Sheraton Hotel in Kampala Uganda

sheraton-hotel-kampalaKampala Sheraton Hotel is found in Kampala the Capital City of Uganda and it lies on the south western slopes of Nakasero Hill. The hotel was built in 1967 and named Apollo Hotel the name of the ruling Prime Minister by then that was Apollo Milton Obote and after he was over thrown Idi Amin took over in 1971 and renamed the hotel Kampala International Hotel.

After he was overthrown, the hotel was retained its name Apollo Hotel. In 1986 the National Resistance Army that is NRM came to power and this liberalized the Economy leaving the hotel out of the hands of the government. Investors were then given permission from the Sheraton Hotels and Resorts to use the name Sheraton and this is where the hotel derived its name. From then the hotel was renovated and now providing good facilities to tourists while on their Uganda safaris.

The hotel is located near Uganda National Museum, Gaddafi Mosque, Kibuli Mosque, Kabaka’s Palace and Makerere University. The hotel has 236 guest rooms with air conditioners, flat screen TVs, wireless internet access, en suite bathrooms and bath tubs, slippers, hair driers, all day house keepers, and complimentary bottled water. The hotel has a spa, steam room, tennis court, swimming pool, business Centre, car service area is near, 2 bars, restaurant, lounge, coffee shop, dining area, meeting rooms, children’s pool, wedding services, nice gardens, secure car parking, safe security, airport shuttle, buffet, golf course, fitness Centre, live music at Lion Bar, Barbeque Brunch, kids play ground, Wheelchair services, Kitchenette and so many others.