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Katara Lodge

Jumia TravelUS$ 270*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Bristol
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The lodge is in a great location overlooking the park. The rooms were very comfortable, and also had the spectacular views. The staff were great as was the food. It was a bit of a drive to get into the park for a game drive, but the location more than made up for that.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

After a long drive, rocking up to this place was a dream come true. The rooms were palatial with the option to sleep outside (it rained during the nights I was there), a refreshing pool and a bathroom I could live in. The food and bar service were also amazing. We also had a pet bat in our room one...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed here with my wife on our way from Kibale on the way to Bwindi. This lodge was the perfect choice. lovely large rooms, a nice main building with great views and a little swimming pool (which we didnt use but we sat around it and relaxed with a drink). The staff couldnt do enough for us. We went...

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London
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful lodge high up on an escarpment overlooking the distant Savannah. Stunning views, food good, friendly staff. Great infinity pool, not large enough for proper swim but good for a welcome dip after a long day. It's about half an hour drive from QE park. When we stayed the road to the lodge was being repaired so the last bit...

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1Thank MrsSWLondon
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The view is amazing!! The cottages are like a dream, the shower is excellent, the service is nice. Only downside for me was the food. Only two choices, u can't eat a la carte which u kind of expect in an expensive place.

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Thank Maja S
Masaka, Uganda
Reviewed 27 May 2016

To celebrate my 40th birthday I decided I deserved a fancy spot, so I picked Katara lodge, which was recommended by a friend who also lives in Uganda. I couldnt have chosen better. Beautiful lodges, amazing view, nice food. My sister had brought me a small bottle of cava to start the first day of my next year with a...

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1Thank Lenke S
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

An excellent lodge, except for one fact, Queen Elizabeth NP is still a short drive further on and as such there are no animal viewing possibilities. That said, it is an excellent place to stop for the night, off the main road and down a narrow road. The stunning location is high up looking across the valley. The view can...

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Thank KeithJSullivan
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I have been in Katara Lodge with my partner in January and we've had a real good time! The rooms are comfortable and clean. They are equipped with a mobile bed from which you can watch the stunning views on your balcony. The staff is very friendly and helpful. But most of all we've enjoyed the fantastic food prepared by...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We spent three days at the lodge, in the family bungalow. Everything was perfect, food, accomodation, service, etc... Thanks a lot to Nicolas and his team, we enjoyed our stay very much. Beds are very confortables. At the beginning, we found our bungalow was a bit far (it is quite steep), but in the end, it makes you walk a...

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Aalst, Belgium
Reviewed 8 February 2016

To be honest we had some doubts when booking this lodge, we stayed for 2 nights and found it out to be very nice. Ok it's a bit far from the QE NP entrances (about 45 min drive, bad road and 'you can see some tarmac in between the potholes') but then again the view is great, the tents have...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Katara Lodge offers accommodation in eight luxurious cottages on a beautiful stretch of hills overlooking the open savanna in a serene and relaxing atmosphere. Each spacious cottage was hand crafted using locally available materials and combines wooden floors, grass thatched roofs and canvas that can be folded away for uninterrupted views of the park. A romantic roll top bath or invigorating rain shower provide a perfect way to unwind after a thrilling day on safari. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Katara Lodge

Address: Mbarara - Kasese highway, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
Price Range: ₹ 16,936 - ₹ 21,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms here are amazing - they only have 9 so you're guaranteed a wonderful experience in all”
juliamiller529, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All cottages have amazing views. There is one "family" cottage with two bedrooms, which was nice for our group of three.”
, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Katara is slightly spread out. You may consider a cottage closer to the lodge if you are tired of walking due to prior hiking.”
susan2030, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try using the star bed at least one night, the stars are spectacular.”
JohnCoScotland, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had one low which gave us an excellent view and made us hear the loins raw in QEP”
, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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