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Malakai Eco Lodge

3.0 star property
3-star lodge in Entebbe with spa and safari
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

34 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
300 metres off the Entebbe road, Kitende, Entebbe, 0
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Lake Victoria - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Entebbe Intl. Airport (EBB) - 33 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Shiraz Restaurant and lounge Munyonyo - 11 min drive
  • Gaucho Grill - 2 min drive
  • caramel cafe - 7 min drive
  • Sebutinde Pork joint - 10 min drive
  • Republique - 5 min drive

About this property

Malakai Eco Lodge

Malakai Eco Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 30 per vehicle one way. Guests can indulge in massages at the spa, and MALAKAI RESTAURANT serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center are other features. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff.


English, French, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 17
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 17


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (late night)

What to do

  • Safari
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Romance packages


  • Built in 2013
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Washing machine
  • Laundry detergent

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Paper towels


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa. Services include massages. The spa is open daily.


MALAKAI RESTAURANT - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 1 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.
Mobile payment options include: Apple Pay and Amazon Pay.

Also known as

Malakai Eco Lodge Kampala
Malakai Eco Lodge
Malakai Eco Kampala
Malakai Eco
Malakai Eco Lodge Entebbe
Malakai Eco Entebbe
Malakai Eco Lodge Lodge
Malakai Eco Lodge Entebbe
Malakai Eco Lodge Lodge Entebbe

Frequently asked questions

Does Malakai Eco Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Malakai Eco Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Malakai Eco Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Malakai Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Malakai Eco Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Malakai Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Malakai Eco Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 30 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Malakai Eco Lodge?
You can check in from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 50 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Malakai Eco Lodge and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as fishing. Additional recreation onsite includes a safari. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Malakai Eco Lodge also has a fitness center and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Malakai Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, MALAKAI RESTAURANT.
Does Malakai Eco Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.







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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This is a unique experience - lots of art, flowers, gardens, birds, monkeys and water in a very rural setting, just off the Entebbe - Kampala road. Janet, the owner with her husband Andreas, runs a tight ship, and service is very good. Thanks!
Tony , 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Incredible Place
My 4 sons and I looked for a place to stay for our weekend experience in Entebbe to visit the Ngambe Island sanctuary. Malakai was more than a place to stay it was itself an experience that my sons and I will never forget, from the family cottage, the environment, the pool, the restaurant and the staff. Beautiful very original place lovingly cared for and serviced by family owners. We’ve already picked our next cottage for our next stay in Entebbe
Dave, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful place to relax and enjoy .
It was amazing, the owners are very friendly lovely people who will do everything to make your stay special . All the cottages are so unique and for sure we will come back to book each of them . Thank you for the great time :-)
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8/10 Very good

First trip to Africa
I had a great time at Malakai Eco Lodge, would definitely stay there again.
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10/10 Exceptional

Great lodging in a natural, beautiful setting
Our group of 5 arrived around 1 a.m. due to dealing with lost luggage claims at the airport. Although our arrival was 3 hours later than expected, the staff was gracious and accommodating with smiling faces. Breakfast was bountiful and delicious - and without cost. We wished we could have stayed longer!
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fascinating hotel in Entebbe
When I fly out of Entebbe, I make a point of sleeping in Entebbe the night before, in order to avoid the horrible traffic jams on Entebbe Road. My usual hotel was not available. I found Malakai Eco lodge, which had good reviews and looked intriguing. As we followed the signs for the Lodge off of Entebbe Road, my friends and I grew increasingly alarmed. The "road" was a narrow dirt trail that wound through small African houses. When we finally arrived, however, we found a large compound and a tropical wonderland. We were thoroughly enchanted and wished we had arrived earlier in the day so we could enjoy it more (our flight was early in the morning.) After supper, we all retired early and discovered the place's drawback - an unbelievably loud cacophony of frogs. I was in a treehouse, and got a double dose - the pond frogs and the tree frogs. I was in the tree with them. I had to wear my sound-attenuating headphones to get to sleep.They stop around midnight, fortunately.
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing Garden Very cozy Very friendly staff
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10/10 Exceptional

Magical retreat nestled in a quiet village
Malakai is truly an oasis in the bustling metropolis of Kampala/Entebbe. Stay here if you're looking for a peaceful, natural environment with some really unique and artistic architecture. Every room has a different theme -- I would highly recommend the "Pebble Room," it was our favorite. Although there is no air-conditioning, it's significantly cooler than surrounding areas due to it's location near water. The monkeys come out every evening to swing through the trees and eat bananas while you sip on a cold beer or have a bite to eat. You can swim in the pool, use the fitness center, play on the slackline or take a tour of a local island with the owner. Or you can just settle into one of the many cosy perches on the property and read a good book. The whole place has sort of an eco-African-Alice-in-Wonderland vibe to it. I would give this place two thumbs up for both hospitality and value.
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8/10 Very good

The rooms are clean enough to African standards
My stay was amazing the overall experience was great I did have to extended from 2nights to 6nights it's really recommendable if is your first time in Africa this will be the test of Africa. My advice would be in terms of entertainment......
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