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Rates Motel

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House | Living room
Double Room | Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
House | Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
House | Living room

Overview of Rates Motel

Rates Motel

2.5 star property

Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Room service
Plot 9 Crab Tree, Industrial Division Offices, Mbale, Eastern Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLivingStone International University10 min walk
  • Popular LocationMt Elgon Waterfall14 min drive
  • Popular LocationWanale Cliff30 min drive

Room options

About this area


Rates Motel is located in Mbale. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mt Elgon Waterfall and Wanale Cliff.

What's nearby

  • LivingStone International University - 10 min walk
  • Mt Elgon Waterfall - 14 min drive
  • Wanale Cliff - 30 min drive
  • Sipi Falls - 55 min drive
  • Tororo Rock - 72 min drive


  • The Spot - 8 min walk
  • Cosmos Coffeeshop & Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Cafe arabica - 10 min walk
  • Casa del Turista;Eco Shamba Cafe - 10 min walk
  • Truffles Aroma Cafe - 10 min walk

About this property

Rates Motel

Property highlights
Consider a stay at Rates Motel and take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Be sure to enjoy local and international cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and luggage storage
  • A 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services
Room features
All guestrooms at Rates Motel include amenities such as free WiFi.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • Fans, daily housekeeping, and desks



Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 7 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

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Check-in from 11:00 AM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 7 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

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Frequently asked questions

Is Rates Motel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Rates Motel?

As of Sep 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rates Motel on Sep 30, 2022 start from $22.88, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Rates Motel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Rates Motel?

Check-in is from 11:00 AM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Rates Motel?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Does Rates Motel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle.

Where is Rates Motel located?

Situated in Mbale, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from LivingStone International University and within 12 mi (20 km) of Mt Elgon Waterfall and Wanale Cliff. Tororo Rock and Sipi Falls are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rates Motel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Rates Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rates Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 0 out of 1 reviews
5 - Excellent 0%
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Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 1 reviews
3 - Okay 100%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 1 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 1 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
The staff were pleasant and helpful.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022