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Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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Paraa Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very comfortable lodge in Murchison Falls NP. Access by ferry with limited space. Need to book if in own 4x4. Only runs every 2 hours during daylight. Nice view across the countryside. Buffet style food but plenty of choice and good. Caters for large parties. Has Wi-Fi (which I hate to see at camps/parks as they should be peaceful and... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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56 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to stay as well as convenient to take a boat ride to Murchison Falls. I certainly didn't expect a lovely pool and swim up bar overlooking the Nile River. Our room was nicely situated with a partial view of the freeform pool and the hotel staff chasing away the baboons who were trying to visit... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on a mission trip to Uganda with One City Ministries. We ended our journey by staying at this beautiful and magical lodge. When I first walked in I was greeted with overwhelming hospitality. The ride was hot and dusty. We were given cold soothing rags to wipe down while we waited to be checked in along with a... More

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Think of great location for lodges. Paraa Lodge near Murchison Falls, Uganda is absolutely the best location for game viewing, etc. Reviewing the 14 day itinerary design by Gorilla Trek Africa , I questioned this particular lodge. After my stay there, I could see why this lodge was chosen. It had everything, plus game viewing very close to the lodge.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way through Uganda we slept here for two nights. You cannot ask for more!. The rooms are excellent and the food outstanding! It is situated in the Murchison Falls National Park which is at the moment one of the best parks I have been to. Lots of animals, lovey bush area. I believe the Total petroleum company of... More

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Great Abaco Island
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lodge is located on a hill overlooking the Nile - it has a lovely pool and the breakfast and buffet dinner were excellent. The bedrooms are beginning to show their age and need refreshing but the staff were very helpful and courteous. The boat trip to Murchison Falls itself launches just down the hill from the Lodge and is... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Paraa Safari Lodge, but it was not in anyway luxurious compared to other places we stayed in Uganda. The room was comfortable, and had A/C which I was very happy for. At breakfast I heard others complaining they did have a/c or theirs did not work, and they slept poorly. The beds were comfortable,... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Beautiful location Witinin the safari with an amazing view. Rooms are wonderful, clean and had amazing view. breakfast and room service menu is good. Only thing I feel their lunch menu didnot have any variety which dissaponted me. Anyways overall everything was good. Best swimming pool with good variety of cocktail and never the Less a killing view.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great trip with large family group and short notice booking. After 'Murchison River Lodge' totally blundered our booking, we called Paraa and crossed the river. Good food, nice staff, beautiful pool, all happy.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Paara lodge had the best food of the entire 2.5 week holiday in Uganda. Every evening was a great mix of Western, Ugandan and Indian food - a great selection for everyone! The waiting staff were excellent, the food was exquisite, though the front desk staff were average at best. We had an issue when we first arrived as the... More

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Address: Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Paraa Safari Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
Paraa Safari Lodge Uganda/Murchison Falls National Park

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Established in 1954, Paraa Safari Lodge is located in northwest Uganda in Murchison Falls National Park overlooking one of nature's best kept secrets, the River Nile. Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the rooms is a haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and private bathroom. The safari decor of the lodges still reflects the bygone era of early explorers, enshrined with a modern touch. The luxurious pool overlooks the winding River Nile below, which was the setting for the classic Hollywood move, The African Queen". ... more   less 
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