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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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Set by the beautiful Lake Victoria the Karibu Guest House is the ideal place to stay whether you have just arrived at Entebbe International airport or are about to leave via that airport. Karibu is only 10 minutes away from the airport yet its gardens and excellent rooms make you feel like you are in a quiet peaceful paradise. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot begin to explain how much this place will exceed your expectations. It is in the most beautiful setting on Lake Victoria allowing you to enjoy some of the most magical African sunsets. The rooms are lovely, exceptionally clean and the showers are wonderful and warm! The staff are friendly, polite and cannot do enough for you coupled with... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Karibu is a case study in how to anticipate guests' requirements, and then deliver on them in a low key, unostentatious manner that makes hospitality look easy. The staff are exceptionally well trained, and strike a fine balance between being attentive, yet giving you your own space. The staff of many hotels and lodges which cater for the African... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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