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Byoona Amagara

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Itambira Island | Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Uganda
Byoona Amagara
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It nice place to stay with budget option, I stayed with my friends for two nights in one of the Geodome Deluxe.The accommodation was nice and the food was delicious. The lodge staff were welcoming and helpful.I highly recommend staying at this lodge.

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful, serene environment. Good food at very reasonable prices. We stayed in one of the Deluxe Geodomes called Omuti which is a self contained Geodome with hot shower and I think this one has the best view of the lake. One of our friends stayed at the Wood Cabin which is also another good option if you are couples. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Byoona Amagara for 3 nights. I worked very closely Jason, the owner of the lodge, to arrange my stay and it was absolutely perfect. The lodge and staff were gorgeous, welcoming, and incredibly helpful. I stayed in a Geodome Deluxe. The accommodation was perfect for a family of three, and the view was breathtaking. It included access... More 

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Calgary, alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super. We stayed for two nights in one of the Geodomes. Our stay here was part of an 8-day safari through the Southwest of Uganda. Compared to the other 4 places we stayed this was the most relaxing and enjoyable as a place to stay. Of course, Uganda is a country with much to offer and we enjoyed our entire... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you stay here make sure you get one of the geo-domes which are completely open at the front and look out over the lake which make for a unique experience. It can get cold at night though so make sure to pack an extra t-shirt or two. The food was not great to be honest but the location was... More 

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Houten
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived with our rental car at the village, as promised safe car parking was provided. Arrived at the island by free canoe ride (50 minutes). Setting is quite nice, with some pretty views across the lake and surrounding hills, we had a deluxe geodome, worth the additional fee. Shower were hot and clean. Food was reasonable priced and of... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed in the Family cottage in mid-May, following a challenging day of Gorilla Tracking in Ruhija. It was the perfect place to relax after an exhausting day. This had been booked by our safari tour company and we had no idea what was awaiting us as we boarded the boats. Our accommodations were very comfortable (a double bed, and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our family of 4 (children ages 2 and 4) stayed in the family cottage at the beginning of September 2014. I would call this "luxury camping"; luxury because of the cabin, camping because of the solar powered electricity and hot water. Unfortunately for us, it rained for the majority of our 6 night stay and it was very cool. Consequently,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stayed in a Deluxe Geodome at Byoona Amagara for 2 nights in March. We were traveling with our 2 children (ages 5 and 8) and everyone LOVED our time spent there! The Geodome made for such a unique stay. Even though we had a fair bit of rain, we stayed completely dry at night. Extra blankets were provided for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Built almost entirely from local natural materials, Byoona Amagara quite exceeded my expectations! We had one of the Geodomes, and apart from being beautiful, it had a great view of the lake, and having no door meant waking up up to this view! The twin Geodome had an extensive private garden with some picnic seating, although the double Geodome had... More 

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