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Offering a garden and mountain view, Fort Heights Homestay is set in Fort Portal, 4.1 km from Toroo Botanical Gardens Fort Portal and 21 km from Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve. This homestay features free private parking and a shared kitchen. The homestay offers a restaurant serving African cuisine, as well as free WiFi throughout the property. At the homestay, every unit is equipped with a desk. Some of the units feature a satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and bathrobes. At the homestay, the units are fitted with bed linen and towels. There is a coffee shop, bar and lounge. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the homestay. Fort Heights Homestay features a sun terrace and an outdoor fireplace. Sempaya National Park is 41 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Kasese Airport, 73 km from Fort Heights Homestay.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

Free private parking available on-site


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.8
Location
8.1
Free WiFi
10
High score for Fort Portal
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See what guests loved the most:

  • J
    Julius
    Uganda Uganda
    The place was very homely and clean. Staff were excellent, break fast was great and my whole family had a great time. We could opt to stay there again when back in Fortportal
  • Timo
    Germany Germany
    The service was very good. Breakfast was delicious and a good price.
  • Bo
    Denmark Denmark
    Clean and quiet place, with friendly staff and great breakfast. Hot water (but low pressure) The host responds quickly. Lots of private secure parking.

Managed by Mr. & Mrs. Chris & Norah Kabagambe

Company review score: 9.1Based on 22 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Welcome to Fort Heights Homestay Fort Portal. We look forward to serving you on your next trip to Fort Portal, Uganda. Your comfort is our business

Property information

Fort-Heights Homestay offers a 7-bedrooms & 1 Appartment executive home accommodation in Fort Portal-Uganda. It's a modern home with a spacious, quiet & relaxing feel that is very good for a holiday destination away from all the hustles. It’s good for guests who are in need of a homely environment or need to warmly engage with home owners & differs from routine hotel facilities. We give more at a less cost. Fort-Heights Homestay is an ideal place for a family, group of people or individuals wanting to experience the main attractions in the Rwenzori region or in need of a crowded-city escape to enjoy and relax in a location well known for its gorgeous greenery, cool and peaceful atmosphere in a more local and natural part of Uganda.

Neighbourhood information

Beautiful location. We are located in the vicinity of many Crater Lakes, Banks, Supermarkets, Mpanga Market, Tourism City Administrative Headoffice and the Royal Palace of king Omukama of Tooro Kingdom and makes the perfect base from which to explore the city and the sorrounding tour sites like hotsprings, Stalactites & Stalagmites, Mountain climbing, Water Falls, Crater Lakes tour, Equator Crossing, four National Park touring with lots of Primates, Birds, and all sorts of animals including the four of the big five i.e. Lions, Leopads, Elephants & Bufalos etc. .

Language spoken

English

Property surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • American • Asian • European
    • Ambiance
      Modern

Facilities of Fort Heights Homestay
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Dressing room
View
  • River view
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bingo
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Aerobics
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Archery
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
    Off-site
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Squash
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
    Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis
    Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Child safety socket covers
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Car hire
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Pants press
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Fort Heights Homestay takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 12:00 to 22:00

Check-out

From 06:00 to 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Curfew

Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 00:00 and 06:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 12:00 and 06:00.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Fort Heights Homestay in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Quiet hours are between 12:00:00 and 06:00:00.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

FAQs about Fort Heights Homestay

  • Fort Heights Homestay offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Table tennis
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Squash
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Water park
    • Evening entertainment
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Archery
    • Movie nights
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Bingo
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Bike tours
    • Aerobics
    • Themed dinner nights

  • Yes, Fort Heights Homestay is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Fort Heights Homestay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Fort Heights Homestay has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Fort Heights Homestay is from 12:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Fort Heights Homestay is 1.1 miles from the centre of Fort Portal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.