Africana

 4 stars
Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue, Kampala, Uganda, 0256  show mapSave
From  US$ 122
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Africana Exterior exterior
3.5
out of 5
Very good
Based on  11 reviews
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Overview

Hotel Africana is the newest addition to Uganda’s range of luxurious Hotels. Conveniently located just two minutes from the city centre and featuring panoramic views of the city skyline and surrounding hilltops, this fine hotel has over the years become a symbol of excellence, sophistication and high quality service.

Hotel Africana offers 233 accommodations with air conditioning, cable/satellite television, air conditioning, private bathroom and free Wi-Fi internet access.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's two restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink.

Hotel Africana boasts of its modern health club comprising of sauna, massage, steam bath, gym and aerobics.

The hotel has over 14 fully furnished well air-conditioned conference halls with seating capacities ranging from 20 - 3000 participants. Also there are business centre with fax, photocopier, printing, scanning, binding services and wireless in the garden, balcony and rooms.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of floors   11.  Number of rooms   223.

Location

hotel Africana Kampala location

Situated in Kampala, this hotel is close to Kibuli mosque, Makerere university and Kabaka's palace. Local attractions also include Namirembe cathedral.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.6km
  • Airport Entebbe - 35.1km

Rooms

All rooms are fully equipped with an individually controlled air condition system, attached with a full private bathroom, a balcony overseeing the spectacular view, satellite television, radio, fridge, wire and wireless internet access.

Cribs (infant beds) are also available.

With 233 rooms comprising of five suites, 103 deluxe rooms and 117 twin bed rooms and 8 Apartments, offering splendid views.

Dining options

Ngeye restaurant - seating capacity of 120 people, fully air-conditioned, well furnished and ideal venue for dinners and medium-scale wedding receptions. There is a wide choice of tasty dishes ranging from oriental, western and traditional African delicacies under attractive ambience.

Kibs restaurant - at the coffee shop enjoy a hot beverage and sample a flavourful variety of snacks and pastries 24 hours a day. Simply unwind at the lounge bar and get the fill of your choice.

Garden area and the Terrace - this leads to the attractive plush green gardens area where guests can enjoy the alfresco atmosphere and linger over a morning coffee or savoir traditional evening tea.

Hotel also have a bakery for all confectionary like cakes, bread and so forth.

Facilities

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  • Spa & wellness center
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  • Bar
Facilities for people with disabilities
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Room facilities
  • Room service

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from  2 pm

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until  10 am

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Rooms and availability

All rooms are fully equipped with an individually controlled air condition system, attached with a full private bathroom, a balcony overseeing the spectacular view, satellite television, radio, fridge, wire and wireless internet access.

Cribs (infant beds) are also available.

With 233 rooms comprising of five suites, 103 deluxe rooms and 117 twin bed rooms and 8 Apartments, offering splendid views.

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Hotel Africana Kampala Location

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What's nearby

Local Attractions

  • Lubiri Palace
    1.6km
    Mengo, Kampala
  • Namirembe Kathedrale
    2.4km
    Namirembe Hill Side Road, Kampala
  • Uganda Museum
    2.7km
    5-7 Kira Road, Kampala
  • Gaddafi National Mosque
    3.0km
    Plot 23/25, Old Kampala Road, Kampala
  • Kasubi Tombs
    4.7km
    Kasubi Hill, Kampala

Near the hotel

  • Independence Monument
    920 m
    Nile Avenue, Kampala

Restaurants Nearby

  • Cafe Javas

    74% likes this, based on 181 reviews
    Food: Contemporary

    230 m
    Oasis Mall
  • Kololo Courts

    61% likes this, based on 9 reviews
    Food: Chinese

    370 m
    Dundas road
  • Masala Chaat House

    67% likes this, based on 23 reviews
    Food: Indian

    550 m
    3 Dewinton Rd City Centre
  • Tamarai

    71% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Food: Thai, Tea Room
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 42

    720 m
    14 Lower Kololo Terrace

    Phone: +(256) 755-794958

  • Prunes

    64% likes this, based on 68 reviews
    Food: Bakery, International, Healthy, Café

    760 m
    Wampewo Avenue

    Phone: 256772712002

Getting there.

Hotel is 40 minutes drive from Entebbe international airport and three minutes drive from the city centre.

Direction from airport:

Head north 200m. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto airport road. Continue onto Kampala - Entebbe Rd. Go through 1 roundabout. Continue onto Entebbe - Kampala road. Then onto Kampala - Entebbe road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Katwe road. Afte 1.6km at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A 109. Keep left at the fork. Continue onto Entebbe road. Turn right onto Jinja Road/Kampala road. Continue to follow Jinja road. Go through first roundabout. Turn left. Hotel will be on the left.

Hotel Africana Kampala Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Africana Kampala

Average guest rating

3.5
out of 5
Very good
Based on 11 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
3.3
Service
3.8
Location
3.3
Rooms
3.7

Individual guest reviews

  • Better value elsewhere and very good rooms.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.0
    • Rooms
      5
    • Value
      1
  • This hotel looks large and impressive from the outside, the staff were very friendly upon checking in.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.0
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      2
  • The decor would be very attractive, the food in the restaurant is very good and the breakfast is to die for.

    Service from staff were slow.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      2.2
    • Service
      1
    • Value
      3
  • One of the best place to stay in Kampala and good cairing members of staff.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Hotel Africana is very near town and room service is good and the customer service is wonderful.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Rooms
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Great hotel, good service and large swimming pool.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.7
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      4
  • The tilapia fish was great and i stuck to on my two nights stay, the staff were friendly, the room maids and bell boys were helpful.

    Unfortunately, 's an old hotel in need of a lot of tlc.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      2.7
    • Rooms
      2
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      3
  • Good basic hotel, great staff and the rooms are spacious and clean. The food is the best you can have in africa.

    I now only stay in the old block preferably overlooking the pool.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.2
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Value, i think was worth and the staff were outstanding came to being helpful. The hot water for the shower worked and was hot, breakfast was good.

    Busy hotel in Kampala.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.3
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • Good stay at hotel Africana and great Service. Worth for the rooms, are beautiful, the garden restaurant is much better and the swimming pool is HUGE and clean.

    Internet connection is very slow, the dinner buffet was seriously lacking and is incredibly overpriced.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.8
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Location is good, park next door has some nice restaurants and the Best Hotel to visit for a Holiday. The staff are friendly and the rooms are very clean.

    The business center was less than helpful, the food was average and service was very slow indeed.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      3
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5

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