Hotel Acacia City is ideally located in one of Kampala’s safest and most well-developed neighborhoods – Kisementi. While our premises offer  tranquility and exclusivity for a good rest, the surroundings offer a wide range of restaurants, internet cafes, supermarkets and bars in walking distance. Here are some recommendations:

Acacia Mall – Kampala’s most recent and most exciting shopping mall with a host of facilities ranging from restaurants, supermarket, shops, banks, forex bureau, cinema and beauty spa is located just opposite Hotel Acacia City.

ATM/Visa – several banks operate ATMs including visa services close to the Hotel.

British High Commission – for those applying for visas or other formalities, Hotel Acacia City is located a 5 min walk away from the Embassy.

Internet cafes are available within walking distance that also offer services such as scanning and printing (3 min walking distance).

Medical services – Kololo Hospital and several other medical service providers are located within walking distance from the hotel.

Mobile phone credit and SIM cards for a variety of service providers can be purchased in many outlets near the Hotel.

Public transport – commuter taxis into Kampala (10 min drive) and towards the suburbs Ntinda/Bukoto can be accessed within 50m of the Hotel. Boda bodas (motorcycle taxis) can be found in the same spot at any time of the day (and night!).

Food & Drink

The area around Acacia Avenue and Kisementi offers a wide range of restaurants and bars. The area is considered secure allowing you to explore it both during the day and at night.

Some recommendations:

Yasigi Beer Garden – offers Kampala’s best (and only) draft beer. To get there, board a boda boda (motorcycle taxi) or take a walk from the hotel (10 min).

Khana Kazana Indian Restaurant – while not a budget restaurant, it does offer the best Indian food in Kampala (5 min by boda boda or 10 min by foot).


Kabira Country Club offers a great swimming pool to while away one of the many sunny days in Kampala (10 min by boda boda, commuter taxi or special hire taxi located in Bukoto).

Speke Resort Munyonyo offers ideal facilities to enjoy the breeze on the shore of Lake Victoria, take a swim in its Olympic-sized swimming pool or enjoy one of Kampala’s leafy suburbs on horse back. To get there, take a special hire taxi to Munyonyo (30 min).

Bahai Temple – to enjoy tranquility and a great view over the hills of Kampala, take a boda boda to the suburb of Kisaasi, Ntinda (20 min).