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Sipi River Lodge

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Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an overnight stay in the Toben cottage, a short walk away from Sipi Falls. The cottage comfortably accommodated 4 adults and was decked out in earthy furniture and fabulous finishes. We opted for the 1/2 board option and the meals were delicious - they serve wonderful Ugandan plunger coffee too! The main lodge has loads of seating inside...

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff who bent over backwards to accommodate us and ensure we were comfortable when an issue arose with the Banda we were staying in due to the rain. Beautiful grounds and guides available to lead you on several hikes in the surrounding area. If we're in the East of Uganda again, which I suspect we will be, we'll definitely...

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Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Not easy to get to, but well worth the effort. Welcoming hosts and great staff. We were graciously upgraded to a beautifully appointed cottage with a view of the falls. Delicious meals in the comfortable lodge. Couldn't ask for nicer accommodations at a beautiful site.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Hadn't been to Sipi River Lodge for a few years. Cottages are a lovely addition to accommodation they offer. Staff are attentive and helpful and food was lovely. Current managers are very good. Views and local walks as great as ever. A very relaxing few days.

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Thank gracemain
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Sipi River lodge The lodge has the best rooms known as cottages, bandas and bunkhouse. All their rooms has the best view to a cascading water fall at the background. The staffs are very committed,honest and ready to serve you from the time of your arrival to departure. Just take your time to pay a visit. Cheers

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Thank Chebet J
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is my third trip to Sipi River Lodge. It is wonderful. The facility and surroundings are beautiful, the beds are comfy, the water is hot and the meals are great. We selected full board (all meals included). There is a fireplace in the dining area (it gets cool enough to wear jeans and a sweater).

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Three night stay at Sipi river lodge, I thought this hotel was excellent, the location was wonderful I could see the middle falls from my room, terrace and even my shower, lovely people service and food, all in all an excellent place to stay. I used their guides to take us on the walk up to the waterfalls and couldn't...

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Thank Cathy H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Sipi River Lodges for a weekend stay, the quality of the food, hospitality and accommodation were excellent. The lodge I was staying in had a stunning panoramic view of the Falls from the bedroom, lounge area, veranda and bathroom. My purpose for visiting was to fly fish for the rainbow trout in the river above the Falls. My...

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1Thank Jack S
Edinburgh
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Sipi River Lodge feels peaceful and relaxing. One of the 3 Sipi Falls is on the hotel's grounds and it's stream runs alongside some of the bandas. The garden is pretty and the grounds feel well maintained. It is not easy to get such lovely, well-organised accommodation in such a remote area of Africa. However, things worked better than could...

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Thank David C
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had a few days relaxing between Christmas and New Year. No internet, no TV, little or no mobile signal. BLISS. Beautiful setting with great walks. Not one, but three spectacular waterfalls. Good food and friendly service. Just what was needed after a very busy festive period. Well, well worth the journey.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sipi River Lodge is located in the foothills of Mt Elgon (4321m) within Eastern Uganda. The Lodge is set amongst 17 acres of private grounds, which include the 80m Kapsururu Falls, several caves and peaceful gardens to explore. The Lodge is run with only a small number of guests at any one time making it a very "home away from home" experience and we pride ourselves on the personal service we offer our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sipi River Lodge

Address: Sipi Falls | PO. Box 276, Sipi, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Eastern Region > Sipi
Number of rooms: 4
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“Cottages all have a fantastic view of falls, however bandas have a delightful atmosphere.”
gracemain, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The band as with facilities have the best views of the waterfall”
spooky99, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The streams below stairs is so appealing”
rtrismailh, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like going out in the dark in the night for the loo, choose en suite, but they are not so close to the river.”
dodoUk, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I expect rooms closer to falls should be better as the sound of the falls would be a great lullaby.”
bnmuchilwa, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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