Top 10 Best Hotels in Kampala


Looking for where to stay in Kampala? For accommodation while in Kampala, you do not need to worry. The increase in the number of visitors has inevitably made it necessary to improve on the facilities available in Kampala. Some of the best hotels in Kampala with best services include the following;

Serena Hotel Kampala. This exquisite 5-star oasis is nestled in the heart of Uganda’s vibrant capital offering a haven of elegance and sophistication.

The hotel is on Kintu Road on Nakasero Hill, in the centre of Kampala. The hotel is nestled among 17 acres (6.9 ha) of lawns and gardens. The hotel is adjacent to the Kampala Sheraton Hotel and the Imperial Royale Hotel. It is in the Kampala Central Division, one of the five administrative divisions of the city.

It has about 152 rooms including 13 suites, one of which is a presidential suite. During the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2007 in Kampala, the hotel hosted Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom for 4 nights.

The hotel has its own helipad for easy transport between the hotel and Entebbe International Airport. Adjacent to the hotel is the Kampala Serena International Conference Center with a seating capacity of 1,500 and multilingual translation facilities of up to nine languages simultaneously. In 2016, the hotel was expanded with the addition of 32 bedrooms and the improvement of food, beverage and meeting facilities.

The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Free WIFI access is available.

Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath and a hairdryer. You can enjoy city view from the room.

At Kampala Serena Hotel you will find a fitness centre. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and luggage storage. The property offers free parking. The fastest way to reach Kampala Serena Hotel from Entebbe International airport is to use a taxi which takes about 34 minutes to reach.

Leave stress and worries behind when you visit Maisha Spa and Health Club at Kampala serena hotel. It is nestled among the hotel’s beautiful water gardens. Maisha Spa and health club is an ultimate urban sanctuary, a place to replenish, relax and rejuvenate. Each treatment and therapy have been meticulously crafted to leave you feeling completely pampered and indulged.

The spa provides a retreat for guests to indulge in an array of health and wellness regimens. Delivered by trained therapists, treatments include Swedish massages, reflexology, aromatherapy, hot stone massages and Elemis face and body treatments. Beauty treatments include spa manicures and pedicures, G5 slimming sessions and waxing. The spa is built in the style of a Moroccan palace.

Casa Solada Hotel.  It is located in Kampala (Martin S Close Munyonyo) 6.5 km from Kampala Wonder World Amusement Park and its about 10 minutes’ drive from Ggaba Beach. Casa Solada Hotel provides accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free Wi-Fi throughout the property. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a concierge service.  Casa Solada Hotel offers about 26 rooms. Casa Solada’s Luxury accommodation consists of 2 Penthouse Suites, 4 Two Bedroom Apartments, 2 Deluxe Executive and 18 Executive Rooms, all tastefully decorated and equipped with modern features and amenities.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Selected rooms have a kitchenette with a microwave and a toaster. At Casa Solada Hotel each room includes bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a Full English/Irish breakfast. At the hotel, guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in.

The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport, 37 km from the hotel.

Latitude 0 Degrees Hotel. Latitude 0 Degrees Hotel Kampala is located 3.6 km from Kabaka’s Palace. It’s an excellent option for stopovers in the city as well as longer stays. The hotel offers Wi-Fi throughout the property, parking on site and an outdoor pool area. It features a wellness area and a spa lounge with beauty therapy, pedicure and manicure. It is one of the first hotels in Uganda to pioneer sustainability and eco-friendly methods in the hospitality industry.

Guest accommodation consists of 47 rooms all exquisitely furnished. There are entry-level double rooms and more spacious suites. For solo travelers or couples here on a stopover stay, the entry-level rooms should have everything you need such as comfortable beds, bedside stands and lighting, a writing desk and chair, a wardrobe and other storage units. The suites have two bedrooms making it perfect for family use. All options have spectacular views over the bustling city of Kampala.

Latitude 0 Degrees offers free 24-hour fitness center that is effortlessly located at the tip of your finger, allowing you to get your daily training session in at any time of the day so you can spend your holiday the way you want.

Latitude 0 Degree is a socializing and networking center with lounges, rooftop bar, private dining and entertaining spaces and a calendar filled with music, art, fashion and business events. It is a co-working hub with private workspaces, meeting and conference rooms.

While relaxing at Latitude 0 Degrees, you can delight in the swimming pool facility to get your day started the right way with a splash for a refreshing morning or evening. This hotel offers a buffet breakfast in the restaurant.

The airport shuttle is available at the hotel on request.

