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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I simply loved this place. Enjoyed my 2 nights stay with my partner. Friendly and Co operative staff. If somebody is going for 2 nights or more then I ll suggest them to call 1 more couple to accompany them so that thy can really enjoy otherwise after 1 night it ll b little bore to that couple because of...

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Visited this place on 11th February 2016 , had booked Heritage machan, Canopy machan & the cabin. Lovely tree houses perched up there in the sky.....Each machan has a distinctive vibe to it. The property is green , wind mills & solar heaters, a dense jungle to explore & learn about ayurvedic herbs & trees on the green nature trail...

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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I and my wife stayed there for a night , and it kept raining complete night and next day. It was a mix of mist, rain, cloud. Rooms are awesomely designed and decorated. Do remember to carry cash as credit cards seems do not work there. Place is simply awesome.

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5Thank Kamal J
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

It's a must visit in jungles for family couple good food ......must visit. Just carry some medicine. There are games to play very romantic for couples. Pls visit In winters or in rains. Staff is helpful a bigger group would be better . There is yoga cycling to do . Has an romantic sitting for dinner with candles in the...

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2Thank vaubhav
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Machan is a very peaceful and eco friendly place right in the middle of nature with lots of birds and trees. Its an excellent place to relax and re-energize. The cabin (made majorly of wood) in the midst of trees gives one the feeling of living in a forest. The food was also quite good and the staff were friendly...

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Thank shetty135
London
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The Machan exceeded all our expectations! Its not often one can get an uninhibited view of the Western Ghats from the comfort of one's bed! The staff went above and beyond to make sure our stay was absolutely perfect, and once they found out it was my partner's birthday, a few lovely surprises were thrown in as well! We look...

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2Thank KRS09
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We chose The Machan since we had heard so much about this place. It made for the perfect choice since we were a group of friends meeting after a long time. Unaware of the beauty this place had to offer us, this trip was planned as 'just another casual getaway'. Maybe this is what worked wonders for us for all...

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3Thank RishabhGaneriwala
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place is located amidst lush green tall trees, surrounded by hills. A serene and tranquil location, head to this place if you are looking for complete privacy, and you want to have a holiday full of relaxation, and when you just want to be lazy while having nothing to do. The rooms (called Machans here) are very well furnished,...

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4Thank KanakKabra
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We chose The Machan for our first night after marriage. It was an adventurous thing considering that we had to drive for almost 3-4 hours to reach the destination, that too after a long wedding day. But believe me, it was all worth it! The Machan is totally an experience based destination, different form all other luxurious stays we know...

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6Thank shahmonishd
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We went there on our mini-moon and it turned out to be the best way to start the journey of our new life together. The staff was extremely warm and friendly and when they found out that we were newly married, they would leave chocolate hampers on our pillows. Their breakfast is to die for!!!! Simply loved it! And we...

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An award-winning eco-resort in Lonavala. The Machan is a story of dwellings that rise above the forest floor and form a symbiotic relationship with their natural surroundings. All of its individual accommodations are floating in the air, with enchanting views and elegant rustic interiors. Its carbon footprint is minimal - with its energy generated solely through solar and wind. Located in Jambulne, one of 25 biological hotspots of the world and a mere 2.5 Drive from Mumbai (1.5 Hours from Pune), the Machan makes for an accessible weekend getaway. We invite you to take some time away from work and immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience. Reconnect with family, friends and loved ones in the comfort and privacy of this truly exclusive retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Machan

Address: 8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
Region: India > Maharashtra > Lonavala
Price Range: $161 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Machan 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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