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AFEX Juba

Hai Malakal, alongside River Nile, Juba, South Sudan
AFEX Juba
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite place to stay in Juba - the view in the morning as the sun comes up over breakfast is wonderful. The staff always make you feel welcome and there are lots of interesting people passing through. Mexican night is a favourite. Management cutbacks are kicking in, however. The buffet has gone and the new menu is not flexible.... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Security, security, security.... run by a great team, with fantastic rooms, mozzie nets, very good dining selections. The bar is well stocked, very good service and a view of the Nile that doesn't leave you wanting.... Easily the best and most secure place to stay if you are a visitor/contractor etc... Couldn't fault it at all...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Spent almost 7 weeks here and enjoyed it a great deal. Nothing fancy here but great staff (very attentive, great general manager), great internet, and great TV. Nice view of the Nile from the restaurant area. The rooms are big and clean with a small kitchenette (microwave no stove). The restaurant is good not great but they do try to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Have just had 3 fantastic weeks with Afex staff at there riverside camp. Accommodation is great with dstv, wifi;and on suite facilities. The Riverside restaurant is going through a transformation at present with a new a la carte menu to compliment there themed nights which run every night. This is 1 of the safest and secure places to stay in... More 

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is excellent and very well secured. It is also very close to the airport. It serves buffet for breakfast and dinner which are excellent. The restaurant is just by the river Nile so it's a great spot to hang out. You can also smoke 'shisha'! Rooms are cosy with air-con, little kitchenette, DSTV, Wi-Fi etc.. This is not... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Anyone who has been to Juba knows that the selection of places to stay is dictated as much by satey as it is by comfort. Let's face it, you're not selecting from a choice of 5 star hotels. Be that as it may, AFEX is by far the best choice in my opinion. The security of the compound is excellent.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Been to da Vincci along the nile river. Almost the same setting. Food selection include indian and chinese. Had some biryani and fried rice. Good taste. the waiting time a bit long, may be due to large group of 8. The cheese nan is ok. The close proximity to airport allow you to view the plane taking off or landing... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for 8 months...it is a great and the best place to be in Juba. You have the view of the Nile River while eating your meals. The meals are excellent, I gain weight while staying in this hotel because of their buffet meals. The desserts are very delicious. The service is punctual, the staff will take... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

AFEX is a great place for drinks and food because of its beautiful setting along the Nile. I recommend the Mexican option on Friday nights - very generous and tasty portions (I liked the beef tacos). Pizzas are also quite good. Be warned that you need to order before 2100 - the kitchen closes early. Be very careful when leaving... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Really had a very pleasant four night stay in May. Remember this is South Sudan and every thing here is a bit of an adventure. This is more a camp and less of a typical hotel. I had a small "pod," which is like a small mobile home (caravan for the Brits) but is was very pleasant. Had a desk/work... More 

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