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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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Pondicherry, India
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of us friends were planning a trip to North East India and wanted to stay at an exotic destination. Finally we zeroed in on Ri Kynjai near Shillong. After staying at Ri Kynjai for some days, we realised that we had made the right choice. The place is managed professionally and the property is maintained very well. The rooms... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As I stay near shillong ..I have been a regular visitor. The place is scenically located near bada pani with a great view of the vast blue lake.its isolated from d main town n offers a much required tranquillity that city dwellers like us seek.food quality is top notch.n hotel staff is extremely good.rooms are majestic with wooden flooring as... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ri Kynjai or “Land of Serene Environ” is an intriguing hotel set in wooded grounds about 16km north of Shillong, next to Umiam Lake. It is an architectural gem inspired by Khasi (local people) traditions with some thatched cottages (family rooms) but most striking are the numerous roofs of the central hotel (built on stilts) in the shape of up-turned... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place marked with serenity and tranquility while availing of all the traps of modern luxury, this is the place to be in Shillong. The place is a good 20kms away from the city center, so the regular sightseeing options are far away. However, the place is truly in the lap of nature - the large... More 

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Salem, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on a peak over viewing the lake this property is one place which u should not miss.Its got a beautiful colonial architecture which neatly blends with the surrounding and the food here is also awesome. The staff are very courteous and a romantic location for couples who love to explore nature ..

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort is very calm ; serene and very picturesque. The view from our room, overlooking the lake Umium was very spectacular and peaceful. The rooms are extremely comfortable, well furnished and warm. For those seeking an escape from a big city. this idyllic resort fulfills ones desire. The food is excellent and a good spread across various cuisines. The... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort has a serene and calm location near the Umium Lake, 20km away from Shillong town. Excellent views of the lake and a great sunrise. We had booked the Superior room and it was very spacious with a balcony overlooking the lake - makes for a great view while sipping morning tea, sitting in the balcony. The bathroom was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It pretty much delivers on what it promises. Location is truly amazing as it's built into a hill. It truly encompasses natural beauty at it's best. The food is great, or at least the ones we tried are. Staff are very courteous & helpful. It's ideal for people who love peace & quiet to relax.

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We stayed at Ri Kynjai for 4 nights 28th Dec 2015 to 1st Jan 2016. Location: Absolutely divine location amidst thick forests and situated on the sunny side of Umiam lake....5 star Rooms and lobby, etc: Extremely well designed hotel in the traditional khasi style. Rooms are very large, elegantly furnished, with good lighting, and with a great view of... More 

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Thank IndiaRavi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We had a great time at Ri Kynjai. Room was tastefully done and very cozy, surrounded by nature and silence. Food was good and the staff were friendly. Though it was winter time, the wooden floor and heaters kept us warm. A morning walk to the Umiam lake is a must for anyone who stays here.

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