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Ri Kynjai

U.C.C Road Ri Bhoi | Uminiuh Khawn, Shillong 793103, India
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Ranked #1 of 16 hotels in Shillong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best resort in india to explore and we mesmerised with our decision to stay in this resort. One of the best location in north east to explore and the architecture and ambience of resort is to give ice on cake feeling. However bit expensive as per standards but must to stay once.

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Ahmedabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Away from Shillong main town around 14kms, I went for an official trip with my colleagues, Lovely food fantastic View Large and great rooms excellently Clean and a wonderful stay. will definetly visit Again. But this time with my wife. ;)

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited ri kynjai a few times earlier on my way to shillong but this was the first time i stayed here. i had a great experience. if you are looking for a good time to relax away from the hustle n bustle of city life then this is it. the views are great. the property is clean and... More

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Noida, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Shillong in August 2014 and stayed in Ri Kynjai from 14th-18th Aug'2014. Had awesome and relaxing vacation there. Resort is having excellent view and surrounded by lush green forest. It's worth visiting there. Staff is very supportive and cater to individual's need. Rooms are very specious and clean, having specious balcony with amazing view. Bathroom is also... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this place during June 2014 with my husband and the experience was too good. Overall it is an excellent resort to chill out for an awesome vacation. The environment is very peaceful, clean and surrounded with greenery everywhere. The overall cost is worth it for the service and quality provided. The rooms are of very good quality. They... More

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property has a beautiful location overlooking the lake. Rooms are grand and very well made. Ideal place 2 spend a few days relaxing. The food though is average. Staff is quite helpful and cheerful.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Surrounded by nature on all four sides, the earth, water, wind and cold will absolutely amaze you by its presence all together at Ri Kynjai resorts. The rooms are absolutely stunning. we had booked a supreme room overlooking the beautiful lake. This resort is about 20 kms away from the market city, but who wants to stay in the hustle... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After a long drive from Guwahati Airport we reached Ri Kynjai and we were greeted warmly. The view was superb from our room, which was lake facing. It was my husband's bday the next day so I had asked for a surprise bday cake to be delivered to our room at midnight. Not only was it delivered bang on time... More

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new delhi
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

After a somewhat tiring journey from Gauhati airport the moment we stepped out of the car into the porch of this place the vacation started in full earnest. The resort is located by a lake and a pine tree forest.which provide a feast to the eyes. The lake water looks clear and the flora and fauna in the pine tree... More

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Guwahati, India
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great place to relax and recapture the magic moments with family & friends. The food quality is simply superb ! The view of the lake , the resting areas in the front garden or the short hike to the neighboring village makes it a truly great experience.

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Address: U.C.C Road Ri Bhoi | Uminiuh Khawn, Shillong 793103, India
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Location: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
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Ri Kynjai translates into Khasi as land of serenity. This Spa-Resort presiding over the picturesque Umiam lake 16kms from Shillong is aptly named "Ri Kynjai - Serenity By The Lake". The architecture is inspired and derived from the original Khasi thatch huts. Supported on tall circular stilts on the terrace of the hotel blocks are the hybrid cottages derived from vernacular Khasi architecture. These cottages serve to portray the transition from tradition to modernity and have an interpretation of the traditional upturned boat roof done in metallic thatch fused to modern gables. Each cottage has a fireplace in the living/ bedroom area and the mezzanine floor has an additional bedroom arrangement. ... more   less 
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