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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is situated in the heart of Kampala and its 'CBD'. The place is good and cheep with a nice restaurant downstairs where its possible to get authentic Ugandan food. There is also a nice terrace in the sitting area of the hotel where is possible to admire Kampala hills. The place is so so noisy because the traffic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Hotel is located on one of the busiest roads in Kampala. Taxis honking through the night, people screaming, BUT if you come prepared (ear plugs) you can have a good stay here if you consider the money you pay. (approx 25$ double). In that price range it is hard to find something decent in Kampala. But this place is clean,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The hotel is self is extremely good value. The location can't get any better and staff are very friendly. The only issue is the noise outside the hotel. It faces an extremely busy street and the noise stayed all night which made it very hard to get any sleep.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A friend of mine stayed here for a few nights and i was to pick her up and show here around Kampala and hangout for a bit but the security guards are all very unfriendly, asking me what i was going up for or whether i was lost. Also the receptionists were not friendly. but the rooms are quite nice,... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Stayed 7 nights at US$25 a night in room with very comfortable double bed, working fan and ensuite with hit and miss hot water. Very clean and relatively modern. Filling breakfast of fruit, coffee/tea, omelette and 2 pieces of toast and jam. Served between 6am - 10am. Wifi worked well in lobby and lobby floor room close to the router.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed 4 nights and for the price it was ok. The personell is very friendly and ready to help. The breakfast is included and is tasty and generous so that you can consider it a full meal. There is wi-fi. The hotel is very centrally located, try to book a room not facing the main street but on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The rooms (and we tried two) were pretty basic and clean enough. The room rate also included a decent breakfast. We started off with a room with a view that faced the park across the street, which was picturesque, but the nearby night clubs down the street were so loud until 4:00 AM that we didn't get any sleep. We... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

i liked everything, it is clean, cheap, nice city view and nice hospitality with nice breakfast but the breakfast is the same every morning if you are staying for more than a day, and the city noise which comes from the non stop taxi, bodaboda and other vehicle movements, as well the clubs down there so if you are ok... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

It looks scruffy from the outside but the self contained rooms are nice spacious and very clean. Good laundry service, good wifi and good breakfast (included). Internet cafe just one floor down if you need a computer. If you mind noise be careful when you select your room, some of them are extremely noisy. I'd avoid the restaurant, dark place... More 

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Thank Annasito
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Stayed one night when I arrived from Kabale by Posta Bus..Excellent value for a budget hotel city centre, suprised how large the room was with ensuite bathroom which was spotless clean and had plenty of hot water. Fan in room did not work as electrical conection at the wall was loose .Comfy bed and pillow with intact mosquito net.My room... More 

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Address: 42 Kampala Road | P O Box 2246, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
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Price Range: $34 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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