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Ankara, Turkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is what really makes this place special. Set right on the lake, the sunsets and views are spectacular. The tent cabins were fine, comfortable bed, good mosquito netting. Food was good value and rather tasty, a little bland at times. The only thing that was a bit annoying in 2016 is the lack of decent wifi.

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Corinne, thank you very much for your review. It's good to read that you have enjoyed your stay. Concerning the WiFi, we've invested in another system and it's working much better. kind regards, Rose Marie

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful two night stay, before and after gorilla trekking. Only water edge location at the lake. Great view of the magical lake. Canoe/pontoon trips were tantalizing but we did not take them. Comfortable accommodations with individual cabins. Good service. Owner/manager living on site.

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Bill and so good to know that you have enjoyed your stay at Mutanda Lake Resort. kind regards, Rose Marie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value for money with stunning room views over the volcanoes and Mutanda lake. The lodge is built on a peninsula, surrounded by water which makes it quite unique. Rooms are simple, food is good though we wish we had more crayfish (even at extra cost), staff and management really friendly and very helpful. We will definitely go back.

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for nominating us as the best spot in Uganda. Please come back soon and enjoy more of it. best regards, Rose Marie

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel location is what makes it amazing. It is very quiet and serene however it is a bit in the middle of nowhere so better book for activities first and decide on the location where to stay afterwards. The hotel staff was nice however the room was not fully ready when we arrived and i am not sure we...

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christelle, we are indeed in the middle of nowhere, but that is also what makes our place special and serene. For majority of our guests it's not a problem at all, as the views on your way to the gorillas in the sunrise are stunning. I can imagine though that others prefer to opt for a more nearby lodge....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here after the gorilla treks and appreciate the peaceful relaxation the resort and lake offered. Each cabin or tent is lake-front with unbelievable views. The wildlife include otters and weaver-birds, with nests in front of the cabins. The cabins have floor-to-ceiling glass doors and windows to gaze at lake and mountains from your bed. A small veranda with...

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing how you have experienced Mutanda Lake Resort with other travelers. From the details you are mentioning I can tell that you have connected with this magic place. kind regards, Rose Marie

Sausalito, California
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My experience at Mutanda Lake Resort exceeded my expectations. This place has the most gorgeous views on the planet, the lake shimmering with the Virguna Mountains in the background, so stunning. The rooms are simple tents glamped up and very cozy. The Staff was wonderful and so was the food! I suggest staying a minimum of 3 nights, especially nice...

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, apologies for my delayed reply on your review, but I hadn't forgotten you and the ladies joining you. Thank you so much for your positive review and appreciation. "your" mask is still there. we can see how we can go about it over the email, I think you have my address. Try to find out from DHL how...

Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Was great to get there from QENP took us 8 hours to do 200km and the resort is in the middle of nothing. Is so pretty the staff is very friendly and helpful, my wife was pregnant and they took her the dinner to the room because she was finished with the trip. Takes 1 hour to get to the...

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Colaco, Thank you so much for your review and to read that you have enjoyed your stay at Mutanda Lake Resort. Sorry to hear that your friends heard some noisy people leaving early in the morning. we will make more effort to avoid this in the future. All the best for your wife and the bay and best regards...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent location to start your gorilla trekking (check the starting point of your trekking!). Beautifull individual lodges. Good food, wonderfull staff. The trip along Lake Mutanda is breathtaking! I would recommend it above lodges closer to the starting point of the gorilla trekking

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed at Mutanda 2 nights. Very nice low key cottages/tents. Cottages are close together so you do hear your neighbors but thankfully everyone goes to bed early! Rooms are somewhat clean but could use a bit more attention to detail. The mosquito nets are covered in the cottage roof pieces - which I thought was bugs at first! Power is...

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rose marie h, General Manager at Mutanda Lake Resort, responded to this review

Didn't know we had been hosting Miss New York, otherwise the red carpet would have been waiting for you! :-) Thank you for expressing your appreciation for Mutanda Lake Resort. Miss New York, despite the fact that in this remote area there's no electricity. Rose Marie

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nothing fancy, but great food and conveniently located to get to the Kisoro starting point for gorilla trekking. The sundowner boat cruise was really cool, too. Do take them up on their offer to clean your boots after your trek, you will not regret it. Thanks for an excellent stay!

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Thank you so much Josh, for sharing your satisfaction with our lodge on Tripadvisor with other travelers.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mutanda Lake Resort is perched on private peninsula with stunning views on the Virunga Mountain Range.Situated between Kisoro town, Mgahinga and Bwindi National Parks the Resort makes a perfect base for gorilla trackers, volcano hikers,bird lovers as well as those looking for a secluded place in nature. Water recreation possibilities are plenty, like swimming, canoeing or a sunset boat cruise. Accommodation is in semi-tented cottages,built on an elevated wooden platform, each with private veranda and en-suite bathroom. ... more   less 

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Address: Mutanda Road, Kisoro, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Kisoro
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms 9 and 10 have great clear views”
 of 5 bubbles WN-Ug, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All views are amazing, but to the south you see the Virunga mountains, stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles mawe733, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the Eastern wing”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 1 which was nice. The opposite side has views of the 3 volcanoes in the distance which is stunning, so ask for that.”
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 of 5 bubbles jazemaster, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“They're bungalow tents, all located with view over the lake, so doesn't really matter”
 of 5 bubbles Jeroenodk, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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