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Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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        • Excellent47%
        • Very good31%
        • Average16%
        • Poor5%
        • Terrible1%
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        1 - 5 of 175 reviews

        Reviewed 5 days ago

        Stayed with a team of 12 this May. As leader I wanted to find a more economical location than the other resorts. Sambiya was a wonderful find. This was our 6th trip to the park and I think we have found the best location. Debbie...More

        Thank Dale R
        Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

        The Sambiya River Lodge is the place to go if you want to visit Murchison Falls. I went there with my wife for two nights. 1st: Debbie, the owner, is really sweet. 2nd: Tony, the cook, is excellent! He makes the best cucumber soup ever;...More

        Thank Rudy J
        Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

        Rudy J, Thank you so very much for your 5-star review! We are indeed so blessed to have Tony with us - he is one of the best cooks in the area. We are just thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and we...More

        Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

        Sambiya lodge is a wonderfull place. The hostess and staff are very nice and helpful. After a beautiful day in the murchinsonfall park, the pool is really refreshing! It is a good place to chill a couple of days.

        Thank Claratenhave
        Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

        Claratenhave, Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We do hope you will return soon!

        Reviewed 19 March 2017

        Location is fantastic for being 15m drive from top of Murchison Falls. We booked this lodge directly with their Kampala office with better rate. Charlotte was super helpful by answering all our queries with all fees we should expect visiting the national park. She arranged...More

        1  Thank cstuff_112
        Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

        cstuff_112, thank you so much for your fantastic review and your suggestions for other visitors! It sounds like you took full advantage of all we have to offer and had wonderful trip. We do hope you will visit again soon. Cheers!

        Reviewed 19 March 2017

        The Sambiya River Lodge was a nice experience. The area is invaded by Cape Buffalos every evening, which is amazing. Sitting by the open firepit in the darkness and all of a sudden witness a cape Buffalo (the surrounding area is lit by strong lights)...More

        Thank Ludwig K
        Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

        Ludwig K, thank you for your review! We love all our resident animals that come to visit throughout the day and night - it is what makes us proud of the eco-friendly mission we live by. We are sorry that you were disappointed by some...More

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        Amenities
        • Top amenities
        • Pool
        • Free Parking
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Laundry Service
        • Breakfast Available
        • Things to do
        • Pool
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
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        • Price range
        • US$93 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Room types
        • Family Rooms ,
        • Non-Smoking Rooms
        • Number of rooms
        • 40
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        • Uganda >
        • Western Region >
        • Murchison Falls National Park
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        • Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
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        wasolosnipes
        What are the rates per night for adult citizens/residents?
        22 March 2017|
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        Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
        Hello, it's always best to email or call our main office for most up-to-date prices and possible sales, but at this time: Cottage Rates in US$ - Residents FB Double/Twin sharing US$114pp Single... More
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        Rebecca H
        Do we need to book a game tour before we arrive, or can we book that when we arrive? We are hoping to arrive Sunday afternoon. Thank you
        25 March 2016|
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        Response from The Great Trekk... S |
        Hi Rebecca it's very possible you can book for a game tour when you arrive and for more tailor and affordable safaris you can contact us info@greattrekkers.ug
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        "Owner is American and knows how to run the place well"
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        "Ask for Cottage 14 though they are all good. This is located near the dining hall and has the best view we..."
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        "The cottages are lovely"
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        "each cottage has a great view and a fair bit of privacy...location depends on how far you want to walk to the..."
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