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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I stayed in Uganda for a month with an international crew filming a documentary on a local organisation. For the whole 4 weeks we were based at the ICU Guesthouse, and we really couldn't have stayed at a more perfect place. All of the management were extremely welcoming and helpful, - they always had tips to help us get around...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I stayed at ICU for a month in August, and it felt like home to me. The staff is wonderful- very friendly, accommodating and personable. The chef makes delicious meals every night and the guests eat together like a big family. It's clean and comfortable, with a beautiful patio, a beer fridge, and free Wifi. I can't wait to go...

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This summer I've stayed in the ICU guest house for one month and it was a very pleasant stay. The people are very friendly and the guesthouse is nice and clean. The bar on the roof gives you a place to relax and read a book or just drink a beer. The fresh prepared food by the chef is also...

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

Stayed here for two nights. The place is clean and has a relaxed atmosphere. The staff are brilliant and do make you feel like you are part of a family, which is really nice. The Roof top terrace was really nice, with a self service bar. All in all a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Kampala.

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1Thank Dave M
Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 11 March 2014

ICU guesthouse is located in Rubaga that is about 15 minutes away from Kampala road. The location is good and its a nice and calm area. The standard is ok and the hostel got a nice roof terrace where you can have a nice hangout. Unfortunatly there was a problem with rats that kind of destroyed the experience. Since the...

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hell BrattPackers, thank you so much for taking the time to review our guesthouse! On the other hand i am sorry that the rats overshadowed your stay, i can assure you that in the meantime this problem is dealt with. I think that one of the causes was that some people took food stuffs to their rooms. About the miss...

Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2014

As soon as you enter trough the gate you'll leave the busy kampala behind you. You'll find a nice accommodation with good bednets. And especially the travelers atmosphere is good, join people on the roofterrace to drink a beer!

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2Thank Thomas B
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2013

What a lovely little guesthouse. We arrived through the gates in our taxi and was greeted and welcomed in to reception. Everyone was so smiley and happy and immediately I was put at ease (after spending eight weeks in rural Uganda I wasn't sure what to expect!). I was shown my room and where the bathrooms where too. Everything was...

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Front Royal, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I stayed here for two nights on my way to Rwanda and will stay two nights on my way back to Kenya. All of the staff was extremely nice, Betty one of the cooks prepared a wide variety of very good, flavorful meals. The young men working the hostel are very nice and polite, and can be a great asset...

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Bunia
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I had a reservation, but they'd double-booked. Instead of honoring the reservation as they should have, they told me if I wanted to stay more than one night I'd have to pay extra for a nicer room. And since I was there on a weekend, the managers were absent, and the staff aren't empowered to make decisions, so I sat...

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Grassrootzadventures, Owner at ICU Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello TheDanTreader, thank you so much for taking the time to review our guesthouse, unfortunately we were double booked indeed, but i talked to the receptionist and i understand that you were offered an alternative, if this is not the case i do regret the inconvenience all of this has caused you. I do hope your stay in Uganda will...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 April 2013

ICU guesthouse is a great place to stay when you are in Kampala. There is a mix of long and short stay guests. The rooftop bar/lounge provides an excellent place to relax and meet other people. The first day I arrived I was immediately invited by the other guests to join them for dinner in the city center. I stayed...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our clean, safe and spacious guesthouse is located in a Victorian villa in the calm outskirts of downtown Kampala. ICU guesthouse is situated in a 10 bedroom house with a lovely garden, big veranda, comfortable living room, dining area, and roof-top terrace equipped with couches for lounging, WiFi, a bar, BBQ and cinema. Our restaurant offers a combination of Ugandan and Western style meals and provides breakfasts with Western-style bread, fruits, different spreads, coffee and tea. We accommodate both short term and long term international guests, which creates a great hub for travel-planning and sharing experiences. Additionally our own travel agency Grassrootz Adventures combines culture and nature and offers affordable tours to community based tourism sites all around Uganda. Also we are connected to a wide range of long term and short term volunteer opportunities in different fields and locations. Plenty of opportunities to explore possibilities for your staying in Uganda. Please inform us if you want to be picked up from the airport or any other location in Uganda, so we can arrange you comfortable transportation to Kampala. In case you are not familiar with the city we offer City Tours with experienced guides who will show you around different parts of Kampala. To introduce you to the public transport system, where to get your groceries, a SIM-card and other things you'll need during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ICU Guesthouse

Address: Bazzekuketta Road, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $19 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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