Just a few days after announcing that he will be building a five-star hotel in the heart of Kampala, on Nile Avenue – the land where Kingdom Kampala mall is, property mogul Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has yet again made a grand revelation of building another five-star hotel on one of the islands in Lake Victoria.
On 1st May, as the world celebrated Labour Day, Ruparelia Group was inaugurating Speke Resort Paradise Hotel which will be built on magnificent Paradise Island inside Lake Victoria.
According to sources, the project’s first phase, which will have high-end 24 cottages, will be ready by November 2022.
The latest revealing comes from Uganda’s richest man Dr Sudhir Ruparelia who has announced that in 2023, he will start the construction of a 200-roomed Kingdom Kampala Hotel on land located at Nile Avenue.
The architectural plans, according to people privy to the project, are ready and money has been allocated for the project, however, with the pandemic, it is hard to start now, hence the project commencement being pushed to 2023.
In 2019, Sudhir, the chairman of Ruparelia Group, revealed he will be adding another super hotel Speke Resort and Convention Centre, Entebbe. While the project hasn’t taken off, it still remains in the pipeline.
The five star Speke Resort and Convention Centre, Entebbe will have a marina, a convention centre and a 3-winged main hotel block, with up to 10 visible floors penthouse suites on the top floor.
Ruparelia Group already has an assortment of high-end hotels, resorts, restaurants and apartments spread across Kampala and Entebbe.
Ruparelia Group under Speke Group of Hotels has facilities Speke Resort and Conference Centre, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Kabira Country Club, Speke Hotel, Dolphin Suites, Tourist Hotel, Forest Cottages, Speke Resort Bujagali Falls and the recently expanded Speke Apartments