Welcome to SawaSawa Guest House.

Located very near the Uganda Wildlife Authority Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area, Kisoro Visitor Information Office, Sawa Sawa Guest House is in the ideal location for enjoying all that this region of Uganda has to offer.  Whether your plans include trekking the mountain gorillas, Volcanoe Hiking, Golden Monkey Tracking, Forest Guided Nature Walks, Batwa cultural Experience or simply relaxing you’ve come to the right place.

Our rooms are well designed, and staying here will offer you a brilliant night. The rooms are spacious with comfortable beds in different sizes. The rooms are furnished with chairs and tables among others. We have hot showers too.

Our Rooms & Rates

Sawa Sawa Guest House offers a wide range of self contained or shared accommodations including full board from $30 USD per person per night. Whether you are coming solo, as a couple, a family or a service group, we have the right set-up for you. Also included is 24hr. security, wi-fi in the dining room, hot water & free parking.

Students/Volunteers Please contact us for more information. All rates are inclusive of full board, wifi, laundry and drinks.

Clients Testimonials & Reviews

  • star rating  For me was this 'The Perfect Place' to stay in Kisoro - This is a comfortable budget hotel. You have everything you need. It is very clean. A good breakfast (perfect on time). And friendly and helpful staff.... Read more

    March 14, 2017

    star rating  Maureen and her staff are the most caring hosts. They woke up at 5am to fix us breakfast before our track.
    We enjoyed staying here, you get so much... Read more

    July 25, 2017

    star rating  We had a lovely clean room with a decent shower and comfortable bed. The car was securely parked on their premises and the breakfast included was decent. The big plus... Read more

    October 31, 2016
  • star rating  Best value in Uganda - I spent one week here in November 2015 while doing some research for my P.hD. The staff were very helpful and really helped me in many ways. Security was excellent... Read more

    January 14, 2016

    star rating  The friendliest guesthouse in Uganda - We stayed here for a couple nights and all of us said that it was our favourite place we’d stayed during our two weeks in Africa. The rooms are basic... Read more

    March 5, 2018

    star rating  Food the best in town - I wish I would have stayed at sawa sawa. Unfortunately, I only had the pleasure of eating there, but didn't regret that one bit. The chef is amazing. She is... Read more

    July 13, 2016
  • star rating  Excellent value for money! - Clean and comfortable budget hotel. Small rooms but the showers are clean and hot. Friendly staff and very helpful. Close to the main part of town. Food was good for... Read more

    Chris O
    November 5, 2016

    star rating  Perfect place for a stay in Kisoro - friendly staff, cozy atmosphere - I travel back and forth to Kisoro relatively often and I've now stayed at Sawa Sawa three times. The staff, including Molly, are all super friendly and helpful, the place... Read more

    April 26, 2017

    star rating  Perfect Place to stay in Kisoro - We stayed there for 3 nights, hiking in the Sabinyo and the Muhavura during the days. The staff speaks little english, but is very friendly. Breakfast was included in the... Read more

    December 23, 2016
  • star rating  Simple guesthouse with great staff - Me and a friend stayed at Sawasawa Guesthouse for two nights. The rooms are simple but fine, as well as the shared shower/toilet. The staff is the best you can... Read more

    January 5, 2016

    star rating  Nice stuff - The room was very clean and comfortable,
    food was really tasty, and the owner Molly was really helpful. She helped us arranging transports, exchanged money for us at good... Read more

    Neža B
    February 3, 2019

    star rating  Very friendly - Ended up here after visiting Rafiki Guesthouse down the road which was part of our overland tour. This guesthouse is so much better in every-way. The staff are... Read more

    Paul S
    July 10, 2016
  • star rating  Suprfriendly staff - The staff, Maureen and Myriam made our stay to a delightfull experience. The GH is simple and looks like a jail. But the staff keeps it clean. You. Can ask... Read more

    ive s
    July 18, 2019

    star rating  Nice atmosphere but expensive for what you get - After negotiations we came to 20dollar a night incl breakfast.
    The rooms have jail like doors as you see on a lot of buildings in Uganda. Not my taste but... Read more

    March 3, 2017

    star rating  Clean, friendly, calm and tasty! - We spend there only one night but in our 3,5week travel Uganda this was our favorite place to stay. The place is run almost exclusively by women, that's probably the... Read more

    Tomáš G
    August 25, 2018
  • star rating  I felt at home - The staff at Sawasawa embraces you with their hospitality. Throughout my whole stay I always felt like they were really caring about me.
    The food was really good and super... Read more

    August 27, 2018

    star rating  With a group of 7 people we stayed in this guesthouse. Especially the hosts made a friendly impression on us. We spended 2 nights here and we had dinner and... Read more

    December 19, 2019

    star rating  Nice Hotel - The Sawa Sawa Hotel looks like a jail , no garden, iron doors , but it is very clean , comfortable, and they have good food and they have a... Read more

    Dr. Said A
    September 4, 2016

Why Choose Our Guest House

The Guest House has friendly and courteous staff with experience who will offer personalized service and this will make your stay as pleasant and memorable.

The owner has many years’ experience working in the hospitality industry. Our Breakfasts, meals are carefully and professionally prepared to the guests’ preference. Our restaurant serves a wide variety of local and international cuisine.

We have a well – stocked Mini bar with a variety of drinks from all regions. We also serve hot beverages.