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Jungle Retreat

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a very frequent visitor or Masinagudi and Bandhipur, This trip has been one of the best, all credits to Jungle Retreat .. The hospitality is good, the rooms are clean and the swimming pool - right at the shades of the hills - This resort is in Bokkapuram, a lovely drive - either via khallaty or via bandhipur...

Thank leeprad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for more from this place. Living with the wild!! The location is next to amazing. Service is good and always punctual. Food is just wow! Like almost all meals were good. Would definitely go back again and again.

Thank apoorva r
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jungle Retreat is about 50 kms from Safari Lodge at Bandipur. Drive to Masinagudi from Bandipur is through the highway that cuts through the forest. This property is slightly off the Gundlupet Ooty highway. The last kilometre is through unpaved and narrow road. This property borders the forest land and that drove up our excitement levels. Western ghats offer an...

Thank Rkv222
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am bit late to post this review.this is in reality a jungle treat for the visitors.we stayed in one of the tree house and the room was amazing and u can fewl that you are in the mid of a jungle.the staffs are really friendly specially Mr.Mani.The place is amazing and any nature lover wud truly enjoy the stay..I...

Thank naturel0ver87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple of nights during our trip to Kerala and it was a unique experience. You are effectively staying in the middle of a wild life reserve and the site is regularly visited by leopards and elephants among other creatures. For this reason you have to be escorted by rangers to and from your living quarters to...

Thank PhandEm
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed here one night on our Indian cycling tour but really should have stayed for two nights. The bungalow style rooms are basic but clean and comfortable, there's a great bar and the food in the restaurant was good and tasty. The staff were helpful and friendly but the real star is the retreat itself and its owner/operators. This...

Thank hazza55
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Wow this is what the jungle is all about. The pure rustic feel of being in the middle of the jungle and having that on your doorstep every morning when you wake is just priceless. The staff look after you from the moment you arrive and take safety very seriously as the complex is open to all the wildlife, and...

Thank CHeath2017
Reviewed 15 March 2017

fantastic location. No need to go out for safaris. The wildlife comes knocking at your door! Starting from the owners to the manager and staff...a very professional and caring attitude. Excellent service and fantastic value for money (rents, safaris, food etc). Extremely impressed with the good work you guys are doing. Keep it up. Cheers!

Thank Ranjan C
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First the good part - The swimming pool, its location and the view surrounding the pool. Herds of deer you get to watch within the resort itself in morning and evenings. Now the unsatisfactory part - Well, we were 2 couples with 1 kid each. The resort has restrictions of not roaming freely/alone post 5:30 pm..but donno if this is...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in one of the tree houses. Relatively expensive, but high up in tree and great views. Looks a lot better than some other tree houses we saw on other resorts nearby. Also you get a cooling breeze. Early one morning an elephant came close, that was special. We were in tree house 2. Clean room with...

Thank petercot

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jungle Retreat is a family-run resort, that offers a range of country-style cottages, that suit different budgets, while catering to a similar mindset. Insulated within 35 Acres of carefully cultivated and nurtured biodiversity, Jungle Retreat is a haven for wildlife and has come a long way since its beginnings in 1996 when it was barren farmland. Being family-run, service is personalised, informal yet professional. Jungle Retreat does not take Corporate bookings or all male groups, so you can be assured of an ambiance that does not remind you of work and appeals even to the single female traveller. Food is laid out in buffet-style. Menus are set twice a day after taking into consideration guest preferences and allergies. Activities like safaris and walks may be customised with the in-house activities in-charge and are organised within the parameters stipulated by the Forest Department and government agencies. Activities are subject to availability and weather conditions. Jungle Retreat has house pets (cats and dogs) that have always been with the family. Having encouraged wildlife on the campus, house-rules are to be adhered to for the safety of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jungle Retreat

Address: Bokkapuram Village | Nilgiris District, Masinagudi 643223, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > The Nilgiris District > Masinagudi
Price Range: $112 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Tree house and Deluxe room near the pool are far away and little closer to the wild”
leeprad, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Opt for the tree house, though expensive, it is best for a chance to spot wildlife inside the property”
Rkv222, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All cottages are fantastic and have a great mountain view while being in the jungle”
463ranjanc, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Talk to the staff - an they will set you up with what suits you the best”
HeatherAussie78, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great!”
NeilC298, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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