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The Machan

8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala 401401, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
ritturijhwani Mumbai (Bombay), India
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Could not resist writing another review for Machan even thou I had written one after my 1st visit about 2 years back This place has only gotten better (if that's possible) since the last time. I visited Machan with a group of friends last weekend (most of them second-timers) and had a fantastic experience. We have booked the Heritage Machan... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Could not resist writing another review for Machan even thou I had written one after my 1st visit about 2 years back This place has only gotten better (if that's possible) since the last time. I visited Machan with a group of friends last weekend (most of them second-timers) and had a fantastic experience. We have booked the Heritage Machan... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my friends and I planned a weekend trip to the machan and I had heard a lot about it earlier, I was super excited to go but also thought that it will be a tad better than the run of the mill lonavla resorts, but as soon as I entered the property my thoughts took a complete u turn. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There aren't enough words to describe this fantastical place. The breathtaking view-80 feet above ground level, which overlooks the jungle is something out of a dream. This place is an architectural marvel! My friends and I stayed at the heritage Machan- which has a unique tree right in the middle of the accommodation. Towards evening, we went for a nature... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first visit to this property was years ago when there was but a tree house built on a massive tree. Within the 25 acres, there was a tin house and some caretakers who tilled endlessly, working on the owner's interest in horticulture. Cut to last weekend, when, with a group of friends, I found myself spectacularly surprised by what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best place to spend time in tranquility and scenic with a superb food. Five stars for their own power generation idea without being dependent on goverment.. The fireplace made is just brilliant concept with trending books alogside in mini library.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Machan is a perfect getaway for nature lovers and for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxed holiday. Our room had a beautiful view full of trees and chirping birds. With the ceiling made of glass, each night we enjoyed watching little fireflies hopping around above us as we lay in bed! This natural paradise also has some wonderful... More

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

We decided to take an weekend off and decided on visiting this property based on inputs from friends. The photos available on the internet make this place look absolutely stunning (much like the photos on a McDonald's menu do). However, the reality is slightly different. We booked a cabin (it is the least expensive option at approx. Rs. 16800 for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, let me get the obvious out of the way. The Machan is honestly, an excellent resort. The cabins and their design, location and construction are second to none. We booked a Jungle Machan (Nested Machan) which had accommodation for four folks in Sep 2014 for two nights. The resort is quite secluded and a bit easy to get lost... More

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

Stunning views and amazing accommodation (a big WOW to the bathroom of the Forest Machan)!! BUT… Luck was not with us it seems… We started by parking the car and it just happened that we stopped opposite an open air garbage dump! So much for eco-friendliness… Plastic bottles everywhere, which is not surprising since it is very difficult to get... More

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VH03, Manager at The Machan, responded to this review

Dear Emilie, Thank you very much for the review. Disappointed that the car park was marred by services not rendered on time. That has since been rectified. In all fairness we do need to point out a couple of inaccuracies in your review above. This sentence was part of your confirmation e-mail “A Fully Refundable Rs. 3,000/- Security Deposit shall... 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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