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The Blackbuck Lodge

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Velavadar National Park, Velavadar 364313, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice resort which has 14 cottages. The cottages are tastefully done up and the view from the verandah is great. You can hear the birds chirping and see herds of deer grazing. The food is great and the service is even better. It is the perfect weekend getaway and will rejuvenate you.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and only lodge in Velavadar. Each cottage has courtyard in the front and sit-out deck in the back. Large rooms & bathrooms with open shower. Lodge has taken care of all smallest requirements, like provides citronella oil which can be applied on the skin to prevent mosquito bite Some vegetables and salads are grown in-house. In house bakery. The... More 

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This resort and the black buck national park, both are beautiful and unexplored and unknown to many people, even within Gujarat, although Gujaratis are supposed to be wanderers. I drove from Baroda and reached there before Lunch. check in was smooth. The room was spacious and clean with nice furniture. It was a cottage actually, with individual compound, entry walk,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really nicely furnished and spacious rooms, especially the bathroom and outdoor shower. Great wildlife spotting in the lodge. restaurant serves nice food (buffet style). Everything is very clean. Running water and electricity. BBQ under the night sky - great dishes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed here with the family in April 2015. Before getting to the lodge, we had already had positive interactions with the owner and management on mail, and things had been suitably resolved. We arrived at the lodge to find it even better than the pictures on their website. The welcome was extremely warm and the staff looked happy to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

A fabulous place to stay while visiting the national park. Our cottage was very well appointed, with a large bathroom and a second shower outdoors. The grounds are nicely landscaped, with planting still being done that will only improve as it matures. From our porch we had a fine view of the Blackbuck as they roam close by, visiting the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My special thx to chef mario ....rakesh.....an absolute experience and delight to be here ... A warm and courteous staff....a food choice customised to your needs......an awesome lodge with wilderness at bay ...... With black bucks in company it's all the way more special and soothing ......simply wonderful .......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The staff was very helpful, check in was a breeze. Rooms and bathroom have been excellently maintained and the quality of sleep was just amazing ! Did not feel like getting up in the morning for the jeep ride into the forest…and instead kept on sleeping till 9am! Food is always excellent and this time we were treated to "Bush... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have been to this lodge a several times now and in each season it has a pleasant surprise to offer. Not only this lodge has abundance of natural flora and fauna around but it also makes you feel like you are still in a luxurious resort in d midst of the jungle. Excellent food (try their custards). Excellent staff... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is CB Singh from Pune. I recently spent good 3 nights at this lodge. Trust me it was one of the finest hospitality I have come across so far in last 14 years of my wildlife excursion. It was just perfect and couldn't have expected any better. We were all impressed with the finesse and detailing of the lodge.... More 

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