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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We went to the Machan for my husband's birthday. fantastic property with lavish rooms, great staff, decent food and lovely views. every room is tastefully done in wood and is extremely comfortable. the staff ensures that your stay is as perfect as possible. kudos to the team.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Nestled in a forest area beyond Lonavala, this place is simply exhilarating. Very unique concept and very well implemented as well. Loved the idea every bit from the Monkey Sign Boards without the name (Top Secret/ Classified feeling) along the way to reaching this place, to the way Machans are categorized and placed within the space. Most Expensive offering being...

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3Thank Akshay M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We stayed for one day on 25th november 2015, canopy machan. It was out of the world!! Rite from when we entered, the machan, the fragrance, the view, the service, the food, the location!! at nite when u sleep there is this strong wind which just takes u to another world..its srsly worth going to..must try.

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3Thank sourabh_pr
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The cottages were comfortable and spacious, the interior was stunning and the view was amazing. The food was very good and staff members were kind. we had a good time at the sunset villa.The Machan was worth the money. it was a wonderful experience, would like to visit again.

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3Thank 958jimmym
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We stayed in the Heritage Villa - so this review is largely descriptive of my personal experience with regards to the Heritage Machan. Picture this - a central living room - floor to ceiling glass on all four sides - a dining area to the right, plush couches in the centre - a 4 poster bed on the left -...

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4Thank Ahmad N
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience staying here. Had come here to celebrate my husband’s birthday, was taken aback when the reservation said that a cake wouldn’t be managed. To our surprise we loved the gesture of finding chocolate on our pillow and post the nature trail we found chocolate fudge molded cake in our fridge by GM Mayur. THANK YOU Mr....

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4Thank Pooja S
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Machan is a perfect place if you want to unwind & relax in a peaceful place amidst nature and far away from maddening city chaos ! Why Machan, well... - very spacious and well made rooms with good beds, nice balconies and superb views. Furniture is also tastefully done - different types of machans exist as per your taste eg....

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1Thank sandhu_gs
Nashik, India
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The Machan is simply mesmerising. The property truly deserves No.1 tag in Lonavala. Firstly, its located in complete isolation and gives you utmost privacy. The property has limited accommodation and all cabins are made of wood. In fact the cabin which we stayed in had a full grown tree around which the cabin was built. Food is amazing and staff...

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3Thank wolverine007
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It was our anniversary and our original plan was cancelled at last moment .... 😞 Then this place was suggested by our friend and we planned to go... To add to our disappointment we found that there are no rooms available, anyways as I already tght we had no other option so we headed in morning and to our surprise...

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5Thank prashant t
Pune, India
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We visited in March for my friends birthday and stayed in Canopy.The property is very nice ,secluded from city's hustle bustle.Very polite and courteous staff.It was bit hot in the day time but after 7 ,we started felling nice and cold. There are no games as such,you would need to invent your own games,i guess that's the motto of machan...

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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 > Lonavala
Price Range: RM558 - RM1,266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Machan 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Choose the Canopy or Sunset Machan for a good view and are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Raj_Maverick1982, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Peaceful vacation for nature lovers”
 of 5 bubbles kushkhaitan, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Canopy or Heritage are the tallest machans with amazing view of the valley.”
 of 5 bubbles sapnab03, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Website pics show exactly what they offer..”
 of 5 bubbles AmrataMohan, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get to CANOPY or FOREST grade rooms. And if you are 6 to 8- Take the heritage. NO CARD- all payment cash.”
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