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The Bison

Certificate of Excellence
Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms to staff, scenic beauty to atmosphere, caring people to decor......i can go on and on and on.. Bison is the place to be if you are bored of your daily routine. We started with a bike ride from Bangalore and after almost 3 hrs reached the Bison. The first thing we saw was the pool and i didn't wait... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do i start with the Bison? Its beyond breathtaking and beautiful! The property is aptly located in front of a river and the picturesque view only gets better through the day.I havent seen starrier nights in my life. The tents and machans both have lovely views. Though i personally prefer the tents.The tents are straight out of africa. The... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing I liked in this resort was the Awesoemly Rustic built of the rooms and the location,. Pros- - We lived in a Machan, It was awesome , the machans were built high and thus provided scenic view of the Kabini River. -Nice Location -Extremely welcoming and helpful staff... Madhav took great care of us. Cons- - Food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful holiday location for wildlife and to just chill. A little warm in the daytime in the tents but nights were comfortable. Food is quite wholesome and healthy. Except for the safaris and wine/beer everything is free. If you drink anything else. ...carry your own! :) A very ecofriendly place...and not one to be missed in this lifetime.

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New Delhi, India
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Bison in the last week of December and spent 6 days at the resort, coming in straight from Delhi. I discovered the place through Trip Advisor and it was heartening that the reviews and website was in line with the actual experience. What really worked well for us was that this is not a 'hotel' that focuses... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Bison; three would have been better as there is so much to do. We managed to pack in two jeep safaris (and saw four tigers on one!), a boat trip, a private boat trip, a village walk and a bush dinner round a campfire. There was a very warm welcome from all the staff and... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is clam, quite and serene. If anyone is searching for tranquility, then this is the best place to go. However, I would suggest to visit this place for 1 night for a couple. If you are in a group then you will enjoy your stay more 1 night; this is mainly because there is nothing much to do... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was absolutely a delight for a person with a taste for 'the wild’. The accommodation was tastefully done and had a warm homely touch to it. However, suitable for couples, like couples on their honeymoon. One couldn’t complain about nor write home about; but was on the whole good considering we were out in the wild. Safaris are quite a... More 

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Singapore
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay here after reading the reviews of different places on tripadvisor - one of the best decisions we ever made. Firstly, if you want a place with complete luxury, butler services, air-conditioning etc, this is not the place for you. This is a rustic place where you get to enjoy nature (with certain luxuries) and make new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I recently traveled from the USA to India for work and had a couple free days. My friend from Bangalore recommended Bison Resort, and it was the greatest recommendation I've ever received. Madhav and the entire staff made sure the guests had the time of their lives. The accommodations are beautiful, the location breathtaking, and nothing will ever compare to... More 

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