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Jhoomar Baori Forest Lodge

Ranthmbore Road, Sawai Madhopur, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bhopal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have a long association with RTDC dating back to mid nineties. While in Rajasthan six years back, for over seven years in the state, I would typically stay in a RTDC Hotel across western and southern Rajasthan. Always had a desire to visit Ranthambore and stay in this heritage property of RTDC called Jhoomer Baori. I got the chance... More 

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Haverfordwest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent place to stay if you are a lover of Indian forests and wildlife. The accomodation is in the middle of the forest on top of a hillock and is part of zone11 of the sanctuary. The place is basic, rustic but has its own charm. If you need 5 star luxury, there are enough expensive resorts including the Oberoi... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

decent room, excellent staff. manager is very cooperative and understand guests needs well. my son is amused to see deer, rabbits, peacock and other wildlife within paring lot of hotel. tiger roar's in nights were spine chilling - but amazing to hear in rooms.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is the RTDC's only property in the area that is well in to the forest and gives you a feel of being in the wild. Rooms are cleaned and well placed. Good and sober decor. Fantastic view but need some regular maintenance of the old building. If you are lucky, you can even see tigers and leopards without even... More 

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This is the only property in the area that is well into the forest area and gives a feel of being in the wild. Though an old building and needs maintenance, the view from the terrace is breathtaking. If you are lucky you can even see tigers and leopards without even leaving the hotel. For the wonderful location, the price... More 

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Indore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

It has the advantage of being away form the city unlike most other hotels in Sawai Madhopur...but it is just average...don't expect heritage like service and rooms though they have tried to...it is not worth the money....food is below average...no much variety to offer...sitting a little elevated it offers a good view...the people claim to have spotted some leopards as... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

As a RTDC Property, It definitely has a very nice location. Value for Money compare to very costly resort in that area. It's decent place to stay with good staff. If you are not looking for any ultimate luxury it's really a good place to stay. Jungle safari picks you from the hotel and drop you back after safari so... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Just came back from my vacation in Ranthambore. The entry into Jhoomar Baori took my breadth away. What a fantastic Location. Adjacent to the National Park, on top of a Hill absolutely Serene and calm. All you can hear are the chirping of various types of Birds and the rustle of the leaves. A perfect place to sit back, relax... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

On my third visit, I planned to stay in Jhoomar Baori, since I heard a lot about this hotel's location. There is no two minds about the hotel's location which is best in Ranthambhore, since its situated at the fringe of the national park and on top of a hill, giving a nice perspective of jungle from its terrace. I... More 

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monmouth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We booked to stay at Castle Jhoomar Baori for two nights in February.It is a goverment run former hunting lodge set in the tiger park about 3 km from the village.We paid the equivalent of £85 per night including very mediochre food.On arrival it was obvious the lodge was undergoing major refurbishment with paint and rubbish everywhere.The first two rooms... More 

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