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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Dinner took 2 hours to prepare, there were no towels in the room, the shower worked if it wanted too, the tv didn't work, the Internet was down. They over charged me on the bill when checking out. Service sucks, lucky I only stayed the one night. Not staying there again...

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Kampala, Uganda
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Despite being warned by friends we decided to stay the night and noted that the hotel is in a poor state. Met a very pleasant lady at the reception and got rooms for our stay.We insisted to look at the rooms and noted that the rooms were very comfortable but noted that the paint was peeling off.Bath tubs were chipped... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

After showing up on the spot after touring 10+ other hotels in Masaka, we decided on the Tropic Inn. The staff was more than happy to show us an array of rooms and negotiate price. Throughout our month long stay, the staff was always friendly, available, and conscience of our needs. As for the rooms, they were all we needed.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Smiley welcoming reception staff....hide a worn out decaying building where nothing works....it is in need of a good clean... The pool water was green with algae....the furniture and fittings shabby and uncared for...it's cheap...and thats why....stay here with this in mind and you won't be dissapointed

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Though from the road, it is nice looking and convenient, once you get inside you will be unhappy... the 'free internet' only works in the lobby (great when working privately!!!). Though there are 100+ rooms, they only have 4 fans, that are 'in use by other occupants.' The service is fake and as soon as you leave they start talking... More 

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1 Thank Chad N
Kampala, Uganda
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The outward appearance looked very good, they have a beautiful yard. But then I saw the rooms, we had one room which had a huge dark spot on that came from a water-pipe burst, but they didn't painted the wall.the other rooms were average. For the mosquito nets and towels we had to ask, and also for shower curtains which... More 

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Westerlo, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Just one advice : don't go there. The hotel is big , but only a few rooms occupied. Has probably been nice years ago , but now ?? No hot water , no mosquito nets anymore , when we arrived there were no towels and no toilet paper. About 1/3 of the lights are functioning. Staff is not friendly at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is just big but does not offer anything else. After booking rooms upon arrival in the late afternoon we were told that rooms were not ready, in reality they had to check in which rooms water was available and it took quite some time to find it out. I was put in a very large suite that looked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I transferred from Maria Flo to the Tropic Inn after one night.I was born and brought up in Masaka so have memories of the old pre 1979 Tropic Inn.I have seen Masaka rebuild from the war and is hotel rise from rubble.Although this one is not quite to the old standards I was happy enough after I have been away... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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35 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Although we had confirmed reservations by phone only 2 days before arriving, we were told on arriving that they had no record of our rooms. After showing them our email confirmation they managed to come up with the 4 rooms but they were very strange ones and we were told we would have to move to different ones for our... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Tropic Inn Hotel

Address: Kampala Rd, Masaka, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Masaka
Price Range: $139 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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