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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like the title of my review, Arcadia Cottages has a stunning view of the deepest lake in Uganda, Lake Bunyonyi with the small islands dispersed along. I must say that as a safari operator, there was a time when I thought I was paying only for the view and nothing else...But I passed on my suggestions to the management... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, awesome hospitality,very beautiful beautiful view.Kinda place you'd go to relax and forget.Immerse your self into a typical natural environment. Situated right above Lake Bunyonyi you wont regret staying here.Just take a dirt road from Kabale town for not more than 20mins.Enjoy.

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Thank Isaac O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a rewarding view especially if you hike up from the lake. The view is almost unreal. Relaxing at the bar with a beer and the view is one of the best feelings ever!! I definitely recommend this on a sunny day.

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Thank Emmanuel N
Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This is the best view you will find on the lake, it is amazing. The restaurant has a great terrace and our front row cottage (no 3) had a great view as well. Overall, the place lacks some coziness though, the restaurant building is african style unfinished bricks and the bathroom is simple. The staff is very attentive and informative... More 

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Thank Tibor K
Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

The lodge is amazing the view from it and its location wow, All the rooms have an amazing view,We had traveled during x mas period and had booked rooms and paid deposit in advance to but on reaching there the rooms where not set or planned as we has requested for them as we had asked for 7 rooms, Then... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This place offers one of the best views of Lake Bunyounyi. It's located on the slope so one could have a view of the lake with lots of little islands. It's a perfect place for lunch and afternoon tea on the terrace. The cottage was basic but clean. There was hot water for a good shower. We came here mainly... More 

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Thank Becky0222
Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The best view in the place. The cottages are OK but they are coming up with better cottages for the Christmas. The staff was very cordial and the manager Kai is the perfect host there. They are also putting in place activities like quad bikes etc. Overall a good value for money.

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Thank Nitin S
Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyoni is home away from home. The experience always gets better, even the cold is much more welcoming :) The Boat cruise was an excellent addition, yet to try the Quad Bikes in the very challenging terrain. If you haven't visted Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyoni, your missing out....even you my fellow kampalains :)

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you want to see the beauty of Uganda, your chance is from the Arcadia Cottages! The view of the lake with its many islands leaves one speechless. We had a pleasant cottage (No. 3) at the front, which is a recommendation I would make to potential visitors. Go for the front row cottages! The downside was the incredibly slow... More 

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Thank jhaasmakumbi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Being alongside the water's edge isn't so exciting in Bunyonyi because you still can't swim. Opt instead for this place high on the hillside overlooking the lake. The view is spectacular - words really can't do it justice. I spent the weekend there with wife and two small kids and the family cottage gave us enough space and privacy to... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High up on a ridge overlooking Lake Bunyonyi, our eleven self-contained cottages are arranged around a central lodge building, where guests can enjoy the tasty dishes in our restaurant or relax and take in the truly breathtaking view. We have a 25-seater motor launch, ideal for taking in the lake and its islands on one of our daytime tours or watching the stars on our nightime Stargazing tour. For the more adventurous, Arcadia Lodge Lake Bunyonyi has two high-end Bombardier JetSkis available for hire, as well as four Honda quadbikes that guests can hire to explore the muddy tracks along the lakeshore or the the ridges overlooking the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arcadia Cottages

Address: Bunyounyi Rd, Kabale, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Kabale
Price Range: $125 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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