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Hotel Africana

Hotel Africana
General information
Location 2-4 Wampewo Avenue,
Kololo, Kampala
 Uganda
Coordinates

00°19′12″N 32°35′39″E / 0.32000°N 32.59417°E / 0.32000; 32.59417

Opening 1997[1]
Owner BMK Group of Companies
Management BMK Group
Technical details
Floor count 12
Other information
Number of rooms 233[2]
Number of suites 5
Number of restaurants 2
Website
Homepage

Hotel Africana is a hotel in Kampala, Uganda's capital city and largest metropolitan area.

Location

The hotel is located on Wampewo Avenue, on Kololo Hill, adjacent to Garden City Mall in Kampala's central business district. The coordinates of Hotel Africana are:00 19 12N, 32 35 39E (Latitude:0.3200; Longitude:32.5940).

Overview

Starting as a single block of about 40 rooms in 1997, Hotel Africana has expanded over the years to a hotel complex with a room count in excess of 230, an outdoor swimming pool, manicures gardens and a conference complex that seats in excess of 3,500 delegates.[3] The hotel is the focal business of the BMK Group of Companies founded by the Group Managing Director, Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige.[4] As of November 2007, the hotel employed more than 300 people.[5]

Ownership

The hotel is a member of the BMK Group of companies (BMK Group), which includes business interests in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia and the People's Republic of China. Group assets include companies that lease construction equipment in Uganda and Rwanda and foreign exchange bureaus in Uganda.[6]

External links

  • Profile at Southtravels.com
  • Profile at Travelhemispheres.com
  • Hotel Africana Homepage

See also

References

Coordinates: 00°19′12″N 32°35′39″E / 0.32000°N 32.59417°E / 0.32000; 32.59417

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