Golden Tulip Canaan Kampala Hotel. Located in Kampala close to Uganda Golf Course and Uganda National Museum, Golden Tulip Canaan Kampala provides 27 holes of golf, a poolside bar, and a terrace. Enjoy amenities like a restaurant with golf course views at this hotel. Indulge in a massage, a body scrub, and aromatherapy at the onsite spa. Stay connected with free in-room Wi-Fi and guests can find other amenities such as a coffee shop/cafe and a hair salon.

All 124 individually furnished rooms include comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like pillow menus.

Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain units feature a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. Each room comes with a private bathroom fitted with a bath. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel has a spa centre, sauna and gym to help on improving people’s fitness.

The hotel is 1.8 km from Mulago National Specialized Hospital and 2.3 km from The Acacia Mall.

The nearest airport is Entebbe Airport, 48 km from the property.

Other perks at this hotel include:

An outdoor pool and a children’s pool, with sun loungers

Free self-parking

Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a bike on site, and express check-out

Express check-in and multilingual staff.

Mestil Hotel and Residences. Located in Kampala, 1.8 km from Clock Tower Gardens – Kampala, Mestil Hotel & Residences provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Providing a restaurant, the property also has a terrace, as well as a sauna and a hammam. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a microwave, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. At Mestil Hotel & Residences every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

Kampala Railway Station is 3.4 km from the accommodation, while Independence Monument is 3.4 km away. The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport, 38 km from Mestil Hotel and Residences.

Le Petit Village Boutique Hotel. It’s located on the outskirts of the Kampala city near the US embassy in Nsambya along Ggaba road. Spend the duration of your tour visit of Kampala in one of the 12 rooms offered by Le Petit Village. All Standard Suites, Junior Suites, and Executive Suites are air-conditioned and offer a king-size bed. Spacious and well-decorated, Suites includes hardwood or stone-tiled floors, headboard or four-poster beds draped with mosquito netting, and a small seating area. You can enjoy additional amenities such as an LCD TV with satellite connection, DVD player, writing desk, minibar, in-room fridge, digital safe, and supplies to make tea and coffee. The Junior Suite offers a lounge seating area and a Victorian clawed bathtub to soak in, while the Executive Suite includes a dining room, an extra upper floor room, living room, and a kitchenette that comes equipped with a microwave, stove, and kitchenware. Sliding doors lead to a furnished patio with garden seats to enjoy the fabulous freshness of Kampala. The hotel has a swimming pool excellent for cooling off after a long day of touring. Staff is well-trained and provides excellent service to guests. The on-site restaurant, Le Château Brasserie Belge offers delicious gourmet meals.

Le Petit Village Hotel offers guests a choice of wholesome Continental and Belgian cuisine, accompanied by fine wines from the in-house restaurant, Le Château Brasserie Belge. Guests can also enjoy Kampala’s pleasant climate by dining al fresco, beside the pool. Specializes in fine dining cuisine featuring organic dry aged beef, mussels, shrimps, salmon, lamb, wild caught Nile perch fillet and many more. Vegetarian options include Roasted vegetable burger, Broccoli pesto pasta baked with halumi cheese, chickpea and vegetables coconut curry among others.

It can be accessed by use of means of road transport like buses, taxi, boda-boda and use of cycling method.

Grand Imperial Hotel. Staying at Grand Imperial Hotel places you in the heart of Kampala a 10-minute walk to the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda and Embassy of France. This hotel is 1 km from Embassy of Sudan and 1.6 km from Owino Market and old taxi park.

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless internet access and a hair salon. Additional features at this hotel include shopping on site, Airport shuttle on request, parking and many more.

Enjoy international cuisine at Didi’s Dining Room, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily in the morning.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired internet access, a business center, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms.

Make yourself at home in one of the 103 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless internet access keeps you connected and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and bathrobes. Conveniences include safes and desks and housekeeping is provided daily.

A wellness spa to revitalize relax, and refresh the body, featuring classic, oriental and aromatherapy and massages. Golf can be arranged near the hotel for a modest charge.

Residents are entitled to free Internet access in the rooms provided they have their own laptop. All rooms are provided with fast internet connection on a fiber backbone dedicated both in cable and wireless.

Grand Imperial excels at hosting business meetings and events. Hotel’s facilities are fully equipped for all types of staging; from award galas to multimedia presentations. On offer is the assistance of experienced personnel to help you successfully plan and execute each event.

It is a walkable distance from the city center to the hotel or one can choose to use a boda-boda or a bicycle.

