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Speke Hotel

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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 face-lift to add comforts to age and grace. All rooms are air conditioned have wooden floors, satellite television, Free Wi-Fi 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.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Smoking rooms available
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I have always enjoyed my stays at the hotel and the Management is always friendly and accommodating. The rooms are comfortable and everything a Business traveler needs. With so many restaurants, a bar and live entertainment right outside you have everything you need.
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Despite the night club noise this is a great place to stay in Kampala. I mentioned the noise to Sarah in reception and she arranged another much quieter room. The 3 restaurants all have excellent food and great service. The staff are very well trained and offer exceptional
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The room has decent size and clean however those are the only good things to write . There is a bar called rock bar downstairs in same campus that plays such loud music till midnight that the walls and bed shakes. This is despite a stated commitment by check in staff that the
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I stayed here a week and had a leaking roof, no hot water, a leaking kettle, a safe that didn't work, a tv that didn't work, no internet for 4 days and a generally poor service from poorly trained staff. Nice grounds but rooms were extremely poor quality for the price!
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It's been a little over a year since I was here last, and the've made many improvements, small and large. A comfortable chair in my room, new tablecloths and menus in the restaurants, for example. On the veranda, you can see all of Kampala pass by. I love the giant tree in the
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Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke Hotel
Responded Oct 13, 2018
Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel (1996)” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for your kind Patronage!!! We are delighted to know you liked your stay with us. This is the best motivation we can use. I am happy to personally coordinate your next visit and urge you to write in with any requirement. My team and I look forward to maintain a long and fruitful association with you. Hope to welcome you back at Speke Hotel (1996), Kampala, Uganda very soon. Warm Regards, Manager
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Kitchen at Speke Apartments Kitante
Bedroom top floor front room
8 ft wide rooms
No place to keep your bag where you can open it fully
You can get the hotel to arrange airport pickup. I arrived at 3.00am and I found the taxi waiting at the entrance. It takes about an hour from the airport.
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Dear Mr. Crystal, Greetings from Speke Hotel, Sir, it is possible to check in late night at our hotel. if you need airport pickup that time, please advice, we shall arrange the airport pickup for you. Looking for ward to welcome you. Warm Regards Bhupendra Kumar General Manager
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"The closer to reception, the better (Furthest from the stage)."
"Upstairs rooms have a balcony or large sitting area."
"Please ask them to send you a picture of the actual room they will put you into"
"If noise bothers you, maybe off the street would be better."
"Rooms at the back may be quieter but we've had front rooms each time and it was great."
$78 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
speke hotel kampala
UgandaCentral RegionKampala
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