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Paraa Safari Lodge

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Overview of Paraa Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge

3.5 star property
3.5-star lodge in Paraa with safari and outdoor pool

8.2/10 Very good

27 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
Murchison Falls National Park, Paraa

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • Pakuba (PAF) - 39 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Paraa Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 300.00 per vehicle roundtrip. You can indulge in massages, facials, or mani/pedis, and grab a bite to eat at Captains Table, which serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center are other highlights. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 54 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property is located in Murchison Falls National Park. The additional mandatory fee covers entrance to the national park.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Safari
  • Boat tours

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures.


Captains Table - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Additional fee: USD 40 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 300.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 70.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in is available.


This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Paraa Safari
Paraa Safari Lodge Lodge
Paraa Safari Lodge Paraa
Paraa Safari Lodge Lodge Paraa

Frequently asked questions

Does Paraa Safari Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Paraa Safari Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Paraa Safari Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Paraa Safari Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Paraa Safari Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Paraa Safari Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Paraa Safari Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 300.00 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Paraa Safari Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
What is there to do at Paraa Safari Lodge and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as boat tours. Additional recreation onsite includes game viewing, a wildlife and game drive, and a safari. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include a fitness center and spa services. Paraa Safari Lodge also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Paraa Safari Lodge?
Yes, Captains Table offers local and international cuisine.
Does Paraa Safari Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.
What's the area around Paraa Safari Lodge like?
Paraa Safari Lodge is located a short 1-minute walk from Murchison Falls National Park.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Very clean and well-serviced hotel
The hotel and all the facilities are top-notch! The service is impeccable and everyone will make sure that you are serviced to the best of their ability. The pool is cleaned often and the view is spectacular. I can highly recommend Paraa Safari Lodge
1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Uganda experience
Stayed here 9 times over the last 10 years and it is always a great experience. Food is good for Uganda but could be improved on. Safari on land and water are fantastic.
Frank, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Great hotel! Views are breathtaking, Amazing staff except the reception staff that was borderline rude. The food is good and very clean (ate raw vegetables without any fear). Spa is below expectations. Masseuse is sad to be here.
Carine, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

An experience in many ways
Wonderful staff. Always a smile and polite. Well run resort. One thing, I think the lodge should check- there Nile river boats. Ours stopped working by the hippo pool. Motor koncked out. For 35 minutes we paddled to keep away from a 100 hippos. The skipper pulled out one paddle that was only a 1/2 piece. To go out with one paddle and that one being a broken half is not acceptable. Also took at least 30 minutes for another boat to come to rescue. We were 10 minutes floating from lodge. Was a tremendous scare to my wife.
Dave, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Paraa was great! Needs a little updating, but the staff and service were great. We had a small misunderstanding when 1 room was to occupy 3 people, not 2. But overall, things worked out well and the management corrected and compensated us for the problem.
Brenda, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

The best hotel in Murchison Falls National Park, so
Linson, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Overall the main reason for staying at this lodge was the game drives. As this property is located on the north side of the Nile there is no need to wait for the car ferry crossin, this gave us an advantage of being the first ones in the park for the safari. Although the location is great there were a few areas of concern. Our bedsheets has a stain before we had even slept in it. Although quickly rectified by house keeping it made for a very uncomfortable stay. The rooms are very outdated, an awful smell in the bathroom. The showers are tiny and the shower curtains looked like they were about 30 years old. Some of the paint was peeling on the walls. The food is bad, it’s a buffet at all times of the day and looks very repetitive and not appetising at all. At the evening bbq we had one of the waiters kiss his teeth at us because we had no idea which waiter had served us our drinks, highly unprofessional. They clearly need a better process of remembering the drinks given to their customers. The literature in the bedroom is full of spelling mistakes, it doesn’t take a few minutes for someone to proof read. This just made the lodge feel very ammature. Overall good location is the only positive I can give. The lodge is in need of an upgrade, it doesn’t appear to be aging well. For the price they charge I would expect a few amendments to be made. It feels very 2-3 star at max.
Jini, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

The hotel is very old and not well maintained. Some things are even broken and can easily hurt people. The food was also bad, half of each meal were onions. Not at all what you would expwct for this price.
3-night trip
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