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Masindi Hotel

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two recent visit to the Masindi Hotel brought back memories, when in the 1990's the hotel was handed to a private investor as Uganda Hotels was broken up. At that time did the new owners embark on a major refurbishment exercise but the sheen in the rooms at least has worn off a bit. The rooms are not very large,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the oldest hotel in Uganda and it should be great, but it is terrible. It was not very welcoming. The room was OK in size but they had put such an enormous double bed in that there was no room. We had to turn sideways to get round the bed. Also it was sparse in terms of furniture....

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

These people are trying to cheat with rates Over the phone they are quoting a rate once you check out they quoting another so if anyone planning to stay please reconfirm the rates and the breakfast was terrible

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Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is just worth it to stay in the hotel that Hemingway recuperated after his plane crash, drink at the Hemingway bar, stay in one of his room and catch the 1940 atmosphere. Also, Bogart and Hepburn stayed there while filming "The African Queen". It is about a five hour ride to Murchison Falls National Park, but spending an evening...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Failed to provide the primary function of a hotel i.e. providing accomodation to sleep. The generator got turned on at 0400 AM. And this generator was located 50m away from our rooms. The night manager agreed that it was unacceptable and then agreed to turn it off. It was then turned on again at 0600AM. Which didnt align with our...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had lunch at this hotel while on our way to Murchison Park. The lunch menu was very well designed, catering for all types of cuisine. We ordered Indian food which was very delicious and sumptuous. It is reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights on my way back from Murchison falls. The hotel grounds are very secure and beautiful. The staff and manager were very helpful and the food was excellent. The rooms were clean, cozy and there was plenty of hot water. I would highly recommend this place

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

I stayed in this Hotel for 2 nights during my Uganda Trip and had excellent experiences in this Hotel. The 2 Managers I´ve met are incredibly friendly, helpful and warmhearted people. It´s rare to meet such nice people in this world. Rooms are clean, food is so delicious (I ate the fest fish all over Uganda) and staff is always...

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Chicago
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I enjoyed my stay here. It's quiet, safe, and the food is good. I stayed at the New Court View a couple years ago. If you like a more subdued and quiet place, I'd suggest here. If you're looking for a bit livelier atmosphere, I would choose New Court View. If you're in Masindi for an extended period of town,...

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Entebbe, Uganda
Reviewed 4 January 2016

What a charming 90 year old colonial spread! Extensive and gorgeous shaded grounds with monkeys, birds, and flutterbyes! Absolute care and mindfulness everywhere; from the bedrooms, the kitchens, the airy lounges and the terraces. The owners and the staff are delightful, thanks Mustaq and Kulzum! Nothing is too much trouble, service with a BIG Ugandan smile! Menu is good, and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Masindi Hotel

Address: Masindi, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Masindi
Number of rooms: 120
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“Choose your rooms between near the reception where the most noise from the parking emanates or more distant where it is quieter.”
  • 28 rooms in total, small and personal
 of 5 bubbles Safariafficionado, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Wifi was slow and available at the restaurant and lobby only”
  • Queen sized bed with mosquito netting
 of 5 bubbles drchristo4, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just ask to look at what ones available”
 of 5 bubbles BlueBirdBircher, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Use another location nearby such as the Eco-Lodges.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeGrahamHermanus, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We were in room 13 , very quiet”
  • outside a section of the rooms.... our room, #13 was at the end.... VERY QUIET!!
  • beds, VERY comfortable!! Nets intacted
  • bath room, deep tub!
 of 5 bubbles minastirith101125, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
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