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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute drive”(8 reviews)
“excellent food”(8 reviews)
“roof terrace”(2 reviews)
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All reviewsminute driveexcellent foodroof terracethe riverbumpy roadonly thing missingmosquito netbreakfast and dinnernational parkroom numberbeautiful spotsolar electricitytoilet and showersafari tentstayed here for nightsset menua wonderful stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here during our Uganda road-trip for a few nights and it was truly amazing! Murchison Falls NP is stunning, and this lodge is in the perfect location for any visitor to the park. The food/menu is unique, beautiful rooms/concept and...More

Thank parci36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Hotel's Safari tents. it was not the first time in a safari tent and it was the smallest one. Also it was extremely hot in the tent even though the outside was pretty cool. The hotel itself is really beautiful, the...More

Thank ozyeshurun
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Went here as the far superior Red Chili site was fully booked. This place was near enough to the safari park so was good for going on safari but it's let down by the food costs etc. Very expensive by Ugandan standards. I went on...More

Thank Fordy2014
Response from rubenVDH, Owner at Fort MurchisonResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Fordy Thank you very much for your feedback. We do appreciate clients' comments but have to admit, we somehow feel confused as this rather seems like a promotion stunt for Red Chili (where you stayed 2 years ago) in stead of a balanced review...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed two nights and loved the location and room size. We knew in advance this was an eco lodge and were ok with electricity to only be on in the evenings from 630pm but is it really necessary for the fan to automatically switch off...More

Thank ausdene
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Fort Murchison is designed to look like the forts of Emin Pasha etc. Its a cool concept, and the location, on the edge of the Nile, is great. However, the place is not well run. The electricity is only switched on from 6pm (more like...More

Thank kitty941
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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USD 58 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 58 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hilton B
4 January 2017|
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Response from ksafaris | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response, gate fares you will use Tangi Gate on the Arua road, and each 24hours is $40 per person and it would be better to either hire a car from Kampala or when you reach Fort Murchison lodge there are... More
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jtorti7
28 August 2015|
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Response from Ruben V | Property representative |
Park fees are valid for 24 hours. It does not matter how many times a day you enter. So if you enter today 18.00 you have up to tomorrow 18.00. We are indeed outside the park so you might save park fees depending on your... More
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"Apparently, upstairs rooms were hotter."
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