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

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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