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Dhole's Den

Bandipur National Park, India | Kaniyanapura Village, Mangala, Bandipur 571126, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dholes Den was booked after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and I wasn't disappointed. Nice room, excellent food and service with a heart. Staff is what sets this place apart and they are out to please. One drawback which needs to be addressed is the lack of playing area for the kids. They have the land but it needs... More 

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Tirunelveli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a long drive to reach Bundipur. The roads were also bad we were tired by the time we reached Dole's Den.Then once we reached we were rejuvenated by the people and place . Small resort or more a home in the wild.We stayed at the bungalows beautiful rooms excellent open to sky bathrooms.Rooms are maintained well you don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This time it was our 7th Marriage anniversary and we decided to have a quick trip over the weekend. Dhole's Den is tried and tested and offers no surprises at all. It has a great view, great rooms, great staff, great liquor, great ambience, great outdoor fireplace. I love the massive open balcony and the massive bathroom under the sky.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really unusual, special place, which far exceeded all our expectations in terms of experience and service. We were very lucky as we were the only guests and Karthik and his fantastic team did everything they could to make our visit really special. We had personalised safaris and tours, including a twilight visit to the elephant sanctuary. The food was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as we arrived the rain started, luckily we were housed in the main building so this was fine for our meals, as we did not have to go out. Arrived early room was not ready, but we sat and talked to the manager. He arranged additional safari for us. Food is very good and chef very proud. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My wife and I visited Bandhipur and stayed at Dholes Den. We are senior citizens and were apprehensive of the facilities. But believe me this place is simply Outstandiing. Hats off! Right from the time we arrived at the location we felt at home. The facilities are superb, Food was amazing and the service par excellence! The staff is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was little bit worried before confirming the booking as this was my first visit to any national park. Having a family, I thought that even though if I have to spend some amount extra,safety was the main concern. And this place was better than my expectations. I stayed here from 26th Oct till 28th Oct. Entire staff was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is the second review, the first has not been published for whatever reason. We visited dholes den in mid Oct 2014 for a night. The place was beautiful, well decorated, lovely location with the hills in the backdrop, the room spacious and neat.and the dogs were interesting. Rajesh did his bit and made us feel at home by giving... More 

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

Dear Madam, thanks for your review. It is very useful to us and will allow us to improve. I am sorry that you were't able to get hot water in your rooms. As mentioned in an earlier reply by me the same has already been rectified. Albeit as mentioned in the details and eco tips in your room, we are... More 

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very cool and peaceful, Excellent to spend holiday, with friends or family. Staff are very polite and helpfull. Very clean and maintain hygienic atmosphere. Dogs are very awesome at the resort. Near by we have deep forest, we can all animals.

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

Dear Sir, ist our pleasure to be of service to you. Yes we are elated that you enjoyed not just Dholes Den but the Company of our hounds. We are always there to take care of special needs that a closed Group of Family or friends requires. Look Forward to your next visit. Best Wishes Karthik Davey More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is a wonderful place to unwind and be close to the nature. It is a small place and this makes it very unique indeed. My wife and myself chose this place as we felt this would be different from the usual crowded resrots everywhere, we were not dissapointed. When we reached on Sunday afternoon, 28 Sept 2014, we were... 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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Number of rooms: 5
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