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Manhattan Guesthouse

Balintuma Road | Namirembe, Kampala, Uganda
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I don't want to be negative about this guesthouse as I liked my stay there. It took my taxi drive eight attempts at finding this guesthouse but an hour an half later we found it. It is in the midfle of nowhere but it was a quiet area. Staff are friendly. The only downside was if you wanted an alcoholic... More 

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pauline o, Manager at Manhattan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback, Am so sorry you had to go through that trying to find the place. Normally our guests request to be picked up or the taxi driver from the airport will call us for specific directions. And for the drinks , Our business has been greatly affected by the elections, we normally... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

This place is really terrible. Staff was acting uninterested and strange. The room wasn't clean and very hot. The guesthouse is not situated on the location that's pointed out on the tripadvisor map. It's in the middle of nowhere. We left after 10 minutes and went to another guesthouse.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Manhattan guesthouse is a nice little place situated in the rather quiet Namirembe not far from the busy city center. Although my room was a bit run down, it was clean with a fan and hot/cold water in the shower. There is a small restaurant serving not very inspiring food, but the restaurant garden is nice and the staff is... More 

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pauline o, Manager at Manhattan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and Thank you so much for supporting us. We depend on feedback to make the necessary changes. May God bless you. More 

ibadan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

i spent two night is manthattan guest house ,it is really nice and good and very affordable,very close to the town , a bodaboda will take you and bring you to the town for just like 10 mins , also you can take buses . really everything was perfect according to the price, it was like 72000 shs two night... More 

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pauline o, Manager at Manhattan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and Thank you so much for supporting us. Am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We depend on feedback to make the necessary changes. Please come back and visit us, you will be warmly welcomed. May God bless you. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I've just spent the last two months at the Manhattan Guest House and found it to be an excellent value option in Kampala. I think you have to consider the price when providing feedback on the room quality. They are basic, but they're also clean and comfortable. They can also be a bit noisy, but not overly so for Kampala,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Manhattan guesthouse is a fine, well located place with good and friendly service. The rooms are Ok with working hot showers and the garden is great. It is a 15 minute walk to the exciting ciity center and far away from the noisy citylife. The only problem was the party noise from a place half a block away that kept... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed for three nights in Manhattan Guesthouse around New Year's Eve. The room was clean but a little bit shabby. They have a restaurant and a bar. The food they prepared was delicious however, they were always run out of beer or it was warm. The owner and her daughter were every friendly and helpful. So was the rest... More 

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Aberystwyth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I spent two months at the Manhattan this summer and it was fantastic. It really felt like a home and the staff were always there helping out and being a friendly face. The rooms were cleaned daily and the bathrooms were fantastic considering where it is located (some rooms do have a hand held shower, but most of them are... More 

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Bucks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our charity teams have been staying at Manhattan for five years. We like the small size, which means personal service. The rooms are basic, but clean, and showers are usually warm. The location is good--up on a hill, the breeze usually blows and the traffic noise is not too bad. If you are looking for something 'western', go to one... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Stayed in Manhattan for 3 weeks while we were volunteering in Nakulabye, Kampala, It is a lovely haven and although basic ( sometimes showers were cold - but that was fine), the staff were so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. It is reasonably quiet at night time ( which is unusual in Africa) and the food is ok... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manhattan guest house is located on top of one of the seven Kampala hills, Namirembe in Uganda.Our rooms offer a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Room facilities include TVs, and they are all self contained. Rates include Breakfast.Our restaurant serves a wide variety of local and international foods. Our friendly and courteous staff offer personalized service that leaves memorable experiencesWe do have group buffets and meals ranging from 5000 to 10,000 Uganda shillings per plate.We do have room service all day anytime.Please note:Cancellation policy: 72hrs advance notice.Late cancellation or noshow � one night charge.Payment upon arrival by cash only.Check in from 12.00.Check out before 12.00.Breakfast included.Taxes included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manhattan Guesthouse

Address: Balintuma Road | Namirembe, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $24 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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