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Backpackers Hostel & Campsite

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3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible10%
  • 2 weeks ago
    “Not so famous for its food”
  • 16 Aug 2017
    “Nice hostel - Friendly staff”
3 km From the City Centre On the Natete/Wakiliga Rd, Kampala Uganda See on map
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Whenever I am in Kampala, I always stay at backpackers, the team are lovely, the prices fair and the accommodation great. After travelling around Uganda this place is like an oasis, a place to recharge your batteries and enjoy chatting with other like-minded travellers. Oh...More

1  Thank jellyrolls
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I stayed at Backpackers twice: on my way into Uganda (where I was working in Gulu) and on my way out. Both times, I brought two kids with me for medical care at the nearby Mengo Hospital. These kids were from the village and had...More

Thank Forresterich
Reviewed 7 January 2016

saw the place online, checked out of my 30k ensuite in town, loaded up bike & cycled over a few hills in scorching sun, arrived and price is now 52k !?!? although now including breakfast - not amused. Plenty of local places in the centre...More

Thank joshstyx
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Decent accommodation close to the centre of Kampala. Pricing was ok. Although the website says one price, and when you arrive its a different price. Kinda a standard problem within Uganda though, websites not being updated! Staff were friendly, showers were warm! They arranged my...More

1  Thank jacobhp1992
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

I spent 2 nights in this hostel in Kampala. The architecture of the building is beautiful and all the facilities are very clean, specially the dorm. It is a great place to meet other backpackers that are starting a trip in uganda or soon moving...More

Thank Jordi V
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Number of rooms
23
Also Known As
Backpackers Hostel & Campsite Hotel Kampala
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Backpackers Hostel And Campsite
Location
Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Number of rooms
23
Also Known As
Backpackers Hostel & Campsite Hotel Kampala
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Backpackers Hostel And Campsite
Location
Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
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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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