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11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived we were stunned by the beautiful view from the hotel. You can see the lake, the mountains and some islands from the 2 hotel bars and most places on the property of the hotel. We were guided to our room, where everything seemed a little damp. The power outlets were only working some times and hot water... More 

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Thank Tom G
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for bringing to our attention the unfortunate incident about the overcharging by our cashier. Management had been informed and drastic measures will be instituted immediately to address this a-normality. An immediate investigation has been launched and if exposed, the culprit will be brought to book. More streamlined measures will also be put in place to avoid... More 

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad a first glance, rains all the time so everything is always damp! Upgraded to a cottage which wasn't to expensive but then kept getting electrocuted by the shower and then part of the ceiling fell on my girlfriend! Got a bit annoyed with being overcharged at the bar, bill was 25000, they tried to charge 38000 then when... More 

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Thank jonnybigone
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jonny, Thank you for your honest and candid review of our resort. We are truly sorry for your rather unusual and unfortunate experience. Management has been informed of the situation and an investigation has been launched to address the incident and guard against any such re-occurance. We are truly sorry for the "supposed" nasty experience. Apologies too for any... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Bunyonyi was great as expected.Spent our night at the overland resort.Rooms are OK.Small beds though and bedding seem old.Food was great and the staff was wonderful.Once the bedding situation is sorted the place gets 5*****.

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Thank ben m
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Thank you for your honest review of our resort. Your observations have been positively noted and management has been informed. I am pleased to let you know that management is in the process of refurbishing the linen and general bedding facilities of the resort and we hope you will return soon to check out our new look. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The resort have room facilities as well as tenets. The toilets are decent and clean. But the facilities for quests who stays in tent sometimes do not have hot water. Also wifi works only if you are near to reception.

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Thank bako777
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bako, Thank you for reviewing our resort for the travel community. We were pleased to host you and thank you for choosing to stay at our resort. Apologies for the few hiccups, but we hope you enjoyed your stay, regardless. Management has been informed of your observations regarding the cold water and erratic wifi... and efforts will be made... More 

Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed here as part of a tour, stayed down at the campsite. The place is beautiful, stunning lake with amazing views. Staff were friendly, showers and toilets clean. Tricky showers as the water would go from cold to really hot and hard to get something in between. Also, only one womens shower down by the camp. The campsite being so... More 

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Thank Amixtika
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Amixtika, Thank you for reviewing our resort. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff to be friendly. It is our desire and goal to offer our clients the best comfort and experience while staying with us. We appreciate your comments about the difficult terrain and Management has been informed of your genuine... More 

Manchester, Vermont
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took a boat trip from Bunyonyi Overland for 1hr and visited another island, the place was clean and beautiful the staff were nice we had a drink when we got back the toilets were very clean though we never spent a night or go to rooms the place looked nice. Hope to try it next time. Visited February 2016.

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Thank sheena134
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sheena, Thank you for your kind review of our resort. We are pleased to learn you liked the ambiance and that you were impressed by our staff and facilities. We would have loved to host you for the night and look forwards to receiving you back soon in the not too distant future. Do let us know when to... More 

Clarington, Ohio
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We spent 2 night at Bunyonyi Overland. The first night we stayed in one of the tents and it was nice. The bed was kind of saggy so we decided on a cottage the next night. We got a newish cottage at the top of the hill and it was very nice. clean and new. The beds were very nice... More 

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Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us positively for the travel community. We are pleased you chose to stay with us and that you enjoyed the experience. Management has been informed about the saggy beds and efforts will be made to make improvements. We are sorry for the delayed service in the dinning. This is an issue that management is working on... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A nice place on a very strategic place. The view is fantastic and it's a very good place to just sit and relax. Originally we were in a double room, with shared facilities. The shared bathrooms and showers looked ok, not that clean and we didn't really want to use them, so we asked to change the room to a... More 

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Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Dear Fozgirl, We appreciate your kind review of our resort and for rating us pretty highly. We are real happy that you enjoyed your stay despite the minor hiccups. Management has been informed of the need to improve on our cleanliness of the shared facilities especially the showers and we shall ensure that this is done. Our desire is to... More 

Kigali, Rwanda
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My family and I just returned home from a wonderful weekend at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, the customer service we received was amazing! After living in Africa for over 4 yrs, this was the best service I have received. The front office was great at fixing an issue with our cottages to quickly move us to better accommodations. The wait staff... More 

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Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and positive review of our resort. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your stay and that our staff looked after you well and took good care of your family. It is our desire to satisfy our customers and we appreciate your reviewing our resort for the travel community. We are sorry that some of... More 

Kampala, Uganda
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here and the views of the lake are stunning. You can hire a dugout canoe for $10, jump off a 20ft platform or just chill out on the pontoon or pier looking out for birds or watching the world go by. To be honest though I think they are victims of their own success: passing trade... More 

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Thank EmB1000
Chilli-Bite, Director of Sales at Bunyonyi Overland Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our resort. We are very sorry to learn you experienced some service hiccups and delays while visiting our resort. Management has been informed and efforts will be made to offer more professional training to our staff to ensure they improve their customer relations and service. We are constantly striving to meet the needs... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering Spectacular views of the lake, Bunyonyi Overland Resort is set on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. The resort has a children's playground and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site. With over 40 rooms Bunyonyi Overland Resort offers accommodation in Lake Bunyonyi for all budgets. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You do canoeing,bird watching, hiking at this resort, and the area is popular for diving. The resort also offers bike hire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Address: Plot 1, Kazooba Road | P.O Box 710, Kabale, Kabale, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Kabale
Price Range: RM264 - RM313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Lake Bunyonyi Overland Hotel Kisoro
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“Newer rooms are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Drbob9019, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best views, good service, value for money”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew_Kryptonite, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Tents are located with beautiful views - but without any basic facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles daksheshs2016, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“It was very busy for the holiday weekend. book ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles RuadhCamel, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the cottages, if you aren't camping. They all look into the bay and have their own sitting porches.”
 of 5 bubbles Nail56, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
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