Entebbe International Airport
Rating: Mid-range Hotel
Price Range: USD 150
Karibu Entebbe is a boutique guesthouse set in a former presidential residence behind the statehouse in suburban Entebbe. It about 15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport, making it ideal for a night’s stay in Entebbe before or after your international flight.
Catering to just a small number of guests at any one time, Karibu offers a high level of personalized service, an excellent Mediterranean food menu, swimming pool, spa, and massage facilities to calm down your flight stress.
Karibu’s hillside location and mature gardens make it a magnet of a large variety of birdlife. One evening, a bird watcher can spot over 20 species of birds in the garden, from minuscule Fire-Finches to the resident Palm Nut Vulture.
Karibu Entebbe’s a welcoming setup in a tastefully restored colonial homestead in a leafy suburb. The comfortable rooms with ensuite bathrooms are fitted with an attractive combination of English-colonial furnishings and African fabrics.
Accommodation at Karibu
Karibu Entebbe a former presidential home with eight unique and individually designed rooms spread over the original homestead and an extension in the tropical gardens. Lall rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a high-pressure shower, king sized beds (double and single configuration only), and free wi-fi.
Your reservation offers you complimentary Airport Transfer any time, three-course English breakfast, swimming pull, Wi-Fi from anywhere on the property, tea/coffee making in the guestroom, and a free map of Entebbe.
Restaurant & Bar
There is a swimming pool for travelers that want to float on summer days. Bird Watching keeps watchers busy around the gardens, a walk in suburban Entebbe streets, a walk to the docking shores at Nakiwogo, and great attractions around Entebbe. If you’re heading back from a gorilla trekking experience, we recommend Tides Spa to loosen your tense muscles before/after your flight.
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 within walking distance of Karibu Guesthouse.
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.