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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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Overview
  • 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 22 March 2015

Nice place. I was there in the low season, so not very many people, but still, the ones I might where wonderful people. Travellers that hade good stories to tell, and gladly shared them. The place it self has all you need. Plenty of showers,...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I was utterly disappointed with the place. Rooms are totally ran down. The room I slept in had just a bed, a lousy mosquito net (supported by bamboo sticks) and walls and lots of mosquitoes. The washrooms were not lit at night and I had...More

Thank Sir-Ben N
Reviewed 1 February 2015

From Canada, studying at a university in a rural ugandan village. I love the village lifestyle but it was time for a break. I came to Kampala to get some groceries, stay in a hostel and meet some people. Backpacks is a great place to...More

Thank Maxine F
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights in January. The atmosphere is good and I liked the location (a bit away from all the hustle and bustle), but the service is absolutely pathetic. I booked a trip to the Murchison falls and chimp trekking....More

Thank Niki_Henning
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

A bit far from town, this hostel has a nice place for campers, but the rest doesn't worth it. Dirty and ruined rooms, bathrooms that doesn't work and dirty and old installations. The owner was saving to buy his new Mercedes SLK to show it...More

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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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Room & Suite (4)
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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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