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Kuthwahi Village Post Office Rata | Post office Rata, Kanha National Park 481768, India
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Flame of the Forest Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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ottawa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Its a surreal experience...the jungle, the staff, Karan and Isa, the surroundings, the amenities, the property, the royal treatment, the sounds, the river....and the glorious Beast. Whether you call it romance or an adventure, it is something you need to experience. Choose the right month, speak to Karan, book your tickets and leave the rest to them. Once in a... More

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Usa River, Tanzania
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

What more is there to say about this special lodge that hasn't already been said. We fell in love with it and Karen and Isa are the perfect hosts. The rooms and all the interiors are just stunning. great comfy beds, brilliant hosting and guiding by Karen and continuous cold beer! Karen's enthusiasm on the game drives was infectious and... More

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Wales
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128 reviews 128 reviews
62 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We absolutely loved this lodge. Karan and Isa, the owners were so welcoming that it felt like we were one of the family. They were generous with their time and really wanted to make sure we had the best time. We were guided by Mohan who was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sharing this knowledge. When we came back from... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

i just returned from my second trip to this property near Kanha National Park within a span of 4 months. Have been to Kanha on 3 occasions prior to this, but Flame of the Forest has been special. Its personalized service coming straight from the owners of the Property !! If you'd like to be away from the hustle-bustle of... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our first experience (reviewed previously) was based upon a three night stay(in November 2013).We loved it so much that we felt that SOMETIME we would like to return for a longer stay. We very rarely return to the same place and the same accommodation .We returned in March of THIS year and already talking about a third visit. The reason... More

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bucks
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Came November came back February. A first for us to stay at the same place twice. Love this place. The tranquility, the bird life and the food are wonderful. Karan , Isa and Mohan not forgetting the kind staff add to the brilliance of this place. We stayed longer this time,8 days and it was worth it. Booked independently with... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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166 reviews 166 reviews
163 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

hmmm, mixed feelings on our stay, we wanted to stay specifically in this lodge : it's small (only 4 cottages), they use the word 'boutique' (we like), and are mentioned on TA for their very personal service.. So expectations were high, as it could/should have all we like !! After a drive of 4,5 hours out of Bandhavgarh we arrived... More

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safarilodge, Owner at Flame of the Forest Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. Stains on a Towel or over sleeping of a team member is surely not in agreement with our management philosophy. Be rest assured that action for better management has already been implemented. However a little clarification : The outside bed called the Machan, has been taken out only a month prior... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The Flame of the Forest is a wonderful jungle retreat, built on the banks of a gorgeous stream, right in the middle of the jungle. We had prepared ourselves to rough it out during our 4 day sojourn but boy were we in for a "royal" surprise!! Right from the personal welcome when we arrived, Karan, Isa and the rest... More

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Reading, UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This place was unique among the places we stayed recently. Kauran and his German wife Karen are attempting something very special. There are just four "cottages" and visitors gather round a fire in the evening for a drink before eating together. The food was excellent. Visits to the Kanha national park were with Kauran, who clearly has a good understanding... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We travel to places, but it is people that make the difference. Just once in a while a combination of people and place happens that makes a real difference. This is one of those people/places. Karan and Isa are warm and friendly with ideals that encompass the highest possible quality of care for their guests and a real understanding of... More

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Address: Kuthwahi Village Post Office Rata | Post office Rata, Kanha National Park 481768, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Kanha National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 4

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