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Backpackers Hostel & Campsite

3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible10%
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“Nice hostel - Friendly staff”
4 Jul 2017
“Budget hostel ”
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Speke Hotel
331 reviews
#8 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala
234 reviews
#14 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
Speke Resort and Conference Centre
528 reviews
#3 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
The Mackinnon Suites
37 reviews
#45 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

I stayed at Backpackers twice: on my way into Uganda (where I was working in Gulu) and on my way out. Both times, I brought two kids with me for medical care at the nearby Mengo Hospital. These kids were from the village and had...More

Thank Forresterich
Reviewed 7 January 2016

saw the place online, checked out of my 30k ensuite in town, loaded up bike & cycled over a few hills in scorching sun, arrived and price is now 52k !?!? although now including breakfast - not amused. Plenty of local places in the centre...More

Thank joshstyx
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Decent accommodation close to the centre of Kampala. Pricing was ok. Although the website says one price, and when you arrive its a different price. Kinda a standard problem within Uganda though, websites not being updated! Staff were friendly, showers were warm! They arranged my...More

1  Thank jacobhp1992
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I spent 2 nights in this hostel in Kampala. The architecture of the building is beautiful and all the facilities are very clean, specially the dorm. It is a great place to meet other backpackers that are starting a trip in uganda or soon moving...More

Thank Jordi V
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This place looks like it was a cool place to stay maybe 20 years ago but has since fallen into disrepair. The bathrooms, bedrooms, lounge and outdoor hangout are in need of serious updating and TLC. If nothing is done it will soon be on...More

2  Thank Tyrannosaurus_Ross
Speke Hotel
331 reviews
#8 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala
234 reviews
#14 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
Speke Resort and Conference Centre
528 reviews
#3 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
The Mackinnon Suites
37 reviews
#45 of 102 hotels in Kampala
 
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  • 23
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  • Kampala
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