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Source of the Smile Guesthouse

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Plot 39 Kiira Road, Jinja Uganda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here three times this year- once with a friend in March, and then with two groups of 13-15 people in July. The rooms are really nice, and the compound is lovely. Children LOVED the swimming pool- kept them busy for hours :)...More

Thank Ingeborg O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. The staff is super nice and helpful when it comes to anything you need or if you want to Organize trips etc. the place is very lovely and all the rooms have nice terraces to hang out all day and...More

Thank seboeff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Source of the Smile is a charming little oasis in Jinja that I had the pleasure of staying in for two nights. My primary hesitation before booking was that the hotel wasn't directly facing the Victoria Nile, but in hindsight you're really not missing much...More

Thank MK4207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very charming, the garden and swiming-pool are a treat. Everything is clean and neat. Breakfast good, you can get a very good meal served nicely from any restaurant in jinga ( I can recommend Indian food, very good). Staff very nice and...More

Thank TotaHregg
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$96 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$96 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveler (170)
Room & Suite (43)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
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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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"We got a room next to the reception and thus woke early, but the place is quiet."
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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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