The historical journey of Sheraton Kampala hotel – Uganda safari news
Sheraton Kampala Hotel is one of the remarkable oldest five star hotels offering accommodation to the up-class travelers in Uganda including those on Uganda safaris and tours.
Operating in Uganda for the last fifty (50) years following its opening on October 8th 1967, Sheraton Kampala Hotel has experienced several managing company operators up to the present day Constellation Hotels & Resorts which runs it under franchise of Sheraton. This upmarket facility popular among the affluent business travelers and the Uganda tour undertakers was first named Apollo Hotel generating the name from Dr. Apollo Milton Obote the then Prime Minister of Uganda and later became Kampala International Hotel following the overthrow of Obote by Amin before it was renamed back to its former name after the fall of Amin in 1979.
At the launch of the Kampala Sheraton Hotel Golden Jubilee celebrations, the General Manager Jean – Philippe Bittencourt applauded the facility for making it through all these years and disclosed its interest in capitalising on its experience strength to be the leader of innovations and memorable service delivery to the guests including those on holiday safaris in Uganda.
In a bid to commemorate the Jubilee year, Sheraton Kampala Hotel came up with various activities including Art exhibitions, Vintage Car show, Food & Cultural Festivals, Special days’ celebrations including Christmas, Easter, Eid Al Fitr among others and the helm of these jubilations will be in October and will be officiated by H.E The President of the Republic of Uganda.
This historical hotel features a total of 236 rooms categorized as Executive rooms, Club rooms and Diplomatic Suites and enjoys a wide range amenities including conference centers, swimming pool, wedding venues including the lush extensive gardens, lounge, bars and restaurants among others.