Dolphin Suites: Kampala’s exotic and affordable hotel - Daily Post Uganda

Dolphin Suites: Kampala’s exotic and affordable hotel

Kampala, Uganda’s capital city has good hotels but if you are looking for an exotic hotel with a serene, quiet and green environment, then you make no mistake if you choose Dolphin Suites. The Daily Post team took an in-depth review of services offered at this hotel.

Located on Princess Anne Drive in Bugolobi, just 5 kilometres from the city centre, the hotel is 35 kilometres from Entebbe International Airport, Uganda’s major gateway.

Dolphin Suites, which offers luxurious rooms with individual balconies and a swimming pool, overlooks the hilly Bugolobi suburb, one of the high-end places in Kampala that is characterised with the presence of Uganda’s middle class.

The affordable hotel not only offers an exotic setting and the best amenities, but while there a guest can also breathe in the coolest air from Lake Victoria, which is not far away. The quietness of the environment implies one can pick up a book to read or plan for any project in a conducive atmosphere.

A combination of services powered by a dedicated, trained and motivated staff will make your stay comfortable here, leaving you feeling home-away-from-home. Members, residents and guests can also take time out to relax and de-stress with a little pampering from the ever-caring staff, dressed smartly in uniforms.

The hotel offers an array of beauty and relaxation treatments for guests to enjoy—from a massage to ease any worries, to a relaxing facial or an invigorating body exfoliation treatment.

The hotel also has an excellent bar, restaurant and outstanding banqueting facilities where one may relax, meet friends or even discuss business ideas.

When at this hotel, visitors can also keep their bodies active in the gym or swimming pool. There is also steam and sauna services. The amenities are spacious and kept clean with a dedicated team of staff at your service.

Here people of all ages and different fitness levels are catered for, whether extremely athletic or just need a little exercise. A team of professional trainers who are always alert to take you through your routine workouts, guiding you every step of the way, as well as ensuring you are not harmed. But don’t forget that massage mentioned earlier is also available.

The well-kept spacious gardens at the hotel are suitable for occasions like weddings, introductions, corporate parties, media events, graduation parties and cocktail dinners as well as retreats and team building activities.

Take a break from your to-do list and let us help with the details. At Dolphin Suites, we will work with you to coordinate your entire event, whether you are reserving a conference room or planning a wedding.

The well-equipped spacious halls at the hotel are ever ready for conferences, meetings and workshops. The hotel provides public address systems, including projectors, microphones, with a standby generator just in case power goes off. There is also We  computer stations with internet, email and fax facilities, together with photocopying services.

Airport shuttle buses, executive car hire services and 4×4 safari car hire can be organised. The hotel’s hospitality desk at the airport will welcome you and take care of all your transport to the hotel.

Security at this hotel is manned 24/7 just to protect visitors and their properties like vehicles parked in ample area. The security here comprises men and CCTVs. The location of the hotel itself scares the would-be petty thieves and fraudsters.

The hotel provides services in form of accommodation that goes hand-in-hand with room service, restaurant and dining, laundry and housekeeping.

In as far as dining is concerned; the guests have the pleasure to sit at the restaurant or in the garden area.

The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a breakfast buffet, featuring ‘made-to-order eggs’ of the guest’s choice. And as is custom, the guest will also find a delicious selection of hearty or light fare for lunch and dinner!

The restaurant is multi-cuisine and serves famous and mouth-watering local, continental and authentic Indian dishes and instantenous charcoal grilled ‘Muchomo’. The hotel also serves world-class drinks and cocktails as per the guests’ liking.


The hotel has both Single Deluxe Rooms and Double Twin Deluxe rooms. Single Deluxe Rooms feature a king size bed,  made with premium linens and feature exquisite duvets for absolute comfort.

All the beds are fitted with mosquito nets and are in large spacious rooms with added special touches. So you wont catch malaria while here. The guest also enjoys the spacious balcony overlooking the hillside of Bugolobi and the view of the city of Kampala, a particular sight not miss at night.

The hotel’s Double/Twin Deluxe rooms feature two single beds in a large spacious area. The rooms feature high ceilings with beautiful lights and well-designed beds. All the beds are made with premium linens and feature exquisite duvets for your supreme comfort. Equipped with modern guest amenities, these rooms are an ideal choice for the discerning business traveler.

Booking  for services at Dolphin Suites can be done online, saving time for clients to do other things. Clients can also use Visa, Mastercard, MTN Mobile Money, Airtel Mobile Money, e-wallet pesapal, to pay up.

Dolphin Suites is part of The Ruparelia Group of Companies, which includes other hotels like Kabira Country Club in the leafy Bukoto suburb.

Contact Information:

Tel:       +256 414 505 652

Mobile: +256 752 711 277

Fax:      +256 414 505 653

P.O. Box 7036


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