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ICU Guesthouse

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 April 2013

ICU guesthouse is a great place to stay when you are in Kampala. There is a mix of long and short stay guests. The rooftop bar/lounge provides an excellent place to relax and meet other people. The first day I arrived I was immediately invited by the other guests to join them for dinner in the city center. I stayed...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 15 April 2013

My friend and I stayed at ICU guesthouse for two nights. We chose a double room because we don't like dorm much but the double bed is very small, I'm 165cm, 47kg and my friend is about the same size and it was very uncomfortable for us to sleep on the same bed. The internet was down on our first...

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1Thank thelittlevoice
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Very basic rooms, beautiful terrace. ICU is a nice place to chill out - its in a very quiet neighbourhood although the house itself echoes the movements and conversations of most of the other guests. If there were a rowdy group here sleep might be difficult. It seems slightly overpriced for the room but the terrace, good WIFI and chilled...

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Thank Dan H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 November 2012

I stayed for almost 3 months while I worked in town. While it is nice, and safe, you can get better prices and a better experience elsewhere. I was woken up by loud groups at all hours of the day and night. The guests treat the staff like personal assistants and the owners allow this. If you aren't Dutch, you...

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Putten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The guesthouse is absolutely a great place to stay to check out everything that Kampala has to offer. It is clean, service is great, staff is very helpful. They offer delicious meals and the fridge is always full of cold drinks. I've visited this guesthouse a couple of times already and I will surely return.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We stayed a few nights at the beginning and the end of our two-month stay in Uganda. THe guesthouse is nicely located just out of the very busy centre of Kampala, a 10 minutes bodaboda-drive (quite adventurous experience!). It's a lovely spacious guesthouse, we stayed in the smaller and the bigger dorm, which were both good and clean, with most...

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1Thank Marjon1987
Helmond, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 22 October 2012

From August 11th until September 2nd in 2012 I went with my wife and two friends on a trip through Uganda, organized by Grassrootz. We began in the ICU Guesthouse, which belongs to the same organization. For me this was the sixth time (apart from being a traveler I also run a foundation) in this Guesthouse, which feels like home...

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1Thank taal1955
Bujumbura
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We spent a couple of night at ICU, before leaving for 1 week tour organized through Grassrotz, ICU's travel agency. The day in Kampala we had a city tour with guide from ICU: it was very interesting and nice. The tour (Murchinson Falls and Rwenzory) was a perfect mix of nature and culture, relaxing guesthouses and community accomodation. The driver...

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1Thank Michele X
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 August 2012

We spent a night at the guest house after renting a 4x4 + driver for a tour through north Uganda (George is the best driver in Uganda!). Apart from the awesome trip though the North, the ICU guest house was a perfect relaxed way to end our week sleeping in the rooftop tent. Relaxed place, nice bed, and a reasonable...

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1Thank Elmoost
Kampala
Reviewed 21 May 2012

My stay at ICU guesthouse has been great. The people, both guests and staff, are very friendly and always willing to help. Most guests come on their own, which causes that you easily get in contact with other people. The guesthouse is clean, safe, welcoming and friendly. I appreciate the fact that the profit of the guesthouse goes to community...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our clean, safe and spacious guesthouse is located in a Victorian villa in the calm outskirts of downtown Kampala. ICU guesthouse is situated in a 10 bedroom house with a lovely garden, big veranda, comfortable living room, dining area, and roof-top terrace equipped with couches for lounging, WiFi, a bar, BBQ and cinema. Our restaurant offers a combination of Ugandan and Western style meals and provides breakfasts with Western-style bread, fruits, different spreads, coffee and tea. We accommodate both short term and long term international guests, which creates a great hub for travel-planning and sharing experiences. Additionally our own travel agency Grassrootz Adventures combines culture and nature and offers affordable tours to community based tourism sites all around Uganda. Also we are connected to a wide range of long term and short term volunteer opportunities in different fields and locations. Plenty of opportunities to explore possibilities for your staying in Uganda. Please inform us if you want to be picked up from the airport or any other location in Uganda, so we can arrange you comfortable transportation to Kampala. In case you are not familiar with the city we offer City Tours with experienced guides who will show you around different parts of Kampala. To introduce you to the public transport system, where to get your groceries, a SIM-card and other things you'll need during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ICU Guesthouse

Address: Bazzekuketta Road, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $19 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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