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Nile River Camp

Bujagali Falls, Jinja 9999, Uganda
Nile River Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kigali, Rwanda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friends and I are 20 somethings living in East Africa and came to Nile River Camp for an inexpensive spring break getaway. It was lovely! Great food, comfortable beds, decent bathrooms/showers, pool, safe area, AND a rope swing into the Nile River which was definitely our favorite part! I highly recommend this place!

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Mubende
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organized and fun place to stay, tented accommodation is very affordable and dorm rooms are great too. Food is cheap and very well prepared. Beers are cold and everything is kept clean by great staff. Well worth the visit for a break from Kampala or just a backpackers stay.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place. Incredible staff, great food, warm showers, cheap but clean accommodation (if fact the beds are extremely comfy), cold beers and an all round lovely vibe, The two managers are wonderful, always willing to go the extra mile and cook up an amazing BBQ on request. This is my favourite place for a weekend get away with friends. Oh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

There's so much to do during the day, wether it be white water rafting or the famous flying fox and at night every night can be a party but there's always room for quiet when you want. Definitely the highlight of my trip to Uganda, with a brilliant new manager and the best burgers in Jinja. This place is definitely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We camped two nights at the Nile River camp when we did our whitewater rafting with Nalubale on the Nile river at the end of February. Nile River camp is nicely located outside town (quiet), has a beautiful view over the River from the bar/restaurant area. The facilities for the campers were good (very clean shared toilets and showers with... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I stayed in the dorm for a night since I was doing rafting the next day. The place is pretty awesome - very friendly and helpful staff, clean, lots of things to do and good food! I happened to chat with Bingo (one of the owners) and Anton ( the manager) over a game of cricket and they were extremely... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Normally I like budget spots, and enjoy the young people I meet in hostel style accommodations. Perhaps it was just that night. But the experience I had this particular night was just awful. From the exceptionally rude people I met to the unbelievably bad fruit (who in the world can mess up fruit??? These guys did- what they did was... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

There are lots of activities you can engage in. I did enjoy the rope swing into the Nile and hikes in the near by villages. The bar is perfectly located with a great view and good food. In addition they have great accommodation and friendly staff.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I spent about 8 nights, off & on, here, over Christmas & New Year. Stayed in a dorm room all the time. Comfortable, clean, apart from a few animal droppings from the roof. Really clean, well maintained shower & toilet block. Bar area clean, friendly,as were all the staff. Beer prices reasonable, as was food, which was adequate, but not... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nile River Camp has much to offer - a variety of accommodation options, great bar with very friendly, helpful staff, delicious food, kayaks to rent, boat trips, a swimming pool and a stunning view of the Nile. Needing to recharge? Then stay over for a few nights - tents and dorms available or bring your own camping gear.

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