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Reviewed 31 August 2012

I just had the worst hotel experience ever. The room in Fang Fang was old and dark. Internet not working. Cannot make international calls. The A/C cord was so old that i was afraid that if i let it on while i was away, it would catch the room on fire. The staff were not friendly. Breakfast is too simple,...

2Thank catherine s
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 July 2012

In all, my stay at Fang Fang Hotel was marked by silver lining. I especially recommend it in comparison with the nearby but slightly creepier, more depressing and more expensive Fairway Hotel. Hiccup 1: I found room rates online and called to make a reservation. Initially they denied that any rooms were $40/night (as the website promises for single occupancy...

Thank jkf123
toronto, ON
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Fang Fang family is a Chinese-owned and operated hotel, and the family is one of the oldest Chinese families in Uganda. The hotel is strange because it does not feel like one is in Africa, unless you need someone to do menial tasks e.g. get your bags or room-service, then you interact with Ugandans. Most of the time at the...

5Thank voyagerprof
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 January 2011

We originally booked an $89 room with no AC. When shown the room, we noticed it had a damp, musty smell, as if there had been recent water damage. We requested another room and were "upgraded" to an AC room for no additional cost. This seemed like a gracious move on their part until we settled in. The room had...

2Thank Crispus
Reviewed 4 October 2010

I usually burn to write on tripadvisor after exceptionally great or bad experiences. But also the mediocre warrants some attention. For 90US$ per night, I've kind of come to expect constant availability of hot water and some shampoo in the bathroom. Instead, Fangfang provides you with odd furniture and a small cockroach. But it's kind of hard to get angry....

2Thank JuanitoPath
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2010

Extremely average rooms for the price, Staff quite unfriendly. Ok location. Food in the restaurant is well overpriced and not very good.

1Thank AUTP
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2010

I lived in this hotel for a month whilst on a project in Kampala. It's in quite a convenient location near enough the centre, but far enough to avoid noise and hassle. Some of the other hotels (including more pricey ones) can have a very seedy edge, this one is well run and maintains good standards, you'd be happy to...

Thank Traveling_Since_1992
Reviewed 24 June 2010

stay away from this hotel. the food is horrible, and the staff don't give a damn. customer service is not some service they can even claim to boast about. a friend's car was broken into in their car park, and management didn't give a toss. the rooms are dingy and frankly tacky.i wouldn't dine or let alone stay here for...

Thank kmpagi
Reviewed 18 December 2009

Disappointed with this hotel. It was not value for money and we found the service rather poor to the point where we actually got refunded for part of our stay. The rooms are adequate but rather gloomy and dull and they often have VERY loud music pumping until the early hours of the morning to the point where you can...

Thank Tusker7
Reviewed 25 October 2008

I found the staff to be totally honest and most helpful, the food was great, rooms very clean and tidy, I will definately be returning again in the future

1Thank Ivalittleone

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Additional Information about Fang Fang Hotel

Address: Plot 9 Ssezibwa Rd | P.O Box 6323, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $111 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 167
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“Second floor rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles chehem, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“check all areas of room for cleanliness first.”
 of 5 bubbles kalisana55, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“do not get a room by the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Bellarose2014, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We only ate at the restaurant, never stayed at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles EllyO493, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Chekc the rooms out BEFORE you settle on one.”
 of 5 bubbles voyagerprof, 12 Mar 2012 | Read review
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