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The Bison

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Hereford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 nights in this rustic house just like Kenya. We wanted to go back to Kenya but not safe, so chose India. We had 2 safari in the afternoon and 1 in the morning. And ! we saw a tiger!! 3 pot of 3 this safari didn't let us down. Indian animals are different from Africa, and still great! Price... More 

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Thank Travelsowhat
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overrated, understaffed and group of people who seldom understand hospitality! I would never go there again..it's a plain loot in the name of resort...it's nothing close to a resort to start with. You can compare it with a local home stay probably!

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Thank 858divyan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bison is at a very good location. But not worth for what we pay... First thing I would write is we did not receive the rooms that we booked and the staff did not inform us about the change. We had booked for a super deluxe but we got a deluxe tent initially we did not notice and we... More 

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1 Thank Prashanth E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bison Resort in Kabini was one of our best vacations. Right from the moment we landed to the time we left we were treated like family. Very very courteous staff. Very eager to help. The rustic feel of the resort is indeed an experience you must have. We rented a machan and immensely loved staying in it. From outside... More 

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1 Thank Shilpa R
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the Bison Resort was fantastic! What an experience! We rented the luxury tent and we completely loved staying in it. While it looks like a hut from outside, the inside is beautifully decorated. Neat beds, rustic decor, and very clean interiors. Bathroom was very well equipped as well. The view of the lake, hills, and the nearby... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

If you are looking for real jungle lodge experience then look no further. the views are spectacular, the machan and tents are spacious and tastefully done. Having been to Serengeti kabini and bison come very close to in terms of an experience. The property is run on solar power and there are no tv but one hardly misses it with... More 

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Thank Ninster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

It was fun being at THE BISON RESORT.The atmosphere all around was fabulous.I think it is a perfect place to spend holidays.I would like to thank Mr.Shaaz for accommodation and also Mr.Vikrant for sharing his wildlife experience with us.

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Thank Zaid K
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay for 2 days...a true wild life place. Our tents the little bison was very comfortable with great aesthetics & fantastic view. The lounge was an amazing place to sit & read their super collection of wild life stories. Vikrant our camp host along with Viraj & Cheeku took utmost care . Food was homely & delicious....recommend... More 

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Gurgaon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed in the Machan. Loved the whole feel and the interiors of the Machan. The staff are attentive and take pains over making sure that things are in order. We were treated to tea/beer by the river and a Coracle ride. It was a nice surprise. The main purpose of course is safaris. We were not lucky enough to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Went there with a group of photographer friends back in 2012. We stayed in the machans and really enjoyed our visit. The safaris, the nature walk and the peaceful surroundings - overall it was a very memorable trip.

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serene and tranquil through the day yet exciting and stimulating at night; the Bison, a boutique tented camp, the first of its kind in India, offers luxury at the very of adventure. "The Bison" is situated at the confluence of the Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, on the shores of the exotic Kabini River in Karnataka (west of Mysore), which offers you the perfect wildlife adventure. It is the only resort in the area which directly overlooks the national park. Elephants and other wildlife are regularly spotted from the resort. The decor and ambiance of the camp recreates the adventurous decadence of a bygone era. Wooden floors, elegant linen, beautiful artifacts, old cabin trunks and other original antiques seek to enhance the rustic setting of the camp site. Each tent is lavishly furnished with double beds, writing and dressing tables, full length mirror and arm chairs. En-suite bathrooms with expansive showers are a virtual treat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bison

Address: Gundathur Village (Karapura - Kabini), Nagarhole National Park 571114, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Nagarhole National Park
Price Range: $67 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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