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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had a meeting in Commonwealth banquet hall in the main building, I was deadly impressed by facilities. I stayed for 3nights here. The room was excellent, breakfast lunch & dinner were delicious. The restaurant is one of the place in Kampala. Loved the stay. Thank u

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words of appreciation, our entire team is thrilled to receive such wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer More 

Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stayed in an Executive room on their special weekend package. The rooms are of luxury class, well maintained with all required amenities. The rooms over looking the lake and swimming pool have an added advantage. Reception staff helped us in getting of these rooms. Staffs cleaning the rooms are always supportive and helpful wherever required. The green gardens and grounds... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The place is simply the best in Kampala, I have been using this place for my day outs as well as attended a wedding of a friend last year. Again we got an opportunity to visit this place on a Sunday, we opted to dine at Nyanja Restaurant where food is of high quality, tasty & hygienic. The orders are... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

Karachi, Pakistan
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. The lcation on the shore of lake victoria is breathtaking. The rooms are comfortable the amenities good. Diesnt feel like you are in kampala. The bar and club could be a little more happening. Overall good experience. And wifi is great indoirs and outdoors.

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Wonderful amenities, delicious food, lake facing rooms have such nice view that make your mornings so nice and energetic. The huge swimming pool best place for a sunny afternoon to take a dip and layback. Really amazing place.

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing our beautiful resort to celebrate such a wonderful occasion. Our entire team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your weekend with us and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer More 

New York, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This resort is situated on Lake Victoria the largest lake in Africa and a tributary to the Nile River . Aside from two beautiful hotels there is horseback riding boating and fishing and condominiums for those who wish to buy. Local people come to take wedding pictures because the site is so naturally beautiful. It combines modern with traditional African... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing our beautiful resort to celebrate such a wonderful occasion. Our entire team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your weekend with us and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The best family holiday destination with activities for all. Pony rides for the kids. Gym and swimming pool for the youngsters and lay back and relax by the lake side for the rest with the wonderful music and delicious food. Weekend with family is always well spent at the resort

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

this place ....what to say ...awesome place to spend weekends. we had a great time here,my family love this place, we were in one of the suite overlooking to Victoria lake. plenty of space to spend time, name it and you will find there. horse ride to swimming pool all were awesome. talk about food , you will have plenty... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

Entebbe, Uganda
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was here few months back and liked everything so opted to come and stay here on a weekend as last time i was told they have a very nice and affordable weekend packages. I stayed in a One Bedroom Suite which overlooks a huge garden called Marina Garden. The room is spacious has separate options for Shower and Bathtub,... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

Rwanda
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

This time I decided to take my family to Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort on a weekend as they have all inclusive packages on weekends. We stayed in an Executive Room overlooking the swimming pool and the lake. The rooms are well maintained and are comfortable for a couple with a child. The staff was always smiling and was helpful with everything... More 

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greg-generalmanager, General Manager at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest 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 Greg Petzer More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
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: $353 - $445 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kampala
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kampala
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#4 Business Hotel in Kampala
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