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Forest Cottages

Jumia TravelUS$56*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dropped off a family friend at this venue and planned to have a meal here.It was quite a busy evening when we visited.Place has lots of greenery.We were directed to the restaurant but noted it to have a very mediocre setup(unlike other establishments of the same Organization).Staff were good. Took our order and served our food BUT forgot to...

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DhavM, Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Greetings from forest cottages!! I assure you that this will receive my personal attention and we will continue to strive for service excellence. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. We have taken note of the lapses mentioned and we shall do the needful to ensure that your next visit will be a pleasant one. Best Regards...

Ibo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the hotel was inaugurated only a few years ago, it looks like it has been built 100 years ago, in a very strange way, full of little corners and ciment and with very bad maintenance. Every single piece of furniture is old and tired and there is no harmony whatesoever in anything you can find here. I had reserved...

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DhavM, Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Greetings from forest cottages. I assure you that this will receive my personal attention and we will continue to strive for service excellence. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. We have taken note of the lapses mentioned and we shall do the needful to ensure that your next visit will be a pleasant one. Best Regards...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For an international conference of the stop child learn coalition I stayed a week at the Forest Cottages. I was lucky and got a cottage with the bedroom below on the terras side of the hotel. Room was clean, even had a small kitchenette which I hardly used but can be an asset if you for a longer stay don't...

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was very disappointed by my stay there. I spent two nights there with my husband on 30th and 31st December 2016. We booked because of all the great reviews on Trip advisor. However, the towels were threadbare and stained, the tv remote didn't work and when we complained were told that the tv channels were not working. We later...

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DhavM, Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Greetings from forest cottages. I assure you that this will receive my personal attention and we will continue to strive for service excellence. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. We have taken note of the lapses mentioned and we shall do the needful to ensure that your next visit will be a pleasant one. Best Regards...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We could spend a quite silent and pleasant holiday off the Kampala noise yet within the city. They service was also on point as the rooms were well made and we had no difficulties accessing the buffets as had been paid for.

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DhavM, General Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

United States
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had to unexpectedly come to Uganda for urgent business and booked last minute in Forest Cottages because it was close to a specific org and the price was right. Ended up loving the place. First, the staff was incredibly flexible and helped us out so much with our changing plans (we booked one person for a...

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DhavM, General Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I was travelling to Uganda with two other males to see the chimps, gorillas and other wildlife. After flying into Entebbe at night, we were driven by our guide to the above, which was about an hours drive. We arrived just before midnight and were ready for a quick beer then bed as we were leaving at 7.30 the following...

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DhavM, General Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

Kennewick, Washington
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The staff is helpful and friendly. The rooms are clean and comfortable with hot water for showering. The kitchen offers a nice breakfast buffet. The compound is clean and nicely shaded. I will stay here again.

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DhavM, General Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The cottages were exquisite and immaculately clean. We enjoyed the very quiet and cool ambience the one bedroom cottage offered. The staff were always kind. Definitely a place you need to book in advance. Would come back again for sure.

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DhavM, General Manager at Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

Tynemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Second time staying at Forest Cottages, when visiting family, and cannot recommend it enough. It really is an oasis of peace amongst the 'busy busy' of life in Kampala. If possible choose a cottage as they, and their forest setting, are quite charmng. 1 bed cottages have lounge and kitchenette upstairs, with fridge, kettle, toaster, electric hotplates and microwave so...

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Dear Guest. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with Forest Cottages & sparing your valuable time to review us. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our facility & service. Your generous compliments have been shared with the Forest Cottage team for whom it will be a source of inspiration. We value your patronage and look forward...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best Place to stay in Kampala with African Forest environment, Where birds are singing a song of courtesy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Cottages

Address: 17/18, Naguru Hill, Bukoto | old Kira Road,, Kampala 7030, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: €54 - €83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If given the choice I would go for the terras side, the nightly howls of the monkeys are authentic with having such a garden in town”
CoenV_13, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cottages are worth the additional cost”
TrishW675, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms away are quite and you can feel the nature when you are going towards your room every time.”
mananjoshi09, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“cottages good for families”
50TessB, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A lot of trees and birds around”
babum2016, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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