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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to Drifters was on Friday 11th November, me and my girlfriend was told about this place and when we found it, it was like being in a pub back home, i looked at the menu and noticed all the pies, so i ordered Steak n Kidney and Anna said what is the Chicken Mushroom like, i ordered...

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Garnerville, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a very nice place to stay at and it is also a very quiet place to stay at. The staff is excellent and friendly and so are the owners. When we go back to Davao again we plan on staying here again.

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LA
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Drifters Apartelle is located square dab in the middle of Nova Tierra, a gated community in Davao. It has 7 rooms, some with kitchenettes, spread over 2 floors. You can take your meals under a thached roof overlooking the pool, or in your room, or in the basement bar. They keep lots of cold beer in the frig and a...

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Kabul, Afghanistan
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I would have liked to given this hotel 4 stars, because it was over all a nice hotel, especially for the money, but our room at a problem with ants. I don't mean, leaving food out overnight and finding ants. I am talking about setting down a sugary soft drink on the counter, and less than an hour later, the...

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DavaoBert, Owner at Drifters Apartel and British Bar, responded to this review

Im very sorry about the ants, it would have been nice if you had told us in person. Staff, We have seven rooms so it is not practical to over staff the place and stay competitive so we try to keep a balance. Over all I think you enjoyed your stay and we will try to make your next stay...

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

It's a little bit far from the mall but if you are looking for some quiet place to rest and unwind then this is the place for you. Clean tidy room. No cable TV and the internet is quite slow in the room but they have Pool and pub. You can even rent a motorcycle. The owner and the staff...

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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I stayed a week at Drifters Apartel and British Bar with my girlfriend. It was a good room and it was well cleaned by the staff. There is a small but functional pool at the hotel. I had a couple of dinners and the food was OK. The staff is friendly and helpful. Recommended at the price :-)

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I've visited this pub a number of times and eaten here every time. The food is always really good, no matter what I order and the friendly owners always make me feel at home. The pool is handy and refreshing, always clean. Everyone I've encountered staying at the apartelle have said what a great place it was and exceptional value....

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Dundee
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

The rooms are large for one or two people, very clean and well maintained. My only issue was the state of the kettle in the room (see picture). Location is a fair distance from downtown, a cab will set you back around 200 pesos. In a secured village so safety isn't an issue. Food is a little disappointing, but not...

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1Thank alewismclean
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This accommodation is in a residential area. It is a small family run shop. It is pretty informal. You will definitely need a taxi to get to the location since it is tucked away inside a residential area. Once there, you need to check-in downstairs in the pub area at which time you're greeted with a pool table at the...

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Thank darryl c
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

2nd time ive came here realy enjoyed every moment the hotel is just excellent staff realy friend they do good English food at a good price choice mart for food shopping just 10 minutes walk local hair dressing 10 minutes walk there is a local pizza takeway just around the corner plenty of local shops to get your phone credit...

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DavaoBert, Owner at Drifters Apartel and British Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for this review, Drifters is a great place and reviews mean a lot to out staff. The surroundings at Drifters have changed too as you have explained, many things available now within 10 min walk.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drifters is a family owned hotel consisting of 7 fully fitted and serviced apartments, We can accommodate family's up to 10 persons. We are located inside Nova Tierra Village Lanang Davao City. Drifters provides free access to and from the airport and is approx 5km from Davao central. We are only 10 min away from Samel Island Ferry's. On site is the Pirates British underground Pub, serving freshly cooked traditional English / Asian foods. And of course a world wide selection of beers and wines. We can help you with travel plans both local or to any part of the Philippine Islands. We have free WIFI all over. Swimming Pool, Beer Garden. Please remember this is a family hotel. We are Pet friendly if you are Drifters friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drifters Apartel and British Bar

Address: 39 Pili Street | Nova Tierra Sub Division Lanang, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mindanao > Davao del Sur Province > Davao City
Price Range: €19 - €36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Drifters Apartel and British Bar 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Drifters Apartel And British Bar Hotel Davao
Drifters Apartel And British Bar Davao/Davao City
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Davao City
#3 Best Value Hotel in Davao City
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  • table in room
  • television and air conditioner
  • bed and small bed in room
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  • safe in room (not working)
 of 5 bubbles 46darrylc, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good clean and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles malkingreg22, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Not all rooms are self-catering so if you want this option, ask when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles redgoglac, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We have only eaten there, but I am sure you will sleep well”
 of 5 bubbles Haftelmacher, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“I recommend renting a motorbike - they are very good and good price”
 of 5 bubbles Umhaldor, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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