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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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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is so awesome that it may tend to overshadow the problems that visitors may face, but it is necessary to write about the problems too so that visitors may make an informed choice before landing up there, like we did, with a lot of promises but little action on the ground. 1. We were assured an early check-in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place,literally away from the city life is a pleasant surprise :) Since it is situated in the forest, it wont go easy on you, unless of course you are a little adventurous type. The rooms are simply superb, we had chosen the Jungle Machan ("Machan" that is: what they call their rooms). This is a tree house, but with... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon The Machan on TripAdvisor. We were a little apprehensive before booking it as there was no advertisement of the property and no one we knew had visited it. We took a chance. Holed up in the forests of Lonavala in the mountains (they are so secretive about the place that there are no visible directions albeit the... More 

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

It's truly amazing that there can be such a beautifully green & serene place, so close to Mumbai city! Tastefully designed, the Jungle Machan booked by us boasted of a skylight, and that too directly above the bed... It was really awesome :-) One could just lay back & gaze into the night sky. And besides that, the machaan also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tree House we stayed was sheer luxury, stuff dreams are made of. Right up in the tree overlooking the valley, glass walls give you an amazing experience you won't forget. But for the price they charge, you would expect good, well done up landscape, included meals. But it isn't so. They include breakfast but that isn't great. There is... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have tree house machans every thing good and they try to give us good experience but they should have dinner included hi tea coming inside jungle no one is gonna go out to have dinner andt hings and in the price they charge they can easily afford to have a buffet. Food is ok nothing special and i personally... More 

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

Absolutely one of the most beautiful place. Very well planned and designed. The staff was very helpful. The machan's were very well designed and well maintained. The food was also great considering how remote the location is. And hats of the the people for using Solar cells and wind mills to generate electricity. Will definitely be visiting again soon!

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Gurgaon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Machan is a beautifully located, far from maddening crowd. Relaxing holiday n peace in abundance is what you get! We were travelling with small kids and we enjoyed thoroughly. The early morning track was awesome . Staff is very courteous .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first trip to Machan. Its a delighful experience we shared. Everything so picture perfect. Highly recommended to celebrate your special occasion. Very thoughtfully designed place & rich interiors. Every aspect has been taken care of. We booked canopy machan. Ideal for couples giving you space & tranquility. I read in many reviews about food being limited. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

me and my wife recently visited the property . in fact , we were looking for some place where we can rewind and regain some of our lost energy in our busy professional schedule . The place turned out as boon. we stayed for two nights in Jungle Machan 1 and was over whlemed by the hospitality we recieved .... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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