Budget Accommodation in Uganda

Budget accommodation in Uganda comprises safari lodges, hotels and camps, budget accommodation is a category of budget accommodation perfect for low income travelers and they are priced for low prices. Budget accommodation in Uganda is scattered all around various parts/regions of the country, budget hotels, safari lodges and camps offer minimal amenities and services when compared to the other two categories of accommodation but regards they offer clean and comfortable rooms to stay in. 

There are many hotels, safari lodges and camps falling under the category of budget accommodation in Uganda and some of these include 

  • Metropole Hotel Kampala
Metropole Hotel Kampala

Metropole Hotel Kampala

Metropole Hotel Kampala is a budget hotel situated in Kampala the capital city of Uganda, the hotel is a perfect budget accommodation in Uganda to use while on a business trip and a safari in Kampala city. Metropole Hotel Kampala overlooks the Uganda Golf Club, 3 kilometers from the Uganda National Museum and 45 kilometers from Entebbe international airport. 

Metropole Hotel Kampala offers accommodation in beautifully appointed rooms categorized as deluxe double room with front view, deluxe double room with a balcony and deluxe double room with a golf view. These rooms feature spacious beds, en-suite bathrooms, seating area, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, Tea and Coffee making facilities.

Facilities at Metropole Hotel Kampala include restaurants, fully stocked bar, 24 hours front desk, car hire and airport shuttles, shared lounge/TV area, conference and gym.   

  • Pacific Hotel

Pacific Hotel is a budget hotel situated in the city centre of Kampala city along William street, this hotel offers panoramic views of the towering Kampala city skyscrapers and it is one of the perfect budget accommodations in Uganda to use for business travelers and tourists while in Kampala. 

Pacific hotel has tastefully decorated rooms with interior décor of modernity taste, the rooms are categorized as single and double and they consist of cozy beds with mosquito nets, wireless internet, reading table, closet and en-suite private bathrooms. 

Facilities at Pacific Hotel include restaurant, bar, fans in the rooms, wireless internet, 24 hour security and a spacious parking lot.  

  • Broadbill forest camp

Broadbill forest camp is a budget camp situated in the south Western Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable national park in the Ruhija sector, this camp is a perfect budget accommodation to use while on a Uganda mountain gorilla trekking safari. 

Broadbill Forest camp offers quality and comfortable accommodations in tents with raised wooden floor covered by grass thatch, the camp consists of 4 tents with self contained washrooms and are categorized as twin, double and single.

Facilities at Broadbill Forest camp include a main building housing a restaurant and a bar and a fireplace. 

  • Bwindi Backpackers Lodge 

Bwindi Backpackers lodge is a budget safari lodge found in south western Uganda and located on the edge of Bwindi impenetrable national park, this lodge is perfect for tourists on a mountain gorilla trekking safari in the Nkuringo sector of the park. 

Bwindi Backpackers Lodge is patched up on a hill and offers its accommodation in a dormitory, cottages and rooms. 

  • Rooms at Bwindi Backpackers Lodge are fully furnished and have free internet access, these rooms are categorized as single room with shared bathroom, Twin room with shared bathroom and double room with shared bathroom.
  • Dormitory at Bwindi Backpackers Lodge is divided into four sections that are big dormitory, mixed dormitory, female dormitory and male dormitory.  Room service, free internet and free parking are offered at the dormitory. 
  • Cottages at Bwindi Backpackers lodge are categorized as single bed cottage, double bed cottage and 3 bed cottage. These cottages were built overlooking the forest canopy of Bwindi impenetrable national park. 

Facilities at Bwindi Backpackers Lodge include Lounge, free internet, free packing, restaurant and bar. 

  • Kazinga channel View Resort 

Kazinga channel View Resort is a budget accommodation found in western Uganda in Katunguru, 1 kilometer off Kasese-Mbarara road, the lodge is situated in Queen Elizabeth national park along the Kazinga channel. 

Kazinga Channel View Resort offers its comfortable accommodation in form of bandas situated in private locations for privacy purposes, these bandas are categorized as single and double and twin. These Bandas feature exquisite local inspired décor, hand crafted beds and en-suite private bathrooms, there is also a camping site and for camping you are required to carry your own camping gear.  

Facilities at Kazinga channel View Resort include a restaurant, bar, children’s playground, laundry services and free internet. 

  • Red chill rest camp

Red chill rest camp is a budget safari camp found in the north eastern region of Uganda and located on the southern bank of river Nile in Murchison falls national park offering perfect views of the River Nile, Red Chill rest camp is the perfect budget accommodation to use in Uganda while on travelling to north eastern Uganda and on a Uganda safari in Murchison Falls national park

Red Chill Rest camp offers its accommodation in form of Bandas and safari tents which are well furnished, 

  • Safari tents include 2 single beds with mosquito nets and shared bathroom 
  • Twin bandas contains 2 single beds, mosquito nets, wardrobe and bathroom 
  • Self contained bandas contains one double bed, one single bed, wardrobe, sitting area and en-suite private bathroom 

Facilities at Red Chill Rest camp include restaurant, well stocked bar, BBQ area and evening campfire. 

  • Mountains of the Moon Hotel 

Mountains of the Moon Hotel is both a budget and midrange  hotel located in the western Uganda in Fort Portal and lies in a distance of 26 kilometers from Kibale national park, this lodge is a great option for budget travelers travelling to Fort Portal and tourists on a Uganda safari to Kibale national park and Queen Elizabeth national park

Mountains of the Moon Hotel sits on an area of over 15 acres of impressive gardens overlooking the mountains of the Moon (Rwenzori Mountains), the hotel offers accommodation in 33 rooms categorized as Deluxe double, single room, single standard, suites, superior double and Twin room. These rooms consist of charming décor, hand carved furniture, TV with full time DSTV, private terraces, internet access and en-suite bathroom.

For budget travelers and tourists the best option of rooms offered at Mountains of the Moon Hotel are single room, single standard rooms, twin room and deluxe double room.

Facilities at Mountains of the Moon Hotel include 

  • Swimming pool
  • Health and wellness center 
  • Gardens
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar
  • Fire place 

 

  • Rwenzori view guest house 

Rwenzori View Guesthouse is a budget guest house, one of the budget accommodations of Uganda found in the Fort portal town positioned in shadows of the Rwenzori Mountains “Mountains of the Moon”.

Rwenzori view guest house

Rwenzori view guest house

Rwenzori view guest house is positioned in the Boma a serene suburb of Fort Portal Town and lies in a walkable distance from the town centre and local markets, a perfect budget accommodation for business travelers and tourists visiting fort portal and Kibale national park.

The Rwenzori view guest house was designed by a swiss architect and started by the Dutch/English couple opening its doors to travelers and tourists in 1997, this guest house is patched amongst a range of trees, tropical flowers and shrubs. The guest offers accommodation in 6 en suite rooms with 1 family room, these rooms are categorized as single, double and twin. Rooms at Rwenzori View guest consists of cozy beds, en-suite private bathroom with hot water heated by solar powered water heater, solar power and private verandahs overlooking the garden. 

Facilities at Rwenzori View guest house include a restaurant, a lounge and a gift shop. 

There are a number of other budget accommodations in Uganda including Simba safari camp, Mweya hostels, Aponye Hotel Kampala, Hotel city square, Hotel Sojovalo among others.