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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“manager mr”(8 reviews)
“river rafting”(4 reviews)
“coffee picking”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
Riverwoods is a HomeStay/Bed and Breakfast.It is nestled at the foot of a 360 acre Coffee Plantation and Surrounded by the River Bhadra. Rafting, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Fishing, Coffee Tours, Bird watching, Barbecue Campfires and much more.
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Magundi Post | Chikmagalur District, Chikmagalur 577160, India
72.4 km to Bajpe Airport
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

we stayed in Riverwoods for 3 nights a few weeks back .. and from that experience I can say that it is one of the most scenic and comfortable stay in chikamagalur. To start off with it one of the most easy to find homestays...More

Thank Rohan K
Response from Andrew P, Owner at RiverwoodsResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rohan Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm amazed about your knowledge on birds . Did you manage to get pictures of the above mentioned birds .If so could you share them with us. We stopped using pesticides and harsh chemicals and that probably...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We are a group of bikers belonging to the group Royal Roadies We were looking for a serene and tranquil retreat in Chikmagalur, A Home away from home, to relax nd unwind. Our lives in Bangalore are stressful and the one thing we enjoy is...More

Thank Avinash B
Response from Andrew P, Owner at RiverwoodsResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Avinash Thank you for your review. I will convey your appreciation to the Riverwoods team . Glad you loved the food . We are trying to add more local recipes , such as wild mushrooms and bamboo shoot pickle. Mrinal has taken a lot...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I've been on many biking expeditions with my friends and have stayed at numerous homestay, I would rate my recent stay at Riverwoods amongst the best. Even while sharing my room with my other friend, I never felt it to be crowded, pretty large, huge...More

Thank Rudresh M
Response from Andrew P, Owner at RiverwoodsResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rudresh Thank you for your review . Of recent we have received a lot of bikers passing through our property.A lot of scenic routes in the neighborhood I guess . I will communicate your appreciation to the staff

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Happy to affirm an excellent homestay that lives up to the rave reviews on this site!! Kudos to Javed and support staff on very efficient and caring support, along with delicious homely meals! Being in the midst of a sprawling, organic Coffee, Pepper plantation is...More

Thank Ajit P
Response from Andrew P, Owner at RiverwoodsResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your review Ajit. I will communicate your appreciation to Javed and the other staff who work so hard to provide a great experience. We aren't organic as yet , in the process of conversion and hope to be completely organic by next...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

First up...very easy to locate, no hassles...straight of the main road. This was my first time and as is usually the case there is a mixed bag of emotions as you are not sure whether the reviews you have read will live up to the...More

Thank Roby J
Response from Andrew P, Owner at RiverwoodsResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Roby Thank you for your review. Our homestay is from a by one era and we do try to maintain the rustic touch . Lalitha is the cook in question and I will pass on your appreciation to her ! Thanks

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$ 94 - US$ 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 94 - US$ 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (139)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (13)
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"It is a home stay, so expect the best local fare, very clean rooms, and a peek into a planter's life with..."
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"book early"
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"Carry boots in case of rainy season to avoid leech bites, all rooms are very spacious."
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"Huge groups/Family : Opt for a cottage. Couples : Opt for cottage or a room depending on your budget. Solo..."
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