The Best Hotels in Manali, India

Manali | © David Bacon / Flickr
Manali | © David Bacon / Flickr
Photo of Mridu Rai
28 January 2018

Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in India. Everyone from backpackers to adventure sports enthusiasts and honeymooners flock to this scenic town all year round. Even Bollywood filmmakers haven’t been able to resist the beauty of the place. If you’re planning a trip to Manali, these are the best hotels to stay in.

The Manali Inn, Manali

Independent Hotel, Spa Hotel
3/5 (4 Reviews)
The Manali Inn
The Manali Inn | Courtesy of The Manali Inn

The Manali Inn is a cosy hotel sitting across the banks of the mighty River Beas. Besides the 47 comfortable rooms, the hotel also has a fitness centre with sauna, steam and jacuzzi, spa rooms, a conference hall, a video game parlour and a discotheque. Manali Inn is located just three kilometres from the city centre, popularly known as Mall Road.

More info

ManuAllaya Resortspa, Manali

Resort, Hotel, Luxury
Map View
ManuAllaya Resortspa, Manali
ManuAllaya Resortspa, Manali | Courtesy of ManuAllaya

ManuAllaya is a luxury resort where you can either choose to book a spacious and elegantly designed room or opt for a private cottage. This is one of the handful of hotels in Manali which offer an indoor temperature controlled swimming pool. There are three restaurants at the resort Cafe Jardin, D’Jong and Kibber that serve western, Asian and Indian cuisines respectively. They also have a bar called Library, should you want to relax with a drink in the evening.

The Himalayan, Hadimba Temple Road

Independent Hotel
3.9/5 (25 Reviews)
The Himalayan
The Himalayan | Courtesy of The Himalayan

As far as architecture is considered, there’s no other hotel in Manali which compares to the exquisite Victorian Gothic Revival style of The Himalayan. The luxury resort, set amid apple and cherry orchards, offers beautifully designed rooms all furnished with antique furniture and objets d’art. The Himalayan also works towards sustainable practices like energy and water conservation, waste reduction and local community outreach, making it ideal for those looking for an eco-friendly hotel in Manali.

More info

Johnson Lodge & Spa, Manali

Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel, Lodge
4.2/5 (14 Reviews)
Johnson's Lodge & Spa
Johnson's Lodge & Spa | Courtesy of Johnson's Lodge & Spa

Johnson’s Lodge & Spa was conceptualised by a couple who are both avid travellers. There are three different types of accommodations available here— standard rooms, cottages and private residences. Each room has hardwood flooring and are as cosy as they come. The cottages even have a fireplace perfect to warm up during chilly Manali winters. In the evenings, you can enjoy live music and signature cocktails at the hotel’s bar.

More info

Club Mahindra White Meadows, Manali

Resort, Ice Hotel, Hotel
4.3/5 (3 Reviews)
White Meadows
White Meadows | Courtesy of White Meadows

Club Mahindra’s White Meadows is ideal for those coming to Manali for a family vacation. Apart from the regular sightseeing and adventure sports for adults, the hotel also organises outdoor adventure activities for kids like paintball. White Meadows is located about four kilometres from the main town, but the distance shouldn’t keep you away from this charming hotel. The quaint property looks especially beautiful during the winter season when it’s shrouded in white snow.

More info

Why Book With Culture Trip?

  • Free cancellation

    In these uncertain times, cancel or change for free on select properties.

  • Price-match guarantee

    Find a better price on your booking and we’ll match it. Simple.

  • Unbiased & trustworthy

    Book from recommendations handpicked by travel experts.

  • Urvashi's Retreat, Manali

    Boutique Hotel
    4.7/5 (3 Reviews)
    Urvashi's Retreat
    Urvashi's Retreat | Courtesy of Urvashi's Retreat

    Urvashi’s Retreat is located in the lap of nature amid apple orchards and a lush green forest. The rustic decor of the rooms is reminiscent of colonial era splendour with artfully designed period furniture. In case the weather turns out for the worse or if you don’t feel like stepping outdoors, you can also spend the day at the hotel taking cooking classes from the in-house chefs.

    More info

    Manali Heights, Manali

    Resort, Ice Hotel, Hotel
    4/5 (16 Reviews)
    Manali Heights
    Manali Heights | Courtesy of Manali Heights

    Manali Heights looks like it’s straight out of a fairytale. Perched at a height of 6,930 feet and nestling amid the 500 years old Dhungiri forest, the property offers stunning views of scenic Manali. You can also enjoy local Himachali cuisine at their Whistling Pines restaurant. The famous Hadimba Temple, where many Bollywood films have been shot, is very close to the hotel.

    More info

    Span Resort and Spa, Manali

    Resort, Spa Hotel, Luxury
    4.6/5 (20 Reviews)
    Span Resort and Spa
    Span Resort and Spa | Courtesy of Span Resort and Spa

    Span Resort and Spa is the perfect place to be if you’re looking for a rejuvenating vacation to Manali. The nature resort is surrounded by walnut orchards, pine forests and pristine mountains. The luxury property comes complete with a gymnasium, billiards room, library lounge, jogging track, helipad and a private river access service. You can also request a customised yoga programme at the hotel.

    More info

    Cookies Policy

    We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK"