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Rwenzori View Guest House

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you want excellent value for money, superb food, friendly helpful staff and wonderful surroundings this is the place to stay!! We keep returning over many years and have never been disappointed. We will continue to do so as we just love the serene friendly atmosphere and kind attentive staff. We enjoyed some of the best meals we had in...

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had a wonderful stay at the guest house. Ineke was an excellent host and very attentive. Couldn't have asked for better food or company. If I ever return to Fort Portal I wouldn't event consider staying anywhere else!

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ineke is running this place very well. It offers affordable accommodation. The food is very good and you can serve yourself the amount you wish to eat, so that there is not much waste. Service is very good. I really recommend it.

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Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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 11 March 2017

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 8 March 2017

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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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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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“Ask for a room facing onto the lovely garden”
Yvette_HB, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The family room has 1 king bed, 2 twin beds, and a crib.”
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.”
F5355BSmichaelb, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are the same in my opinion”
absolut2, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you don't mind sharing a bathroom, ask for the cabin off the main building.”
sarahd317, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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