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ICU Guesthouse

Bazzekuketta Road, Kampala, Uganda
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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The Location is out of center and hard to find for boda boda and taxis. The room for which they were charging USD 34 per night was just a 4 m2 place with only a bed inside and no facilities which they were promising in the emails exchange. The staff was pretty unpleasanat and unhelpful, but the worst was that... More 

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Grassrootzadventures, Eigenaar at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Witold, thank you for taking your time to give us this review. I must say that me and the staff are very surprised and we think you should have told us your grievences when you where at the guesthouse. especially since you spend more then enough time there. Our staff went a long way to make your stay a... More 

Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The location is out of the crazy Kampala centre, but close enough to get there in a 10 minute drive with a boda boda. The four student from Belgium that we were visiting, were enthusiast about the guest house, they are staying there for 3 month. From the ICU guest-house its a short drive to the main road out of... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This is a good option for a backpacker place in Kampala. The house is lovely, and the roof top deck is excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is free wifi throughout the house. If you are searching for a backpacker vibe, you'll find it here. However, if you may find yourself paying extra for this vibe. For the... More 

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, it really helps us to improve on our services! More 

Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

As Kampala is usually very crazy and busy, ICU is a great place to come home to after a long day. (Also to stay and relax for a day, btw :)) It's located in the quiet area of Rubaga. I chose to move to ICU for a month after staying in an apartment in Ntinda for some weeks, and I... More 

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Chrisitne, thank you for the great feedback, what you have put in words is exaclty our aim here at ICU Guesthouse! We hope to welcome you agaian one day. Greetings from Kampala. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I stayed in Uganda for a month with an international crew filming a documentary on a local organisation. For the whole 4 weeks we were based at the ICU Guesthouse, and we really couldn't have stayed at a more perfect place. All of the management were extremely welcoming and helpful, - they always had tips to help us get around... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I stayed at ICU for a month in August, and it felt like home to me. The staff is wonderful- very friendly, accommodating and personable. The chef makes delicious meals every night and the guests eat together like a big family. It's clean and comfortable, with a beautiful patio, a beer fridge, and free Wifi. I can't wait to go... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This summer I've stayed in the ICU guest house for one month and it was a very pleasant stay. The people are very friendly and the guesthouse is nice and clean. The bar on the roof gives you a place to relax and read a book or just drink a beer. The fresh prepared food by the chef is also... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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