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Yellow Haven Lodge

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Room & Suite (42)
Pool & Beach (32)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Yellow Haven's beautiful gardens are an oasis of peace and quiet surrounded by papyrus groves on the shores of Lake Victoria. The modern Dutch-style Lodge is easily accessible from Kampala - but miraculously far from the hustle and bustle of the city. The gardens and water inlets are home to a great variety of birds, frogs, and fish - and boats are available anytime, just to paddle along the lovely shoreline, to fish, or to have a picnic or barbecue on one of the nearby islands. There's also great hiking and cycling - and at day's end you can take a dip in the infinity pool, have a sauna or massage, or simply relax with one of our fresh-fruit cocktails and a snack! Designer-architect Ronald Scheer and his long-suffering Irish wife, Joan, dreamed of building this enchanting complex during their many years in Africa - a place where friends from around the world could experience the magic of nature while living in luxury, and enjoying great service - and great food. At the Yellow Haven, you'll reside in an ultra-modern two storey townhouse, or in one of the two lovely single storey units. All apartments are fitted with the latest European amenities and offer total privacy and comfort. Thinking of hosting business friends? Our bar is a great place to meet and chat, and the magnificent conference room with its panoramic windows overlooking the lake will stun your guests, and is outfitted with everything you'll need to make your meeting a success. At all times - for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - our affordable wining and dining hideaway, The Snug, offers an unforgettable and very relaxed culinary experience: satisfying and inventive menus are changed daily to make the most of the great local fish, meats, and produce - and you can always ask the Chef to fix you whatever your heart desires at no extra cost. At the Yellow Haven, our motto is - The Personal Touch, Done to Perfection ... Come see why!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Lake View
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My wife and I used Yellow Haven Lodge as our base for our Gorilla Trek and Safari trips. The Lodge is only 45 mins to a hour from Entebbe airport and is set on Lake Victoria, so is perfectly located to be a base to explore Uganda from. You can get into central Kampala in 30
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A break, without the arduous travel! That was the only mandate. Yellow Haven Lodge was like travelling down a rabbit hole, where a wonderland awaited.. and not far from city centre. The Lodge felt like a time capsule. Joan and Ronald definitely have an eye for detail, be it the
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Just outside of the hectical and chaotic Kampala, there is this very nice lodge. Dutch style houses, that separates the city from a small paradise being the backyard. The garden is very scenic, nice swimming pool and nice “beach area” directly on Lake Victoria. In the garden you
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I have stayed at Yellow Haven Lodge on two occasions and it really is a great escape from the city! It's quiet and has beautiful gardens and a lovely walk out to the lake edge. Lots of birds to see and the boat trip and hike are a great way to see the local culture. the staff
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Great serene setting, chill vibe and very friendly hosts! Oh and the food is lovely too! The pool is stunning, the view too! Creative tree house which is a room! Nice garden and pool table in The Snug.
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Bed on second level
"We stayed in Waxbill"
"Best place to stay when visitng Kampala .Really peaceful and great bar and swimming pool."
"The next time I will try the "Wax bill" it has a nice view on the pool and the lake"
"Don't miss the morning view on lake victoria"
"A couple rooms near the back wall of the property pick up street noise as people arrive at the lake before dawn."
$79 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
UgandaCentral RegionKampala
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