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Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
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Silverback Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I stayed here 1 night after hiking from the other side of Bwindi. We prefer to stay in the more remote places, but it's nice to stay at a lodge every so often to recharge the batteries a bit. This is a very nice lodge. The setting is great, the rooms are comfortable, the hot shower was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Here you are in the rainforest with mountains all around. Lovely cottage rooms and comfortable lounge and dining area. Beautiful rustic wooden décor and furniture. And you get to see the most endearing and awe inspiring primates! Really good food and friendly staff.

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Fancy a great view of Bwindi this is the place to be. Great spot to launch gorilla tracking adventures . prices are quite steep and there was no food on the evening I was there. Transportation has to be pre arranged due to location but not a hustle if you have private means. Great crowd on the day minding there... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night before our trekking day. Staff were incredibly considerate and helpful, including helping us arrange our future travel accommodation. The views are incredible, don't miss sunset! We were here as part of an organised tour and our meals were included: the chef was v good and portions generous.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I recently returned from my first trip to Uganda and as part of a gorilla trekking tour, I had the good fortune to stay at the Silverback Lodge. The staff were all so friendly and helpful. I must give an especially big thank you to Godfrey, the lodge manager, for taking such good care of me! Godfrey even accompanied me... More 

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Austin, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Goal was Gorilla trek. This was a beautiful place to stage out of. Very nice staff, good food, very small and cozy. Good hot water was so welcome. Small rooms but more than enough since a hot shower and bed after 7 hours of trekking was all we wanted. The lodge looks over the mountainside, beautiful morning and night.

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Turin, Italy
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25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went at Silverback in August, and we got the very last room of the row. The feeling at arrival is quite good, we got good welcome feeling really welcome. Rooms not very big, some difficulty to walk around the bed, and to find place for baggages, but clean and quite functional. good double bathroom, (toilet and shower separated) good... More 

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Baal, Brabant, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

if paradise exist, it will be in Bwindi in the silverback lodge. a mega view on the misty mountains. a verry attentive staff and nice food. although the electricity is not common you have all you need for a luxury stay.

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Las Vegas
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70 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights. Out of the way and remote, but they have good food and the staff are very friendly. Takes about 3 hours to get to on a very dusty road. Views of the Bwindi park/forest are spectacular.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The lodgings were wonderful. Take the Buhoma community walk while there and support the women's collective. The food was great and staff friendly and helpful. Wifi somewhat unpredictable. Best showers in Uganda :-). The perfect place from which to track gorillas.

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Address: Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Silverback Lodge Uganda/Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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