hostels in Ghana

Hostels in Ghana and their funny names

Hostels in Ghana have a funny way of expressing themselves. Some of them have names that can make you laugh and others would just leave you stunned. Here are a few hostel names that the GetRooms team came across that would definitely make your day. If you are in any of these hostels just give

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KNUST to construct 4000 room alumni hostel

For years now, students of KNUST have had to move out of campus after their first year due to a lack of hostels on campus to accommodate the over 40,000 students that pursue a degree program. This tradition is set to change with the sod cutting of a 4000 room Alumni hostel by the Chancellor


2000 bed hostel for Kayayei inaugurated

The government of Ghana has, through a public-private partnership, built a hostel facility for itinerant female load carriers (Kayayei) in the Ashanti Region. The 2,000-capacity hostel facility at Sepe-Buokrom has a Creche and a Reform and Skill Training Centre. The Minister of Gender, Child and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, who, over the weekend visited

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Charlotte Court Hostel Wins Hostel of the Year Award

The 13th Edition of the National Tourism Awards 2017 saw Charlotte Court Hostel, located in the hills of Berekuso winning the prestigious Hostel of the Year award for 2017. Eben Ewool, co-founder and Director of Admin & Operations at Charlotte Court Hostel was kind enough to grant us a short interview following their success. Eben is an


GUSSS Hostel fees reduced

Earlier this month the GUSSS hostel (Brunei) released its new prices for the 2018/2019 academic year which was an increase of nearly GHC 400. Students complained about the new prices and took to social media to make their opinions known. The KNUST SRC, however, released a statement on its Facebook page stating a reduction in

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Students cry over high hostel fees

Students and parents have had to brace themselves every year for an increase in hostel fees. It has become a trend as hostel owners are forced to increase their rates due to yearly inflation which affects their basic operational costs. Many hostels have increased their prices for the 2018/2019 academic year ranging between a 5%

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WhatsApp Group for Students in Hostels

Today WhatsApp released its Business app version, WhatsApp Business in Ghana. We at GetRooms have already taken advantage of it by creating a WhatsApp group for students in hostels. This group was created to keep students informed of hostel booking seasons, prices of various hostels, discounts, facilities of hostels, etc. The group is open to students

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UMaT to build 20,000 capacity hostel complex

Hundreds of people including representatives of government, organizations, traditional authorities, members of the university staff across the country, students and the general public attended the special event. The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa, has installed former President, John Agyekum Kufour, as the first Chancellor of the institution. The installation ceremony which took place