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Jungle Retreat Wayanad

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Thirunelli Tholpetty Road | Thirunelli, Kalpetta 670646, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The moment we stepped into this property we knew we couldn’t have chosen a better place for our anniversary. If you are looking to go on a holiday where you just want to put up your legs and enjoy the wilderness, then this is just the place for you. The location is mesmerizing and the monsoon just made it look... More 

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good experience but did not see any animal near the property, night safari was good. We did not like the food, it was okies. Rooms were good .. Did not try the swimming pool, it was small though.. One day stay is good enough.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ,family with 8 members stayed at JRW in march. ..so we booked 3 cottages...The one which is near to the entrance of the resort was very nice. ..The other 2 cottage, we have to climb a steep path to get over there. These were bit darker interior, not much natural light not getting in these rooms. .But all with... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The USP of this resort is its location. It is away from civilization, wedged between coffee plantations and reserve forests on three sides, this has an enviable location. Accommodation options are limited to about 6-8 cottages. This means you have very little crowd to spoil the ambience. All the options face the reserve forest and since only half the property... More 

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

This retreat provided the most divine view to wake up to each morning, a field full of animals grazing, mostly spotted deer and occasionally gaurs. The evenings were filled with the sounds of wildlife emanating from across the forest and also the visual treat of an elephant or gaur herd in the fields, this was almost a given on all... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

There were four of us, and we shared a large, comfy lodge with balconies. Wonderful home cooking. Great hospitality from our guide, Manu, who showed us all around the area in his jeep. Don't miss the Tibetan Buddhist retreat - a treat for the eyes and soul. Nice, clean, cool pool. But best of all, a young elephant came within... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

From the location inside the forest, the food, the professional staff, the living spaces and amazing forest treks, Jungle Retreat is a must for any real forest lover. This a luxury hotel for those who want to to be able to see elephants and an occasional leopard from the bed and if you think that luxury is having multiple channels... More 

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Kozhikode, India
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I went with my aunt, cousin and friend for a short visit to Jungle Retreat and I think all of us wished it could have been much longer. We had an amazing time there. The staff are incredibly friendly and strive to meet all your needs. They made sure we did not miss any wildlife that happened to come by... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Its a photographer's dream come true. You can watch wild animals from the cottages. The Owner takes good care that you don't miss out on any earthen experience. The food, the quaint cottages, the amazing view..everything was so perfect!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stay at JRW was so special for us. One of the most unique properties that we have stayed in because of multiple reasons... breathtaking view from the room (wooden cottage), where you can see most of the animals grazing in the open fields. We felt that the boys at the resort, who was our guide during the safari and trek,... More 

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