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Near Log Huts Area Retreat Cottages, Near Mountaineering Institute, Aleo, Manali, Manali Tehsil 175131 India
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Retreat Cottages are Located at two different areas of Manali, Our cottages are also within easy reach from the main market area, The Mall. Both locations have uninterrupted views of the snow capped mountains and deodar forests. Retreat Cottages are the perfect place to escape the pressures of modern life, giving you peace and privacy for a wonderful holiday experience. Away from the disturbance of traffic and noise, one gets a complete sense of privacy yet with all the modern amenities. Our cottages have been built with a Swiss style architecture, aesthetically designed to blend with nature using a lot of local stone and pine wood to give you a complete Himalayan touch. Extensive woodwork for the interiors, gives them a warm and cozy feel.
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Karan Gupta wrote a review Dec 2020
Pune, India1 contribution
Had a fabulous stay at Retreat cottages, Aleo, Manali. Sincere thanks to Sahil, caretaker and Atish himself, the owner of the property. The cottages are aesthetically beautiful having traditional Himachali architecture in backdrop of wooden and concrete structure. Every cottage has a private lawn that leads you to forest outlined by ancient cedar trees. The 3BHK cottage is a duplex with an Attic. The wooden work in the house is such a delight to see and makes you feel at home in mountains. The cottage is well maintained with cleanliness as its hallmark. All rooms have a fireplace and radiators that keeps the rooms cozy even when its freezing cold outside. They give one crate of wood as complimentary which is usually sufficient for a day.  They have an in-house kitchen that serves home cooked food. The menu items are limited but whatever is there is best. We really liked the Aalo Puri in breakfast and Dal Sabzi in dinner. First dinner was not very pleased to our taste buds being little spicy, but after the feedback every other meal was delicious. There is a fully furnished kitchen with modern amenities and plenty of cookware if you are in mood to cook yourself.  Also to mention, Mr Atish runs a restaurant in Mall Road that delivers food to the cottage. So, the food options were great. I will strongly recommend a visit to the his restaurant "Corner House" whenever in Manali. We tried Masala Trout fish, Pizzas, Burgers, Cappuccino and they were AMAZING.  Not to forget, Atish had been extremely helpful and kind to all our asks. He has strong local contacts and that is always going to be an asset for his guests. So - thank you Retreat cottages for a memorable vacation at your place - and yes it was truly a Retreat! 
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Gaurav Kishan wrote a review Nov 2019
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The place is exactly as shown in pics and the facility is at very good location. The best part about the property are the Hosts and Services. Humble, Gentle, Professional are easy word to describe but the real experience is beyond words. Highly recommended for group who wants to stay together, November seems to be the best time to visit if you are with kids.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
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VaRAd a wrote a review Sep 2019
Bengaluru, India27 contributions2 helpful votes
Stayed for 1 night at the mountain trail resort, Manali retreat house. It was exactly the perfect place we needed to celebrate my friend's birthday. The owner and staff were very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Jasjot G wrote a review Jun 2019
Sangrur, India95 contributions7 helpful votes
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Stayed with family and friends at Retreat cottages log hut region from 10th to 15th June 2019. Loved the place and stay. A very well kept and clean place, no disturbances from the crowd. Owners take keen interest for the comfort of the guests. Chhotu and his team take good care of the cooking and cleaning. Kids loved the place as lot of space for them to play. All the attractions of Manali like Hidamba temple, Mall Road, club house, Old Manali are within walking distance, the walk down to the Mall Road through the forest is awesome. Would love to stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled
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insightbynish wrote a review Apr 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom8 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed in Retreat Cottages in April 2019 and the stay was simply amazing. I wanted to get out from Delhi busy crowd and find solace on Hills. I wanted to stay in a fully equipped hotel/Cottage which is not very far from the city center yet is very peaceful and has hill view. Overall my rating of this place will be 5+ and probably I will say its the best stay in Manali. I will highly recommend the place to my friends and family and will definitely stay in this place every time i visit Manali either alone or with friends/family. This was my 5th or 6th Manali trip and I found Retreat Cottages after a detailed research of Manali hotels and resorts. Retreat Cottages exceeded all expectations. Hospitality: Sunil Ji at the cottages made sure that my stay is comfortable in every manner. Even before reaching the place he was kind to follow up on my arrival time, made sure to take any special instructions and sent a car to pick me up at the bus station. Driver sent was polite and with good driving style. I requested lunch after reaching the place and found that food quality was amazing. Taxi can be arranged on request to drop you at Bus stop/airport or sight seeing without any hassle. About the property: The bungalow/cottage is well situated only 2 kms from Mall road in a peaceful setting and one can take auto or simply walk for 15 mins and reach the city center. Every cottage is an independent entity with its own living room (with fire place), dining section, well equipped kitchen, a nice garden and bed rooms (with fire place). Garden also has provision for BBQ and may be arranged on request. All the rooms are Hill/Mountain facing overlooking very beautiful , scenic landscape. I spent most of my time in the garden reading books and sketching . The place is also smoke friendly. It was an amazing experience. In my opinion the property is as comfortable and cozy as one can think of with no one to disturb you at the same time with very attentive staff in mid of an amazing landscape. All the very best to Sunil Ji and the staff and hope to visit the cottage soon in monsoon time.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Room Tip: Best views, Peaceful place and best what you can get in Manali
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IndiaHimachal PradeshKullu DistrictManali TehsilManali
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Frequently Asked Questions about Retreat Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Retreat Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Naggar Castle (0.5 km), Tripura Sundari Temple (0.5 km), and Gauri Shankar Temple (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Retreat Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and room service.
Is parking available at Retreat Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Retreat Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vibes himachali cuisine, Keylinga Inn - Roof Top Restaurant, and Ruthay Bagad.
Is Retreat Cottages located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Manali.
Are pets allowed at Retreat Cottages?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Retreat Cottages have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.