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Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Antananarivo, Madagascar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So let me preface this by stating that I am typically a very fair and balanced reviewer! :) This is to say that I try to give both pros and cons to each place I visit to give a full and fair depiction of the hotel, restaurant etc.. I travel to some of the most remote parts of the world...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Rooms are specious with eastern side ones having the best view of the Kampala city. There is a great and well-kept swimming pool with partying space and other amenities. Outside gardens are beautiful and provide space for outside dining while light music is playing. Hotel restaurants are good. Weekends are vibrant at the pool and the gardens.

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Iran, Spain
Reviewed 2 January 2017

every thing was good in Africana hotel and i have got a good experience in this hotel i was there for 8 night and i was satisfy with every thing and it is my advice that you can go there because is good

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The essentials were all taken care of (clean sheets, working air conditioning, bottled water...) but the rooms have definitely seen better days. The pool looked gorgeous though I didn't get a chance to try. The meeting space was adequate but again not incredible. I would definilty recommend the mago chicken salad.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I am staying at the hotel for 4 days .The thing about Uganda no one tells you, traffic can get crazy and the boda boda aka motorbike guys riding quite dangerously I guess they are used to it. Just go for uber from entebbe the hotel pick up cost is something like 30 usd per person even when sharing they...

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Thank Mutavi
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The hotel is in dire need for a refurbishment, certainly the rooms located in the old block. Carpets are filthy, mosquito nets don't close properly, bathrooms are dated and TV... well, forget TV. The 30 cm, bulky old-fashioned thing in my room was giving me lots of snow. The new "high rise" block though, at the far end, is more...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Lousy rooms, Dirty bathrooms, not so polite front desk to name a few. A very dirty smell when you are in corridor and going towards your room. Breakfast is not so good with very limited options. This was my worst stay so far wherever i have travelled. I would never recommend anyone to opt for this hotel.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel may be called a 4star property with lovely pool,gym,mini market,indoor outdoor restaurant,decent view of surrounding from rooms. Rooms are spacious and offer all required amenities.hotel staff is very generous and always ready to help. Breakfast is good but i felt it has little to offer for vegetarian travellers(you may get fruits,cornflakes,tea,boiled veggies).you may get transport and other required assistance...

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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
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: ₹ 7,977 - ₹ 10,055 (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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“Eastern side rooms have a better view of Kampala city. Noise in rooms is low.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles frost_claire, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the upper level in the new block, rooms are new and better.”
 of 5 bubbles 676herbm, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“poor customer service at front desk, but rest of hotel staff was wonderful. The hotel is past its prime by about 10-15 years.”
 of 5 bubbles afa472, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are louder bacause of the clubs behind the Hotel. But the view is better on this side...We cannot have everything ..”
  • Nice view from the room
 of 5 bubbles Phindo, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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