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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the cottages”(20 reviews)
“roll top bath”(6 reviews)
“mosquito net”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was one of 9 hotels we stayed at on our Uganda trip. One of the best lodges. We were the only people there but felt welcome and the view was incredible. Great reception and dining areas. Pool was also lovely (although we only managed...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This Lodge has luxury tents overlooking the savannah. Ours had a bath and a plentiful supply of running hot water to fill it! The bed was comfortable and the pillows soft. The communal area has wi fi and comfortable chairs. We enjoyed the food here....More

Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My brother and I traveled from California to do the Gorilla trek organized by Gorillas and Wildlife Safari. Day 3 of the trip included the boat tour of the Kazinga channel and a game drive. We chose Katara because we liked the idea of it...More

Thank Jeorge T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

After living in the region for 5 months, I was very surprised to encounter the Katara lodge: the degree of luxury, detail and service is truly uncommon in the region and of a very, very high level. Almost everything pops out: quality of the rooms,...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It took us hours to reach here from the central city. We were exhausted but was delighted when we arrived. We stayed for 2 nights to go on chimpanzee trekking. We were welcomed by a really friendly and lovely staff, Nicholas was very nice to...More

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Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and the nice words you have for the different aspects of the lodge, in particular our staff. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you also for making some...More

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US$375 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Susie C
20 March 2018|
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Response from Katara | Property representative |
As the lodge runs mainly on lolar power, the loads in the cottages are limited to 600W, enough for charging gadgets and powering light. If you connect a hairdryer (which generally draw around 2000W), it will trigger a... More
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Katherine D
22 June 2015|
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Yes, those are provided by the lodge.
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maggieminn
3 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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"Long walks with steps to each room, so ask for a room closer to the main area"
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"If steps are an issue, let them know so they can place you closer to the dining area."
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"All rooms are equally perfect: all have the same amazing view across QE park"
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"All cottages have an unobstructed view."
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