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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in September 2016 for one night as part of a tour with Citrus holidays. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Staff were very obliging and helpful. Food was brilliant, plentiful and catered well for us as we are vegetarian. We had a beautiful studio style room with a huge balcony overlooking the rear of the property. Anyone... More 

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bangalore
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a nice place along with good ambience...Food definetlyneeds improvement . Staff are courteous and nice place to stay in. Evenings are better especially the Bon Fire Setup. Places are close by to ....

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience.... Homely atmsophere ... Scintillating food and great taste ... Good service ...Worth a place of visit and for reference to others ...We stayed only for a night as we did not have booking availability for the next days ...

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2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a lovely stay here. As the property is small the atmosphere is very friendly and staff are amazing. Evening activities (documentary and a campfire) were arranged and the food is fantastic: loads of it, all very tasty and not too spicy for our British palates! The accommodation itself was beautiful too and very comfortable. On safari we saw a... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. One of the best holiday's my family have ever had. The hospitality is too good that I want to visit there back just for that. Mr. Karthik made sure we had the best hospitality possible at the resort. The place is well maintained and the rooms are neat, tidy, well-lit and spacious. The food was... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Peace and quiet abound. Sit on your balcony and the view you have could be in one in Africa. The hotel staff are both friendly and very helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean, and really good when you consider where you are. The food served in the restaurant is excellent. At night, there is no light clutter, so the... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The place is good and rooms are excellent and all marks goes to the staff the area with in the resort can be maintained well the only one thing that disappointed me is the food verity, for the cost they charge and if you are a non vegetarian lover you will be disappointed

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's a no frills, simple yet fully functional Eco resort. I was thrilled to know that cows they have are rescued cows. The staffs are not polished in skills buy they go extra mile to make you comfortable. We love it because it's Eco, friendly, doesn't feel like a hotel but instead more like a extended family. It's our second... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Dhole's Den was a total contrast to the other places we stayed in India, being very modern, minimalist, sleek and fresh. The views from the rooms were amazing (it's worth staying in the hotel for the height and views you get). The service was excellent, the food diverse and tasty, and the location extremely quiet apart from the fish and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at Dholes Den and had a great time. Bungalow was fantastic, nice and big with great views. Food was fresh and tasty and we bumped into the chef whom we had met before at Kaav few years back. Kids enjoyed playing with the pet dogs when they were let out. There was archery, small rain... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dhole's Den offers 5 living spaces (2 Habitats, 2 Garden Mansions and 1 Mountain Paradise (Junior Suite). Aptly termed Habitat these are spacious each with a large bedroom, a bath with a shower and access to the balcony that offers a commanding view of the Nilgiris and the landscape of Bandipur Large glass sliding doors offer a panoramic and unhindered view of the landscape and the Niligiri Mountains. The two separate Garden Mansions offer a spacious living and bed area and are about 1200 sq.ft in area. The living, bed and the bath are placed in such a way so as to offer privacy even without too many walls or doors. These mansions can accommodate a maximum of 4 adults.The bright and friendly bath area offers a shower open to the sky and even a view to the mountains both giving a special touch of freedom. The large balcony is separated from the bed room by sliding glass shutters allowing enough light and sight from the moment you wake up. Mountain Paradise is the newest addition to our homestay. This semi-detached mansion offers the most exclusive views that Dhole's Den has to offer. It overlooks our rain water pond and has a large balcony and a set of terraces that complement the setting to offer the guest spots to stay and pause while they walk to or away from this space. The bath is connected to an outdoor area that offers again a space to not just view the landscape but provides that feeling of adventure as one steps out and is at the border of our property and enjoy more than just a window to the forest. Dhole's Den is an eco-friendly safari lodge in the true sense of the word. We were the first to try and successfully employ eco-friendly methods in the Bandipur National Park. Most of our power is green. We treat our waste water using reed beds to reduce the effluents entering the ground water to the maximum and use a a bio-digester for the disposal of kitchenwaste and fresh produce from the garden is served whenever in season. We organise Safari to the Bandipur Tiger Reserve (camera fees have to be paid extra by the guests), nature walks, village safaris. We offer a jogging track, meditation area, indoor games and outgoor games as activities. Cooking demonstration and Yoga courses upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dhole's Den

Address: Bandipur National Park, India | Kaniyanapura Village, Mangala, Bandipur 571126, India
Region: India > Karnataka > Bandipur
Price Range: $170 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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