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The Buhoma Community Rest Camp

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The rest camp is very basic. The room was small with two twin-size beds and bathroom facilities. There is little to no room to move around and no where to put your luggage. The floor was a bit dirty/muddy when we entered and the toilet had a small leak. The shower was basic but worked. They heat the water with...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, clean, with beautiful views and an enthusiastic and attentive staff. For a "budget" stay in Bwindi, my wife and I found the camp a wonderful deal. The food was stand-out as well; the first night we were served really beautifully seasoned tilapia filets, and the second I enjoyed tender, well-marinated flank steak, both nights with tasty and filling side...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had booked our Uganda safari through Sandfield Travel due to their budget price with our focus being on the animal experiences rather than the quality of accommodation and as such were extremely pleased with the quality of the Buhoma Community Rest Camp. Set in the heart of the community and tropical rain forest with great views and surrounded by...

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Thank Nick538
Derby. East Midlands
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a very basic camp with a mix of tents (that were cold at night) and some rooms. Unfortunately ours was a bit reminiscent of a cell, with concrete walls, windows that didn't shut and a sliding panel in the door to work the lock. There is no power in the rooms, but batteries etc can be charged in...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After a long journey from Lake Mburo to Bwindi via Queen Elizabeth National Park, we arrived at 7pm to a warm welcome and refreshing passionfruit juice. Dinner was all about portion size. My boyfriend just about managed but I only needed the soup rather than the main of carbohydrates which also came. The site seems to have expanded to accommodate...

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1Thank EmB1000
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is as the name says a 'camp' and it is right in the rain forest. If you are looking for luxury then don't come here. However I was on a Gorilla trek and to stay in a place like this makes it all the more special. I stayed in Chameleon one of the permanent tents with a fantastic view...

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Thank juliebaxter13
Mashhad, Iran
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

There are many hotels in this park. Main problem is high fee in all these hotels. At first we tried to booking a hotel out of park ,but regard to time of starting tour in the morning in the park , it was nessary to be in the park over night. Among hotels , this hotel is the best budget....

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Thank Khosrojerdi
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a nice stay here while visiting the Gorilla's. We where lucky due to low season we got upgraded to a tent. It was very comfortable. Everything is damp but that's due to the rain forest. I do not recommend the food. My two other co travelers both got sick of it I luckily didn't.

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1Thank Maja S
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights for the gorilla tracking experience. The hotel is situated overlooking the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is really spectacular, and all the rooms are nestled into the jungle below the main common area. It can be a little dark climbing all the steps down to the rooms at night, so bring a...

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1Thank Rebecca G
Masaka, Uganda
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The place is the cheapest you can get in this high priced area, and you get what you pay for. Tents are fine although a bit musty smelling, beds are fine, shower is hot. Food is ok, staff is friendly, view is nice. Nothing to complain about. We had a nice stay and would go again.

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Address: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Price Range: RM173 - RM346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“all the accomodation services are perfect”
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“Get a room near the top of the hill. Climbing the hill to the dinning hall is difficult after a long gorilla trek.”
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paulsD6239AO, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Small number of rooms all facing the jungle”
Nick538, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think all are fine”
, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with private bathroom; I would recommend this, as there are some rooms with shared bathrooms that are a little far to get to.”
114rebeccag, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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