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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Village Tala,Thasil Manpur, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India
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Mahua Kothi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the hotel to stay in at Bandhavgarh. It is as beautiful as they come. The cottages are tastefully done. Staff is very courteous. They make you feel like you are in your home. Everything that you want or say is fulfilled. The food is excellent. We went with kids and chef took extra care to cook for them... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So - having done the 'And Beyond' in Africa - a superb trip. Unfortunately for India this set a high bar and also conversely the 'Taj' name sets expectations. Not as 'up market' as I expected. Either advertise as 'basic' for meals as we were told when we arrived or lift up (which should not be hard to do -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After travelling the 2nd time through India for 20 days, my wife and me spent 2 nights in Bandhavgarhs „Mahua Kothi Cottage“. The "TAJ" name is their label: in 2 words: Just wonderful! Unfortunately we spent only 2 nights in this paradise where all the staff is reading your wishes from your eyes. Everybody totally helpful and highly friendly. You... More 

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Millersville, Maryland
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

It's hard to believe that you are in the jungle when you stay at this lodge. The room was outstanding and the setting outstanding. The staff could not do more. The food served at the lodge was wonderful and fresh

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MridulaT, Manager at Mahua Kothi, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Thank you so much for taking out time and sharing such wonderful words on this platform. We're extremely glad to know that your experience was memorable. The staff strives to provide the most exceptional and customized service to every guest that honors us with their presence. The Chef and his team are very regular in their innovation with... More 

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14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Location- beautifully located surrounding jungle and the premise itself looks like jungle. The entrance surrounded by bushes, it takes 5 min to reach the hotel premise crossing rough exciting terrain. Rooms- any amount of praise will be less. You have to be there to feel it. Decently sized wooden tents with glass roof, highly comfortable and spacious wash room with... More 

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MridulaT, Manager at Mahua Kothi, responded to this review

We couldn’t be more grateful than we are to hear such lovely words from a satisfied guest like yourself. Taj Safaris lodges were conceived to deliver an exclusive, authentic and safe wilderness experience coupled with local hospitality. We indeed feel that every guest that chooses to stay with us deserves no less than the best and this is exactly what... More 

Austin, Texas
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45 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Mahua Kothi Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge was truly a great place to stay. We were here with a group of friends to see the wild tigers. Our room was very comfortable. The king-size bed was great. Loved having two sinks in the room and the shower with the large shower head was fantastic. The separate bathtub was also very nice for... More 

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MridulaT, Manager at Mahua Kothi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind appreciation. It gives us great joy to learn that everything was to your satisfaction. It is always our first priority to make sure our guests enjoy every moment of their stay, whether inside the rooms and property or at the park. The diligent Housekeeping staff ensures that our rooms and the amenities function... More 

Fountain Hill, Arizona
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

After travelling a great distance on unbelievably rough and bumpy roads arriving at the Mahua Kothi and seeing the wonderful welcoming smiles of the staff was a great relief. We were offered nice cold drinks and face towel. After a short briefing about the place we were escorted to our cottage to freshen up before lunch which was serve out... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Banjaar Tola is a luxury mud-brick game lodge located on the outskirts of Bandhavgarh national park in India. The property is made up of a pool area, office/library building, a main lodge and then 20 or so mud-brick luxury cabanas spread out over the property. The first note is that to get to these camps long transfers by car are... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I just got back from Mahua Kothi and had a really wonderful experience. Everyone was incredibly helpful and the hospitality was unbelievable. I traveled alone and was a little nervous at first but Taj safaris made the experience completely comfortable. They arranged a driver (Mr. Jay) who picked me up from the airport at Jabalpur in a very comfortable car... More 

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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Beautiful, luxurious resort int he middle of the jungle. Excellent accomodation called the kutiyas or mud huts. Amazing hospitality with a personal butler who looks after your every need. Get woken up at 4.45am with coffee and biscuits, start your morning safari at 5.30am, breakfast in the jungle at 7.30/8am, another cooked breakfast when you get back to the lodge... More 

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Address: Village Tala,Thasil Manpur, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India
Location: India > Madhya Pradesh > Bandhavgarh National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Mahua Kothi 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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