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Purulia, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

everything about the place exudes charm and magic ! a sprawling property that gives you a feel of staying in real woods. warm and comfortable rooms...happy to help staff..good food...and yes the views...they are to die for ( however cliched i may sound )..i can go on and on...so u better stop reading and pack your bags ...kublei ri kynjai

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Mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in lake facing cottages and the view was outstanding. The decor of rooms was very tastefully done up. Had a cute fireplace and mezzanine floor with extra bed too. The wifi was pretty good. The bathroom showers need some attention as the water was either freezing cold or scalding hot. Probably the mixer wasn't good. The breakfast was...

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Guwahati, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True to its name, the resort is serenely located by the picturesque Umiam lake. Interestingly, one cannot have of the resort as you try to approach it. It's discreetly built into the cliff. We had booked the Superior category room. The enchanting lake views offered by the balcony left us speechless. The place is quiet and cut off from the...

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1Thank Kaveri H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the name suggests, it's truly blissful... Just returning from a trip to Shillong and stayed at Ri Kynjai for couple of nights... This hotel is located 10-15 kms before Shillong city centre... moving from Guwahati to Shillong, Ri Kynjai would arrive before city centre... Checkin time is 2, as most hotels... however hotel staff do try their best to...

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1Thank johncY5607GX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to relax and chill my review is based on Superior Rooms. Positives 1. Very well maintained property. 2. Excellent location amongst nature beside the lake. 3. Huge rooms and with heaters and huge bathrooms with seperate cubicle and bath tubs. 4. Very prompt service. 5. Spa services available. 6. In room board games available on demand. 7. Awesome...

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Guwahati, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place to relax with your loved ones. Went there with my family and my kids just loved the place. The lunch buffet is awesome. The rooms are spacious with all modern amenities. The view of the Umiam Lake is beautiful, enjoy the sunrise and sunset during your stay there.

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous boutique hotel with 12 rooms. It overlooks a lake and the grounds are beautifully gardened. It's a great place to relax and enjoy nature and the ambience of the hotel . There's one restaurant and bar. It looks like an old Colonial era hunting lodge, that's very tastefully and beautifully decorated. Rooms are huge, well furnished...

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Faridabad, India
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Best place for stay at Bara Pani!! It is located across the lake.Well, as you would expect for the price you pay for this resort, its grand and luxurious.facilities were good and staff was ok ok.. food at there restaurant was not so good.

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chennai
Reviewed 20 January 2017

the view from the room is amazing.large rooms and bath rooms are very comfortable.my children enjoyed the stay.well maintained room heaters.the only negative side is the breakfast.its not good in taste.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful resort. Impeccable service. Nice large rooms with dressing room, large bathroom. Well maintained, clean. The khasi massage shouldn't be missed at the resort. You can spend days just sitting by the lake amidst the forests. Also safe for solo women travellers. Food is good, the resort premises is huge and has a trail to the lake through the forest....

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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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: €130 - €226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ri Kynjai 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“lake view rooms are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles sureshlionChennai, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Superior room gave decent view but the cottages might give you the best view as they are suituated at a level upper to other rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles PrashantBh, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avail of the room overlooking the lake, it is an elegant 800 sq. ft. red pine panelled room which is spacious and meticulously planned.”
 of 5 bubbles 416chinc, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“lake view rooms are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles MamtaChawla, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the lakeside”
 of 5 bubbles Basant_Maheshwari, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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