Bandipur Safari Lodge, Bandipur National Park
Ranked 5 of 18 hotels in Bandipur National Park
Nagapattinam-Coimbatore-Gundlupet Hwy, Mel Kamanahalli, Karnataka 571111
Phone Number +91-1957233001 www.junglelodges.com
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The room was spacious and clean. The ambience was good. I didn't face any problem in check in and check out. All amenities were in working condition. WiFi connection was not provided in the room. The complimentary breakfast was not provided by the hotel. The food quality was good. The overall service was good. I had visited this hotel for family trip. I had booked the room online. The parking facility was arranged at the hotel. I don't have any suggestion for this hotel.
The room was good in the hotel. The provided room was clean and tidy. The hotel interior and exterior was good. The restaurant was available in the hotel. I didn't check activity in the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my friends. It was an average hotel.
The location of the hotel was nice. The garden was available in the hotel. There was no delay in check-in and check-out process. The activity was not conducted in the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my group. I don't have any suggestion for this hotel.
Nice place to visit with friends or family. Get relief from the works and all by feeling the wildness of nature. Stayed here for couple of days. As they having the arrangements of jungle safari which included in the package. It was a good experience for me to see the Prince (most sighting Tiger in Bandipur). Enjoyed well with my friends. It was a lifetime experience.
The service at the hotel was good. I was satisfied with this hotel stay. I had booked the room by online. The staff's behaviour was very nice and helpful. The room was neat and clean. The food quality was nice. The complimentary breakfast was provided at the hotel. The activity was available at the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my family. I would recommend this hotel for other travellers. The best part at the hotel was ambience. My experience at the hotel was good.
I had a wonderful holiday with my husband and five year old son at Jungle Lodges Resort, Bandipur. If you are living in Bangalore and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life for a few days, then I would definitely recommend Jungle Lodges resorts. Bandipur is around 220 kms. from Bangalore which takes about 5 hours by road. The resort is situated adjacent the Bandipur National Park which makes it convenient to visit the park. Since it is situated in the forest area, the surroundings are naturally green. The banquet area called the Gol Ghar (circular, open-to sides marquee) offers a platform for interaction with other guests. Bandipur Safari Lodge can accommodate a maximum capacity of 44 persons at a time. There are twenty two well-furnished, elegant rooms with modern amenities .(But there is no A/c or T.V. in any of the accommodation). The campus is dotted with medicinal and ornamental plants and the panoramic view of the surrounding hillocks instills the naturalist in you. If you have a prior booking i.e. a computer printout, there is no problem checking in and out. There is no room service. So, you have to go to the dining hall each time. There is no intercom facility also. But that's OK, since we were there for a short time, and we used the room only for bathing and sleeping. All inquiries are generally made at the reception and dining areas. There was a lot of variety in food, both veg and non-veg. The major attraction of Safari Lodge is its wildlife expeditions into the Bandipur National Park. The trips are slated for the best periods of wildlife sighting, i.e. at the daybreak and in the evening. One of them will be a ride in a jeep and in the other guests are taken for a trek guided by an experienced naturalist who will initiate you to the mysterious landscapes of nature. For those who want an arduous workout, there is no greater challenge than hiking the heights of Gopalswamy Betta or down the slopes of the Moyar Gorge. Bird watching, wildlife viewing and photography can have no better opportunity than a walk on this treasure trove of natural features
Its really wonderful experience I had in this resort, very well organised, excellent service. Infact it was my first experience in jungle lodge type of resorts. Its very well located close to hill site and approchable to Bandipur forest. They have very good team who guide you through the bandipur forest. I had 3 day stay in this resort and they gave such excellent service like waking up in the morning for early morning safari, nice breakfast, excellent lunch and dinner. The main purpose of my this trip was to photograph the animals and birds and this resort made such a nice arrangement so that I got to se lot of animals and was able to catch them in my camera. Big thanks to the team who took us to the safari through the bandipur forest. I will definitely recommend this resort to the people who are int rested in Jungle safari and photography with excellent service.
