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We were thrilled with Katara Lodge from the minute we arrived. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming, cold towels and mango juice on arrival were most welcome and our room was simply delightful with wonderful views across Queen Elizabeth National Park. The food was...More
We traveled here after staying at Mahogany Springs. We were welcomed by super friendly staff and taken to their warm and cosy main building where we enjoyed a drink and some nuts before being shown our room.
The rooms were spacious and homely and we...More
Katara Lodge has a spectacular view looking down on Queen Elizabeth Park and is set in a beautiful garden. The accommodation is in cottages located down a large number of steps. They are very spacious and have wonderful views of the park with a small...More
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 20 January 2014
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We fully admit that a few mishaps occurred during your stay, and we sincerely apologize for that. Specifically, while the solar system generally works well, providing even warm (though not piping hot) water during...More
The hotel is really nice. The rooms are beautiful and looks like you are in a nice resort; however, the location is far away from the park about 40-50 min). If you like changes then this hotel is good for you, otherwise, try to stay...More
Service was terrible and slow. The location was beautiful but very far(about an hour from the park) away. The food was nice but the packed lunch was very basic and the staff's attitude was very off putting. It felt at times as if they honestly...More
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USD 371 - USD 380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Good evening - elephants are a fairly regular sight. As you can see on our pictures, the lodge/cottages are on top of an escarpment, if you descent, there is about 100m of farmland before the park starts. So it is not up... More
Good evening - elephants are a fairly regular sight. As you can see on our pictures, the lodge/cottages are on top of an escarpment, if you descent, there is about 100m of farmland before the park starts. So it is not up close - but otherwise yes, the elephants put in regular appearances. At times daily, at times 2 weeks go by without seeing them.
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"All rooms are equally perfect: all have the same amazing view across QE park"