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Speke Hotel

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  • Excellent35%
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  • Terrible4%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
Pool
4 Star 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 face-lift to add comforts to age and grace. All rooms...
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Location and contact
Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
34.4 km to Entebbe Airport
32 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the main building is ok....the apartments are nice but would need refurbishment, especially the bathrooms...and the parking is a bit strange and does not seem safe at night...very central...nice sports bar (but many hookers)More

Thank chriscozien
Response from Spekehotel1996, Manager at Speke HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback. It is a concern to know that your stay was not up to the quality experience that our hotel endeavors to offer. We are delighted to inform you that, the renovation of entire property is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would never recommend this hotel to anyone. The hotel staff are untrained and have absolutely no idea what they are doing. Getting a bottle of water to the room was a nightmare that went on for an hour and we had to call the front...More

Thank jumur
Response from Spekehotel1996, Manager at Speke HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Jumur, Greetings of the Day from “Speke Hotel (1996)” Kampala, Uganda! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback!!! We note with regret the negative experience you have had at the Breakfast in our restaurant. Please accept our apology. The issue...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was truly great. The reception was super helpful arranging to pick me up at the airport - despite flight delays, etc. The property was lovely and the food amazing. Definitely two thumbs up!More

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Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel” 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming old-world look and attentive service makes this well-located respite a real winner for business guests. I was fortunate in getting a room in the near section (less bar noise than the wing rooms) with a full sized balcony with table and chairs...perfect for...More

Thank GregorashFamily
Response from Spekehotel1996, Manager at Speke HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr.Gregorash Greetings of the day from “Speke Hotel” 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel offers very comfortable accommodation with good food options in the heart of the city. It has its own Indian restaurant serving authentic Indian dishes. Well maintained good, neat and clean rooms. Special mention of the courteous and friendly attitude of the staff, be...More

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Response from Spekehotel1996, Front Office Manager at Speke HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

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Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Wendy S
31 December 2017|
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Response from Amma F | Reviewed this property |
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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"Rooms at the back may be quieter but we've had front rooms each time and it was great."
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"Upstairs is quite"
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"If you like the garden views, choose a room on the ground floor."
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"calm place"
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