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Source Of The Smile Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just checked out of our two night stay at Smile and we thoroughly enjoyed our time. Sitting in the gardens does not get old as there is so much to see around the grounds. The pool was great, the decor is stunning, breakfast was fantastic, and the staff were great especially Peterson who helped make all of our arrangements...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Out of the nearly 100 countries I have visited over the years, the Source of the Smile will forever leave an imprint on my heart. I've stayed at fancy island resorts, top class city penthouses, luxurious cabins in the woods, top rated eco lodges, but the Source had something that is beyond words. I would like to acknowledge every staff:...

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Munich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights and was very pleased. The owner is a gregarious person who is ready to help to make your visit comfortable. The bungalow type room was simple, clean, and comfortable. The staff are very friendly and courteous. The breakfast was good, the coffee strong and fresh. You can order from local restaurants for dinner or lunch. I would...

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great rooms, excellent location, quality service, nice food and a swimming pool. This is my new favorite spot in Jinja. The cost is good as well and this is a very sfae neighborhood. I would highly recommend.

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Richmond
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The owner of Source of the Smile is an Icelandic guy named Ellard. He is super cool and hospitable. The full staff is really great including Peterson. It's a great place to stay, hang out, have a drink and get good rest. Anytime I am in Jinja, Source of the Smile will be my first choice of hotel.

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

The owner and the staff are really friendly and helpful. The breakfast is great and lunch and diner is really easy to order. it is just such a very comfortable and relaxed place to be. It is very clean and the rooms are really nice. I can recommend everyone to stay here!

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfully eclectic and artsy guesthouse. Owner/manager Ellert goes out of his way to make you feel at home as does the staff. We only stayed for a couple of nights, but it felt right away like home away from home. Rooms are beautifully decorated (each one in a different style) and spotlessly clean. The lounge area as...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We came as a group of 11, and the rooms were ready for us as soon as we arrived. We were greeted by welcoming, friendly staff, who set us up immediately with our rooms, as well as complimentary beverages. The entire staff was so friendly and helpful, helping us figure out where to eat and what to do in Jinja....

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Namulanda, Uganda
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a weekend. We were impressed by the pool and the rooms. Absolutely beautiful. Staff was very friendly and extremely helpful (even sewed up a rip for me). Recommended restaurants did indeed take a while (hours), as we were warned. Highly suggest walking into the town area.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a beautifully thought out, restful place to stay. The staff were delightful and went out of their way to not only provide our needs but also little extras. The room was very comfortable and everything was very attractively presented. The food was delicious-the best beef I think I have ever tasted. On top of all this was a...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our newly build Guest House that is run by Icelandic & Swedish people is in a safe area 5min from The source of the river Nile & 5min from Jinja-town. The Guest House have fantastic art & design all over the place, great breakfast & free fast WIFI! Relaxing swimming-pool area, self-contained rooms & suites! Almost all rooms have their own relaxing terrace/lounge. Food from the most popular restaurants in Jinja(management is in the family) Our Guest House accommodation varies from $77-98 with breakfast included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Source Of The Smile Hotel

Address: 39 Kiira Road Plot, Jinja, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Eastern Region > Jinja
Price Range: $102 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Source Of The Smile Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“try a pool room”
Cricketers99, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great. If you are traveling with a colleague like I was and you are from the US, a "Double" doesn't mean 2 beds.”
cmartin66, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool are gorgeous.”
Q8405OSruthh, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The ones next to the swimming pool are the best!”
florieb420, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Poolside rooms have a special feel to them.”
802julietn, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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