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Dollar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location, with breath-taking views and amazing gardens. Food was excellent, atmosphere and conversations superb. Ask the host, if he has any Glen Deveron 16 year old left? Staff in the morning exceptionally helpful and lodge accommodation has unique character.

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Rome, Italy
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much I can add to all the wonderful reviews of other customer. The location and the ambiance are simply wonderful. Sitting right on top of the hill overlooking two valleys with vulcanic lakes it offers some of the most magnificent views I ever came across; whether you are sitting on a chair next to the pool, relaxing... More 

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Thank Marco S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Myself and my wife stayed here to go Chimp Tracking. The lodge was reccomended by our agent. It is overlooking some stunning natural craters. The rooms were lovely and we were very happy with this choice of lodge. Ideal base for Chimp tracking. Great Service, comfortable rooms and nice bathrooms. thank you Ndali lodge!

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San Francisco
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92 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This charming lodge is situated literally at the end of the road, on private grounds overlooking a crater lake on one side and forested valleys and mountains (and another distant lake) on the other side. There are about ten cottages variously located, all nicely appointed with rustic and local furnishings. Absolutely abundant very hot water at all times, non-intrusive housekeeping,... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very cordial ownership and staff, excellent food service, very attractive and comfortable cabin. The grounds are magnificent! Beautiful birds, red-tailed monkeys plus two friendly dogs. Swimming pool and sauna. A wonderful place to stay while doing your chimpanzee trekking in the daytime!

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This family run lodge takes some beating for location, friendly welcoming service and quality of food and bandas. In fact we threatened to kidnap William the barman and the cook (omg the quiche!) to take them on our trip with us around Uganda. The owner Aubrey is a delightful host, and the lodges history as a family home is a... More 

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Thank SuttonHill
Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Singaporean Gran Turismo stayed at Ndali Lodge for three nights in July of 2016. Overall, I would highly recommend staying here, and I did not rate this accommodation five stars only because, against a global standard, it had some shortfalls in amenities. The reasons why I liked this accommodation included: (1) The lodge-keepers Aubrey and his wife Clare are... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The history of the place is worth hearing and the host and current owner is the perfect host. The lodge is laid out align the ridge line overlooking a crater lake to one side and the valley on the other. Staff.. particularly the barman William are brilliant as is the cook .. great food and good portions. Wifi not available... More 

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Thank Robert D
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This beautifully situated lodge about 30-40 minutes south of Fort Portal, is set along a ridge that provides an absolutely stunning view of the Renzori Mountains to the west and a deep, beautiful lake to the east. The cabins are all self contained; very clean and orderly. There is an endless supply of hot water and the food is top... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I arrived after a somewhat harrowing journey of 12 hours and were welcomed with such warmth that we immediately felt comfortable and relaxed. Aubrey and his team offer service as it should be, but rarely is. We stayed for two nights in this idilic spot enjoying the local attractions and the lodge. Our only wish was we... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Ndali was recently voted 'Best Lodge in Uganda' by the Association of Driver/Guides in Uganda!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ndali Lodge

Address: Ruwenzori Mountains | 25 minutes from Fort Portal, Kibale National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Kibale National Park
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ndali Hotel Fort Portal
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“All cottages are secluded in two groups on the forested cliffside area.”
 of 5 bubbles SanFranciscoBodie, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are 8 cottages all sharing the same magnificent view. We stayed in number 4 and it was wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles Andy101060, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful. It is a small enough lodge, there are no bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles safaridoc, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the houses are self contained and overlook the valley away from the weather.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeremystravels, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All suites have fabulous views and all are located not too far from the dining room and reception.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnvanHoudt, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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