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Samode Safari Lodge

Samode Safari Lodge Bandhavgarh, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India
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Sandnes, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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We stayed for three nights and our only regret is that we did not plan to stay longer. The Samode is a tranquil heaven if you want to relax and wind down. The quality of facilities, food and service was excellent. Be prepared for early mornings if you want to see tigers. We saw our only tiger outside the park,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights in the Samode Safari Lodge - house # 1 - and were stunned by the high quality level in all aspects : design of venue, service provided, and the food and drinks we were provided. We had 5 gamedrives into the Bandhavgarh national park in very convenient vehicles , three morning drives and two afternoon drives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two days and two nights at Samode over Christmas. The lodge itself is a true experience with attention to every detail, including foot bath when returning from safaris, candle light by the bath tube, ponchos and warm water bottles for the cold safari mornings and much more. The food was also excellent. We also had four memorable safari... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returning to Bandhavgarh after fifteen years, our five days at Samode Safari Lodge was more than we could have hoped for. The stylish, spacious, beautifully designed suites offered everything for our comfort. With some mobility issues, we were delighted to have our meals served in our suite.We could chose from the menu or simply ask for what we'd like. The... More 

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46 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Samode is a beautiful lodge. We spent two nights there (thanks to Spice Jet canceling our flight---do NOT use Spice Jet--terrible record for making flights). This property is perfect. Reminded me a lot of Londolozi in South Africa. Elegantly furnished cottages with lovely surroundings. It certainly has every comfort you need. The food was excellent---especially enjoyed breakfast! Every night they... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as part of our time at SAMODE. Our rooms were awesome and the service was the best ever. When we would leave our suite for dinner or to go on safari, there was someone with a flashlight to light our walk in the star filled sky. It was cooler in the early AM... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The property is amazing and we had a great time. Our only disappointment was with a gentleman named Anil who claimed to be a relative of the owner. He first got friendly with us and showed us pictures of various animals he had taken during his rounds with the naturalists. When we asked him if he would be selling them... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I can support 728Ashok's review as we accompanied him. Vijaybhan, our naturalist was indeed most knowledgeable and enabled us to see the animals in their native habitat. The lodge consists of 12 luxurious cottages and a central building with restaurant and common areas. We recommend the whole experience - lodging, food and Bandavgarh Park drives.

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We arrived at the Samode Safari Lodge at about 1:30 pm. The drive was one of the best that I have had in India. Open fields broken up by thick forest and almost no people. I did not know that places like this existed in India. We left Delhi by plane in the usual thick morning fog mixed with pollution... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We ( 3 couples ) recently stayed at this lodge for our game drives to the tiger reserve. It was a wonderful stay and loved every minute of it. It is not easy to get there, we flew from Delhi to Jabalpur and drove in a Tempo Traveller to the lodge. It was a three and half hour drive on... More 

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Address: Samode Safari Lodge Bandhavgarh, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Bandhavgarh National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 12
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