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Hotel Africana

Jumia TravelUS$92*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are generously large, but the fridge is empty and the shower trickles luke warm water. The building has passed its best before date but nobody seems to have noticed. All of this is totally fine had the price been a bit lower, but value is not the best. The hotel has all you need and staff are friendly,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Africana is a fairly ok choice especially for business and I suppose that compared against the local standards, it is probably even better than average within its class. Africana is within 45 minutes drive from Entebbe airport (during the non-rush hours, rush times it can take up to 1h 30mins). Check-in to africana was smooth, AC in the room worked...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel, albeit a little tired looking - all staff are extremely friendly and willing to assist wherever they can (very sympathetic and helpful when my baggage missed my flight and had to be retrieved from the airport the following day, and they made a big deal about wishing me for my birthday and even produced a cake!); rooms...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I have stayed here a number of times. It's in a great central location, but since the renovations the service has dropped. It doesn't provide good value for money, for the price I expect a higher level of service. A few of the staff provided an excellent service, but in general the staff were unfriendly and unhelpful. In general service...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Only good for business stay... very noisy though very close to the city center. At some point the Internet connection was very bad... The AC was not working but all was put in place shortly by the Guest Relations Executive, Shakira, I and my wife applaud her excellent customer care. Very elegant yet professional. Rooms are a bit old but...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Very noisy, poor internet, old rooms. Vegetarian meal not common in breakfast and generally choises are very limited in the breakfast. The general manager is selective to non colored persons and not ready to accept comments .

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Davis, California
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed a week at the Hotel Africana on business. It is a 15 minute walk to the center of town. Ask for a room in the tower as it is newer. Rooms are large and quiet. Security is good. Afternoons & evenings out back on the lawn is where the action is. There was live music or a DJ...

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I was at the hotel for one night recently and arrived while the power was out. The customer relations manager, Shakira, took me up to the room, showed me around and later sent up a fan when we continued on generator-only. I couldn't complain because they were so accommodating and the band playing into the evening in the courtyard made...

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Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Internet poor, rooms poor old hotel, we were not in the new wing but the old wing( which i feel should be closed for renovations). The lights are dull not bright room old, bad tv signal, not clear. Lovely swimming pool though. Poor Internet for conference facilities and in rooms, you have to get vouchers

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This place is centrally located within the city... have very over zealous front office staff.. their approach is hard to comprehend from perfectionism or harrasment of guests.. or language barrier... generally staff here are lethargic sometimes are hard on hearing . Rhe restuarant and the breakfast setting is good. The rooms on the new wing offers a great panoramic view...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: RM502 - RM649 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kampala
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“Avoid rooms next to the inner yard restaurant - it is pretty noisy until midnight”
JussiT553, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Music is a little loud at night till around 11pm in front facing rooms.”
MoniqueBT, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing onto the pool area as they can be loud”
lglobal, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Eastern side rooms have a better view of Kampala city. Noise in rooms is low.”
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”
frost_claire, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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