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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Dandeli for the weekend..... pretty apprehensive about the trip as it was raining incessantly for the last few days...... Bison river resort.... true to its words is just by the river. So you have a part of the river to yourself if you are lucky to get rooms between 31-35..... and we were the lucky ones :)........ More 

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Pune, India
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is an excellent facility near the Kali river. The rooms / cottages are having the classic looks and feel with the stone walls. But its poorly maintained. The taps were leaking, wash basin and toilet were stained, and looked dirty. It has all water activities like kayaking, rafting, river crossing, boating, etc. They have got basic safety items like... More 

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Thank Harikrishnan_86
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Located besides the Kali river good room nice food and fantastic for water activities good staff and good service as well also reasonably priced best time to visit is from October to march .activities are for all age group We were a group from age 8 to age 60 and all had a great time

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Thank Prasad S
IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Prasad, Greetings from Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.... More 

Hyderabad, India
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We had wonde ful time in river Kali at Ganeshgudi.They had lots of water sports like rafting, kayaking, zorbing river crossing, rapelling..... Read my detailed account here.://shreshar.blogspot.in/2016/06/adrift-in-river-kali-ganeshgudi.

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IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shresha, Greetings from Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.... More 

Foster City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We visited bison resort yesterday in a group of 7 with one child (7 years) and 2 seniors. We booked water activities and were reassured by the booking desk that all were kid safe. One of the activities, river crossing or ziplining was terribly organized, a boat drops you off at a poit from where you hike/walk on a terrain... More 

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Thank nishant7793
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

right on the banks of Kali river - this is a ideal place for family or small group who wants to do water sports like rafting, kayaking, koracle ride,... Bison resort offers fairly okay food but the bonfire night with tandoori and barbeq is great... then there are bird watching tours in the early mornings to spot Hornbill (which you... More 

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IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Amit, Greetings from Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.... More 

Aurangabad, India
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The place is beautifully located by the river. We reached there late in the night and hence, they charged us heavily since we were left with no option. However, the rooms are nice and clean. The property is surrounded with greenery. The morning views are breathtaking. River rafting, kayaking were some of the activities we did and were fun. Dinner... More 

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IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Amruta, Greetings from Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This resort is not organized, rooms are in good condition stinking smell was there .especially with no 12 ,they dont give you bill for any thing I think owner is not aware what going on there ,food is also not good pls try some other properties

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IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vinaya, Greetings from Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality. We shall take all your points into consideration. Would request you to... More 

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited dandeli and stayed at bison resort. Is a very rustic place ,since near the bank of kali river it offers lot Of water sports which is great. Natural jacuuzzi was grt fun River crossing etc all Sadly we couldn't do rafting As water was not releasedd from dam that week ,so better call.hotel before.you plan.to go about... More 

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Thank PIyush K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Resort location is great...right on the banks of kali and offers some white waters of its own. If you enjoy water sports there is some good fun. The place to stay is however not well maintained...doors falling out and generally needs lot more grooming. Crew is helpful.

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Thank nikhil t
IndianAdventures123, Public Relations Manager at Bison River Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nikhil, Greetings From Indian Adventures Wildlife & Adventure Resorts ! Thank you for your esteemed feedback. We at Bison River Resort, Dandeli, continuously strive to improve upon our existing standards, and your feedback helps us immensely to measure our progress in our quest of providing quality Wildlife hospitality We are glad that you liked the location of our resorts... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bison River Resort - Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is nestled in the Wild green forests amidst breathtaking Valleys in the South Indian State of Karnataka. The Resort is perched on the banks of the Kali River with the cottages and room overlooking the river ethnically decorated with private sit out ensuite. White River Rafting, Jungle safaris, coracle ride, bird watching, Rappelling, Rock climbing, barbeque dinner are the highlights of the stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bison River Resort

Address: Village - Ilva | Post District - Uttar Kannada, Ganeshgudi 581365, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Ganeshgudi
Price Range: $72 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bison River Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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