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    Explorers Backpackers

    41 Wilson Ave, Jinja, Uganda
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Traveller (14)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Dining (1)
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          Overview
          • Excellent31%
          • Very good39%
          • Average19%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
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          “stayed here” (7 reviews)
          “jinja town” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Breakfast included
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          Source Of The Smile Hotel - Luxury Guesthouse
          253 reviews
          #1 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Jinja
           
          K&K Guest House
          2 reviews
          #12 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jinja
           
          Jinja Nile Resort
          146 reviews
          #2 of 7 hotels in Jinja
           
          Holland Park
          145 reviews
          #6 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jinja
           
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          Reviews (41)
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          1 - 5 of 41 reviews

          Reviewed 12 October 2016

          We visited in August and stayed several days before/after our whitewater rafting experience (also through Nile River Explorers). We stayed in a dorm that was clean, comfortable and safe. The camp is behind a guarded and gated entry with several bunaglows, dorms, private rooms, a...More

          Thank Danielle J
          Response from Leslie C, General Manager at Explorers Backpackers

          Thanks Danielle J, your review is appreciated.

          Reviewed 20 September 2016

          Ok,it is a Backpackers place. But one of a kind!!! The cleanliness, the knowledge about all kind of Adventures in the area, the prices for combos. And The staff.... In all areas you will get 5 star service. From The Receptiion (OM Mark?), Mussa, The...More

          Thank jinjaman
          Response from Leslie C, General Manager at Explorers Backpackers
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          Thanks jinjaman

          Reviewed 6 September 2016

          Having traveled through much of Uganda before arriving here, a chance to chill out was appreciated. The food was good and the service comparatively quick compared to many places I stayed at. The atmosphere was very relaxed, and my group and I got to meet...More

          Thank Rowan C
          Response from Leslie C, General Manager at Explorers Backpackers

          Thanks for the recommendation Rowan C

          Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

          We recently stayed at the Explorers Backpackers dorm for one night. The dorms were clean but empty, since we were the only three guests. Staff is friendly and helpful with any inquisitions. With 12USD the dorm rates are overpriced and the owners fail to live...More

          Thank Mia Aurelia H
          Response from Leslie C, General Manager at Explorers Backpackers

          Hi Mia Aurelia H, Thanks for taking the time to wirte a review. Our backpackers is sometimes quite as most of our guests prefer to stay at our camp in Bujagali. Cheers Leslie

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          Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

          I stayed with my sister at explorers backpackers for 2 nights in the dorm. We originally came here because the latest lonely planet states that the dorm beds are $7 each, but when we arrived the price was $12. However the place is clean and...More

          Thank A TripAdvisor Member
          Response from Leslie C, General Manager at Explorers Backpackers

          Thanks for the review. Unfortunately travel guides are only updated every 3 to 4 years so pricing can often be out of date. Sorry that you did not enjoy the food or coffee I will pass your comments on to the manager and see what...More

          Source Of The Smile Hotel - Luxury Guesthouse
          253 reviews
          #1 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Jinja
           
          K&K Guest House
          2 reviews
          #12 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jinja
           
          Jinja Nile Resort
          146 reviews
          #2 of 7 hotels in Jinja
           
          Holland Park
          145 reviews
          #6 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jinja
           
          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 5 - USD 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • Uganda >
          • Eastern Region >
          • Jinja
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          Traveller (14)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Dining (1)
          Pool & Beach (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (8)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Room Tips
          "The back dorms are quieter"
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          "They are all clean and good, if you need anything the staff will provide."
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          "Easier to access it using their free transport from Kampala"
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          "The dorm is good and seemed pretty secure with the key always left at the bar but the last person to leave..."
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