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“Spacious rooms and convenient location” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Golf Course Hotel
Ranked #16 of 93 Hotels in Kampala
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Spacious rooms and convenient location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Likes:
-Spacious rooms (your rooms are bigger than Serena Hotel, I switched from Serena to Golf Course Hotel because Serena hotel rooms are small and I'm claustrophobic)
-Convenient location
-Nice night view of the city
-Free WiFi
-Nice breakfast buffet.
-The chairs in the bedroom are comfortable.
Dislikes:
-Sometimes the staff brought torn or stained sheets.
-The beds are hard and uncomfortable that my body ached every morning. There were times I chose to sleep in one of the chairs in the bedroom because the beds are hard and uncomfortable.
-The shower floor is at the same level as the outside area where the toilet and sink are. The shower doors are so short that I had to put the floor towel rags to seal the space between the bottom of shower doors and the floor adjacent to the shower door to prevent water from flowing onto the area where the toilet and sink are.
- The furniture in the sitting room is hard and uncomfortable.
-Spurs restaurant's burgers gave me food poisoning. My stomach hurt for two weeks. That was the worst stomach ache I had in my entire life.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank AmericanGirlCA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Like the previous review I thought we were going to have access to the golf course but still we were there to work. Very central location, great for Garden City mall next door. Big rooms, great bathrooms, wifi not so great. Had lunch in the revolving restaurant, which is pretty good, and burger meals in the bistro type place. A pleasant stay with ok staff, clean and reliable service but soulless, you could be anywhere in the world. Still it does what it says and I would use it again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank spanisharch
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huddersfield
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2012

This is a very adequate hotel overlooking Kampala Golf course.You would expect it to have access to the golf course and somehow be relaxed,sporty etc.It isn't !The pool is not really in use and relaxing is not the theme.(I tried)Lobby,bar and casual dining area are fine but dated.Bedrooms are good,bathrooms very good.The overall feel though is 70's.The area is good for shopping,coffee and dining.Service is very good,in parts.

Room Tip: Face the golf course!
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank stoneboyhuddersfield
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UK
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51 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

Stayed in the Golf Course Hotel in July for work related businness. I felt this was a resasonable location and base to work from. Rooms are large but the reported hotel wide wifi was not good throughout the hotel.

Several restaurants within the hotel including their aclaimed 7th Floor revolving restaurant, which unfortunately for me was poorly lit and food nothing to boast about. Regardless I would return if in Kampala again

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank GPRBOSS
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Nairobi, Kenya
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72 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

Arrived early evening in a group of three and was upgraded to one of the villas on the fifth floor which was a welcome surprise. Very spacious villa with 3 rooms but a musty, damp smell. Was frustrated over three days with the lack of wireless internet connectivity after being told by the IT manager that the problems would be solved. After three nights, 2 of my friends left and I moved to a normal room which was excellent although the wireless still did not work. The hotel is in an excellent location downtown and the breakfast is very good. Ugandan staff were generally very helpful except some at reception who need to relearn some customer service etiquette. With improved attention to detail in the area of customer service at reception and the wireless internet this hotel could be much better.

Room Tip: Rooms on the golf course side are quieter
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank jarrodd1
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Madrid, Spain
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41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

The hotel is OK but it's not pretty new...

Perhaps an update could change its classical image!

The rooms are big enough but the twin beds are pretty small if you’re tall!

The breakfast is perfect and you could it for the whole day…

The upper restaurant (level 12) is ok and not expensive… but its name “Revolving” is perfect because of you are going to go out a bit dizzy!

The price is not very cheap (197 USD for two and night) it less than you’re going to receive in other five starts hotel… But considering that you’re in Kampala it’s ok!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank DPASO72
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Geneva
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

I organised a conference in the Golf Course Hotel this October (2012) and I wanted to write a review because I was very satisfied with the service of the conference managers.
First of all, the conference has incredible rooms, even for very big events like weddings, etc. There have different kind of rooms, so you might find exactly what you are looking for.

Everything was prepared in advance, and I had a good communcation with the team previous to the event (all via email, as I was in Europe).

I love the catering, for the coffee breaks and the lunch. It was a good mixure of Ugandan traditional dishes and local products but with something to satisfy every taste.

But what it positively surprise me the most was the flexibility of the event managers, as I had to change the rooms and the number of PAX several times.

I also stay in the hotel for five nights. My room was huge and nice, with a nice view to the golf park. I found the price quite expensive, but I can not compare with other hotels as I have not been in others in Kampala. Breakfast is nice, you have a cook to make your eggs in front of you and this kind of things.
I also used the transport pick-up of the hotel and there, I would have loved to get some advice from the reception, as I almost lost my plane as I was not informed when booking about the incredible traffic jam in Kampala.
Ah! You can not change money in the hotel but you can pay there in dollars.

Overall, good, especially regarding the conference, event and catering services.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with views to the golf park.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Arantxa S
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Property: Golf Course Hotel
Address: Plot 64-86, Yusuf Lule Road | P.O.Box 22774, Kampala, Uganda
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Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 93 Hotels in Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Golf Course Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 115
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Golf Course Hotel is a World class luxurious Hotel offering you a true definition of comfort, hospitality and serving you right from our hearts.With our location in the most serene environment; adjacent to the Uganda Golf Club, you are assured of an ever green environment and freshness and ambience. Golf course Hotel is designed to offer you the best of comfort with our spacious rooms, making Golf Course Hotel an ideal destination for discerning travellers from all over the world. Our professional and skilled staff ensures that every person is a highly treasured guestThe Hotel is conveniently located within a 45 minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport and only 5 minutes from the Kampala city center.Our location is perfect and convenient for honeymooners, business travelers, tourists, and those who wish to have a memorable visit to the ‘Pearl of Africa’, Uganda. We have Eight (8) Categories of Rooms for you to choose from: Deluxe, Executive, Family Suite, Business Suite, Honeymoon Suite, 6 Holiday Apartments and 3 Executive Villas. ... more   less 
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