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    Grand Imperial Hotel

    Nile Avenue and Speke Road, Kampala, Uganda
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          Overview
          • Excellent4%
          • Very good22%
          • Average48%
          • Poor19%
          • Terrible7%
          2 Apr 2017
          “Location Mostly”
          23 Dec 2016
          “Ok but quite old”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 September 2013

          I stayed here multiple nights for meetings in Kampala. It's a good value relative to some of the other big hotels downtown. The rooms are very comfortable. The breakfast is quite good. Dinner is hard to deal with because of the nightly, really loud, live...More

          1  Thank Jeff W
          Response from imperialhotelsUG, Public Relations Manager at Grand Imperial HotelResponded 9 May 2015

          Greetings Jeff, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. we’re glad you enjoyed your...More

          Reviewed 30 August 2013

          Stayed here for 3 nights with my family. We occupied three rooms in total. This hotel pinches pennies to the extreme. In spite of this, the rate is expensive. 100 usd. Rooms: toiletries were missing from rooms. My cousin didn't even get shampoo. We asked...More

          1  Thank sweetangel7860
          Response from imperialhotelsUG, Public Relations Manager at Grand Imperial HotelResponded 9 May 2015

          Dear SweetAngle, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The experiences you described are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Your feedback was shared with our team, and...More

          Reviewed 31 July 2013

          Pretty worn out, and I had to shift a number of rooms to ensure that all facilities worked as they should. Musty cupboards and chipped paint in the room, old tiles and plumbing in the bathroom. A sagging wooden staircase that has been reinforced at...More

          Thank VirajM
          Response from imperialhotelsUG, Public Relations Manager at Grand Imperial HotelResponded 9 May 2015

          Greetings Viraj, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We sincerely apologize that you found your visit disappointing, a lot has changes have been...More

          Reviewed 22 June 2013

          I stayed here for four nights in May and loved it. The Live band at the main restaurant is great. A pool side restaurant and bar among other choices and its central location means one is not held hostage! The gym is good but could...More

          1  Thank Edward S
          Response from imperialhotelsUG, Public Relations Manager at Grand Imperial HotelResponded 9 May 2015

          Dear Edward, It is always a delight to read such amazing reviews but most importantly to hear that that you truly enjoyed your stay.we look forward to welcoming you back soon for it will be a pleasure hosting you.

          Reviewed 20 June 2013

          This hotel brings reminiscence of colonial time Uganda and could be made into something spectacular with all the old details around the house. Sadly, it seems very little has happened in terms of maintenance since those days. The rooms are worn down, beds not very...More

          1  Thank Peter_VG
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$99 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 103
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          • Uganda >
          • Central Region >
          • Kampala
          • Also Known As
          • Grand Imperial Hotel Kampala ,
          • Grand Imperial Kampala
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Baagala S
          how many rooms on each floor and how many floors
          25 October 2015|
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          Response from Teapot75 | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry,but I have no idea....but think there are 3 or 4 floors...
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          Matahari78
          Does this hotel have wifi in the rooms and in the conference center?
          22 June 2015|
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          Response from Moodleprof | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, but only if you're a guest :(
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          "Pool facing rooms are quieter"
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          "Better to stay away!"
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          "Avoid the rooms near the restaurant/club area as they can be pretty noisy. Try the pool side rooms."
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          "for those looking for a hall, please confirm if AC is working"
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