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Garuga, Kampala, Uganda
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Garuga Resort Beach Hotel
Ranked #16 of 112 Kampala B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here four times and i just can't get enough of this place. The place is so serene, located at the peninsula of lake victoria. It has a very blissful and calm atmosphere all you hear is the waves. Its located 10KM off the main road to the city but due to its ambient nature its so peaceful,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My partner had previously been to Garuga but I had not. We arrived without having booked in advance and were allocated a double room. There were no more than four more guests in the hotel. While the setting, on the shores of Lake Victoria, is beautiful the hotel is not ! Our balcony had no seats. On being asked for... More 

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Mississauga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I have stayed here twice now, and I'll keep going back. What an awesome location, right on the lake, very wide lakefront; stunning vast landscaping. Many different kinds of birds, even some monkeys. So peaceful, restful. First-class excellent rooms. Wonderful helpful staff. Decent food, though wish there was more variety.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

SO peaceful and relaxing, you'd think you left the city far far away. Yet you're only 10km off Entebbe road (we measured). Besides breathtaking views (sigh), it has that thing I always crave for when I go to the beach - of you can hear the water! Life seems to slow down in such a serene atmosphere - which is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A delightful setting with well maintained gardens overlooking Lake Victoria. Our bedroom was basically fine, but there was no seat for the toilet and the bedside lights did not work. There were cobwebs under the bed. We appreciated a hot shower for the first time after weeks up country. The evening meal was one course (inclusive) no fruit or desert.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We need a place away from the noisy Kampala city to chill. My first thought after a search was Garuga Resort hotel. But when I read someone wrote very selfish comment that its a place left to die, my expectation went down abit. I never gave up, despite going through the rough road, the resort is NOT a place left... More 

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Hamble, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We decided to spend a couple of nights here to relax after our pretty hectic tour. We were "allocated" a member of staff James to ensure that our stay went well and he did a very good job and was caring and helpful. The rooms are smart and comfortable and we slept well here. When we asked what we would... More 

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Kampala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My visit to the resort was such a fulfilling experience. We were looking for a place that is private and peaceful to relax and garuga resort did just that for us. We are bird lovers and what other better way to be woken up in the early morning but by a horn bill knocking at our balcony. The food was... More 

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kampala
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed a night in a so called suit and were very disappointed, even though our expectations weren't high. Although the spot next to lake Victoria is ok the hotel was not worth the money or the trip from Kampala. We were the only guests and it seemed the owner had given up and let the place die. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Being my 4th time here I am not surprised at the calmness of the place. The warmth of the service gives more reason to come back. Enjoyed the lake view, fishing, sight of various bird species and a boat ride. Its worth the 9km journey

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Address: Garuga, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Number of rooms: 20

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