lush gardens to relax, read a book or talk with with your friendly hostsa comfortable double bed for 1 or 2 guests
green oasis, private, secure, internet available
Hosted by Yvonne
Yvonne is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Beautiful green gardens and friendly international hosts from Uganda and Germany welcome you to our home in lower Muyenga. Close to all sights and Kampalas city life but still very green and with a very personal touch. Airport transfers, city tours, bicycle & community tours, Safaris to all National Parks and tours within East Africa can be arranged on request. Internet available. We love to meet people from all over the world and show them our beautiful country and make their stay unforgettable

The space

Enjoy your privacy in your room with your own kitchen, shower and toilet. Best suitable for 1 person or a cosy couple as the room includes a comfortable double bed. Just 2 to 5 Minutes walk to all public means. Lake Victoria is only 15 Minutes away.
If this room is occupied we are offering another double and single in Muyenga in the so called Sunrise House. Please check our second and third listing. Other rooms can also be arranged nearby or at the relaxed Ayapapa open house at the beautiful Lyatonde Crater Lake 25km from Fort Portal. Many other airbnb guesthouses, hotels or community projects can be booked and transfers arranged.
Wireless with 3GB comes for guests who stay one month and more. For short stays a wireless Mifi or modem with smaller units will be provided for normal social media use and mail programs.
But unlimited Wireless is available in nearby coffee places.
Join us in our big gardens to read a book, have a chat or observe the many birds. This place is ideal for Bird watchers as parrots, the little Sunbird or Plantain Eaters among others come and visit.
Bread, jam, peanut butter and tea bags are always available for a small breakfast. Drinking water will be provided.
You can either prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen with the fridge and the oven with 2 hot plates or join us sometimes for Ugandan dishes with European influence. Other meals can be requested for an extra charge. Fresh fish from Ggaba beach is only one of the many options.
Avocados, lemons and guavas can be also found in the gardens. Many coffee places and restaurants can be found close to your home or within Kampala.
A dvd library with latest movies is also available.
Own tents can be pitched up or hired for tours. Just ask us!

Guest access

The huge garden, your own room unit, parking.
Our double room comes with own shower and toilet with hot water all year around.
The other double room and single room in the Sunshine House in Muyenga always provide hot water with a heater too. Please check our second listing and third listing.

Interaction with guests

You come as a guest and will leave as a friend! As we love to interact with people we offer help and advise on daily life in Uganda. Airport transfers, bus pick ups, city tours, project visits, community tours, local market tours with advise on how to prepare Ugandan meals, bicycle tours and Safaris within East Africa can be arranged. We provide all guide books and information on different East African countries and this for best prices.

Other things to note

A quiet cat moves around but stays mostly in the main house.
If you stay for a couple of days a local laundry service can be arranged for a small fee.


Amenities
Internet
Breakfast
Wireless Internet
Spa

Prices
Extra people $7 NZD / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM

no particular rules but a way of respect for each other
and please use the place like you would like to find it
smoking is allowed in the garden

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) and cat(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Abhay User Profile
September 2017
I kept extending my stay with Yvonne because I was so comfortable there and did not want to leave! Yvonne & her mum are wonderful & kind hosts. The property is green, calm, quiet and secure. You have your own mini-home in the back of the compound with its own bathroom & well-equipped kitchenette. It's enough space for a solo traveller or a couple. Yvonne & her mum gave enough space & privacy but also make you feel like part of the family. The neighborhood is residential but only a short walk to the local market and a short boda boda or Uber ride to many restaurants, grocery and bars in Muyenga and Kabalagala. I will definitely stay again soon & would recommend it to other travellers.

Evelien User Profile
August 2017
I stayed at Yvonne's place again because I loved it so much. It is still an amazing place: clean, quiet and the garden is beautiful!

Jess User Profile
August 2017
Yvonne and her mother were incredibly friendly and helpful hosts.

Evelien User Profile
August 2017
This place is the best in Kampala, make sure you don't miss it! Yvonne and are mom are very hospitable and will help you with any questions you might have. Since you have your own bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, you habe enough privacy. At the same time, Yvonne and her mom are always close and love to have a chat. The house is centrally located and a short boda ride (or walk if you feel like it) away from many shops, bars and restaurants. It is also conveniently located to other neighbourhouds in Kampala. However ideally located, it is surprisingly also very quiet and a good place to rest after a stroll in chaotic Kampala. I really felt a home and will definitely stay here again when I return to Kampala!

Caroline User Profile
August 2017
We had a great stay at Yvonne's house, and we even extended by one day. The entire family (mom, son, dad, grand mother) were super friendly and welcoming. Our highlights were having tea while hearing about Yvonne's experience in Ouganda (and getting tips about what to do in our upcoming road trip) and eating the delicious home-made mango jam. The bedroom and facilities were nice and clean: great value for money! We highly recommend this place for anyone visiting Kampala.

Jennifer User Profile
July 2017
Yvonne and her mother were very welcoming and kind. They had lots of advice about the area and living in Uganda from their long stay here. The area felt very safe and it was easy to walk to the shops and restaurants in Muyenga. Surprisingly quiet at night despite the bars in the area. Thanks for having me!

Natasha User Profile
July 2017
My husband and I had a really lovely stay with Yvonne and Mum. We stayed with them for five nights and their home was the perfect place for us to relax, catch up on some work, and explore Kampala. The accommodation is very comfortable and Yvonne and Mum were very helpful and enjoyable to talk with. I would highly recommend staying here and look forward to will certainly come back the next time we are in Kampala.

Kampala, UgandaJoined in April 2016
Yvonne User Profile

Originally from Germany, I live since 7 years with my small family in Kampala. I also lived in some Communities in Western Uganda. I love traveling and meeting people from all over the world. I love to visit many different African countries, but also Thailand and New Zealand are on my bucket list. Chocolate and food from different countries are another passion of me. Don't hesitate to ask anything about these topics. Through my experience in tourism, I can advise on places to see and things to do as well as daily life in Uganda and other East African Countries. We can arrange airport transfers, bus pick ups, city tours, local market tours, project and community visits and longer tours to the National Parks and other places within East Africa. Or we can just sit together in the evenings and discuss about culture or any other funny stories.

Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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