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    Holiday Express Hotel

    0.4 km from Kampala centre
    • Free Wifi
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    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Luwum Street, Kampala, Uganda
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    All reviews owino market ugandan shillings stayed here star hotel hotel is located usd taxi noise
    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    We stayed here one night starting our 2-week tour in Uganda. The room was basic, the mosquito net was broken, very small and basic bathroom In general this hotel looks not cosy but especially the breakfast room was substandard. Barely light at the corner were...More

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    Response from Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel

    Dear Karine, Thank you for your review. We are saddened as management to learn that you didn't have a pleasant experience during your stay with us. It's even more disappointing that you were asked to pay while the bill was already cleared by your travel...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

    At almost $100 per night I expect more than a broken AC, a TV that cannot be heard over the noise from the street and on which all humans look like smurfs (bright blue skin). Breakfast is ok though coffee is instant. Neighborhood is crowded...More

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    Response from Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel

    Dear Mr.Millspaugh, thanks for your review. We apologize for the noise your room may have been exposed to. It's true that room no.425 which you occupied faces the street. However, all our rooms have a reasonable soundproof system through double-glass on the windows. This keeps...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2016

    I stayed here a couple of years back and it has taken me some time time to thank the staff. First the place is noisy because of the location but well Kampala is generally noisy, you need to go out of the CBD to get...More

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    Response from Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel

    Thank you very much for the positive review. It is our wish always that every guest who stays with us leaves happy with an urge to use our facility when they happen to return to our location. We are also aware that one happy customer...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2016

    Holiday Express is an excellent 3 star hotel which means it is very clean, has lots of hot water, serves a good breakfast but has few other amenities. It is in the heart of downtown Kampala around the corner from Nakasero Market, a few blocks...More

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    Response from Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel

    Dear Ken, Thanks for your positive review and our apology for not having acknowledged your comments earlier. We seem to have missed reading your post on time. We hope that you will make Holiday Express Hotel your accommodation of choice whenever you are in Kampala....

    Reviewed 9 January 2016

    If you are a person who prefers calm, quiet and cool place then holiday express gives you all that you are looking for. When it comes to their meals and service personnel I believe they are the best in the middle of the city.More

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    Response from Isaiah K, Director of Sales at Holiday Express Hotel

    Thanks Mr. Ntumbu for appreciating our services. Perhaps you would be glad to know that we are embarking on yet another accommodation upgrade this year in which we all our soft furnishings are going to be changed. Rooms which had hitherto not been air- conditioned...More

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    Room Tips
    "Rooms away from the street are quieter but rooms overlooking the street have great views of Kampala life."
    Ken S, over a year agoRead review
    "For accessibility reasons in the city of Kampala,never hesitate to try this hotel"
    Ntumbu J, over a year agoRead review
    "Get a room on the higher floors, and facing away from the street."
    makobu, over a year agoRead review
    "The higher the better because of the noise"
    b2bwild, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms on the street are noisy."
    dudi_13, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for the new ones bedrooms, We had an old one :-("
    Carpediem_N0w, over a year agoRead review
    "Not from the street side if you can't take the noise. If you can take the noice, the street side is nice..."
    UkkoL, over a year agoRead review
    "Select the new wing rooms which are better and have an Internet connection."
    Peter L, over a year agoRead review
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