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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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Naivasha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Mtunzini, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had a lovely time at Karibu Guest House - Rhys and Sam were incredibly welcoming, and all the staff we met were extremely friendly. It's in a great location, with a beautiful garden and a view of the lake. It was very peaceful, and the room had everything you could need for a very comfortable stay - the bed... More 

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Get away from the bustle of city noise to the quiet Karibu Guest House. Staff was warm, welcoming and didn't complain about our overweight bags! You will enjoy a terrific meal and a peaceful stay in this lovely inn.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed here upon late arrival at the Entebbe airport, and during a 9 hour layover after traveling out to the jungles. The staff was wonderful and appropriately attentive. The rooms were clean and comfortable, with good sized bathrooms and hot showers. Our room on the second floor had a lovely view of the gardens, and off in the distance,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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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