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Fat Cat Backpackers Hostel

Plot 13 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya, Kampala, Uganda

Fat Cat Backpackers Hostel offers great beds with great prices at the most central location, just minutes away from the main sites of the city! Read more

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Wake-up calls
  • WiFi

Important Information

Fat Cat Backpackers Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.

Check in up to 2:00pm - 7:00am.
Check out before 10:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

General:

No curfew.
Child friendly.

We have a cat and a dog and while neither enters the dorms, both are around. They're both friendly and pretty dumb but just to let you know.

Smokers are welcome but please don't smoke in the rooms.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kampala?

Contact us directly

Fat Cat Backpackers Hostel offers great beds with great prices at the most central location, just minutes away from the main sites of the city! Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Fat Cat Backpackers

We are a new backpacker hostel in the heart of Kampala's upmarket Kololo area, within walking distance of the best bits of the city. Hot showers, cold beers, fat cats etc as standard.

The Fat Cat is located on the edge of Kisementi Square, home of some of the city's best diversions including a massive cinema, bars, restaurants and shops. We've even got 2 ice-cream parlors just down the road.

It's the most centrally located backpackers in Kampala and offers great beds at great prices.

Fat Cat Backpackers Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.

Check in: 2:00pm - 7:00am. If you arrive early in the morning and want a bed right away, you will have to pay for that previous nights’ stay so please ensure this is reflected on your booking.
Check out: before 10:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

General:

No curfew.
Child friendly.

We have a cat and a dog and while neither enters the dorms, both are around. They're both friendly and pretty dumb but just to let you know.

Smokers are welcome but please don't smoke in the rooms.

Accommodation Information

Our facilities are basic but clean and well maintained, and our staff (available 24/7) will do everything within reason to make sure that your stay in Kampala is lovely. We offer shared rooms only. If you would like a private room we will be happy to point you in the direction of some of our friends in the city.

Location Information

The hostel is on Bukoto street, about 100m from KIsementi square. Kisementi is home to some of the city's finest eating, drinking, shopping and dancing and is within easy reach of downtown.

We're also within walking distance of the National Museum and two excellent galleries. The area, Kololo, is safe and secure and is home to many of Uganda's foreign residents.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.