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Murchison, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
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Murchison River Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kampala, Uganda
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in Murchison River lodge for 3 days with my family and friends and had a fantastic time. First of all, the place is gorgeous. The staff and camp manager are fantastic and welcomed us and take care of us perfectly ! It's perfectly located and there lots of space between each cottages, tent or in the campsite even... More

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Kampala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great economic family spot. It has everything needed to keep the family happy and busy. It is not in the park so you may escape park fees for a day yet close enough to the gate and the ferry so as not to require a long drive. The pool was clean and fun for the kids. The... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Murchison River Lodge with my sister for three days. First of all we had some issues with our car on the way to the lodge. We called the lodge and they not only offered solutions for us to get to the lodge but also went out of their way to track our progress and arranged some of... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Paraa, this magnificent resort offers you a great service in a spectacular location. Food is great, views are awesome and the accommodation is just spectacular, especially the cottages (but also the tents close to the river are great). The right place to relax

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Espoo, Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend good 24 hours here, after fleeing from Paraa logde because of horrible service. On arrival I was dissapointed to hear, that there's no power on tents, and no internet anywhere. Friendly staff got me back to good mode very fast, and enjoyed just watching to river Nile for hours while having couple cold beers as my electric equipment... More

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 3 weeks of a 'busman's holiday' we arrived at MRL! What an utter treat & real reward for all our work in Uganda. We loved our little cottage; the rustic meets trendy meets luxury was a wonderful mix. Great to know that the water was from their own borehole & the electricity was home generated too! We loved the... More

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Leiden
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the top places we stayed. Superbly (and remotely) situated, right along the Nile as it flows by, with sounds of croaking/barking hippo at night. It has a big main building close to the river, cottages (we could luckily stay in one all the five of us), and even a swimming pool! Staff is pleasant, food very... More

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Paris, France
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were warned that the route to Murchison was long and bumpy and it was much better than I expected - apart from the final 5k which was something special! Well worth the trip though - a beautiful lodge perched on the banks of the river, a beautifully designed outdoor restaurant/bar space. My children stayed in the cottage and we... More

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I travelled with my School and stayed at this place for 3 nights along with my fellow students and teachers. The view was outstanding as you could hear the hippos and other natural fauna wake up and fall asleep along the Nile. With the bar and restaurant serving some fantastic food during the whole three nights. Our tent was amazing,... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My husband and I chose Murchison River Lodge for its moderate price range and positive reviews and were very happy with our decision. We stayed in a cottage and some of our favorite time was spent on the back patio, which has couches a hammock for lounging. Everything runs on solar power, which means dim lighting, but the shower was... More

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

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