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2 Friends Guest House

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5 Jackson Crescent, Plot, Jinja Uganda
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#1 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Jinja
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Located in the heart of Jinja and just a short walk from the Nile, this charming hotel has a tranquil and serene atmosphere and is beautifully decorated with local art and crafts. The pool area is adorned with works by local sculptor, Isuge Peter, and offers a relaxing place to sunbathe with a pool bar and terrace providing the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink while lounging on bamboo chairs adorned with animal print cushions. The day begins with a delicious buffet breakfast and in the evenings guests can enjoy a meal in the dining area under an African sky. Boasting friendly service and a warm ambiance, this is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Massage
Secured parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Car hire
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English

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Metra2K wrote a review May 2021
Barranquilla, Colombia9 contributions
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The coziest, friendliest, and most service oriented hotel ever had the pleasure of staying at. Hands down my highest ratings aren’t high enough! From the moment you arrive the atmosphere is inviting and until the moment you leave you will enjoy every moment. I have traveled for over twenty years and have been many places, many hotels from 3stars up, and nothing beats quality service, food, and people. This hotel has a very cozy down to earth feel that embraces your surroundings and is perfect for a weekend or long stay. Enjoy!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Clare B wrote a review Dec 2020
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We just had the best holiday at Two friends Jinja. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the service is great, the rooms are very clean and well maintained and the pool and bar are exclusive to residents which makes it very safe especially for families travelling with children. It was money well spent!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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YALA-SAFARISUG wrote a review Oct 2020
Kampala, Uganda141 contributions1521 helpful votes
This lodge ahs the best menu and service in Jinja. Me and my team totally enjoyed our time spent at this lodge and looking forward to many more visits soon. Totally recommend it to everyone visiting Jinja
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Enock and Jaqi wrote a review Jul 2020
Kampala, Uganda188 contributions21 helpful votes
Located in the heart of Jinja and just a short walk from the Nile (Plot 5, Jackson Crescent), 2 Friends Guest House has a tranquil and serene atmosphere - beautifully decorated with local art and crafts.  The Swimming Pool area is adorned with works by a sculptor and offers a relaxing place to sunbathe with a pool bar and terrace - providing the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink while lounging on bamboo chairs clothed with animal print cushions.  The day begins with a delicious buffet breakfast and in the evenings guests can enjoy a meal in the dining area under an African sky.  Boasting friendly service and a warm ambiance, this was the perfect base for us - from which to explore the new Jinja City. The Guest House provides wonderful and furnished rooms which are tailored to suit guests needs. Each room is spacious and also features; lampshades, beds draped in mosquito netting, TVs with satellite channels, wardrobes, gleaming floor tiles, sofas and ensuite bathrooms. What we loved: √ The Breakfast options such as African and European buffet meals and also brewed Ugandan coffee, English and African tea that were served daily at no additional charge.  √ Engaging in swimming sessions during our leisure hours. √ The Laundry services that are available onsite.  √ The premises are guarded round the clock and onsite parking is also available. √ 2 Friends is a 15-minute walk from the Jinja Golf Club and a 15-minute drive from the Bujagali Falls which offers rafting, quad biking and village walks. √ There are over 20 Restaurants within 5 miles √ There are 10 Attractions within 5 miles, including; The Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and Victoria Nile. Property Amenities:  1. Free Parking 2. Swimming Pool 3. 24h Electricity 4. Security Guard 5. Free High Speed Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) 6. Bar / Lounge, Breakfast, Laundry / Dry Cleaning, Room Service 24h, Storage room. 7. Fax/Photocopying services Room Features: 1. Desk 2. Private Balcony 3. Safe 4. Walk-in Shower 5. Flatscreen TV 6. House Keeping 7. Room Service  Visiting Jinja City soon? Enjoy their current offer, where you pay for one night and stay another for FREE.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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TinaWatts333 wrote a review Feb 2020
Mayland, United Kingdom126 contributions40 helpful votes
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Wow a lovely little gem of a place! Travelled from Mukono district from very basic accommodation so this was very welcomed. Check in was quick and easy. Our room was right opposite the pool in a beautiful tropical setting. Straight on a sun lounger with our welcome drink ‘of your choice’, just lovely. Rooms were spacious, clean with large, comfortable beds. Bathrooms were also spacious ( hot shower!) 🙏 painted in giraffe design. All staff just lovely! Good food. Breakfast was a large selection of everything you could want. A good location for the Nile. Loved our stay here, would love to have stayed longer if not just passing through. 😃💕
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Anna-Lill A, Owner at 2 Friends Guest House
Responded Feb 19, 2020
Hi! Thank you for the fantastic review! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! Im going to make sure that the staff get the message that you were pleased with the service! You are most welcome to come bak and stay for longer! There is so many things to see and experience in Jinja! Best regards Anna-Lill
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PRICE RANGE
$92 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
UgandaEastern RegionJinja
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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Frequently Asked Questions about 2 Friends Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to 2 Friends Guest House?
Nearby attractions include 2Friends Bar (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at 2 Friends Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at 2 Friends Guest House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at 2 Friends Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at 2 Friends Guest House?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to 2 Friends Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include All Friends Grill Bar and Restaurant, Java House Jinja, and Ling Ling Chinese Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at 2 Friends Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does 2 Friends Guest House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, 2 Friends Guest House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is 2 Friends Guest House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Jinja.
Are there any historical sites close to 2 Friends Guest House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Source of the Nile - Speke Monument (1.0 miles).