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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a team of educators and booked out the whole place. After a long drive to get there we were greeted with warm wash cloths and delicious fresh juice. We found the service and hospitality exceptional and the food was delicious. They were so helpful in every way and connected us with a very good guide to see chimps...

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to talked about the services that pumba safari cottage has in queen Elizabeth national park its fantastic and food is very much delicious rooms are clean with spectacular views i will book !!!

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Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice lodge with cute rooms. You can observe elephants from your terrace :-) the Food at the Restaurant is good and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Very Close to the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a fantastic couple of nights at Pumba Safari Cottages. The accomodation and services were brilliant throughout. After hearing I was interested in traditional Ugandan food the staff were even kind enough to arrange a traditional feast complete with matoke, irish and millet. Great stuff!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent hospitality and a stunning view from my cabin. Woken by the sound of elephants in the morning Great food and very friendly staff. Chatted to the owner and his family who are very passionate about Uganda and all it has to offer. Thoroughly enjoyed my oe night here as part of a three day Gorilla. chimpanzee and QENP adventure...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We returned to the Pumba Cottages for the second time with a group of students fresh off a service learning trip. What a reward for all of our hard work! The staff, views, food and accommodations were amazing, and we immediately felt at home. Whether relaxing on the porches overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park or hiking to a crater lake...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved staying at Pumba! The views were unbelievable and really comfortable cottages. Delicious food in the restaurant and fantastic service- very friendly and accommodating staff. Sophie was brilliant! We saw elephants from our cottage and were surrounded by birds, beautiful sunset!

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Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari Cottages, responded to this review

Ciao for all he staff and of course our friendly community during the lazy hike through the village.. We like so much that the food supplied to you after the days tour was presented by top service minded team... Our surrounding natural set up is for all of us to enjoy and the Elephants show.. Many thanks for taking time...

Arad, Israel
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I had a great 2 nights stay at Pumba in June 2016. Good food, excellent location, comfort and friendly. The place is stratigically located near Queen Elizabeth Park and other natural environments. Will most definitely visit again!

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Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari Cottages, responded to this review

Pumba taking over from the Lions.... Top achievement award in category of 'The Jungle survival Awards...we are glad to read your honest share to the coming visitors to our little place.. Very nice to have hope of of taking care of you again.. Please don't hesitate to return earlier than you planned.. Top changes in place for you...

Aldinga Beach, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We loved our stay at Pumba with the staff super friendly and really took the time and effort to assist. The cottage was a fantastic size with a queen bed and single bunk on top, plus a double bed. The cottages as well as the main reception and restaurant areas had amazing artwork and character with wood and quirky features...

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Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this overall review of our place.. We happy that you like the total structure and the time we put into the service and even the art.... This status of 'The king of Queen Elizabeth' has made us tune our motivation boilers to the best.. We won't despair, only looking forward to embrace you again in Flinstones land...

Minsk, Belarus
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The view from the place the rooms are located is fabulous and charming. Directly to the Elizabeth park. It is a good chance to see the elephants and monkeys from that place. Very impressive.The food was pretty good and you have even the opportunity to try the local food. Its very tasty to our point of view.

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Mamalandsafaris, Owner at Pumba Safari Cottages, responded to this review

I am so glad you got the opportunity to try the real Ugandan kitchen.. This is one of our Mission to get our beloved visitors try out the local kitchen in our setting.. We believe it made your visit to Uganda Complete.. How about the Great big Savannah Elephants.. They are happy also at there confortable distance.. So cool they...

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Come for a relaxed stay with endless views at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park. We offer cozy cottages, tasty food and great service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pumba Safari Cottages

Address: Kyambura, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda (Formerly Kyambura Safari Cottages)
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
Price Range: RM512 - RM712 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I loved the three front rooms with the spectacular views!”
 of 5 bubbles suezim54, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms have verandahs with views over the national park.”
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“The cottages overlooking the valley are some of the best in Africa.”
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