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New Jersey, USA
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At almost $100 per night I expect more than a broken AC, a TV that cannot be heard over the noise from the street and on which all humans look like smurfs (bright blue skin). Breakfast is ok though coffee is instant. Neighborhood is crowded and noisy - need earplugs to sleep at night. On the positive side almost all... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I stayed here a couple of years back and it has taken me some time time to thank the staff. First the place is noisy because of the location but well Kampala is generally noisy, you need to go out of the CBD to get peace. Anyway when i was there for a seminar i left my wallet on top... More 

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Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review. It is our wish always that every guest who stays with us leaves happy with an urge to use our facility when they happen to return to our location. We are also aware that one happy customer is likely to recommend our service to many more and in the long run, the... More 

Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Holiday Express is an excellent 3 star hotel which means it is very clean, has lots of hot water, serves a good breakfast but has few other amenities. It is in the heart of downtown Kampala around the corner from Nakasero Market, a few blocks away from Owino Market and very near several good restaurants and banks/atms. The staff was... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

If you are a person who prefers calm, quiet and cool place then holiday express gives you all that you are looking for. When it comes to their meals and service personnel I believe they are the best in the middle of the city.

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Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Mr. Ntumbu for appreciating our services. Perhaps you would be glad to know that we are embarking on yet another accommodation upgrade this year in which we all our soft furnishings are going to be changed. Rooms which had hitherto not been air- conditioned will be fitted with modern A.C systems. We hope to host you again in the... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The Holiday Express is not associated with the Holiday Inn chain you may be used to. The rooms were decent and clean and the showers were hot. The hotel is located in a bustling area of the city and perfect for a little jaunt around town. Just remember and mark on the map where you are or you might not... More 

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Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review. We look forward to hosting you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I stayed here on recommendation of a taxi driver from the airport. Great hotel. Clean rooms. Enjoyable breakfast with some local dishes too. The staff are very helpful. Will be staying here again 2015. Mr. Dupont. London.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I arrived in Kampala rather late in the evening and the taxi recommended the hotel. The staff were very helpful even at that late hour. The only thing I'd request is that they accept Kenyan currency as a mode of payment rather than ask the guest to change to USD or UGX. I discovered a Forex bureau downstairs where I... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for two days to attend a conference in Kampala, the place is at good location however very much affected with traffic around. Prices are fine for this type of hotel, services could be better especially for food and beverage. Good place for a short stay.

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Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel, responded to this review

Our aim is to always create a memorable experience for our customers through provision of superior service. However, whenever we have failed to meet your expectations, we are always ready to listen to your concerns and have them addressed to the best of our ability. If there's any specific area you'd like us to improve, kindly feel free to let... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hotel is located right downtown near the central market. A little bit noisy but very convenient to access the airport or main arteries. Rooms are decent, not new but clean. We appreciate above all the staff very professional and helpful. The restaurant has a good buffet for dinner and breakfast. It is not a 4 star hotel, but a... More 

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Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel, responded to this review

Every time we receive a review(negative or positive), we share it with our committed team of staff because in each review, we know that there's an opportunity to improve or change our services to suit our customer needs. At Holiday Express Hotel, our desire always is to deliver a customer experience which invites our guests to always come back. Thank... More 

Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Hotel is in city center, and i have been staying in this hotel for the last four years while visiting my mom or connecting my flights they have good services and the rooms are clean,but I had a problem with my shower twice had to take shower in cold water and ask the front desk to fix it,but they... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Holiday Express Hotel

Address: Luwum Street, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $55 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Express Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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