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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed 2 nights at this place. Our room had a nice view of the lake. The room was very spacious en clean. The staff was friendly, helpful and nice. The food was ok (not the best of our roundtrip but it was good). At night you could hear the sound of the hippos! I would certainely recommend this place... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about your stay at ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and are glad that you enjoyed the time you spent at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We look forward to hosting you again. Best regards from the team at Ihamba Lakeside safari... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed at Ihamba for 3 nights and the staff made us feel very welcome from the very start. We had the lodge overlooking lake George which was nice, rooms were very clean and spacious. Food was really tasty and there was a wide selection, I would have liked there to be a selection of Ugandan food to try. Excellent... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your experience about staying at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We are honored to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards from the team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge and we look forward to hosting you again. More 

Alta Loma, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The bungalow was very nice with a large window to the lake. The room and bathroom was large. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Over all, it is a nice place to stay. Having the Hippo's visit at night and listening to them is a bonus.

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about staying at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again. Best regards from the team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My first visit to Africa and my Friend and I stayed here when we went on Safari. We had a great time. The lodge was beautifully arranged, the food was fantastic. Fred and staff were very attentive and accommodating. Everything was clean and comfortable in the cottages. The safari was great and I couldn't have asked for a better experience.... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about staying at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. Ihamba lakeside safari lodge is glad to be part of memories of your great African safari. Great regards from the team and we look forward to hosting you again. More 

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at ihamba. They have clean and comfy cottages, friendly staff, serene environment, the food was good( can be great) , brewed coffee tasted great. I loved the sunrise over lake George. It is also good on the pocket. Give it a shot!

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about staying with us. We are honored to have hosted you and even more glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards from the team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. More 

Yalding, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely resort with large, well equipped bungalows looking out over Lake George. High quality service, excellent food, a swimminh pool and, if you're lucky, the local hippos will come for a their night time graze around your lodge. Highly recommended.

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about staying at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We are honored to have hosted you and even more glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge looks forward to hosting you again when you visit Queen Elizabeth national park. More 

Arua, Uganda
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We pulled in to Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge on Friday for lunch and to check out the accommodations. As we are pulling in we get a massive flat tire and unfortunately the spare was flat as well. The staff was so helpful in giving me (and my tire) a lift to Kasese for patching. They went above and beyond the... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience about your stay at Ihamba Lakeside safari lodge. We are honored to have hosted you and glad you enjoyed your stay. The team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge look forward to hosting you again More 

Placerville, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This was a very nice lodge located outside Queen Elizabeth Park. The lodge, rooms, food and service was excellent. The only downside was it was quite a long drive to get to Queen Elizabeth from her--45 min or so to the outskirts of the park if I remember correctly.

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience with us. We are honored to have hosted you and glad to know you enjoyed your stay. The team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge look forward to hosting you again More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I stayed two nights at Ihamba as part of a 5-day safari with Brovad Tours and Travel. The staff was incredibly attentive and made sure that I was not only comfortable but truly enjoying myself. They greeted me upon each arrival (even with an umbrella at the safari jeep when it was raining!) at the lodge. The food was delicious... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge and taking time to share your experience. We are greatly honored and delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. The team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge enjoyed hosting you and look forward to hosting you again. Best regards More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a lovely place to stay if you're visiting the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The cabins are spacious, comfortable and clean. I really enjoyed cooling down in the swimming pool, which was a bit of luxury compared to other lodges that we stayed in during our trip to Uganda. It was the attention of the staff here that made... More 

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Ihamba, Front Office Manager at Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank yous so much for taking time to share your experience about staying at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again. Best regards from the team at Ihamba lakeside safari lodge. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in Western Uganda on the shores of Lake George inside Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge welcomes you with a stunning view of the Lake and the Rwenzori Mountains. Our Lodge is the perfect location for those who want to experience the tranquillity of unspoilt Africa, untouched by mass tourism. Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge is a unique place where you can be at one with all forms of nature from the balcony of your Cabana. We have seven African styled cottages with en-suite facilities, King and Queen sized beds, Wardrobe, reading table and mosquito nets. Our facilities include Wi-Fi internet, a swimming pool, ample parking space and compound gardens for picnics. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge

Address: Parliament Avenue | Kahendero Fishing Village, Queen Elizabeth National Park 26320, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
Price Range: RM840 - RM978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Make sure to get a room closest to the lake. then you have an unobstructed view.”
 of 5 bubbles Gustaveson, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was closest to the bar/restaurant area and was great because we were over walking by this time!! Not affected by noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Janine2511, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the bungalows seemed the same”
 of 5 bubbles AresMistos, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room nearest the lake, and listen for the hippos at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Bob_and_Janet_USA, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room away from dining area”
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