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Wau River Lodge

Main Street, Wau, South Sudan
Traveller (9)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)

Overview

  • Excellent43%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 26 Feb 2015
    “very comfortable”
  • 9 Sep 2014
    “Comfortable, safe camp in Wau”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Suites
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

The food is very very good. Not far away from the centre of the town but still quiet and tranquil. It is very clean and safe in the wau river lodge.it has a very nice pool eve though it may be small. I ould recommend...More

Date of stay: November 2014
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

I have stayed here several times while working in Wau and have enjoyed the peace and quiet. The staff are incredibly professional and the food is very good. I highly recommend the tents, and as a single female traveling solo I found the whole property...More

Date of stay: October 2013
1  Thank SusieKilimanjaro
Response from AcaciaGM, General Manager at Wau River LodgeResponded 27 November 2014

Dear Susie, Thank you for your review. I was pleased to note that you enjoyed staying in our tents. At first thought this can be a daunting prospect but upon seeing them you realise that they are comfortable, safe and not your normal tent. Unfortunately...More

Reviewed 8 April 2014

After spending a few years in SSudan, I am in Wau for six months. Although Wau is a big by SS standards, there are not many places for expats to hang out. I was enchanted by the old colonial style and the garden of the...More

Date of stay: April 2014
1  Thank dorette b
Response from AcaciaGM, General Manager at Wau River LodgeResponded 27 November 2014

Dear Dorette, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am glad that we were able to provide you with a comfortable and peaceful hideaway. Unfortunately Wau River Lodge is now closed for the foreseeable future. I would however like to thank you...More

Reviewed 8 June 2013

Wau River Lodge is a great place to stay in Wau. It is well located, clean, quiet and very nicely done. I always stay in the safari tents, which are very comfortable. The hotel has a nice little pool and is set in a lovely...More

Date of stay: April 2013
1  Thank midnight_in_belgium
Response from WRLGM, General Manager at Wau River LodgeResponded 11 June 2013

Dear Nada, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. I'm pleased to see that you enjoy staying in our Safari Tents; In a country where prefabricated rooms are the norm we pride ourselves in still being able...More

Reviewed 3 May 2013

Just finished a 10 day trip in South Sudan. Stayed at this hotel. I have stayed in many other hotels in South Sudan on business and this one is a true oasis. It has a great old colonial style to it yet has all the...More

Date of stay: April 2013
1  Thank Mac403
Response from WRLGM, General Manager at Wau River LodgeResponded 7 May 2013

Dear Mac403, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, and a very nice one at that. I,m glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you and the crew back again in the near future.

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About
Description
Wau River Lodge's leafy gardens and shaded buildings are laid out over 4 acres on the breezy banks of the Jur river. The hotel is a welcome oasis in the hot and dusty Wau bustle. If you are looking for a home away More from home in the Southern Sudanese state of Western Bahr El Gazel, then this is it! Built in the colonial times by the British, the lodge enjoys encompassing, covered verandas and high ceilings designed to keep its interior cool. Extensive renovations have ensured that our residents enjoy all modern amenities like a/c, fans, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, continuous power supply, filtered water, swimming pool, and so on.The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation alternatives, as well as conference facilities, office space and warehousing. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$90 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Sudan > Western Bahr el Ghazal State > Wau
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$90 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Sudan > Western Bahr el Ghazal State > Wau

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Traveller (9)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Room Tips

"You can choose between rooms in the stone buildings and a safari-style tent with private bathroom. I always..."
midnight_in_belgium
8 Jun 2013
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"Apart from the tents, the "standard" rooms are the most affordable. They are 20 ft containers,..."
NTSFriend
23 Feb 2013
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"Try and choose on of the rooms in the main building rather than tented or containers."
AlanJ844
3 Jul 2012
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"Stay in the safari tents. Very comfortable. Tents 6-14 are located in a private area of the lodge and under..."
JohnC355
13 Sep 2011
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