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Top Kampala Historic Hotels

Kampala Serena Hotel
5 out of 5
Kintu Road, Kampala
The price is CA $324 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
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
Le Petit Village Hotel
4 out of 5
Plot 1273, Ggaba Road, Kampala
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4.2/5Very Good! (31 reviews)
A touch of la vie francaise in Kampala.

"Lovely quiet hotel with great French restaurant. Grounds are lush and green. Hotel is small, which makes it nice. Rooms are individual bungalows with thatch roofs, terraces, and bathtubs. Beds are a bit hard!"…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2015

Le Petit Village Hotel
Urban by CityBlue, Kampala
4 out of 5
Akii Bua Rd, Kampala
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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
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Nexus Resorts Hotel
3 out of 5
Semanda Road, Nansana Town, Kampala
The price is CA $81 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
4/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
Lovely staff, nice and clean, need to upgrade wifi

"Location was ok, close to the main road, if needed bars shops etc. Hotel itself was in a quiet location. Wi-fi was a pain, it kept going on and off constantly. Food was nice, and lots of choice. Staff were amazing, very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2017

Nexus Resorts Hotel
Bukoto Heights Apartments
3 out of 5
Plot 481 482, Moyo Close, Bukoto, Kampala
The price is CA $111 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11
4/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
reat stay

"Great stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Bukoto Heights Apartments
Humura
4 out of 5
Plot 3 Kitante Close, Kololo, Kampala
The price is CA $132 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
4/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"Lovely property, quiet and surrounded by trees and birds singing. Kind of like an oasis in the middle of Kampala. Very relaxing and such lovely staff. They really went out of their way to make me feel welcome and accommodate my schedule with a delicious early breakfast. It is not a very fancy hotel, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2021

Humura
Fairway Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Plot 1-2 Kafu Road, Kampala
The price is CA $137 per night from Mar 22 to Mar 23
4/5Very Good! (127 reviews)

"Location/friendly staff .. I don’t want to add anymore"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 12, 2021

Fairway Hotel & Spa
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala
4 out of 5
4 Elgon Terrace, Kololo, Kampala
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $177 per night from Mar 26 to Mar 27
3.8/5Good! (85 reviews)

"The staff are very friendly and courteous,"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala
Sheraton Kampala Hotel
4 out of 5
Ternan Avenue, Kampala
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $171 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
3.8/5Good! (153 reviews)

"Good location, clean, and quite. Will choose it again"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2021

Sheraton Kampala Hotel
MACKINNON SUITES
4 out of 5
Plot 15 Mackinnon Road, Nakasero, Kampala
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The price is CA $124 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.7/5Good! (61 reviews)

"Nice stay, helpful staff. Very spacey. Internet fast enough for streaming, great! Several things broken in the bathroom - lamp over sink; shower basin (so water is running out; 1 door of shower lacking."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

MACKINNON SUITES
Hotel Africana
4 out of 5
Plot 2 - 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.O. Box 10218, Kampala
The price is CA $149 per night from Mar 19 to Mar 20
3.6/5Good! (160 reviews)

"Perfect location for business. Good service overall. Property condition needs a spruce up"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Hotel Africana
Grand Imperial Hotel
3 out of 5
Plot 6/6A Nile Avenue, Kampala
The price is CA $120 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11
3.5/5Good! (10 reviews)
Stay at Grand Imperial, Kampala

"It was alright. The hygiene of the bath room was ok and the replacement of soap etc could be better"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 31, 2018

Grand Imperial Hotel
Speke Hotel
4 out of 5
Plot 7 9 Nile Avenue, Kampala
The price is CA $100 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.5/5Good! (142 reviews)

"The room I was given was not the one shown in the Expedia app. When I brought it to the notice at the reception they had no answer. The so called deluxe room was like a pigeon hole and unclean. I have taken a picture. Would never stay in this hotel again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020

Speke Hotel
Kabira Country Club
3.5 out of 5
63, Old Kira Road, Bukoto, Kampala
The price is CA $162 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
3.4/5Good! (50 reviews)

