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Protea Hotel Kampala

4 Upper Kololo Terrace | Kololo, Kampala 9421, Uganda
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Ranked #11 of 56 hotels in Kampala
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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417 reviews 417 reviews
59 hotel reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Convenient location in Kololo. The rooms are very basic but enormous. Ask for one with a balcony - it is pleasant in the morning or late afternoon/evening, and somehow the internet works better. Service is friendly. Excellent value.

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Connecticut
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64 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Having never been to Kampala before I wasn't sure what to expect, and had no basis for comparison. So I'll just list what I see to be goods and bads. On the good side the rooms and grounds are kept up nicely. I believe my room was the smallest class of room, but it was still a decent size, especially... More

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Wiltshire UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I stayed here because I have always had a good experience at Protea hotels in Africa. It feels a bit harsh only giving this an ‘Average’ because in many respects it is certainly a good hotel. The service is generally friendly, the food is good, the building is new and rooms are well appointed. But I have marked it down... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Protea Hotel, is located in Kololo, a peaceful area, where expatriates live. It is neighboring other restaurants and drinking places which go on through the night, in case one loves partying you can't get bored. The hotel has great service and the food variety and taste is superb "value for money'. The rooms are neat, though the price is slightly... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

A very good hotel. Brilliant rooms. Good lawns and garden. Gym is Ok. centrally located. Food is good. Enjoyed the Ugandian Matooka. Good spread of breakfast. Nice facilities. Good net connections. Professional staff

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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Stayed here plently of times, each time it gets worse! It seems the South Africans have left the Hotel to the Ugandans to Manage. Hence the service standards have dropped. The room price also keeps going upwards each month. Internet is free but you need to wait for a few mins to load one page, poor hotel!! Rooms are clean... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Hotel is centrally located and away from the noise of some of the other hotels. Security was good. Staff is very pleasant and very attentive. The best asset of this hotel was definitely the professionalism and attentiveness of the staff in reception, at the door, housekeeping, and restaurant. The only reason i am giving this hotel a 3 and not... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Staff is friendly, rooms are clean and nice (although some small rooms are a bit too small, I find), and close to a couple of very good restaurants. I find this hotel a good one for my business stays.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This hotel is in a central location and so is great for doing business on Uganda trips. The free fast wifi works well all over the hotel. I found the breakfast buffet to be excellent and the rooms great and the staff nice.There is a good restaurant on site and it is close to many others. I will be back... More

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austria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

when we were there in august also roberto di matteo, the couch of chelsea, stayed there, so everybody was very nervous and excited about that...but the hotel really was an oasis, compared to the rest of kampala...great rooms, great restaurant, a safe parking lot....of course that has it´s price, so it´s not cheap, but at least you get first class... More

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Additional Information about Protea Hotel Kampala

Address: 4 Upper Kololo Terrace | Kololo, Kampala 9421, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 56 hotels in Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the upmarket suburb of Kololo in Kampala, only 35km from Entebbe Airport, the Protea Hotel Kampala offers GUESTS 4-star luxury and 5-star service. No matter which room you stay in, they are all fully air conditioned with free high speed internet connectivity, high pressure showers, large LCD screen TVs with 16 channels including BBC and SKY News. Keep up to date with our Business Centre and 24-hour Reception. After a busy day, de-stress with a workout in the 24-hour Fitness Centre and then call down for a midnight snack with our 24-hour Room Service a little later. We have the perfect accommodation choice in the heart of Uganda's Capital. Indulge yourself at Chapter One Restaurant, which serves a high quality buffet breakfast and sumptuous a la carte lunch and dinner. Travel to and from the airport in style with our BMW X3 and 5 series, which can be charged to your room. ... more   less 
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