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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Pro's: - Comfortable rooms with good views and natural sunlight - Pool is actually quite deep and cleaned daily - Lunch/Dinner was good and staff were pleasant to deal with. - Generally laid back vibe - good for de-stressing - Security is better than equivalent hotels - Quiet Con's: - Backup electricity + internet was inconsistent - Hot water was...

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detroit,michigan
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We arrived from the USA after midnight. I thought I must have read the wrong reviews from trip advisor when I arrived! It is a very moderately decorated hotel. You may as well lay on the tile floor as sleep in the bed, it is so hard. The mosquito nets are almost useless as there is a big gap between...

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samsungKampala, Owner at Cassia Lodge, responded to this review

We take every review of Cassia Lodge very seriously. Therefore we spoke to three guests who spent that same night at Cassia. No one has heard the dogs that you managed to count in the middle of the night. Honestly, its the first time since we opened Cassia -6 years ago- that we are confronted with such a complaint. And...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 October 2013

They have the best view over Kampala... it's Belgium owned and I am Belgian myself... we are know for our good cuisine, hospitality and friendliness... This hotel gives you way better value for your money then the Sheraton or the Serena in Kampala centre... The rooms are up to Western Standards with an African touch... Staff is helpful... The pool...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 21 October 2013

You'll pay a higher price for the amazing view from the hotel pool and hotel restaurant (and your room if you have one on the upper deck), but it's worth it for a night or two. Here a mix of locals on a getaway and expats on vacation or visit mix. This is a get away... not a convenient base...

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Zoersel, Antwerpen, Belgium
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We had a great time in Cassia Lodge - Kampala! Our travel across Oeganda, started & ended at this place, a beautiful place with a fantastisch view over the city of Kampala & Lake Elisabeth. The service was TOP (people were so kind). Nice food, great diner in the evening too! If we go back to Oeganda, we go back...

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London, England
Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

We were warmly greeted with tasty passion fruit drinks and the check-in process was straightforward. We loved the mosquito net contraption in our room. Our fridge was turned off when we arrived and there weren't enough sockets next to the tv to choose all of tv, digital channels and fridge! Tv digital channels had poor signal. Shower did flood a...

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Altadena CA, USA
Reviewed 9 October 2013

After a marathon flight from Los Angeles to Uganda, the Cassia Lodge was a welcomed rest and beautiful place to land! The views were spectacular, the food was surprisingly good. Unfortunately, we only booked one night here: two would have magnificent, and a wonderful place to unwind from a flight and prepare for a safari (we used Great Lakes Safaris...

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Suffolk UK
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Stayed at this hotel for two nights after arriving in Uganda prior to joining a safari. It is a small hotel situated in a quiet reasonably nice area of the city. All the rooms have great views over the city and the lake beyond. It has a nice small garden together with a pool which we didn't get to try...

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banbury
Reviewed 21 September 2013

This place has the most amazing views over lake victoria, we were only there 2 nights, evening meal was amazing, but sadly the breakfast was not as good, we were later down for breakfast and a lot of the heated food had dried out, so would recommend you go early to get it fresh. Swimming pool is in an excellant...

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Peterborough
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Not that we saw a lot of it , only arriving at 1.15am and leaving at 7am, but what we did see was clean, the bed was extremely comfortable and the views fabulous. Breakfast choice was excellent and service efficient.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cassia Lodge is located on Buziga Hill, one of the highest hills of Kampala close to Lake Victoria. The environment is cool, with few mosquitoes, and an astonishing view on the lake as well as the city. Excellent international cuisine in a serene environment, conference facilities, business centre, wireless connection, large swimming pool, luxurious rooms with satellite television, bar and balcony overlooking the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cassia Lodge

Address: 15 Plot | Buziga Hill, Kampala 23623, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $197 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cassia Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Cassia Hotel Kampala
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Kampala
#8 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
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“any of the first floor rooms have a great view only the ground floor have a/c, you can ask to be moved”
 of 5 bubbles robert17649, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles claudiac67, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has best views, with ceiling and floor standing fans in rooms.mGround floor slightly compromised views but have air con.”
 of 5 bubbles KathIan999, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 20 and 11”
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 of 5 bubbles AlphaAdventures, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Near the pool it can be quite lively. I was in the lower level, but would would choose next time the more obscured upper level.”
 of 5 bubbles babsbaumde, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
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