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Ri Kynjai

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U.C.C Road Ri Bhoi | Uminiuh Khawn, Shillong 793103, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ri Kynjai means serenity/solitude (in Khasi) and true to it's name this hotel property is perfect if you are looking for an idyllic getaway. The hotel is about 22 kms away from Shillong and overlooks the Umiam lake. The road to Shillong is also very good, so i would recommend this hotel to anyone who is visiting Shillong and wants... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been to Ri Kynjai in Dec 2014 to celebrate our first marriage anniversary. The experience over there was no less than WOW! Their food, bar, architecture, amenities, room service, everything.. was worth the price we paid for it. The place is surrounded by woods and you catch glimpses of the golden sunlight reflected from the still waters of... More 

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very peaceful, pleasant and comfortable trip. Definetly Ri Kynjai is one of the best properties in North East. I prefer staying in cottage and villa there. The interior is eco-friendly and is very different . Weather was just mesmerising ! One should not miss out the Bara Pani lake. Pollution free area and just the perfect destination for nature... More 

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Pune
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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by Mansi Lohia, we planned to celebrate our 41st anniversary at Ri Kynjai as I never had been to far east in India. If one plans a peaceful holiday then Ri Kynjai is the only best choice. On the bank of Uminiuh lake it is a five star luxury resort. Flew from Pune to Guwahati by Jet Airways. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not just your regular fancy hotel,it is one place that has absolute character. The decor was different.The hybrid cottage we stayed in was warm,inviting,luxe and had the most stunning view of the lake .The sunrise over the hills isn't to be missed.Superb service,The tariff of the cottage is on the higher side compared to the rooms but it has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached Shillong at the end of our tour and from the feedback from friends in India we heard thta it was a friendly place that had a strong Scottish ethos left by the British who occupied the north. Our arrival at the ariport was greeted by a humid hot day and after not having transport and our inability to... More 

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to the NE part of India and my husband took me to Ri Kynjai!!! What an experience. Wonderful place.....simply out of the world. As we entered I was not sure if its going to be worth all the effort but after check-in it was amazing. We stayed at the special cottage and it was a dream stay....the... More 

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Noida, India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as amazing hotel/Resort...very different from conventional hotels...the look and feel is so amazing that you will be mesmerized with the spectacular ambiance. This hotel lies right on the banks of the Lake which is locally known as "Bada Pani", Its around 2 KM inside from the main road, the condition of that 2 km stretch is not very... More 

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New Delhi, India
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi, stayed in Ri Kynjai for two nights. Very nice hotel, tastefully done, beautiful location and super view of the lake. We stayed in luxury rooms. Rooms are spacious with due attention given to nitty gritties. The staff was very courteous and dedicated. Overall, excellent hotel and highly recommended.

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is for those who want to be away from the crowds.. It's located around 18km from main Shillong city(which is extremely congested). Built on the banks of Umium lake every room just opens to an exotic view of the lake. We stayed in a cottage and it was pure luxury! The staff is very very friendly and one... More 

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