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    Katara Lodge

    Mbarara - Kasese highway, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good18%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “the cottages” (18 reviews)
    “mosquito net” (12 reviews)
    “stunning views” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Paid Wifi
    Airport Transportation
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    Mweya Safari Lodge
    475 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Queen Elizabeth National Park
     
    Western Meridian Hotel
    7 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Bushenyi
     
    Crane Resort Hotel
    3 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Bushenyi
     
    Sandton Hotel Kasese
    42 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Kasese
     
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    91 - 95 of 190 reviews

    Reviewed 4 February 2014

    We were thrilled with Katara Lodge from the minute we arrived. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming, cold towels and mango juice on arrival were most welcome and our room was simply delightful with wonderful views across Queen Elizabeth National Park. The food was...More

    Thank Belinda P
    Reviewed 17 January 2014

    We traveled here after staying at Mahogany Springs. We were welcomed by super friendly staff and taken to their warm and cosy main building where we enjoyed a drink and some nuts before being shown our room. The rooms were spacious and homely and we...More

    Thank GlobeTrotter1481
    Reviewed 16 January 2014

    Katara Lodge has a spectacular view looking down on Queen Elizabeth Park and is set in a beautiful garden. The accommodation is in cottages located down a large number of steps. They are very spacious and have wonderful views of the park with a small...More

    Thank Cheersfornow
    Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 19 January 2014

    Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback on your stay. We fully admit that a few mishaps occurred during your stay, and we sincerely apologize for that. Specifically, while the solar system generally works well, providing even warm (though not piping hot) water during...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2014

    The hotel is really nice. The rooms are beautiful and looks like you are in a nice resort; however, the location is far away from the park about 40-50 min). If you like changes then this hotel is good for you, otherwise, try to stay...More

    2  Thank Emirates_Arab
    Reviewed 9 January 2014

    Service was terrible and slow. The location was beautiful but very far(about an hour from the park) away. The food was nice but the packed lunch was very basic and the staff's attitude was very off putting. It felt at times as if they honestly...More

    3  Thank Lizzyb300
    Mweya Safari Lodge
    475 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Queen Elizabeth National Park
     
    Western Meridian Hotel
    7 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Bushenyi
     
    Crane Resort Hotel
    3 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Bushenyi
     
    Sandton Hotel Kasese
    42 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Kasese
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$335 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Uganda >
    • Western Region >
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Katara Hotel Queen Elizabeth National Park ,
    • Katara Lodge Uganda/Queen Elizabeth National Park
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    Traveller (260)
    Room & Suite (64)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
    Bathroom (17)
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    Questions & Answers
    Katherine D
    22 June 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Yes, those are provided by the lodge.
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    maggieminn
    2 February 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Sorry, no, there is only one star bed that can be rolled out. (Please make sure you are booked into a regular cottage and not the family cottage, which has two rooms but no star bed)
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    maggieminn
    2 February 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Good evening - elephants are a fairly regular sight. As you can see on our pictures, the lodge/cottages are on top of an escarpment, if you descent, there is about 100m of farmland before the park starts. So it is not up... More
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    "All rooms are equally perfect: all have the same amazing view across QE park"
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    "All cottages have an unobstructed view."
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    "All rooms here are amazing - they only have 9 so you're guaranteed a wonderful experience in all"
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    "All cottages have amazing views. There is one "family" cottage with two bedrooms, which was nice..."
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