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Bandipur National Park, India | Kaniyanapura Village, Mangala, Bandipur 571126, India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dhole’s Den is simply the best property in Bandipur. The rooms are on the first floor and are huge and fabulous and all of them have an excellent view of the Nilgiri range. The bungalows are nice too and offer more privacy, being a bit away from the main building. The food is simple but excellent and you can have... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

we were looking forward to meeting the Hounds of Bandipur and we were not disappointed.. either by the dogs or the place.... everyone was so friendly and helpful and even before we arrived our foolish questions were answered without a groan!! After a dusty bus journey from Mysore we were picked up from the bus drop off and driven to... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After roaming around the reserve and checking out all the hotels I zeroed in on Dhole's Den. Besides being an amazing property, Dhole's Den provides an excellent getaway from city life. The view of the hills from the room, friendliness of the staff, delicious food and spacious rooms made it a fantastic stay for me. I felt safe since I... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had read about Dhole's Den and saw all the rave reviews .Traveled last week of May from Mysore. When you reach the place its away from the main road, and was amazed at the silence . The rooms are quite good , airy and bright . I was suprised that there was no AC and there was a pedestal... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I've had been meaning to stay here since a while and finally got an opportunity. We stayed here for 2 nights in May. This place is absolutely stunning. The location, the service, the food everything is top notch. No complaints at all. It was a a bummer that we just had 2 nights to spare here. Would have loved some... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

i stayed only for a day after having stayed in wind flower resort 2 days before. The place is very beautifully located and is big and airy it give you a feeling of being close to nature The staff are very courteous and particularly Sri Mallappa showed us around the farm particularly the kitchen garden and the water body behind.I... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We are avid travellers with thirst for new destinations and experiences, picked up dhole's on trip advisors rating and planned a three night getaway.... The location is unbelievable, rustic wild and adventurous ! We felt calm after a quick and easy check in after a long 9 hour drive from chennai followed by a homely lunch. The villas are very... More

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Bangalore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A fabulous weekend getaway for us, Dhole's Den gave us the most wonderful experience. The stay was very very comfortable, and the hosts (the owner, his wife, and the Property Manager) were gracious. What bowled us over was how knowledgeable the entire team was about wild life, and how they ensured we experienced wild life to the fullest. This despite... More

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Karthik D, Owner at Dhole's Den, responded to this review

Dear Sir, many thanks for sharing your words of praise that indeed make us very happy. We are happy to have brought to you the flora and Fauna of Bandipur closer to you and look Forward to your next visit. Best Wishes Karthik Davey More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It was great to spend some time in Dhole's Den: I only regret to had only one day there.. The crew is wonderful and the contact with the nature is total. Nevertheless, the bongalow are really nice and confortable, and the home-made food is just delicious!! Loved the homelette and the chicken.. The Safari was nice and allowed us to... More

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Karthik D, Owner at Dhole's Den, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we are elated that you enjoyed your stay at Dhole's Den so much and even caught the sight of the tiger.We enjoyed catering to your palate and look forward to welcome you in the not so distant future. Best Wishes Karthik Davey More

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We always stay at Dhole's den whenever we travel to Bandipur with our family. It is an eco-friendly homestay located close to Bandipur National Park.They have big rooms and dining area.The ambiance was nice.We got to see a variety of birds. Food was very good.Our family usually are very particular regarding what they like to eat and the chef went... More

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Karthik D, Owner at Dhole's Den, responded to this review

Welcome back Madam! It was our pleasure to have you and your family with us. Lets hope the weather is more conducive so we all can experience the grill at the camp fire together. We thank you for your kind words. See you soon! Best Wishes Karthik Davey More

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Address: Bandipur National Park, India | Kaniyanapura Village, Mangala, Bandipur 571126, India
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Location: India > Karnataka > Bandipur
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dhole’s Den offers 5 spacious living units (2 rooms, 1 Suite and 2 bungalows). The guests rooms in the main house are on the first floor. The space for living and sleep intermingle with each other. Space, light, air and sight are the forefront of all the units. Large glass sliding doors offer a panoramic and unhindered view of the landscape and the Niligiri Mountains. Ever changing vistas and hues ranging from misty mornings, village scenery with cowherds passing by to golden sunsets are a treat to watch.We have been the FIRST project to try and successfully employ eco-friendly methods in the Bandipur National ParkFirst Lodge in the district and in the Bandipur national park to utilse alternative energy by a wind-solar hybrid solutionFirst to have a bio-diversity gardenFirst to employ waste water treatment using reed beds to reduce the effluents entering the ground water to the maximumFirst to use a bio-digester for the disposal of kitchenwasteFirst to have all LED lights on the propertyLeisure activities: Safari to the Bandipur National Park (camera fees have to be paid extra by the guests), nature walks, village safaris, jogging track, meditation area, cooking demonstration and courses. Personal yoga course upon request. ... more   less 
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