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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Everything about this resort is beautiful and lavish.. staff is courteous and it was a pleasure to interact with them.. food is good.. and almost everything about our stay was perfect.. Their venues are made so perfectly for wedding receptions.... Specially I love about their conference rooms very specious and well equipped

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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

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The place has first world class facilities and oh my God the food is really good. This is a place that one has to definitely visit, it is not only good for family but also good for business retreats and another gathering.

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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

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I went for a conference and hospitality was fabulous, staff was so professional, met Mr Surender Rana Executive Housekeeper, he was so attentive to all guest and is very well exposed person , planning to visit this time with family by end of year .

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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

Jinja, Uganda
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was invited to attend a day conference at this hotel and it was my first time to visit this place. Starting from the entrance itself the place is beautiful, its a huge place with beautiful gardens and water falls. The conference halls are equipped with all mordern equipments, lunch was amazing with smiling staff around ready to assist. Really...

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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

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I had an wonderful time attending a conference at the resort. The conference room had all the modern facilities. Working lunch buffet options were great. My team enjoyed a lot at the outdoor BBQ at the lake view garden. Inhouse dj was really good. Overall experience was fantastic.

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Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! 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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a great time visiting the Speke Resort at Munyonyo during the Christmas holidays last year but on our last day had an absolutely horrible experience with the staff at the lobby entrance and also at the front desk. The staff at front desk during chek-in refused to smile or look my direction and only wanted to serve the...

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

Dear Guest First and foremost thank you for your valuable feedback. I would like to assure you that neither the company nor management condone such poor service and this sort of thing can not be tolerated. We value your support and I will personally look into this matter without fail. I invite you to call on myself directly should you...

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went there with friends on Sunday and the day was well spent. The place is really beautiful with amazingly done landscapes, green gardes, water bodies and fish ponds. Marina is huge and has enough space to accommodate private boats. We found Equestrian Centre occupied and busy with Pony Camp event where several kids were participating. But the staf there assisted...

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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

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed there for only one night but loved every bit of it. The place is so huge we hardly realized when our stay finished at this beautiful hotel. Anywhere you go within the hotel premises you will find amazing views. There are several activities for one to stay attached with and spend 1-2 days without realizing the time spent. The...

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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

Surat, India
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this resort for my wife's bday dinner. Our table was nicely organised with flowers and candles as we made a prior reservation. Chefs prepared such wonderful meal for us with special attention. My wife had couple of cocktails which were just amazing. Food was served quick and efficiently and had awesome taste..made our evening really special. Hope to return...

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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

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong if you want to have perfect memories for your special day. My friend set her garden photos at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort. And what beautiful gardens the resort has👌🏽👌🏽They are one of the best if not, the best gardens in Uganda. With a mix of waterfalls, beautiful flowers, ponds with a variety of multicolored fish and much...

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Dear Guest Greetings from resort ! 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 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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $326 - $411 (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 Spa Hotel in Kampala
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kampala
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#4 Business Hotel in Kampala
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“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.”
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“Ask for a lake view rooms at the time of booking itself!”
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“Rooms at the ends have very long walk distances”
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“ask for rooms facing the lake”
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