In 2014, a US firm Marriott Group undertook Protea Hotel management and the entire Protea’s staff, who numbered around 15,000 members. The Nasdaq-listed Marriott Group has 3,900 properties around the world and is worth around US$15.5b (sh6150trillion).
was previously owned by Ugandan tycoon Bitature, one of Uganda’s business
moguls and it later alone launched several branches in Uganda which included Kampala
Protea Hotel, located in Kololo, Kampala; the Entebbe Protea Hotel, adjacent to
Entebbe International Airport and the Mbale Protea Hotel, near Mt Elgon,
located in Mbale district and also Protea hotel located in Hoima in the Western
Ugandan town of Hoima, in the oil-rich Albertine Graben.
Based in South Africa, Protea manages 116 hotels in eight African countries namely Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Malawi and Tanzania.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala is in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of The Acacia Mall and British High Commission. This 4-star hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Uganda National Museum and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Mulago Hospital with the 70 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies. Plasma televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Protea hotel also offers recreation opportunities at all their branches such as a 24-hour health club, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services, 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.
This hotel also features babysitting/childcare (surcharge), wedding services, and a television in a common area.
When at Protea hotel, you can easily satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.
Visit any branch of Protea hotel in and out Kampala to access the best services, best customer care services and several others.
Find them at Elgon Terrace, 9421, John Babiha (Acacia) Avenue, Kampala. Contact them on 0312550000 or visit them anytime.
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