Top 12 Cottages For Rent In Manali, India - Updated 2024

Nicole Ann
Nicole Ann 
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Manali is a great place to unwind and offers a variety of things to do to suit every traveler’s taste. A glimpse of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas brings a sensational inner peace you would not forget. There are also historic caves and temples such as the Hadimba Temple to visit and ashrams to practice meditation and yoga. If you’re up for action-packed activities, you can explore the Solang Valley and try paragliding and skiing. Also, the Beas River is a great place to experience rafting. As you spend a fun and memorable day, have a comfortable rest in accommodations surrounding this beauty. Check out our list of top cottages for rent in Manali, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. AmNeu Forest Way Cottage

Experience the ultimate getaway at one of the best cottages in Manali. Situated in the lap of nature, it’s your gateway to exploring quaint cafes and uncovering hidden gems along the picturesque Manaslu River. Inside, you’ll find four bedrooms, and a well-equipped kitchen, complete with cooking essentials. But it’s outside where the real magic happens. Picture yourself lounging on the comfortable outdoor furniture, sipping a steaming cup of coffee, and losing yourself in your favorite book. All the while, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the majestic mountains.

If you’re a snow enthusiast, you’re in luck – this haven is blanketed in snowfall throughout the winter, making it a dreamy retreat. Convenience is at your fingertips with private parking, ensuring a hassle-free journey to your cottage.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
539 meters (0.4 ft) from Hadimba Devi Temple
cottage 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

2. Family haven with pahadi charm (from USD 79)

This idyllic cottage, blending local pahadi architecture with modern comforts, promises an unforgettable retreat. Step into three spacious bedrooms, thoughtfully designed for your family’s comfort. Whip up delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen or savor local cuisine in the dining area. Relax in the cozy living space, and step out onto your private patio or balcony to soak in breathtaking mountain views.

The lush garden invites kids to play, while adults can unwind by the riverside. Need to catch up on work? Enjoy a dedicated workspace with river views. Stay entertained with a TV and benefit from free on-street parking. Your dream Manali escape awaits at this cottage in Manali for family bliss.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
3.76 km (2.4 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
44 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from all the rooms was amazing
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and very spacious
rooms are spacious and clean
Host:
the host was also quite helpful
staff was really nice and helpful
the host was friendly and this property being pet friendly was a major bonus
staff is also well behaved and very helpful
property is good the staff is very friendly
Location:
the location was the best takeaway
the property is situated at an excellent location
great location in the middle of an apple orchid
value for money great location easy to reach and park your own vehicle
very nice location and helpful staff
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3. The ForestBound Cottage (from USD 122)

This duplex cottage rivals a 5-star hotel in Manali, featuring stylish bedrooms and spacious amenities. The living room can accommodate ten vacationers. A TV, books, and board games will keep you occupied while the indoor fireplace will keep you warm. Furthermore, the bedrooms offer endless views of the Himalayas through the large windows.

The Hadimba Devi Temple and the Tibetan Monastery are some of the nearby attractions.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
371 meters (0.3 ft) from Hadimba Devi Temple
40 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage offers a beautiful view of mountain capped with snow from your rooms
me and my group of 6 had a very comfortable stay at the forrest bound cottage
must visit for those who are looking out for a comfortable stay
Host:
the host is very sweet prompt with the responses and gave us useful local tips
a very polite caretaker took care of all our needs
staff are very good especially rakesh helped us a lot during our stay
Location:
one of the best decisions of my trip was to stay at this place
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4. Bright cottage with city view

This house for rent in Manali combines comfort and beauty in its accommodation. The floor space has high windows that bring in light and add warmth to the polished wooden interior. Upstairs, you will find three bright bedrooms with king-sized beds. As you go around the house, you will admire picturesque views of the valley, the garden, and the city.

Barbecue and bonfire amenities are available upon request.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
5.63 km (3.5 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms have a great view and the kitchen is well equipped with all the utensils
Cleanliness:
he made sure the place is clean each day and was very good to talk to
Host:
david is good host & will arrange for whatever you need have a pleasant stay aditya bhadoria
but the caretaker and maid are just plain awesome
we stayed there for 4 nights and david was the warmest host
Location:
it is located in jagatsukh the calmest place
tlc is good property you can park car on the street
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5. Three-bedroom cottage with a mountain view (from USD 108)

This charming cottage, 900 meters (2952.8 feet) away from the private bus stop heading to Manali, offers comfortable accommodation for 9 guests. As you enter the house, you will adore the warmth spread by the lights and wooden interior. The living room has comfy couches to gather around and play some board games. If you prefer quiet time, you can read a book in front of the indoor fireplace. There are three bedrooms where you can take a rest, each with a full bathroom. The rooms abound in windows and have a balcony overlooking the beautiful mountains.

The kitchen is not accessible for guests, but the host can provide meal services upon request. Breakfast is included in your stay.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
1.17 km (0.8 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
4 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
really a nice neat and clean place to stay
Host:
hosts will treat you like family and are really helpful
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6. Lovely cottage with bright rooms (from USD 72)

This cottage offers luxurious comfort set in the lush surrounding of the apple orchards. Every room in the house has generous windows beaming with sunlight and overlooks the magnificent Himalayas. You can enjoy more of this wonderful view on the balcony. On the other hand, the main room has ample space to give you access to a fully equipped kitchen, a living area, and a dining area.

