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Mahogany Springs

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Kanungu, Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 17, Uganda
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Mahogany Springs
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Of the several lodges we stayed at in Uganda, we all agreed this was one of the best. The lodge itself has very few rooms so the level of service is well above and beyond what we expected. The staff was very friendly and met and exceeded all our requests. The food was very good and served in a way... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Carl, Thank you so much for your extremely complimentary review. We really enjoyed hosting you at the lodge. If you ever plan to come back please drop us a line. Thanks Barrie More 

Paris, France
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose this lodge in Bwindi because of good reviews on TripAdvisor and also due to good reviews from other sources. For this reason, we were expecting a great place. However, the disappointment was great. The location was OK, the attendants were helpful and the building was pretty decent. But the decor was really cheesy and the... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

This review is currently under investigation and unsubstantiated. There is no proof that client became ill due to the food at the lodge. No one else at the lodge became ill and there has never been an accusation of food poisoning. The complaint was received after clients returned from travelling. There is absolutely NO proof this infection was contracted at... More 

Biggar, Scotland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in early July. Everything was perfect...the staff are lovely, friendly and very helpful. The accommodation was delightful...even a 'bush-baby (hot bottle) in the bed! The food (I had my best steak ever)was delicious and what fine choices! The setting is wonderful and the locals seemed genuinely pleased that we wanted to... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Hi Tumshie, Wow what a review!! Thank you so much for taking the time to post this. The chef is absolutely ecstatic with your comments about his Steak! All the staff say hi and hope to see you again. Thanks Barrie More 

Kampala, Uganda
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where the world meets the wild. You will never forget the staffs smiling , the hot water bottles, the cuisine the attention to details, the neatness, the bush break fast and bush dinners. Oooohh it's just waaaaw!!! It's worth spending. Not forgetting the unexpected visitors the Rushegura Group. Lovely this is.

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Thir, Your review is just WAAAW :-). Thank you so much and it is great to hear that you truly had a memorable stay. We hope to see you again one day. Barrie More 

Botswana
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mahogany Springs is situated centrally in the village of Buhoma. The cottages are simply but attractively furnished and the views of the great mahogany tree and of the mountains in front are wonderful. The gardens are attractive and attract quite a few interesting birds so time sitting on the veranda birding is never wasted! The best part about the lodge... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Liquid, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the birdlife at the lodge. Buhoma is a bird watchers dream and we receive many bird watching groups throughout the year. Your comments about seeing the other lodges and then choosing Mahogany Springs are really delightful for us.... More 

Entebbe, Uganda
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mahogany Springs is a very well set out hotel with a a beautiful scenery overlooking River Muyanga, the rooms are spacious and well laid out. The staff are very friendly. The food was freshly cooked and very delicious. Our two nights there which included Gorilla tracking was memorable and will remain so for a long time into the future. For... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you so much for your highly complimentary review. It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay and overall experience. We hope that one day you have the opportunity to come back, we will be waiting.... Thanks Barrie More 

edinburgh
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A pretty good lodge...but not high end when compared to Clouds, even though price isn't hugely cheaper. What Mahogany has is proximity to Buhoma. There are gorilla groups on your doorstep. We visited a group over an hours drive away...but then were hugely fortunate that our trek was 15minutes!! Though we did thern follow the group for a brilliant hour... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Eddi, Thank you for posting your review. We were disappointed that this review is not to our usual high standards. We have addressed the areas you have mentioned and ensured they are running at the Mahogany Springs usual high levels. We are sorry if this was not the case during your stay. The lodge has been open 5 years... More 

Kampala, Uganda
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited Mahogany Springs this month with a couple of friends and wow.. it was a great experience. The cottages are spacious with hot water, the sound of the flowing stream water and the friendly staff; Barrie was always updating us about our trip. Martin was on-time to pick us from the Kihihi airstrip and Manager Jotham waiting for us... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Raymond, Thank you so much for your review it is simply AMAZING! Sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. Do let us know if you ever wish to come back. Thanks Barrie. More 

Philadelphia PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I might run out of superlatives before I finish this review. My wife and I stayed here for three nights as part of a gorilla trekking/Batwa visiting experience. Every moment of the visit, both on the treks and at the lodge, was right up there with our all-time great life adventures. Each cottage affords utter privacy. Had we done nothing... More 

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MahoganySprings, General Manager at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Dear Speedy, What an amazing review!! We are so happy that you did not run out of superlatives ;-). Thank you so much for taking the time to post this. The staff really appreciated your comments and all of them say HI. We really do hope that you come back one day and we will be waiting. Thanks Barrie More 

bedford
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this lodge for 2 nights for gorilla trekking , it was such a lovely stay , the staff cannot do enough for you and the food is amazing . i highly recommend staying here if in Bwindi, we will be back. We also visited the local primary school when we were there, it was... More 

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MahoganySprings, Owner at Mahogany Springs, responded to this review

Hi Sophie, Thank you for outstanding review. It is lovely that you took the time to visit the primary school and assist with donations. All the staff say hi and Emily are Masseuse was so pleased to hear your extremely complimentary comments. You have already been in touch about coming back so that's great and we can't wait! Barrie More 

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