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Acholi Inn Hotel

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4 / 6 Elizabeth Rd, Gulu, Uganda
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Acholi Inn Hotel
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Gulu
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed at the Acholi Inn for two months in Spring of 2009 (although my review says Aug 13). The rooms were clean and the staff was very helpful and would do just about anything to accomodate a guest. The pool was fantastic and just what I needed after a day's work in dusty Gulu. The bar was great and... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is probably twice the price of other accommodation in the town but its a regular haunt of westerners using Gulu as a base. Accommodation was 100,000 USH for the night for double room. Rooms are adequate but no hot water at all night or morning, which was a pain. Its difficult to know whether this was known about or... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Used to stay here and take groups. But, more and more you would go and find so many things not working - lights, toilets, a/c, etc. Plus, the general condition is bad - things broken and plaster and paint in bad shape. Food is not very good and is WAY over-priced. The general staff is friendly, but the management is... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a dinner here for a number of Ugandan work colleagues. Great setting outside under the night sky. Huge choice of menu options - which normally makes me suspicious - but they all seemed fine. My goat curry and chapatis was one of the best I have had in Uganda. Strongly recomend.

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London, UK
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135 reviews 135 reviews
96 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stayed here for one night in February. Sadly, the place is deteriorating and nothing seems to be done about it. Numerous light bulbs no longer work, especially in the restaurant and in the first room we were given. Air conditioning no longer works and all the remotes are missing their batteries so even when you find a room with... More

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Bäckebron, Värmlands Län, Sweden
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This place is excellent as a stop over on the dusty roads, to or from Kideppo, one really needs a shower and a nights rest and this is easy to find, dinner and breakfast was ok here, Wifi in the Bar and Lobby. The charm is that its not updated.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is a nice hotel. There is a pool; free wifi in the lobby; nice cold beer in the bar. Friendly staff. Good laundry service at a very good price. Easy walk into town, one block from the post office, or bodabodas across the street in front of the hotel

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Cheshire, England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Gulu is not exactly on the tourist map and hence accommodation is limited. There is one very top end place and then the Acholi Inn and then you are in to pretty basic traditional african hotels. It has a nice pool, basic rooms where air con didn't work and poor quality bathrooms but a nice bar and good restaurant. Probably... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We stayed only 1 night in this hotel with a group to watch the solar eclipse. The staff was very friendly and interested. The food was OK, but the kitchen obviously wasn't used to deal with large groups and had problems to provide enough plates and cutlery. The restaurant was not exactly a nice place to stay. The rooms are... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I travelled to Gulu and finally settled on this hotel after looking for other places to stay with no success. Acholi inn is more expensive than the other hotels in the vicinity by about USG20,000. I was given a room in a that had poor drainage in the bathroom and water would spill to the room every time i took... More

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Address: 4 / 6 Elizabeth Rd, Gulu, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Northern Region > Gulu
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Acholi Hotel Gulu

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