First prestigious Hilton Hotel opens in Kampala

The Hilton Hotel Corporation a world renowned leader in the hospitality industry recently opened its first hotel in Uganda. Through its award winning midscale hospitality brand Hilton Garden Inn, they have opened their first hotel in Uganda based in the outskirts of the capital city Kampala’s central business district in the Kamwokya suburb.

Located strategically on Kira road directly opposite the British High Commission and a stone throw away from UNHCR’s offices, it is in the vicinity of a number of key embassies and important national offices as well.

This provides a convenient base from which you can tour some of the key attractions around Kampala city that include the Uganda museum which is the oldest and largest in the country, the independence park and monument plus a number of top end malls including Acacia mall, garden city and the Uganda golf club.

Hilton Garden Inn Kampala’s General Manager Sanjeev Tiwari said he is delighted to be opening the first hotel under the Hilton portfolio in Kampala. “We are not only introducing a household global brand to the market but a first class hotel with world class accommodation that will deliver a fresh and affordable experience for both business and leisure visitors to the city as well” he said.

The hotel has a number of outstanding features according to Sanjeev and these include travel on the go with a business and fitness centre alongside 24 hour dining options. It offers digital check in and key via the Hilton Honours app with 96 contemporary guest rooms that all come with HDTVs, complimentary wifi, mini fridges and tea, coffee making facilities plus a full international breakfast served daily.

It also boasts a garden grill and bar that serves international dishes, a garden café and lounge offering informal meeting space and freshly brewed Ugandan coffee. ‘The shop’ which is a 24 hour snack and convenience store, a 24/7 fitness centre and swimming pool, ample meeting space plus a large 150sqm banquet hall perfect for receptions and other functions are some of the other amenities offered.

Hilton Garden Inn is the one of the world’s most successful midscale hospitality brands with more than 820 properties across 42 countries worldwide. It offers busy modern travelers quality accommodation at affordable prices to make their stay better. The award winning brand promises to make each guest’s stay better and brighter as a recognized F&B leader featuring cooked to order breakfast and handcrafted cocktails.

The entire experience comes with added access to instant benefits for members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn visit hgi.com or www.newsroom.hilton.com/hgi and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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