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Yellow Haven Lodge

Plot 203 Kawuku | Bunga, Ggaba, Kampala 33858, Uganda
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here twice. Had an amazing time, every time! Held my 30th birthday here and the hosts were incredible! Complete with a pizza party, thai massage, manis, pedis, and surpise birthday cake. We swam and took boat rides and pretty much couldn't have been in a more beautiful place, which was clean, very accomodating and a great deal of fun!... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is the perfect alternative to a big hotel. Joan and Ronald have great vision and pit it to practice. Set in an incredibly beautiful location that co-exists well with its natural setting, it is clean, comfortable and as the name says a haven. Joan and Ronald really care about meeting your needs and it feels homely. When I returned... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed for three nights at Yellow Haven with Joan and Ron and are very pleased. As we arrived a couple of hours before our room Ross Turaco would be available, they decided to upgrade us for free to room Wild Geese "so that we might get settled immediately". They, as well as their staff, were great hosts being attentive... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Just awesome, the pictures don't do it justice. Joan and Ron are simply amazing. Fast WIFI, very very clean. loads of things to do on and around the lake and just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had our Management Team Retreat at the Yellow Haven, and it was just great!! They have a very nice conference room, where you can easily fit 30 people. It's spacious, light and all the necessary facilities are there. We were welcomed with tea, coffee and warm banana muffins, which were delicious! Lunch and dinner were delicious as well, and... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I haven't visited myself, but was chatting with friends in NY who came back from visiting. I plan on going next year. Apparently the restaurant is really good, thanks to a new chef there who makes great european-american fusion dishes. They were raving about the sundowners and the fresh-fruit cocktails. Sounds like living...I'm there next year!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A quick and easy drive to Kampala, the Yellow Haven is perfect for a getaway without a long drive. Ron and Joan are welcoming and helpful and make you feel "at home". I travelled with two friends, and our accomodation had two singles and a double bed. We cooked our own meals and had a late night drink in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I've been travelling around East Africa for a year, and I came back to the Yellow Haven because when in Kampala I need to get away from the traffic and hubbub - and just relax. I think it's awesome that just a short drive from the city center, I can find myself in this beautiful, quiet nature reserve! The Lodge... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Some friends and I decided to get away for the weekend at the very last minute (think noon on Friday). We had heard of the Yellow Haven and decided to give it a try. We were very pleasantly surprised! The rooms are beautiful and spacious, and very affordable when sharing with others. The hosts, Joan and Ronald, were helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Echt een aanrader in Kampala. Zodra je door het hek bent wordt je in de watten gelegd! Highly recommend - a real Oasis in Kampala. Apartments are spacious and lovely. Sorry we could only stay one night! Hosts go the extra mile to make you comfortable-we really enjoyed it!

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