Mango Huts by the River (3 Bedroom Cottage)

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About the Home

  • SaffronStays Mango Huts by the River is an pet-friendly 3-bedroom cottage in Pali, Maharashtra.
  • Located 2.5 hours from Mumbai and 1 hour 45 minutes from Lonavala, this cottage has three bedrooms with ensuite bathroom.
  • This 3-bedroom earthy cottage is nestled amidst the majestic Sahyadri range and bordered by a perennial river.
  • Adlabs Imagica is just 30 minutes away from the property.
  • Hire a bullock cart to peaceful locations nearby such as Padsare waterfalls or Jatayu Ganpati temple.
  • Take a guided tour around the orchards or challenge your kids to an old-school game of Monopoly or Snakes & Ladders.
  • This villa can accommodate upto 12 guests for overnight stay and 50 guests for an overnight stay, ideal for a birthday celebration with your loved ones.






    Capacity

    12 Guests for an overnight stay, 50 guests for day event.

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    Home-cooked Meals

    Jain, Veg and Non-Veg meals are included in Tariff.
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    • The couple caretaker on site will ensure that you have a hassle-free stay.
    • Home-cooked, authentic Maharashtrian meals elevate the farmstay experience.
    • The home is located within a gated complex.
    • There are no CCTVs installed here.

    Things to know before booking

    Check-In and Check-Out:
    • Check-In Time : 1 PM
    • Check-Out Time : 10 AM
    • Given the increased need for safety, hygiene and sanitization required at the villa, and for the safety of our guests and staff we cannot allow any early check-ins or late check-outs. The check-in and check-out timings mentioned online and in your confirmation email need to be followed.

    House Rules:
    • Outside food is not allowed in the villa.
    • Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen except for infants with prior permission.
    • Guests cannot invite other guests and day visitors during their stay.
    • Bachelor groups & stag parties are not allowed.
    • We do not encourage parties and late-night revelry. Loud music is not permitted beyond 10 pm.
    • Consumption of alcohol is permitted only within limits.
    • Illegal activities including but not limited to carrying/consuming drugs/narcotics and carrying firearms/weapons are prohibited on the property. Management reserves the right to report any such activities to local authorities.
    • Guests are prohibited from smoking and setting up hookahs in the rooms/villa/lawns.
    • The pool is unguarded. There is no lifeguard on site. Children in the pool must be accompanied by adults at all times.
    • Pool timings are from 9 am - 7 pm.
    • Guests are requested to take care of all personal valuables. Management is not responsible for loss, theft or damage to any items.
    • As required by law, every guest above 18 years must carry government-approved photo ID proof, that shows address. We accept only Aadhar Cards, Driving Licenses and Passports.
    • Inappropriate behaviour or violation of any of the above House Rules will invite a polite refusal to accept a Booking. If already checked in, Management reserves the right to ask guests to leave.
    • Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and evening tea time. If you would like tea/coffee at any other time of the day, it can be arranged at an additional charge.
    • No crackers or colours are permitted in this home.

    About the Property:
    • The premises also house a 2-bedroom cottage if you're looking to stay with a larger group. Together, the two cottages can accommodate up to 20 guests.
    • The approach road to this home is uneven. We recommend travelling in a sturdy car.
    • Pet charges are Rs 500 + applicable GST per pet, per day. Pet owners need to carry along food and bedding for their pets.
    • The home is in a rural area of Maharashtra, powered by MSEB. In case of disruption due to fluctuation, we have a genset which burns out beyond 6 hours of usage. So, it will be turned off after every 2 hours for 30 minutes in order for it to be used throughout the day.
    • Since the home is surrounded by nature, there might be a possibility of sighting friends from the animal kingdom on site. Guests are advised to shut the windows and doors before dark.
    • There is no network connectivity in the home but there are some spots outside where the network connectivity is adequate.
    • Outside meals are not allowed.
    • There is a fridge in the main kitchen which the guests can use to stock their food/beverages. The caretaker can assist with it.
    • Meals can be prepared without ginger, onion, garlic and potatoes for our Jain guests.

