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Speke Hotel

Jumia TravelUS$103*
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#6 of 101 Hotels in Kampala
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

The hotel staff were very friendly and especially the food was awesome. It is centrally located and was very easy for us to commute, for our work. It was a pleasant stay for 4 days and will cherish the memories - Vijay Kumar

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Kumar, Thank you so much for your wonderful endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala on TripAdvisor. We are honored to note that you enjoyed the services and ambiance of the hotel. A special mention about the staff, food and location of the hotel is highly appreciated. Myself and the team look forward to your return to Speke Hotel of...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I'm usually more of New City Annex guy, but we splurged on the Speke for the last night of a long journey in East Africa. It was sweet. Air conditioning, attentive service, luxurious bed, excellent security, leather sofas in the lobby, free wifi that worked, great breakfast. This is an old-school establishment that would be comfortable for a wide range...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sanford, Thank you for being our guests and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. I am happy to read that our Colonial Hotel and its special decor inspired by the era of bygone days were liked by you. We are always committed to improve ourselves to give the best hospitality services to all our...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Wow, really nice hotel, and price is perfect. I used to stay at Imperial, but now Speke is my place :) It's only one block away. Very well maintained hotel, with a balcony in many rooms as large as the room itself (try to stay on upper floor to enjoy balcony). Area is quite safe, and hotel perfect safe. Staff...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Sofia, Thank you so much for being our guest at The Speke Hotel Kampala and we appreciate you sharing your feedback with us. The privileged location of the hotel in the city center enclave makes it the most preferred destination for our esteemed patrons. Thank you for taking a note of it. We are honored to note that...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

I stayed for 8 weeks in Speke in 2016. It is one of the oldest Hotel in the city , hence infrastructure is not eye catching, Lift is not available for upper floor(only 2 floor hotel). Biggest plus point of this hotel is Khyber Pass restaurant and staff. Best place to stay for Indians in Kampala, as most of the...

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Abhishek, Thank you for being our guests and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. I am happy to read that our Colonial Hotel and its special decor inspired by the era of bygone days were liked by you. Our unique collection of restaurants offering culinary experiences is the finest in the city. My young...

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Speke hotel is an amazing hotel in Kampala 's city centre. This hotel has a very professional staff. The rooms are very nice. Service is best. Food is great. Especially the Indian restaurant. It has the best food in town. I give 5 stars and highly recommend this hotel.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Prabhu, Thank you so much for your glowing 5 star reviews and generous endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala. Our unique collection of restaurants offering culinary experiences is the finest in the city. We are always committed to improve ourselves to give the best hospitality services to all our guests. Team Speke Hotel is grateful to you for your...

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for 10 nights. The hotel and it's staff are the best. The rooms are spacious, clean. The reception staff and the management are awesome. They make you feel like at home. They are very prompt in service. The food is delicious. I recommend this hotel, one the best hotel in Kampala.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rajan, Thank you for being our guest and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. We appreciate your comments. A special mention about the staff, service and food of the hotel is highly appreciated. We value your patronage, the team and I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in near future and...

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This was my second time to stay at speke hotel. All I can say is that, speke hotel is getting better day by day. Very professional staff. Their hospitality is very unique. Food in all three restaurants is superb. I give them full marks in all department. Customer focused management. Thanks to speke hotel's management, for making my trip memorable.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Sapna, Thank you so much for your glowing 5 star reviews and generous endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala. Our unique collection of restaurants offering culinary experiences is the finest in the city. A special mention about our staff, service and quality of food is again highly appreciated. We are always committed to improve ourselves to give the best...

ooty
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Friendly,courteous and accommodating staff. Excellent rooms , very good menu options. We felt at home with the service . The boat ride at sunset was simply spectacular. Special mention for ruchi Vora. She went out of her way to see that all our needs were met.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sid, Thank you so much for your wonderful endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala on TripAdvisor. We are honored to note that you enjoyed the services and ambiance of the hotel. A special mention about the staff, service, facilities of the hotel is again highly appreciated. I look forward to your return to Speke Hotel of your choice soon....

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 May 2016

It is located in the heart of the city with very clean and green vicinity. Rooms are neat and spacious. Hotel hosts some good restaurants with varied options. WiFI connectivity was also good.However, the pub/club was below average.

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Piyush, Thank you for being our guests and giving us the opportunity to be of service to you. I am happy to read that our Colonial Hotel and its special decor inspired by the era of bygone days were liked by you. Our unique collection of restaurants offering culinary experiences is the finest in the city. We are...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Everytime I visit Kampala I stay at Speke Hotel - everything is excellent including the facilities, food and friendly staff. I would highly recommend Speke Hotel to any travelers visiting Kampala. Bupender is very helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay thank you to all at Speke Hotel :)

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Bhupendrakumar, General Manager at Speke Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam Viju, Thank you so much for your wonderful endorsement of Speke Hotel Kampala on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read that our accommodation and overall facilities met with your expectations. Our staff services are driven by the code of “Guest is God”. I am glad that, we were able to weave the magical and memorable ‘Colonial’ experience...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Khyber Pass
Khyber Pass
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Rock Garden Cafe
Rock Garden Cafe
Cuisines: French, Mongolian, International
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Speke Hotel

Address: Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $169 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Speke Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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Speke Hotel Kampala
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Kampala
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
#6 Business Hotel in Kampala
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“See my review above for comments about room selection”
Mark_Horn_CA, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I don't believe that the are any good rooms.”
Rob_DM, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get room nearest to reception area on first floor to avoid noise coming from Bar”
Akhileshjoshi, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Away from the road for less noise”
IBscubaboy, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not facing the main road”
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