Grand Imperial Hotel

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Grand Imperial Hotel
Grand Imperial Hotel is located in Uganda
Grand Imperial Hotel
Location within Uganda
General information
Location Speke Road, Kampala, Uganda
Coordinates 00°18′54″N 32°34′51″E / 0.31500°N 32.58083°E / 0.31500; 32.58083
Other information
Number of rooms 103
Website
Homepage

The Grand Imperial Hotel is a hotel in Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.

Location[edit]

The hotel is located on Speke Road, on Nakasero Hill, in the heart of Kampala's central business district. Adjacent landmarks include the East African Development Bank, the Bank of Uganda, the Kampala Sheraton Hotel, and the Ugandan headquarters of Standard Chartered Bank. The coordinates of the hotel are 0°18'54.0"N, 32°34'51.0"E (Latitude:0.315000; Longitude:32.580883).[1]

Overview[edit]

It was one of the first hotels to be built in colonial Uganda in the early 20th century. It has 103 guest rooms, a swimming pool, two restaurants, two bars, a shopping arcade, and a gymnasium.[2]

News[edit]

On 11 June 2014, following the collapse of the floor in Didi's Dining Room, the Kampala Capital City Authority sealed a section of the hotel while the collapse was being investigated.[3][4]

Ownership[edit]

The hotel is a member of the Imperial Hotels Group, which has three hotels in Kampala and three in Entebbe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. "Location of Grand Imperial Hotel At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ UHOA. "Kampala Hotels: Grand Imperial Hotel". Uganda Hotel Owners' Association (UHOA). Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Okuda, Ivan (11 June 2014). "Section of Grand Imperial Hotel Collapses". Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Mukisa, Farahani (10 June 2014). "One Arrested As KCCA Closes Grand Imperial Hotel". Daily Daily. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°18′54″N 32°34′52″E / 0.31500°N 32.58111°E / 0.31500; 32.58111