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Sambiya River Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
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 3 days ago

We where a family with 2 small kids and 3 friends. Sambiya River Lodge is situated in a so very quite place. The personal is so amiable and the owner is really lovely. The food was excellent! We had a problem with our booking but...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank meliuganda
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Debbie and all the staff at Sambiya River Lodge were very welcoming and friendly from the moment we arrived. They were genuinely interested in our daily activities and offered fabulous suggestions and advice. The lodge is situated in an ideal location being close to Murchison...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sandra_D_Lyon
Reviewed 19 November 2018

We loved this Lodge, it manages to preserve appearance and standards across all areas. The rooms are from another, almost colonial era, the food is a bit up and down - one night a first rate Fish curry, the next not so good but the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Truediamond
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A very quite and neat place to stay while in Murchison Falls National Park, close to the famous falls and lots of birds. Buffaloes are common sights just within compounds. Beds are clean, the bar is well stocked and food is good

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Wanderer677356
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 November 2018

Wanderer677356, thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you visit again soon. Karibu!

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Very nice place. My son enjoyed to cool himself in the little pool. Beautiful park/garden where wild animals visit also. The lodge was simple but clean and comfortable. Food very good and the service excellent. Only obviously the guides that work from morning to evening...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Margareta F
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 November 2018

Margareta F, thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We will address the policies of drivers dining with the owner, however I do know that guests are always welcome to pay for their drivers and guides to dine with...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
Hotel class
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$ 179 - US$ 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sambiya River Hotel 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$ 179 - US$ 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
Location
Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
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Questions & Answers
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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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Room Tips
"Rooms overlooking the watering hole had a great view and would be advisable. The green banda huts provided..."
Sandra_D_Lyon
20 Nov 2018
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"Do not stay at this hotel"
LBrick7
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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