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Sambiya River Lodge

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Central Reservations Office 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We were in a group of 15 staying in small 2 and 3 bed huts in the grounds. We used the pool, restaurant and the camp fire. Travelled to the Safari park and the falls which were quite close. You have to get used to...More

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Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 4 September 2018

SMaclachlan, thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and could "unplug" a bit. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We spent a very relaxing two nights in Sambiya Lodge. Firstly it is located in the beautiful and breathtaking Murchison Falls National Park. Being immersed in nature and among the local wildlife gave us a needed break from work and a change of environment. At...More

Thank Virginia L
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 4 September 2018

Virginia L., We were so pleased and privileged to host you on your visit to Murchinson Falls NP. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable stay and we look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 18 August 2018

This lodge is located away from the busy part of the Murchison NP. It's calm and relaxed with view over the Sambiya river banks where buffalos, baboons and warthogs are grazing, but no mosquitos! Only 15 minutes drive to the falls and 25-30 to the...More

Thank BartaI3
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 4 September 2018

Barta I., We are so thrilled that we could make your stay so special and that you enjoyed the peace and serenity we pride ourselves on. Thank you for the amazing review. We hope you will visit again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My two sons and I stayed at the Sambiya River Lodge for three nights. Debbie, the owner, is a great host. She was on top of every detail. The food is excellent and the staff is quite nice. The only con is that the facilities...More

Thank Mario B
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 4 September 2018

Mario B, thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope you return real soon. Karibu!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a great place to stay. Close to Murchison Falls and lots of opportunity to see wild animals, even at the lodge itself. The accommodations are comfortable, if not a little rustic. Power is available only from 7 to 10 pm, so no hot...More

Thank scubajere
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 13 August 2018

scubajere, Thank you so much for your review! Indeed, we pride ourselves on being an eco-friendly lodge and therefore are more connected with nature than luxury, but we are glad that you appreciated that! For future visitors, if you would like a ranger to walk...More

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Description
Sambiya River Lodge is a family run eco lodge in the Heart of Murchison Falls National Park, a twenty minute drive from the top of the famous falls. Situated on a bluff over looking the Sambiya River More valley, the property is home to numerous birds, bushbucks, waterbucks, Cape buffalo, leopard, as well as visiting lions & elephants. We have a resident UWA ranger guide to take guests on walking safaris, as well as game safaris on the new circuits recently put in on the southern side of the River Nile. Please see our website for further information. We look forward to welcoming you to Sambiya River Lodge! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$145 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
,
Sambiya River Lodge Uganda/Murchison Falls National Park
Location
Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$145 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
,
Sambiya River Lodge Uganda/Murchison Falls National Park
Location
Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
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travelenthusiast71
20 September 2018|
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Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
Yes we can give you a COTTAGE room that has a view of the Sambiya River. Note this is a seasonal river. During dry season it can be quite low...but the buffalos like to lie in it! Banda rooms do not have river views...or... More
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wasolosnipes
22 March 2017|
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Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
Hello, it's always best to email or call our main office for most up-to-date prices and possible sales, but at this time: Cottage Rates in US$ - Residents FB Double/Twin sharing US$114pp Single... More
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Rebecca H
25 March 2016|
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Response from The Great Trekk... S |
Hi Rebecca it's very possible you can book for a game tour when you arrive and for more tailor and affordable safaris you can contact us info@greattrekkers.ug
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"Do not stay at this hotel"
LouiBrick
19 Jul 2018
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"Cottage rooms are spacious and are must-stay-in"
Mamerito
26 Apr 2018
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"Charming huts are split into two halves, a room on each side, facing the Sambiya River and park-like..."
davidcV3859EN
17 Apr 2018
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"The cottage on the pool side are good"
AmanyaE1
4 Apr 2018
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