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The Machan

8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala 401401, 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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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a little reluctant while booking for the resort as none of the people we knew have visited the place before. But we proceeded with the booking based on the Tripadvisor reviews. The adventure began right from the sight of the 2 white washed stones. The narrow roads leading to the resort, the reception, the pathways to the rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Huge property with lots of greenery around. The rooms are built in such a way that it gives you a feeling of a tree house though, they are raised on iron beams. Lovely well appointed spacious wooden rooms with balcony. No AC but you won't need one at least not in the current weather, the temperature in the night was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Set in a gorgeous, wild, majestic hill top position this place has been very well planned. Reminiscent of an Afican safari lodge. Wonderful welcome. Our 'machan' was a 5 minute walk through the gardens and along wooden walk ways high up in the forest canopy. The accommodation is very spacious, immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. My favourite things being the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking to be amidst nature, away from the hustle-bustle of city life, this is where you should stay without a doubt. Secretly located in the forests of Lonavala, this quaint retreat is a nature lover's delight. Serene & peaceful environment with delightful room options depending on what you are looking for. Canopy machines are perfect for couples... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The area is about 25 acres and there are only 13 machan's (rooms) in that area... while there is absolute privacy on one hand, the glass room 30 feet above the ground truly gives you the feel that you are on a tree-house.... though technically speaking, the room does have some iron beams to prop it up alongside a tree... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Holidays are always memorable, but only chosen ones are shared a lot. Our purpose was to find a play with no network, idiot box and loneliness. The place could no better be than THE MACHAN. Pictures attached, however read about the service provided cause that cannot be portrayed in pictures. Date : 22/1/2015 Couple for 1 night stay. Type of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place in 25 acre property is so beautifully located in between the jungle above tiger point and in the left of cloud 9 resorts. This place is so different than other resorts / hotels cos u can say that u r on the jungle as canopy machan for couple is 30 feets above the ground and is in so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a nature lover, this place acted as a paradise for us. It was our First Anniversary and The Machan made it memorable. The entrance road makes you feel that you are entering a private zone which is meant only for you, and the welcome at reception was warm. The staff is too courteous and always has a smile on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our 2nd anniversary and just the place made it so special .. The staff were well informed abt the place and very pro active and efficient .. Personal touches were given while v stayed there .. Food was adequate enough .. no wastage .. No wifi ... no cellular service except for 2 spots... no tv .. made... More 

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

Lovely place with a lot of privacy which you require for celebrating anniversary.Very good service.Lovely homemade food serverd at different locations all the time.Canopy is amazingly designed with lot of creative stuff.View from the room we were staying was heavenly.Its was jus like dream come true with a bath tub on the open terrace and raining outside,still full privacy.I can... More 

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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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Number of rooms: 4
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