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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

we stayed for one night it was terrible.. they have all the rooms with AC ,, and either there was a voltage problem or what AC did work after midnight up to 07.30 am bathroom water flooding everywhere ,, hot water was not even warm ..

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We choose to stay here as the Acholi Inn is one of the old Uganda hotels dotted around the country and over the last few months we have had a positive experience with those in Mbale, Kasese and Fort Portal. But the Acholi Inn is surely one to be avoided. The hotel is under renovation and it is a complete... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

OK to stay for a few nights but in need of renovation which it looks like it was having whilst we were there. The pool is a welcome relief to spend time in or by ! nice cold beer too. Bit over priced for what it was but about average for Gulu I guess.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

My room had a moskito net over the bed and AC. The bathroom was small and the shower had little water pressure but overall it was comfortable. The breakfast area was on the other side of the grounds which was not easy to get to as you walked through a building site. Wifi was terrible but the staff are friendly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is average and along a quite road in a middle class area in Gulu. I didn't like the sight of so many soldiers at the gate (just a few for security are enough).The place seems a little political. Otherwise it's one of those few hotels you can swim at while in Gulu. The staff are fast at attending,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Gulu does not have a huge choice of hotel accommodation and the Acholi Inn is one of the few mid priced ones positioned between the top end places (whose car parks are full of big white land cruisers covered with aid organisation logo's - you know they are spending their budgets on the important things like big lunches for their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed at the Acholi Inn for two months in Spring of 2009 (although my review says Aug 13). The rooms were clean and the staff was very helpful and would do just about anything to accomodate a guest. The pool was fantastic and just what I needed after a day's work in dusty Gulu. The bar was great and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is probably twice the price of other accommodation in the town but its a regular haunt of westerners using Gulu as a base. Accommodation was 100,000 USH for the night for double room. Rooms are adequate but no hot water at all night or morning, which was a pain. Its difficult to know whether this was known about or... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Used to stay here and take groups. But, more and more you would go and find so many things not working - lights, toilets, a/c, etc. Plus, the general condition is bad - things broken and plaster and paint in bad shape. Food is not very good and is WAY over-priced. The general staff is friendly, but the management is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a dinner here for a number of Ugandan work colleagues. Great setting outside under the night sky. Huge choice of menu options - which normally makes me suspicious - but they all seemed fine. My goat curry and chapatis was one of the best I have had in Uganda. Strongly recomend.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Acholi Inn Hotel

Address: 4 6 Elizabeth Rd, Gulu, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Northern Region > Gulu
Price Range: $58 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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