Kampala Speke Hotel

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Kampala Speke Hotel
General information
Location 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Coordinates 00°18′55″N 32°34′58″E / 0.31528°N 32.58278°E / 0.31528; 32.58278
Opening 1925
Owner Ruparelia Group
Management Ruparelia Group
Other information
Number of rooms 50
Number of restaurants 4

Kampala Speke Hotel is a hotel in Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.


The hotel is located in the heart of Kampala, at 7-9 Nile Avenue, on Nakasero Hill, close to the Grand Imperial Hotel and the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. This location is close to banks, shopping arcades and offices, in the middle of Kampala's central business district. The coordinates of Kampala Speke Hotel are:0°18'55.0"N, 32°34'58.0"E (Latitude:0.315278; Longitude:32.582778).[1]


Speke Hotel is named after John Hanning Speke, the first European to lay his eyes on the Source of the Nile. It is one of the oldest hotels in Uganda, built in the 1920s. Over the years, despite numerous renovations and upgrades, Speke Hotel has retained its colonial ambiance. The hotel has fifty en-suite rooms, several themed restaurants (including Italian and Indian) and a cocktail bar.[2]


The hotel is a member of the Ruparelia Group, which includes four other hotels in Kampala. As of July 2014, the hotels of the Ruparelia Group include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Google, . "Location of Kampala Speke Hotel At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ UHOA, . "Kampala Hotels: Speke Hotel". Uganda Hotel Owners' Association (UHOA). Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°18′55″N 32°34′58″E / 0.31528°N 32.58278°E / 0.31528; 32.58278