Manali for shoestring budget Travellers
Travelling is an expensive hobby. Before heading to any desired destination the first thing comes to mind is budget. But in this article, we will give the list of some budget-friendly hotels in Manali. It goes without saying that Manali is the much-loved travel destination around the globe. Let me tell you that due to the heavy influx of travelers to the hill town throughout the year, these hotels offer good value for money and all the basic amenities. Here are our top picks for Manali accommodations that give you a bang for your buck.
ROCK TOP COTTAGE
A small budget hotel, Rock Top Cottage is situated in the inner lanes of Old Manali. The hotel is surrounded by numerous cafes and restaurants that are quite popular amongst travellers. Manali’s centre of activity, the Mall Road is 3 km away from the cottage. Located near River Manaslu, the hotel’s guests can also enjoy a relaxing picnic at the riverside. All the rooms are appointed with basic amenities and are complemented by private balconies which offer superb views of the surrounding cedar forest and hills. Complete with its own garden café, the hotel offers a great value-for-money experience. Opened in 1989, it is a popular pick amongst domestic as well international travellers.
Situated in the by-lanes of Vashisht, Surabhi Hotel is frequented by many domestic as well as international travellers on account of its affordable tariff. 3 km away from the buzzing Mall Road, the hotel has a variety of rooms and family suites, along with a cyber café and a travel desk. The in-house restaurant serves Indian, continental, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican, Israeli and Italian fare. The highlight of the restaurant is a wide variety of herbal teas, in flavours such as rose, jasmine, hibiscus, mint, chamomile, lemon and tulsi. The hotel also arranges adventurous activities which include skiing, paragliding, zorbing and trekking.
Complete with 27 rooms appointed with modern day amenities, Manali Palace is a budget hotel located in Rangri. The hotel’s in-house restaurant serves meals for breakfast and dinner. Manali Palace also offers services like laundry and doctor on call. Guests can also take advantage of the travel desk at the hotel, take in the majestic views of the surrounding valleys and relax in its sprawling lawns. The hotel also arranges rental cars and day trips for those who want to explore the major attractions of the hill town.