Number 5 Boutique Hotel

Rating: Luxury
Price Range: USD 180 pp (B&B)

The Luxury Hotel Number 5 is a quaint suburbian boutique retreat nestled in the quiet colonial part of Entebbe. It’s about 15 minutes drive from Entebbe International Airport, the primary entry point to Uganda. Hotel No. 5 is the best up-market choice to the base and refresh before or After your safari journey into the countryside. If you’re catching a flight to Bwindi to see the mountain gorillas or Serengeti catch the world’s biggest animal show, the Great Wildebeest Migration, this is where you want your trip in Uganda to start or end.

From your arrival till the end of your stay, No.5 staff will take care of you like their own. With all luxurious rooms opening onto the garden and swimming pool, this is an excellent option for guests looking for an intimate stay in a tranquil setting.

Worry less about spending a day in an African environment when at Hotel No.5, there are a couple of indulgences that will spend your time well. There the poolside, dive into the small pool and busk under the African sun. Reward yourself to an exotic spa treatment, or work up a sweat in the hotel gym. Remember, you need to be in the right physical shape to see the mountain gorillas in southwestern Uganda. Few travelers through this boutique hotel miss spending precious moments with those giants in their natural habitat; it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

For cuisine or dining experiences in Entebbe, carefully planned menus are paired to an international wine list and served with pride. Attention to detail and an attentive guest experience are synonymous with Hotel No 5, making it the perfect choice for a restful stay in this bustling city.

Hotel No 5 Entebbe Boutique Safari Hotel
Hotel No 5 Entebbe Boutique Safari Hotel

Hotel No 5 Entebbe Boutique Safari Hotel
Hotel No 5 Entebbe Boutique Safari Hotel

Accommodation at No.5

Tucked away on a quiet path in suburban Entebbe, Hotel Number 5 is a small high-end boutique hotel made of 10 luxurious rooms and five apartments.

Each room features calming décor and light, airy spaces. Large patio doors flood the bedrooms with natural light, opening onto private balconies overlooking the charming gardens and pool area. A great spot to chill back, find your natural self, and enjoy the African sunset on a cool African summer evening.

The relaxing lounge and dining area offer delicious local cuisine from the restaurant, with a special menu and paired with an international wine list. Take a dip in the swimming pool, unwind in the gardens, or indulge in the spa treatments on offer.

Child Policy

Children up to four (4) years old stay free of charge, if sharing with parents. For children between 5 and 11 years old, sharing with an adult, an additional charge of $50 USD on top of the room rate will be levied. This rate is only applicable for children up to and Including 12 Years of age, thereafter a charge of 50% of the room rate will apply.


International Cuisine Restaurant

Cocktail bar

En-suite bathrooms

Gym & swimming pool

Private deck/veranda

Wi-Fi is available


Entebbe offers a great introduction to Uganda’s inland attractions. The legendary Jane Goodall operates a chimpanzee sanctuary on a nearby Ngamba Island. If you won’t be visiting the primate capital jungles, visit the islands, and meet orphaned chimps, it a great alternative. UWEC zoo and the botanical gardens are also close by for a great introduction to Uganda’s wildlife. A canoe boat ride in Mabamba Swamps, where one of the world’s most amazing birds, the shoebill, finds refuge, is a must-visit for birders. Modern shopping malls, local markets, upmarket restaurants, and bars are all within walking distance of Hotel Number 5.

Chilling around the hotel or walking around the Entebbe suburbs is also a calming experience, especially if you want to get rid of the jetlag or the long trip around the country. The hotel gardens are quite homely.

End the day with sundowners on the magnificent Lake Victoria. A breeze whispers through the air, cool and soothing, as you motor through the lake winds and sip a refreshing cocktail. The evening is yours.

Website: hotelnumber5.com

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