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Hilton Garden Inn Kampala
4 out of 5
Plot 72 Kira Road, Kampala
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The price is $130 per night
1.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)
Great service

"Another satisfying stay at this hotel. Service always really great . Pricing has increased a bit but still worth it. Would stay their again on my next trip."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Kampala
Urban by CityBlue, Kampala
4 out of 5
Akii Bua Rd, Kampala
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0.57 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (68 reviews)

"It has a very good ambiance. The rooms are very well done and clean"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Urban by CityBlue, Kampala
Kampala Serena Hotel
5 out of 5
Kintu Road, Kampala
The price is $185 per night
1 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)

"Excellent food options. Nice pool, sauna, steam room. Very helpful staff. Comfortable room and amenities."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Kampala Serena Hotel
Spacious 3 Bedroom Apartment in Kampala
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3.77 mi from city center
Spacious 3 Bedroom Apartment in Kampala
Golf Course Hotel
4 out of 5
Plot 64-86, Yusuf Lule Road, P. O. Box 22774, Kampala, Central
The price is $132 per night
1.28 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (86 reviews)

"Spacious room was lovely. Poorly lit bathroom. Breakfast was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Golf Course Hotel
Mestil Hotels & Residences
4 out of 5
20 Barracks Drive, Nsambya, Kampala
The price is $176 per night
3.78 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)

"Lovely My business guest was even given late checkout"…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Mestil Hotels & Residences
Speke Apartments Wampewo
3.5 out of 5
Plot No 19-21, Wampewo Avenue, Kololo, Kampala
The price is $127 per night
1.62 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)

"Just like any other apartment . Clean and tidy though they need to change shower"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Speke Apartments Wampewo
Nile Safari Lodge
4 out of 5
Murchison falls National park, Kampala
The price is $1,015 per night
0.38 mi from city center
Nile Safari Lodge
Sheraton Kampala Hotel
4 out of 5
Ternan Avenue, Kampala
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The price is $144 per night
0.84 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (152 reviews)

"The natural beauty of Uganda is enhanced by the graciousness of the Kampala Sheraton staff. Professional and friendly. My second time staying and definitely not my last. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Sheraton Kampala Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz
3.5 out of 5
1 Water Lane, Naguru, Kampala
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The price is $104 per night
2.77 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (25 reviews)

"It was comfortable and the room was well appointed, The neighbourhood was safe and suitable for my morning walk"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz
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Visiting Kampala

Visitors to Kampala are sure to enjoy the gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's live music, theaters, and temples. A top sight in the city is Lake Victoria.

  • There are 542 hotels and other accommodations in Kampala
  • The closest major airport is in Entebbe (EBB-Entebbe Intl.), 21.2 mi (34.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Kampala

The city's cultural venues include Uganda National Museum and Ndere Cultural Centre. The city is notable for landmarks like Rubaga Cathedral, Kasubi Tombs, and Kabaka's Palace. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and Lake Victoria.

In Kampala, you'll find 542 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and WiFi.
  • Kampala Serena Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 6 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa - With a stay at this 5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool.

Dressing for Kampala

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 60°F
  • From April to June, the average is 78°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 78°F during the day and 59°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 59°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Kampala is 45.38 inches
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while July and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 59°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kampala?
Hilton Garden Inn Kampala is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Forest Cottages and Fairway Hotel & Spa as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kampala, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Kampala.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kampala?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Kampala, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kampala?
Based on reviews, Forest Cottages is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Kampala?
Grand Global Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Graceland Hotel & Gardens and Home Inn. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Nakigalala Tea Estate.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Kampala?
Bukoto Heights Apartments is a favorite 3-star aparthotel for couples, and features a bar and free WiFi. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Speke Resort & Conference Centre and The City Royal Resort Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Kampala?
Selina Apartments is a top aparthotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a casino and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Millennium Dynasty Hotel and Home Inn.
Where is the best hotel to stay near The Acacia Mall?
Adjacent to The Acacia Mall, Hilton Garden Inn Kampala is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala and Arcadia Suites.
What about the best place to stay close to Makerere University?
One of the top choices for your stay is Makerere Serene Hotel, located next to Makerere University, and this hotel offers a restaurant and concierge services. Urban by CityBlue, Kampala and Grand Global Hotel are other good choices nearby.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Kampala?
Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort and Kampala Serena Hotel are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Kampala?
Humura is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a poolside bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Urban by CityBlue, Kampala.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Kampala?
Home Inn is a top 3-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Metropole Hotel Kampala and Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa. You can tee off at Uganda Golf Course during your trip.

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