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Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort

P.O.Box 3673, Kampala, Uganda
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Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort
Ranked #4 of 58 hotels in Kampala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I first tried to book this through tripadvisor. It wouldn't finish the booking so I couldn't. Set me off with a bit of an attitude to the place. BUT: I have been before so I persevered. I turned up, explained my problem and what a wonderful reception team. The lady who served me (Jackie?) was polite, friendly and helpful. She... More

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you travel to new destination,you always have a doubt about the selection of the hotel & I must say my selection couldn't have been better. Though my flight was late, the driver from hotel was patience enough to wait for me. My check in was perfect, didn't take much time & I was properly guided to my room.The room... More

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Bangalow, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been to kampala for a conference wherein i got a chance to stay at this resort. Believe me in this resort nature is at its best. Spread over approx 90 acres nd beside the lake victoria makes u feel like heaven. The courteous behaviour nd unmatched service adds more beauty to this resort. The welness centre at this... 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 and compliments, we look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

Kampala, Uganda
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I just returned from QENP after having a wonderful weekend, so it was time to explore downtown. One of my friends suggested me commonwealth resort munyonyo and I would like to thank for his suggestions. I am thoroughly impressed. Lobby is huge and looks amazing and rooms looks equally as great. I can not express my feeling in words while... 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 and compliments, we look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

Dhanbad, India, Asia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Munyonyo commonwealth resort checks all the right boxes with respect to the big things you expect from a  resort. Great location, lovely rooms that are classy  amazing food, excellent spa service that has the best equipment and exceptionally well trained staff. But what makes it truly special are not the big things, but the small things that every one of... More

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

Dear Guest We are delighted to have you back with us ! Thank you for your very kind words of appreciation, we will continue to strive for service excellence and look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home. Regards AkhileshMalik Astt. General Manager More

Kampala, Uganda
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place where we could stay for a week as our house required some maintenance. Thanks to one of our colleague who recommended Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort. At Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort we never missed our home in 6 days. First of all the place is so huge that you can easily spend few days as there are... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your very kind words of appreciation, we will continue to strive for service excellence and look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

belfast
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful hotel set in its own gardens with private beach and marina. lake trips and horse riding available. had lunch her, quite reasonable and A VERY NICE BREAK from the city. you can hire a horse at a very reasonable rate a or just sit at the lake and watch the bird life

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

Dear Guest , Greetings !! Thank you for your kind words of compliments. We value your feedback and strive for service excellence. Looking forward to welcome you back to resort. Warm Regards Akhilesh Malik Asst . General Manager More

Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, if you want to go spend the day at the resort, then it is the place to be! amazing gardens, nice food ,,, but don't sleep there! Passed the honeymoon in one of the suites, there is two buildings, the main building ( the newer one) where my best man was staying and didn't have any... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback. We absolutely value your comments and will continue to strive for service excellence. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Speke resort is the best place to stay in Africa. I stayed there for 3-4 days for Conference. It's a very beautiful big resort which is located near the lake a beautiful view of gardens and lake.we did not get much time to see the country due to conference however the resort had very many thing to do.A very nice... 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, we look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort is the best ever hotel I have ever visited. Nice friendly staff,mouthwatering food,amazing cocktails and great location. really loved the wide cuisine and brilliant service..No offence though but I really think there is one place in the world where the entire staffs of hotel will take care of you like baby even for your small needs. thank... 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 and compliments. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Greg Petzer General Manager More

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Address: P.O.Box 3673, Kampala, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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 
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