Drifters' Inn & Cafe
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDrifters' Inn & Cafe Manali
We arrived in the early hours , we had already pre booked our room via email, they let us in no problem, we felt very welcomed here, The room was clean and tidy with tea making facilities, The owner and staff were very friendly, the food in the restaurant below was fantastic, I'm sure we ate more then we should of but it was so tasty. Would definitely recommend this to any backpacker.
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