I travelled here to stay for 1 night with two friends as a break from volunteering in Kampala, we originally book a four bed dorm but chose to upgrade to a double room at the last minute, the dorms were fine but for the sake of £2 extra each we could lock our room and sleep in a double bed for the night and have a little balcony to sit out on...the room also had a bunk so actually sleeps 4 people! Tha bathrooms are clean and have powerful HOT showers...much needed after washing in cold water for nearly a week previously! The view from the bar is amazing and we enjoyed a few drinks and some food whilst watching the sunset. We explored our way down to the 'swimming jetty' and swam in the Nile and no harm came to us, we also met a few guys down there (whilst dropping some people off) who ran a boat cruise for $15pp with beer included, try and arrange something like this rather than pay $45 when booked via the hostel itself! We also hired kayaks from the hostel at $20 ph which was really good fun. Would definitely recommend staying a few nights here, good accom, food atmosphere and plenty of things to do :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Fantastic views of the Nile, a well stocked bar and excellent meals have made this site one of East Africa’s most popular places to stay. Whether you are camping, staying in dormitories or rooms, our bar deck overlooking the river is the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer and amazing sunsets. The trees above boast a multitude of tropical bird life and the ‘riverside showers’ alone have become famous for the incredible scenery they overlook. Lush terraces offer secluded safari tents with stunning views of the River Nile. Secure and cozy with fresh linen at your disposal, they have become extremely popular. Numbers are limited so it is strongly advised you book well in advance.In addition to our terraced safari tens we now offer standard safari tents in the main camping area. ... more less
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