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Sambiya River Lodge

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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

For over 5 years, I had been working closely with the Sambiya River Lodge offices in Kampala, recommending friends heading to Murchison Falls National Park to stay here, without myself visiting the game park and the lodge. This year in March over the International Women's...More

Thank Mamerito
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 May 2018

Mamerito, thank you so much for your accurate and beautiful review of Sambiya River Lodge! We are thrilled that we could meet your expectations and that your visit with us was a pleasant one. We appreciate the details you have offered so that future guests...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at the Sambiya Lodge while we were on safari in March. It is located inside Murchison Park, about 20 minutes from the ferry. The grounds are beautiful and lush, all very well maintained. The staff is knowledgeable and accommodating, helping...More

Thank travelpeach23
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 25 April 2018

travelpeach23, thank you so much for your gracious review! We are so happy that we could make your visit to Murchison a successful one. Please visit again soon. Karibu!

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Following a week of visiting South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region our group appreciated the hospitality and peaceful surroundings of this lovely lodge. Perhaps all the more so was learning about the family friendship between owner Debra Malik and a colleague of...More

Thank David C
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 25 April 2018

David C., We were so happy to provide a peaceful break to your busy visit! We are glad that we could be a haven for your group. We do hope you will all visit us again soon. Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 17 April 2018

We spend two nights in Sambiya River Lodge during our trip, it was a great experience. The hotel staff was very friendly, rooms and other service was beyond my expectations, especially for a place located in the middle of national park, so their capabilities are...More

Thank Tomaz S
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 25 April 2018

Tomaz S, thank you so much for your beautiful review! We are thrilled when our clients' expectations are exceeded. There is no better compliment. We look forward to your next visit! Karibu!

Reviewed 17 April 2018

I have booked Sambiya RIver Lodge for a group of five friends when we visited Murchison Falls National Park and I have to say that we were satisfied with it. Service was good, staff was friendly and the owner helped me heal my swollen feet....More

Thank Simon D
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 25 April 2018

Simon D, we are so glad that we were able to make your stay enjoyable. Thank you for the recommendation!

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$ 125 - US$ 466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 125 - US$ 466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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"Cottage rooms are spacious and are must-stay-in"
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"Charming huts are split into two halves, a room on each side, facing the Sambiya River and park-like settings..."
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"The cottage on the pool side are good"
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"Located right in the heart of nature, our rooms overlooked a water body where the animals used to come to..."
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