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Speke Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Ranked #6 of 58 hotels in Kampala
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall it's a good hotel..clean and convenient(many travel agencies nearby so it's easy for me to buy my ticket from Uganda back to Tanzania...)but I think accommodation in Kampala is expensive.. Breakfast is so so. The Italian restaurant of the hotel is good! My room is at the end of the corridor..not very noisy. Staff are good!!help me to join... More

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel, fabulous staff ( emmanuelle in Mammia Restaurant just great) it's relaxed, unpretentious, great choice of 3 restaurants, but cool and sophisticated at the same time, without being stuffy...that rubs on the guests, you say hello to everyone, spontaneous chats...you order tea and cake for the afternoon, drinking on the terrace as Kampala goes by. The Kyhber pass restaurant... More

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Markus, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

Gaborone
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at several hotels in Kampala, and overall Speke is great value and one I return to time and time again. It can be noisy but has city centre character and great restaurants - an Italian and Khyber pass (Indian). Helpful and friendly staff. Rooms vary - some are better than others.

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Dear Joseph, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team specially The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Splendid Hotel will stay at Speke all the time I visit Kampala...excellent!!! The staff are friendly and make you feel homely. The restaurants have some of the best food in Kampala. I recommend Speke Hotel to anyone visiting Kampala.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team specially The... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Speke Hotel , is the best hotel for the business travellers around the center of the town and saves a loads of times and serves as a center of business point. I have always stayed in speke for the last 5 times of my visit to KAMPALA. This time , it was quite different , I met this guy Mr... More

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Dear Ansar, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team specially The... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good atmosfera and colonian style... You feel like Mr Speke is going to show up any moment. Nice simple rooms With balcony and view. It is recommended to have an experience and feel the time when Mr. Speke was here to discover the origin of the Nile excellent restaurants

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arun, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

Bangalore, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my first trip outside my country...and luckily i got to know about speke from a friend of mine Speke is a very complete hotel with everythng u need at a walkable distance . The rooms and service is good , but the best aspect has been the restaurants and bar in the hotel . If u love football,... More

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arun, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

Kampala, Uganda
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I visited the hotel after a busy day trip in Kampala during lunch. The staff are very welcoming and helpful and pay attention to detail. With the help of the Pizzeria restaurant manager, Me and Miriam ordered for a pizza rusticana which was served hot. We enjoyed every pie :) The room rates are affordable and clean. There's also free... More

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mamerito, Thanks for your generous comment on trip advisor about the Pizza,Reception Staff and the manager. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom it will be a tremendous source of inspiration. We value your patronage and the team and I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back Warm Regards Chetan Shetty More

Chennai
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed in this hotel during my short trip to Kampala for the first time. After a long drive from airport, I was not sure about the quality of hotels in Kampala. When I entered the lobby, I was happy it had small counters even for forex. The rooms were spacious & neat and had a peaceful sleep for the... More

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We come to Kampala on a regular basis and always stay at Speke hotel. The staff is most friendly and the food is good (we enjoy the pizza rusticana at Pizzeria Mammamia a lot!). The rooms are big and clean. We recommend Speke hotel for your visit to Kampala!

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Chetan S, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambience and the overall product and the service of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback on the comfort and the service of our staff. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom... More

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Address: Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Speke Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kampala #8 Business Hotel in Kampala
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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 
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