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    Red Chilli Hideaway

    13-23 Bukasa Hill View Road | Butabika, Kampala, Uganda
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    Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at the red chillie in Kampala for 1 night in dorms. The dorms are really clean. The stuff is helpful and also nice. The hostel do have a nice pool for swimming and relaxing. You need to try the pizza when your are...More

    Thank Jouls_hh
    Response from Debbie W, Owner at Red Chilli HideawayResponded 23 September 2015

    Dear Jouls_hh What a lovely review - thank you so much! We're very happy you enjoyed your stay & safari with us and super happy you'll be coming back! Best regards Debbie

    Reviewed 15 August 2015

    We spent two nights at the Red Chili before going on two safaris with them. The first night in a dorm with awful matresses and the other night in our own tent. We didn´t pay anything for this nights as you get one night for...More

    Thank annas0phia
    Response from Debbie W, Owner at Red Chilli HideawayResponded 23 September 2015

    Dear annas0phia Thanks very much for the review of your stay at Red Chilli - I was sorry to hear you weren't so comfortable in our dorm. We are currently in the process of replacing all of our mattresses and mosquito nets in the dorm...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2015

    The rooms are bunk rooms, 3 bunk beds in our room, though other sorts of rooms are available, you would need to book. There were mosquito nets over the bunks, but tucking them in was not easy and there were lots of knots in where...More

    Thank Rachaeldyson
    Response from Debbie W, Owner at Red Chilli HideawayResponded 23 September 2015

    Dear Rachaeldyson Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback on your stay at Red Chilli. Sorry to hear you found the mosquito nets in your dorm a little tricky - you'll be pleased to hear we are once again in...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2015

    The safari includes pick up from Kampala and a night at the Red Chilli in Kampala make sure to ask about it and book it first, its not very clear that the service is available free of charge. The safari was really easy to book...More

    Thank Jeronimo322
    Response from Debbie W, Owner at Red Chilli HideawayResponded 17 September 2015

    Dear Jeronimo322 Very happy to hear you had a fun stay and safari with us! I should perhaps just point out that only dorm beds are offered free of charge the night before your safari leaves but this is something we are very happy for...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    While we had lived in Kampala previously, we had never stayed in Red Chilli and weren't sure if it would live up to its mythic reputation. I was not disappointed. The spacious, clean and pleasant facilities are the epitome of a great hostel experience. I...More

    1  Thank Travelling_Mimi12
    Response from Debbie W, Owner at Red Chilli HideawayResponded 17 September 2015

    Dear Travelling_Mimi12 How wonderful to hear we have a mythical reputation! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us...especially the pool! Don't worry too much..the shuttle only leaves early if everyone has booked in advance and turns up early...we will wait for any who have...More

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    • US$13 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
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    ExploringKiwisNZ
    10 March 2016|
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    Response from Debbie W | Property representative |
    Dear SarahChan I am so sorry for the huge delay in replying to this question but I never received a notification from Trip Advisor about it! If you are booked on one of our Murchison or QE safaris, we provide a free nights... More
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    Taani312
    16 June 2015|
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    Response from Debbie W | Property representative |
    Hi Taani312! Thanks for the message. We provide a laundry service and we also have a laundry area if you prefer to do your own, but we don't have driers so drying time depends on the weather. Usually dry within the day... More
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    Mimi C
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    Response from Debbie W | Property representative |
    Hi Mimi C Entebbe airport/town is around 50km from our place in Kampala. The journey can take anything from one hour to three, depending on time of arrival and city traffic. If you don't fancy public transport you can... More
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