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Bushpig Backpackers Ltd

Plot 31 Acacia Avenue


Bushpig is located on Acacia Avenue in Kampala's Kololo area, near the city centre and very close to some of Kampala's best eating, drinking and shopping. We are big enough to host any group, but small enough to give personal service!

We offer accommodation options to fit all budgets, from comfortable dormitories with bigger-than-average beds to large en-suite double rooms with a great view of the city skyline. For longer stays we can also arrange a special rate for you if you give us a call or drop us an email.

All rooms have linen and mosquito nets, the showers are hot, the rooms are big, the staff know the city inside out and there's even a garden with deck chairs.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire



Traveler Reviews

“Welcoming, safe and good value for money with a great breakfast included”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 01, 2020

I stayed at Bushpig for 9 nights at the end of November. It was really welcoming, safe and good value for money. The breakfast, which is included, was excellent (I had the pancakes most mornings) and...

“An Outstanding Hostel In A Great Location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on December 29, 2019

As the former proprietor myself of a B&B, if I had a significant complaint after a month’s stay in a mixed dorm room, I would note it. But I don’t. For its target market of backpackers — and...

“Cheap hostel, good location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 11, 2019

2 of my friends and I were volunteering near Kampala and decided to stay in a private room with a sharing bathroom in Bushpig Backpackers Hotel. It was perfectly fine, no problems. We also did...


By boda: Tell the boda to take you to Acacia Avenue. We are about halfway along, between Mediterraneo Restaurant and Midcom.
By private hire taxi: See above.
By matatu: The easiest is to take the Ntinda route and ask them to drop you at City Oil Kamwokya. City Oil sits at the intersection of Acacia Avenue and Kira Road. Take Acacia (it is the road where that massive great mall is) and walk along for about 10mins- we are on the right after Midcom.


We try not to charge for cancellations because it sucks to be charged for nothing. However we do ask that you try to make any alterations as early as possible- booked beds left unsold increase our overhead costs and leave us needing to charge more, which nobody likes.