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The Machan

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pune, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent one whole day just relaxing in Jungle Machan 4 which had multi level of deck and hammock to lounge. View is awesome. Could not go for morning walk in the jungle due to presence of bees. courteous staff. Wish they had better offer for Indian food and the package included all meals rather than only breakfast.There are no directions...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Touted as an eco-friendly resort that's run totally off-grid, on solar and wind energy, The Machan in Lonavala is a luxury forest getaway situated 10 to 15 minutes by car from the Bushi Dam diversion on the Amby Valley Road. The resort resounds with the sounds of birds, bees, and trees (and sometimes couples going at it in the next...

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1Thank priyaflorence
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very relaxing if you are just happy to lie around and do nothing in nature. Otherwise not very much to do at all. Only food available is from the restaurant at their specific meal times or room service. Food was very nice though.

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Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. Amidst the nature, worth enjoying the peace around. we visited in month on February 2017. Climate was very cool. Dinner was served under the tree with dim lights to add more tranquility to whole experience.

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Thank noopur b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to relax and to spend time with each other with rustic natural beauty.staff is very nice and always smiling. food menu is limited but sufficient and tasty. Luxurious place but donot expect hotel luxuries.as they say it is rustic place.No A.C...no T.v...but that's what we go for right.to be with nature. Nights are cold and days are warm.best...

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2Thank rdeshmukh
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from the stay at Machan and I have loved every moment of this stay.It had been long due,since had heard about this place for more than a year.Its enroute to Amby Valley with signboards having nothing but their Monkey logo on it(a friend had already informed us about the same so wernt surprised)Keep your GPS on, coz that...

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2Thank Subik001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I say it away from connected world as there is no mobile, no wi-fi , no TV nothing... For the people who like to be disconnected , this is a place. To start with i loved this place, the approach , the rooms, food (only had breakfast). The feel of the place is very good. Said that when you are...

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1Thank arvindk70
Mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I imagine 8 years ago when the promoters of The Machan completed construction on their magnificent bungalows with such spectacular views they threw a party, broke open the champagne, and celebrated long into the night. Unfortunately, I also imagine the next morning they all went home thinking “job well done,” and didn’t stick around to the finish line. The bungalows...

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1Thank kurtfilm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is wonderful with all its machans, Had a great time living there all the activities were great. The experience of living in forest was nice too....There was no network availability which made the trip more interesting. Thank you

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1Thank Samarth M
Thane, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb, Amazing place… worth spending…Best place to spend quality time with ur loved ones… will surely recommend to others… ones u go thr u r in Love <3 with the place… and Best thing is, this place shows that we can live without AirCondition, Mobile Network that means without Mobile and Television… yes really we can still survive ;) Superb,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An award-winning eco-resort in Lonavala. The Machan is a story of dwellings that rise above the forest floor and form a symbiotic relationship with their natural surroundings. All of its individual accommodations are floating in the air, with enchanting views and elegant rustic interiors. Its carbon footprint is minimal - with its energy generated solely through solar and wind. Located in Jambulne, one of 25 biological hotspots of the world and a mere 2.5 Drive from Mumbai (1.5 Hours from Pune), the Machan makes for an accessible weekend getaway. We invite you to take some time away from work and immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience. Reconnect with family, friends and loved ones in the comfort and privacy of this truly exclusive retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Machan

Address: 8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
Region: India > Maharashtra > Pune District > Lonavala
Price Range: $178 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Machan 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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#1 Family Hotel in Lonavala
#3 Spa Hotel in Lonavala
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Canopy rooms have a lovely view”
  • Bed and air cooler
  • Bathroom Sink
  • Flower arrangement
  • Bathtub
  • Canopy room view
  • Canopy room
  • Canopy room view
priyaflorence, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Cabin. Was well arranged for a couple.”
noopurb2017, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Best view, disconnected world, limited activities”
  • Forest Machan
arvindk70, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Each room is different with a different view!!”
Y3bug, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sunset Machan is must of couples.”
javedk503, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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