Bandipur National Park Hotels

Dhole's Den, Bandipur National Park

Kaniyanapura, Gundlupet, Chamarajnagar, Karnataka 571123

Ranked 3 amongst 16 hotels in Bandipur National Park

6.4/7 43 Reviews
Dhole's Den,Bandipur National Park
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Destination
6.2 / 7
Location
6.4 / 7
Appearance
6.5 / 7
Front Office
6.5 / 7
Service
6.4 / 7
Room
6.5 / 7
Food & Drink
6.3 / 7
Activities
6.1 / 7

Dhole's Den Reviews (43)


Mumbai
3 Reviews

"Wi-Fi facility was provided"

7.0/7
Posted 13 Dec, 2016

I had visited this hotel with staff’s for official trip. The destination of the hotel was excellent. The location of the hotel was excellent. The appearance of the hotel was excellent. The room was neat and clean at the hotel. The complimentary food was provided by the hotel. The food quality and quantity was good. The variety of food was available at the hotel. The activity was available at the hotel. There was no suggestion for this hotel. The hotel staff’s were co-operative. I had booked the room by online. The Wi-Fi facility was provided in the room. The overall service of the hotel was good. The check in and checkout was done on time at the hotel.

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Bengalooru
2 Reviews | 265 Readers

"Home away from Home (in a Jungle)"

6.8/7
Posted 24 Sep, 2015

Last month we visited Dhole's Den with family for one night, but wish we had more!! The place was calm, serene, secluded from the hustle bustle of the usual chores. The resort is right inside the jungle but it is well fenced (electrified) and guarded from wild. Our stay was memorable thanks to the staff and management (especially Manager Rajesh). At the first look we were amazed by the location of the resort (even the road leading to Dhole's Den was awesome with scenic views). The resort is right inside jungle overlooking the beautiful Niligiris (far away) and lush green fields until horizon. Truly mesmeric. The service was another hallmark of the place with staff being so friendly and considerate coupled with warm reception from the team. The food was awesome and homely cooked mostly with the home grown veggies. Our compliments to the chef for the same. There are lots of activities like camp-fire, documentary movie, nature walk as well for kids activities. Bandipur is one of the oldest tiger reserves with 140+ tigers and leopards. We were lucky to spot the leopard along with few other animals in our safari (government -run - Totally Recommended). Dhole's team made the arrangement for our family to visit Madumalai Elephant Camp, Tribal Village and their farm house. Dhole's Den is truly 'Home Away from Home' with something for everyone. We enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to come back soon.

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Mumbai
1 Review | 294 Readers

"Average stay and not recommendable"

0.6/7
Posted 13 May, 2015

It is a chor's den!! Where money gets stolen from your locked room while you have your breakfast from your luggage and no one takes responsibility for it while the MD/owner stays in the same premises and just sorry is said to you for courtesy sake. The owner performs a check of his staff and says sorry.

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Bhopal
6 Reviews | 766 Readers

"Fantastic hotel to stay in the locality "

6.5/7
Posted 2 Mar, 2015

I had the best experience in this hotel. When I was there in I was searching for a proper hotel to stay. I was enjoyed a lot and this hotel played a very important role in that because after return back we want peaceful place. I just want to suggest all my dear ones to stay in this hotel. I was concern with the localities and come to know to that it is a fantastic hotel and then I booked my room in this hotel.

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Bangalore
1 Review | 428 Readers

"Well-maintained room; professional staff"

6.6/7
Posted 16 Dec, 2014

I went there for adventurous purpose. The location of the hotel was convenient. The room was spacious and well maintained. The staff was very attentive and professional. The basic amenities were working properly. I had taken food in the hotel. There was no complaint about the quality and variety of the food, but it was expensive. The appearance of the hotel was marvellous. I did not find any delay in check-in and check-out procedure. I have no suggestion about the hotel as I completely satisfied with the services of the hotel.

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Top Reviews of Dhole's Den


Bangalore
1 Review | 487 Readers

"Dhole's Den shows you Bandipur is more than just tigers - truly close to nature"

