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Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
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  • Terrible1%
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1 - 5 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sambiya river lodge is in an excellent location. The top attraction of Murchinson, the top of the falls, is just 20 minutes away which means you can easily tag that on to other visits on the same day and be home by sunset. Coming from...More

Thank Uwe W
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Uwe W, we are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us! We appreciate your beautiful review and do hope you will be able to visit us again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, peaceful place, genuinely friendly management and staff who made us feel very welcome. We were only there for one night, but wished we could have stayed longer. Lovely food. Total contrast to the impersonal, aloof style at Paraa Safari Lodge. We thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Thank phamund
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

phamund, thank you so much for your fantastic review! We appreciate you offering insight to future guests and we do hope you will come back and visit us again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid $75 US per night to stay in the budget bandas with all meals included. My banda had three beds and a shower (which was luke warm... it was okay because I had a brutal sunburn). Their meals were absolutely incredible. We had tuna...More

Thank Sadie G
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Sadie G, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and our staff and food! We strive to make our guests' stay accommodating, enjoyable and that they always have a fantastic meal, so we are glad that we accomplished that with you. Please visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I simply loved it. Its located away from the bustle and hustle of all those tourist vans which gives it that wonderful serenity even for my big team of 18!!! The staff and Debbie the hostess, were amazing and friendly - i was impressed with...More

Thank CarolMissy
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 2 days ago

CarolMissy, thank you for your glowing review! We are glad that we could make your stay such a successful one and so glad you enjoyed your cottage AND the complimentary sewing kit. One never knows when some sewing on a peaceful patio will be needed....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in an ensuite cabin which was wonderful. Our students were able to stay in similar rooms which worked really well for our team. The staff was hospitable and helpful in every way. The food was incredible. With its location in...More

Thank Kelli B
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Kelli B, thank you so much for your gracious and wonderful review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our stay. Thank you for the compliments on the food - our chefs try so hard to please. We do hope you can visit us again...More

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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Details
  • Price range
  • USD 94 - USD 227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 40
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  • Location
  • Uganda >
  • Western Region >
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Also Known As
  • Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
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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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Response from The Great Trekk... S |
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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Room Tips
"We had one of the thatched ensuite cottages, and were very happy there."
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"budget bandas looked just as nice (on the outside anyways) as the other bandas, and if you have a group of 3..."
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"Owner is American and knows how to run the place well"
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"Ask for Cottage 14 though they are all good. This is located near the dining hall and has the best view we..."
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