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Source of the Nile Hotel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Source of the Nile in August and spent three amazing night with hospitality that I'll always remember with smiles. The hosts arranged local transportation for us whenever we needed it; they organized our journey down the Nile and it's amazing rapids. The food was excellent. I spent evenings just taking in the sounds, looking at the flowing...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It feels good waking up with the view of R. Nile in your sight. At night you really feel the breeze of it. During the day u enjoy the a meal while its flowing. In the evening, it really has the best view of the sun setting with reflections on the waters of the Nile. ITS INDEED A PLACE TO...

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel had good rooms that where comfortable with kettle and tea along with water. Also in was a fan and television. With a nice bathtub for people who love to relax. It's service was good and very welcoming.

Thank aateenyi
David K, General Manager at Source of the Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aateenyi, Thank you very much for your stay at Source of the Nile Hotel. We pride ourselves in making your stay at our Hotel as comfortable as you may not find anywhere in Jinja. We are so happy that you shared your experience on trip advisor for other travelers to know what we offer. We would like to also...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel room was spacious with plenty of amenities. The evening meal selection was plentiful, well cooked and served very professionally. Breakfast in the morning was much better than expected with a complete range of cereals, fruit or hot breakfast together with plenty of hot drinks and/or fruit juices. The restaurant for the breakfast had very pleasant views looking out...

Thank MeesterBob
David K, General Manager at Source of the Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MeesterBob, thank you very much for your review. It is very fulfilling to know that you had a little surprise during your stay at Source of the Nile Hotel. We always strive to meet our clients expectation an hope to exceed them. Thank you once again and already looking forward to seeing you again at Source of the Nile...

Wenatchee, Washington
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were treated very well by the hotel staff. We stayed for 2 weeks and ate our meals at the hotel. The food was delicious and everything was clean. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Make sure you get an air conditioned room.

Thank Dave H
David K, General Manager at Source of the Nile Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you very much for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are grateful that you were able to share your experience during your stay at Source of the Nile Hotel. The team at Source of the Nile Hotel are very delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel. They are already looking forward to seeing...

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed a pleasant stay at Source of the Nile Hotel Jinja. The staff were very helpful, the rooms were clean and the hot water in the shower was amazing after a long day slaving away on a dusty site! The breakfast was amazing. All in all very good value for money!

Thank ellenbyagaba
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very nice and clean room. It was going some reno when visiting in June 2016. Stayed there 1 night. Beautiful views of the Nile from their property. Breakfast was superb. Choices of fresh juices, fruit, tea, etc. Plus lots more. Would stay there again. AC was working also (hit and miss in Uganda) Bathroom could be better. Upper shower was...

Thank islandsteve
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I had stayed at this place in September 2015. This time, the experience is not as good. Firstly I still had to wait for about 40 minutes even when checking in at 5.30 pm. The room was not ready. I was given a room without air conditioning even though I had made reservations with air conditioning. I was told that...

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

source of the nile hotel was a nice place with good customer care..they have mice good, the workers are flexible and helping. t has a good view of water and nice gardens...i hope to pay a visit next time

Thank resty n
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We have stayed several nights in the Source of the Nile hotel on our way to the Sippi falls and back from there. Jinja is a nice place, much more relaxed than Kampala. This hotel is a great place to stay. It is located on a terrace above Nile River. It has got excellent rooms, some with a view to...

Thank lwoerndl

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated only 5 minutes from the source of the mighty River Nile, our range of luxurious rooms offer our guests a delightful view of the River Nile and the lush evergreen beautifully manicured gardens. Our restaurant caters for all tastes with its Al a carte, table d'hôte and buffet menus. Or, if you prefer al fresco dining, light snacks and drinks can be enjoyed in our extensive gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Source of the Nile Hotel

Address: 31 37 Bridge Street, Jinja, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Eastern Region > Jinja
Number of rooms: 45
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“Rooms on the right hand of the entrance have a better view of the waters.”
 of 5 bubbles BAISWIKE, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles davehK7881CF, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors have better view.”
 of 5 bubbles islandsteve, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view onto the river Nile”
 of 5 bubbles lwoerndl, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms upstairs with view over de garden and river”
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