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#1 of 9 Specialty lodging in Kalangala
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Positioned on the sandy shores of Lake Victoria, the Lodge possesses 10 self contained beautiful and classy cottages with internet amenities and DStv in the lounge, spacious reception and lounge (with Wi Fi-wireless internet), fully fledged restaurant and bar with best local and international dishes and cocktails a waiting shuttle services always waiting at the ferry/ship for our clients to check in and assured security for all our guests.
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Free breakfast
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@.Gooner2475 wrote a review Mar 2021
Warwickshire, United Kingdom14 contributions
Not overly impressed,beautiful setting no complaints with that. Service by the staff very slow, food awful very much produced for locals not foreigners. No WiFi even though advertised it has WiFi. Worst of all when a party turn up to organise a party they think its ok to move your stuff from poolside to dump there box of decorations. And on returning to my room the balcony furniture is gone to accommodate the party that haven't even arrived yet. At 11pm you get a call to say departure is at 8am but clearly states check out is 11pm. Management crawled up the said parties backside just so they could organise there party. Would I go again not even if you paid me to go there. Look after the customers you have not the ones who aren't even there yet. Poor management by what I can only call amateurs and not professionals.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Daniella wrote a review Mar 2021
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I have been to Brovad twice now as a solo guest & also as a couple. Although the premises are lovely, what spoilt both trips was the poor customer care. Because I look like a teenager even though am above 30 years, I felt treated like a minor despite having paid the accommodation fees in full by myself. I felt disrespected by the manager. This happened on both trips. Additionally, as a solo guest, I initially paid for a single room yet I was given a duplex one without any explanation. I thought they would charge me extra. I was restless the entire trip. On my second trip as a couple, I was given smaller room, not worth the money I paid. I know this because I was travelling with a group of much older guests who had gotten bigger rooms yet we had paid the same rate. I felt unfairly treated. To make matters worse, my room flooded after a heavy downpour. When I went to report the matter to the reception at 7am, no one was at the counter. It is not until that I brought the matter to my older friends that the staff did something about it. It was my worst experience.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Kessia L wrote a review Jan 2021
Sydney, Australia21 contributions4 helpful votes
I've read the reviews for here before and I have to say although we had a good time, I was a bit disappointed. Brovad is a beautiful hotel. The rooms are spacious, with big clean bathrooms, and the pool area on the water is a dream. For such a stunning hotel, I really would have expected better food/service. Perhaps it was because it was down season/elections, but the food and service was below par. Despite asking several times for them to check on us at the pool so that we could purchase food and drinks from them, in the three days we stayed there we had to seek out a server every single time. I had informed them that I was vegetarian and asked if their full board menu would change (a messy hand written paper menu with only 'vegetable pizza and vegetable burger' on it). They assured us that it would change daily - it did not - and we stayed here for four days. Breakfast was nice - juice, eggs, potatoes. The rest of the food was average. 3/5. Big nice bathtub in the room but the hot water only runs for about 3/4 minute intervals so it's impossible to fill/use. Tv in room only has 3 channels and all are fuzzy. Beds were super comfortable and the grounds were well maintained - monkeys running around. The paddle boats are fun to rent from the property - definitely recommend. Nice small balcony with lovely garden views, though no mosquito net over bed so caution with leaving door open too long. All in all our stay was nice, not the best. Would consider coming back at another time to see if it's because of covid/down season etc.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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SEAVIEW TOURS & TRAVEL wrote a review Nov 2020
Kampala, Uganda6 contributions
Best place to relax your mind and its a nice place where you can feel at home .Home away from home experience ,that breeze at the beach ,customer care the surrounding environment ooh the meals we wonderful
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Date of stay: December 2019
AkhileshMalik wrote a review Aug 2020
Uganda79 contributions25 helpful votes
Brovad sands lodge is a great place for weekends. The environment is friendly. The meals were good, the staff was helpful, the rooms are spacious and clean with the nice lake view. Quiet and serene with great sunsets. Pool is good and paddle boat is a good activity to try when at lodge.
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Date of stay: July 2020
$76 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
UgandaCentral RegionSsese IslandsBugala IslandKalangala
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Frequently Asked Questions about Brovad Sands Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Brovad Sands Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Buggala Island (3.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Brovad Sands Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Brovad Sands Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Brovad Sands Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Brovad Sands Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.