Speke Resort & Conference Centre

Address: Plot 94, 411 & 412, Wavamunno Road, Salama Parish, Kampala, Uganda | Resort
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This resort is located on Plot 94, 411 & 412, Wavamunno Road, Salama Parish, Kampala.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSpeke Resort & Conference Centre Kampala

Reviewed by travellerdbn

An unexpected find in the middle of Uganda

Reviewed Jul 6, 2013
by (4 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

Speke Resort is everything younxhould expect in a world class resort . This was a reallynpleasantnarrival after running the 40km gauntlet of peak traffic at 8:00pm on a Saturday evening. Businesses run and the streets are busy from 8:00am to midnight every day - or so said our enterprising driver.

The Routes Africa Summit would prove to be challenging though and with the beckoning shores Lake Victoria clearly visible from my breakfast table, I would come no closer exploring the much-beckoning vaunted beauty of Uganda and it's famous gorilla and chimpanzees.

Four days later, I departed before dawn for the famous Entebbe Airport and my trip back to South Africa. My most memorable anecdote: that Idi Amin had decimated the rhinompopulation to extinction in replenishing his diminishing coffers.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

TripAdvisor Reviews Speke Resort & Conference Centre Kampala

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Travel Blogs from Kampala

Saturday in Kampals

A travel blog entry by petergregson on May 30, 2015

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This morning we were due to meet John and Sarah for breakfast but in the end the plan was changed so we sortsd out the remaining presents and talked with Michelle and Anita who had arrived from the U.S. last night. Ibra went to wash the minibus as it had got so dirty, inside and out, yesterday in the heavy rain. We left about 11.45 and stopped ...

Samaritan's Purse

A travel blog entry by ambrosetravel on May 11, 2015

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... in. The scale which Samaritan's operates here in Uganda is immense! Samaritan's Purse strives to complete projects and fix issues within three years project intervals. Samaritan's has a large focus on children and works primarily through churches, usually the goal is to strengthen local churches to act on behalf of Samaritan's and eventually take over projects.

Around 11 we arrived at a 50 member women's savings group. Aptly named Victory group! ...

Day 2 - Playing, painting and performing

A travel blog entry by weightmans on May 04, 2015

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... and Simon it was an adults only painting room since they were leaving wet paintbrushes on the bed and floor! This was despite Junior claiming he was their manager! Over in the cream room, with an orange feature wall was Rebecca C with her dress tucked in her knickers, Fran and Linda. The kids got a bit happy with the paint brush in here, they painted the light switch, the door lock, frame, so much that the door was sticking when closing it! Hayley was ...

Farewell Uganda

A travel blog entry by iainrach on Dec 10, 2014

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... discover that it was a van full of ice! It was the strangest thing to see, in 30 degree heat! TIA. Aside from all the fun, we have actually done a few useful thing too... Rach has struggled through UK job applications using the rather slow internet, and has been continuing to work at hospice. There've been some really happy occasions, like the patients' Christmas party, and some rather sadder ones. Often the scale of the problems that patients have can be slightly ...

Day 55: journey of death

A travel blog entry by tautological on Sep 27, 2014

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... campsite where the local children wanted a dance off so I had to bring it. It was brought. Game over. Zoe: an early start today for a very long drive. We left at 6am and didn't get into camp until 6pm. We made our way through Kampala, which as it turns out has terrible terrible traffic. Crazy days. We stopped for food shopping and then the highlight of the day was stopping at the equator for some ...

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