Pineapple Guesthouse

The Pineapple is a symbol of welcome and hospitality in many cultures and at Pineapple Guesthouse they continue this traditional to ensure all our visitors have an enjoyable and relaxing time during their stay with them. Pineapple Guesthouse is situated on a quite hill near the State House, only 10 minutes from Entebbe International Airport. The Guesthouse is also 5 minutes’ drive from Entebbe town centre and can arrange transport to shopping malls, banks, ATMs, Restaurants, craft markets and other places of interest.

Accommodation

Pineapple Guesthouse is a mixture of colonial style furniture and African fabrics, art and artefacts create a colourful homely and restful ambience. All bedrooms in the main house have free, fast Wi-Fi and a flat screen satellite DSTV with multiple channel selection.  The en-suite facilities have instant, rainforest volume, hot showers, bathrobes and additional towels for swimming.  We provide a drinks tray with a selection of teas and coffee and a welcoming tropical fruit basket.  Each bedroom has easy seating, a desk, chair and desk light and a docking station with USB ports for charging phones, shavers, cameras etc.  All our beds have high quality, 100% cotton bed linen, comfortable pillows, duvets and mattress toppers.  There is a secure box for passports and valuables in each room. A laundry service and an ironing board, hair drier and bathrobe are available upon request. Below are the kinds of accommodation at Pineapple Guesthouse.

Family Room

The family room in the main house has a high ceiling, ceiling fan and a balcony. The double (queen size) four poster bed has individual reading lights and a mosquito net. The bunk bed with mosquito net is full size and is suitable for two adults. One window overlooks the garden and in the other direction, a picture window has wide sliding doors which open onto the balcony, giving a lake view facing west catching superb sunsets over the water. Bird life is abundant in the calliandra (puffball) trees below the family room balcony.

Double Room with Lake View

The double room in the main house has a high ceiling, ceiling fan and a balcony with a lake view. The double (queen size) four poster bed has individual reading lights and a mosquito net. There is easy seating, a desk with a chair and a desk light. The desk window overlooks the garden and in the same direction, the west facing balcony has a lake view catching superb sunsets over the water. Bird life is abundant in the calliandra (puffball) trees below the balcony.

Double Room with Garden View

A comfortable room in the main house, with a high ceiling and ceiling fan has a double (queen size), four poster bed, reading lights and mosquito net.  There is easy seating, a desk with a chair and a reading light.  One bedroom window overlooks the garden and there is a lake view from the shower room.

Single Room with Balcony

A comfortable room in the main house, with a high ceiling and ceiling fan has a large single width four poster bed, reading light and mosquito net.  There is easy seating, a desk with a chair and a reading light.  The bedroom window and the balcony overlook the garden.

Pineapple Cottage

The self-contained serviced cottage has its own private garden with outdoor furniture for dining and relaxing. The bedroom has a double four poster bed, individual reading lights, ceiling fan and mosquito net. In the kitchen there is a fridge, gas hob, micro-wave, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. The bathroom has a lake view and instant rainforest volume hot shower. The cottage has free fast Wi-Fi and a flat screen satellite DSTV with multiple channel selection. A welcoming tropical fruit basket and a selection of teas and coffee are provided.

Facilities

Garden

The garden at Pineapple has been designed to create a variety of quiet, shady colourful spaces where you can read, work or relax on 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. A selection of flowers and shrubs have been chosen which attract birds and butterflies and as an appropriate exotic feature, there is a flower bed with nine varieties of ornamental pineapple.

Swimming pool

The swimming pool has a unique design being lined with the very attractive local coloured slate in several shades of cream, orange, deep pink, grey and occasionally jade green and its non-slip surface which makes a perfect path around the pool.

Services

Meals

Guests can choose to have their meals on the dining veranda, in the garden or by the pool. If it is raining, meals are served indoors. Our buffet breakfast is included in the main house room rates and self-catering guests in the cottage are welcome to have a buffet breakfast at a cost of $5 extra or a cooked breakfast at $10 extra per person. Buffet breakfasts offer a choice of fruit juices, tropical fruit, home-made muesli, granola, cereals, cheese, salami, yoghurt, bread or toast and a selection of Ugandan honey, jam and marmalade.

Lunch

Lunch is two courses, costs $10 and can be ordered at breakfast time by discussing with Allen and filling in the meal form. Lunch may be a seasonal salad or an egg dish with either a bowl of soup or a pudding. Packed lunch could be sandwiches or a salad, a boiled egg, fresh fruit and a drink.

Dinner

Dinner is three courses, costs $15, and can be ordered by filling in the meal form. The dinner meal of the day, with a vegetarian option is usually served at 7.00pm.

Drinks

The honesty bar is in the corner of the living room with a choice of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Roasted groundnuts and wooden serving bowls are available in the bar area. Guests can use the labels provided to mark their bottle of wine. There is a price list and sign-up sheet so that guests can help themselves.