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Belgium
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Simply confirming what other reviewers wrote: the setting is spectacular, the lodge is beautiful. We stayed in the family cottage, which has 2 bedrooms (one for our 3 kids) and its own "garden". All this comes at a price, but it's worth the experience! Careful, it takes an hour at least to go to QENP.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Where to start.... Location is otherwordly! Amazing views overlooking the park (dry season has a lot of haze, I can only imagine what it looks like in the rainy season), the bar, restaurant and sitting area are located on the top level, all wooden, just lovely. The rooms are fantastic! The cottages have solar power energy but there's plenty of...

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Westerlo, Belgium
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We arrived in Katara after an evening game drive in Queen Elisabeth NP. We stayed for two nights. Very friendly staff. Service is perfect. The cottages are perfect. Very nice view over the park. Very big rooms , with a large bathroom. Nice swimming pool. The meals are excellent. Would recommend this to everyone.

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We arrived at Katara after a long day of travel from Bwindi. The staff were so welcoming, and we felt like we had reached an oasis, even though the season was still dry. The pool overlooking beautiful views of the park was refreshing, and our accommodations were spacious and comfortable. Meals and bar were excellent, and there is even wifi...

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Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Had a wonderful three nights at Katara. Lots of steps...but wonderful to hear elephants in the morning. Food was excellent, staff very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend to anyone. We took a tour with guide, were able to reserve a vehicle just for our six family members, vehicle and guide were from the lodge. Swimming was a special surprise,.,you...

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kigali
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We stayed here 3 nights and enjoyed our stay so much. The main Lodge has stunning views, nice areas to lounge and eat most of your meals. The pool area is relaxing and again has wonderful views over the park. We very much enjoyed our room which has a regular very comfortable bed and another one you can wheel out...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I stayed here for two nights,and was very impressed by it. The views overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park are superb. The staff was very kind and eager to help. One of the employees was even kind enough to massage my ankle which I had twisted chimp trekking in Queen Elizabeth National Park, The rooms were comfortable,roomy,and very clean. I enjoyed...

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Haugesund, Norway
Reviewed 21 March 2013

We stayed at Katara Lodge for 2 days in the beginning of march 2013. We were a group of 12, traveling with a norwegian foundation. We stopped by Katara Lodge for a few days, and it is beyond fantastic! The food is absolutely great. It must have been the best food i ate in Uganda, especially the steak. The view...

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Delaware
Reviewed 17 March 2013

The property is beautiful -- the landscaping and buildings are all lovely. And the views looking over the valley and the park - just stunning. The cottages are very large with a seating area, huge bathroom with shower and also a clawfoot tub, a 2nd bed which is on wheels to allow it to be rolled out onto the deck...

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Elgin
Reviewed 4 March 2013

This lodge has great views from both the public areas and the rooms. The public areas are furnished with chunky wooden furniture with comfy cushions. There is a lovely corner to look out from and have a welcome ginger tea or juice. The dining area is on the other side. There are pretty lanterns hanging. Grounds are beautifully kept. Rooms...

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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: ₹ 16,971 - ₹ 22,024 (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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