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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

This place is absolutely devine.... we stayed in the jungle Machan. If you wanna cut out from the world and just relax in the nature then this is the place especially from the busy world in mumbai and pune. The reception area has range for you to make any important calls. The Machan ambiance is exotic... clean and you the... More 

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Mumbai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

You want a place with no internet, no mobile and lots of peace of mind, Machan is the place for you. Do not expect to see animals as it is a safe resort for people to stay. We did see foot marks of wild boar and others on the nature trail. We loved the place. The machans are aptly named.... More 

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4 Thank gopalav
Mumbai, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

If you want to cut off from the rest of the world, Machan is the place you need to visit. The experience of being close to nature cutoff from the TV, Internet surprises you with the amount of time in hand. The restaurants do not have a lavish spread, however the food is very tasty. Not wheelchair friendly and need... More 

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4 Thank Uday P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The property is amazing and being in the midst of the forest was such a great experience. We stayed in the sunset Machan and I must say it was a truly exclusive experience, you have a balcony with a bathtub and great view of the valley, the bathroom has a tree within it, and not to forget the open to... More 

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6 Thank apj20
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Hello there, had a wonderful experience staying at The Machan. The rooms are very beautiful ,we stayed at the Canopy Machan which is specially suggested for Couple who are looking to spend some private time with their better half. We enjoyed every thing at Machan. The Food was excellent . Light and home style food as we wanted.The evening jungle... More 

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5 Thank Cadet_ram
Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The Sunset Machan was was wonderful experience with complete Lush green valley view.The Candle light dinner at night in open amidst nature was perfect romantic way to celebrate our anniversary which we will remember for years to come.

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4 Thank Prasad_Gadkari
Mumbai, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Made a very brief trip to Machan -- just one night. It was a great experience. Loved the property. We stayed in one of the cabins (the least expensive option) and were charmed. Our room and deck gave us a serene forest view. The room itself was spacious and the bathroom well designed (shower and sparkling clean bathtub). Every detail... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We went there to celebrate our anniversary and it turned out to me our most romantic anniversary ever. The private dining experience in our Canopy Machan was beautiful and a lifetime memory for us!! Cant wait to be back at the Machan

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

A place where you completely forget your own identity. You get into a feeling completely different especially if you stay in a city like mumbai. This is the best place for an ideal weekend or some special days of your life. A truly memorable

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4 Thank yogi832
Mumbai, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We booked the Heritage Machan for my in-laws 35th anniversary celebration. The place is absolutely gorgeous! It beat our wildest expectations. It definitely knows how to add luxury to nature! The Heritage Machan is large - it has a seating area, a dining area and 3 kind size beds that can easily accommodate 6 adults. The sit-outs/balconies are excellent and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An award-winning eco-resort in Lonavala. The Machan is a story of dwellings that rise above the forest floor and form a symbiotic relationship with their natural surroundings. All of its individual accommodations are floating in the air, with enchanting views and elegant rustic interiors. Its carbon footprint is minimal - with its energy generated solely through solar and wind. Located in Jambulne, one of 25 biological hotspots of the world and a mere 2.5 Drive from Mumbai (1.5 Hours from Pune), the Machan makes for an accessible weekend getaway. We invite you to take some time away from work and immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience. Reconnect with family, friends and loved ones in the comfort and privacy of this truly exclusive retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Machan

Address: 8 km Short of Aamby Valley, Lonavala, India (Formerly The Machan & Camp Canopy)
Region: India > Maharashtra > Lonavala
Price Range: ₹ 8,659 - ₹ 16,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Machan 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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The Machan Lonavala
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#1 Family Hotel in Lonavala
#3 Spa Hotel in Lonavala
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“Jungle machans are on lesser elevation,forest machans are higher, canopy and sunset machans are independent structures.”
 of 5 bubbles AaditiJL, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sunset (2 and 3 are the best) and Canopy (1 and 2 are the best) for privacy for couples, Heritage machan and Forest machans for groups”
 of 5 bubbles sakhalkar, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stayed at The Forest Machan - huge bathroom, balcony, tub & an open shower ++ AMAZING views.”
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