Speke is very well located. However the traffic around that area can be a nightmare at times. Two shopping malls are nearby - the Oasis mall and Garden city mall. There are also various other hotels and hang out places along the same street near speke.
The restaurants on the ground floor, specially the Indian resto, serve really great food although it's on the high side. However, a branch did fell of the huge tree into the open seating area while I was there. Fortunately no one got injured!
Lots of storks can be seen on the trees opposite the hotels.
Overall - great hotel, great location and great food!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 facelift to add comforts to age and grace. All rooms are air conditioned have wooden floors, satellite television 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. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Speke Hotel Kampala