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Tourist Hotel

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Superior Double Room | In-room safe, rollaway beds, Internet
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served, international cuisine
Hair dryer

Overview of Tourist Hotel

Tourist Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Kampala with outdoor pool and restaurant

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Plot 9, Market Street, Kampala, 7036
Main amenities
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Wedding services
For families
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Free self parking

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Kampala

Getting around

  • Entebbe Intl. Airport (EBB) - 40 min drive
  • Airport shuttle


  • Cafe Javas Boulevard - 4 min walk
  • Karveli Bakery and More - 10 min walk
  • Grand Imperial Hotel - 8 min walk
  • Lions Club - 13 min walk
  • Fang Fang Restaurant, Communications House - 9 min walk

About this property

Tourist Hotel

A great choice for a stay in Kampala, Tourist Hotel features an airport shuttle. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at The Grill, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights include a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a sauna.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 70 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 11 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Wedding services


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Banquet hall

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)


  • In-room safe

Special features


The Grill - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for UGX 25400 per night


<p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

Hotel Tourist
Tourist Hotel
Tourist Hotel Kampala
Tourist Kampala
Tourist Hotel Hotel
Tourist Hotel Kampala
Tourist Hotel Hotel Kampala

Frequently asked questions

Does Tourist Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Tourist Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at Tourist Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Is parking offered on site at Tourist Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Tourist Hotel?
You can check in starting at 11 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Tourist Hotel and nearby?
Tourist Hotel has an outdoor pool and a sauna, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Tourist Hotel?
Yes, The Grill offers international cuisine.
What's the area around Tourist Hotel like?
Tourist Hotel is in the heart of Kampala, a short 18-minute walk from Embassy of Sweden and 9 minutes' walk from Owino Market/Kampala.






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


2/10 Poor

Poor service for a good location
The hôtel was in construction and no communication with the management
Verified guest review

2/10 Poor

Hotel closed.
The hotel was closed for renovation when I arrived. This caused me considerable stress. Eventually I found out the the Speke Hotel was owned by the same company and they gave me accommodation. PLEASE remove the Tourist Hotel from your list until it is open again.
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

One of the most god aweful hotels ive ever stayed
It was terrible! Terrible! The bed was just a matress, the room was more like a shed house, there was virtualy no windows. It smelled, the next day i ran for my health! Do not stay here unless your wanted by the FBI or any government agency !
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Wildlife in Africa
Confusion on arrival as confirmation had been received from another agency not So0rted out without difficulty.Staff very helpful.Room left much to be desired and eventually the bed bugs won and I was moved.
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2/10 Poor

All that glitter is not gold.
The advert on the net are far from reality. The rooms are so small that you cannot even stretch yourself. No air con. No hot water in the bathroom in day time. during night it is just lukewarm. So Called white Towel had become pale and treads were showing out. The palce is just next to the vegetable market where one cannot sleep the whole night due to the noise. The plumming work is of the most inferior quality even the toilet sheet had crack. Other facilities like sauna, steam, gym are a total lie. On enquiry about these facilities it was told that one can utilize these facilities in other sister concern called Dolfin suits which takes almost 30 mins drive by taxy and 30000 UGX. Over all the stay was anti climax.
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4/10 Fair

Not a star Hotel just a Lodge!
Its located middle of a very busy market in Kampala City and too much traffic. Needs to take care your mobile, cash etc. my friend in uganda shifted us to another hotel in very next day. you will get lot of other hotels cheaper and far better than this but do not have online booking it seems // other than that its okay.
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4/10 Fair

Take care of your stuff
My client in Uganda insisted and canceled my booking in tourist hotel. He said theft is a regular event here, your stuff is not safe here, he changed my hotel and paid my cancellation fee, he was that scared.
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Hotel in a crowded noisy viccinity.
The hotel management was very rude and lacked any bit of courtesy. Incosiderate and Shylock. I had to check out on 2nd day to another hotel where I enjoyed great customer service & exquisite facilities.
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Poorly managed with no focus on customer care.
Arrived at 5.30 am from airport and manager charged me full rate instead of half rate , I insisted on refund. Food was poor and there was no hot water supplied. Room was drab. On 2 occasions , manager said there was no change available and they would owe me - I stood my ground and surprise surprise change was provided. I could not wait to get out - I moved to another hotel even though I had already paid to stay in TH for the same night. Even then , they said they had undercharged me $5 for the night I did not stay and security at door held me up until I paid. Staff tried but were the victims of very poor management / ownership. You get what you pay for - you get even less with this hotel.
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Very average hotel just ok for broke student
Hotel was ok, I was broke. So not much choice. Not my best hotel neither my worst. If you are broke or low budget, perfect hotel for you. Its downtown easy access to everything. But it is also opposite to a market.
Verified Expedia guest review