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JBK Hotel

Luwum Street | Across from ABC Capital Bank and near Barclays Bank, Kampala, Uganda
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

we chose to stay in this hotel for 2 nights pre and 1 night post a safari and Gorilla tracking in Bwindi. Our late arrival to Kampala but a swift pick up by our travel company and we arrived at JBK. On arrival we had to wake the receptionist, we checked in eventually and were told we had to pay... More 

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Velden, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

If you a good and safe hotel in the center of Kampala and if you prefer spending your money for other things than sleeping JBK Hotel is a good choice. The rooms are quite big, bathrooms really nice with all time hot water (do not forget to switch heater on!), internet is available, AC too and receptionist are all very... More 

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

A very well located hotel, that is reasonably neat, good bathrooms, hot water available. Wireless internet is free and fast. Breakfast not too good. Quiet at night, despite being in the city. Close to all attractions. There is a mall close-by.

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

I did a review of Aponye Hotel where a an air-conditioned double goes for $30 USD per night. For the extra $20 USD, the JBK hotel on Luwum Street across from the ABC Capital Bank and Barclays Bank is well worth it. Why? For the extra $20 USD you get a free breakfast (at Jacquie's restaurant on the 3rd floor)... More 

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