Depending on what your travel interests are in Uganda but safaris in Kampala are never complete without accommodation or lodging facilities for you to spend a night after or before undertaking adventure to your respective destination. For the most comfortable and enjoyable stay over in Kampala, there are wide range of accommodations that you should consider booking to make your safari complete and they range from luxury to budget.
Below is a list of accommodation facilities that you should tryout in Kampala
Luxury accommodation in Kampala
Imperial Royale Hotel
This spectacular hotel was opened in 2007 and provides largely up market accommodation to visitors on safari in Uganda plus other visitors within the country. The hotel lies near Kampala Serena Hotel, the Kampala Sheraton Hotel and the Parliament of Uganda just at the center of Kampala capital city. Imperial Royale Hotel isn’t only credited for its comfortable accommodation but also for its luxurious parking room which accommodates more than 500 cars, expansive conference facilities and a swimming pool which is situated at level five of this incredible hotel. The hotel consists of more than 275 rooms plus suits, concierge, bar, business center, travel counter, currency exchange, 20 conference halls which accommodates about 15 to 3000 people, laundry facilities, banquet and meeting facilities, three restaurants, sauna and spa and many more.
Kampala Serena Hotel
This belongs to Serena group of hotels which feature on top list with extensions in East Africa. The hotel is 2 kilometers off the parliament of Uganda and offers first class accommodation to travelers on safari in Uganda. It straddles within a 7.2 acre land just within Kampala city center and features more than 152 rooms with amazing venues for national, regional and international conferences, meetings and social events. It offers mainly deluxe rooms, executive rooms, business suite, royal suites as well as Bambara residents lounge
Kampala Sheraton Hotel
This is one of the up market hotels that are found within Kampala city center. It is 40 kilometers off Entebbe International Airport and offers about 233 rooms which give visitors that total comfort and décor that they deserve while on Uganda safaris. The rooms are found in areas that of preferred floors where the star wood preferred guest’s rooms offer upgraded amenities, complimentary fitness center access and free bottle water. For visitors at club floors of this hotel plus the VIP members and the SPG platinum have special access to club lounge. There are over 112 classic rooms, 51 executive rooms, 37 club rooms, 21 diplomatic suites, 3 presidential suites and 30 suites.
Emin Pasha Hotel
This hotel is located on Akii Bua road and offers luxury accommodation facilities for visitors on Uganda safari. There are garden rooms, superior rooms, superior suits and garden suites.
Budget lodges to stay in Kampala
Buziga Country Resort
Buziga Country Resort is a basic hotel facility and it is situated about 7 kilometers off Kampala city center on Gaba road over viewing Lake Victoria. It mainly features double, single, suites, cottages, standard rooms as well as twins and many more amenities and facilities.
Hotel Ruch is another incredible budget accommodation facility that you should consider for your stay while in Kampala. This hotel offers comfortable accommodation at pocket friendly prices. It features superior single rooms, deluxe AC, super deluxe room AC, deluxe room, twin super deluxe room and others.
This hotel also offers basic accommodation and it is situated along Rubaga road, Kampala. The hotel consists of 34 rooms with enough room plus elegant furniture and extensive beds and many more. It offers single deluxe, twin deluxe, double deluxe and executive suite.
Ministers Village Hotel
The hotel is situated in Ntinda and offers best accommodation facilities. The Ministers Village Hotel consists of 38 executive bed rooms and every room comes with well furnished balcony, internet area zones, air conditioners, DSTV and refrigerators.
Kampala Club Hotel Shangri-LA
This is situated along Ternan Avenue just near Kampala city center and offers basic accommodation to budget visitors on Uganda safari. It consists of suite rooms and executive rooms and many more amenities.
Mid range accommodation in Kampala
Grand Imperial Hotel
The hotel is situated within Kampala city centers and offers mainly standard accommodation to travelers on Uganda safari. It consists of over 103 rooms and suites which range from 55 deluxe doubles, 24 deluxe twins, 17 executive doubles, three executive twins, two imperial suites as well as two family rooms.
Hotel Triangle Kampala
This is situated at the center of Kampala capital city and mainly offers midrange accommodation. It comprises of deluxe rooms and suites with six conference and meeting places, health spa, restaurants, boardroom, fitness room, 24 hour reception and check in, wireless internet in room and restaurant.
Metropole Hotel Kampala
This is another midrange accommodation facility which is situated in Kololo just near Kampala capital city center. It offers deluxe and business deluxe.
Protea Hotel Kampala
This hotel also straddles within upper Kololo and offers standard accommodation facilities with over 59 lush rooms and 11 suites. It features 100 seater restaurant, ladies bar, business center, concierge, lounge, conference facilities, valet service, baby sitting services, 24 reception and many more.
Speke Hotel Kampala
This is one of the oldest hotels in Kampala city center and lies along the Nile Avenue. It offers standard accommodation for visitors on Uganda safari. The hotel derived its name from John Speke a renowned explorer who discovered the source of Nile. It offers single, double deluxe rooms, twin deluxe room wit patio, twin deluxe room with meeting place, twin deluxe room facing rock café and many more.
Other incredible midrange hotels for you to stay over while on Uganda safari include the Cassia Lodge, Humura Resort, Emerald Hotel Kampala, Golf Course Hotel and Fairway Hotel and Spa.
In conclusion, if you are planning to travel to Uganda and Kampala specifically, the above hotel and accommodation facilities shouldn’t miss out in your travel plan. There are many hotels that are confined within Kampala city center and more are still coming up and travelers on Uganda safari will have wide range of options to choose from.