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Butterfly Lodge

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  • Excellent54%
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely lodge. I volunteered there with one of their projects and it is just like home. The staff are very welcoming and very friendly, and it is very natural with a beautiful outdoor shower and a true outdoor feeling. The food...More

Thank Bgwp
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Butterfly Lodge is a well-meant approach to create an alternative kind of place for people from all over the world to meet. It attracts first of all backpackers, who find a comfy place and the possibility for self-catering. So far, so good. For travellers who...More

Thank Jürgen S
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

BEST place ever. I volunteered with one of the projects here and absolutely loved it. Can't wait to go back! Lovely staff, people and vibe! Right on the lake - very beautiful! Food here was really good and lovely bar right down on the lake...More

Thank Lilylunday2
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Butterfly Lodge has a lot of things going for it: amazing lakefront views, really friendly and helpful staff, a litter of adorable puppies (!!), and a peaceful, tranquil atmosphere compared to the busier and more social Mayoka Village next door. However, our group was...More

Thank Stephanie2743
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a few days and really enjoyed it. The view is amazing and the staff are very nice. The room we stayed in the first night needed an upgrade but the second one we stayed in was lovely. This is not a party...More

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"another place until deficits are ironed out"
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"Worth the splurge for a room with an en-suite toilet, just so you can avoid going to the extremely smelly..."
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"Look for a room at Mayoka instead"
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"I was traveling alone and the dorm was a great value in my opinion. There are also more private options..."
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