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Hotel Africana

Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue | P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, Uganda
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went by the reviews but this place needs a serious infusion of cash and basic upgrade. Pool is shut down. Disco music throbbing through the hotel until 2 am. A/C works but barely. Food good not great. Breakfast buffet good and the omelettes and service were good. $150 a night for a double is a good price compared to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

With several lodging options in the Kampala area, Hotel Africana should not be your first option. First, the good...seems pretty safe and the security team was very active, the area is quiet. The not-so-good...price, food, accommodations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The staff here were very friendly and the view from the 10th floor facing the city was great. The food was disappointing, only a buffet in the evening and the room service meal not great. Unfortunately there was disco music outside until about 2 am each night. Location certainly convenient for walking into the city.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Simply pleasant. Good rooms, good food, perfect location. The hotel is practically in the city centre, some interesting places are just in walking distance. The wifi is very weak in some rooms, so check it before accepting a room. (Please note, that even with a strong wifi signal, you can face difficulties due to the service provider - which does... More 

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Fall City
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel years before, and it was much better than my recent visit. The price was high for the value and cleanliness of the property. Hallways were dirty, rooms were not clean...but the worst ws the bed...I have slept on bamboo huts in Thailand more comfortable than the bed. In all honesty I think it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The hotel is centrally located, and the staff were very nice. However, the hotel is being renovated, which means that even on a Sunday it's noisy. The room I stayed in - 8th floor - was dingy, with grey-stained bathroom, inventory-marked furniture, and pretty ineffective air con. Satellite TV so poorly tuned only a couple of channels could be watched.... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

a home far away from home.its good and strategically located near the city centre with a friendly enviroment that enables you relax your miond wen stressed with the day work.the cool music that plays with a heartfelt joy.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The place is great, fantastic rooms, awesome swimmingpool, fitnesscenter, nice food and the staff are great. BUT - next door is some sort of an open discoteque playing extremely loud music - so if your room is faced to the wrong side (with an awesome view of Kampala) you should not expect much quiet sleep - even on the 10th... More 

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Heuvelland, België
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

First of all : hotels in Kampala are expensive, compared with European cities, and Africana isn't an exception. Although, you might get a good price if you stay there for a while, like I did. I stayed the first 2 weeks of May 2015 and just got back home, all memories fresh in mind. * staff : SUPER ! Almost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Rooms are good particularly the new wings. But the service in restaurants are very slow. Value for money , good swimming pool and restaurant.Very big convocation area available and near to city centre.

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