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    Primate Lodge Kibale

    Kamwenge District, Kibale National Park, Uganda
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          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good40%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible2%
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          “hot water” (23 reviews)
          “chimp trek” (16 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          1 - 5 of 191 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago

          I cannot tell you how wonderful our experience was at the Primate Lodge. We were there this June and stayed for two nights. When we drove up we were greeted by one of the nicest people I have ever met in my life followed by...More

          Thank WarthogOrlando
          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          We had the opportunity to stay at this unique Ugandan lodge when we were visiting the chimps in Kibale. The management and staff are extremely kind, courteous and helpful. Our private cabin was lovely and serene. And even though we had some minor issues with...More

          Thank Purrcyn
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          While hosting my photographic clients we stayed at Primate Lodge and it was perfect for our needs. We did two full days of chimp habituation and each afternoon was spent in the lounge area where the guys could have a drink, download images and share...More

          Thank gerryvanderwalt
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This lodge was in an excellent location if you are having an early start with the Chimp Habituation experience which is highly recommended. The lodge itself has good and average aspects. The rooms are quite nice but there is a lack of attention to detail...More

          Thank toddtrippas
          Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Primate Lodge KibaleResponded 2 days ago

          Hello Trippas! Welcome back from the Kibale Forest. Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write us a review! Primate lodge truly is the chimp habituation hot spot. And though you correctly mentioned their other options in the area, quite...More

          Reviewed 5 May 2017

          Second time to this lodge with a safari group. Refurbishment on-going, not too disruptive when we were there. Manager greeted us and advised if the noise disturbed us, to inform him. They had knocked down the original restaurant and reception area, and there were temporary...More

          1  Thank soniaroberts05
          Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Primate Lodge KibaleResponded 4 weeks ago

          Hi Sonia, Welcome from Primate Lodge Kibale. Its always a pleasure having you stay with us and we are happy to hear you enjoy your stay with us as well. The renovations will be done before end of June to reveal a new and upgraded...More

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          • US$57 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Western Region >
          • Kibale National Park
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          • Primate Hotel Fort Portal
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          Handel2617
          Are US dollars accepted as payment at Primate lodge Kibale?
          24 May 2016|
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          Response from Rashida123 | Property representative |
          Hi Handel, Please pardon our delayed response. But thank you so much for your inquiry about our payment options. I am pleased to inform you that we do accept payment in dollars at our premises. Looking forward to hosting... More
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          "Elevated cottage has great balcony."
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          "we were in cabin 6, very private, no one could see our cabin from the walkway"
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