Kampala Protea Hotel

The Kampala Protea Hotel is a hotel in Kampala, Uganda.

Kampala Protea Hotel
General information
Location4 Elgon Terrace
Kololo, Kampala
Coordinates00°19′43″N 32°35′16″E / 0.32861°N 32.58778°E / 0.32861; 32.58778
OwnerPatrick Bitature
ManagementSimba Group of Companies
Other information
Number of rooms59
Number of suites11
Number of restaurants1


The hotel is located on Elgon Terrace, off of Acacia Avenue, on Kololo Hill, in the Kampala Central Division.


The establishment, founded in 2007, is a member of the South-African based Protea Hotels Group, owned by the Marriott Hotels chain. In December 2014, the hotel won the award of "Best Luxury City Business Hotel in Uganda" in the World Luxury Hotel Awards contest that year.[1] It had won a similar award in 2013.[2]

According to the Uganda Tourism Board, it is a 4-star hotel.[3]


The hotel is a member of the Simba Group of Companies, owned by Ugandan entrepreneur Patrick Bitature, whose business interests span leisure and travel.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Tentena, Paul (22 December 2014). "Protea Kampala Given Prestigious Award". East African Business Week. Kampala. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Protea Hotel Kampala Named Best Luxury City Hotel In Africa". Bizcommunity.com. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  3. ^ Barigaba, Julius (4 July 2015). "Hotels In Kampala Get Classified, Seven Years On". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  4. ^ Odyek, John (23 January 2014). "US Hotel Giant, Marriott, Takes Over Protea Hotel Group". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 4 July 2015.

Coordinates: 00°19′43″N 32°35′16″E / 0.32861°N 32.58778°E / 0.32861; 32.58778