Acactus Hotel is situated in the heart of Kampala City and provides its visitor with a unique and historic experience unlike any other. Our historic roots run deep into the 20th century. Our main goal is to make you feel as if this is a home away from home. We also Endeavour to bring our guests closer to the authentic Kampala, so we will always entice you to venture off the touristy route and enjoy more of the local gems. The hotel is ideally located for exploring Kampala on foot, with vibrant Long Street a stone’s throw away and the V&A Waterfront and Kampala within easy walking distance as well direct access to the business precinct, shopping and fine dining.
All our staff are trained to give the utmost to our guests, and the team works as a big family – just right for our home-from-home ambience. Our hotel has just completed sensitive renovations that compliment the natural heritage of the building and bringing in the green alternatives. Renovations were done in keeping with the history and heritage of the hotel yet reflects the Kampala, Uganda and its dynamic culture. It is important that we portray an atmosphere of young meets old and Colonial meets Africa without factor. As one wanders down the passages where time once stood still, your attention is drawn to the art and décor. Walls are adorned with a mix of historical pictures of makindye and Kampala as well as creative pieces from local artist. Famous residents designer Heath Nash has added a new dimension to light through his artistic lighting concepts using recycled materials that are to be found throughout the hotel, While we spare no effort or detail in providing a unique hospitality experience, the environment is also very important to us, and we do all we can to recycle and preserve our natural resources. At the hotel there are only solar geysers, the cleaning is done with organic cloths and our soaps are all organic. Social responsibility is also close to our heart, which is why we have associated ourselves.