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African Roots Guest House

3.0 of 5 8 Left Lane | Manyago, Entebbe, Uganda
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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good quality guesthouse just 5 a 10 minutes from the airport in Entebbe, We stayed for two nights. One in the beginning and one at the end of our holiday. Good quality and clean room with a balcony, bath and shower. It is in the middel of a small villa area. Just 300 mtr from Victoria Lake where you... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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52 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This absolutely lovely, perfectly spotless, extremely well kept gem of a guesthouse may be new but it is getting rave reviews for very good reasons, and let me add mine and if I could add a few more stars I would. Let me begin. First there's Stella, who opens her lovely warm arms to you and sweeps you up the... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there recently on my way back to the UK. The guesthouse is very comfortable and clean. The staff are so friendly and Annette made sure I was in time for my flight. Also in a fine position near Lake Victoria. I would certainly recommend it.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

African Roots was BY FAR the nicest place we stayed in the whole of our five weeks in Uganda. Upon arrival our group of six were told we had been switched from sharing two triple rooms to instead sharing four bedrooms (two twin, two double) across the entire top floor (free of charge). What a pleasant surprise! This was to... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night before catching plane back to Australia . Nothing was too much trouble for Anna or Stella . The room was large clean a great fan ( no a/c) ensuite (not all have) and big balcony what more could you ask.Great home cooked basic food that comes with a great smile. If you want a bottle... More 

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Detroit, MI
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Initially this was a stop over on my way to Masaka, and proved to be an excellent place to recover from 2 days flight. My airport pick up waited the 1 1/2 hours for me to clear health screening and customs. No grumbling. They got me into my room and I zonked out. When I came to, I found out... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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32 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed here as a stopover before our flight out the next day. Taken as such, I would highly recommend this place. Rooms are large and comfortable. The tub shower wasn't great, but it worked fine and had a tankless hot water heater. The service at this place is above and beyond the already good service we received elsewhere in... More 

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Agnes gave us an overly warm welcome, helped us organizing stuff we needed for our trip as phone cards, tickets for the bus etc. and just made us feel at home from the first day on in Uganda. Our room was nice and clean, however a little noisy in the morning as the windows were leading to the patio with... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This us a genuine bargan in a great spot near the lake good size rooms and beds very comfortable meet and greetplus extra taxi services very reasonable . Very friendly snd good food even on a late arrival

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed at African Roots Guest House 3 different times on our last vacation. The lovely ladies running this place are wonderful. So friendly and always have a smile. They picked us up and dropped us off at the airport in the middle of the night and also drove us to a few different places in Entebbe.... More 

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Address: 8 Left Lane | Manyago, Entebbe, Uganda
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Location: Uganda > Central Region > Entebbe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — African Roots Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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