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Gorilla African Guest House

Plot 14 Jinja Road | Kiwafu, Entebbe EBB280, Uganda
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Entebbe, Uganda
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this guesthouse for two months as I was doing an internship at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), a 7-8 mins walk from the guesthouse. Food - Even though they have a relatively small menu, the food is pretty tasty. I loved the fresh beans and vegetables with chappati the most! They provide a good breakfast too,... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

After landing with the plane, we arrived at 3 am. The staff woke up and directly helped us with our bags to show us our room. We stayed here for 2 nights and we were taking good care of. In fact, after our journey through Uganda we came back. The staff is was very friendly and helpful, beautiful garden to... More 

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Lushoto
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I slept here twice one night each. I had booked via Agoda. First time I came they gave me the Dorm room, although I had booked a Single room more than one month before. They where full and explained that the rate I booked for was not anymore accordingly to the room, the prices had raised. The Business adviser tried... More 

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have been guest of Gorilla Guest House several times during the last six months due to the friendly atmosphere and modest prices. However since December 2014 there is a change in management of the guest house (price doubled) and as well as a renovation of the rooms is still ongoing. This last factor is creating disturbance to the guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The staff is very friendly and helps you with everything you need! They provide airport transfers at all times. And it's possible to storage you luggage during traveling. The accommodation is quiet and colorful. Gorilla's is a bit out of the center but this is exactly what will give you the real African experience! We loved it!

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Entebbe, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a wonderful place with amazing staff. Upon arrival they upgraded my room and went out of their way to make my stay as pleasant as possible. If I wanted to do something like go to a nearby village they sourced the best price, advised me of things in the vicinity and in generally made my stay so pleasant -... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at this G.H., the room i had was very nice and big with a king size bed! The restaurant serves good food and the staff is friendly. A disadvantage was the poor water pressure but we always had water. The location is walking distance to street shops/market where also route taxis (matatu) or motobike taxis can... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The staff is lovely and delightful to talk to. But the rooms unfortunately are not well kept and I think they are becoming less and less in good shape. I appreciated that the manager accept that I have dinner instead of breakfast as I was leaving so early to catch my flight. He took me on time to the airport... More 

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Broseley, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

What can I say, it went wrong from the word go! We left The Grand Imperial Hotel in Kampala and made our way by taxi to this guesthouse, once in Entebbe it took our driver over 2hrs to find it, no one had heard of it and when we called them up they were not at all helpful with directions... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I found the staff very friendly and accommodating when we had to extend our stay unexpectedly due to lost luggage, It is indeed a very quiet neighborhood and the rooms were clean. We had wonderful French toast for breakfast one morning, but sometimes breakfast was 2 boiled eggs, toast, and coffee. On the down side, our first room did not... More 

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