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Kingfisher Lodge Kichwamba

P.O.Box 22, Rubiriizi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Kingfisher Lodge Kichwamba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Kingfisher for our first trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park and were very please with the experience. The views from practically anywhere in the lodge are breathtaking - overlooking QENP plains for as far as you can see. They can be especially enjoyed while relaxing in the pool. The room was ensuite and very... More 

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Denver, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views from this lodge just miles outside Queen Elizabeth National Park. We stayed two nights and loved the view from the main grounds and our private balcony. Dinner and breakfast were included. Breakfast somewhat limited in variety but wonderful dinner. The grotto style shower was wonderful and the room very unique. We had a small mix-up arranging for our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

View is great and rooms (with a view) are confy but... - service is incredibly slow especially with groups (we waited 2 hours for the food to come at every dinner. - hotel management is dishonest : price and conditions were negociated on the phone, hotel did not want to confirm by e-mail, prices finallly paid were signicantly more expensive... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lovely area, really beautiful views, lots of bird life to photograph. Pool ( lower pool not full while we were there). Rooms comfy but slightly less room to walk around bed, mosi net, food ok but not gluten aware. Staff were quite new but worked hard.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

i agree with all the other reviewers. This lodge is like something out of a fairy tale. The rooms are like nothing I have ever experienced before. I stayed here in November for two nights as part of a tour around Uganda. The food served in the restaurants was very good, nothing to write home about though. Friendly staff It... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This place is beautiful. We spent three days camping at Kingfisher Lodge. The food was good, the staff helpful when we realised we'd forgotten our sleeping bags!, and the location is perfect for entry to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We've been to many lodges in Uganda, but Kingfisher is one of the best we've tried. It's designed well, with nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The lodge is not too big, with just a few small bungalows but a big swimming pool and terrace with the most amazing view (definitely the best view I've gotten to see in my life so far) of the Queens Elisabeth's National Park, where we could observe wildlife (in our case- a familyoif elephants just walking by) while sipping cold... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Arriving at Kingfisher lodge was like arriving to a place from the Lord of the Rings! The lodge consists of small white houses and huts with wanding paths between them. I had my own round hut with a great balcony overlooking Queen Elisabeth National Park - the view was stunning! Apparently there are elephants grassing below the lodge, but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

An incredible lodge with amazing views. Staff are friendly and helpful, and accommodate your safari needs. Sit on your balcony and watch the elephants roam in Queen Elizabeth Park below you. The lodgings are spacious and private. The pool was very refreshing after the early morning safari.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms are small but comfortable and the water is piping hot. I was unlucky that the familly from hell were above my room so sleep was not great. The food consists of a very average buffet for dinner and an OK breakfast. The hotel over looks the rift valley, unfortunately they were burning... More 

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