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Speke Hotel

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Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala Uganda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here a week and had a leaking roof, no hot water, a leaking kettle, a safe that didn't work, a tv that didn't work, no internet for 4 days and a generally poor service from poorly trained staff. Nice grounds but rooms were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

It's been a little over a year since I was here last, and the've made many improvements, small and large. A comfortable chair in my room, new tablecloths and menus in the restaurants, for example. On the veranda, you can see all of Kampala pass...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded October 13, 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel (1996)” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for your kind Patronage!!! We are delighted to know you liked your stay with us. This is the best motivation we can use. I am happy to personally coordinate your...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice rooms and very kind service. Lots if option to eat and a nice sports bar. A really nice break from the busy city. Rooms are spacious and clean and hitel has a nice colonial feel. Centrally located. I enjoyed it.More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Pepe T
Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded October 13, 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel (1996)” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for your kind Patronage!!! We are delighted to know you liked your stay with us. This is the best motivation we can use. I am happy to personally coordinate your...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

What you see in pictures is not what you get, am currently staying i room 139, its like a room built on a 8 foot corridor. Suggest you ask them for the actual room picture of which has been assigned to you and they wont...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded September 5, 2018

Dear Sir, Greetings of the Day from “Speke Hotel” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback!!! We note with regret the negative experience you have had about rooms. As per the booking made we do provide the same, But Please...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

The hotel is probably old and not particularly luxurious. But the room was pleasant, comfortable and clean. The staff was very helpful. I left early in the morning and flexible, allowing me to eat breakfast early. Also I had left my sweater in the restaurant...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank RBJoel
Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded September 5, 2018

Dear Sir, Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for your kind Patronage!! We are delighted to know you liked your stay with us. This is the best motivation we can use. I am happy to personally coordinate your next visit...More

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About
Description
Speke Hotel is the part of The Speke Group of Hotels, Proudly owned by The Ruparelia Group of Companies. One of Kampala's oldest hotels, Speke Hotel was taken over by The Ruparelia Group in the year 1996. It was then, More given a major face-lift to add comforts to age and grace. All rooms are air conditioned have wooden floors, satellite television, Free Wi-Fi and a minibar. Speke Hotel is located in the heart of Kampala, close to banks and business centers and offers all the charms of bygone days complimented by efficient, modern services and facilities. It offers various dishes, daily entertainment, well stocked bar and business meeting venues.Speke Hotel has three Restaurants and a Bar: Pizzeria – The Italian Cuisine, Khyber Pass – The Indian Cuisine, Rock Café – The Continental Cuisine and Rock Bar – The Cocktail Bar.Speke Hotel holds a special place in the history of Uganda. Come and experience the courteous hospitality so natural to the people of Uganda. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
57
Price range
US$72 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Speke Hotel Kampala
Location
Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
57
Price range
US$72 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Speke Hotel Kampala
Location
Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
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Wendy S
December 30, 2017|
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Response from 398ammaf | Reviewed this property |
You can get the hotel to arrange airport pickup. I arrived at 3.00am and I found the taxi waiting at the entrance. It takes about an hour from the airport.
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"Upstairs rooms have a balcony or large sitting area."
Kjcolvard
Sep. 30, 2018
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"Please ask them to send you a picture of the actual room they will put you into"
mmmkenya
Aug. 9, 2018
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"If noise bothers you, maybe off the street would be better."
RBJoel
Aug. 4, 2018
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"Rooms at the back may be quieter but we've had front rooms each time and it was great."
kimreilly58
Jun. 15, 2018
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