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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Was great. The rooms were spotless. Good shower , super clean toilets( so important in the bush).sitting under the stars was magical. chef Rita was amazing, every meal was a delight ( even got a recepe from her). The whole crew was just perfect. Couldn't ask for more. Definatly Recommended . Thank u guys.

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lucka, Greetings from Simba Safari Camp. Thank you so much for staying with us and going ahead to leave us such a nice review. We are pleased to note that we met your every expectation, from the hygiene standards, to quality of food and service, we stop at nothing to make sure that all our guests actually experience comfort...

Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Really wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised on all accounts. We were there for 3 weeks and we loved the place...staff, food, rooms and overall service. We were treated so well and can't wait to return next year!

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hi Barb, Greetings from sunny Uganda. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us during your three week holiday. We are very pleased to note that we met your every need and managed to afford you comfort in the wilderness. As you experienced, all our staff are professional and courteous individuals in equal measure. The fact that you...

Reviewed July 12, 2016

I wasn't expecting much from this place, but I was blown away! 3 course dinner every night; clean rooms; full breakfast daily; free laundry service. Hot showers!!!!!!! The open-air lounge and dining area is perfect, breezy, comfy couches and dining tables, a full bar and more. Joab & Charles have been trained extremely well in service. The wi-fi is in...

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Iknepper, Thank you for staying at Simba Safari Camp while on your just concluded safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. More to that, we appreciate the fact that you went ahead to post us such a nice review on our trip advisor page. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people's reviews before placing...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 11, 2016

After a long road trip to get to Queen Elizabeth Park, rolling up on the Simba Safari Camp was a welcomed relief. The facilities were rustic but very charming and had everything we needed and wanted. The rooms were great, the lounge was welcoming, the bar was well stocked,the food was delicious and plentiful and the staff was without reservation...

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Allison, Thank you for staying at Simba Safari Camp while on your just concluded safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. More to that, we appreciate the fact that you went ahead to post us such a nice review on our trip advisor page. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people's reviews before placing...

Reviewed July 9, 2016

My friends and I stayed at Simba Safari Lounge for 6 nights and was pleasantly surprised by the kind and caring staff. James (manager), and Joab (bar/dining), were particularly helpful. My laptop keyboard died and James not only loaned me his office keyboard and mouse, he made a trip into Kasese just to get one for me for the rest...

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear James, Greetings from sunny Uganda! Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Simba Safari Camp while on you just concluded safari. More to that, we are very grateful for the fact that you took the time off your busy schedule to write us a review on trip advisor. An honest review always goes a long way in...

Reviewed June 8, 2016

I spent 3 nights in the dorms; one night was free which was a low season offer. As it was low season I was at times the only guest staying there which meant I had the dorm to myself. There were about 9 beds in the room and just one fan so I can imagine during high season it could...

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Glenmont, New York
Reviewed February 2, 2016

I stayed at Simba Safari camp with a group of volunteer physicians in Uganda on a medical trip. The location was very close to the safari at Queen Elizabeth. While the accommodations are pretty basic in the rooms, it was the warm welcome and hospitality shown by James and his staff that made us grateful we did not spend the...

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hi Theresa, Allow me to take this opportunity convey our sincere appreciation. First of all for trusting us to be your hosts while you were in Uganda. And secondly, for taking the time to review Simba Safari Camp. We really appreciate honest feedback such as yours. We're very pleased to note that you would highly recommend Simba Safari Camp! All...

desert
Reviewed January 25, 2016

This is a very pleasant & convenient place to stay at this end of QEII nat'l park. Staff are friendly & helpful and well organized. Breakfast appears on time....so you can get away quick for a morning game drive. Meals were well planned and balanced. We enjoyed eating here. The room was comfortable and they very nicely did some laundry...

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hello Ruadh Camel, First of all allow me to thank you very much for trusting us to be your hosts and going ahead to make a review of our premises on trip advisor. It is upon reviews such as yours that we base to make necessary changes and improvements in the hope of serving our guests even better. We are...

Entebbe, Uganda
Reviewed January 23, 2016

Location of the camp is very nice, very close to main gate, nearly 10 min. All staff is very helpfull especially the manager James. Rooms are good and clean. Foods are nice. We enjoyed too much. We recommend everyone.

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hi Engin & Deniz, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Simba Safari Camp. It leaves us lighthearted to note that you enjoyed your stay. Be advised that our staff are not only helpful and friendly but very professional too. Their goal is to make sure that you experience comfort in the wilderness. Ours is a location...

Kampala
Reviewed December 5, 2015

We were on a safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and stayed in the lodge for two nights. Its located right next to the park , hardly 10 mins drive from the gate. The twin room was basic but comfortable. Staff are very friendly and are willing to go an extra mile to assist. Food is basic but fresh ....

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UgandaLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Simba Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hi Malik, Thank you so much for choosing Simba Safari Camp for your lodging option while you were on safari. It leaves us with even more pleasure to note that you took the time off your schedule to make a review of our premises and facilities. We really appreciate your feedback. As you experienced, all our staff are very friendly...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simba Safari Camp is a safari accommodation on the border of Queen Elizabeth National Park and only 2 km from the equator. Located on a hill it offers spectacular views of Lake George, the Kazinga Channel and the savannah plains teemed with wildlife. The camp offers 11 spacious rooms with en suite facilities and private verandas, as well as 4 dormitory rooms and a campsite. A restaurant and well-stocked bar are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simba Safari Camp

Address: Queen Elizabeth National Park 33024, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
Price Range: $40 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Simba Safari Camp Hotel Queen Elizabeth National Park
Simba Safari Camp Uganda/Queen Elizabeth National Park
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“Watch for trip hazards - see my comments”
 of 5 bubbles Lakeontarian, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The ensuite bungalows are great - spacious, private, very comfy beds and an easy walk to all the amenities of the camp.”
 of 5 bubbles adeegan2, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles AussieOnTheRoadcom, Sep 17, 2015 | Read review
“I recommend Sipi, it has the strongest African feel of all the rooms at the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles oleny10, Jan 21, 2015 | Read review
“Go for the dorms if you are on your own, particularly if you are going in the low season when there are few people (you could have a whole dorm to yourself as they have several). They are comfy and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 906ellat, Sep 30, 2014 | Read review
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