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Speke Hotel

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Free Wifi
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Yes, it is a little rumpled. And no, it does not offer the same amenities and atmosphere of the chain hotels that abound in Kampala, with their large manicured gardens and imposing gates and security. It is a little out of the current time and...More

Thank Jcraigh
Response from Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke HotelResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Mr. Craigh, Thank you for being our guests and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. I am happy to read that our Colonial Hotel and its special décor inspired by the era of bygone days were liked by you. We...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a tired and rather shabby hotel facing a busy main road, so make sure that you are not given a room at the front. The hotel charges a fee of 5% of the total bill in USD for paying by credit card and...More

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Response from Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke HotelResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Mr. Blampied, We appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay with us. Our hotel is situated in the heart of Kampala city. Regarding the additional 5% charge on credit card, it’s applicable all over in Uganda. The 5% is charged by the banks on...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have been staying at Speke during my regular trips to Kampala over the past five years. If you need an easy access to the city center and the central business district and you want a good value for your money, this is a hotel...More

Thank dmitryp1965
Response from Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke HotelResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Mr. Dimitry, Thank you for sharing your delightful review about Speke Hotel. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed the warm experience that we strive to offer at out hotel along with the privileged location and green surrounding of the hotel in...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have stayed at the Speke several times and continue to consider it the best place to stay in Kampala. Historic with very nice rooms and and reception area. It is centrally located and easy to walk to areas of interest. Great staff as well.More

Thank 6mith
Response from Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke HotelResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Mr. Smith, Thank you for being our guests and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed the warm experience that we strive to offer at out hotel along with the privileged location...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

best place in kampala, with luxury treat with large rooms , nice historical place, welcoming staff. very accommodating . hotel features great meals and leisure at the bar with live african music. a beautiful swimming poolMore

Thank ugandacarrentals2016
Response from Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke HotelResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for staying with us at Speke Hotel and reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We are honored that the hospitality showcased by the staff delighted you and added on to your lodging experience. We are glad to note that you enjoyed the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$107 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$107 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Wiwam79
30 December 2017|
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Response from Amma F | 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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"Test the hot water before unpacking."
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"stay away from Rock Bar end."
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"Try to get a room on the right side as you face the hotel, the bar on the left side is quite loud...every day."
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"Always ask for rooms on the quiet side"
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