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Come for a relaxed stay with endless views at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park. We offer cozy cottages, tasty food and great service.
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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
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Full view
Getting there
Kasese Airport44 km
Kihihi Airport72 km
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All reviews the cottages wifi connection comfortable stay spent three nights an amazing view two night stay chimp tracking two nights wild animals enjoyed our stay kyambura gorge hot water valley safari wesley guide queen
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We spent three nights in “Weaver Bird” cottage, right on edge overlooking QENP. The view was incredible with an amazing sunset. We could often see elephants down in the valley. The cottage was basic, but very clean. The bed was surprisingly comfortable, and the bathroom...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jerone V
Reviewed 18 September 2018

As noted by others, the view and location are stunning.The current manager Wesley and all the rest of the staff are wonderful. I highly recommend the community walk with Wesley if you'd like to learn more about life in Uganda and the surrounding community. You'll...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank mgwyman
Response from Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari CottagesResponded 21 September 2018

Wonderful views and Welcoming staff ;-) Terrific energy you have pumped into us... thank you so much for seeing our neighbouring friend and community.. this is what makes us confident.. we are nothing without them seriously... Our kitchen team is also very glad to hear...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

It was the only property that we stayed at during the week we were in Uganda that the woman checking us in could not speak or understand English. The dinner we were served was Indiana Curry Chicken which was tasty but had 2 halves of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Cperoe
Response from Mamalandsafaris, Manager at Pumba Safari CottagesResponded 22 September 2018

Good evening from Uganda, Sorry that you encountered the worst place, we are really happy for the review we don't deserve! Warm regards.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We stayed at Pumba for two nights as a part of a trip to QENP and to trek for chimpanzees - it was basically my favorite place to stay in Uganda, the views from the terrace were stunning, watching elephants in the forest just below!...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank StineBL
Response from Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari CottagesResponded 22 September 2018

Hi Stine, Thanks for the top review... We really feel honoured to be Crowned the Champions of Lodgings during your stay in Uganda... I Agree with you our view over from above is truly super especially when the Jumbo mammals are just bellow you.. We...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I spent three nights at Pumba Safari Cottages this summer and loved my time there! The staff were all super friendly and accommodating, the food was delicious, and the cottages were large and comfortable. The chef even came and talked to us to learn how...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kari K
Response from Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari CottagesResponded 22 September 2018

Lovely reading from us here and the team... We are trying to judge your officiation about the stiff competition between "The combined X Vs The Views from Pumbas Den".. Tough competition my friend, The game will start again tomorrow and maybe the combined team of...More

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Response from musinguzihowardjapan | Reviewed this property |
much of the excellent lodges are in bushes.
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"Stay in a different hotel."
Cperoe
13 Sep. 2018
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"The cottages looking over the savannah, with the little terrace to sit, read, and rest... are perfect to..."
lluisimarta
22 Aug. 2017
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"Try to avoid the room at the back which has No view."
sarahm620
12 Aug. 2017
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"Ask for a cottage overlooking the valley... it seems like 3 of them do, but 1 doesn't."
scottrayburn
19 Mar. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 71 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Kyambura Safari Cottages
LOCATION
UgandaWestern RegionQueen Elizabeth National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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