Golf Course Hotel. It gives a treat to an exciting new address in a serene environment along the kitante Golf Course.  Its Adjacent to the famous Garden City Shopping, Banking Leisure and Center within Kampala City. The hotel offers guests a delightful alternative to traditional accommodation with stylish and airy rooms.

The hotel features about 115 beautifully appointed rooms, each thoroughly furnished to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV to help you take away the stress after a long tiresome day.

There are video surveillance systems at the entrances and in the corridors as well as security personnel. Secure parking for two-wheelers is also available. Parking lots are monitored by safety patrols. A free bottle of water awaits you on arrival. Guests can receive the daily newspaper without charge.

During your stay, you can park for free at the hotel. There is a safe as well as a minibar full of delicious goodies provided to be enjoyed by the guests in all of the rooms. For your convenience we have a minibar, a fridge and a kitchenette in our guest rooms. A direct phone to use is included in all our rooms. A shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer can be found in the bathroom of your room. For our younger guests a baby monitor can be provided upon request.

The restaurant serves a variety of dishes, offering an à la carte and buffet menu. The hotel offers an array of activities from tennis, squash and golf. The sauna offers guests an escape to unwind and relax, and guests who wish to enjoy a workout can make use of the fitness centre.

Outdoor restaurants and shops can be found within 1 km from the hotel and the Entebbe International Airport is 44 km from the hotel.

The hotel’s meeting facilities are ideal for international Conferences, Seminars, Conventions, trade fairs and Exhibitions, Weddings and Cocktails. The hotel offers quality conference facilities for all your corporate and executive business or social meetings.

Hotel’s gym is designed to adapt a personalized workout routine. Come have an immersive gym workout experience in hotel gym located on the 7th Floor with a lavish greenery view of the golf course lawns.

Kampala Sheraton hotel. The Sheraton Kampala Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Kampala city (Ternan Avenue -Kampala) and welcomes travelers with a relaxed ambience and a dazzling array of upscale amenities. Just 45 minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport and less than 10 minutes away from the central business district.

It offers modern amenities, flexible venue spaces, hotel suites and a business convention. Sheraton Kampala Hotel boasts a highly qualified and experienced staff that ensures the provision of a high degree of comfort and a perfect atmosphere for every guest.  The hotel has a total of about 224 guest rooms which include 51 executive rooms, 112 classic rooms, 3 presidential rooms, 21 diplomatic rooms and 37 club rooms. All the rooms have enough natural light. Each of them has a balcony offering views of either the gardens or Kampala city.

Depending on the kind of meal and experience the guest wants to have, they are advised on the restaurant or area to go to for their meals. They include the Paradise Grill Restaurant, Victoria Breakfast room, Kyoga Pool Bar, Equator bar and Park square Café.  Guests enjoy leisure and a number of other activities at the hotel’s outdoor grounds including swimming, tennis among others.

There are 3 ways to get from Entebbe Airport to Sheraton Kampala Hotel by bus, taxi or car. Though Nature Adventure recommends you to hire a car from them in order to save time than going to kitoro park to board a bus.

Silver spring hotel. Silver Springs Hotel is located in Bugolobi town along Port Bell Road with immediate access to nightlife, dining, business, shopping and cultural diversions.  The hotel is just a few minutes’ drive from city centre. It has ultra-modern facilities that leave its customers smiling with full satisfaction. The experienced team at the hotel is dedicated to delivering memorable hospitality to all customers.

The accommodation ranges from 92 rooms comprising of 34 standard rooms, 52 Executive Deluxe rooms, 6 Executive Suites. All these have individual bathrooms, controlled air conditioners, minibar, working tables with reading lights, satellite TV, room telephone and free wireless internet.

When you are from the city center, silver springs hotel can be accessed by use of both a car or a boda-boda. You use jinja high way and branch off from the yard-port bell road and it’s about 35minutes’ drive to reach the hotel.

Metropole Hotel Kampala. Metropole Hotel Kampala overlooks the Uganda Golf Course and is located within the premium localities of Kampala, also known as the city of 21 Hills. Metropole Hotel Kampala is the pioneer in using IP Telephony infrastructure in the Hospitality industry in Africa. It is also equipped with high-speed Wireless Internet connection in all rooms and public areas.

The hotel has two meeting rooms which can accommodate 70-80 each. The meeting hall is complemented by a wide spectrum of facilities which include conference equipment and Food and Beverage arrangements that are created to cater to individual tastes. All the meeting rooms has wireless internet to enable smooth running of the activities. It is a short drive away from the National Museum. All 60 hotel’s rooms are equipped with air conditioning.