    About the Locality:
    • Head over to Adlabs Imagica and Aquamagica for a variety of thrilling rides and experiences.
    • Touch a religious note at the Pali Ashtavinayak Temple and the Jatayu Ganpati Temple.
    • Padsare Waterfall is a must-visit if you are staying here during the monsoons.

    Cancellation Policy


    Sleeping Arrangements

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed
    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed
    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed
    Additional mattresses available

    Reviews

    4.6 (33)


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    Rohan
    29 Nov 2021

    Amazing place with lovely staff!


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    Siddharth
    26 Nov 2021

    An amazing stay nestled in nature. The rooms comfortable and spacious. The staff friendly, helpful and welcoming. special mention of Jahnavi who cooked the most delicious home-style meals that we stuffed ourselves with :) Completely rejuvenated. Truly worth every penny spent :) Will surely try and visit again sometime.


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    Hardik
    24 Nov 2021

    It was one of the best stays we have had. We were surprised to see the comfort and the pleasant ambience of the cottages . Very comfortable and soothing. The beds are bit high , so children need to take care and cannot be left alone. It offers good options for indoor and outdoor games. Badminton , carrom , cricket, board games , library, restting shamianas and deewan! The staff deserve a 5 star . Jhanvi is an exclent cook ( local cuisines) , sanjay is of great help with a smiling face , kaka is always on toes and others are great help. Service is the best. Pool is clean and maintained. Main area of property is well maintained and safe . Around main property is little unmaintained and have local insects and creatures (expected , its their home ) . So children should be accompanied. Beware - Network is almost ZERO! No data too. Wifi is available and is only way to stay in touch with your family and work. But power cut off is frequent and hence you are totally cut off from the world then. Otherwise we had a great stay. Delicious food. Great fun activities. Must visit.


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    KETAN
    09 Nov 2021

    One of the best places near Mumbai for a short break. Absolutely inside pure nature. Excellent location. Excellent food and excellent caretakers of the property.


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    Harmindar
    04 Nov 2021

    Great place to relax and chill....very clean, nice service, flexibility in food menu, ready to make arrangements for your comfortable and best part is the impromptu entertainment by the staff


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    HARSH
    26 Oct 2021

    Peaceful property, staff are friendly and the food was excellent.


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    Jayna
    04 Oct 2021

    It was a wonderful peaceful stay at Mango Huts! The staff is very attentive and accommodating. The property is well maintained and perfect for long nature walks. Highly recommended for a weekend trip with family/friends.


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    Shashank
    15 Sep 2021

    Superb. All is well. Staff very cooperative. Cooks excelent


    Shital
    31 Aug 2021

    The place is beautiful,u can develop it a lot more,the TVs were not working,the beds are a bit too high for senior citizens,my Dad found it difficult to climb up,also if you could raise the step into the bigger cottage it was an efgirt for him to step in and out,some of the fan regulators were not wrkng.The staff is very good.

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Dear Shital, Your presence at our property was wonderful and thank you for writing to us with your suggestions. We hope you enjoyed your stay, and appreciate your feedback on the surrounding areas which we’re working on making better. We look forward to seeing you at SaffronStays again, thank you for your patronage.


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    Priyanka
    29 Aug 2021

    It was our first time experience with Saffron stays! And we really enjoyed it.. Kudos to the caretakers & cooks who made our stay wonderful. Special thanks to Janvi & Pallavi who cooked delicious meals and also cooked for my one year old baby perfectly. Overall the property is really beautiful and peaceful, away from city life! Rooms are spacious(3 bedroom cottage). Toilets need to be renovated soon! Water flow very slow and overall toilets not up to the mark. But overall great experience for a nice getaway with family & friends! Looking forward to explore more options from Saffron stays!


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    Munaf
    23 Aug 2021

    Great experience, good authentic food, surprisingly good, clean pool, and the property is just the right size


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    Neetal
    11 Aug 2021

    We had good time at Mango huts. Staff was friendly, meals were delicious and rooms and villas were very clean. The overall experience was superb


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    Mithun
    10 Aug 2021

    Great place for a getaway from the hustle and hum of the city.


