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HOTELS IN OTHER AREAS

Jebel Lodge
The Jebel lodge is next to Rock City Hotel, at the foot of the hill (Jebel). There is a central swimming pool surrounded by a large open air bar and a large open air restaurant, with a high class feel and look. Around the pool are deck chairs and pool beds where you can relax. On the slope above the swimming pool is a more secluded seating area for guests, with four low tables and seats for more privacy. Above is the reception, gym and rooms on the slopes above the central areas. Jebel now have a ‘swim-in’ movie theatre. With a large movie screen over the pool, they create a Drive-In feel every Saturday at 7:30pm while also serving pizza for only 25 sdg.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.


Acacia Village
One of the posh est places to stay. Well out of town, beautiful lawns and gardens. Rooms built of rough hewn stone around a swimming pool. Wooden classic safari friendly bar with an incredible selection of drinks. An excellent restaurant – serving everything from burgers to freshly baked pizzas from a traditional pizza oven (currently the best pizza’s in juba). The high location makes it cooler than other places and they have a tennis court. Considering the exceptional facilities it is reasonably priced on both food and drinks, with a great location makes this a must visit.
en-suite, hot water, a/c, wireless internet etc

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

Quality Hotel
Quality is the newest and claims to be the best hotel in town. It was launched by several dignitaries who thanked the owners for this welcome addition which sets a new standard in hotel design. The hotel is on one of the main Hotel roads just after New York Hotel and Juba Grand Hotel. It has one conference room, a modern bar, modern restaurant with continental buffet, and a wide outside paved bar, next to the spacious car park. Being new the place is very clean, and their standards are very high. There is a wide selection of drinks at the bar, the buffet is well arranged at around 40 pounds and their a la carte menu is available if one prefers a specific meal. The rooms are multi storey blocks of around 20 rooms each, all white stone, and the hotel is very busy even though it is only two months old. The Manager is a very friendly guy who has introduced the hotel with a bang and the hotel picked up fast. A room goes for around $160 bed and breakfast.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.


Juba Grand Hotel
Located on the road from City Center to the River, next to New York, this is a large modern style hotel. There is a swimming pool under construction. The large well lit rooms are around $150 per room with fridge, satellite TV, wireless internet, self contained and air-conditioned.The Hotel is superb, as the name implies. When you walk in to the reception there is the restaurant on the left serving buffet, and a snack and drinks bar on the right, as well as a garden bar in front. The snack bar has the best cakes in town, as well as beautiful low seating comfortable chairs and tables and a large screen TV at low volume with channels of your choice. The Rotary club meets in the conference room next to one of the best gyms in town.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

New York Hotel
As per the name, it has a white and modern look. The entrance is a medium size lobby, leading to a terrace with one mango tree for shade. Off from the mango tree is the large dining and restaurant to the right, and a large bar to the left, with an open terrace in front. Most guests like the open terrace under mango trees. The dining has 'new York' decorated chairs and serves a buffet for 40 pounds. They also have a ala carte menu. The bar is large so can be used for a conference, as most patrons sit outside where there is soft music in the background. They have a cabaret show 4 nights a week.

Located on the road from City Center to the River, next to Juba Grand hotel.Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.


Star Hotel
On the bank of the Nile tributary. Large modern style dining and expansive paved open terrace overlooking the river. They have a continental buffet at 38 pounds (one staff joked if you give them 40 they may say they don't have change!) There are two fully equipped conference halls with capacity of up to 250 persons. Charges are $130 bed and breakfast. Rooms are stone, self contained, Air Conditioned with satellite TV and Fridge. Wireless internet in all rooms.
Location - Behind Juba Grand Hotel, on the end of the side street.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

Keren Hotel
This hotel with only 22 stone rooms was opened October 2010, very new and clean. It is a sister company of Quality Hotel. They have spacious self contained rooms with ten channel satellite TV, fridge, air con, wireless internet etc for around 160 dollars. There is a 50 seater conference room, a cosy and air conditioned bar, next to a very neat dining, also air conditioned, both have a large screen tv for international news.
Breakfast is 20 pounds while for lunch and supper is a wide a la carte menu. There are 6 sections of the menu, salads, soups, continental food, Italian, Eritrean and desserts. There are steaks for around 40 pounds, pizza around 30 pounds, spaghetti dishes around 20 pounds, Injera dishes around 25 pounds, or you can have a hamburger and chips for 25 pounds. I had a smashing lasagna for 25 pounds accompanied by a fresh squeezed orange juice for 15 pounds, very good value, filling and tasty.
The hotel is just next to the two most famous restaurants, Queen of Sheba and Spice and herbs and also near many international NGO’s . The compound is paved all round and sloping, so no mud and few insects even when its raining.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.
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South Sudan Hotel
This is a chain of indigenous hotels with two branches in Juba and branches in other towns like Wau and Aweil. It is one of the best local owned hotels. The main branch on Wizara road has a travel agent, boutique, cyber café and offices in front. The large towering hotel is a white stone building modern in design. There is a wide tile and concrete floor seating area in front which serves as a meeting place for local VIPs. The bar is disappointing with empty shelves and no bar stools, but most patrons are served outside and drink beer or wine, so they do not go in the bar. The hotel offers conference facilities and have self contained air conditioned rooms with wireless internet for around $110.
Located on Ministries road.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.