Good location, good ambience, lovely cottages, good food and knowledgeable staff make this a great place to stay in Bandipur. The drivers, trackers, naturalists are the best available and they are do a wonderful job!
The location is easily accessible by any bus from Mysore to Ooty as it is on the way. The appearance of the resort is o. K. But the room and the bathroom was neat with all the facilities required except the room service but one doesn't need this as everything is provided in time at the golghar where every visitor get a chance to know each other which would have not been possible if there would have been room service. The room had a animal painted on its wall and its bedcover so it created a wildlife environment. After 10 o'clock in the night when all the lights of the resort were switched off, we felt as if we are staying in the jungle as there was complete darkness and pindrop silence. Food provided in the package was o The pacakage was full of activities to make the trip enjoyable and everything was in time. Wildlife was full of deer and monkeys running here and there. There were sambhars, peacocks, monkeys, elephants and other birds in their natural habitat. We even saw a leopard at about 5 to 6 feet away from our open vehicle which was very thrilling. Last but not the least the jungle view was very nice.
It was a big family reunion with my parents, my sister\'s family and my family planning to enjoy a good time together. We started early on the morning of 24th September 2009 from Toranagallu and by evening we had reached Mysore. We halted for the night at Pai\'s and next day we drove off to Bandipur. The accommodation was already booked and there were no checking in hassles. The accommodation is basic, but the rooms are spacious, with clean beds and large toilets with running water. There were two patios for chilling out. My daughter who was around 1 year 10 months at that time had a ball of a time chasing butterflies and rolling around on the lawn. The room service was prompt in getting Coffees and soft drinks. My and my Bro-in-law had a good time shooting flowers and catching up. Lunch was liked by most of the people, but somehow I failed to relish the food, maybe my palate needs to still adjust. Then at around 4 we reported for the safari, jeeps were ready with guides etc and voila!!! at sharp 4 the safari started. We did see a few animals some Gaur, Langoors, Macaques, Mongoose, Jungle Fowl, peacocks, elephants, tiger pug marks and Wild Boar. The safari lasted till 6PM and when were back there were refreshments ready for us. The place has a small souvenier shoppe, where one can get camouflaged hats, jackets, T-Shirts, Lowers, etc. At about 7PM there was a 1 hour documentary on wild life in and around the Nilgiris. The documentary during my visit was the one on Wild dog and it was good. There is a small basic bar next to the place where they project this documentary. We had dinner at around 8:30Pm and there after settled in early as the next safari was at 6AM and we had to get up early. We did get up early and the Safari started as planned. The morning safari was still better and we saw more or less the same animals but we also saw the gorge separating mudumalai and bandipur.........it was amazing After breakfast we checked out and started back. The whole experience was enjoyable and memorable.
Bandipur Safari Lodge is ranked #5 among the 18 hotels in Bandipur National Park with an average rating of 5.5 out of 7. It is one of the 5, 2-star Guest Houses in Bandipur National Park. It is part of the "Jungle Lodges & Resorts" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 30 photos, 132 text reviews and 2 video reviews. it is rated top for its Destination, Room and Service.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 10,000 to Rs 11,000 per night. The hotel offer 5 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (58%) and Group (30%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 53% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 30% have rated the ambience as scenic nature.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.
Bandipur Safari Lodge is located at Gundlupete . Anjanayar Temple (1 Km) is the most popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay.
Other amenities include 24 Hours Front Desk, Doctor On Call, Parking Facility, Restaurant and Room Service. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
HolidayIQ Reviewer Ananth Pranesh says, “Bandipur National park is an evergreen-deciduous forest, coming under Nilgiri Biosphere. It is about 80 km from Mysore, en route to Ooty. It has varieties of wildlife like Tiger, Panthe Read More
HolidayIQ Reviewer Sajin Kollara adds, “A journey on the Ooty-Gundlupet National Highway which passes through Mudumalai National Park and Bandipur Tiger reserve will give you abundant sightings: en route during our journey we spotted elephants Read More
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