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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming and cheerful staff, pretty views, deafening birdsong! Rooms clean but basic and lacking in any imagination. The food is disappointning and there is the faintest whiff of "take it or leave it" in the general disorder. I think that complacency has set in. This is a very competitive market and Crater Bay Cottages is firmly in the "also rans"...

Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will love this little paradise with so many birds all around singing because even they are happy. The owner built the birds their own bird restaurant perch full of food! I cannot say enough about this resort! They did everything to please my every want & need!! I felt at home, so comfortable! They even created a Personal Bonfire...

Thank Alexis S
Edmonton, CANADA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed just one night while on motorcycle tour and felt I received good value for the price. Cottage was clean, and staff were friendly. Restaurant food acceptable and the view from the bar over Lake Bunyonyi was outstanding. Only quibble was the bathroom that had an open shower that didn't drain properly due to an improperly sloped floor. Management obviously...

Thank Ron N
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for only one night. The rooms are very very clean and there's even a possibility to have a hoy shower! Staff is very helpfull and friendly. The menu is a bit to basic and food not very good.

Thank Loes M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Craterbay cottage is a great place to stay. I have stayed there for 3 weeks. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff who make your stay very comfortable and nice. There is a wonderful atmosphere of hospitality and friendliness at Craterbay Cottages. There is much variety in food and drink for a reasonable price. The various accommodations are nicely decorated and have...

1Thank Hannah K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The place is overall clean but staff was slow and the pizza disgusting. A shame when this place used to have the best thin crust generous crayfish pizza. Same applies for breakfast, not sure I will go back a third time.

Thank WN-Ug
Kabale, Uganda
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Craterbay cottages is the best place to enjoy and relax.The accommodation is perfect and at a fair rate.They have furnished Tents,rooms , cottages and also mobile tents.The food is very delicious and it comes in time.Canoing is also good.The staff are very friendly and so caring . There are very good activities like mountain biking,swimming,nature walk,watching cultural dances,visiting schools across...

1Thank Natukunda C
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
Reviewed 17 December 2016

we were supposed to be just 2 nights and finally we were 6 the atmosphere, the environment is so nice.....we were in a tent and it was so clean ,quiet....The food was delicious and the staff is very nice We were some days with Claire (the manager) and it was also very nice , we were in a village around...

1Thank Philippe L
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed at Crater Bay. The place had a nice face lift. Food is the best you can find in the neighbourhood. Very god price quality. Very calm and cosy. Planning to come back soon Joost and Katie from Belgium.

1Thank JoostBelgium
Delaware, USA
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in October 2012 (TA won't let me choose that date since I am entering this review rather late!) Unfortunately, this was the low point of my stay in Uganda. The location is nice, right on the lake shore, but that's about the best thing I can say about this place. When I visited, the place appeared to...

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Crater Bay Cottages

Address: Lake Bunyonyi | P.O Box 242, Kabale, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Kabale
Price Range: ₹ 2,487 - ₹ 3,142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Look elswhere.”
 of 5 bubbles hugos15, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are situated above the beautiful lake.”
 of 5 bubbles birrell, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“nice views, great service, mid range price, worth it”
 of 5 bubbles lauragrb, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Tents are the best, but have no ensuite bathrooms. Carry your own supply of shampoo,shower gel and lotion too.”
 of 5 bubbles Sekurut, 15 May 2015 | Read review
“have a look at different rooms soem are brighter or have bigger beds.”
 of 5 bubbles very-sunny, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
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