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Kampala
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this place for many times and whenever i come here i don't want to leave the staff is friendly starting from the manager to the the security guard they are all welcoming. They well you with lemon juice and cold towel to refresh yourself from a long drive. I feel like am home all the...

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Detroit
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had a wonderful stay at Fort Murchison, and I would recommend it to anyone traveling to Murchison Falls. Staff: The staff were absolutely fantastic! Everyone was very kind and helpful, without feeling too oppressive. I was so sad to leave because I didn't want to say goodbye to any of the folks I met. A truly fantastic group! Food:...

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Uppsala
Reviewed 16 October 2016

such a nice lodge to visit over the weekend. we were greated with lemonade and cold towels when we arrived- such a great welcoming. we stayed in the tents and they were so cosy and clean. dinner was really nice for the price you pay for 4 courses (15USD). would recommend this place!

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 10 October 2016

All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time. Murchison falls is ahome of the willd and joy of the travellers because in these...

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Roquevaire, France
Reviewed 23 September 2016

we spent 3 nights in this lodge and food, service , accomodation were absolutely excellent. We had also very good game drives with lions mating, cubs playing with a dead Uganda kob, leopard in a tree with three preys in two different trees, very good view of the shoebill in the delta, plenty of birds (carmine beeeater, martial eagle...) and...

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Karad, India
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The location of the hotel is really great. We were very lucky to get a first floor room facing Nile. The view of the Nile from the balcony was excellent. The service and food quality is also great. Recommended if you are visiting Murchison falls.

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 4 September 2016

You move from your home to go have some rest and fun, you are met with smiles from these staff that want to carry you from your car as they say welcome. the location is just too good with the elephants sometimes visiting. The food is so good that it keeps you wanting more and more. The rooms are very...

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Thank ksafaris
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice place, excellent food, very friendly and helpfull staff. A great place from where you can visit Murchison NP, which has an amazing amount of animals. We shares showers and toilets, which were very clean. The beds were good and you needed the mosquitonets. It was hot during the day but at night the temperature was okay.

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Thank Mirjam H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The hotel is great for what it is. I would have preferred to be staying in a more 'inkeeping' looking accommodation. The rooms were large and comfortable. The grounds on the lake very pretty. We managed to have a fan directed at us during dinner time otherwise we may have melted.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed in a tent.We were on our honeymoon and we booked everything through our traveling company (budget accommodations). We received a twin bed in our tent. I don't know if they even have a double bed (we didn't ask, maybe our fault), but we were quite disappointed with the bed. The shared bathrooms and showers were very clean. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the Eastern banks of the slow flowing Albert Nile, Fort Murchison revokes the idea of a well maintained isolated outpost from times where Arab traders frequented the African hinterlands and legendary explorers lead expeditions in search of the source of the Nile. Accommodation in Fort Murchison consists of 12 ensuite units boasting spacious bedrooms with comfortable beds, bathrooms with countertop basins and showers with plenty hot water from solar heaters, private balconies... The atmosphere is a mix of African luxury with a touch of Swahili style. Away from the main accommodation, Fort Murchison also offers a more budget option in the form of some non self contained tents. Furnished with 2 single beds the tents share communal ablution blocks. Fort Murchison is situated in the former Aswa Lolim Game reserve, just outside the northern park boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park. The proximity to Tangi gate makes it a perfect gateway for convenient game driving through the park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Murchison

Address: Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Price Range: ₹ 3,055 - ₹ 4,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for a second-floor room closest to the river - that has the best view!”
  • Sunset over the Nile from the rooftop balcony/lounging area
 of 5 bubbles hejojo, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are just perfect everything in the lodge is good”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms that face the nile”
 of 5 bubbles ksafaris, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“its better to book the cottages”
 of 5 bubbles BAISWIKE, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tents are great for couples or families with older children, but if you have young babies, maybe look into a self contained room.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinandVeronica, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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