I've never been to Kampala and I'm a little overwhelmed by all the hotel options. I'd like to stay in a hotel that is central and gives me good sense of what Kampala is like. I'd love to know where locals tell their friends to stay when they visit, and why those areas and hotels are special. thanks!
Hi Katie, I am a resident of Kampala. There are plenty of hotels I could recommend that are located near to the city center depending on your budget. For now I recommend Urban by CityBlue(http://www.citybluehotels.com/urban-by-cityblue-kampala-uganda/). It is a relatively small boutique hotel. It has a great location, very near to the city center but set within a calm atmosphere.
Are you looking to stay in a boutique hotel or a regular hotel? For how long? If you're looking to stay in a great neighbourhood, I highly recommend Kololo and Nakasero as they are lush green, clean with paved roads. Boutique hotels include Emin Pasha Hotel & Bar and another Mediterraneo Restaurant
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