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    Prathamesh
    07 Aug 2021

    Rates r higher as far as facilities are concern. Food & staff cooperation is excellent. Give special rates for tour operators... Then it will be easy for tour operators to arrange small groups. waiting for your reply


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    Anand
    04 Aug 2021

    - location of the property and surroundings are great but the actual house needs a bit more planning. Maybe a refrigerator and a kettle within the house would be really useful. -the living room of the house could be planned better for the occupants to spend time together. - the meals were freshly made, homestyle cooking & I felt the breakfast could have a bit more variety instead of us asking for everything separately (eggs, fruit, toast, etc.) - wrt food, for non- vegetarians, there was only chicken made for 5 of the 6 meals & when we requested for mutton, it was charged separately (which is alright but maybe some variety in the chicken curries might be better instead of the same curry being served) -The staff was very polite and helpful. Overall a good stay but can be excellent if these little details are taken care of.


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    Sanjeev
    27 Jul 2021

    Lovely property, clean and green in the midst of nature. River on one side, a small lake on the other. 3BR cottage was spacious and comfortable. The home food cooked by Jhanvi was absolutely delicious! The pool is clean and nice, and well maintained. All in all a very satisfying family holiday. A few improvement areas : 1. Mattresses are a bit hard, ideally a foam mattress would be better. 2. Geysers are small, the hot water gets finished quite soon, so a bigger geyser like 20L is preferred.


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    Shruti
    10 Jul 2021

    Mango huts is a serene getaway nestled in the lap of nature! The property is extremely well maintained. The caretakers are very helpful and took care of all our needs. The meals were homely and the cook took care of all your asks. We had booked a 3bedroom villa which gave us exclusive access to the swimming pool. The pool was very clean and soothing! We an amazing time at mango huts!!


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    Neha
    06 Jul 2021

    Warm staff and great food. Property is very good. Some additional emphasis on cleanliness of cutlery will be good. Great stay and must visit place. Saffron Stays: Good concept and variety of choices. Service level of saffron stays needs to improve. There is no communication from the saffron stays teams from the time of booking till the itinerary begins. That’s unsettling and needs to be addressed. Unresponsive service team.


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    Saurabh
    05 Jul 2021

    We had a wonderful stay in Mango huts . I think the highlight was the location of the property and the staff there. All of us enjoyed each meal prepared by the cook. I will def visit this property again


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    Prachi
    01 Jul 2021

    We had a wonderful stay at Mango Hut. Jhanvi and Sanjay were very hospitable. Jhanvi made the most delicious local cuisine with love and was very warm and gracious. Sanjay was also prompt and helpful. The natural environment at Mango hut is just unbelievable. The only reason that I have given a 4 for safety is that the road to Khopoli was in extremely bad condition and at times even felt unsafe. A heads up from the Saffron Stays team would have been appreciated. Also, I would recommend more consistent mask wearing by all members of staff. Though the main staff wore masks most of the times, other people visiting or servicing the property did not always wear masks. This is for the staff's safety as much as visitor's safety. Overall a wonderful experience and we look forward to going back! Everyone returned home happy, and so satiated with the natural beauty around! Special thanks to Jhanvi, Sanjay and Suresh!


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    AMOD
    16 Jun 2021

    We had a great time


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    Rohit
    31 Mar 2021

    Was a excellent experience staying amidst nature

    SaffronStays Care Team

    Dear Rohit, Thanks for taking out the time to review us. So glad you enjoyed living amidst the nature. We hope you give us another chance to host you and your loved ones, soon. :)


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    Bindiya
    21 Feb 2021

    Lovely property, staff are friendly and the food was excellent.


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    Amita
    14 Feb 2021

    Enjoyed our stay at Mango Huts. But there r lot of things which cld be improved. Especially the bathrooms. We stayed in 3 bedroom cottage n in one of the bathrooms there was leakage from the commode . We brought it to the notice of the care taker but he cld not do much n we had to use the dirty wet toilet. Hot water too was not available in the shower because there was no water pressure ..All the bathrooms need to be renovated. Even the mattresses r very hard. No side tables next to the bed. If these things r improved we wld love to cum bck again. Five stars to the food served. V tasty. The caretakers Mr.n Mrs Waghmare r v polite n helpful. They took good care of us.


