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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
  • 14 Nov 2015
    “Feel like Hemingway!”
  • 28 Jul 2015
    “Geo lodge”
Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Description
Located in Queen Elizabeth National Park, surrounded by the Maramagambo forest. Know as ‘The Lodge the grew from the forest’ The rooms and the public areas are elevated off the ground giving a tree house like More appearance. The lodge is set on the brim of a crater lake with lush vibrant, forest that cascades down to the water edge. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Jacana Safari Hotel Queen Elizabeth National Park
Location
Uganda > Western Region > Queen Elizabeth National Park
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This is an amazing, rustic safari lodge. The meals served are outstanding, with fresh ingredients, great choices, and incredible presentation. The staff is courteous and attentive. The individual cabins are really cool. Well appointed, with wood fired water heaters to service eve
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This lodge had a great atmosphere, such a friendly host. The food was excellent and the service was very good. The room is overlooking the lake and the lodge was comfortable. Well worth the visit. Give it a try.
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Was fortunate to have stayed a night at this awesome place during a recent visit to Queen Elizabeth NP.

It is located pretty far inside the forest, making it pretty secluded. It is located at the edge of a crater lake, which is where they derive all the water for the rooms.

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Jacana Safari Lodge is a very convenient place to stay if you want to visit the Queen Elizabeth Park.
Do not forget to enjoy the boat tour on the nearby Kazinga Channel where you can watch lots of wildlife.
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jacana is another lodge in the geolodges group that i really love. it's all so nicely blended into nature and done with the utmost taste and charm. Hat off to Zahid Alam who had the vision and stamina to see this project through. the accommodation is great and the staff very frie
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king sized room
open-air cottage with lake-view
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how much is accomodation at jacana safari lodge like the ranges of 2 adults
I need directions to jacana safari lodge
From Kampala you will drive through Masaka, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Ishaka, Rubirizi and Kichwamba, This road is going towards Kyambura and Kasese, There are signs on the road for Jacana, it is a left turning after Kichwamba. If you search "Jacana Safari Lodge, Rubirizi, Western Region" on Google Maps it will show its location too. I hope this helps!
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"all the rooms have a fine view over the lake and good privacy."
"Monkeys love to visit you ( if you leave something unattended the May borrow it )"
"All rooms are similar but those deeper in the forest are more exciting"
"Try to get a room north of the main building for a better view of the lake. Ours, to the south, had a minimal view."
"All rooms involve sloping stone paths which can be a bit tricky after dark. Be aware if you have people with you with limited mobility."
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