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Bison River Resort

Belgaum-Karwar Road, Ganeshgudi 581365, India
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Bison River Resort
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 night, and had the best time ever spent at any other wildlife destination ever. The cottages are just awesome to stay in, much better than what they look in photographs. Also, the food was great and the staff is really friendly and helpful. Their property is wonderful, right besides the river Kali. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin? Many many memories at our visit to Dandelli.. A wonderful drive from Pune via kolhapur, Belgaum and then Dandeli. Our favorite time of course to look out for bikers and enjoy the sounds of Harley passing by... A stark comparison on Indian roads with our Lorrie's and the Harley trying to overtake the Lorrie's on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cottage, in the middle of the jungle, is located near the water and even has a waterfall. This waterfall is very loud to hear, but the river is great. The location of Bison is great. The cottage itself is outdated, little dirty and bad maintained. Hot water has to be ordered and means that behind your cottage, a fire... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was our day trip only as we were browsing by that area The place is nice, had nice lunch after lunch we saw some Hornbills and went down the Kali river bank, had some nice peaceful time Will visit again but will plan to stay for couple of days.. And special thanks to Viresh who was managing the place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Visited Bison River resort in last week of January, we had paid 3K per person. At this price, we would expect decent food and good customer service. Unfortunately the food provided was the worst we had eaten, the buffet didn't have much option, they only had a total of 4 dishes (including chapathi, rice). If we order any starters, it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were travelling during the peak season (last week of december) and having decided just a couple of weeks before to travel to Dandeli this was the best option that we could find at such short notice. The agent who booked it damped down our expectations to such an extent that we found the place quite nice. The rooms were... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went to Bison River Resort in last week of Dec 2014. The place has scenic beauty. The Kali river front is very good. The resort offers many water activities. For nature travelers who wish serenity and silence, this could be disappointment. The resort is famous for school excursions. Cell Phones work intermittently between 2G and 3G. So internet and... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Its located on river bank and resort has good river view. One should plan well for the activities around the resort. Rooms are average and not maintained well but all basic amenities are available. I booked through one of agent and he charged much higher price and once I pay advance he did not respond to any of queries properly.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We drove from Sirsi to Dandeli hoping we will easily find the property as we had to rush for the jeep safari. Mind it carry a map as there is no mobile network in most of the places. We had a tough time finding the hotel as we drove from the safari direction.Its half hour drive from safari gate to... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Located on the scenic banks of the magnificent River Kali, A short drive from Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary, lies Bison River Resort. Bison River Resort offers tastefully decorated rooms each with a panoramic view of the fascinating River kali. The facilities include a multi cuisine restaurant offering delicious meals, a well stocked bar, a comprehensive wildlife library. Other facilities include wildlife... More 

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