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    Katara Lodge

    Mbarara - Kasese highway, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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    • Excellent79%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “the cottages” (16 reviews)
    “mosquito net” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Paid Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    Katara Lodge sits on the escarpment overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. The views from the thatch-roofed cottages and the main open-air restaurant/bar area are endless. We watched elephants wandering across the plains while enjoying delicious food!

    1  Thank Jessica F
    Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago
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    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    My adult children and I shared a cottage. It was beautifully unique, clean, and homey, though nothing like home regarding the views! The cottage has lots of screens, so you feel one with the elephants trumpeting down below in the QENP and the birds chirping....More

    1  Thank susan2030
    Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to post this review and we do hope that you will return!

    Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

    First of all, driving on the "paved" road from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Katara Lodge is difficult. The worse stretch of road is about 16 km long. The road is full of potholes and trying to avoid them is impossible. Riding on the gravel...More

    1  Thank ONE-CAN-TRAVEL
    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    Katara Lodge is one of several lodges dotted along an escarpment looking out over the savannah of Queen Elizabeth National Park. From Port Fortal in the north it is a bit of an ordeal getting there through the national park as the main road has...More

    Thank JohnCoScotland
    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    The best part is this is hidden in the backroads of a village but close to Queen Elizabeth. I can saw the best part are the huge beautifully decorated rooms, especially the bathroom with stone floor and a separate claw foot tub. I loved the...More

    Thank Becky T
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$374 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Uganda >
    • Western Region >
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Katara Hotel Queen Elizabeth National Park ,
    • Katara Lodge Uganda/Queen Elizabeth National Park
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    Katherine D
    21 June 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Yes, those are provided by the lodge.
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    maggieminn
    2 February 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Sorry, no, there is only one star bed that can be rolled out. (Please make sure you are booked into a regular cottage and not the family cottage, which has two rooms but no star bed)
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    maggieminn
    2 February 2015|
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    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Good evening - elephants are a fairly regular sight. As you can see on our pictures, the lodge/cottages are on top of an escarpment, if you descent, there is about 100m of farmland before the park starts. So it is not up... More
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    Room Tips
    "All cottages have an unobstructed view."
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    "All rooms here are amazing - they only have 9 so you're guaranteed a wonderful experience in all"
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    "All cottages have amazing views. There is one "family" cottage with two bedrooms, which was nice..."
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    "Katara is slightly spread out. You may consider a cottage closer to the lodge if you are tired of walking..."
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