6.1/7
Posted 16 Oct, 2013

We returned from Dhole's Den, Bandipur yesterday after a fantastic 2 day stay. We thought of this for my son's 7th birthday. Reviews for the place were great and I am writing here to say that the reviews were spot on! This is a fabulous place for the young (son 7 and daughter 10) and the not-so-young (me and the wife). We paid about Rs.12,000 per night. Seemed a bit high at first but we discovered it was totally worth it. Dholes has only two villas and two deluxe rooms, we stayed in one of the villas. All the four are fantastically positioned and look out onto the Nilgiris. The view is fabulous from everywhere. The food is regular but well-made and satisfying. It is not 5-star kind fancy. But I honestly think that if you came here for the food, you are missing the point...by a mile. Also, the chef will take a request as long as its reasonable. The location is fabulous, right in the midst of nature and away from everything. But the BIGGEST achievement of this amazingly knowledgeable and passionate staff - Sukanta and Rajesh is that they make you realise that a jungle is not only about the animals. The way they explain the intricacies of an ecosystem make this way more enriching than any jungle experience. I HONESTLY DIDN'T CARE THAT WE SAW NO TIGERS. (We did see a Leopard though) My kids hardly slept the two days we were there. If it wasn't walking the dogs, it was feeding the fish or running off on a nature walk or watching the cows swim or feeding birds. The two hours they did break for, Sukanta arranged an easel and colours so my daughter could sketch the landscape and my son was playing wildlife puzzles. The four hounds on the premise were all the company my kids needed. All of this comes with a very knowledgeable and eager commentary on the significance of what we are seeing by Sukanta or Rajesh. These guys, supported by a very helpful staff, totally made the difference for us (and judging from the reviews here, for everyone else as well). All in all, a fantastic place to not only enjoy being close to nature but also to seed the idea of being conscious of the delicate balance of nature and how we can help maintain it. If you have kids that age or older, go here and you will feel good about having given them more than just a cool holiday.

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Bengalooru
2 Reviews | 265 Readers

"Home away from Home (in a Jungle)"

6.8/7
Posted 24 Sep, 2015

Last month we visited Dhole's Den with family for one night, but wish we had more!! The place was calm, serene, secluded from the hustle bustle of the usual chores. The resort is right inside the jungle but it is well fenced (electrified) and guarded from wild. Our stay was memorable thanks to the staff and management (especially Manager Rajesh). At the first look we were amazed by the location of the resort (even the road leading to Dhole's Den was awesome with scenic views). The resort is right inside jungle overlooking the beautiful Niligiris (far away) and lush green fields until horizon. Truly mesmeric. The service was another hallmark of the place with staff being so friendly and considerate coupled with warm reception from the team. The food was awesome and homely cooked mostly with the home grown veggies. Our compliments to the chef for the same. There are lots of activities like camp-fire, documentary movie, nature walk as well for kids activities. Bandipur is one of the oldest tiger reserves with 140+ tigers and leopards. We were lucky to spot the leopard along with few other animals in our safari (government -run - Totally Recommended). Dhole's team made the arrangement for our family to visit Madumalai Elephant Camp, Tribal Village and their farm house. Dhole's Den is truly 'Home Away from Home' with something for everyone. We enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to come back soon.

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Bangalore
2 Reviews | 513 Readers

"Heaven on Earth!"

7.0/7
Posted 17 Nov, 2013

Great property, awesome food (especially "Golmes" desserts). Also, the service standards were out of the world. The manager & his staff made me feel so much at home that i extended my stay at the Den for 2 more days! A must stay place if one is travelling to this part of the paradise. Thanks to the manager's inputs, I got to see couple of rarely visited tourist places in and around Bandipur. This was possible due to his excellent knowledge of the Bandipur topography. This "delightful" experience has made me decide to visit the Den once again soon! For me, Dhole's Den is my permanent getaway from the urban jungle called Bangalore!

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Mumbai
3 Reviews

"Wi-Fi facility was provided"

7.0/7
Posted 13 Dec, 2016

I had visited this hotel with staff’s for official trip. The destination of the hotel was excellent. The location of the hotel was excellent. The appearance of the hotel was excellent. The room was neat and clean at the hotel. The complimentary food was provided by the hotel. The food quality and quantity was good. The variety of food was available at the hotel. The activity was available at the hotel. There was no suggestion for this hotel. The hotel staff’s were co-operative. I had booked the room by online. The Wi-Fi facility was provided in the room. The overall service of the hotel was good. The check in and checkout was done on time at the hotel.

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Mumbai
4 Reviews | 3558 Readers

"Value for money and is booked throughout the year"

7.0/7
Posted 28 Jan, 2014

It is a superb property. Every rupee spent here is worth its value. I would love to visit them again if time permits. They are heavily booked through the year. Ensure you confirm your bookings before going. Walk in will be 100% not possible. Here you will meet a guy (SUKANTA) He has tremendous knowledge of the forest. You can spend a lot of time with him without getting bored. Do visit Dhole's Den to actually live in the jungle.I can write more and more about the place,but want all those who are interested to go and visit this place, its only for true nature lovers.

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