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Urban by CityBlue Kampala, Uganda

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed twice, before and after gorilla trekking. It is a lovely, clean and peaceful retreat. Staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. The pool is small but perfect for cooling off or relaxing around with a cold beer or milk shake. We stayed in one of the old rooms on our first stay. It was a bit small (for a...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this Hotel several nights, first at the club room, and then at the doubleroom. I will give review to the different areas. 1. Restaurant For breakfast they have better selection of food then other hotels I have stayed in Kampala, but I miss some more choices of order to have on the bread, like ham and...

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have stayed now several times in the hotel. Always the stays have been pleasant. Service is nice and personalised - once you are in. Food and drinks are in order. And the breakfast has improved over the years. Yet, I regret to note that reception staff is under instruction to extract full (advance) payments from the guest, even if...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stayed there for two days and did not know what to expect, when arriving got a little bit worried, not your typical Hotel architecture, but once in the room, very impressed with cleanness, amenities and space of the room for the price paid. The restaurant is also a hit, simple but tasty, much better than Sheraton food for example. would...

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1Thank Djamel Z
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Urban by CityBlue with our 10 month old and enjoyed our visit. The rooms are very clean, spacious, and comfortable, the food good, and the rates fair. Our experience ended on a bad note as the staff forgot to charge us a dollar and change for extra chipati bread at breakfast and called our...

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Thank Adam104555
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This hotel is a hidden gem! The area of Kampala is Nakasero Hill and it is in a residential upscale area. there are 3 buildings 2-3 stories each that enclose a courtyard. The courtyard is where the pool and open air restaurant are located.

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Tranas, Sweden
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a great stay at this hotel in a quiet area, next to the Norwegian Embassy. The arranged airport pick up worked fine with Godfrey! Staff was friendly. Rooms were just fine with hot shower, great aircon and wifi. The pool area is nice to use after a hot day in Kampala. Breakfast and restaurant provided both quality and service....

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Really good size rooms with effective aircon, excellent wifi and large bathroom with decent shower. Good to with sports channels. Furniture plain and simple not serviceable. Comfortable bed. Freshly cooked breakfast to order. Bacon and eggs etc. Pretty good. Dining area outside next to small pool. Friendly courteous staff. I will be staying there again. Far superior to Mackinnon suites...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stay there every time. The staff, service, and food are all excellent. Helen the hotel manager goes above and beyond to make your stay happy. Thank you for always taking such good care of us. Top marks!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 October 2016

What an experience! Super bedrooms, well appointed bathrooms, super swimming pool, warm and cordial staff, amazing location near the centre of Kampala. This is an idyllic hotel which is about to open 21 new bedrooms and a conference room. Must see....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Urban by CityBlue Kampala, Uganda

Address: 22 Akii Bua Road, Kampala, Uganda (Formerly Mamba Point Guesthouse)
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $173 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Urban by CityBlue Kampala, Uganda 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Mamba Point Guesthouse Hotel Kampala
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If possible avoid rooms 301 - 306 they are a bit small for a couple and a bit dark.”
 of 5 bubbles shanesallym2016, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A new wing has been recently added. Electricity seems to be more assured at this wing”
 of 5 bubbles FrankBakx, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I recommend the new wing rooms, second or third floor, with a courtyard view”
 of 5 bubbles newtothesouth, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“New building, high floor”
 of 5 bubbles RickardC_12, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a new room if possible, but they are all very good!”
 of 5 bubbles damiand10, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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