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Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty subpar service .. everything and the service (staff, food, internet) was just slow. Hotel was humongous from the outside but once you enter you begin to notice how eirie it is on the inside. If you're just looking for a bed and breakfast and nothing more then it's better than most places you would find in Kampala. However if...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in this hotel for 3 nights. The hotel has good atmosphere. Staff is welcoming Live band near the reception is nice. Rooms are relatively clean but need serious refurbishing , especially bathrooms. Breakfast buffet is quite limited and not what you expect from 4/5 starts hotel Dinner is a hit and miss, but overall ok

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Generally the hotel is fair It is old but clean They have very nice local food Rooms are spacious but lights not good Room service is ok They have wifi internet but with low speed Front disk are good people

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The corridors are as dark as a dungeon. I was scared s*** to walk around at night. You know what, stay there if you have the guts to expect the unexpected. How they can charge that much for such a place is beyond any human comprehension. They have a not so bad music band though. Too loud for any taste...

Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A sister to Uganda's famous Imperial Group of Hotels, the hotel must have been a 4.5 star in the 60s.... sadly that can not be said today, unless you are taking about their rates... - Rooms are modest, clean, crisp white linen, white fresh towels and that's about it. The AC did not work - well it was fixed at...

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

In the city center with easily available cabs. Very old property with little maintenance Restaurant has poor food options. Breakfast is ok. Not much for kids. Staff is courteous Rooms have old furnitures.

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Terrible and they think they can still charge what proper hotels charge. Here for breakfast and am appalled. Only good thing going for this establishment is relatively convenient parking and location. Shame on management. All is not lost however. Change management. Because in my opinion hotels are about location location location. After you style up with service. Till something changes....

Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had decided to go for dinner and having been previously in some of Kampala’s other top hotels, we decided to try the Grand Imperial. From the moment you enter the lobby, something hits you – you stepped back in time about 50 years. The hotel’s decor and furnishings were from a bygone age. It gave a depressing feel. It...

Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This a very old (probably the first one Kampala), however not maintained very well compare to the room price. Also hotel is not available on any hotel booking site on internet. Hotel serves breakfast which is ok in taste. One good point for party lovers is the hotel offers night music with dinner but music is tooo loud, not sure...

Reviewed 29 November 2015

Was booked there. The moment I arrived, late in the evening, I could see I was not going to like it! Music in the restaurant, just close to reception, was too loud. The hotel is old and in disrepair, with lots of smelly carpets. My room was terrible, old, smelly and I am not sure if the sheets were clean....

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Grand Imperial

Address: Plot 6 / 6A , Nile Avenue | P.O. Box 7195, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: RM458 - RM748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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“Pool facing rooms are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles TheEATraveller, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Better to stay away!”
 of 5 bubbles HelenaM743, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms near the restaurant/club area as they can be pretty noisy. Try the pool side rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 295jmm, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“for those looking for a hall, please confirm if AC is working”
 of 5 bubbles EricN577, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Check the Rooms First”
 of 5 bubbles 326sachind, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
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