Welcome to Pineapple Guest House

Boutique Hotel / Bed & Breakfast, Entebbe, Uganda

The pineapple is a symbol of welcome and hospitality in many cultures. At Pineapple Guest House we continue this tradition to ensure all our visitors have an enjoyable and relaxing time during their stay with us.

We are a family-run, residents-only, boutique hotel situated on a quiet hill, in a secure location near State House, overlooking Lake Victoria. Free 24-hour collection and delivery to Entebbe International Airport, a ten-minute drive, is included in the room rate. Entebbe town centre is a five-minute drive and we can arrange transport to the shopping malls, banks, ATMs, craft markets, restaurants, and several places of interest.

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Family-run boutique hotel and cottage

Free collection/drop off from Entebbe Airport, a 10-minute drive

Free, fast WiFi in bedrooms and all areas

Instant rain-forest-volume hot showers

Buffet breakfast included in room rate

All bedrooms and cottage are self-contained, and with DSTv

Views of Lake Victoria from lake-facing rooms, cottage and garden

Tropical fruit welcome basket

Tea/coffee/water tray in bedrooms and honesty bar in dining room

African-print kimono and toiletries are provided for guest use

Cooked breakfast/lunch /dinner to order

Body care and cosmetic treatments by our trained therapist

Laundry service, (washing and folding or ironing) available

Information on local places of interest and activities

Africana library, book exchange, board games, playing cards and jenga!

Staying at Entebbe's Pineapple Guest House...

A mixture of colonial-style furniture and African fabrics, art, artifacts, and shelves of books and games create a colourful, homely, and restful ambiance for guests of all ages.

Our family room and one of our double rooms, the cottage, and the garden all have views of Lake Victoria. The large tropical garden has a natural stone-lined swimming pool with luxuriant foliage and flowers attracting many varieties of birds and butterflies and many places to work, read and relax. We have a vegetable garden and a chicken run where guests are welcome to accompany our gardener to feed and, if wished, cuddle the chickens!

Arriving in Entebbe

If you arrive at Entebbe International Airport on a day flight, you will have had a dramatic arrival over Lake Victoria and its many islands. Entebbe town is on a peninsula surrounded by lush green swamp areas, home to a wide variety of birds, monkeys, reptiles, and butterflies.

You will be met at the airport by our driver, carrying a sign with the Pineapple logo, your name, and flight number. A 10-minute drive brings you to the guest house.

If you arrive overland, you will have travelled through Uganda’s green landscape and perhaps through some towns and villages. Visitors often say they regretted not taking a few days to relax at the beginning or the end of their trip or to explore Entebbe.

On arrival, you will register, be offered a cold welcome drink, and be shown around your room. If you have booked a meal, there may be time for a coffee or a drink from the honesty bar.

If you have not booked a meal, depending on your arrival time, there may be time to order from the menu.  If your arrival is late or delayed, you may choose from the snack menu.

Memorable experiences are canoe trips to see the rare shoebill stork or the abundant birdlife along the lake shore, visiting the tranquil Botanical Gardens or exploring the craft markets. We keep a small selection of African fabrics and baskets at reception for guests who run out of time!

The garden at Pineapple has been designed to create a variety of quiet, shady colourful spaces where you can read, work or relax. Choose from the wooden deck chairs, the stone bench, or the sun beds and enjoy the view of the pool, the lake or the sunset with your favourite drink.  Freshly made Ugandan coffee and tea are provided throughout your stay on request.

Our large tropical garden has a swimming pool with a unique design. The entire pool and surround use very attractive local coloured slate in several shades of cream, orange, deep pink, grey, and rare pieces of jade green stone. Swimmers of many abilities can enjoy the pool as it is 1.4 metres deep and 12.5 metres long (so 8 lengths are 100 metres!). Pool toys and floats are available on request.

Our buffet breakfast offers a choice of fruit juices, a tropical fruit selection, homemade granola, yogurt and sourdough bread or toast with jam, peanut butter, or homemade marmalade. Allen prepares home-cooked breakfasts, lunch, and dinner by ordering on the guest meal form.

Fresh Uganda coffee and tea are available on request throughout the day. There is a water dispenser in the dining room and cold drinks are available from the honesty bar.


Staying in Entebbe, Uganda

Entebbe is a pleasant town, located on a peninsula on the shores of Lake Victoria. You may want to spend a day or two relaxing at Pineapple before or after your safari or business trip in our garden or by the pool and browsing in our libraries.  Please look at our recommendations under Things to Do. If you want to explore the local area or go further afield, we can provide information on places of interest.