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

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Plot 2 - 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.O. Box 10218, Kampala, 0256

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Parliament of the Republic of Uganda16 min walk
  • Popular LocationUganda Golf Course20 min walk
  • Popular LocationKibuli Mosque10 min drive
  • AirportEntebbe (EBB-Entebbe Intl.)40 min drive

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About this area

Kampala

Located in Kampala, Hotel Africana is next to a golf course. Kabaka's Palace and Kasubi Tombs are local landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit The Acacia Mall and Metroplex Shopping Mall. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda - 16 min walk
  • Uganda Golf Course - 20 min walk
  • Embassy of France - 4 min drive
  • Embassy of the United States - 5 min drive
  • Kibuli Mosque - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Entebbe (EBB-Entebbe Intl.) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Vitamin Café - 2 min walk
  • Otters - 6 min walk
  • Prunes - 6 min walk
  • Great Indian Dhaba Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Bancafe - 6 min walk

About this property

Hotel Africana

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and free breakfast
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and 3 bars/lounges. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a health club, a poolside bar and 3 coffee shops/cafes are on-site. All 252 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Free wired Internet and balconies are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels. Limited housekeeping is available.
Hotel Africana offers 252 air-conditioned accommodations with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchens with fridges, separate dining areas and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath.

This Kampala hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers and telephones. Microwaves, an iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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 or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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 sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 5:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • Free manager's reception
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Aerobics classes
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference centre (3000 square feet of space)
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Restaurants on site

  • Ngeye
  • Kibs

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 38-inch TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 0.00 (roundtrip), (from 1 to 6 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Africana Kampala
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Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 22 out of 164 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 75 out of 164 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 164 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 164 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 164 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I had no warm water, other than that was a good stay.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was friendly in the view was breathtaking.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020