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P.O.Box 22, Rubiriizi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nabq Bay, Egypt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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glasgow
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Very friendly staff, including updates on the English football results from the waiter at dinner! Beautiful views, swimming pool,pretty gardens. Food excellent. Approach road was bad, but once in the grounds of the lodge, it was like a different world.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

What potential this hotel has, an amazing panoramic view of the great rift valley with picturesque little cottages,being a solo traveller I can only offer a view on my accomodation which was compact and comfotable and the shower gave almost instant hot water. With its beautiful gardens and friendly willing staff it is an ideal starting point for game drives,... More

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Suffolk UK
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is a reasonably large complex of individual lodges built high on a hillside about the vast plains below. The accommodation varies enormously, from very small one room units to large family buildings with several bedroom. We were lucky enough to be allocated a very large family lodge with two floors and veranda overlooking the plains below. I was excellent... More

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Kampala
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The atmosphere was refreshing and enchanting with a historical feel. It could have been the flowers and shrubbery, the tiny cottages tucked together, the awesome view of the hills and the stone paned rooms and decor. The attic bunks added a child like and yet romantic feel to the rooms, adding mischief and adventure to the rooms. It was amazing... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Stayed at the lodge for a night...the bathrooms are spacious and the view from the lodge is breathtaking. Everything was top notch, with beautiful rooms. Problem is their breakfast can only be served up to 9:30 am which is a little early in my view. The night I stayed the food was too salty, saw cant say anymore...maybe would have... More

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Additional Information about Kingfisher Lodge Kichwamba

Address: P.O.Box 22, Rubiriizi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Lodge Kichwamba Uganda/Queen Elizabeth National Park

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