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Backpackers Hostel & Campsite

3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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May 7
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Overview

  • Excellent8%
  • Very good21%
  • Average31%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible10%
1 Aug 2016
“Awful Service”
4 weeks ago
“Nice but far”
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Fat Cat Backpackers
160 reviews
#1 of 112 Speciality lodging in Kampala
 
Red Chilli Hideaway
391 reviews
#3 of 112 Speciality lodging in Kampala
 
Malakai Eco Lodge
80 reviews
#15 of 97 hotels in Kampala
 
Forest Cottages
191 reviews
#9 of 97 hotels in Kampala
 
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Reviewed 27 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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 19 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

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Fat Cat Backpackers
160 reviews
#1 of 112 Speciality lodging in Kampala
 
Red Chilli Hideaway
391 reviews
#3 of 112 Speciality lodging in Kampala
 
Malakai Eco Lodge
80 reviews
#15 of 97 hotels in Kampala
 
Forest Cottages
191 reviews
#9 of 97 hotels in Kampala
 
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  • Number of rooms
  • 23
  • Location
  • Uganda >
  • Central Region >
  • Kampala
  • Also Known As
  • Backpackers Hostel & Campsite Hotel Kampala ,
  • Backpackers Hostel And Campsite
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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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