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Buhoma Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge had such a warm and inviting feel to it. As we arrived, we were greeted with a drink and sat by a fire. However, even better than it's location, food, and accommodations -- which were all terrific -- the staff is what it's all about. After trekking in the pouring rain, we were covered in mud. Not a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole experience was totally amazing from the views from our tree lodge to the pack lunch provided for the trek to the amazing staff who made my birthday so special by providing a celebration dance and cake. The staff made us feel so special and along with the beautiful lodge made it a holiday we will never forget. Jo...

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Bonn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a short trek from Nkuringo and arrived at the Buhoma Lodge in the rain. We were greeted by a fireplace and fresh juices. This lodge is just perfect to enjoy the views of the Bwindi Forest, watch the mist roll in and observe the antics of the le'hoerst mountain monkeys. Titus and Frank are wonderful hosts. The food...

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sydney
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great base to stay for you gorilla treks, good food excellent staff, only a short walk to the rangers station to strat your gorilla tracking. the tracking is hard goeing so make sure you hire a porter to help you climb the mountain

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Lynnwood, Washington
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent service (kudos to Alex and his team!); I had a lovely tented bungalow set amidst the lushness of Bwindi Forest. A red tailed monkey and sunbirds made appearances off my lovely deck and it's a couple minutes walk to the station where you prepare for your gorilla trek. All meals were delightful; the staff really makes this place shine!

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Located just inside the park, the main lodge building is open air, rough hewn stick lodge with thatch roof. The tree house type bungalows are set behind and up the hill, maybe 6-8 rooms. There are wood stairs up to the main lodge and a connecting walk with separate stairs up to the individual rooms set on stilts. Our room...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is my second visit to the Buhoma Lodge and I am already planning my next visit ... Home to some 300 plus mountain gorillas, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a magical place, and worth every bit of the long drive from Entebbe or Kampala to get here. Much like the movie Gorilla’s in the Mist, which recounts Dianne Fossee’s...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This hotel is situated on the side of a hill and some of the cabins are up on the hill connected by stairs and walkways. The overall effect is beautiful. The lodge is conveniently located across the street from one of the main offices for the guides so you are sloe to the starting point for gorilla trekking. The staff...

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Buhoma lodge is an absolutely brilliant place to stay for the Gorilla trekking experience you will inevitably be in Bwindi for. Because it is in the park it is very simple to walk across the road to the meeting point for the trekking which I imagine can be a bit more difficult at other accommodation. Although we were one of...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We live as volunteers in the area. For special occasions we book for a Sunday brunch at Buhoma Lodge. This last time they outdid themselves: homemade granola and yogurt, beef steak, sausages, bacon, and chicken, three sweet breads, a pumpkin pudding cake, omelets with green pepper, tomato, onion, and cheese, plus other sides I didn't have room for! Excellent service...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of only two lodges located within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Buhoma Lodge is a quality, intimate lodge with ten cottages along the hillside, situated adjacent to the forest a short distance from where gorilla tracking commences. Its peaceful location means that you may truly relax before and after your tracking experience, listening to the birds and primates of the forest. Guests can wake up to tea and coffee on their own private veranda with spectacular views of the morning mist rising off the canopy of Bwindi Forest. The cosy central lounge area with its open fire is the perfect place for guests to unwind after a hard day gorilla tracking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buhoma Lodge

Address: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Price Range: $666 - $889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buhoma Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Buhoma Hotel Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Buhoma Lodge Uganda/Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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“Situated inside the Bwindi, there is no bad room!!”
CP9mm, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
myreddirt, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“it's quieter father from the main lodge”
hhl, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Love room 6 - it's like waking up in a treehouse and great clawfoot bathtub”
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“All the rooms are outstanding!”
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