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Gately on Nile

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Gately on Nile offers Luxurious Accommodation on two separate properties by the lake side in Jinja town. The British built bungalow home houses the Reception, Restaurant and five well appointed en-suite bedrooms More finished to the usual warm yet rustic, elegant Gately standard. Across the road is a new property offering a main house (of 2 en-suite bedrooms) uniquely built from local rock, large glass windows with high raked ceilings giving a huge sense of space and shingle tile roof keeping all so cool sitting opposite the lake. Accompanied on this site are two double storied cottages offering a quaint living area downstairs and a log cabin bedroom, balcony accommodation upstairs including Gately's renowned classic pebble shower room. This property offers the most expansive water views and constant lake breeze in Jinja town. Relax in the thatched bandas of tranquil grounds surrounded by exotic fauna and flora all absorbed adjacent the waters of Lake Victoria. Gately houses a stunning Continental Restaurant with an additional authentic Thai menu not found elsewhere in Uganda. This plus great internet, office and laundry services, warm and friendly staff all make you feel completely at home in such creative, casual and rustic elegance with Gately celebrating 13 successful years of business in Uganda 2013. 'Relax, you're at Home!'.... Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$97 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Uganda > Eastern Region > Jinja
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We stumbled upon this guesthouse by accident after being delayed at the Busia boarder crossing. We made a last minute booking and were warmly welcomed when we arrived. The accommodation is charming and comfortable and the staff are more than willing to assist. They prepared a
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Response from Burtbaguma, Public Relations Manager at Gately on Nile
Responded 5 Jul 2018
Hey LizHarty, You're always welcome to our warm garden lodge. Thank you for taking some minutes off your time to make this review. Warm Regards.
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There's three things that make Gately on Nile a perfect little escape from Kampala - great food, perfect location and peaceful serene surroundings. Sitting in the gardens eating breakfast with different bird calls all around was one of the highlights for me. The Thai food in the
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Response from Burtbaguma, Public Relations Manager at Gately on Nile
Responded 5 Jul 2018
Good one Erin. We're glad you loved the place because that's always our intention. Thank you and we hope to see you around again.
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I arrived there by accident because of getting lost by address. Me and two friends of mine were on a cycle tour in east Africa, hotel and staff and food anfld drink and environment are awesome but not compeletly location
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Response from Burtbaguma, Public Relations Manager at Gately on Nile
Responded 5 Jul 2018
HI Ghasem, All staff are very curious here on how your Cycle tour went. We rarely get cycle travellers around but we were so pleased to host you. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again. Kind regards,
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We arrived late, right after the restaurant closed. We were exhausted after a 4.5 hour car ride from Entebbe. The staff welcomed us and kindly provided a plate of fruit and warm (!) apple crisp with vanilla ice cream for us to eat. We appreciated their going out of their wa
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Response from Burtbaguma, Public Relations Manager at Gately on Nile
Responded 5 Jul 2018
Tarzan, thank you and we're always glad to have you over. We hope you enjoyed the Nile River whitewater rafting. Cheers!
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Such a picturesque atmosphere and excellent food! The mosquitoes were abundant in the garden dining area, but no other complaints! I had vegetable friends rice. The restroom facilities were nice, clean and private and there was inside and outside dining available. The outside are
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Response from Burtbaguma, Public Relations Manager at Gately on Nile
Responded 4 Jul 2016
Wow! Thank you for taking time to drop us a thumbs up. And thank you for pointing out the personal garden dining spaces - those a special touch to give you and your partner or group a private dining and hanging out experience. I hope we will have you back soon. Best regards.
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one of the other 2 houses in the compound, both good size.
the larger lodge
glass triangle above curtains is upstairs outside seating area
inside large lounge/kitchen and 2 bedrooms
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"There are hotels of a similar quality for nearly half the price."
"The restaurant is surrounded by a garden, so use bug repelent"
"The Lakeside Lodge is available for long-term rentals."
"Check with their website the room you like is what you should request for"
"Treat yourselves, and stay at one of the cottages, the views are worth every penny!"
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