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Cottage on the Nile in Jinja

Enjoy the 12x5 meter swimming pool
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good
1 review
Enjoy the 12x5 meter swimming pool
overview sitting room
the 2 single beds are on the mezzanine floor
view from the veranda
one double bed with mosquito net
2 single beds with mosquito nets
sitting area and sofa bed
have an early morning coffee with the monkeys
view from the peninsula, in the garden
relaxing on the swing beds
overlooking the River Nile
for the brave ones: dive into the river :-)
kitchen with cooker and fridge, equipped for 5 people
beautiful view over the river
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Jinja, Eastern Region
This typical African style cottage is overlooking the river Nile and located only a few kilometers from the Source of the Nile. It is 5 km from the second biggest town in Uganda, Jinja which is often called the adventure capital in East Africa. And it is 80 km from the capital city Kampala. <BR>The gardens have at least 75 different types of birds and when you walk down to the river there are great spots for fishing. An ideal place for people who love nature, quiet and "the african feel". The cottage has a back up solar powered in case of power cuts and there is solar powered hot water.<BR><BR>On the same compound is a double self contained room, ideal for families who want to go on a holiday together and still have their own privacy. The cottage is also used as an overflow for a christian retreat centre nex... Read more
About the Owner, Ingrid W
Languages spoken: German, English, Dutch
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 37 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 2 properties
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Listing #HL332735 by: Holiday Lettings
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DDJH74
Kigali, Rwanda
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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A charming little cottage and lovely place to relax on the banks of the nile.
Ingrid the owner lives next door and was very helpful.
If you want absolute solitude then the cottage is not for you as the compound is shared with another cottage. The pool is also shared with a retreat centre next door (that said it was very quiet).
The stairs to the mezzanine, where the 2 single beds are, are steep and not child friendly. If you have very young kids, or older accident prone children this may not be the place for you.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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€630
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Entebbe: 140.0 km
If you like to come straight from the airport to Jinja we can organise a taxi for you so that you can leave the noise and the traffic jam of Kampala behind you and get to the peace and quiet of the River Nile.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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