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Backpackers Hostel & Campsite

3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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09/07/2017 10/07/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
      • 0 children
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        • Excellent8%
        • Very good21%
        • Average34%
        • Poor27%
        • Terrible10%
        1 Aug 2016
        “Awful Service”
        27 Mar 2017
        “Nice but far”
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        Fat Cat Backpackers
        170 reviews
        #1 of 121 Speciality lodging in Kampala
         
        Malakai Eco Lodge
        84 reviews
        #15 of 100 hotels in Kampala
         
        Red Chilli Hideaway
        394 reviews
        #3 of 121 Speciality lodging in Kampala
         
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        Reviewed 28 July 2014

        Food service was very slow, took 2 hours for pizzas to arrive and when they did they were below average. Two orders were lost by the bar staff who were rude and also very slow with drink orders. They laughed when we suggested they reimburse...More

        Thank Ellie H
        Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

        Stayed here one night after taking the bus from Tanzania. Used the lonely planet to guide us (East Africa Jul 2012), but I must say, I think the place changes a lot since they researched here. It is cheap, but not as chilled out and...More

        Thank RemcoEgmond
        Reviewed 10 May 2014

        I stayed here 4 nights in a single room (30,000 UGX per night) to attend university meetings during the day. The bed is OK, provided with a mosquito net. There is 1 light switch in the room but no socket to charge your electronics, this...More

        Thank An D
        Reviewed 6 May 2014

        We stayed here for one night to have a night out in Kampala. The accommodation was adequate but pretty basic. About 14 beds in a dorm, which come with mosquito nets. The food was very slow-an hour for scrambled eggs on toast! It's also a...More

        Thank Sophie H
        Reviewed 20 March 2014

        The location was convenient in that it was an easy walk to the old city center, the bus park and the Owino Market. The staff was friendly and helpful. BUT the owner seems to be trying to add a nightclub to the hostel and there...More

        Thank John M
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        • Kampala
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        • Backpackers Hostel & Campsite Hotel Kampala
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        "Only certain double rooms have power outlets, dorms do not."
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        "Huts out-back are quaint and away from club"
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        "Dorms are cheap and clean."
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        "Get a proper room with door that locks and not the bunks. Take care of and keep luggage safe"
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