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Warminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent time at both Kings Lodge & Earth Lodge in Nov this year. Fantastic people, Fantastic accommodation, and we saw Tigers in the wild! Anurag was a great guide at Kings Lodge, and was very knowledgeable and certainly knew his stuff! He made our holiday and really looked after us. We enjoyed our stay at both lodges, and would... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were into days 17-19 of our tour of India when we arrived at Kings Lodge. After a long drive, the welcome of warm towels and lime water was a wonderful sight. Kings Lodge is a lovely property. The individual cabins are elevated off the valley floor so that you have a nice view from your patio. The beds are... More 

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Wolverhampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely location with rooms on stilts in the trees. Excellent friendly, helpful and attentive staff. Lovely food. Naturalist Shibajee Mitra in addition to accompanying us on game drives also took us on an afternoon walk in the forest and village which was really enjoyable. Even better we saw two tigers.

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Indore, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kings Lodge for couple of nights and we were impressed with the Hospitality and overall experience. Very well maintained and eco friendly rooms. The bathroom too is good in size and well furnished. We all loved the food and enjoyed the documentary and presentation arranged for all the guests. We had two safari, one morning and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at Kings lodge for 2 nights while travelling around India. The warm welcome we received as well as the attentiveness of the staff was outstanding. The food was ok, much better in the evenings than during the day. None the less there was plenty of it. The lodges are very well appointed and comfortable. We... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

It’s just weeks before I have returned from Bandhavgarh, still the warmth, hospitality and fond memories are making me nostalgic. We went on the first day of the season and we were the only guest . But thanks to the wonderful administrative skill of Mr. Bali , each and every staff made us feel important and extended their warm welcome.... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I stayed here with family once and returned with friends the next time. Well laid out property, aptly named the King's Lodge. A warm welcome at the reception, we were briefed about the place. The cottages, at a good distance from each other are resting on stilts. A cute balcony from where you enter the room. Neat and spacious, big... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

For me, it's all about the people of the place. I was here for a really quick trip and that too on the last day of the park being opened before monsoon. Gudda, the in-house naturalist waited for me outside the gate for over an hour in the heat and whisked me away ( even though we were very late)... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Recently M/s Pugdungee Safaris arranged for a trip to Bhandavgarh & Kanha National parks for our family consisting of self my wife two sons daughter in law & grand daughter.During our visit to Bhandavgarh they put us up at Kings lodge.The staff led by Rajiv Bali welcomed us very warmly with welcome drink & cold wet tissues which was really... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We visited the property last October and were impressed by the staff and courtesies extended to us. Last time we missed spotting the tiger, hence, we decided to come down in June (after lot of redrawing of schedules). We were the only guest, yet the service level and courtesies extended to us by the staff was exceptional and at par... More 

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The lodge is spread in a sprawling estate of 12 acres in Rancha village (8-10 minutes from the park gate) and is surrounded by Sal forested hills on all sides. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pugdundee Safaris Kings Lodge

Address: Village Rancha, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India (Formerly Kings Lodge)
Region: India > Madhya Pradesh > Bandhavgarh National Park
Price Range: RM925 - RM1,191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pugdundee Safaris Kings Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“I do not think there is a bad room at this property”
 of 5 bubbles 564deet, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All cottages are same but they have few high rise cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles guptavaibhav89, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are very good, but stilt cottages are better”
 of 5 bubbles soumi2609, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We only saw the rooms on stilts and they are all lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Jess-Harpenden, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi in the main gathering area; not the rooms.”
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