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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“wild animals”(47 reviews)
“dogs and cats”(8 reviews)
“swimming pool”(30 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
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Jungle Retreat is a family-run resort, that offers a range of country-style cottages, that suit different budgets, while catering to a similar mindset. Insulated within 35 Acres of carefully cultivated and ...More nurtured biodiversity, Jungle Retreat is a haven for wildlife and has come a long way since its beginnings in 1996 when it was barren farmland. Being family-run, service is personalised, informal yet professional. Jungle Retreat does not take Corporate bookings or all male groups, so you can be assured of an ambiance that does not remind you of work and appeals even to the single female traveller. Food is laid out in buffet-style. Menus are set twice a day after taking into consideration guest preferences and allergies. Activities like safaris and walks may be customised with the in-house activities in-charge and are organised within the parameters stipulated by the Forest Department and government agencies. Activities are subject to availability and weather conditions. Jungle Retreat has house pets (cats and dogs) that have always been with the family. Having encouraged wildlife on the campus, house-rules are to be adhered to for the safety of our guests. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$ 111 - US$ 121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jungle Retreat Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu
Location
India > Tamil Nadu > The Nilgiris District > Masinagudi
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Traveller (392)
Room & Suite (85)
Pool & Beach (51)
Dining (19)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Reviews (359)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a road trip from Bangalore and thoroughly enjoyed the route, passing through the bandipur and masinagudi reserves. The last few hundred metres leading up to the resort are rough but as soon as your navigate that and enter the resort you feel euphoric!...More

Thank SurmaG
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have religiously avoided masinagudi for the notoriety it has earned because of the risks the resorts take with wildlife - particularly elephants and crowd. We had run out of options for places within a few hours of drive from Bangalore and eventually relented and...More

3  Thank MaddyBala
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at jungleretreat and except for the rain, we enjoyed it. The bungalows are really basic and could see some renovation but the property and staff is really great. We did two trips organized by jungleretreat and they both were really good....More

1  Thank Michaela T
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful property spread over 30 odd acres.no fences no boundaries.. especially for wild life. They just keep moving around the property like they own it. Excellent and very hospitable staff. Would really like to thank Sira, Mani and Surabhi for putting with all the...More

1  Thank aGoanFoodie
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Jungle retreat is for people who likes to blend with nature. Situated near to reserved forest its home for many wild animals as well. We were lucky enough to spot a sloth bear during our safari to sringara organised by jungle retreat . Staffs were...More

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Krishnalaav
1 June 2017|
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Response from travelingKavi | Reviewed this property |
give them a call.. they are pretty responsive and supportive too.
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Sharath Cadambi S
24 April 2017|
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Response from ash0501 | Reviewed this property |
not much try staying close to jungle in open areas for safari take there driver full knowledge 68% success rate in tiger sightings
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Raman77
11 June 2016|
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Response from VishwasCR | Reviewed this property |
They charge about INR 1000 per jeep. A jeep can carry 4 to 5 people.
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Room Tips
"Please check for availability of pool side rooms at the time of booking"
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"Great for adventure and wildlife nature."
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"Choose a room with a view of the jungle"
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"Back left corner block are nearer the pool and 6/7 overlook the mountains"
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