Hotel Africana

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Hotel Africana

Hotel Africana

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Kampala with 2 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges

7.2/10 Good

164 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
The price is ₹151
Price available on 12/08/2022
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Plot 2 - 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, 0256
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • 3 coffee shops/cafes
  • Conference center
  • Business center
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Kitchen
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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About this area

Getting around

  • Entebbe Intl. Airport (EBB) - 40 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Hotel Africana

Hotel Africana offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 40 per person roundtrip. Guests can indulge in massages or mani/pedis, and Ngeye, one of 2 restaurants, serves African cuisine. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 3 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. The helpful staff and nice bathrooms get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Afrikaans, Arabic, English, French, German, Russian, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 252 rooms
  • Arranged over 11 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Offsite

  • Shopping center shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 5:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 3 coffee shops
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Playground

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Shopping
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference center (3000 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 5 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Health club
  • Adjacent to a golf course
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 38-inch TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Kitchen
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Ngeye - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine.
Kibs - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 40 per person (roundtrip)
  • Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 6 costs USD 0.00 (roundtrip)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

7.2

Good

7.5/10

Cleanliness

7.6/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

6.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Lucy, 5-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

I had no warm water, other than that was a good stay.
Ronald, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Ronald, 5-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

The staff was friendly in the view was breathtaking.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Erin, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Perfect location for business. Good service overall. Property condition needs a spruce up
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

It is not a hotel for $ 88. Please increase by 10-15 dollar and choose another hotel if you are visiting Kampala. I don’t want to be rude by giving details.( hygiene, food and noises are the mean issues).
Yassinove, 4-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

convenient location, service is good and good size rooms
Abdallah, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

everything needs some updating. Wardrobe wouldn’t close, some plumbing in bathroom poorly repaired
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The pool area is beautiful! And the gym is perfect.
Jordan, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review