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The Machan

8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala 401401, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
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Ranked #1 of 54 hotels in Lonavala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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NamanJ2608 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

HI, 1ST OF ALL I WOULD TO TELL ONE THING THIS PROPERTY IS VERY TASTEFULLY , THOUGHTFULLY MADE. When i visted the website i wasnt much convenced but took a shot i booked nested machan with a duplex it was my1st anniversary. As i entered the property the staff was very friendly and had a warm welcome. It was raining... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Machan is the very good Place for the family as well as for couple. I have been never thought that this kind of hotel.The machan team was very helpfull for the guiding the road map.Food was served it was also very good in test. its a really very good destination.i ever seen so far in maharastra

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We traveled here for our Anni , wanted to spend as much time as possible with each other. No AC, No TV, No artificial amenities, just you and the nature......suggestion for next time no mobile network also. The Machan team was very helpful and supportive, though the room service was delayed one but it is acceptable in a location like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Machan resort at lonavala is another lovely weekend gateway. Rooms are on expensive side but they are very well done. If you are looking for better view then you can go for Canopy machan otherwise go for forest machan. Mobile network of reliance works so if you are on any other network don't forget to carry the directions. It's on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there in 2011 July at the main tree house. The place could not have been more amazing. It was beautiful during the rain and the food cooked by the housekeeper was just like home. one of the most memorable trips to Lonavala!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

must visited place for couples .... if u want quality time best service then u should go to this place , they have best service with awesome food .all staff is polite and ready to serve u . whatever food they serve is all time fresh , when we enter in room the first word i say "AWESOME " ,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every mumbaikar knows how big a task it is to survive the Mumbai heat. And everyone deserves a holiday to beat the heat! So my family and I decided to take a day off from Mumbai and head to the city's all time favorite hill station, Lonavala. This time around we decided to stay at The Machan. It was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Machan turned out to be all that was promised...and then some. The thrill of living in a forested area was rightly kicked off by the hunt for the place - since there are no signs, arrows or landmarks. Carry a printout of the directions and the map. Appropriately enough, two white stones marked the entrance. We were ushered into... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this is not for the "comfortable" traveler who wants an orderly on the ping of a bell. First things first, fabulous setting; great views, good spacious accommodation, adequate amenities. Food - good decent food, you will walk enough in the day to whet up an appetite. Yes spread is restricted and it is pricey - but then if you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at the Machan. Probably the best weekend getaway from Mumbai. Kudos to the management - the rooms, service, and food were great. With brilliant views all around this is the perfect balance of luxury and nature.

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Address: 8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala 401401, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
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Location: India > Maharashtra > Lonavala
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An award-winning eco-resort in Lonavala. The Machan is a story of dwellings that rise above the forest floor and form a symbiotic relationship with their natural surroundings. All of its individual accommodations are located 30-40 feet in the air, with enchanting valley views and elegant rustic interiors. Its carbon footprint is minimal – with its energy generated solely through solar and wind. Located in Jambulne, one of 25 biological hotspots of the world and a mere 2.5 drive from Mumbai (1.5 hours from Pune), the Machan makes for an accessible weekend getaway. We invite you to take some time away from work and immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience. Reconnect with family, friends and loved ones in the comfort and privacy of this truly exclusive retreat. ... more   less 
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