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Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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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 11 June 2017

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

Reviewed 14 March 2017

it was first time traveling in Uganda , so i didn't have any expectation ... Arriving in Murchison was surprisingly very positiv. The reception even didn't ask for our vouchers , we were the only guests :-)) . They just were waiting for 3 tourist...More

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

bezse, thank you for your review! We are glad that we helped exceed your expectations of Uganda! Glad you got to meet our owner! She always makes a visit more enjoyable. Please visit again soon. Karibu!

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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Outdoor pool
Details
  • Price range
  • US$95 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 40
  • Reservation Options
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  • Location
  • Uganda >
  • Western Region >
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Also Known As
  • Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
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wasolosnipes
22 March 2017|
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Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
Hello, it's always best to email or call our main office for most up-to-date prices and possible sales, but at this time: Cottage Rates in US$ - Residents FB Double/Twin sharing US$114pp Single... More
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Rebecca H
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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