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Speke Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I stayed in Speke for four days on business and felt comfortable throughout. Speke is one of these hotels, that capture the spirit of its African environment, breathe history and age gracefully. Yes the shower took its time to get hot, but then it was steadily hot and strong. Internet was equally stable but as in the whole country does...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Nusgar, Thank you so much for making Speke Hotel your preferred choice of hotel in Kampala. We are grateful to you for recommending us. It is also heartening to know that you enjoyed the overall product and atmosphere. A special mention about the Colonial badge and breakfast area of the hotel is highly appreciated. Myself and Our team...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I did arrive late at night. I was tired. It was after an international flight. But I still think I was in a better mood than the staff that managed my checking in. And the time it took....my goodness. Nigerian and Ghana are speed-freaks compared to the pace at which a simple sign-in process was (mis)managed. Some serious staff training...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wookie, I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you during your check in. We have introduced a vast variety of food in breakfast buffet. Regarding the additional 5% charge on credit card: It’s applicable all over in Uganda. The 5% is charged by the banks in any credit card transactions in Uganda. Your comments are very much valued....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I stayed at Speke hotel for only 2 nights. I enjoyed my stay thanks to the very friendly and attentive staff who made sure I had everything I needed. The restaurants downstairs include a Pakistani/Indian restaurant, an Italian Pizzeria and a bar. The room had a beautiful view and would have been more comfortable if they had better wifi. All...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. EM, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying in Speke Hotel and for your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is our endeavor to provide you the highest levels of comfort and quality service to our guests to ensure a memorable experience. Sir we have noted the WIFI matter. We are in the process...

Brazil
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Good location just because it is central. The rooms were ok, not so clean as I would expect, the water took a long time to get warm. It is quite decadent. The Rock Bar is depressing, it is empty. The food from Rock Grill is ok. The italian restaurant has good food and prices.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Luciana, We appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay with us. A special mention about the location and food of the hotel is highly appreciated. I personally apologize for the inconvenience caused to you, with regards to hot water. In all the rooms the hot water is available; it takes 2 to 3 minutes to get a proper...

Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 13 February 2016

It was my Business visit to Kampala where I stayed in Speke Hotel. My experience with the atmosphere of Speke Hotel and their professional services was amazing. It was all tiring day at that Hot Climate city but After coming to the Hotel I feel very relaxed. Thank you very much for the wonderful service by Speke Hotel Personnel.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Shankar, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying in Speke Hotel and for your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is our endeavor to provide you the highest levels of comfort and quality service to ensure a memorable experience. Our team eagerly awaits many more opportunities to welcome you soon again to this vibrant...

Reviewed 13 February 2016

everytime i plan for a holiday , i remember Speke . everything over there just fantasize you and the hospitality you get make you feel royal ..... a must stay hotel in uganda....... do visit with your family and friends :) .....

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Cap J, Thank you for your wonderful endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala. We are honored that you have a Royal feeling during your stay, thru our services provided to you. We are maintaining our high standards and exceptional customer service. Thank you again, we look forward to welcome you on your next trip to Uganda. Warm regards, Bhupendra...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 February 2016

During my recent stay in Kampala I spent several days at the Speke Hotel and I was enchanted by the cosy atmosphere of the past of one of the oldest hotel in town, a real milestone in the history of East Africa. I rather suggest to stay in the comfortable rooms facing the Sheraton gardens, despite the noise of the...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for making Speke Hotel your preferred choice of hotel in Kampala. We are grateful to you for recommending us. It is also heartening to know that you enjoyed the overall product and atmosphere. A special mention about the location of the hotel is highly appreciated. Myself and Our team eagerly await many more...

RAK, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I stayed in this hotel for a week, to start the manager was super helpful. The workers were nice and always ready to help. I had little complains but nothing major. I like the location but I think the price can be lower. Overall I recommend the hotel to everybody.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Marie, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying in Speke Hotel and for your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is our endeavor to provide our guests with the highest levels of comfort and quality service to ensure a memorable experience. We have various discount promotions time to time for our guests, where the...

Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I travelled to uganda for a business meeting and stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. This hotel is the best to stay in kampala. The staff is very friendly. They have 3 restaurants, all of them have very delicious food. The wifi speed is superb. The rooms are spacious with clonial look. Very nice atmosphere. Service is prompt. I...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Kamalmydeen, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying in Speke Hotel and for your feedback. Thank you for taking your valuable time to share such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. It is our endeavor to provide our guests with the highest levels of comfort and quality service to ensure a memorable experience....

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I really liked the service and management of this hotel. The rooms are very clean and spacious. The wifI speed was very nice. The break fast food is really delicious. The management looked very focused towards their clients. They are always helping and supporting. Thanks to Speke hotel for giving me a high class service and atmosphere.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Afsa, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at Speke Hotel while in Uganda and for your feedback. We are happy to know that you had a comfortable stay with us, enjoyed the warm and personalized experience that we endeavor to offer at our hotel. You positive comments are a big...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Rock Garden Cafe
Rock Garden Cafe
Cuisines: French, Mongolian, International
Khyber Pass
Khyber Pass
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, given a major facelift to add comforts to age and grace. All rooms are air conditioned have wooden floors, satellite television 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Speke Hotel

Address: Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $168 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Speke Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Speke Hotel Kampala
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
#6 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“See my review above for comments about room selection”
Mark_Horn_CA, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I don't believe that the are any good rooms.”
Rob_DM, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get room nearest to reception area on first floor to avoid noise coming from Bar”
Akhileshjoshi, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Away from the road for less noise”
IBscubaboy, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not facing the main road”
Blampied, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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