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Kampala Serena Hotel

Kampala, Uganda

(Kampala Serena Hotel is situated in Central Kampala, 40 Kilometres from Entebbe International Airport. Kampala Serena Hotel is located on Kintu Road, on Nakasero Hill, nestled among 17 acres (6.9 ha) of manicured lawns and gardens in one of Kampala's most exclusive hillside neighborhoods. This location is adjacent to the Kampala Sheraton Hotel and the Imperial Royale Hotel)


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Kampala Serena Hotel

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Kampala Serena Hotel; Kampala Serena Hotel is a Member of Leading Hotels of the World owned by Serena's Uganda flagship. Kampala Serena Hotel is an inspirational blend of 5-star polish, pan-African panache, social style and business reliability.


Kampala Serena Hotel is ideally located at the very heart of Kampala and stands amidst 72 acres of landscaped grounds and water gardens. An oasis of cool and green, encircled by the seven hills of Kampala, this 152-room world-class hotel is the focal point of national, regional, business, political and social life.


Kampala Serena Hotel draws its architectural inspiration from the abundance of Uganda's lakes and rivers and has been created around a central water theme, which manifests itself both in the extensive water gardens and in the hand-carved panels and shimmering mosaics with which it is decorated.


Inspirationally styled as a showcase for Ugandan art, Kampala Serena Hotel unique 5-star hotel offers; an international conference centre, a garden auditorium, a roof-top terrace, a rock-sculptured pool terrace, three restaurants, two bars and the Moorish palace of the ‘Maisha Mind Body and Spirit Spa'.


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Kampala Serena Hotel Non-Residents Accommodation Prices

2013 Non-Residents Accommodation Prices Per Night Include: Bed and Breakfast

Room Type

Standard Single

(1 Guest)

Standard Double

(2 Guests)

Deluxe Room
359 US Dollars
456 US Dollars
Executive Room
418 US Dollars
486 US Dollars
Executive Suite Room
- US Dollars
- US Dollars
Business Suite Room
- US Dollars
- US Dollars
Royal Suite Room
- US Dollars
- US Dollars



* Please note that the above rates are subject to 18% Value Added Tax per night

* Meal Rates: Breakfast 20 US Dollars and Lunch and Dinner 35 US Dollars Each

* Please note that in restaurants where there is live entertainment , an extra charge may be levied

* Day rooms allowing a checkout time of 6.00pm may be arranged at 75% of the rates quoted above

* Children under 2 years, accommodated free if sharing with one or two adults

* Children accommodated free fo charge will however have to pay for meals taken

- 2 to 12 years of age pay 50% of the meal price

- 2 years of age and under are Free

- 13 Years and above pay full rate




Kampala Serena Hotel Rooms and suites
Kampala Serena Hotel offers a wide range of rooms and suites, all of which are elegantly presented in a fusion of international and Ugandan style, and all of which have private balconies or terraces.


All Kampala Serena Hotel rooms and suites offer: 24-hour room service, air-conditioning, WIFI and in-room modem hook-up, direct-dial phone, voice-mail, complimentary newspaper, in-room satellite TV, mini bar, private safe, 240V/3 pin (square)sockets and shaver sockets, tea and coffee-making facilities, hair driers, bathrobe and slippers, porter/concierge, airport shuttle and limousine service.


Kampala Serena Hotel exclusive Bambara Lounge is solely for the use of our residents and offers a stylish lounge with newspapers, periodicals and café service as well as a Bedouin-tented outdoor terrace and meeting area.


Additionally, Kampala Serena Hotel residents are invited to use the extensive services of our Business Centre, which offers a complete range of technological support and a series of private board rooms.


While most of the rooms are designated non-smoking, a number of rooms are available for smokers, but these should be booked in advance through African Spice Safaris.


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Kampala Serena Hotel Deluxe Rooms

Kampala Serena Hotel 108 rooms are generously proportioned Deluxe Rooms, all of which feature

* Dressing table
* Work station

* Seating area and terrace

* A large en suite bathroom
All our rooms offer 24-hour room service


Kampala Serena Hotel Executive Room

Kampala Serena Hotel Executive Room are styled in deep claret or royal blue, they feature luxuriant queen beds. All 32 Executive Rooms, which are larger than the Deluxe Rooms, offer a spacious lounge/meeting area.

all of which feature:

* A large en-suite bathroom
* Dressing table
* Work station

Kampala Serena Hotel
Executive Suites

Kampala Serena Hotel offers eight generously proportioned Executive Suites all of which feature a large en-suite bedroom with dressing table, work station, seating area and terrace or balcony.


Additionally, they offer a seating and dining area where private meetings can be held. Styled in deep claret or royal blue.

Kampala Serena Hotel
Business Suite

Kampala Serena Hotel three Business Suites offer both an elegant bedroom and a separate lounge which feature a large en suite bedroom with dressing table, work station, seating area and terrace or balcony.


Additionally, they offer a seating and dining area where private meetings can be held. Styled in deep claret.

Kampala Serena Hotel
Royal Suite

Kampala Serena Hotel Royal Suite is named in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, who occupied this suite with her retinue during the 2008 Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference, this sumptuous suite offers a marble reception area with private wash rooms, an imposing drawing room, private kitchen and dining room; a large en-suite bedroom.


