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Mount Elgon Hotel

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30 Masaba Road, Mbale, Uganda
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Mount Elgon Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Mbale
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Entebbe, Uganda
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times and am always happy to stay here. Sometimes I stop on the way north - the last really good accommodation Clean rooms, friendly staff and great garden and Spas It is easy to find very reasonably priced A bit noisy at the buffet some times at night

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised as hotel has been renovated sine we stayed here 19 years prior. Great food, beautiful views & gardens and nice pool. I grew up just around the corner from the hotel 40+ years ago and even back then this hotel was considered a top hotel. Our family enjoyed our one night there and wish we could have... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming hotel is the absolute best in Mbale. The hotel is an old, charming building from the colonial era but has been renovated. A sample of some of the best parts: great shower (consistent hot water), bed (spring mattress not foam), pillows (fluffy not pancake-like), and spa (steam room, sauna, and a lounge area that looks out into a... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The peace and tranquillity with beautiful views over the hills make this a special place. The staff were also exceptionally friendly and the room was basic but clean and comfortable. The food is reasonable and the two bars were a good place to unwind. I would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Very few place in top hotels will give you the same feeling as these folks. the most heartwarming customer service i have received in the service industry in Uganda. always happy, jolly, engaging and caring. professional too. the ambiance is nice. the rooms are clean. the spa too is good as well as the food. and the staff are aces... More

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

I stayed four nights over a period of about a week and was overjoyed to get back to the relaxed and friendly environment of the Mont Elgon Hotel. Rooms were good, food generally good and the staff were very friendly and always helpful, especially the lovelye Eseri and Rachel. Hilly recommended.

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Eastbourne, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Visiting mount elgon hotel was one if the best things on my trip. As a large group for dinner we had our own outdoor cabin with a wonderfull buffet and bar of every drink you could imagine. We were really looked after. During the day i loved the spa and pool and enjoyed the cocktails! Evening time the bar was... More

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Cardiff, Wales
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is the best place to stay in Mbale. I stayed for 4 nights with a large group. The hotel, whilst not as flash as the Protea is well looked after with attentive friendly staff. Service is slow but predictable and whilst there were unwanted bands playing on too many of our evenings, it is a relatively calm and peaceful... More

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Roanoke , VA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were a large group staying a nearby Guest House for several weeks. So we went and 'splurged" on a great night out at this stunning property. The bar down by the pool was the perfect sunset setting as we enjoyed drinks, playing pool and having a great time. Later the dinner was perfect as most of us ordered pizza.... More

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zurich
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel a number of times. Considering other hotels on offer in Mbale, this is by far the best. The front desk service is good (people are super friendly). The food is OK. I heard that the massages are good. The rooms are nice. Internet is fast. Could be better though if: the gym was actually... More

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Address: 30 Masaba Road, Mbale, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Eastern Region > Mbale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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