A Complete List of All Hostels in Manali That Are a Location in Themselves!

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Manali, a paradise of running streams, fairytale cottages and postcard views is nestled in the lap of Himalayas. The enchanting town is a perfect blend of rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions, with a touch of contemporary. In the hubbub of souvenir hunting tourists, you can come across Tibetan women in colourful pinafores, Buddhist monks, and backpackers looking for adventure.

These adventure enthusiasts are now looking for workations and Manali has become the hotspot. Although hostels have always been a go-to for solo travellers, when looking for long option stays, hostels are your best friend. Budget-friendly, close to amenities and the perfect location to find your weekend travel partners. The common room of the hostels is filled with music and interesting stories from all around the world. Here is a list of the best hostels in Manali for your next adventurous workation!

The famous sun deck (c) Nomadic Den Manali

Photo of Nomadic Den Manali, near Hadimba Temple, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

The famous sun deck (c) Nomadic Den Manali

Photo of Nomadic Den Manali, near Hadimba Temple, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

The Zostel (c) Zostel Manali

Photo of Zostel Manali, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

The Zostel (c) Zostel Manali

Photo of Zostel Manali, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

GoStops Manali looks better than hotels (c)goSTOPS Manali

Photo of goSTOPS Manali, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

GoStops Manali looks better than hotels (c)goSTOPS Manali

Photo of goSTOPS Manali, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Luxury on a budget (c) Keeko Manali

Photo of Keekoo Manali, Log Huts, Hadimba Temple Road, Keekoo, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Luxury on a budget (c) Keeko Manali

Photo of Keekoo Manali, Log Huts, Hadimba Temple Road, Keekoo, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A sun terrace for your daytime relaxations and nighttime stargazing (c) Yolo Backpackers Manali

Photo of YOLO Backpackers - Manali, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A sun terrace for your daytime relaxations and nighttime stargazing (c) Yolo Backpackers Manali

Photo of YOLO Backpackers - Manali, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Escape into the mountains(c) Madpackers Manali

Photo of Madpackers Manali, Apple County, Manu Temple Road, VPO, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Escape into the mountains(c) Madpackers Manali

Photo of Madpackers Manali, Apple County, Manu Temple Road, VPO, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

The hostel aims to give you a touch and taste of the Manali vibe.(c) The Hosteller Manali

Photo of The Hosteller Manali, Clubhouse Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

The hostel aims to give you a touch and taste of the Manali vibe.(c) The Hosteller Manali

Photo of The Hosteller Manali, Clubhouse Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A hostel that aims to give a soothing environment (c) The Culture Nation Hostel

Photo of The Culture Nation Hostel, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A hostel that aims to give a soothing environment (c) The Culture Nation Hostel

Photo of The Culture Nation Hostel, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A winter fairly land (c) ALT life Manali

Photo of Alt Life - Manali, Clubhouse Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

A winter fairly land (c) ALT life Manali

Photo of Alt Life - Manali, Clubhouse Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Monkbase Hostel is known for being budget-friendly for shoe-string travellers (c) Monkbase Café and Hostel

Photo of Monkbase Cafe and Hostel, near Manu Temple, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Monkbase Hostel is known for being budget-friendly for shoe-string travellers (c) Monkbase Café and Hostel

Photo of Monkbase Cafe and Hostel, near Manu Temple, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Karishma Shaikh

Zostel as a brand needs no introduction. Anybody who calls themselves a backpacker has been blessed with the existence of Zostel. Zostel Manali is no different. With views that take your breath away to comfort on a budget, Zostel has it all.

Tripoto approved feature: Individual reading lights and electricity plugs.

Location: Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, Manali, India

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 2799/night.

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 699/ night.

Hostelworld rating: 9.4

GoStops Manali looks better than hotels (c)goSTOPS Manali

Photo of A Complete List of All Hostels in Manali That Are a Location in Themselves! by Karishma Shaikh

The colourful dormitories of goSTOPS are situated in the heart of Manali. At a 10 minutes’ walk from all the touristy spots, goSTOPS is the perfect location.

Tripoto approved feature: Huge dormitory spaces are a goSTOP speciality.

Location: House of Amigos Old Manali, Old Manali, 175131 Manāli, India

Price:

Deluxe family room: INR 2500/night.

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm: INR 600/ night.