Kampala Serena Hotel Bambara Resident’s Lounge
The Bambara Resident’s Lounge is reserved for residents only, the sumptuously hand-carved Bambara Residents' Lounge, offers a haven of calm, newspapers and all-day café choices.


There's also an opulently Bedouin-tented terrace, which lends itself ideally to private meetings or social relaxation.


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Kampala Serena Hotel Dining
A triumph of light space and cascading water, the Kampala Serena Hotel offers a world of dining and entertaining options. Choose from the stunning gourmet restaurant, The Pearl of Africa (open 6pm to 10pm), The Explorers Italian Bistro (open 10am to 12 midnight), The Lakes, All-day international restaurant (open 6.30 am to 10pm) and the sparkling Pool Terrace (open 11am to 7pm).


The Kampala Serena Hotel's menus have been planned by the Group's leading chef, John Macharia, and reflect both the best of Ugandan produce and the most enduring of her cultural traditions.


They also reflect the international influences that have been brought to bear on the country, with plenty of references to Swahili, Asian and British cuisine. Most important of all, however, the cuisine will reflect the truly global nature of the hotel's clientele.


Kampala Serena Hotel offers a 24-hour room service, which features an extensive menu offering everything from the classic club sandwich to a delicately-spiced curry. We are also delighted to serve a private lunch or dinner in your room or suite; or to provide cocktails and canapés on your private terrace.


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Kampala Serena Hotel Activities

Kampala Serena Hotel is ideally placed in the centre of Kampala, within walking distance of the main shopping and business districts and a short taxi ride away from such attractions as the Kasubi Tombs, the National Museum and the craft markets.


Just 20 minute's drive from Entebbe and Lake Victoria, the hotel is also ideally placed for access to the many beach and sporting opportunities on offer there.


Of particular note is the Lake Victoria Serena Resort, a 4-star leisure resort, which has been designed to complement the 5-star facilities of our flagship Kampala Serena Hotel by offering a delightful and relaxing lakeside retreat. Shuttle services run between the two hotels and complimentary packages can be arranged.



Other activities include:

* Visits to the Owen Falls, Sezibwa Falls and Bujagali Falls on the Nile

* Visits to Entebbe, which offers a range of hotels, a popular beach and numerous boating excursions.

* The Namugongo Martyrs' Shrine, the site where in 1886 twenty newly converted Christians were burnt alive by Kabaka Mwanga II whose order to ‘renounce the white man's religion' they had disobeyed
* The Uganda Wildlife Centre, a small collection of buffalo, zebra, chimpanzees, monkeys, lion antelopes, crocodiles and hyenas plus numerous birds, the centre is also in Entebbe
Entebbe Botanical Gardens, these 2.6 sq km gardens were founded in 1898 and offer a wide selection of exotic flora, small mammals, monkeys and excellent bird-spotting

* Visits to Jinja, the source of the Nile. Uganda's second largest city, Jinja lies 80km from Kampala and offers numerous leisure options (to include white-water rafting and bungy jumping on the Nile) a yacht club and the renowned Jinja Golf Course
* The Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. The Mabira Forest, a virgin tract of indigenous forest, which offers hundreds of butterflies, 300 bird species, guided walks and the chance of seeing both red-tailed and black-and-white colobus monkeys

* The Kampala City Tour, a comprehensive tour of this bustling city that also takes in the African Craft Village and the National Museum


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What to see and do beyond Kampala
The ‘Land of Lakes'

25 per cent of Uganda's entire surface is covered by a glittering skein of lakes and rivers, earning her the title ‘The Land of Lakes'. As to scenery, Uganda has been dubbed ‘The Switzerland of Africa' thanks to its impressive mountain ranges, which include the legendary ‘Mountains of the Moon', the snow-capped Ruwenzori's, and the enormous and immeasurably ancient Mount Elgon which, at 4,324 metres is all that remains of a massive volcano, now extinct, which forms the boundary between Uganda and Kenya.

The National Parks and Reserves

The National Parks of Uganda (11, 023 sq km) have been set aside as wildlife and botanical sanctuaries. There are 10 National Parks and a number of game reserves.


The main national parks are; Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, Kidepo Valley, Lake Mburo, Mgahinga Gorilla, Mount Elgon, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Ruwenzori, and Semuliki.

Fauna and Avifauna

Uganda offers 50 large mammal species all members of the ‘Big Five' (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhinoceros) and she is particularly famous for her primates - especially the mountain gorillas (western lowland, eastern lowland and mountain).


There are also 1000 species of birds and 300 species of butterfly.

National Museums and Historical Sites

The Uganda National Museum, Kampala; Bigo Bya Mugenyi, Kabaka Mwanga's Lake, The Kakoro Rock Paintings, Kamukazi, The Kasubi Tombs, Masaka Hill, The Mparo Tombs, Mubende Hill, he Munsa Earthworks, The Namugongo Shrine, The Nkokonjeru Tomb, Ntusi, Numagabwe Cave, The Nyero Rock Paintings.



Booking & Reservations for Kampala Serena Hotel situated in Central Kampala, 40 Kilometres from Entebbe International Airport - Uganda

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871

Mobile : + 254-721242711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com








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