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Welcome to HBT Russell Hotel

HBT Russel Hotel offers 60 rooms with modern and classic amenities like free internet access, hair dryers, and telephones, located in the center of Kampala.

About HBT Russel Hotel Kampala

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Located in Kampala, 300 metres from the Independence Monument, the Russel Hotel Kampala features air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi. It also offers free parking. 

Russell Hotel Kampala offers air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi. Free private parking is available on site and the property is 300 metres from the Independence Monument.

In each room at the HBT Russel Hotel, you will find a satellite LCD TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Bathrobes and slippers are complimentary. 

Café Russell offers special diet options upon request as well as buffet and à la carte options. There is an on-site bar where both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available. You will find a 24-hour front desk at this property. 

With its elegantly sophisticated style, the newly opened HBT Russel Hotel Kampala is a member of the Uganda Hotel Owner’s Association. The area is popular for golfing, and Entebbe Airport is just 34 km away.

Hotel Location

Rooms available at HBT Russel Hotel kampala

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In a friendly hotel with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, and a gym, guests enjoy free breakfast and evening meals.

Budget Double or Twin Room

  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds

Standard Double Room

  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 queen bed

Superior Double Room

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  • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed

Deluxe Room

  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 queen bed

Hotel Facilities and Amenities

There is a 24-hour front desk at HBT Russel Hotel Kampala and an airport shuttle is available for a fee.

  • Accessible by elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Carpeting
  • Closet
  • Clothes rack
  • Desk
  • Executive lounge access
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Individual air conditioning
  • In-room safe box
  • Laptop safe box
  • Linens
  • Mosquito net
  • Private bathroom
  • Safety/security feature
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detector
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble flooring
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Walk-in shower
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Smoking area
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast in room
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Casino
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Massage
  • On-site entertainment
  • Spa
  • Tours

Food and Dining 

In the on-site restaurant called Cafe Russell, guests can order special diet meals or buffet and à la carte dishes. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are served in the bar.

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Nearby Attractions

  • Independence Monument – 300 m
  •  Entebbe Airport – 34 km

Reasons to Stay at HBT Russel Hotel Kampala

  1. The HBT Russell Hotel offers car rental and golf is popular in the area.
  2. All areas of the HBT Russell Hotel are equipped with free WiFi.
  3. Private parking is available on site (reservations are needed).
  4. Your safety is the top priority of this property, so they have taken extra health and hygiene measures.

Property Policies

  • You will need to pay separately for cots and extra beds. They cost US$10 per child, per night, and are not included in the total price.
  • In most cases, extra beds and cots are allowed depending on the option you choose. Please inquire with the hotel management for further details.
  • The availability of extra beds and cots is subject to change.
  • At HBT Russel Hotel, pets are not allowed. Check-in is not subject to an age requirement.
  • All major credit cards are accepted at Russell Hotel, and a temporary hold may be placed prior to your arrival.

Frequently Asked Questions

HBT Russel Hotel costs how much per night?

Russell Hotel’s prices may differ depending on your stay (i.e. the dates you choose, the hotel’s policies, etc.). Contact the hotel for more information.

When can I check in and out at the HBT Russel Hotel?

Guests can check in between 2 PM and midnight. For early check-in (subject to availability), there is a USD 30 fee.

Is the HBT Russel Hotel close to the city center?

There are 0.4 miles between the center of Kampala and the property.

HBT Russel Hotel offers what amenities?

An on-site restaurant is among the most popular amenities. Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast are also provided.

Russell Hotel serves what kind of breakfast?

The on-site Cafe Russell offers guests a highly-rated breakfast during their stay at Russell Hotel. Breakfast options include:

  • Continental
  • Full English/Irish
At Russell Hotel, what types of rooms are available?

There are two types of rooms available at Russell Hotel: Double and Twin/Double.

Is there parking available at Russell Hotel?

There is a free car park near Russell Hotel for guests who wish to drive their own cars. If you’re looking for easy transportation around Kampala, the hotel can arrange car rentals for you.

Is the Russell Hotel a smoke-free hotel?

There are some areas of the Russell Hotel where smoking is permitted, but it is not 100% smoke-free.

Is there anything to do at Russell Hotel?

At Russell Hotel, you can enjoy the following activities / services (charges may apply):

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Massage
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Casino
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Fitness
  • Walking tours
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Personal trainer
  • Massage chair
  • Movie nights
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours
  • Fitness classes