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Allahabad, India
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Idea of Jungle mantra resort is to create an ambience of jungle, so we found its large ground full of tall wild grass & big trees, we were told that a wild boar & jackal is often seen, but we found no trace, tales of tiger killing a cow inside the resort & python sighting are stories more or less.... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It was a home away from for us !From the warm welcome to the room- our kids and we enjoyed it all. The food was freshly cooked and well prepared. We would go back again in a heartbeat . The safari tickets were difficult to get last minute but the management helped us out. While we did not see the... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind compliments. It means a lot to us when guests have a good time and fall in love with the Jungle. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was a fantastic experience, the resort was practically in the jungle and had its own watering hole for animals, in fact we sighted jackals at the watering hole while sitting on the lounge chairs at the raised sit out overlooking the watering hole. The owners especially Uncle Rams were truly hospitable and added a personal touch, for the 3... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you at Junglemantra. It was our vision to return the barren land we had bought to it's original forested space and it's wonderful when guests appreciate the effort too. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Luxembourg
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107 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Whilst completing a project to sort and catalogue nearly a 1,000 books for the local Tala School, I was fortunate to be housed at Junglemantra. Expecting basic shared bed and board accommodation, it was a delightful surprise to be offered a guest room at less than cost by my hosts Rhea and Shailin Ramji. The rooms are individually constructed authentic... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

It was lovely having you stay with us. Volunteers are the backbone of our NGO. We thank you for giving your time and energy to the Tribal school project and hope to see you back soon. More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This Place is awsome. We had wonderful moments here. We stayed for 2 nights and three days. It was a memorable. We had such a good time. Owner Riya and her husband is a wonderful couple. They made us feel at home. Their staff is also very good.. Food was especially good. Everything about this place is so nice that... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having you all with us at Junglemantra. It will be a pleasure to have you back and we look forward to it. More 

Richmond, California
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

A totally world-class eco-lodge. We stayed there in February 2016. Every aspect of our stay was delightfully perfect. The rooms and public areas are so beautifully designed, and exquisitely furnished. The food and service were both outstanding. Rhea and Shailin were away in Delhi, so we were hosted by Shailin's father. We were charmed and enchanted by his old-world courtesy.... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Shailin and I are sorry we missed meeting you, but look forward to being able to do so on your next visit. More 

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Probably the best place to stay if you want to be close to nature. Amazing staff. Really good food. Unique experience. The location is also part of the charm. Will visit the place again. Saw two tigers in a safari.

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Thank you for the kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We travelled to Jungle Mantra during New year’s week 2015. I would highly recommend staying here. Rhea and Shalin and Uncle made us feel relaxed and at home as soon as we arrived. We had logistical problems as Spice Jet had cancelled our flight to Jabalpur, but luckily Rhea guided us as to the next appropriate airport to fly into... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for the detailed and glowing review. Junglemantra is a labour of love for us rather than a commercial enterprise and we have been blessed to have guests like yourself, who have arrived as strangers and left as friends. It was wonderful being able to spend time with you. The forests need all of us and... More 

New Delhi
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108 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I learnt of Junglemantra through Tripadvisor while planning a visit to Bandhavgarh with friends. Going by the reviews and the facilities which suited us mailed them and received a prompt response. After going back and forth clarifying my queries we finalised for a 3 night 4 day trip. And were we glad we chose to stay at Junglemantra. Run by... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

It was such a joy meeting your entire group. Your passion for life and travel are an inspiration. We are humbled by your kind words and compliments as we know you travel the world and have high standards to compare with. We look forward to seeing you all again. More 

California
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119 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Shaelin and his staff offered fantastic hospitality, from start to finish, arrival to departure, including the drive to and from the train station; I don’t think we could have done any better elsewhere. He and his father, Ramji, actively hosted us at meals and downtime, were very open in their discussions. They are well traveled and experienced, and are great... More 

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Zephiecat, Owner at Junglemantra, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words about the food and hospitality and do apologize that you found the room furniture and bed less than comfortable. There is a 14tog feather duvet available on the bed, and the silk bedspread is only for decoration. We will take up your suggestion of placing the hot water bottles in the beds in... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Do you want to stay at the place the Tigers have claimed as their preferred lodge? Visit our Facebook page to see footage of tigers on Junglemantra grounds. Junglemantra is a unique owner-run lodge for those who love wildlife and wish to stay with like minded people. With just 8 cottages, the lodge has an intimate atmosphere. Spread over 32 acres, of which only 2 acres has human impact, Junglemantra is the best place to get close to the animals. Active Conservation projects and community work form the basis of the resorts operations and guests are encouraged to get involved. You will find at Junglemantra there's always something going to try and help the cause of Tiger and wildlife conservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Junglemantra

Address: Rancha Village P.O Tala | Tala, Rancha, District Umaria, Bandhavgarh, Bandhavgarh National Park 484664, India
Region: India > Madhya Pradesh > Bandhavgarh National Park
Price Range: RM1,305 - RM1,762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Junglemantra Hotel Madhya Pradesh
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“All the rooms have their own unique and interesting views.”
 of 5 bubbles NJDs, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had the last room, on the edge of the property. Great view.”
 of 5 bubbles sarabseth, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own pillow and toiletries.”
 of 5 bubbles 50ish_Mom, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Every cottage gets a fair view. Choose any & you will not regret! And they've some dee-lish cookies placed for you in your rooms ;-)”
  • Cute cottages
 of 5 bubbles saonz, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The whole place is superb!”
 of 5 bubbles kevin7pam, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
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