We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sambiya River Lodge

Central Reservations Office | 1 Kafu Road, Kampala, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Save
Best prices for your stay
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
Savings alert: 19% below average rate

The price you found is 19% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$99/night.

We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

Lock in the lowest price from our partners
US$80
View Deal
Traveller (118)
Room & Suite (26)
Pool & Beach (14)
Paraa Safari Lodge
438 reviews
#2 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Chobe Safari Lodge
153 reviews
#6 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Amuka Safari Lodge
73 reviews
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Nakitoma
 
Mweya Safari Lodge
460 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Queen Elizabeth National Park
 
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the cottages” (15 reviews)
“cape buffalo” (6 reviews)
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
All hotel details
Paraa Safari Lodge
438 reviews
#2 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Chobe Safari Lodge
153 reviews
#6 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Amuka Safari Lodge
73 reviews
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Nakitoma
 
Mweya Safari Lodge
460 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Queen Elizabeth National Park
 
{"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
6 Aug7 Aug
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room

Getting you more information on this room

Free Cancellation
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$80.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Murchison Falls National Park hotels with availability
Standard Room

Getting you more information on this room

Free Cancellation
Select
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "538e243e7c374b1d8c880f5b143f7591", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1104095,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[112318458],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":80,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"538e243e7c374b1d8c880f5b143f7591","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"hotelName":"Sambiya River Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjUzOGUyNDNlN2MzNzRiMWQ4Yzg4MGY1YjE0M2Y3NTkxIiwiQUlLIjoiYmI5MDU4NDc1ZjYwNDJhNzk2MmU4OGE5NmNiNzBhMzIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$80", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"112318458":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Write a Review
Reviews (180)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 5 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sambiya river lodge is in an excellent location. The top attraction of Murchinson, the top of the falls, is just 20 minutes away which means you can easily tag that on to other visits on the same day and be home by sunset. Coming from...More

Thank Uwe W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, peaceful place, genuinely friendly management and staff who made us feel very welcome. We were only there for one night, but wished we could have stayed longer. Lovely food. Total contrast to the impersonal, aloof style at Paraa Safari Lodge. We thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Thank phamund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid $75 US per night to stay in the budget bandas with all meals included. My banda had three beds and a shower (which was luke warm... it was okay because I had a brutal sunburn). Their meals were absolutely incredible. We had tuna...More

Thank Sadie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I simply loved it. Its located away from the bustle and hustle of all those tourist vans which gives it that wonderful serenity even for my big team of 18!!! The staff and Debbie the hostess, were amazing and friendly - i was impressed with...More

Thank CarolMissy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in an ensuite cabin which was wonderful. Our students were able to stay in similar rooms which worked really well for our team. The staff was hospitable and helpful in every way. The food was incredible. With its location in...More

Thank Kelli B
Response from birdlover94, Public Relations Manager at Sambiya River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Kelli B, thank you so much for your gracious and wonderful review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our stay. Thank you for the compliments on the food - our chefs try so hard to please. We do hope you can visit us again...More

Paraa Safari Lodge
438 reviews
#2 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Chobe Safari Lodge
153 reviews
#6 of 13 Speciality lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
 
Amuka Safari Lodge
73 reviews
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Nakitoma
 
Mweya Safari Lodge
460 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Queen Elizabeth National Park
 
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Details
  • Price range
  • US$94 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 40
  • Reservation Options
  • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Sambiya River Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
  • Location
  • Uganda >
  • Western Region >
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Also Known As
  • Sambiya River Hotel Murchison Falls National Park
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (118)
Room & Suite (26)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (8)
Hotel & Grounds (89)
Bathroom (2)
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
wasolosnipes
22 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from birdlover94 | Property representative |
Hello, it's always best to email or call our main office for most up-to-date prices and possible sales, but at this time: Cottage Rates in US$ - Residents FB Double/Twin sharing US$114pp Single... More
0
Votes
Rebecca H
26 March 2016|
Answer
Response from The Great Trekk... S |
Hi Rebecca it's very possible you can book for a game tour when you arrive and for more tailor and affordable safaris you can contact us info@greattrekkers.ug
0
Votes
Room Tips
"We had one of the thatched ensuite cottages, and were very happy there."
Read review
"budget bandas looked just as nice (on the outside anyways) as the other bandas, and if you have a group of 3..."
Read review
"Owner is American and knows how to run the place well"
Read review
"Ask for Cottage 14 though they are all good. This is located near the dining hall and has the best view we..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing