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The Himalayan

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Hadimba Road, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131 India
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 11/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 11/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#6 of 459 hotels in Manali
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Perched at an elevation of 2003 metres & built in the Victorian Gothic Revival style, The Himalayan is an exclusive boutique castle resort with an al fresco swimming pool overlooking Manali town. Tucked away in its own cul-de-sac amidst an apple & cherry orchard are 8 opulent guest Chambers in the Castle (all with four-poster beds & antique armoires) and 8 Duplex Cottages (each with 2 Bedrooms complete with en-suite bathrooms, dining & drawing space with functional fire place). The Cottage kitchenettes are equipped with all modern amenities/appliances. All cottages have their own cosy gardens, balconies & mountain views. All rooms come with tea/coffee makers, in-room safes & bespoke bath amenities. Bar, Restaurant & In-room dining is available. Croquet, Trampoline & Table Tennis is provided for children & adults alike. Gymnasium is offered on the premises. Fully equipped Boardroom. An elaborate Spa will be added in the near future.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Badminton
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Skiing
Billiards
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Full body massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Mountain View
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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selina c wrote a review 2 Dec
india10 contributions5 helpful votes
The Himalayan is a beautiful hotel, surrounded by snow capped mountains with picture post card views every where you look. The thing that strikes you the most is the attention to detail, not only in the decor but the hospitality as well. We stayed in the cottages and you get a beautiful scenic view of the mountains. The cottages are very comfortable, the little balcony attached to the room is the perfect place to sit and sip a cup of tea while you look upon the snow capped peaks. We had a very comfortable stay, the rooms were adequately heated even though it was freezing outside. If you like gardens, you will love spending time just walking around the grounds. We went when it was getting quite cold so there weren't too many blooms but the crysanthemums and hydrangeas still put on a show. They serve a lovely breakfast, a a la carte so one can order from a wide variety of choices. We loved the home made apple cinnamon preserve and kiwi preserve. And a really good cup of americano that would hit the spot! All in all, we had a blissful relaxing holiday and cant wait to visit again!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Aniruddha Rangnekar wrote a review Nov 2021
Mumbai, India5 contributions
One of the best hotels I’ve stayed in India. Excellent rooms, super comfy and very cozy. Amazing views from everywhere you look, be it your room or common areas. Loved the castle inspired architecture. All very tastefully done. Staff is excellent too. Very friendly and very attentive. Can’t wait to visit this beautiful property again. Thank you for a memorable stay.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Do try the excellent variety of food they have to offer
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ghoomo wrote a review Nov 2021
Ludhiana, India18 contributions17 helpful votes
Third visit within an year and this beautiful gem keeps on growing on you. Service remains top class, the food is consistently good and setting remains as magical as it can get. Improvement and addition of colour in the cottages has been tastefully done. This is the first time we used the room in the castle and it’s already a favourite. All in all we look forward to our next visit to this slice of paradise. A big thanks to Nishat, Vivek and the fantabulous team at The Himalayan.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Castle rooms have so much character. Prefer two rooms in the castle to the cottage unless you...
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Ktnomad1971 wrote a review Oct 2021
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We had a lovely week long stay in this gem of a hotel. Great architecture and interiors with beautiful landscaping. It is quite obvious that all of this has been put together painstakingly. We spent hours soaking in the atmosphere. Their service is exceptional and all the continental and Indian staples are on the menu. Be certain to try the Himachali apple cider that they have on their wine list. The service is polite and efficient. Hope to come back to this slice of paradise real soon.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Soniya S wrote a review Aug 2021
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Exceptional and truly amazing feel like being our sweet home. The hotel is like a home to us within our short stay, The rooms are spectacularly maintained.The food was superb specially breakfast .Location is perfect.We will definitely visit again on our next visit to Manali.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$106 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaHimachal PradeshKullu DistrictManali TehsilManali
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Himalayan
Which popular attractions are close to The Himalayan?
Nearby attractions include Hidimba Devi Temple (0.2 km), Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art (0.2 km), and Siyali Mahadev Temple (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Himalayan?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Himalayan?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Himalayan?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at The Himalayan?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Himalayan?
Conveniently located restaurants include Southern Souls Cafe (PURE VEG), Il Forno, and Blue Elephant Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Himalayan?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does The Himalayan have airport transportation?
Yes, The Himalayan offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Himalayan located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Manali.
Does The Himalayan offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Himalayan?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.