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Reviewed 25 February 2017

-great view from the whole hostel, WARM showers available -30.000 Ugandan Shillings for a room where up to six people can sleep but we were only two and no other people joined us. -power did not work during our stay but apparently there was power in the reception where sometimes you can charge your phone -> bring a powerbank! -latrines,...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We camped here for two nights and found it was very nice. Basic drop toilets but hot showers. We did not eat there so cannot comment on the restaurant, but we did a guided walk of the falls and enjoyed it with our guide, Patrick. It is basic but the views are great.

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had an amazing time at the Crow's nest with a very welcoming staff who were very fast and willing to help in any way. we were made to feel at home and the food was totally delicious (all local food from this part of Uganda). Our hiking guide Moses is the best travel and tour guide that I have...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great views of the waterfall from the cabins and friendly staff but very basic. Tiny room just big enough to squeeze in round the bed, outside drop toilet difficult in dark so take torch! Good guides will take you on interesting treks around the waterfall for 30,000 shillings. Good value overall, but definitely NOT a luxury lodge!

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice views at the beach and the harbor. Friendly staff and good service. Do try the french briochetoast with strawberries! We kept coming back for more breakfasts. It's pricy but not overpriced. The only thing missing is a decent espresso.

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Thank Edith H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Crows Nest highlight is the view. Stunning. The staff is friendly and it's relatively cheap compared to most places around but the quality of the lodge is very low. The cabin for two is tiny, enough for a bed. The bathroom walls are plastic sheets, there is no hot water and the toilet is a latrine, so make sure to...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in Crow's Nest, Sipi falls, and we enjoyed the stay a lot! The accomodation is simple, but clean, and the view is stunning! We had a private room for 50000 UGX. The private shower was not working, but there is a clean public shower with warm water. There is no flushing toilet and the electricity...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a private cabin, very basic and small but clean. Our separate shower/long drop was fine with a good shower and hot water. Food is simple but the pancakes at breakfast are delicious! The winning factor of this accommodation is the view - absolutely stunning! Sipi Falls is very rural, so no internet at the Crows Nest (made...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you are going to Sipi Falls on a budget I highly recommend this place. I stayed in private a cabin with a friend so we had bunk beds, the cabin was small but it was perfect for what I needed. It was 50,000 a night for a private cabin. The view was amazing, you can see the main waterfall...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

No, no, no! A long drop toilet ensuite! It stank and I couldn't sleep with the smell. That is why a toilet in Africa is in a separate building, outside. Flush toilets have a U bend. The smells don't come back up. Rant over. The Crows nest is very cheap so apart form the smelly long drop it is good...

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Address: Sipi, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Eastern Region > Sipi
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“if low season they can give you a dorm room with really nice price”
AmrBabili, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 3 has the best view of Sipi main falls!”
rosannea563, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Cabin 2 and 3 have the best views! The dorms have nice views as well.”
NelVerbeke, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Check out the view from your porch before accepting a cabin. It's worth having a great view to appreciate from a chair on your cabin's porch.”
BenBrasnett, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one of the cabins with a view of the falls”
SJayaweera, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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