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Hotel Africana

3.5 of 5 Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue | P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, Uganda
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed here 3 weeks annually for 3 years and have truly appreciated great service (room comfort, food, conference facilities and good attentive staff). There are more modern hotel chains in Kampala to select, however I have felt right at home at the Africana and (obviously) one good experience lead to another and another. The hotel staff is extremely responsive... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Was rather disappointed with the food which was extremely salty!!!!😕 and mediocre Service was good though. The lady was friendly. The ambiance was conducive. Great place...bad experience with the food!!

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Good hotel. It can go far of they het themselves organized to identify good staff from the lazy ones. Some of them are very dedicated and try their best; some are extremely lazy and unaware of their responsibilities. Breakfast was quite good with various options. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. It is the irresponsibility of some staff results in... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was there in July for a friends wedding reception but the food was plain, not much to write about. The staff are helpful though. The rooms are spacious and clean enough, so that is a plus. The hotel is close to Centenary park, which has several bars, so if you like your night sleep, that will be abit difficult. The... More

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our biggest disappointment was that the pool was under renovation! We were there for my husband's business so didn't pick this hotel. We were very surprised by the contrast in pricing if you book from a site like booking.com etc vs the hotel site. My sister was traveling with us & she booked her own room online while we were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Superb Hotel situated at the centre of the Kampala city with excellent view and a good place to relax. I have attended a lot of workshops here and I wonder how they handle these big events because the place is ever busy with meetings and conferences. The halls are clean and neatly arranged and the staff are ready to guide... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Renovations again! This seems to be something one simply cannot escape. Knocking and drilling throughout the day is followed by the hotel's night life during the evening. This is not a quiet business trip. The conference facilities were fair. Nothing to rave about. Lunch was average - worth noting is that you will only be offered one piece of chicken... More

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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hotel is in good location and well connected. Staff is very humble and responsive. rooms are well furnished and clean. Food was well cooked with variety. House keeping staff was very responsive. overall good experience.

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Staying overnight for a business trip I didn't expect too much and received exactly that. The rooms sizes are adequate and there are ACs on the wall. Unfortunately the AC didn't work and the shower unit was the same. The room was musty and in the draws there were bedsheets and a bed cover "used". Dinner was well over an... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

All, if like myself you are choosing this hotel becuase it is a reasonable price and it hs a pool - DON'T! Over all, the hotel is OK. Service was incredibly slow - but hey, thats Africa - the rooms are a good size and its oly a mile or so outside of town. Its also right next to the... More

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Address: Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue | P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Africana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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