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Mount Elgon Hotel

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30 Masaba Road, Mbale, Uganda
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Mount Elgon Hotel
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  • 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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Nairobi, Kenya
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dated hotel with a strange odour in the rooms. The showers were not very appealing could be improved as drainage was poor. The breakfast had excellent fruits. Staff are generally friendly. Would recommend getting a cheaper place in Mbale as the cost doesn't commensurate with what you get.

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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123 reviews 123 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Did not stay at this hotel but came here for dinner. a little off the beaten path (not off the main road) so a little hard to get public transportation FROM the hotel. Great food and drink selection! would recommend!

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Entebbe, Uganda
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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
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
30 helpful votes 30 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Address: 30 Masaba Road, Mbale, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Eastern Region > Mbale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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