Best Places for Backpackers in Kampala, Uganda.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Kampala, Uganda.

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Top 9 hostels in Kampala, Uganda.

These are the 9 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kampala, Uganda.

1
Bushpig Backpackers Ltd

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Bushpig Backpackers Ltd

Bushpig is located on Acacia Avenue in Kampala's Kololo area, near to the city centre and very close to some of Kampala's best eating, drinking and shopping. We are big enough to host any group, but small enough to give personal service! The showers are hot, the noise levels are low, the staff k...
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The Five Horsemen

94 /100

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The Five Horsemen

The Five Horsemen is the only hostel of it’s kind in the heart of booming Nsambya, Kampala. We set out to provide a wallet friendly haven for travellers or new recruits in Kampala; our chill out lounge and dining area are perfect for meeting new friends over beers, surfing the internet on our super...
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Fat Cat Backpackers

94 /100

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Fat Cat Backpackers

We are a new backpacker hostel in the heart of Kampala's upmarket Kololo area, within walking distance of the best bits of the city. Hot showers, cold beers, fat cats etc as standard. The Fat Cat sits on the edge of Kisementi Square, home of some of the city's best diversions including a massive...
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Ewaka Guesthouse & Backpackers

93 /100

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Ewaka Guesthouse & Backpackers

Ewaka accommodation offers convenient and affordable lodging located northeast of kampala city.The Budget Guest House in Ntinda is an ideal choice for backpackers, students or budget tourists. With our well equipped open plan kitchen, making new friends is easy and there is plenty of space to chi...
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Nyumba 591

77 /100

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Nyumba 591

With close proximity to Mulago Hospital, Makerere University, Acacia Mall, Kisementi and Kololo Hill, Nyumba 591 is centrally located in Kampala. Nyumba 591 is a gated property and is secured 24/7 and consists of a fully serviced and furnished 4 bedroom house (Building A), a 2 bedroom apartment (Bui...
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Sahel Suites

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Sahel Suites

We are located in Bunga Kawuku, off Gaba Road, about 20 minutes from Kampala city centre, before the Speke Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo. With a nice view of Lake Victoria, in a very quiet and homely atmosphere, our self contained rooms, fitted with bath tabs and or shower cabinets, warm/cold wat...
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Manhattan Guesthouse

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Manhattan Guesthouse

Manhattan guest house is located on top of one of the seven Kampala hills, Namirembe in Uganda. Our rooms offer a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Room facilities include TVs, and they are all self contained. Rates include Breakfast. Backpackers are welcome now. At a low rate of $10 per night...
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International Youth Hostels Uganda

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International Youth Hostels Uganda

International Youth Hostel Uganda was founded on 8th June 2001, and is located at Pacify Samona building next to Lubiri Secondary School, on Natete Roard from Mengo Hospital- Kampala. Free wifi is available, All rooms clean and friendly and clean with good and cool environment. WIFI is fre...
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Hotel Top Five

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Hotel Top Five

Hotel Top Five is an inspirational blend of social style and business reliability. Ideally located in Ntinda about 8km from the city centre, Kampala. This 42 room world class hotel is the focal point of national, regional, business, political and social life. The hotel offers, a conference centre, a...
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