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River Tern Lodge

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Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project | Lakkavalli, Chikamagalur 577115, India
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Mumbai
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, great views, awesome river cruise in the AM... but, that is where it ends. The place is starting to fall apart (some would consider that to be a mystic charm!). The jeep safari is pretty darn pathetic (no animals around) with a really bumpy ride in the jungle. Food selection is decent, though the gol ghar (dining area)... More 

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

We stayed there day before 26th January for a night. Cottages (We stayed in room no 21) are so spacious with superb view of back waters. You can sit in Balcony for hours and keep socking the nature. Jungle lodge do not offer modern day entertainment systems (TV/Internet etc), but they offer something great. Experience of staying right near to... More 

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Away from our usual hectic work lives River tern provides the perfect getaway for people ...The lodges are comfortable with decent amenities and it sits right next to the bhadra reservoir ..every tree house like cottage faces the still yet magnanimous water body ...the amazing calmness just shifts you away from the city traffic noise , workplace stress and daily... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. It is great to know that you had a memorable experience at the resort. More 

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

The place promise to offers a relaxed calm vacation. The cottages offers superb view and a comfortable room. All the log-hut and cottage have similar view, and offers sunset view. For cottages choose only after No 18, but then you have to walk a lot too (with kids not a good option). Staff is very friendly, we got help in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service at River Tern Lodge is commendable. Punctuality is to the dot, you are give a planed schedule for the stay which includes from the wake-up call to the dinner time. The rooms are beautiful with mesmerising view from the balcony (& the bed as the glass enables you to experience the view staying in the bed). during the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We stayed in the property just a day before new year. A worthy experience which we would cherish for the days to come. The property is located in two islands in the backwaters of Bhadra dam. The property is very well managed and well illuminated. All properties are spacious and overlook the backwater, giving a mesmerizing experience during the early... More 

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JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at River Tern Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am extremely happy to note that you had a great time at the resort and enjoyed the food and hospitality of our staff. Thanks for staying at our resort, your review is much appreciated. Please make another visit soon. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited this place on 31 Dec 2015 to 01 Jan 2016, on new year eve. The resort is managed very well. The cottages have the best of the views among any Jungle Lodges and Resorts. They are back water facing and the view is amazing. The staff are extremely friendly. Sine it was a new year eve, they had... More 

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JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at River Tern Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying at our resort, your review is much appreciated. Please make another visit soon. More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is a great discovery for us personally. The resort is world class with all the facilities needed for a wonderful time!! But the best part is the room overlooking the reservoir!! The bridge, the water sports, the choice in food, the service level of the team, the overall upkeep of the resort is all 5 stars!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The location of the resort is excellent with natural surroundings with good sign boards to prevent plastic and other waste being thrown here and there . Rooms are good. Safari fee both for Jungle and water can be kept optional so that people who want to opt shall go else they can enjoy the place without it . NO Telephones... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Outstanding and extremely well maintained property. As all Jungle Lodges, this facility has the hall mark of their personalized customer service! Manager Kartik and his dedicated team lead from the front. They had specially organized an evening with Santa (one of their staff dressed as one) which also included distribution of sweets, cutting of the Christmas cake! This was much... More 

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