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Bujagali, Jinja Uganda
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#7 of 58 Speciality lodging in Jinja
8 Luxury Nile View Tents These luxurious tents are finely appointed, include a private bathroom with a solar shower along with an uninterrupted view of the breathtaking Nile River. 2 Spacious Family Homes These family homes comfortably sleep six people. Bedroom one, sleeps two in a double bed. Bedroom two sleeps three and is furnished with bunkbeds and a single bed. There is a dining area and a lounging area as well which is where another single bed is located. These units overlook the pool and are in close proximity to the restaurant.
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Geremina wrote a review Aug 2020
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We were welcomed by a very natural environment by the riverside. The manager and her staff were very humble. The rooms have the natural touch, a person who loves nature wouldn’t want to leave. The food was good too, and done in good time.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Solomon Oleny wrote a review Aug 2020
Kampala, Uganda34 contributions
What a beautiful gem overlooking one of the most scenic stretches of river Nile! I made a stopover at it yesterday while on my way back to Kampala for Jinja. It turned out to be just what I needed to cool off and experience the healing power of nature. This is thanks to its abundance of towering trees and a vast array of birds with serenading calls. This gives it the priceless feel of a jungle and even better, it has a fully-fledged restaurant with both indoor and outdoor sitting arenas where one can bond with their loved ones. That is something I liked about it, what I really loved though is that Ceyde, its manager doesn’t take anything for granted. She always ensured that we were as comfortable as possible and well catered for. The rooms were equally impressive thanks to their cozy state and beautiful art pieces. We’ll surely be back here in November for our family holiday. Hopefully, the discounted rates that they are currently offering will still be available.
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Date of stay: August 2020
ElizabethUG wrote a review Aug 2020
Mbale, Uganda60 contributions5 helpful votes
We live in Mbale, and have discovered Jinja to be an excellent getaway town. The Nile River Porch has a great manager who treats the staff well and caters to the guests wonderfully! The first time we visited we extended our stay because we all enjoyed ourselves too much to go home! We have visited both family bandas and 3 of the Tents overlooking the river. (Our favorite is the 1st Banda, but the tents are truly lovely as well!) The food is always delicious, ESPECIALLY the ribs!!! And the crepes for dessert, Yummmmm. The pool has a beautiful and quiet atmosphere. The restaurant patio/porch is also used as a hang out-lounge type area as well. The monkeys can be seen throughout the day which is always something fun to watch; they are not intrusive or obnoxious thankfully! The staff are happy to bring tea/coffee/orders to your room or delivered to your personal porch. There is a little walkway that goes to the neighboring Camp and the short stroll is quite nice. Don’t forget to take a boat ride! To be honest, I wasn’t too excited about the idea of a boat ride, but it was delightful and I thoroughly enjoyed it!!! We saw at least 15-20 different birds the evening we went and river otters. The boatmen were friendly and excellent tour guides as well. I don’t want to give away this gem, but I do want to support the staff at the Nile Porch and let others know about this great place! Go, eat, swim, relax, ENJOY!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
lsawyer wrote a review Jul 2020
Mbale, Uganda1 contribution
We recently had an amazing stay at The Nile Porch. It's not our first time staying there and it will NOT be our last. We absolutely LOVE this place! The location is just 15 minutes outside of Jinja Town, right on the Nile River. It has some of the best views! The restaurant, The Black Lantern, has great food - especially the Pork Ribs. But the rest of the food is delicious, including the breakfast options. We have stayed in both the Family Cottage and the Riverside Bandas. Both are unique experiences, and both are wonderful. The Riverside Bandas are peaceful and a bit more tucked-away. Each Banda has a view of the Nile River and gives you a real camping vibe, without sacrificing the conveniences. Glamping on the Nile River! The Family Cottage is great for larger families or groups to share. The common space is relaxing, but the front porch overlooking the swimming pool is great for evening cocktails, morning coffee/tea, or just relaxing. But the best thing about The Nile Porch is the staff! In the typical Ugandan style, the staff truly cares about each guest as family. But even more than usual. From the manager giving personal attention and learning our names, to the cooks with lovely flare and greetings, and the waitresses helping with anything and everything...these people are great at welcoming and caring for you!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Zoe W wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
This place is run by the most AMAZING manageress and her fantastic staff. I have never met such a thoughtful, motivated, kind, friendly, attentive, happy, delightful, hard working person to lead her excellent and fun team. Her knowledge of the local area is extensive and she has excellent contacts for every activity. The food is absolutely incredible, we have eaten like kings for a very reasonable price. We extended our visit because we weren't ready to leave and we cant wait to go back. I received a text message from one of the guys she recommended when we took a boat trip to the Source of the Nile thanking us for supporting local people but it is us who are truly grateful. Thank you Nile Porch, we recommend you exclusively for a great family get away or as a break away without family. Views of the Nile are spectacular, as it the amazing wildlife. Very clean resort and pool and nothing is too much trouble for the staff here. Spacious accommodation and our perfect stay in Jinja. Definitely see you again very soon!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Nile Porch
Which popular attractions are close to The Nile Porch?
Nearby attractions include Source of the Nile - Speke Monument (4.7 miles), Victoria Nile (0.1 miles), and 2Friends Bar (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Nile Porch?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Nile Porch?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Nile Porch?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Nile Porch?
Conveniently located restaurants include Moti Mahal, The Source Cafe, and The black lantern restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Nile Porch?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Nile Porch?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Source of the Nile - Speke Monument (4.7 miles).
Does The Nile Porch have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.