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Karibu Guest House

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84 Nsamizi Rd, Entebbe, Uganda
Karibu Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Roatan, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our first night of our tour and last night before returning home. Nice quiet cozy place. Food is good, Leslie the owner/operator tentative and helpful. We stayed in the Lavender and Mango rooms, both large, clean, comfortable, plenty of hot water and free WIFI. Nice nature park close by, take the cook at the resort, he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on the first night of our tour and it was wonderful. The food was absolutely delicious and the staff went above and beyond for our comfort. The airline lost my luggage on my flight into Uganda, but the staff at Karibu went out of their way to help me track it down and even organised for it... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just one night after our arrival in Entebbe from Amsterdam, NE. We left early next morning (before the birds were up) for our flight to Kidepo National Park. It was such a short stay, but obvious that Karibu Guesthouse was a lovely place and we felt so welcomed. We stayed in the Lavender Room, which was clean, very... More 

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Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights during our time in Uganda - one night at the start, and one just prior to departure. All the staff were very welcoming, and we didn't have to worry about anything during our stay. The room was very comfortable with plenty of hot water for a shower. Leslie was fantastic! She drove us into town to... More 

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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of these places where you feel welcomed from the minute you enter the gate, the staff is attentive, the rooms spacious and we love the showers, gardens are wonderful and the food was the big surprise. Interesting conversations with the french owner added to the great experience. Also, they do take good care of you from a... More 

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Naivasha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Staff are well trained and SO friendly. Ugandan hospitality at its best. Great service, good location, though one does hear the noise of air traffic from Entebbe airport, there are ear plugs provided in the rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We spent two nights at Karibu Guest House and it lives up to its name - welcome really does fit this amazingly friendly professionally run guest house. Leslie and her wonderful friendly always smiling staff gave us a perfect start to our self drive safari. The rooms are spotless and welcoming, the garden relaxing, the food wonderful and the dogs... More 

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Flat Rock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We arrived at the Karibu after a grueling 26 hour travel day. They had arranged for a driver to pick us up at Entebbe airport - he was there on time and very courteous. The staff at Karibu were amazing! We were greeted in the parking lot and treated like family just returning from a long trip. The room was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed here on our way to our trekking adventures; and again on our way back home. The guest house is situated a convenient 10 minute drive from the airport; close to the presidential palace (so the area is quite safe). The venue itself is quite unpretentious, but the clean and comfortable. The staff are warm and really well trained.... More 

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Philadelphia PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The emphasis in the reviews here is on the seclusion and privacy, and justly so. What a wonderful oasis after a long drive or flight or encounter with Kampala traffic. Very close to the airport. Lushly planted, pleasant places to sit on the verandah or in the small garden area. Our very comfortable room was on the ground floor and... More 

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