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Ri Kynjai

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here 2 nights in November 2016 end. It is a very serene, very well located resort right on the lake. It is about 3 km away from the main GS road and about 18 kms short of Shillong. It is not a very big resort and has only approx. 20 to 25 rooms. The property is very well...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night . Right from the moment we entered the place it was very well managed . They have very very polite staff and are trained to perfection . The rooms were huge and very well planned . I would say perfect for a hotel room . We had dinner at the dinning room . I...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of 6, stayed here for 1 night I would rate each aspect as: Location - 5/5 Rooms - 4/5 Service - 4/5 Food - 4/5 Good place to savour authentic local fare Amazing experience by the lake.. Nature walks... Relaxing.

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1Thank Murtaza A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience - 10 Location - 8 View from the hotel - 10 Staff - 10 Service - 9 Food - 9 All in all, an experience worth every penny. Completely satisfied. PS - lake view room size is big enough to play football.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome location over looking lake Umiam, away from the city hustle bustle. This hotel is appx 15-20 kms from Shilong city, however self sufficient. I loved the dining area which has the best view of the lake. Beautiful cane/bamboo furniture well placed at all levels. It also has a small trail to lake. Visiting the lake early morning through the...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ri Kynjai the resort, besides Umiam Lake on route to Shillong, is a mesmerizingly beautiful place. The view from our Superior Rooms (with Lake view) was amazing. The rooms with their wooden finish and the attached balcony with that amazing view, are very good. The only negative - sounds from the adjacent rooms, specially from the bathrooms. For a 5...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight is afcourse the view from the room's gorgeous balcony/ verandah/ Sit out. The few of the lake is really amazing so full points to the resort on location. It is really quiet (not counting the buzz of a certain insect which makes you feel that there is some sort of generator on). The room (we stayed in a...

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room I stayed in is spacious and well appointed. We had an extra bed for an adult niece and even then, there was ample circulation space. The bathroom again, was spacious. View from the balcony overlooking the Umiam Lake provides an extremely pleasant sitting space and one can relax here for hours. Not enough thought has however been paid...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I first came across this beautiful hotel a few years ago when i was visiting family in Shillong. We had gone there for lunch and were taken for a tour of the rooms and grounds and fell in love with the place- and i made myself a promise that when i visited India again- i would come here to stay...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay at this resort but heard a lot about it. So we decided to make a visit to this place while departing from shillong. So we checked in the resort around lunch time. Food was good. View was great. Property was fabulous. Experience was fantastic. Staying here means you need not rush to other places. Just stay there...

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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ri Kynjai translates into Khasi as land of serenity. This Spa-Resort presiding over the picturesque Umiam lake 16kms from Shillong is aptly named "Ri Kynjai - Serenity By The Lake". The architecture is inspired and derived from the original Khasi thatch huts. Supported on tall circular stilts on the terrace of the hotel blocks are the hybrid cottages derived from vernacular Khasi architecture. These cottages serve to portray the transition from tradition to modernity and have an interpretation of the traditional upturned boat roof done in metallic thatch fused to modern gables. Each cottage has a fireplace in the living/ bedroom area and the mezzanine floor has an additional bedroom arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ri Kynjai

Address: U.C.C Road Ri Bhoi | Uminiuh Khawn, Shillong 793103, India
Region: India > Meghalaya > Shillong
Price Range: £107 - £173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ri Kynjai 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Superior room with a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Drsabharwal, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for lake facing rooms”
 of 5 bubbles NurjahaArora, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can, definitely take the cottage especially if couple plus kids”
 of 5 bubbles AartiD43, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies overlooking the lake are certainly better.”
 of 5 bubbles avichalm, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“With lake view room.”
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