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Samode Safari Lodge

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attention to every detail. From the moment we arrived, we knew this would be a first class experience. The staff is most attentive and anticipates wants and needs. After a safari ride it is wonderful to be greeted with warm oshibori towels and foot baths in the rooms. The accommodations leave nothing to be desired--- beautifully appointed rooms, outdoor private...

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Dear planetexplorer2016, Thank you for taking time out to share this delightful review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at The Samode Safari Lodge. We are very happy to note that you had a pleasant and comfortable stay at our lodge. Every guest is special to us and it is our endeavor to ensure that all...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Samode Safari Lodge when visiting Bandhavgarh to see tigers. The Samode jeep driver and tracker really knew how to find them, and we were lucky within the first few minutes of the early morning track. The lodge is great -- an adventure -- truly high end -- and located very privately in the midst of a real...

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Dear lg87122, It was a pleasure to have had you stay with us and we thank you for taking time out to post such a wonderful review of The Samode Safari Lodge on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your overall experience in our lodge and that we have met your expectations. We are also happy...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

If I could, i would move into our villa at the Samode. The outdoor bath! The walk-in-robe. The lounge room area. All amazing. The safari itself was a great experience. We didn't see a tiger but it didn't matter - we still had a great time.

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Dear LouiseAshleigh, Thank you for choosing The Samode Safari Lodge for your stay at Bandhavgarh and for writing such a beautiful review on TripAdvisor. Your kind words have been shared with our team and they are thrilled to note that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back. -The team at...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Samode Safari Lodge with my 86 year old mother in law (MIL) in early November. The journey to the Lodge from Khajuraho by road was a little tiring but we were reinvigorated the moment we arrived by the warmth of the welcome from Priyam and her team. All staff were outstanding and made every effort to...

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Dear Kash P, Thank you so much for sparing your valuable time to write such a beautiful review for us on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at The Samode Safari Lodge. We especially enjoyed having your mother-in-law over- all of us at the Lodge enjoyed her lovely company! We are delighted to note that...

Carshalton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching the sun rise as you head to Bandhavgarh National Park and then set as you return in the afternoon is very special and Samode Safari Lodge provides an equally special base from which to visit the Park. The accommodation is spacious and beautifully fitted out and set within lovely grounds which provide the chance to see birds up close....

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Dear DianaRae56, Thank you for taking time out to share this wonderful feedback from your recent experience at The Samode Safari Lodge. At The Samode Safari Lodge we take personal pride in our team of dedicated and enthusiastic naturalists, who are trained to bring the enchanting jungles of Bandhavgarh alive to all our guests. I am very happy to note...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm stumped for the moment. Happily so. A great surprise emerging from the contrast that is India, literally, entering from a dirt road that led up from....ok I'll stop there. Eveyerthing was top-notch; flawless service, a great advertisement for the feast that is Indian cuisine, tasteful, subtle design.

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Dear Angus B, Your kind words have been shared with our team and they are thrilled to note that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. Creating wonderful guest experiences is what we strive for and we hope to continue doing the same for you. My team and I look forward to welcoming you back again. The Team at The...

brighton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect base to visit Bandhavgarh National Park:.After a long day in the park it is a pleasure to return to Samode Safari lodge were you can get pampered with good food, great accommodation and attentive staff. All the bungalow are well appointed. And a lot of thoughts have been put in place to make your stay feel luxurious: hot...

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Dear homecooking, Thank you so much for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. It is comments like these that encourage us to strive for higher levels of guest experience. My team and I look forward to welcoming you back again. The team at The Samode Safari Lodge.

Manassas, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights at the Samode Safari Lodge. Safari tours were great, tho' it's harder to find animals in the forest this time of year. Our guide, Anshu, was very knowledgeable and helpful. Great guy! The lodge was super. We had a huge, huge beautifully appointed set of rooms, probably 800 square feet. Meals were also wonderful, with dinner...

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Dear Cleveman, Thank you so much for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at The Samode Safari Lodge. I will definitely pass on your feedback to Anshuman and the rest of my team. The naturalists and serving staff try all they can to create a wonderful Lodge...

netherlands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have travelled quite a bit but very rarely have i seen a place like this.....the WOW factor is beyond believe....Rooms are incredibly well done and i do not want to go into detail but an outside bath and double rain shower.......well done! Nothing could make you feel more at ease and yet so special.....Saying i would recommend it is...

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Dear hansNetherlands, Thank you for taking time out to write such a lovely review of your experiences at The Samode Safari Lodge. We sincerely appreciate your feedback on our service. “Samode breathes through its people”- this is what we believe at the Lodge, and comments like yours assure us that we are living up to our philosophy. It will give...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The attention to detail starts as soon as you arrive, from the little basket placed in the drivers car from the airport with hand made biscuits and drinks, the level of staff and accommodation is beautiful, the food is truly delicious, Our guide VJ made our trip especially for our daughter Martha who is 10, he was Amazing.

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Dear Devon993, Your kind words have been shared with our team and they are delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. Creating wonderful guest experiences is what we strive for, and we hope to continue doing the same for you. The Team at Samode Safari Lodge.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Samode Safari Lodge

Address: Village Mardhari, Post Dhamokar District Umaria, Bandhavgarh National Park 484661, India
Region: India > Madhya Pradesh > Bandhavgarh National Park
Price Range: £757 - £784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Samode Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles planetexplorer2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Trust the staff to give you the best suite available”
 of 5 bubbles lg87122, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be closest to the pool and the lodge. Saves the long walk :)”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Devon993, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room number 8”
 of 5 bubbles 776gauravm, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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