your manger.

Attention. Discount will be calculated manually by your manager.
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Room (non A/C)  (Fan, Hot water, Shower)
21.01.15 - 28.02.1540 $50 $
01.03.15 - 30.04.1535 $45 $
Room (A/C)
21.01.15 - 28.02.1570 $80 $
01.03.15 - 30.04.1560 $65 $
Seafront Deluxe
21.01.15 - 28.02.1585 $
01.03.15 - 30.04.1570 $

Prices from May 1, 2014 are available on request

Lanka-Houses working directly with the «DRIFTERS Hotel and Beach Restaurant» management! If you find better offer for «DRIFTERS Hotel and Beach Restaurant» somewhere else, please let us know, and we will gi ve you even better price! Just make a standart booking request throw our web site and provide the link to the web site with the competitive offer in comments.
IMPORTANT: You have to compare the prices with all taxes and service fees.

Meal Supliment
  Period Price
Breakfast (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.15 7 $
Dinner (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.15 12 $
Lunch (per person) 01.05.14 - 30.04.15 12 $
Extra Service
  Period Price
Extra Bed 01.05.14 - 30.04.15 5 $
4.3/5   Based on 82 reviews

Solid Place with Friendly Service
Robsgotit [TA], , Vancouver, Canada

Stayed at Drifters over New Years. Turned out to be a smart choice. Best parts: Driffer's supplied with one of their drivers named Chamika. He picked me up in Colombo and took me on my first night down to Mt, Adams for my hike up the peak and then on through teat country the next day. Chamika made my trip. He went out of his way to treat me special and to indulge my sightseeing and photographic wants (I highly recommend seeing tea country). In fact, I enjoyed my time with him so much that I arranged a river tour and Yala National Park. As for Drifters. It's situated in a great spot on the beach (I stayed at the beach side Drifters), especially if you are into surfing. It's also surrounded by lots of restaurants and night life. Drifters offers exceptionally friendly service (a very friendly owner named Lalith), clean simple rooms, decent food and it's quiet to boot.

Room Tip: Best rooms are on the second floor facing the water.
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Megan B [TA], , London, United Kingdom

13 of us went away for new year 2014 and stayed at Drifters for 2 weeks. Our stay was incredible! The weather was perfect, the food was insane and the hotel was brilliant. The rooms here are all you need. Clean, cool with the aircon on, wardrobe space and it has a pool! The staff here really made our holiday. With 13 of us we could be demanding at times but the boys who took care of us were lovely and got us everything we needed. The food at the hotel was good too. We ate lunch here almost every day and dinner a few times to. Breakfast was included in the price, with the chef cooking eggs to order every morning I don’t have any complaints. I recommend anybody to stay here on their travels. It’s in a perfect location, with great food, good rooms and lovely staff. What more can you want?
(They also do an airport service to which was really handy and easy to organise)

Room Tip: Ground floor near the pool
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Drifters Tour Guide Driver Service!
Trixie27 [TA], , Staffordshire, England

Lalithe -what can I say except a big thank you for organising my trip to Yala. You swiftly and patiently answered all my emails. Your driver Chamika was excellent-nothing was too much trouble. I felt really safe. Fantastic value for money and will most certainly use your travel services again when I return to Sri Lanka. Yala National Park was wonderful. I shall never forget it. Look forward to another comfortable stay at your hotel!

Great for backpackers
nikijmacc... [TA], ,

A lovely hotel with all the basics. Beds were very comfy and the rooms were clean. Only a fan but that was enough. A small pool which was ideal for when the sea was rough. And only a five minute walk to were the turtles are. Close to some lovely bars and restaurants and its on the beach. Highly enjoyed my time there.

Clean, friendly and honest
R1ssap [TA], , Melbourne, Australia

I enjoyed being by the beach rather than heading back to the big cities in SL and decided to stay one extra night in Hikkaduwa after a 2 night stay in Mirissa. I called around and a few places were closed for 'maintenance' as July is sposed to be their low season, but luckily Drifters was open and happy to take me for a night. I found the staff extremely helpful and the management too. Always around to help out with recommendations and because I was travelling alone gave me tips on where to get tickets for snorklung or glass bottom boats. I also brought fresh fish from the markets with me and asked if the chef would cook it for my dinner, which was not a problem at all, he asked me how I wanted it prepared and I also ordered a fresh salad too, I was charged for cooking (charged per kg) and the salad and asked what time I would like dinner. It was beautiful and service was great. My room was clean and tidy with an ensuite and a/c and i felt very comfortable! Loved the mattress on my bed, so comfortable. The staff even helped me with my bags each time. Nothing was a bother. On a central location. Located beachside too. I would def stay here again. I felt that they really cared about their guests there and as a solo female traveller I felt safe!!

Great spot to chill on the beach!
Ooeemc [TA], , Singapore, Singapore

We only stayed here for one night on the recommendation of a fellow traveler and it was absolutely perfect. It has all the basic facilities you need, the location is BEAUTIFUL, the staff are wonderful, so helpful and friendly, and really went out of their way to organize our room (as we booked last minute) and arrange for transfer to the airport. It's a great place to relax on the beach

Maria_Che... [TA], , Belgorod, Russia

It was unbelievable trip.We went to Hikkaduwa to make a wedding day our relatives and friends.There were 13 people.It was very difficult to find a place.But we did it. When we came to Colombo a driver was waiting us, he took us to driffters hotel and villa.Lalith and all people,who work with him are very friendly,and they always ready to help you. And our wedding.It was gorgeous.Thank you for everything.If we will go there more, we will go to driffters.

Drifters Hotel, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka Excellent"
saske2014 [TA], , Tel Aviv, Israel

I spent 3 weeks at Drifters Hotel. the room was very nice and clean, the staff were very nice and warm and Lalith the menneger is a very nice and decent guy.
Even though this is more of a family and coupels hotel, it can be very nice for singel which are looking for a clean nice place, close to" were it's all heppand" but more calm when you whant some quite.
there is also a very nice swiming pool to realex in after surffing.

Ajit N [TA], ,

Very very basic for a 70$ room not worth it at all
No power backup system at all if the electricity goes off which can happen often , had to sleep without power and had to actually wake up and run around with the only available security guard at 2:am trying to find a solution
Poor security

Many thanks!
Alexander... [TA], , Zheleznodorozhny, Russia

It was a very nice vacation in the end of February and in the beginning of March.
The hotel is very beautiful. The main thing is that it is by the ocean where you can feel the smell of it and see the serfing going on.
Hotel administration was at the upper level and the restaurant administration boss was the uppest one.
I don't want to advertise this place, but I'm sure, that I'll come again.
I miss this place and people now.
Thank you for everything!
Alexander, Natalia, Anita.

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