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Ri Kynjai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been there for two nights. It's an beautiful resort by the side of umaim lake and offers best view of it.The property is beet far from main Shillong market. The property is well managed and decorated. Restaurant have lesser veg option but they are kind enough to serve Jain food on demand

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

V stayed for four days in cottage.If you have visited mayfair at gangtok/Darjeeling and going with that frame of mind you would be highly disappointed. Its a nice place closure to nature with extraordinary lake view ONLY from cottages . Its a small property largely with green area with nothing else to do other than enjoying lake view. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great approach through jungle to a private guarded gate. Very James Bond. Super green manicured property to a tree house of wood carvings of teak and forest hard woods. Maybe a dozen rooms on a hill side over looking a cloud lake. One resturant with many types of food. Large rooms and bathrooms and a spa.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the serene countryside among the majestic pinewoods, the Ri Kynjai Resort leaves no stone unturned to allure us to slink away from the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives. The resort gives an unfathomable view of the Umiam Lake alone with the comfort of luxury living. The resort has three verities of rooms. We were lodged... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away from everything that can disturb ones peace and tranquility stands a serene and beautiful resort, Ri Kynjai on the banks of a tranquil lake, popularly known as Bara pani, near Shillong. The reception area of the resort is moderately and functionally furnished. This is in contrast to the very specious rooms paneled with seasoned and well polished wood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi..everybody.. I had visited this place last month and had requested for table booking.. Be it the ambience, interiors, food quality, hospitality, I would undoubtedly rate it as the best resort in Northeast.. Will surely visit next time..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The property is ethnic, Very peaceful, quite and calm. Spa is ok. Food needs to be improved. We took dinner, breakfast and lunch; Food was fresh, but tasteless. Service is excellent everywhere. Staff is courteous. Temperature was 30 to 32 degrees. No air-conditioned system in the hotel. Felt sweaty all the time. If you can remain without any activity, Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated as the best located and best hotel of the NorthEastern part of India. And you must visit there to know exactly why it is so. The room are excellent and the most amazing view from the rooms. With a fireplace for winter, jacuzzi for summer, this room has got everything you can ask for. The food here is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most picturesque resort in Badapani.. Be it the lake view.. the cottages... the rooms... the interior.. the flora and fauna.. Just takes your breath away! The whole woody look of the place is so in sync with its surroundings.. The best place to relax and let go from the heat and hustle bustle of city life..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I booked a cottage in Rikynjai, it seemed overpriced. But believe me, after my stay of two nights, every penny spent seemed worth it. Extremely well built cottage with attention to every small detail...classy wooden framework n flooring, elegant cane furnitures, handloom stuffs, classy bathrooms, lavish balcony with mesmerising view of umiam lake from the top. Thumbs up to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ri Kynjai translates into Khasi as land of serenity. This Spa-Resort presiding over the picturesque Umiam lake 16kms from Shillong is aptly named "Ri Kynjai - Serenity By The Lake". The architecture is inspired and derived from the original Khasi thatch huts. Supported on tall circular stilts on the terrace of the hotel blocks are the hybrid cottages derived from vernacular Khasi architecture. These cottages serve to portray the transition from tradition to modernity and have an interpretation of the traditional upturned boat roof done in metallic thatch fused to modern gables. Each cottage has a fireplace in the living/ bedroom area and the mezzanine floor has an additional bedroom arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ri Kynjai

Address: U.C.C Road Ri Bhoi | Uminiuh Khawn, Shillong 793103, India
Location: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: $137 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ri Kynjai 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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