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Iganga, Uganda
Reviewed 3 May 2013

You cannot find a better hide away to relax at the end of the day, in the middle of Kampala. It's a clean and relaxing oasis in the middle of the vibrant city center of Kampala. It's cheaper than the other back packers in Kampala. It's more central, situated a couple of minutes walk from the old taxi park. It...

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Essen, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2013

The food was superb! It´s really one of the best deals in town. Nowhere else we have eaten better in Uganda. Staff and the owner are friendly and helpful. Only the rooms are not so good. The toilet was dirty and the room very hot at night, stuffy and small. At the end, we would give arround three and a...

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Victoria British Columbia Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2013

The restraunt at this hotel is unique in that it is a set 4 course dinner...you choose the BBQ item for the grill...steak, chicken, whole fresh Tilappia fish, Goat, or a vegetarian feature..we have eaten at this restraunt several times in each of the last 4 years and have always been most impressed with the service and in particular the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2013

stayed ten days, the service was excellent and the food was so tasty and cooked to its perfect taste, I would recommend Tuhende Safari Lodge very strongly. If you have already booked at another place I beg you to just go eat at Tuhende Safari Lodges in Old Kampala.

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 21 October 2012 via mobile

We chose this hotel because it is excellently located at walking distance of the bus terminals. This is a good but basic hotel. And when I say basic I mean REALLY basic: beds are small and the shared bathroom is of the 'no frills' type. The double room we had was too hot in the night, even in October. Therefore...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 29 July 2012

I stayed here in July of 2012 for 2 nights in the dorms. The place is clean and the staff are friendly, though the layout is a little odd. The mosquito nets were well placed and had no holes, which is rare in cheap backpacker places in Uganda. There are 2 dormitories, each with 2 rooms of 4 beds each....

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Recommended! This was a good backpacker place right in the craziness of Kampala. The food was great, and the showers were warm. While some of the other backpacker places may be better for meeting other people, Tuhende kept you right in the action of Kampala. However, with this, comes a lot of city noises (dog chorus at 4 in the...

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Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Reviewed 16 April 2012

I should start by saying that we haven't stayed anywhere else in Kampala, so it's hard to know what the standard should be. However, having read the many reviews here we were quite disappointed. Granted that most of the reviews focus on the food, which we never got to try (despite the written assurances of the management team that the...

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lahinch
Reviewed 5 February 2012

what can i say this place is a just super could not fault it whe im back it will be my first stop.

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Ireland
Reviewed 5 February 2012

I am absolutely gutted.. just wrote a massive review and its all gone... right so wat i was saying was this place truly is amazing. As I said to the owner, it felt like a home away from home for me. I volunteered in Uganda for one year a few years ago and I didnt know about tuhendes until the...

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Address: Plot 8 Martini Road, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Number of rooms: 17
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“The dorms are wonderful, the beds are spacious and mosquito nets acquired. Most of the time they don't have so many guests, so you don't even have to share your dorm. Think about it as your private space and don't worry about drunken back packers waking you up at night!”
 of 5 bubbles MarieStorli, 3 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony or if you like more privacy then at the back where you can relax aby the plant sun bathing!”
 of 5 bubbles zafkhan, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
“The rooms in the dorms next to the balcony are very loud, it's quieter in the rooms off the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 718WorldTraveler21, 29 Jul 2012 | Read review
“if you are a light sleeper, make sure to sleep on the side of the dorm that is furthest from the balcony cos it can get a little noisy at night time beside the balcony...”
 of 5 bubbles IrelandTravel-kat, 5 Feb 2012 | Read review
“back rooms are less loud”
 of 5 bubbles ljubica1975, 25 Jan 2012 | Read review
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