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Source of the Smile Guesthouse

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wine bottles”(6 reviews)
“guest house”(23 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
The Guesthouse is run by Icelandic & Swedish people in a safe residential area in Jinja, only 5 minutes from The source of the river Nile & 5 minutes from Jinja town. The Guesthouse is almost fully organic and built with pure art & design, great breakfast & free fast WIFI! Relaxing...
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Plot 39 Kiira Road, Jinja, Uganda
15 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Good customer service, comfortable beds, great hot shower, clean, nice breakfast and reliable internet. David was of much help, and so was Mya. Cons: need more ventilation, a bit slow, have to request for blankets as they are not provided in the rooms. All...More

Thank Ednah K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the source of the smile for 2 nights and I loved it. The place has a very good Wifi thst works everywhere in the area and a very beautiful swimming pool. The rooms were a very beautiful with the bottles in the...More

Thank outikaisla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are American missionaries living in Uganda & needed a respite. This place is much better than I expected. They gave us a missionary discount. Very clean, the rooms are unusual from walls made of mortar and wine bottles to a shower...…. A SHOWER that...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving late at Souce of the Smile after a draining, 11-hour bus trip across Uganda, I learned that I had made a mistake when booking my stay. They had expected me two days earlier and my error had cost them other bookings. Instead of being...More

Thank W W
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We had a nice time at the source of the Smile. The venue is a very nice place to chill out. Loads of outdoor and indoor seating and a nice place to hang out around the pool. The rooms were ok, have experienced better rooms...More

Thank Craigmac35
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The Guesthouse is run by Icelandic & Swedish people in a safe residential area in Jinja, only 5 minutes from The source of the river Nile & 5 minutes from Jinja town. The Guesthouse is almost fully organic and built ...More with pure art & design, great breakfast & free fast WIFI! Relaxing swimming-pool area, self-contained rooms & suites! Almost all rooms have their own relaxing terrace/lounge. Food from the most popular restaurants in Jinja(management is in the family) Our Guesthouse accommodation varies from $65-110 with breakfast included. Some of the Guesthouse amenities: • Free fast WiFi • Free breakfast • Swimming pool • Rooms with terrace • Bar & Lounge • Food delivery service(from the most popular restaurants in Jinja) • All rooms self-contained with hot-shower • Laundry-service • Room service •24 hours open reception • Free parking Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveler (170)
Room & Suite (43)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Brad P
April 25, 2018|
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Response from badlypackedtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Our room was lIght, bright and airy,with a fan. This was completely adequate.
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tayebwa D
October 14, 2016|
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Response from Leepsterug | Reviewed this property |
Their published phone number is 011-256-783-842-021
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"it is nice to wake up to the pool as a part of your morning view"
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"Poolside rooms have the patios."
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"They are all good!"
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"All the rooms are large and airy with en-suites."
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