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Backpackers Hostel & Campsite

3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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Overview
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 1, 2016
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“Budget hostel ”
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Fat Cat Backpackers
177 reviews
#1 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
Bushpig Backpackers
94 reviews
#2 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
Malakai Eco Lodge
84 reviews
#16 of 101 hotels in Kampala
 
Red Chilli Hideaway
397 reviews
#3 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks like it used to be a really fun backpackers hostel many years ago, but since then it has been neglected. It's a big facility but has a very desolate and abandoned feel to it as very few people are there. Don't expect...More

Thank Arya07
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

I read many bad reviews on this hostel, and I completely disagree. The staff were nice (even if it seemed they somehow tried to avoid talking to me) and helpful. For example, they immediately came to fix the light in tje toilet, they cleaned it,...More

1  Thank supersky-abc
Reviewed January 21, 2017

+ Our Room (double, shared bathroom) was nice and had everything needed + Airport Pick-Up can be organized and worked well for us (we landed at 4am) + Breakfast is good, although do not expect to get it at 6 even if they claim they...More

1  Thank Matthias G
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Checked in for a bit and the first impression was not so bad for the price. Staff seem to be confused as to why they are here in the first place and yes the boss I must say leads the pack. Right in the heart...More

Thank Asiimwe A
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The room was fine but expensive for what it was...then we lost power and the staff didn't seem to care about fixing it! All night with no electricity - pretty miserable. Breakfast was poor. Staff were average - did not help us with our further...More

Thank KEH278
Fat Cat Backpackers
177 reviews
#1 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
Bushpig Backpackers
94 reviews
#2 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
Malakai Eco Lodge
84 reviews
#16 of 101 hotels in Kampala
 
Red Chilli Hideaway
397 reviews
#3 of 126 Specialty lodging in Kampala
 
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  • Number of rooms
  • 23
  • Location
  • Uganda >
  • Central Region >
  • Kampala
  • Also Known As
  • Backpackers Hostel & Campsite Hotel Kampala ,
  • Backpackers Hostel And Campsite
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"Only certain double rooms have power outlets, dorms do not."
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"Huts out-back are quaint and away from club"
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"Dorms are cheap and clean."
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"Get a proper room with door that locks and not the bunks. Take care of and keep luggage safe"
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