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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, since Buhoma is probably the most frequented of the 3 Bwindi Gorilla tracking locations, prices in the village for accommodation are unreasonably high and the services and standard provided in return is pathetic. Since not everyone can (and wants) to stay in a $400 per person/per night luxury lodge, we decided to go for one of the few “budget”...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a night at this lovely lodge. Great views, comfy room and friendly staff. A bit expensive but definitely better value than the other options in Buhoma. Also the funds are used for community uplift mentioned so that's a great reason to stay.

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Orange, France
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Budget accomodation in the rain forest. This is my best place to stay in Buhoma station. Like every hotels in Uganda, Staff very friendly. Food is good but not excellent. Tent are clean and has got enough place for your luggages. Tents are inside the forest, you can see monkeys very close to your tent ! Great experience.

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed for 2 nights as part of our exodus trip to see the gorillas. Camp within the forest so great views but the tents have rainforest dampness about them. The tents are small and there is nowhere to store or hang clothes which is annoying. Good showers with hot water. Staff very friendly and attentive, food good. Enjoyed our...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We did our Gorilla trekking in Buhoma, Uganda this August and had the best of time spending the 1 hour with the beautiful mountain gorillas...A once in a lifetime experience for sure and well worth the price!!! To add to the experience, we stayed at Buhoma community camp which is a great budget option in an otherwise expensive area....We even...

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Thank Richa_Nomad
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Bwindi national park is the park with lots of unique attractions from,birds it holds lots of bird spieces,gorillas and the batwa people so its agreat place which can feel you with not only experience but also with memories which keep making you come back. At the buhoma lodge its the best lodge for both bugets so which is really great...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The rest camp is very basic. The room was small with two twin-size beds and bathroom facilities. There is little to no room to move around and no where to put your luggage. The floor was a bit dirty/muddy when we entered and the toilet had a small leak. The shower was basic but worked. They heat the water with...

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Thank Paul S
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, clean, with beautiful views and an enthusiastic and attentive staff. For a "budget" stay in Bwindi, my wife and I found the camp a wonderful deal. The food was stand-out as well; the first night we were served really beautifully seasoned tilapia filets, and the second I enjoyed tender, well-marinated flank steak, both nights with tasty and filling side...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had booked our Uganda safari through Sandfield Travel due to their budget price with our focus being on the animal experiences rather than the quality of accommodation and as such were extremely pleased with the quality of the Buhoma Community Rest Camp. Set in the heart of the community and tropical rain forest with great views and surrounded by...

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Derby. East Midlands
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a very basic camp with a mix of tents (that were cold at night) and some rooms. Unfortunately ours was a bit reminiscent of a cell, with concrete walls, windows that didn't shut and a sliding panel in the door to work the lock. There is no power in the rooms, but batteries etc can be charged in...

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Address: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Price Range: €38 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“all the accomodation services are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room near the top of the hill. Climbing the hill to the dinning hall is difficult after a long gorilla trek.”
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 of 5 bubbles paulsD6239AO, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Small number of rooms all facing the jungle”
 of 5 bubbles Nick538, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think all are fine”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with private bathroom; I would recommend this, as there are some rooms with shared bathrooms that are a little far to get to.”
 of 5 bubbles 114rebeccag, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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