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River Tern Lodge

Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project | Lakkavalli, Chikamagalur 577115, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am an Nature and Birding enthusiast who travels at every opportunity available to travel River Tern Lodges is loge owned by Jungle Loges and resorts and an awesome place for Birding mammals as well for relaxation of families. This is one place where you find a very cozy huts and cottages to stay, nice cuisine to feast upon, some... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The location of the property and the rooms makes you feel you are on sea shore and in the middle of a jungle at the same time. Trees all around and the waters of Bhadra dam hitting the shore gives a soothing experience. As always- very very courteous and smiling and friendly staff @ JLR made our stay very comfortable!

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excelent location.perfect host.The staff are ready to serve you with full dedication.Well informed and trained safari staff.Its really worth more then what you pay.If you have kids are aged people just take care to book rooms near to dining area otherwise it will be difficult for them to move from cottage to dining area is difficult and they do not... More

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Coimbatore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JLR's River Tern Lodge is one of the finest properties i have ever visited. The Location is unbeatable and the view from the room is breathtaking. I Stayed there for 2 nights With My wife and 3yr old son. Earlier Stayed at JLR's other properties in Bandipur, Kabini and K.Gudi. But River tern Lodge is the Best among them. As... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JLR River Tern lodge is very enjoyable getaway into the folds of nature - overlooking bhadra reservoir, and with jungle safari by jeep and boat. The hanging bridge is cool. Food was also very good esp. lunch and breakfast - I found the dinner to be more oily and spicy, though. There is no room service. The price at over... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort is on the banks of the reservoir. Lovely scene from the cottage Enjoyed the jungle safari, Morning Boat ride in to the reservoir. Though the wildlife sightings were thin, enjoyed the mood of the forest, safari was refreshing. The kayaking in the reservoir was a nice experience A fantastic atmosphere and the setting of the resort.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Spend 2 days at the River Tern Lodge. Was actually alone the first day and the staff was really nice. All lodges are beautiful and have incredible views, especially during sunrise/set. Food is perfect all day and the guidance is great fun. Staff takes excellent care of the guest.

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Chennai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Pros ---- Good rooms Nice view Great service Memorable activities Located at the perfect place for both adventure and quiet Place is safe Food was delicious All things mentioned in site was provided Cons ----- Reduction in stay can be provided if the number of days of stay is more

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Bangalore, India
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Few facts: A. Its 100 km away from Chikmanglur, hence do not assusme to first reach Chikmanglur and then look for the resort as its two different route altogether from Bangalore B. The good cottages are about 400m away in an island (connected by a hanging bridge) from the reception, activity and food area. And NO internal transport facility available... More

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

River Tern Lodge of JLR I feel is the best property of Karnataka tourism because of its beautiful location and the most well planned log huts/ cottages. If one really wants to be with nature and unwind then this is the place. Having stayed in three other properties of JLR during last six months, one has to say "hats off"... More

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Also Known As:
River Tern Lodge India/Karnataka - Chikamagalur
Address: Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project | Lakkavalli, Chikamagalur 577115, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Chikamagalur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 57 Specialty lodging in Chikamagalur
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