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Manhattan Guesthouse

Balintuma Road | Namirembe, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is really terrible. Staff was acting uninterested and strange. The room wasn't clean and very hot. The guesthouse is not situated on the location that's pointed out on the tripadvisor map. It's in the middle of nowhere. We left after 10 minutes and went to another guesthouse.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Manhattan guesthouse is a nice little place situated in the rather quiet Namirembe not far from the busy city center. Although my room was a bit run down, it was clean with a fan and hot/cold water in the shower. There is a small restaurant serving not very inspiring food, but the restaurant garden is nice and the staff is... More 

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ibadan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

i spent two night is manthattan guest house ,it is really nice and good and very affordable,very close to the town , a bodaboda will take you and bring you to the town for just like 10 mins , also you can take buses . really everything was perfect according to the price, it was like 72000 shs two night... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I've just spent the last two months at the Manhattan Guest House and found it to be an excellent value option in Kampala. I think you have to consider the price when providing feedback on the room quality. They are basic, but they're also clean and comfortable. They can also be a bit noisy, but not overly so for Kampala,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Manhattan guesthouse is a fine, well located place with good and friendly service. The rooms are Ok with working hot showers and the garden is great. It is a 15 minute walk to the exciting ciity center and far away from the noisy citylife. The only problem was the party noise from a place half a block away that kept... More 

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed for three nights in Manhattan Guesthouse around New Year's Eve. The room was clean but a little bit shabby. They have a restaurant and a bar. The food they prepared was delicious however, they were always run out of beer or it was warm. The owner and her daughter were every friendly and helpful. So was the rest... More 

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Aberystwyth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I spent two months at the Manhattan this summer and it was fantastic. It really felt like a home and the staff were always there helping out and being a friendly face. The rooms were cleaned daily and the bathrooms were fantastic considering where it is located (some rooms do have a hand held shower, but most of them are... More 

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Bucks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our charity teams have been staying at Manhattan for five years. We like the small size, which means personal service. The rooms are basic, but clean, and showers are usually warm. The location is good--up on a hill, the breeze usually blows and the traffic noise is not too bad. If you are looking for something 'western', go to one... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Stayed in Manhattan for 3 weeks while we were volunteering in Nakulabye, Kampala, It is a lovely haven and although basic ( sometimes showers were cold - but that was fine), the staff were so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. It is reasonably quiet at night time ( which is unusual in Africa) and the food is ok... More 

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Derbys
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

I have stayed at The Manhattan for 3 consecutive years now and each time return it's like going home. The hotel is very well placed for Kampala close to Mengo. The garden is set high off the road and provides a beautiful sun set setting when the sky allows. The staff are the unique and amazing ingredient here...they are just... More 

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Address: Balintuma Road | Namirembe, Kampala, Uganda
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Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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