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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent in every aspect.stunning views..Touched by the hospitality of everyone working there .Great service.Starting from the food to the cleanliness everything was prim and proper.I had an amazing time staying there.A must visit for all..

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves in getting things right the first time and exceeding our valued guests expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful resort in the not too distant future. Regards Akhilesh

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited this place in the month of december. I was in a business tour. It is excellent place for staying. Surrounding is very beautiful with eye catching scenic beauty of victoria lake. Service is very good. Food is awsome. Staff behavior is very good.

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves in getting things right the first time and exceeding our valued guests expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful resort in the not too distant future. Regards Akhilesh

Mumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a property to visit, amazing food, amazing landscaping , So many facilities, Great fishing experience. Wonderful people. Had a great time here. They have a man made waterfall setup and the whole place is simply marvel. This by far is the best hotel in Uganda.

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves in getting things right the first time and exceeding our valued guests expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful resort in the not too distant future. Regards Akhilesh

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out with some friends and enjoyed the swimming at their Olympic Size pool, they don't allow day visits to access another infinity pool they have over looking the lake. The services are good, staff is smiling. One can easily spend full day at the pool enjoying swimming, gymnasium, steam & sauna included in the prices. Also visited few rooms...

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves in getting things right the first time and exceeding our valued guests expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful resort in the not too distant future. Regards Akhilesh

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a weekend at this beautiful place with stunning views of lake Victoria. The gardens are amazing and one can spend good amount of time moving around them. The fountains add on great value with chirping birds early morning... The rooms are spacious and well maintained staff is always ready to assist...

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback. We pride ourselves in getting things right the first time and exceeding our valued guests expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful resort in the not too distant future. Regards Akhilesh

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended and well organized. Swimming pool is very wide and good, Victoria lake is on the borders of the resort and boat tour is available. Can be reached in 30 minutes from Kampala, Uganda Capital

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings form Resort ! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Akhilesh

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort is a luxurious resort on shores of Lake Victoria. Visited with family and stayed in one of their suites. Over looking the lake the view was fantastic. Rooms and suites are spacious with all amenities one could ask for . The 24 hours restaurant lake terrace has an option of outdoors and Indoors. Ambience is awesome ,...

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings form Resort ! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Akhilesh

Guildford,
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had sunday lunch that was great, So many weddings going on on a sunday resort ground was rammed with people all taking photos. Nice to see Ajit the front desk manager again after 8 years he almost looked the same

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AkhileshMalik, Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings form Resort ! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Akhilesh

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I booked a boat trip either munyonyo resort boat was excellent the boat rider was perfect food at the restaurant is affordable thanks to the management and Straff at this resort will be coming to stay for more days Very lovely I recomend it to any one who wishes to have peace of mind

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Dear Guest Greetings form Resort ! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Akhilesh

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fluttering flags all salute this resort that beacons leaders of countries and business to network among the fine restaurant, footbridge and waterfall walkways, to the marina, or pool, for a high class Lake Victoria lake front room, large cabana house, and top class service. Very affordable and inviting after passing through the common security search of bags and person that...

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Dear Guest Greetings form Resort ! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to hear that your expectations were exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Akhilesh

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 90 acres in the Speke Resort complex and with a majestic view of Lake Victoria, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort is Uganda’s leading 5-star resort.Specifically constructed to host the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort has earned worldwide recognition as ‘the Presidents’ resort. It has hosted numerous high profile guests, from Heads of State and foreign dignitaries to international celebrities, who consider it a home away from home.Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort is dedicated to providing unrivalled comfort and unmatched services. The resort has 59 Presidential suites with a unique blend of traditional Ugandan and ultra modern furnishings that merge into the Pearl of Africa theme which is carried throughout the entire décor. The many room features and amenities ensure a seamless transition from pleasure to business and vice-versa.The meeting rooms, suitable for any occasion, are designed around your requirements and are all situated under one roof. We have comprehensive wellness and fitness facilities that assist body and mind to work in harmony. Munyonyo’s strategic location, close to business, shopping, and entertainment areas, make it the ideal choice for leisure and business travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort

Address: Wavamunno Road | P.O.Box 3673, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range: $351 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 114
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kampala
#1 Spa Hotel in Kampala
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kampala
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kampala
#4 Business Hotel in Kampala
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“try to get a lake view rather than a courtyard view”
 of 5 bubbles Godisgood1, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay in a room with a lake view and near to nyanja restaurant !!”
 of 5 bubbles prizma17, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request for a lake view room in advance to enjoy the most.”
 of 5 bubbles greatfreida, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view rooms at the time of booking itself!”
 of 5 bubbles subujjak, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the ends have very long walk distances”
 of 5 bubbles stephensH7468OT, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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