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The Bison

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Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
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  • 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is not for those used to staying only in star hotels. The place offers a truly different experience. Had opted for a machaan and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. They offer tented accommodations too. The property is river side and offers awesome views of the Kabini river. Food though simple is very well made and delicious. The naturalist Shaaz... More 

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 5 people who had booked The Bison for May 2015. 1. The booking process : was not very easy as we had to go back and forth on e-mails as the hotel was not listed on MMT / Booking.com / any other travel site. 2. Tent : We had booked tent # 5 specifically and we had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the tents. Our stay was very nice the experience is overwhelming! This is a eco friendly place with a spectacular view of the forest. Staff will go out of their way to serve you, thanks to the manager Madav made our stay even better. Food is good over all one of the best places to stay in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a rustic experience, staying in a beautiful location then Bison lives up to expectations. Situated on the shores of Kabini Lake in Nagarhole Park, it is an amazing place. We stayed in a machan with four poster bed, lovely, 'old' furniture and verandah with views over the lake. Communal lounge and dining room were similarly... More 

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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most magical experiences - I highly recommend it - made all the more perfect by our stay at The Bison. They call themselves a Camp, but it is the most wonderful Camp you can imagine. The tents are unbelievable, you would not imagine a tent being so comfortable. The staff is so attentive, friendly and helpful, we... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the bison last week for 4 nights. The resort itself is beautiful and homely with a stunning view of the kabini backwaters from every luxury tent. The staff is friendly and super helpful and took great care of us on our stay. Shaaz, the owner and in house naturalist gave us an incredible experience on safari where he... More 

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Rajkot, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful tented camp strategically situated between the Nagarhole and Bandipur sanctuaries. Expert wildlifers and friendly staff were always ready to meet every demand made by us. Eco friendly camp site and food to suit every palate was excellent. A most thrilling experience

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just loved the thoughtfully made tents and the view from the tents was something out of a post card.food was very home made n tasty and we were spoiled with the variety of choices.staff are very warm and very efficient.Madhav with all his charm ensured that we were kept busy with a variety of things to do from the safari... More 

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

Kabini with its abundance of animals and birds is a beautiful place, but the stay at the Bison was special with so much to look forward to in the short stay. The walk in the tribal village followed by the sundowner ( a cozy picnic on the banks of the river with the backdrop of the sunset), the ride on... More 

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

We had been this to resort last week. Truly nature experience..Kudos to great hospitality shown by entire Bison staff especially security staff ..Rustic African tents, back water view from room , Sunset , walk on the back waters of kabini, safari ride, insects sounds birds chirping were too good...Bush Dinner was simple and awesome... Food was basic and needs to... More 

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