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Katara Lodge

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“stunning views”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

I stayed at many lodges on my recent trip to Uganda but Katara Lodge by far exceeds all and deserves a review (which I don't normally do!). The serenity, the amazing views, the awesome room and most of all the happy and helpful staff. I...More

1  Thank juliamiller529
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Thank you so much for these kind words! Some people come with an intense, densely packed itinerary, and when they reach Katara they beg their guide to have a day off...we hope more people will follow your example and simply relax and enjoy the place....More

Reviewed March 10, 2017

This lodge is in an excellent location to visit the northern sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The lodge overlooks the the Maramagambo Forest.It is a bumpy drive to the Kazinga Channel from the lodge, but driving on this road is an experience in...More

1  Thank GLouiseN
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post this great review. Yes, it's a few steps up and down...but then the food is plenty and you do spend a lot of time sitting in the car on safari! For guests with limited mobility, we do have...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We loved Katara Lodge and particularly sleeping under the stars with a rollout canopy bed! The views were fabulous and at night we could see fires in QENP. Service was exceptional and the food was great. We also enjoyed the pool. Great location; great hotel!

1  Thank Barbara1203
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Great review, thanks!

Reviewed February 16, 2017

Katara Lodge sits on the escarpment overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. The views from the thatch-roofed cottages and the main open-air restaurant/bar area are endless. We watched elephants wandering across the plains while enjoying delicious food!

1  Thank Jessica F
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded July 2, 2017
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

My adult children and I shared a cottage. It was beautifully unique, clean, and homey, though nothing like home regarding the views! The cottage has lots of screens, so you feel one with the elephants trumpeting down below in the QENP and the birds chirping....More

1  Thank susan2030
Response from Katara, Owner at Katara LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post this review and we do hope that you will return!

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Free Parking
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$375 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Katherine D
June 21, 2015|
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Response from Katara | Property representative |
Yes, those are provided by the lodge.
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maggieminn
February 2, 2015|
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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)
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maggieminn
February 2, 2015|
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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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"If steps are an issue, let them know so they can place you closer to the dining area."
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"All rooms are equally perfect: all have the same amazing view across QE park"
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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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