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Sambiya River Lodge

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Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

After coming back from a trip in Uganda, I thought back to the few places I had stayed. Sambiya River Lodge was by far my favourite, with incredible food and service. A massive thanks to Charles and Julius in particular for their services. The room...More

Thank touristkid123
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 27 October 2015

touristkid123, we are thrilled that we left such lasting memories from your visit to Uganda. We will be sure to pass along your thanks to Charles and Julius! They will be honored to hear it. Karibu!

Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Myself and 26 others stayed in Sambiya recently. We were met by a friendly, warm welcoming and safe atmosphere. We received amazing food and great service. I would thoroughly recommend staying here for a truly authentic, safari trip.

Thank Leafyx
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 27 October 2015

Leafyx, we are so glad that you had a great visit with us. Please come back again soon! Karibu!

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel was not worth the 155 USD (full board) we paid for the room. In fact, the hotel was almost empty for the one night we stayed (weekend). Staff was ready to help, but for some, not particularly "awake". If you wish to stay...More

Thank PierreTrip
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 30 July 2015

PierreTrip, we are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay as much as others have. We often get feedback that our prices are reasonable compared to the service/pricing at other lodges in the area. Certainly, we are a little further away from the North...More

Reviewed 23 June 2015

We were met by the very friendly staff of this hotel and given the best care and attention. The hotel is beautifully designed in a traditional circular style with tasteful black and white décor. It is peaceful and serene. As the sun was setting a...More

Thank Kay A
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 30 June 2015

Kay A, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you will be returning for a visit in Uganda. We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed 23 June 2015

The Sambiya River Lodge is a beautifully designed hotel situated in a large, peaceful tropical garden. We were greeted by the extremely friendly staff who then tendered to us with great care right down to accompanying us to our banda, after dinner so the water...More

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Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 30 June 2015

995kay, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again in November! Karibu!

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$117 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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wasolosnipes
22 March 2017|
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Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
Hello, it's always best to email or call our main office for most up-to-date prices and possible sales, but at this time: Cottage Rates in US$ - Residents FB Double/Twin sharing US$114pp Single... More
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Rebecca H
26 March 2016|
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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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"Located right in the heart of nature, our rooms overlooked a water body where the animals used to come to..."
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"make sure your cottage has a view os the valley"
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"rooms facing the river have better view"
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"All the bandas are ok"
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