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ICU Guesthouse

Bazzekuketta Road, Kampala, Uganda
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Ranked #12 of 103 Kampala B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. The place is clean and has a relaxed atmosphere. The staff are brilliant and do make you feel like you are part of a family, which is really nice. The Roof top terrace was really nice, with a self service bar. All in all a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Kampala.

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Charleston, West Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

ICU guesthouse is located in Rubaga that is about 15 minutes away from Kampala road. The location is good and its a nice and calm area. The standard is ok and the hostel got a nice roof terrace where you can have a nice hangout. Unfortunatly there was a problem with rats that kind of destroyed the experience. Since the... More

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hell BrattPackers, thank you so much for taking the time to review our guesthouse! On the other hand i am sorry that the rats overshadowed your stay, i can assure you that in the meantime this problem is dealt with. I think that one of the causes was that some people took food stuffs to their rooms. About the miss... More

Zwolle, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

As soon as you enter trough the gate you'll leave the busy kampala behind you. You'll find a nice accommodation with good bednets. And especially the travelers atmosphere is good, join people on the roofterrace to drink a beer!

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Newport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

What a lovely little guesthouse. We arrived through the gates in our taxi and was greeted and welcomed in to reception. Everyone was so smiley and happy and immediately I was put at ease (after spending eight weeks in rural Uganda I wasn't sure what to expect!). I was shown my room and where the bathrooms where too. Everything was... More

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Front Royal, Virginia, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I stayed here for two nights on my way to Rwanda and will stay two nights on my way back to Kenya. All of the staff was extremely nice, Betty one of the cooks prepared a wide variety of very good, flavorful meals. The young men working the hostel are very nice and polite, and can be a great asset... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I had a reservation, but they'd double-booked. Instead of honoring the reservation as they should have, they told me if I wanted to stay more than one night I'd have to pay extra for a nicer room. And since I was there on a weekend, the managers were absent, and the staff aren't empowered to make decisions, so I sat... More

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello TheDanTreader, thank you so much for taking the time to review our guesthouse, unfortunately we were double booked indeed, but i talked to the receptionist and i understand that you were offered an alternative, if this is not the case i do regret the inconvenience all of this has caused you. I do hope your stay in Uganda will... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

ICU guesthouse is a great place to stay when you are in Kampala. There is a mix of long and short stay guests. The rooftop bar/lounge provides an excellent place to relax and meet other people. The first day I arrived I was immediately invited by the other guests to join them for dinner in the city center. I stayed... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My friend and I stayed at ICU guesthouse for two nights. We chose a double room because we don't like dorm much but the double bed is very small, I'm 165cm, 47kg and my friend is about the same size and it was very uncomfortable for us to sleep on the same bed. The internet was down on our first... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Very basic rooms, beautiful terrace. ICU is a nice place to chill out - its in a very quiet neighbourhood although the house itself echoes the movements and conversations of most of the other guests. If there were a rowdy group here sleep might be difficult. It seems slightly overpriced for the room but the terrace, good WIFI and chilled... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I stayed for almost 3 months while I worked in town. While it is nice, and safe, you can get better prices and a better experience elsewhere. I was woken up by loud groups at all hours of the day and night. The guests treat the staff like personal assistants and the owners allow this. If you aren't Dutch, you... More

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Address: Bazzekuketta Road, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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