Protea Hotel Kampala. It is located in Kampala 2.9 miles from Uganda Golf Club.  Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz provides accommodations with free bikes, free private parking, a fitness center and a garden. This 4-star hotel offers a bar.

The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.

Each room is fitted with air conditioning, a safety deposit box and a TV, and certain rooms at the hotel have a terrace. At Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz rooms have bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a full english/irish breakfast. At Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz you will find a restaurant serving African, American and Chinese cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested.

Independence Monument is 6.2 km from the hotel while Kampala Railway Station is 6.5 km away. The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport, 50 km from Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz.

Hotel Bougainviller. Set in Kampala (Plot 1, 7 Katazamiti Road, Bugolobi- Kampala) 3.8 km from Kampala Railway Station. Hotel Bougainviller offers accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. The hotel provides a restaurant and a bar.

The hotel provides about 33 rooms. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers on request, room service and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. At the hotel, all rooms are equipped with a desk. The units will provide guests with air conditioning, a safety deposit box and a flat-screen TV. Guests can use a hydromassage shower and a sauna, along with hair dryers and dressing gowns.  The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport, 42 km from the accommodation.

You will enjoy the hotel’s hospitality in an atmosphere of utmost cleanliness and security. Relax in the hotel sauna, surf the internet by using wireless technology, or simply enjoy the full range of satellite tv programmes. Meanwhile, the hotel chef will prepare an exquisite and tasteful dinner that combines Mediterranean cuisine with an assorted selection of French wines.

Fairway Hotel and Spa. Situated in Kampala across the road from Uganda Golf Course and only a short walk from shopping malls, restaurants, and nightlife, Fairway Hotel & Spa boasts expansive lush gardens and an outdoor pool. The property offers free WIFI.

Each room at the property has air conditioning and equipped with a telephone, flat screen TV and safe. Guests can enjoy garden views from the balcony of each room.

Guests can enjoy authentic Indian and Chinese cuisine on premises at the famous Asian Fusion

outdoor Restaurant, or relax with a drink in the bar while listening to live music from local musicians.

Continental meals are offered at the Tree Top Restaurant, with dine-in and room service available 24hours.

The staff at the 24-hour front desk are ready and willing to help guest with all their queries. The property also has conference and meeting areas. The in-house gym and massage/spa facilities are open for use by any guest residing at the property.

Gaddafi Mosque is 4 km away from the property and the Uganda National Museum is within 2.5 km of Fairway Hotel. Entebbe International Airport is within 45 km. The property offers airport shuttle services upon request.

Romita Hotel. Set in Kampala 12 km from Uganda Golf Club. Romita Hotel offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. This 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk.  The hotel offers bed and breakfast.

The property is non-smoking and is situated 13 km from Kampala Railway Station. At the hotel, the rooms are equipped with a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries. Romita Hotel also have free Wi-Fi while selected rooms also offer a terrace.

At the accommodation all rooms have bed linen and towels. The daily breakfast offers buffet, à la carte or continental options. Independence Monument is 13 km from Romita Hotel while Fort Lugard Museum is 13 km from the property. The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport 54 km from the hotel.

 Divine Resort and Spa. Set in Kampala 3 km from Uganda Golf Club. Divine Resort and Spa offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has mountain views, and guests can enjoy access to a bar and to a private beach area. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free Wi-Fi. At the hotel all rooms have air conditioning, a wardrobe, a balcony with a city view, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, bed linen and towels. All guest rooms feature a safety deposit box. A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At Divine Resort & Spa you will find a restaurant serving African, American and Chinese cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested. The accommodation has a wellness area which includes a sauna. The area is popular for fishing and cycling, in addition, bike hire and car hire are available at this hotel. Independence Monument is 4.4 km from Divine Resort & Spa, while Fort Lugard Museum is 4.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport, 48 km from the hotel.

Speke resort and conference center. Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, Speke Resort is located in Kampala. Free Wi-Fi access is available in this resort. The accommodation will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. You can enjoy garden view from the room. At Speke Resort you will find a restaurant and a fitness centre. Other facilities offered at the property include water sports facilities, meeting facilities and a shared lounge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling, horse riding and fishing. The property offers free parking.

Other affordable hotel with good better services in Kampala include; JBK hotel, Hotel Ruch, Buziga country resort, Tourist hotel, Excellent hotel, Faso hotel Kampala, Holiday express hotel, Hotel city square, ministers village hotel, muyenga club hotel, pacific hotel Kampala, pal suites hotel, Tal cottages Kampala and many more.


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