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Murchison River Lodge

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited just before Easter with our two small children whilst on a safari tour with Buffalo Safari Camps. From start to finish we loved our time at MRL..... From fresh juice as we climbed hot and sweaty from the truck, to fantastic food in the middle of nowhere, nothing was too much trouble. Chris and Astrid were excellent hosts-...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved the Lodge. You arrive and you're greeted with some fresh juice, given the intro and led to your cool 2-story lodge. Our unit slept up to 4 people. Every meal was great, especially when you're overlooking the Nile and picking up the groups of Hippos with your binoculars. Easy access to the river tours and safaris over the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow what a location. To stay here was a real pleasure. The staff were fantastic, the views were astounding....... The food was fantastic and the attention to detail made our stay a real pleasure. Can't recommend the place highly enough.

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Richmond, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a large group and enjoyed a tremendous camping trip. Chris and Astrid were fabulous hosts. The views over the river were spectacular, the beers were cold and it's a super convenient base to explore the National Park.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice visit at Murchison River Lodge. We stayed in the safari tents, and had one hippo come by at night to our window! Watch out for the monkeys, as they can come in your bathroom at any time! They visited us multiple times, and used our towel and turned on the shower. The food was good...

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We only used their camping facilities, but they were stellar: beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean ablutions, lots of shady space for your tent as well as a few covered cooking areas. They even have a bar area with its own Wi-Fi, just for the camping area! You can use their beautiful pool as well as have a drink in the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A terrific combination of tented and cottage-styled accommodation on the banks of the iconic River Nile. The management couple , Astrid and Chris, were really professional. I am always amazed at the food quality these camps deliver - especially that they are located 'in the middle of no-where'. Regular trips to Kampala!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is quite a big property by our standards (over 20 safari tents I think plus a camping area) but it didn't feel like it. Our fully appointed safari tent was secluded and overlooked the river. It also had a hippo outside one night! The staff of the camp were very welcoming and helpful and the food was good. It...

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Lagos State, Nigeria
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We did NOT get to stay at Murchison River Lodge, but we came down for a site inspection and were not disappointed with the place. They have a great manager with such a winsome personality, Astrid and you just want to stay. We saw the rooms and they looked good. Some of the room were away from the waterfront with...

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Side of the Hill
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is what you expect from the lodges in other parts of Africa. Uganda doesn't have it down yet, but Murchison River Lodge is getting close. A pool to cool off and cold beer, and the food is good. Get the lodges by the river.

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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A relaxing mid-range lodge (with its own campsite) directly on the south bank of the River Nile with breathtaking views over Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murchison River Lodge

Address: Murchison, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Price Range: ₹ 3,544 - ₹ 6,444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Murchison River Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The lodges by the river side”
backone, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tents are just as comfy as cottages if you are on a budget”
RadRab, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice river view property”
BonnerBonn_Germany, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some thatched safari tents are on the river!! Ask for one!!”
Maggiebui, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“its better to book the tents for lodging”
BAISWIKE, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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