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Rwenzori View Guest House

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Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know it has been a long time, but I recall very fondly my stay at the Guest House. We were doing some work at the time, and the guest house was a haven. Owners and staff were very friendly, and the place was very clean. I would love to go back, just to visit around. Sorry no photos -...

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed one night, it was my second night in Uganda, eight time zones removed from home. I sought budget accommodation and Rwenzori View was not only budget but clean, efficient and the food was great.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights At Rwenzori View Guesthouse. It is a charming and comfortable guesthouse and it has an informal atmosphere. The owners are always happy to explain (and entertain :-) about anything that's happening and worthwhile to see in and around Fort Portal and Uganda. You can have dinner and breakfast (both good quality) at the family table with...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 30 January 2017

One of our favourite places during our 4 week trip in East Africa. Loved the quiet relaxing atmosphere of the guesthouse. The meals they served were amazing. The food was plentiful and made with fresh ingredients. I loved how everyone ate together as it was really nice to talk to other travellers. The grounds were really nice and it was...

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I really loved being here. It s a nice, relaxing place with lovely rooms. Nice view on the mountains. Breakfast is very nice and if you want to have diner: yummy yummy! Loved being there, nice place to do several things in surrounding area

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous place, in a lovely setting with incredible staff. The food is also good, as is the communal-style dinner, which is thoroughly enjoyable. The only complaint is that some of the non self contained rooms need improvement, as they are a bit scruffy, cramped, and sometimes have more beds than needed. I'd recommend paying more (and booking...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Once again I enjoyed the friendly atmospheer and fantastic hospitality of Ineke and her staff. This time for X-mas with friends and family, including children. Wonderfull X-mas party in the beautifull garden with a view on the Ruhenzoris.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 28 December 2016

When our reservation in another guesthouse was cancelled only 30min prior to our arrival in Fort Portal, Rwenzori View Guest House provided us last minute with a beautiful clean room with a large comfortable double bed plus balcony. The garden is colourful, quiet and full of beautiful plants as well as animals such as birds and chameleons. Breakfast and dinner...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had such a wonderful stay, all thanks to Ineke and her staff. When we arrived, having not booked a room, Ineke informed us that all the rooms were booked, but she could recommended somewhere for us to stay. She also sat down with us for about an hour, offering us tea, and advised us where to stay for the...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 23 December 2016

After the noisy and crowded Fort Portal, we arrived to Rwenzori and it was like and island of peace and rest. Beautiful sunset, beautiful garden and lovely people working there. Dinner and breakfast was very good, and the big table invites to share experiences with other travellers. You can go with children, there's plenty of room for them. Just be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
RuwenZori View Guest House is a comfortable, homely, family-run place set within the backdrop of the breathtaking Rwenzori Mountains. Purpose-designed by a Swiss architect and started by a Dutch / English couple. It has welcomed guests from over 95 different countries since its opening in 1997. Conveniently situated in Boma, a lush, green suburb of Fort Portal town, the Guest House is within easy walking distance of the bustling local market, the post office and the town center. The beautiful garden has a wide variety of trees, shrubs and colourful tropical flowers. It is a quiet and peaceful place to relax, watch the abundant bird life, read a book or have a drink or a meal. We have FREE WIFI for our guests so that you can stay connected to the world! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rwenzori View Guest House

Address: Lower Kiiza Road | P.O. Box 709, Fort Portal, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Fort Portal
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Rwenzori View Guest House Hotel Fort Portal
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“The family room has 1 king bed, 2 twin beds, and a crib.”
 of 5 bubbles markjordahl, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is a family room with a second bed around the corner for the main room. Great if you are traveling with a kid.”
 of 5 bubbles F5355BSmichaelb, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are the same in my opinion”
 of 5 bubbles absolut2, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you don't mind sharing a bathroom, ask for the cabin off the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahd317, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The guard dogs are very attentive!”
 of 5 bubbles FarmerGilesRutlandUK, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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