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Byoona Amagara

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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“deluxe geodome”(28 reviews)
“open air”(10 reviews)
“dugout canoe”(14 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had the best 2 nights' sleep on the trip here, through Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda & DRC! Stayed in a Deluxe Geodome with "ensuite" toilets and showers... not recommended if you're squeamish about creepy crawlies... had a huge spider in the smallish bathroom watching me jump...More

Thank NikolosSG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 45 days traveling around Uganda and the days spent in Bunyonyi are one of my best memories. The lake is soooo beautiful and relaxing. It is incredible worth. And Byoona Amagara has been the best hotel of my entire trip. The place is...More

Thank mfre
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Byoona Amagara is a really chill eco-lodge on the small island of Itambira in lake Bunyonyi. You can park your vehicle (for free) in Rutinda and take a free motor boat or canoe to the island. Call ahead to let the know you plan to...More

Thank boston-tech-guy
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This stunning, community run social enterprise eco lodge was my first proper stop off in Uganda. The setting was idyllic, the food was delicious (very veggie/vegan friendly) and the staff were so lovely and friendly. Doing great things in the community as well as running...More

Thank Leah N
Reviewed 9 January 2018

You would be missing out if you went to Uganda and didn't stay here! The best accomidations and property on the lake. The staff is friendly, hilarious and amazing, the menu is FANTASTIC will really good prices. The rooms are the best part, the delux...More

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Satyin T
7 June 2017|
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Response from Chloe L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take bookings. Just have to call the number on their website. Enjoy your stay!
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Carey A
20 October 2016|
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Response from JPB_36 | Reviewed this property |
The locks are only for the cubbies. The front desk can provide these. The domes themselves have no doors (or front wall), so you can't lock it.
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Anam H
19 August 2016|
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Response from Saurabh R | Reviewed this property |
Hey! You can take a bus to Kabale. From there take a taxi or boda boda to the lake...byoona amagara has its boats near the market there, anyone can tell you. Not too hard. Its about 5min by boda boda from Kabale main... More
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"Very room has a great view but the deluxe are certainly deluxe"
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"Our deluxe geodome had stunning views of the lake"
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"Stay in one of the geodomes!"
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