Rock City
This is a must see place. It has the most unusual location and design, on the slope of the 'Jebel Kujur' hill, with a very unique rock tunnel entrance. There is a wide open air rock mountain design dance floor, with rock statues of animals, rock stage design and fountains. Behind the stage is a hilly area with many tree shaded secluded tables with privacy overlooking the town. Un believably romantic. In the center is a large open air dance area with loud disco music all afternoon and evening. They now have a resident band, Safari Sounds, who play four nights per week. Above is a spacious first floor seating and dining balcony with wireless internet, where you can surf while overlooking the dance area. The hotel has a busy gym, very professional massage at 80 pounds, sauna, several offices and a Kenya Commercial .Bank cash ATM.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

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Holiday Hotel
This is the best tourist hotel in Malakia/Malakal area, so well suited for the business traveler who wants to be near the Malakia commercial area or an NGO staff who wants to be near Hai Malakal. It is tucked in the residential area off the main road, behind the Uganda consulate. Due to its location far from the river it is very clean and there are few mosquitoes or other insects. The hotel is beautiful all stone ground floor semi detached rooms with fridge, TV, A/c, wireless internet for around US$ 160. The compound is walled and quiet. There is a well draped restaurant with long golden curtains, a large screen TV, decorated ceramic tile floor, a decorated white board ceiling and smiling Eritrean waitresses. They serve a continental menu as well as a wide variety of other meals at around 35 pounds. They have a buffet breakfast for 25 pounds with great butter, strawberry jam, fresh juice, eggs, sausages, fruit and many other items. Next to the restaurant is a small well stocked bar which also sells fresh juice and snacks, as well as having a big screen.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

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Mountain View Hotel
Mountain view has just been taken over by a new owner and is being cleaned up and renovated. It is just behind Customs bus park on the Yei road, and is the closest hotel for people coming by bus. They intend to charge 100 dollars when they officially open in August, so they are aiming below tourist prices. The road leading to the entrance has a lot of small shops, and is very busy. As they are still revamping the place the menus and brochures are not out.Currently the 18 room all stone hotel has all rooms self contained, air conditioned, fan,  and they are working on internet; both wireless and cable; satellite TV in all rooms, 21" flat screen Colour TV in all rooms and fridges in all rooms.There are wide lawns and spacious parking. There are outside umbrella sittings on the garden and a new grass thatched bar being constructed. There is a small garage and machine car washing at the entrance.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

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VIP Hotel
This is the best hotel near Juba University, its compact but well equipped. Opened January 2011, the entrance is hard to find although its on the main Malkia road. It has a very small reception with three beautiful Ethiopian ladies, one speaks English. There are ten spacious self contained rooms with a big fridge and satellite TV, all doors facing the center. Rooms are 100 dollars bed and breakfast. In the center is a shaded area where guests sit and drink beer. There is an enclosed air conditioned bar and restaurant with four very beautiful Ethiopian waitresses all in stylish blue dresses. The room is well designed, high wood paneled arched ceiling with chandeliers, curved bar with soft red leather bar stools as well as ten dining tables. The dining has tinted mirrors instead of windows, so you can not look into the accommodation rooms that are around the dining. Loud Ethiopian music gives the bar a lively feel. Their food includes Ethiopian, pasta, pizza and continental, prices of meals from 20 to 30 pounds. Juice by the glass is five pounds. There is no internet, and a bit cramped, but much better than what you expect in the the Atlabara area. There are two massage rooms, the masseuse is a tall Ethiopian lady, charges seventy pounds for full body massage. Attached at the back is a hair salon and a barber shop, both run by the hotel.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177.

River Nile Residence
The Hotel is small with 15 rooms, dining room cum bar, and a conference room. The staff are mostly Indian, they had been catering for long stay guests at 120 dollars per night with very ample parking, thus had a very late breakfast and food on order only. The Hotel is just next to Grand, and quiet. In December 2011 a new European manager has been hired. He is closing the hotel for renovation and in January 2012 will reopen with new staff, new setup, new menus etc.

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177..

If you are here for a long stay:

Global Properties have houses, cottages, self contained/ furnished rooms, to buy or rent. Call William Gichuhi or visit his office inJuba town next to Uganda Airways

Call any of the following numbers for more inquiries and reservations: (+211) 977-114235, 977-109079, 977-110882, 955-028720,  955-155534;  927-314177..

Beijing Hotel has large three room suites plus brekfast with all amenities for US$ 1,800 per month. You get bedroom, sitting room, toilet/bathroom, tv, fridge, wireless, a/c, beautiful gardens, large parking, cyber cafe, dining facilities and walking distance from town for that price if it is a long stay.

 

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