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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Machan is a perfect place if you want to unwind & relax in a peaceful place amidst nature and far away from maddening city chaos ! Why Machan, well... - very spacious and well made rooms with good beds, nice balconies and superb views. Furniture is also tastefully done - different types of machans exist as per your taste eg....

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Nashik, India
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The Machan is simply mesmerising. The property truly deserves No.1 tag in Lonavala. Firstly, its located in complete isolation and gives you utmost privacy. The property has limited accommodation and all cabins are made of wood. In fact the cabin which we stayed in had a full grown tree around which the cabin was built. Food is amazing and staff...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It was our anniversary and our original plan was cancelled at last moment .... 😞 Then this place was suggested by our friend and we planned to go... To add to our disappointment we found that there are no rooms available, anyways as I already tght we had no other option so we headed in morning and to our surprise...

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5Thank prashant t
Pune, India
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We visited in March for my friends birthday and stayed in Canopy.The property is very nice ,secluded from city's hustle bustle.Very polite and courteous staff.It was bit hot in the day time but after 7 ,we started felling nice and cold. There are no games as such,you would need to invent your own games,i guess that's the motto of machan...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The property is excellent and very well maintained. The staff is very humble and helpful. It does get slightly warm in the afternoon, and u start missing the AirCon for a bit. Then post sunset, the weather gets cool, and u feel like it was a good decision not to have an AirCon in the room actually. The lunch/dinner/breakfast is...

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1Thank hafzp
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing property A place where u can go wid ur loved ones and u won't gt disappointed wid anyting from food to housekeeping evryting is perfect . Mr Mayur is nice person to connect with if u have any issue he will sort it out for you asap very helpful person . Best time to visit monsoon and best machan...

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2Thank kavit s
Bangalore, India
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Machan is an amazing place, away from the hustle bustle and worries of your daily routine. It's the perfect way to get away from it all and just be. There are different types of Machans, while they are mostly the same in amenities and all, the main difference between them is the view. I haven't seen the view from...

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3Thank N S
Nashik, India
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We visited The Machan on our 1st Wedding Anniversary.. We were looking for a place which was easily accessible within Maharashtra and trust me we couldn't have found anything better than this.. We stayed in the Sunset Machan, the view from our machan was truly awesome.. Away from the hustle bustle of your daily routine you get complete feel of...

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3Thank SonaliMishra
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I have been to this place with my friends and I must admit this is the place to stay if you are in and around Lonavala. Machan provides a very very pleasant and quiet stay. you would feel like staying in a quite charming hill station very much away from the hustle and bustle of tourist places. Please make sure...

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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I simply loved this place. Enjoyed my 2 nights stay with my partner. Friendly and Co operative staff. If somebody is going for 2 nights or more then I ll suggest them to call 1 more couple to accompany them so that thy can really enjoy otherwise after 1 night it ll b little bore to that couple because of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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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: $177 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Machan 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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