A parking space and breakfast meals are a bonus.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
11 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
other than heater all things were good
Host:
plus the staff is really helpful
it is a beautiful location quite and staff is very friendly and help you with everything
overall good stay and pocket friendly budget
Location:
everything shown and mentioned here is perfect apart from the location and the thing mentioned "independent villa or house"
and the overall vibe of this place is great
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7. Royal Holiday Cottage (from USD 76)

Only 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the nearest mall, this cottage offers convenient accommodation for a family or a group. As you enter, you get to see the spacious and airy interior brought by the high ceilings and minimal fixtures. The living room is furnished with an indoor fireplace to keep you warm when cold. If you want to feel the cool breeze, you can hang out on the expansive patio, which is also great for alfresco dining.

In-room comforts include WiFi, a TV, and a coffee and tea maker. A floor mattress is also available if you need it.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
2.71 km (1.7 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is a very nice and clean property and well located with a nice view
Host:
host is really nice
excellent hospitality and considerate staff
however the staff needs to be be more polite and courteous
everyone was so helpful and quick to respond
amazing experience overall and the hosts were very polite and helping
Location:
it is a really nice place near to mall road and really and food was delicious too
just loved this place
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8. Mountain Dew Cottage (from USD 15)

This studio embodies vibrance with its colorful and patterned interior design. You can freely prepare your meals in the kitchenette and have some late-night drinks on the mini-bar. A dining space is available inside, but you can also go to the open patio for alfresco dining. There are electric blankets to keep you warm and cozy. Other in-room comforts include high-speed WiFi and a smart TV.

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Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
740 meters (0.5 ft) from Hadimba Devi Temple
37 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view from the room good food and lovely weather
nice place in old manali apt as per the pictures
Host:
thanks all staff for taking good care of us
fantastic food and lovely hosts
Location:
location is just perfect
many good cafes and must visits in manali are within 10-15 minutes of walk
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9. Conveniently located three-bedroom cottage

This rental, 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) from the main town of Manali, provides convenient accommodation for up to 6 guests. The floor space features elegant embellishments and an indoor fireplace. Find delight as you walk the grand stairs leading to the three bedrooms. All rooms are equipped with a double bed and a TV. Moreover, the room’s windows display stunning views of the valley and the apple orchards.

Though you can request meals provided by the host for an additional fee, a kitchen is also available so you can cook your meals. The host can also arrange for leisure activities such as skiing and paragliding.

Stayed at this property?
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
2.57 km (1.6 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
8 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is really spacious and perfect for a group requiring three bedrooms
Host:
wonder full host and great vila with a great staff
Location:
nice place to stay not too far from mall road
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10. Moksha Cottage

This Pahadi-styled rental offers four bedrooms with large windows to marvel at the green surroundings and the awesome mountains. There are books you can read in the living room and a WiFi connection to keep you connected, while the patio is a great place to have a cup of coffee amid a scenic background.

Find delight in a short walk in the lawn filled with fruit trees and a flourishing garden.

Stayed at this property?
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
490 meters (0.4 ft) from Hadimba Devi Temple
5 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
property- spacious duplex property cosy rooms and clean bathrooms
Host:
the hosts are great
apporva and madhuri are great host
the hosts extended outstanding hospitality and the food prepared tasted great
Location:
location- very good location easily accessible by vehicle
perfect place to be away from the crowded/busy places of the city
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11. The Farm House, Manali

This cottage, settled in a quiet village, is a good match for two. The bedroom features oversized windows to admire the snow-capped mountains from the comfort of your bed. For a panoramic view, head over to the rooftop patio and embrace the cool breeze. While in the room, you can access the TV and WiFi to keep you entertained indoors.

Pets are welcome to join you at this property.

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Jagatsukh Village, Himachal Pradesh, India
5.66 km (3.6 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
23 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best cottage in manali with the perfect mountain view rooms
Host:
i really appreciate the warm friendly and attentive hospitality you both offerred at the stay
this place is fantastic and the hosts are more than fantastic
hosted by a lovely friendly and generous girl named anupreksha
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12. Unique house with a lovely backyard

Whether you’re a solo traveler or a couple, this vacation rental is a match for you. This accommodation that features a magical theme inspired by Hogwarts is a unique find in Manali. You will find fascinating murals as you tour the house.

Inside, you will find a living room, kitchen, and dining area. The bedroom is furnished with a table and chairs, which you can use as your workspace or dining space. A covered balcony is available to admire the surroundings. To enjoy more of this property, head to the backyard and have a relaxing moment as you sit on the bench.

Stayed at this property?
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
1.3 km (0.9 mi) from Hadimba Devi Temple
1 review   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the accomodation was very clean and tidy
Host:
it was made better with the host mr
very friendly and polite people
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A glimpse of the Himalayas

If you are longing for inner peace, a visit to Manali, India, is what you need. Explore the wonder and beauty of the treasured nature’s masterpiece, the Himalayas. Aside from this pilgrim, you can also enjoy fun-filled activities such as mountaineering, rafting, and paragliding. Check out our list of top cottages for rent in Manali, India, for a relaxing stay!

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Frequently asked questions about cottages for rent in Manali, India

1. Which cottage rentals in Manali are suitable for couples?

When seeking cottage rentals for couples in Manali, options such as this bright cottage with city view, offer delightful experiences. This charming accommodation is designed for romantic getaways, providing a cozy and intimate setting for you and your partner.

2. Which cottage rentals in Manali have parking?

There are several cottage rentals with parking facilities in Manali. You can consider staying at The ForestBound Cottage, this three-bedroom cottage with a mountain view, this lovely cottage with bright rooms, or the Royal Holiday Cottage.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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