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Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

it was first time traveling in Uganda , so i didn't have any expectation ... Arriving in Murchison was surprisingly very positiv. The reception even didn't ask for our vouchers , we were the only guests :-)) . They just were waiting for 3 tourist...More

Thank bezse
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

bezse, thank you for your review! We are glad that we helped exceed your expectations of Uganda! Glad you got to meet our owner! She always makes a visit more enjoyable. Please visit again soon. Karibu!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were traveling in Uganda for 2 weeks with a hired 4 x 4 car and slept in 11 different accommodations. The Sambia River lodge had the most real Africa feel to it. in a beautiful setting mids the beautiful Murchinson park in a thick...More

1  Thank vanourkova
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

vanourkova, we so appreciate your review! You certainly are an expert considering all your travels and what an honor to receive such a glowing review! We strive to offer "the real Africa" and keep our guests connected to the nature around them so we are...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

7 of us stayed here for three nights. The accommodation is as you would expect for a safari lodge in Uganda, having read some of the negative reviews on here, they clearly are from people that do not understand Safari, safari lodges or life in...More

1  Thank Nomatesme
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

Nomatesme, thank you so much for your review! We are glad you had a wonderful visit. Yes, you are correct about the menu and prices. Thank you for understanding and hopefully your enjoyable trip made it worth it! We hope you are able to visit...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

I travel with a large group (10 or more) and have frequently stayed at Sambiya Lodge. They are always so helpful from making our reservations, a friendly reception, clean rooms with hot showers, delicious meals and helpful tips for activities in the area. In December...More

Thank Stacy-NHM-Pajule
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 27 March 2017

Stacy-NHM-Pajule, thank you so much for visiting us often and for planing to visit again. THIS is what we strive and hope for! See you soon. Karibu!

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Do you want a truly African feel when you are staying in Murchison Falls National Park? Debbie Malik and her crew of friendly and qualified staff are here to make your visit extra special. We arrived around 11:30 p.m. because of getting a little lost...More

2  Thank sbolducs
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 7 February 2017

sbolducs, thank you for your beautiful review! We so appreciate the time you took to write it, but better yet, we are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and extended your time with us. We do hope you visit again soon. Karibu!

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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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"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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