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The Machan

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8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surat, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a marvellous experience to live in the feeling of the jungle with different noises of the birds and insects throughout the day and night.... amazing view from the sunset machan and the rains adding the fun over it....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The mAchan is an outstanding property . The view the drive and everything about the location is outstanding .. However I did not enjoy the service . It is one of the most expensive properties in the area but the service and the amenities is disappointing ! The food is below average ! The breakfast spread is zero ! Go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful experience. Me and my husband came here to relax and be with nature and that’s exactly what we did and you’ll made it happen. We loved everything and couldn’t have asked for a perfect holiday. Only thing we missed was the star gazing because of the weather but everything else was fantastic. Thank you :)

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Indore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the worst service experiences that we have had. Of course the rooms, the balconies etc. are lovely and the rusticness can be extremely charming but should something not fall in place, you’re in for a very poor and inefficient management that does not have the right answers or solutions. We were a group of people who had gone.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were looking for a close-by weekend getaway from the hustle-bustle of the big city. We found this place to reasonably close to Mumbai (a very pleasant 3 hour drive). The place is in a middle of nowhere:nature all around! We spent there a single night. The cabin was very well equipped (though no AC, for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed here for 2 nights in August 2014 and it was a great experience. It is a perfect destination for a weekend getaway from the crowd and city life. Though on a hill, this place is in the middle of a forest (literally) and with a tree house concept, it is truely a unique place to visit. Some... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you require a proper getaway from the hustle bustle of life, you won't do better than The Machan. Exquisitely built rooms with such love shown to the smallest details. We had chosen the resort for our first anniversary and were blown away by the views from our canopy Machan. From our bed, we had a panoramic view of the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had traveled with family after a lovely stay in Panchgani had booked the HERITAGE MACHAN which had three levels this place is just beautiful amidst lush green forest in Lonavala we reached there comfortably following the directions given by the hotel everything went smooth right from the checking in till our checkout .Even the food served was good only they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concept of Machan is really very nice.. The machan wooden interior just added on to the beauty..The overall environment and atmosphere makes you Fall in love with nature. Value for price.. the privacy well maintained.. just a improvement in service required. Lovely place..Surely gona visit again..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good: Exquisite locale, brilliant facilities, nice room, good homely food, decent food, the fireplace, warm hospitality The Bad: A mouse incident: - Unfortunately, a mouse got into the room while we were out for dinner, that too after 11pm. - Calls to the reception dint work so we had to walk all the way there to complain - they... More 

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