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Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

My wife and I stayed in a unit here Arpil of 2014 and enjoyed it. The only thing that I felt could have been better was the mosquito netting around the bed. It was still a bit cumbersome. The price was adequate for the location...More

1  Thank Mike F
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 10 October 2014

Mike F, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, including the food, amenities and service! Yes, unfortunately the mosquito netting can be cumbersome at times, but the alternative is definitely worse so we do recommend that guests do use the nets....More

Reviewed 4 August 2014

We had a very pleasant stay in a family cottage at Sambiya River Lodge in late july. The food was excellent. The grounds are beautiful. It is by design a very quiet location. Debbie, our host, was kind and friendly. Be aware it is an...More

1  Thank Marie O
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 10 October 2014

Marie O, thank you for the review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our eco-friendly mission. We hope you are able to visit us again soon. Asante!

Reviewed 25 July 2014

I traveled with a group of 10 individuals to Uganda, Africa from the US in July of 2014. We were blessed to spend 2 nights at the Sambiya River Lodge. The grounds are very beautiful and the roads are nicely taken care of to drive...More

1  Thank Jeanne L
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 10 October 2014

Jeanne L, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for mentioning the flash lights. Any visitor to Africa should include a small flashlight in their bag, but we do have a few behind the front desk if one is...More

Reviewed 25 July 2014

Our travel provider, Sandfield Travel, coordinated our trip to Murchison Falls and we were privileged to stay two nights at the Sambiya River Lodge. Owned by Debbie, who greeted us, created a beautiful and very western culture facility. The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful....More

2  Thank Ed K
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 10 October 2014

Ed K, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Sambiya! Thank you and we hope you will return soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2014

This was the fourth year in a row that I have stayed at Sambiya! It once again raised the bar and exceeded my expectations. Debbie, the owner is very intentional about providing a relaxing, beautiful, and enjoyable experience and has a VERY well trained staff....More

2  Thank Matt P
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 25 July 2014

Matt P., Thank you so much for visiting us again. We are so glad that we can offer you a relaxing and enjoyable experience and hope to do so for years to come. Thank you for the reminder to our future guests about the wildlife...More

Paraa Safari Lodge
436 reviews
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Chobe Safari Lodge
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Fort Murchison
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Amuka Safari Lodge
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Details
  • Price range
  • US$ 94 - US$ 161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 40
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  • Uganda >
  • Western Region >
  • Murchison Falls National Park
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  • Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
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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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"We had one of the thatched ensuite cottages, and were very happy there."
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"budget bandas looked just as nice (on the outside anyways) as the other bandas, and if you have a group of 3..."
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"Owner is American and knows how to run the place well"
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"Ask for Cottage 14 though they are all good. This is located near the dining hall and has the best view we..."
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