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Murchison Backpackers

No-frills Masindi hostel with bar/lounge

  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking

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  • Family Suite, Garden View (Mixed) - Balcony View
  • Family Suite, Garden View (Mixed) - Shared kitchen
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Bobi - Masindi Rd, Masindi, Western Region, Uganda

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 30 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool access
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Feel at home

  • Stovetop
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • Budongo Central Forest Reserve - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Murchison Falls National Park - 21.9 mi / 35.2 km
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - 30.8 mi / 49.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double or Twin Room
  • Economy Triple Room
  • Shared Dormitory (Girls/Boys)
  • Family Suite, Garden View (Mixed)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Budongo Central Forest Reserve - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Murchison Falls National Park - 21.9 mi / 35.2 km
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - 30.8 mi / 49.6 km

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Bobi - Masindi Rd, Masindi, Western Region, Uganda

At a glance

Size

  • 30 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours on site

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Food and drink

  • Stovetop

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 150 per vehicle (one-way)

ParkingPay at property

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit and window guards on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Union Pay, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Murchison Backpackers - Masindi Masindi
  • Murchison Backpackers - Masindi Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Murchison Backpackers Masindi
  • Murchison Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Murchison Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Masindi

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Murchison Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Country Inn (10-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 150 per vehicle one-way.
  • Onsite recreation at Murchison Backpackers includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area, a garden, and access to a nearby outdoor pool.