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Surjio's Guest House

Plot 24 Kisinja Road | P.O Box 2026, Jinja, Uganda (Formerly Palm Tree Guest House)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During an extended stay in Kampala, we needed a relaxing stay close to some action for our teenage twins. We chose Jinja, and after two dreadful nights in a hotel near by Surjio, we stumbled over Surjio's Guesthouse. A quick guided tour of the premises, and we decided to save the rest of our stay in Jinja by checking in.... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Surjio was a brilliant host and we had a great stay in one of his three bedroom apartments. He responded promptly to emails, was available to answer questions I had prior to the visit and connected us to an excellent taxi driver when we arrived. The apartment was spacious and included a washing machine and two bathrooms. There were guards... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Our Mission team stayed at Serjios for a week. It's a marvelous, serene home-away-from-home environment overlooking Lake Victoria. The employees are warm & attentive to your needs from the front desk, housecleaning to food service. The food is scrumptious, i.e, talapia or brick oven pizza. I just can't say enough good things about this hotel/B&B & it's owner Serjio, himself.... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I stopped on there on my way to All Terrain Adventure. Good for people who want to keep away from the noise and bustle.. The prices are Ok but not for the average Ugandan. It is found in the middle of Jinja town and so is conveniently situated for a number of activities in and around Jinja.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Went to this hotel on a recommendation of a friend with my son. It was a beautiful garden spot a mere few steps from the Nile. The room was roomy and modern with hot shower and a comfortable bed, our room next to the pool. Good Italian food altho somewhat limited menu if staying more than a few nights. Great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Surjio's came highly recommended to me and it did not disappoint. A wonderful, relaxing oasis with great attention from the staff. Surjio really takes time to know the fellow guests and makes you feel at home. This is a perfect place for solo travelers. And best of the all, the spinach calzone is a must try from the kitchen! I... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Stopped here with my team between villages while doing aid type work in Uganda. This place knows how to cater to a westerner. So many other hotels that we visit, while still clean and safe, don't feel like home or restful. They have TV's and weird layouts and not enough windows. Our room here was open, clean, well simply layed... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I loved this place so much. The staff was great and helpful always smiles and eager to help you out. Surjio the owner is a great guy and love his ideology and what he envisions for the place. Our room had a scenic view, the showers where hot and the WiFi was fast. I felt more relaxed than I had... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We spent on night in jinja at Surjios and this was the highlight of our two weeks in Uganda. The room quality was excellent, the service and personal approach from Surj made it a home from home. Our kids loved the pizza, as did we. Very good value and a definite for our next visit to Uganda.

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Didsbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We just stayed for 10 days for the 5th year in a row and we love love love the rooms and your food, and your staff (especially Miriam, Ivan, Caesar are exceptional). Coming back from volunteering it is such a treat to get in your pool and relax... We are in heaven staying at your guest home and eating pizza... More 

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