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Bunyonyi | Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale 256, Uganda
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Bunyonyi Safaris Resort
Ranked #13 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Kabale
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kigali Province, Rwanda
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed for two nights at this strategically located and beautiful establishment, that had a few areas that need attention. 1. Electricity; only if the intention of management is to ensure that the clients leave behind all their electronic appliances and actually have an unpluged holiday, then they are doing a good job of hoarding electricity coz there was no power... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Hello Indathia, Thank you for your candid and honest review regarding your stay with us last week. I am glad that you found the rooms clean and the staff friendly. Regarding the areas for improvement, I have taken note and will aim to follow up as to why the manager was not available to handle the issues that came up.... More 

Broseley, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We are the only guests staying here and are given the cottage furthest away from the enormous hotel. Our guide Charles is accommodated in the hotel building which is enormous but completetly deserted. The cottage was very basic with a shower that leaked everywhere and the whole of our stay we had to climb over puddles to get to the... More 

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ckamugi, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Hi Belinda We don't seem to have a record of your stay at our hotel. We always record all guests visiting as a legal requirement but we have no such record. Anyway, thank you for the review nevertheless. A plumber has been through all the rooms and the plumbing has been checked and any issues sorted out. We have also... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Very fiendly hotel with nice accommodation and great views. Has solar powered lights for when power is down. Good base for the gorilla trek and 8km from main town. I was the only guest after the solar eclipse but I was looked after well. No wi-fi through.

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Windhoek, Namibia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I stayed at this place on my way to Bwindi gorilla park. The hotel is located right on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, a very beautiful and scenic lake. We arrived in time for cray fish dinner. The food was fresh and very tasty. The chef had prepared a sample of fresh vegetarian dishes as well and we were told... More 

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ckamugi, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Ivan for visiting and appreciating the service and the environment. Please come again. We shall offer you a special traet to make your stay even more memeorable. More 

Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I'm giving the Bunyonyi Safaris Resort 5 stars, not because it is perfect, but because we had a wonderful time staying there. Like many people we stayed there as part of our Gorilla trekking experience in the Bwindi Forest. The resort is on the shores of the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi and although the main building looks a little out of... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. It was a pleasure hosting you and talking to you by the fireplace. The staff will be happy to hear how much you appreciated them and I am glad that so many people enjoy their hospitality. It's a good indicator that there's so much potential in the countryside.... More 

Milan, Italy
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90 reviews 90 reviews
65 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Let me start by talking about two great things about this place: the staff and the location. Staff is fantastic! Costmas spend the day with me, as a guide, a paddler on the canoe, and personal chef. Looks like I was the only guest of the hotel as I did not see another soul during my (short, 1 night) stay.... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We do care about your opinion and we have noted your concerns. We have started on the renovations of the cottages and we shall take into consideration the issue of the towels and the furniture on the deck. Actually we have our own furniture workshop and are in... More 

Kuching, Malaysia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

A friend and I stayed here for 2 nights as part of our gorilla trekking tour. Our cottage was decent and the view lovely! The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. We had a full day successfully trekking the mountain gorillas, then had an enjoyable boat ride around the lake checking out the local bird life as the sun was... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We enjoyed hosting you and we hope you will come again. Thank you for taking time to review us on trip advisor. More 

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

On the shores of this lake beautiful small birds surround you and your ears. The main building is hugh and in contrast with the landscape. You may feel a bit lost in the empty dining room. But the cottages fit well in the environment. On its terrace you can overlook the bays, the islands, the small boats passing by and... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. Indeed the cottages have been renovated. We shall continue to improve our services to give our visitors value for money. We have noted all your concerns and will take them into consideration. We hope to see you again one day. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I stayed here with a friend and we used it as a base for mountan gorilla trekking in the nearby Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (plan on a 6am departure). I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. We were given one of the detached cottages and while it was a bit far from the main building and the paths weren't... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at BSR and for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. It was a great pleasure hosting you. We are encouraged by your positive feed back and will make an effort to light the path to the cottages and make the place more homely and modern. If you ever plan to visit... More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by Bunyonyi Safaris Resort as I really needed some chill out time from Kampala and this was a great place to do it. I went with my fiance and we both loved it. She's Ugandan and had also never been there before so It felt so good to relax and not feel rushed to do anything... More 

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Charlotte K, Owner at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for visiting our countryside hotel and taking the time to write about it. It was a pleasure hosting you. We hope you will visit again with a bigger family of many happy children! Since you visited we have changed our garden lights to solar, we are also in the process of changing all the... More 

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Address: Bunyonyi | Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale 256, Uganda
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Location: Uganda > Western Region > Kabale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 46

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