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    Old Magazine House

    Near Supa Dam | Uttara Kannada Dist., Ganeshgudi 581325, India
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          “bird watchers” (19 reviews)
          “coracle ride” (14 reviews)
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          1 - 5 of 134 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Its one of the JLR in Dandeli- Ganeshgudi. They have good food (especially Non Veg). Friendly staff with trained guides for Bird watching. some of the guides are also good in reading the signs of mammals and reptiles. Most of the endemic birds of Western...More

          Thank Hemanth B
          Response from JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Old Magazine HouseResponded 5 days ago

          Dear Guest Many thanks for your review of your stay with us at The Old Magazine House, Ganeshgudi. It is truly a delight to learn that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you have been well looked after by our associates. We...More

          Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

          Old magazine house is situated right in the middle of densely forested hills of Uttar Kannada. The property has some beautiful bird visitors everyday. Apart from that you also get to see butterflies, giant squirrels and flying squirrels. The rooms are rather basic for what...More

          Thank Gaurimadiwale
          Response from JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Old Magazine HouseResponded 4 May 2017

          Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience, I am pleased you had an enjoyable experience! 

          Reviewed 21 April 2017

          The name Old Magazine House is synonymous with birding! The resort is a small yet lovely place under the Jungle Lodges & Resorts group. The resort has setup bird baths which attract a huge number of birds which come in to quench their thirst and...More

          Thank AngadAchappa
          Response from JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Old Magazine HouseResponded 4 May 2017

          Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback. It is great to know that you had a memorable experience at the resort. Please make another visit soon.

          Reviewed 15 April 2017

          Small but Superb lodge set in Jungle. Has family accommodation too. Set in Dandeli jungle, this place is ideal for Birding and Bird watching. If you are lucky you may also spot leapord, barking deer, wild boars, bear etc. Lodge itself was well kept and...More

          Thank George J
          Response from JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Old Magazine HouseResponded 4 May 2017

          Dear Guest, Thanks for visiting our resort.

          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          Old Magazine House is perfect place for birding with a complete pack of luxury. Observed wide varieties of bird species like Trogon, Pitta, Orange headed Thrush Barbets and lot more.Ultimate birding location it is

          Thank Rahul K
          Response from JungleLodgesResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Old Magazine HouseResponded 15 March 2017

          Dear Guest, Thanks for visiting our resort.

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          avirg
          Hello How is the approach road condition during rains. I am planning to visit by sep weekend. Wanted to know if I should hire a jeep or regular cab to reach the place.
          31 August 2016|
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          Response from arvind_patole | Reviewed this property |
          The last patch only about 1/2 Km was bad when I went before the rains, But I am sure any 4 wheeler can make it if driven slowly
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          Venkat J
          Dear staff and guests with experience@OMH, Thanks for your reviews and information on the facility and its features. We are a family of 4 (kids ages 10 and 6) and would very much appreciate some pointers. Here are the specific set of initial questions: 1. Would last week in March be a good time for bird spotting ? Understand it may be the end of migratory season but just wanted to confirm that the resident variety would be rich and abundant enough to keep amateur urban birders interested. E,g Black-naped monarch, Malabar Trogan etc. Also Is 2016 March being unusually hot/dry ? 2. Would the facility offer pickup and drop-off from Hubbali railway station ? Can vehicles also be provided for local day-trips like supa caves, dam and dandeli safari. Extra cost is understandable and a rough estimate for these would be great if it can be furnished. 3. Would rafting be available at this time of the year ? Are there gentler options available for a family with kids (ie not whitewater) ? 4. Would the safari within Dandeli park be worth it at this time of the year for animal spotting ? Also would it be generally personal enough unlike other popular destinations like Mudumalai or Bandipur where 25+ open canters go en-mass into the forest, making it more of a loud spectacle/excursion and driving away any possibility of spotting anything ? 5. Any other tips, especially to keep small kids engaged besides birding, so their restlessness and potential disturbance to others in the property, is minimized ? Thank you very much in advance.
          8 March 2016|
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          Response from Shivayogi K | Reviewed this property |
          Venkat Here are answers to your question. 1. Any season is good at OMH and plenty of birds but it's a luck as at times the bird activity reduces. 2. There is a pickup & drop from Londa junction not sure about Hubli. 3... More
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          sweetpulp2004
          Hello, I am planning to visit OMH along with other 8 office colleagues, so if you can guide us for the below that would be great, Thanks a lot in advance. 1. We are not taking our vehicles as we are coming from Hyderabad, travelling from Hubli to Dandeli by Bus mostly. So can you please let us know, how can we reach this place? Do you provide any transport or is it near by to any place where we can get vehicles? 2. We have girls in our group, so is it safe enough and are dormitories having usable enough toilets for ladies? 3. We are planing to visit by June 2nd so will it be nice time to be here? Thanks a lot, Any other tips are appreciated. Regards, Chirag
          10 May 2015|
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          Response from Vijay_bhand | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, Here are my answers. 1. It is best to call the manager of OMH beforehand and ask about pick up and drop. I'm sure he can arrange it.. for a fee. 2. As regards Dorms have no fears. They are very clean and well... More
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          "If you are travelling with friends then go for lodge accommodation - the bunker beds. They are clean and nice."
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          "Best resort to choose @ Ganeshgudi"
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          "only for bird lovers"
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