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The Blackbuck Lodge

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Velavadar National Park, Velavadar 364313, India
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The Blackbuck Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
anujtel Vadodara, India
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Timbuktu, Mali
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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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Nelson, New Zealand
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

So here it goes. Just today i was there at black buck national park and spent the evening in the forest. I had planned for dinner at the lodge. But as soon as i got to the main gate, the watchman/guard approached us and didnt even greet us ( something you expect from the 5 * hotel they portray themselves... More 

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MickeyDesai, Manager at The Blackbuck Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mili J Thank you for your valuable feedback of your experience at The Blackbuck Lodge, Velavadar. At the onset and on behalf of everyone at The Blackbuck Lodge, I apologize unreservedly for any reason that led you feel ignored or uncomfortable when you visited us for dinner. I especially regret the feelings of unpleasantness felt by you that we... More 

Vadodara, India
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is wonderful small resort nestled amongst wilderness close to Black-buck sanctuary. Very eco friendly. We were bunch of friends from class of 75 with family. It turned out to be far better than I had anticipated. Very tastefully done cottages in rustic but very elegant style with five star amenities. It is just wonderful sit out in the verndah... More 

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