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Speke Hotel

Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in this resort quite a few times and its never disappinting... The rooms are clean big and most of them have a great view either to the trees and nature or the lake(wich are the best ones). The pool area is my favorite enormous pool, olimpic size with amazing palm trees surrunding it and great bar area (if... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

More than a homely setup, very very kind staff who could break a finger severally to match up our frequent requests. Great food too both local and continental cuisines yet all coming at an affordable price!!

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

Dear Mr. Watts, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience with us. We are honored that you feel home away from home at Speke hotel. We appreciate your feedback, especially for our food and services provided to you. We are maintaining our high standards and exceptional customer service. Thank you again and we look forward to welcome you... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here several times and hardly been disappointed with the service. Good staff who are always willing to help. There are three restaurants to choose from (indian is my favorite). The rooms are nice and clean, very practical. Entertainment within is OK, with DSTv. However, the internet is wanting. The speeds are low and WiFi coverage is poor for rooms... More 

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

Dear Mr. Haji, Thank you for your precious review of our hotel property on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your positive comments. Regarding the internet speed, we have restructured our internet system and increased the speed now,most of our guests are comfortable. I request you to feel the difference in WIFI speed, in your next visit. Your positive views give us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I been only to the reception of that hotel while asking for the room rates and changing money in that counter behind the reception ....but cause I am an economic traveler so I didn't stay. .. I used to go there while visiting one of my favorite destinations in Kampala nightlife.... its Rock Garden....I like. the music drinks while sitting... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience with us. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the product and services provided by the hotel. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom it is a tremendous source of inspiration. We look forward to welcome you again in near future. Warm... More 

Kampala
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I'm in this wonderful and romantic place, I feel like to be home..........warm hospitality and so much more............its 15 years that I choose Speke Hotel in Kampala and I'll never change....never!

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

Dear Mr. Papillon, Thank you for sharing your precious review about us on TripAdvisor We are honored to note that you have been enjoying the ambiance and the services of our hotel and feeling your home. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom it will be a tremendous source of inspiration. We value your patronage,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In my view Speke hotel is the best I have gone to different hotels in different part of the world but I had a wonderful stay here.... Service is very standard and hospitality is excellent next time I am planning to come again.

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

Dear Mr. Jack, On Behalf of the TEAM at Speke Hotel .I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. I am extremely happy to accept your compliments on the service and facilities that we have on offer here at the Hotel. I will be sure to relay these to the TEAM. We always... More 

Oslo, Norway
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129 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very old hotel, which means the style might be considered old fashioned but it has charm. It is very centrally located with quite a bit of traffic just outside the hotel. Another good thing is that the hotel has several restaurants so you can eat different types of food without leaving the hotel. Staff is friendly and... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience with us. We appreciate your feedback; Speke Hotel is the first and oldest hotel in Kampala Uganda, located in the heart of Kampala the Capital city of Uganda. The Hotel is named after the famous British explorer, John Hanning Speke, who discovered ''The source of River Nile, built... More 

Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

First time in Uganda, and got to stay in this place. Easy entry, right from road to the reception, hardly needed 20 steps to say "hi, i have a booking". Easy checkin and checkout made it feel better, specially when i checked in at 10PM. Room that i got was like at the end of another hotel, keep walking across... More 

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

Dear Mr. Maxitude, Greetings from Speke Hotel! Thank you for sparing your valuable time to review us on TripAdvisor . We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the ambiance, the overall product and the services provided by the hotel. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom it is a tremendous source of inspiration. We... More 

Gurgaon, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Service: 10; Staff: 10; Location: 10; Ambiance: 10; Cleanliness: 10; Service: 10. I enjoyed another stay at Speke Hotel. There can be no complaints. And yeah, 4 continental restaurants within the hotel premises, just amazing !

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

Dear Mr. Jasdeep, Thank you for your precious review of our hotel property on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your positive comments and giving us full marks in each department. It’s a great honor for us that you feel it’s your home away from home. Your positive views give us big motivation and we will continuously improve ourselves to give the... More 

New Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Speke Hotel is located at the city center in Kampala. It is within walking distance to downtown, to famous shopping malls, the golf course, and relatively longer walk to Uganda Museum. The reception area is nice with comfortable lobby and good wireless Internet. The rooms are very clean and nice. My room was located adjacent to one of the... More 

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

Dear Mr. Tanjeet, Thank you for sharing your precious review about us on TripAdvisor. We are honored to note that you enjoyed the food, services and ambiance of the hotel. Your generous compliments have been shared with the entire team for whom it is a tremendous source of inspiration. We are always committed to improve ourselves to provide the best... More 

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