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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Staff were friendly and cooperative. Good for business travellers. Rooms were clean and spacious. The pool is a plus and the location very central. Downside was the breakfast buffet. Can recommend this hotel if you are on business.

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Thank Christian W
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After renovation the reception looks very nice. Service is good even if the system with check in at one desk and then walk over to the cashier to pay is a bit old fashioned. Surely a hotel could have a reception desk that takes care of all that with the same staff member? Room in tower - clean, good shower...

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Thank Hans L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I spent an extremely stressful week at Hotel Africana with a group of colleagues. It seemed like nothing worked, and by the end of the week I was on a first name basis with more than one maintenance man. There was no internet in the rooms for the whole week, most of the plug sockets in my room didn't work,...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good rooms, reasonable internet (for uganda good?) With good skype calls possible. Very friendly personnel. Good food and reasonable priced. Pool seems very clean but havent tried. Will stay again there for price/perfomance as well as location suiting me (which is more personal advantage)

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2Thank oscar j
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very nice hotel. Clean rooms. Standard of food is ok. Could be a bit noisy over weekends with parties close by, but generally it quiets down at around 12 pm. Location in hart of Kampala, making getting to center easy as very close. Traffic is a nightmare in Kampala, you do not want to travel long distances as it will...

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3Thank eugenem170
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great location. Value for money mid-range hotel. Great rooms in the new building. Service is poor. People are friendly and say sorry for everything. But you have to keep hearing that often while staying here, Great conference hotel - but for business traveller?

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1Thank jipc2016
Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Used this hotel 6-7 times during my short trips to Kampala. Perfect central location. reasonable prices. Nice clean sweeming pool (though participants of different conferences have to watch you at the pool )) ). Service is a bit slow but staff is pleasant and helpful. Enjoy their breakfast, a wide assortment of dishes. A number of bars and restaurants to...

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1Thank MuzunguM
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel Africana is one of the hotels in Kampala that can be easily accessed. Most organisations prefer it for conferences and you will always find very many people.The hotel endevours to ensure that you are served any time you put your order but with some little delay.The hotel appears to have very many workers and thats why the service is...

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1Thank turyatemba m
Cinderford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Short distance from airport very spacious rooms,the staff are very friendly and always willing to help. Nice meals with plenty of choice and prices are very good. The pool is very clean and the perfect place to cool of in the African sun.. Excellent value ..thank you

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1Thank Stephen M
Italy
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Hotel Africana is nice and clean. It has just been renovated and staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is ok, but not the best. Overall, I highly recommend this hotel, which is my preferred one when I travel to Kampala for business.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Africana is Uganda 's Premier luxury Hotel. The hotel has over 14 fully furnished well air-conditioned conference halls with seating capacities ranging from 20 - 3000 participants. Our Venue can provide seating for over 2500 people, making it ideal for conferencing, workshops, mega wedding receptions, exhibitions and concerts. Hotel Guests receives access to health facilities including Gym, Massage, Sauna, Swimming Pool, Steam Bath & access to famous kampala Golf club. Hotel Africana offers weekend entertainment featuring live popular bands and pulsating traditional dance music shows along with repeat live performance from our pianist. With option of Ngeye & Kibs restaurant, our gusts can enjoy variety of dishes, freshly made by our experienced chefs. Our coffee shop & live bakery provides enough ways to enjoy uganda coffee beans along with cakes & breads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Africana

Address: Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue | P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $170 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Africana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 253
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Also Known As:
Africana Hotel Kampala
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kampala
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“Eastern side rooms have a better view of Kampala city. Noise in rooms is low.”
 of 5 bubbles 466japhetk, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As for a room facing the interior court yard. Also, room quality can vary so if you don't like the 1st one ask to see others”
 of 5 bubbles frost_claire, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the upper level in the new block, rooms are new and better.”
 of 5 bubbles 676herbm, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“poor customer service at front desk, but rest of hotel staff was wonderful. The hotel is past its prime by about 10-15 years.”
 of 5 bubbles afa472, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are louder bacause of the clubs behind the Hotel. But the view is better on this side...We cannot have everything ..”
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 of 5 bubbles Phindo, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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