"This was an extraordinarily bad experience. I was checked into two rooms in succession that had broken equipment. In the 3rd, the TV didn't work properly but by that time I just wanted to get on with my stay. When we ordered room service it arrived in a bag without napkins, condiments, bottle opener ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Kabira Country Club
Hotel Sojovalo Kampala
3 out of 5
854/856 Rubaga Rd, Kampala
The price is CA $105 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.4/5Good! (12 reviews)

"Good for the value, very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 30, 2017

Hotel Sojovalo Kampala
Biraj International Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Plot 7 Snay Amir Street, Nakasero, Kampala
The price is CA $61 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.4/5Good! (49 reviews)

"Its in the heart of Kampala. Expect the neighbourhood to be crowded. But its quite and peaceful inside"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2019

Biraj International Hotel
Imperial Royale Hotel
4 out of 5
Plot 7 Kintu Road, Kampala
The price is CA $226 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.3/5 (11 reviews)
Disappointing stay

"Initially we requested an airport pick up the day before we arrived - we sent two emails to the hotel but got no reply and had to make our own arrangements. The check in staff on the desk said ‘sorry’, the request would have gone to another section. When we checked in the hotel was buzzing with conference ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2020

Imperial Royale Hotel
Grand Global Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Wandegeya, Kampala
The price is CA $60 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
2.9/5 (10 reviews)
Modest hotel with a faded feel

"Older, rather dated mid-range hotel. Good value"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2018

Grand Global Hotel
Holiday Express Hotel
3 out of 5
Plots 16 18 And 20, Luwum Street, Kampala
The price is CA $106 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
2.3/5 (6 reviews)

"There is nothing special that I remember about this hotel but what made me so much disappointed with the stay that there was problem with shower . No Hot water, also no hot water coming in the shank. There was drainage problem in my wash room. I paid for 3 nights in advance but every next day my ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 5, 2019

Holiday Express Hotel
Tourist Hotel
3 out of 5
Plot 9, Market Street, Kampala
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2/5 (14 reviews)
Poor service for a good location

"The hôtel was in construction and no communication with the management"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 20, 2015

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About Kampala Historic Hotels

When you go on a Kampala trip out of town, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your room having all the necessary conveniences. However, staying in an in a more distinctive location can enrich your holiday. A stay in a Kampala historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room that is also bustling with personality. Moreover, it offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Kampala's past.

Something Old, Something New

A visit to one of these Kampala historic accommodations can transport you to a bygone era as soon as you pass through the front door. From unique architecture to locations infused with a colourful past, these surroundings will make you'll instantly think like you are time traveller, not a tourist. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these lodgings are vintage, they have most up-to-date amenities to help you relax or keep in touch on your holiday. You will notice your room outfitted with a comfy bed and just about anything you may need for a wonderful getaway.

Once you've checked-in and had time to look around your hotel, you can visit the famous landmarks and museums to absorb more of the Kampala's culture. Of course, all this perusing through the past will stimulate your appetite. Go through Expedia's guest reviews for suggestions from fellow travellers to help make your Kampala visit great. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to show you where some of the area's favourite areas to enjoy a pint or high tea in Kampala are.

Your Kampala Hotel Is Waiting

If you are looking to get the most from your Kampala visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this historic city. With Expedia having 714 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to choose from, you're bound to discover one that is perfect for you. However, just like the past civilizations, these rates won't last indefinitely. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Kampala?
You’re already probably planning a visit to places with historical relevance during your vacation in Kampala. Why not appreciate the gardens during your visit?
What's the best accommodation in Kampala to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Georgina Gardens Hotel is Situated in the west of Kampala city, is a top historic B&B bookable on our site and it features in-room kitchens. Kasubi Tombs is a short 13-minute walk away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Hotel Sojovalo Kampala and Tal Cottages.
How many historical hotels are located in Kampala?
In Kampala, you’ll find 758 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 243 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Kampala?
Landmarks like Kasubi Tombs and Kabaka’s Palace in Kampala might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Uganda National Museum and Ndere Cultural Centre. Other popular sights include The Acacia Mall and Lake Victoria.
What is a historic hotel like in Kampala?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can sleep in a building that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Kampala, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Kampala have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi, and the usual amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Kampala, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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