Booking.com rating: 8.7

Luxury on a budget (c) Keeko Manali

Photo of A Complete List of All Hostels in Manali That Are a Location in Themselves! by Karishma Shaikh

Run by a team of travel and hospitality experts, Keeko Manali is known to offer luxury on a budget.

Tripoto approved feature: Pull out drawers under beds and individual electric plugs. A special mention to the fireplace in the common room for extra cosy socialising nights.

Location: Near Log-Huts, Near Casa Villa Vista Hotel, Manali, Manali, India

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 3500/night.

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 749/ night.

Booking.com rating: 9.1

A sun terrace for your daytime relaxations and nighttime stargazing (c) Yolo Backpackers Manali

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A sun terrace for your daytime relaxations and nighttime stargazing, rooms with garden and river views, Yolo Backpackers got you covered for all your workation.

Tripoto approved feature: A business centre in the hostel that can be used for your meetings.

Location: Opposite Dylan's Cafe, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Manali, India

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 1299/night.

Double Room with Shared Bathroom: INR 800/night

Booking.com rating: 9.0

Escape into the mountains(c) Madpackers Manali

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If you are looking to escape into the mountains, into the green farms and escape from the crowd, Madpackers is the place for you. Madpakcers boast about the sunrise from their rooftop and their masala chai. Count me in.

Tripoto approved feature: Electricity plugs next to each bed.

Location: Apple County, Manu Temple Road, Near Drifter, VPO Old Manali, Manali, Manali, India.

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 2799/night.

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 630/ night.

Hostelworld rating: 8.9

The hostel aims to give you a touch and taste of the Manali vibe.(c) The Hosteller Manali

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Located right at the start of Old Manali, the Backpackers Headquarter Manali gives easy access to the old and new Manali. The hostel aims to give you a touch and taste of the Manali vibe.

Tripoto approved feature: The curtains on each bed for more privacy are my favourite

Location: country Villa, Club House Road, Old Manali, Manali, India

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 2000/night.

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 549/ night.

Hostelworld rating: 9.7

A hostel that aims to give a soothing environment (c) The Culture Nation Hostel

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A hostel that is completely made out of wood and aims to give a soothing environment to its guests, The Culture Nation Hostel lives up to its word.

Tripoto approved feature: Drawer style storage under bunkbeds.

Location: V.P.O Old Manali, Tehsil Manali Distt. Kullu, Manali, India

Price:

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite: INR 2400/night.

Deluxe 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 509/ night.

Hostelworld rating: 8.3

A winter fairly land (c) ALT life Manali

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Alt life Manali property blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty. Gushing blue streams, apple orchards, lush green forests that linger in the vicinity, ALT life Manali is a brand-new experience in backpacking narrative.

Tripoto approved feature: Individual reading lights for you late night owls.

Location: Old Manali, club house road, Manali, Manali, India

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 3000/night.

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 800/ night.

Booking.com rating: 8.6

Monkbase Hostel is known for being budget-friendly for shoe-string travellers (c) Monkbase Café and Hostel

Photo of A Complete List of All Hostels in Manali That Are a Location in Themselves! by Karishma Shaikh

Monkbase Hostel is known for being budget-friendly for shoe-string travellers. While the price is low, there is no compromise on your amenities and offers post-card views from all its balconies.

Tripoto approved feature: Curtains on each bed for more privacy.

Location: Near manu temple, old manali, Near Manu temple, Manali, India.

Price:

Deluxe Twin Room Private Ensuite: INR 700/night.

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite: INR 250/ night.

Booking.com rating: 9.9

The famous sun deck (c) Nomadic Den Manali

Photo of A Complete List of All Hostels in Manali That Are a Location in Themselves! by Karishma Shaikh

With a 360° view of the mountains from the sundeck, get ready for workations with picturesque views! Situated amongst the lush green apple orchards and snow-capped mountains, Nomadic Den Manali is the perfect place for you to settle up with a relaxed vibe.

Tripoto approved feature: Sundeck for the morning yoga sessions with the mountains overlooking you

Location: Opposite Snow Peak Resort, Near Hadimba Temple, Nasogi, Manali, Manali, India

Price:

Private Room: INR 1800/night with breakfast.

Dormitory Bed: INR 500/night with breakfast.

Hostelworld rating: 9.4

A list of the top rated hostels under the budget of every traveller, all you need for your next workation adventure are your tickets!

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