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Ri Kynjai

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is the perfect destination to kick back and relax with a book and beverage! We are a family of three with a 7 year old child and spent 3 nights at the property, almost had to drag ourselves out every morning to visit the local sights and scenes around shillong. I could've just spent my days at the...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Premises were stunningly beautiful and tastefully decorated. It's well worth a visit for the view and amazing property which very impressive. Sadly the food was very poor quality and unimaginative overpriced and disappointing

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Daman, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a relaxed , calm , luxurious stay. Superb location right on the lake side almost a cliff. Each and everything in the property is very carefully chosen with high level of class and taste for quality things. Right from furniture , paintings , interiors , antiques , even smallest of things , the touch of exquisite taste can...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had some meetings in Guwahati last month and wanted to find a place nearby to relax for the weekend. This property was just perfect. The cottages are large with beautiful views. I would highly recommend one of those over the other rooms. I ended up having to spend my last night in a Superior room for scheduling reasons and...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is truly serene when you gaze towards the umiam lake and admire nature's beauty from the huge balconies of the room! The hotel is made with extensive wood and cane products.. you get the earthy type of feel.. the decor features khasi apparel and other products. The base room (for that price) is the biggest i have ever seen...

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Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel!! Beautiful and serene!! The staff is superb and so is the location!! Truly a magical experience!!!shillong is a lovely town and the weather is just super!! Truly a awesome experience

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ri Kynjai is nestled amongst beautiful trees. It's utmost luxury and it's Khasi essence cannot be ignored. The rooms are huge (largest I've seen in a luxury hotels), all rooms face the Umaim lake and the staff is extremely friendly and warm. You feel cared and at home. The rooms are elegantly done up with all contemporary facilities, the in...

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never knew that a place so beautiful existed. On the reference of a friend I booked the cottages for travel with friends, and my what a place!!! The cottages have a never ending view of the Barapani or "the Big Lake". Very well appointed rooms with all luxuries. The chirping of the birds is music to the ears and...

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this wonderful property last week. Beautifully made and maintained property . The views are amazing from every part of the property . Extremely spacious and comfortable room and bathroom . The only minus was the room should have a fine mesh screen as well to keep mosquitoes out and fresh air if you need coming in . I...

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1Thank smimani
New Delhi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ri Kynjai resort is a beautifully located and constructed property, with a breathtaking view of the UM JIAM Lake. But it is poorly managed. Our room was a premium location but had only one bedlamp. The hangers could not be removed from the bar, so we had to hang up our clothes without removing them. The SPA claimed it...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
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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
Region: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: RM682 - RM1,175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ri Kynjai 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Ri Kynjai Shillong
Ri Kynjai Hotel Shillong
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“Get a cottage. It is worth it for the views and the balcony.”
  • Morning view from the balcony at my cottage.
dcjay64, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“R1- R5 have great views!”
anushreel, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lake Facing Cottages are luxurious and spacious. Can accommodate a family of 4.”
Traveller_451, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“take the lake view room R 1 to R6”
smimani, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lake Facing”
DeepakBhojwani, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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