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Karibu Guest House

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84 Nsamizi Rd, Entebbe, Uganda
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The guest house itself is fantastic, very beautiful in a lovely setting on the hill with views of lake Victoria. The staff are attentive and friendly and the food is brilliant. The managers Rhys and Samm are excellent, they organised an incredible experience in Uganda for myself and a friend, their knowledge and contacts ensured we experienced the best Uganda... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Karibu at the start and end of our holiday in Uganda. Having never written a review before we support everything that has already been said about this lovely guesthouse. It has relaxing gardens, great rooms with fantastic showers and verandas. As well as being conveniently located the customer service from staff and management is excellent. When staying... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Towards the end of last year I had another trip to Uganda, staying at the delightful Karibu Guest House for a few days both at the beginning and end of my holiday. It is as lovely as ever, a beautiful environment with attention to detail through out. This time I stayed in one of the newer rooms, Lavender, which was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Karibu is a magical place to stay for a few days to get a feel for Entebbe and as a great stepping stone to explore a wonderful country. Our hosts were brilliant, the accommodation is quiet, calming and the gardens are great to sit back and have a sundowner or just watch the multitude of birds the garden attracts. Food... More 

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A tropical garden filled with the sound of birdsong. Brilliant coloured feathers turning sunlight into fleeting fairy lights. Go-away birds crashing through foliage, their raucous calls of relief that the delicate branch, desperate grabbed onto, held their weight. Now if only they could remember what the purpose of it all was about? Situated in a quiet street above the small... More 

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It is a very nice place to to get away from the noise of the city.It is pretty relaxing.The air is fresh,there are so many flowers,they have a well kept garden.The meals were tasty and filling.Lovely African style........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

After refusing to stay in the over priced, soulless hotels that Entebbe has to offer and reading the tripadviaor reviews for Karibu Guest House, I thought I would give it a try... I arrived early on a Saturday morning to be warmly greeted by a smiling Jenny and the offer of a cup of fresh coffee in the garden -... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What a treat. Huge comfortable bed, serene and beautiful gardens with lovely outdoor eating area, views down to Lake Victoria, my first wildlife sighting of a fishing owl, great food, wonderful staff and a homely feeling. Felt really safe as a solo traveler.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We have stayed twice at Karibu and really like it. Though it looks "African" with lovely gardens and "quaint" buildings, we enjoyed niceties like hot water, horizontal surfaces, great mosquito netting, delicious breakfast, free wi-fi, and efficient airport pick-up that are often lacking even at "big, Western" hotels. We had a delicious dinner one evening (reservations made beforehand). Some small... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed there over a weekend and it was wonderful. The room was beautifully decorated and the mosquito net was the biggest I have ever seen. The staff were friendly and helpful - they came to spray insect repellent and prepare the net around 6 pm. They also helped us get a taxi to town the next morning. The only... More 

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