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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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24 hotel reviews
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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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

AFEX is the best accommodation in Juba. Accommodation is clean and good. Laundry service unbeatable. Of course, it's still South Sudan and the cheaper rooms are simply containers (or deluxe containers, as they call them) at $160 or more per night. The smell from the abattoir next door can be a bit uncomfortable if the wind blows in the wrong... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I have stayed at AFEX during my business trip to Juba in spring 2012. I was suggested this accommodation by my American colleague: being the first time in South Sudan I did nor start looking for other alternatives. The price was impressive: about 250$ half-board in the bungalow. And what you get is really not more than a basic bungalow:... More 

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