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Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort

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Bunyonyi Road, Kitumba, Kabale, Uganda
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Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bird nest over Seas lodges which is just 2 minutes boat ride from the hotel. And a dedicated driver is always available to take you between the hotel to the lodges. There is also a bar area close to the lodges. So you don't need to feel cut of. The food in the restaurant is very... More 

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Thank Linus O
pablo t, Owner at Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, responded to this review

Dear Linus, we appreciate your positive review especially because Overseas is a new set-up which deserve some extra attention. Hope to host you again some day ! Pablo MD More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This lodge is located perched on a small hill overlooking a small picturesque bay of the lake. Rooms overlook the lake. Eating options are delicious prepared. The Wi-Fi is only available in the lobby, but maybe that's a good thing to unwind.

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Thank WouterAmstel
pablo t, Owner at Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wouter, we are happy with your positive review and at the same time motivated to continue our efforts to keep on improving the standards. Thanks - Pablo MD More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

If you want to visit lake Bunyonyi, or even for the famous gorilla trek, this is the place to stay! Absolutely beautiful setting, friendly staff and great food. When we were there, we didn't stay in the main building but 5min. by boat in romantic cottages. Really great if you want to enjoy romance... , but not so practical if... More 

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Thank JJCP
pablo t, Owner at Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, responded to this review

Dear JJCP, we appreciate your positive review. If people want to do gorilla tracking it is indeed more practical to stay in the main lodge for the night. We will surely communicate that in our future announcements. All the best ! Pablo MD More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We visited here from Mbarara for the weekend. The view was fabulous. The rooms were delightful. Sitting on the balcony and looking out on the lake was great. It is expensive by Ugandan standards but it was well worth it.

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Thank Ti J
pablo t, Owner at Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ti J, thanks for your positive response. We are indeed a little bit more expensive than other places at the lake but the standards are also not comparable. Thanks for staying and appreciating. Pablo MD More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Really loved this hotel. We were expecting a nice place from the reviews and website but it really exceeded our expectations. The hotel is right on the lake with stunning views everywhere you look, and is designed in a very natural way so as to fit in with the setting. The rooms are beautiful and are set up to make... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We spent 3 lovely nights here.The rooms face the lake with generous balconies. They are very comforable. The food was good and service excellent. Harriet deserves a special mention. Restaurant is open throughout the day. Various excusions are available. We took a 3 hour boat ride around the lake from the hotel which was fabulous. Wifi in lobby/restaurant area was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I spent a night here recently with colleagues on our way to Bwindi. It's a beautiful setting with a great, warm welcome and the most comfortable beds. The entire team voted it one of the best places we'd stayed. All slept so well, waking to the bird song. Would definitely recommend.

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Ottenstein, Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Im November 2015 haben wir zwei Nachmittage und Abende in Restaurant und Terrasse des Bird Nest am Lake Bunyonyi verbracht. Wir haben den perfekten Service, das hervorragende Essen und die warme, familiäre Atmosphäre sehr genossen. Happy and Edison, you made a fantastic job! Be sure that we´ll come back for accommodation next time in Birdnest Overseas! Warm greetings from Marina... More 

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Jasper, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I and our two friends had a very enjoyable two day stay at the Birdnest. The views of the lake and surrounding area from the deck and from our rooms was stunning. The service was second to none that we had experienced in similarly priced hotels in Uganda. Super friendly staff and the owner was very helpful... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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140 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed one night at Birdnest. The manager and the staff were very friendly and accomodating but due to the extremely infriendly owner who was hanging around in the common room all the time and who was doing his best to ignore us, we didnnot enjoy our stay there. The place as such would not be bad, the food... More 

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pablo t, Owner at Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, we appreciate your comments and review. We think however that this medium is supposed to review the hotel and the services, and not the owner. He probably had some challenges or disturbances which of course should not be an excuse. You give us a bad review, and at the same time you say that you like the hotel,... More 

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