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    Darshan
    27 Dec 2020

    The property is awesome and very well maintained. The staff Sanjay and Janhavi showed great hospitality. The food served was homely and tasty. Overall a very good experience


    Tapas
    22 Dec 2020

    We highly recommend this place for anyone who wants to have a true farm stay experience and spend a quiet time amidst nature. Read on for a detailed review. Property: The place is perfectly set amidst nature and away from any hustle bustle of a village or a city. The property is decently maintained with basic cleanliness. It has a rustic and a village-like feel to it. Most of the open space is not yet developed and has an unkempt look, although there are well defined walking paths. It has a mid-size pool which is properly maintained. Villas: The property has two villas and a separate villa/cottage that houses the kitchen and the dining room. We were staying in the three bedroom villa. While the villa itself is beautiful and has a rustic feel to it, it was a bit too basic. The rooms did not have tables or stands for luggage. Only a bed or two. No wardrobes or storage was provided. It’s ok for a night or two, but you can’t live off a suitcase for longer stays. No side tables for the bed. The rooms are in serious need of more power sockets to charge your devices. Our room had only one power outlet which was six feet high. No way to charge your phones. The common room/living room, again, was in serious need of more tables. These are only slight inconveniences. The bathrooms are pretty basic, but can do with better maintenance and ventilation. The garden outside the villas are not usable at all. No lights, no seating arrangements no supplies. You don’t visit such places to spend the evenings inside the villas. There was only one area near the property entrance, which has some kind of seating arrangements, and we found ourselves spending our evenings there. Not very ideal, as it is just across the main gate. I strongly suggest developing the garden outside the villas for use. Staff: The property is maintained by a young couple. Very friendly and extremely cooperative. The woman is the cook and will dish out anything that you’d like to eat. Always smiling and welcoming. The food was great with good choices. However, these are basic home cooked ‘Indian’ meals only. Connectivity: The place has no cell-phone/mobile connectivity. But it does have high-speed internet (15-20 Mbps) that is available 24 hours around the Villas and the Dining room, which is a huge plus. Final word: This is a property that will feel like your own home. It is NOT a hotel or a resort. So do not expect that kind of service.


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    Leena
    20 Nov 2020

    It was a peaceful stay staff is very good


    Pavana
    18 Nov 2020

    Very good stay..


    Abhimanyu
    16 Nov 2020

    No public feedback.


    Shushant
    24 Dec 2018

    Not much needed to give review about the property because it's as same live as you find them on website. Would take much time to give credit to some wonderful hosts with welcoming heart ans some deliciously prepared food that made every meal worth gaining all the praise. Thanks SaffronStays for hosting such amazing property and Waghmare (caretaker) and family for making our trip to remember for long time.


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    Chirag
    27 Feb 2017

    Me and my group of friends really enjoyed our stay at Mango Huts. Overall the property is very nice and comfortable. Caretaker and the staff are very good and ensured that our stay remains comfortable. They were very warm and also tried to meet most of our requirements regarding food. Living room is huge and spacious. Few areas of improvements: 1. Although all the beds were covered by a mosquito net , it would be helpful to also provide mosquito repellant. 2. One of the bathroom doors could not be locked. AC in one of the room was not working and water was leaking from the AC in other room which also resulted in electricity tripping. We had to shut the AC to avoid any short circuit. 3. Food was very good and homely. For dinner our preference would have been some light fast food. I had asked for the menu earlier as it would have avoided food going waste. This may change from group to group.


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    Laxmikant
    20 Oct 2016

    though location is little far with a bumpy ride by car It was a good experience to stay at Mango huts good home made food / quite and calm atmosphere with a privacy for entire group everybody enjoyed the stay Thanks


    Seetaraman
    24 Jul 2016

    The farm-stay experience was a very good one for us. With no 3G / 4G cellular network, no TV, all that we had was nature to hang out with! We spent a good amount of time in the farm in the company of pouring rains and 4 ultra friendly dogs! The food was simple yet delicious and very warmly served. The service was very friendly and prompt. All in all, a very good different experience!


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