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    Katara Lodge

    Mbarara - Kasese highway, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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    Traveler (226)
    Room & Suite (64)
    Dining (9)
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed here for two nights as part of our tour of Uganda and it was absolutely breathtaking. It feels very exclusive due to just a handful of cottages, the staff were very helpful, the food was beautiful and we were able to watch elephants...More

    Thank Danielle C
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We got here just in time for sunset. What a location for a sundowner! Unfortunately we only stayed one night so we could not make the most of it. Nevertheless, the fact that the staff left such a good Impression on us after such a...More

    Thank himalayas2014
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you are heading to Queen Elizabeth NP a stop at this lodge will not disappoint. Unfortunately we only stayed one night but arrived in time to enjoy a stunning sunset and the beautiful view from the terrace in the main area. The rooms are...More

    Thank Katherine R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our family spent 2 nights at this amazing lodge. Rooms overlook the QE park with the most stunning view that seems to go on forever. The staff are amazing with really great food to boot. The cherry is that you can wheel your bed on...More

    Thank Pierre L
    Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago


    Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

    Great place close to Queen Elisabeth Park gorgeous view through the valley and into the park. The service, the food and the atmosphere is amazing. Thank you so much all together it was a great time we loved every single second. Tank you for having...More

    Thank Caroli139
    Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for having chosen to stay with us and taking the time to share your impressions!

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $373 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Uganda >
    • Western Region >
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Katara Hotel Queen Elizabeth National Park ,
    • Katara Lodge Uganda/Queen Elizabeth National Park
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    Traveler (226)
    Room & Suite (64)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (128)
    Bathroom (17)
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    Questions & Answers
    Katherine D
    June 21, 2015|
    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Yes, those are provided by the lodge.
    February 2, 2015|
    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Sorry, no, there is only one star bed that can be rolled out. (Please make sure you are booked into a regular cottage and not the family cottage, which has two rooms but no star bed)
    February 2, 2015|
    Response from Katara | Property representative |
    Good evening - elephants are a fairly regular sight. As you can see on our pictures, the lodge/cottages are on top of an escarpment, if you descent, there is about 100m of farmland before the park starts. So it is not up... More
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    "All cottages have an unobstructed view."
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    "All rooms here are amazing - they only have 9 so you're guaranteed a wonderful experience in all"
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    "All cottages have amazing views. There is one "family" cottage with two bedrooms, which was nice..."
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    "Katara is slightly spread out. You may consider a cottage closer to the lodge if you are tired of walking..."
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