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Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project | Lakkavalli, Chikamagalur 577115, India
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River Tern Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the second best (first being Kabini) properties so far that I have visited of the Jungle Lodges and Resorts (Other two being Bandipur and Kabini) .. The best experience was the super awesome breeze on the bridge leading to the island where our cottage was located.. and the island cottage in itself gave a perfect "being in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly greeted by the staff and taken to our cottages that opened to the lake (reservoir as we later learnt). The property has cottages and huts, where the cottages are located on an island thats connected to the main resort through a bridge. We took the boat safari the first day where the guide showed us the different... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the river tern lodge. Beautiful location by the river and in the periphery of the Bhadra tiger reserve. We liked the cottage we stayed in (No 13). It was on an island, and was very quiet and had beautiful views of the river and the forested hills around it. The food was standard Jungle lodges... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as part of one day office outing. First day we went for Jeep Safari but could not spot many species. It was mostly like a drive through forest, still enjoyable for fresh air. Next day, boat safari was good. Water sports ok. Staff were mostly friendly. One thing that this place can improve is quality of food and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience overall. Gorgeous views, and lovely location. Pleasant staff and friendly service. Good food. Interesting co visitors made for good company and conversations. The water sports organisers were an enthusiastic and friendly bunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reached river tern lodge at 11:30am processing was hassel free and within mins we were in the loghut. Excellent view from the balcony facing river. Lunch was good not very spicy food at goal ghar. Then at 3:30pm we assembled at reception for quick tea and then went for jungle safari in an open 4x4 govt. vehicle, its a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My comments are more specific towards the Service here..which we found as Pathetic and Worst. They do not have enough food to serve..and the excuse we hear is that..they didn't expected so many guests. These folks are more interested in serving their esteemed Gov guests... Not worth for the money they charge...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stay at Jungle Lodge by the Bhadra River was living in the lap of nature LITERALLY. It's an amazingly beautiful property in an unearthly environment where anyone would dream to be in. The staff's hospitality was excellent with personalized service. We totally loved our experience and are looking forward to another visit soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Whatever you are - a nature lover; busy body wanting to chill out; this place has it all across seasons - though summer is the best time to spot animals in herds. Staff and friendly and hospitable with a strong service mentality; food is home made style with frequent servings (though fixed timings. Having ala-carte, beverages and snacks on demand... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Excellent place to go for a day outing with family and friends outside the noise of the city. A must go place if you are a nature lover and appreciate the beauty and the calmness along with it. The view of the Bhadra reservoir from the Cottages is breathtaking.

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Address: Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project | Lakkavalli, Chikamagalur 577115, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Chikamagalur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
River Tern Lodge India/Karnataka - Chikamagalur

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