East Africa’s Outstanding Top City Hotels

East Africa is a vibrant tourist region with exciting urban destinations to explore and beautiful city hotels offering great hospitality services. The region though most famous for wildlife safaris, cities bring the tourist experiences to a new perspective.

The major East African cities include Kampala Uganda’s capital, Nairobi Kenya’s capital, Kigali Rwanda’s Capital and Dodoma Tanzania’s capital. Since we feature eastern Democratic Republic of Congo a lot, we will consider Goma the eastern city of DRC. There also important and historical cities in East Africa like Mombasa in Kenya and Dar-es-salaam in Tanzania.

While in East African Cities you can visit museums, local markets, attend festivals or local concerts among others. All these are supplemented with Meals and relaxation at the unmissable city hotels. Lets explore some of the outstanding hotels in the different cities in East Africa.

Raddison Blue Hotel is located in the Heart of Kigali a few minutes drive from Kigali International Airport. The Hotel has a total of 291 rooms that are spacious and fully furnished with all what can need.

The Hotel has 6 floors with 18 meeting rooms having a capacity of Holding 3,677 people. Each meeting room has all the necessary facilities including A-V Equipment, Internet Access among others.

Other general outstanding services offered include currency exchange, room service, hair stylist, Wireless internet, Child care, rollaway beds among others. The area is very safe with ample onsite parking space and tight security.

The restaurants at the Hotel prepare both local and international cuisines that you can enjoy with great views of Kigali. You can as well relax in the indoor or outdoor pool or head to the gym for working out. The hotel also offers massage with an outdoor tennis court and golf course where you can play some games. This is no doubt among the best East African city hotels and a great place to visit while in Rwanda.

Raddison Blue & Convention Center Kigali City Hotels
Raddison Blue & Convention Center Kigali. Courtesy Photo

Kampala Serena hotel is fully immersed in nature surrounded by beautiful green water gardens. This is Kampala’s 5 star luxury Hotel strategically located in the city center the providing the best stop over.

The Hotel has different luxury room categories from Deluxe and executive rooms to Suites. These are all very spacious with Balconies some directly overlooking part of Kampala and with clean en-suite bathrooms and toilets.

The Royal suite is most outstanding with Two bed rooms, a walk in closet in the master bedroom, Private balcony, work desk, a beautiful living room, dining, Kitchenette and a visitors bathroom. The walls are decorated with paintings from one of Africa’s pieces showing the Ugandan Culture.

Kampala Serena has over 4 restaurants where you can enjoy all your meals with beautiful scenic views of the gardens. They also offer room service incase you prefer to have you meals at the comfort of your bed. The Hotel has a swimming pool where you can swim and sun bathe the sun of the Pearl of Africa. Kampala Serena is the finest of all Kampala city hotels and a Must Visit.

Kampala Serena Hotel. City Hotels
Kampala Serena Hotel Uganda. Photo by Kampala Serena

This Five star Hotel is the oldest having been started in 1902 as the first luxury Hotel in Nairobi city. This Hotel is very historic and the best place to be if you are interested in Magical Kenya’s History.

Sarova Stanley Hotel has hosted Kenya’s and world’s re-known leaders, celebrities and all kinds of VVIP’s. It has well spacious rooms with Large windows offering great views of the surrounding environment.

The hotel hosts conference and events on the major conference rooms most which having been named Historical figures like Sir Winston Churchill, Baden Powel, Patterson among others. At Sarova Stanley Hotel you can also a perfect honeymoon as you relax at the hotel or visit Nairobi one of the most vibrant cities in East Africa.

While here taste food from best chefs who are masters in preparing both local, regional and international dishes. From the touristic perspective, Sarova Stanley is the best of Nairobi city hotels as the travel experiences start as soon are you arrive at the Hotel.

Sarova Stanley Nairobi city Hotels
Luxury Room at Sarova Stanley Nairobi. Courtesy Photo

Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam is a 5 star Hotel situated in Dar es Salaam Tanzania’s largest city. With an added advantage of the great Indian Ocean, Hyatt Regency is spectacular with incredible views of the ocean.

Dar es salaam being East Africa’s hub for trade, tourism, with beautiful beaches, great history and culture, Hyatt Regency becomes a prime place to base when visiting Tanzania. The Hotel is also a few minutes drive from the airport and can therefore be easily accessed.

The Hotels amenities include wireless internet, spa services, meeting and conferencing, and so much more. All these are enjoyed with a cool breeze from the Indian Ocean, a moment everyone would like to be a part of. The rooms at the Hotel are very spacious with balconies offering views of the City or the Ocean.

At the Hotels restaurant you can taste Tanzania’s and Asians best cuisines as well as western cuisines depending on your preference. You can have a great time even with your whole family as they play live music and feature children’s activities. The Hotel is great for weddings and honeymoons. It has capacity to host over 400 guests and the beautiful reception sites.

Hyatt Regency Kilimanjaro. City Hotels
Luxury Room at Hyatt Regency Kilimanjaro. Courtesy Photo

This beautiful Hotel is located in Dodoma Tanzania’s capital city and its among the newly constructed Hotels. Morena hotel is strategically located in city center of Dodoma making it among the perfect places to stay when exploring the city.

Morena Hotel has over 20 self contained and affordable spacious rooms overlooking the city where you can comfortably stay. These are well air conditioned with cable televisions, King size beds and wireless internet.

While at the Hotel’s restaurant you get to taste the chefs well tailored and creative cuisine. All menus are customized giving one a wide range of options to choose from which ranges from local to international dishes. At the cocktail bar you can get a variety of drinks with a number of cocktails and brands.

Moreno also has an immense swimming pool where you can have a swim especially on hot days. There is also a children pool where little ones can relax and play making family visits at the Hotel enjoyable. Among the many Dodoma city Hotels, Morena Hotel has class and its very affordable, ensure to visit it.

Morena Hotel Dodoma
Morena Hotel Dodoma. Courtesy Photo

Near the shores of Lake Kivu in Goma town eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is Goma Serena Hotel. This beautiful hotels location enables you explore the less traveled paths in the diverse greater Congo.

Goma Serena Hotel has different room categories from deluxe rooms to suites that are self contained and very spacious. The rooms offer uninterrupted views of Lake Kivu quite a sight to see perfect for relaxation.

The Hotel has two iconic restaurants and a bar where you get to enjoy all your meals while at the hotel. Goma Serena offer meetings, wedding facilities, an onsite spa and gym and most importantly a persons with disability friendly room.

While taking on the Eastern DRC adventures like mountain gorilla tracking in Virunga National Park, a stay here is worthwhile.

Goma Serena Hotel
Presidential Suite at Goma Serena Hotel. Photo by Goma Serena

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