As we gear up for the festive season which is just less than a week away from today, I would like to give you the best 5 luxury hotels for you for to stay at in Kampala and enjoy the nativities that are soon approaching. Regardless whether you are visiting Uganda for a short Uganda tour experience such as a Kampala city tour, Jinja source of the Nile tour or on a long Uganda gorilla safari or a Uganda wildlife tour, before or after your tour you can definitely decide to unwind form any of these hotels as they are the crème de la crème place of residence offering you nothing but the best comfort money can buy when it comes to lodging in upmarket hotels in Uganda within greater Kampala Metropolitan area.

1. Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo

Located only 1 km outside the city center in an upscale neighbourhood of Munyonyo. Commonwealth resort together with her sister resort Speke Resort Munyonyo is the absolute luxury hotel in Uganda for you to be this festive season. This resort is spectacularly set on the shores of the serene Lake Victoria hence giving you unparallel access to this great and wonderful creature of nature. The resort boosts of a wide range of luxuries that range from the immaculately decorated and furnished rooms using the best African craft décor items there is. Regardless of the how many you’re this resort will have enough space for everyone as its boosts of over 400 guestrooms that range from the idyllic presidential suites to the executive rooms to deluxe twins and deluxe rooms and family rooms that give you an opportunity to stay as a family on your Christmas vacation within a single house with separate bedrooms. Beyond the guest rooms, the Commonwealth resort has a myriad of other amenities that will definitely complement your stay here during your Uganda safari vacation or Kampala city tour. These amenities include the only Olympic size swimming pool in Uganda, 8 restaurants and bars with exceptional chefs and mixiologists who will make tartalising African inspired cuisines and cocktails. Other amenities to look out for include an equestrian that gives you an opportunity to enjoy horseback riding and boat cruises on the beautiful waters of Lake Victoria.

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2. Serena Kampala Hotel

The Serena brand is a widely acknowledged brand of fine accommodation and that what exactly Serena Kampala hotel offers luxury. Located in the heart of Kampala city, Serena Kampala offers you the ultimate luxury lodging experience within the city center. Merging elegant style with contemporary comfort, the 188 hotel rooms and suites at the Kampala Serena Hotel are beautifully furnished, appointed with 5-star amenities and decorated with unique African artwork. Each is an exemplar of timeless charm, refined sophistication and deeply local character, and every room meets the rigorous standards required for inclusion in The Leading Hotels of the World collection. Sitting on 17 acres of lush water gardens, all accommodation is designed to meet the needs of corporate and leisure travellers with complimentary high-speed Internet, minibars, generous workspaces and private balconies. All rooms at Kampala Serena Hotel are non-smoking.

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3. Sheraton Hotel

The Sheraton Kampala Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Kampala city and welcomes travellers with a relaxed ambience and a dazzling array of upscale amenities. Just 45 minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport, we are within reach of the Central Business District. Take in a magnificent view of the city from our spacious and comfortable guest rooms and suites, homely decorated with comfort in mind. During your stay at Sheraton hotel on a Uganda safari tour, expect nothing less of stunning views of the Kampala skyline from the comfort of your guest room. The hotel is seated on 9 acres of well-manicured gardens to give you a feeling of comfort in a tropical paradise setting. You can always keep your gym schedule with its state-of-the-art Fitness Center, complete with a gymnasium, outdoor pool and newly renovated massage rooms. The hotel is an ideal destination for every occasion in our vast event space options and multiple restaurants for family get-aways or business stays. Also available is a fully equipped business centre with high-speed internet access, fax copying and other secretarial services.

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4. Protea Hotel by Marriot Naguru Skyz

Located on top of Naguru Hill, this is one of the newest addition on the list of 5-star hotels in Kampala. The hotel offers world-class accommodation and conferencing facilities, an on-site fine dining restaurant with a well-stocked bar and 4 rooftop bars that offer panoramic views of Kampala. The hotel has a swimming pool area with its own dedicated bar. The hotel has 2 conference halls on-site both with a capacity of 120 people, the famous Skyz Deck which can seat 300 people and 13 ultra-modern boardrooms fully equipped with the latest equipment. The hotel currently has 141 rooms ranging from standard rooms to the presidential suite. Guests on club floors get to enjoy the Club Lounge which is perfect for private meetings and small discussions. The hotel has an onsite company that facilitates guests’ transfers at an extra charge.

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5. Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa

Neatly arranged throughout our Tuscan-inspired landscape, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa offers 112 Deluxe Guest Rooms, eight Executive Suites and two Presidential Suites. All accommodations are appointed in elegant Mediterranean hues of terracotta and cream. The splendour of our surroundings is reflected in spaces featuring fresh designs and décor in addition to abundant natural light. The Resort offers both a contrast to and an extension of the 5-star profile of the flagship Kampala Serena Hotel, thus ensuring that the Serena Portfolio embraces all the aspects of Uganda’s social and corporate life. All rooms and suites are carefully crafted to meet the needs of business and holiday travellers with complimentary high-speed Internet, mini bars, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels and private balconies with lake views.

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Besides these luxury lodges, Kampala has a wide range of mid-range hotels in Uganda or standard hotels in Uganda which as Fairway hotel, Imperial Resorts hotel and finally to basic hotels in Uganda or budget hotels in Uganda like Fang Fang

Would you like to visit Uganda? Checkout  Wild Gorilla Safaris, we strive to meet all your Africa safari needs as we have got virtually the safari packages that will give you a memorable Africa safari experience. For anyone interested in Uganda wildlife safaris packages we have got you covered with wide range of packages that are tailored basing on the number of days you have and the destination you would like to visit on your Uganda safari tour. If you’ve got only a few days, then choose from our short Uganda wildlife safaris which run from 2 days to 5 days such as 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls or 5 days Uganda wildlife safari with chimpanzees and many more. For those that have got more than 5 days, then I suggest pick from our compressive long Uganda wildlife safaris that run from 6 days to as many as 21 days such as

On top of an epic Uganda safari adventure to many of these savanna parks, you have an opportunity to encounter mountain gorillas. Yes, a Uganda gorilla tour experience is very possible when you visit gorilla trekking  in Uganda destinations Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.  A Uganda gorilla safari to any of these parks gives you an opportunity to meet any of the 19 gorilla families that have been habituated to give you nothing but the ultimate Uganda gorilla tours experience, you can ever think of.

If you’re interested Uganda gorilla safaris these are available in both short Uganda gorilla safari packages such as 3 days gorilla tours in Bwindi and 4 days Bwindi gorilla tour and wildlife in Lake Mburo. There are also long Uganda gorilla tours that run from 6 days to as many as 18 days while featuring many other things along the way to the gorillas. After a magical gorilla tour in Uganda, you can always visit Lake Bunyonyi Uganda and enjoy the stunning views of this magical lake. A visit to Lake Bunyonyi gives you an opportunity to experience a boat ride on Africa’s second deepest lake.


Rwanda is also another gorilla destination you wouldn’t want to miss out on, hence if you are planning for a Rwanda gorilla safari package, check out some of our Rwanda gorilla tours packages which also come in form of short Rwanda gorilla gorilla safaris for those that have got only a few days in Rwanda but those that have got more days, then Long Rwanda gorilla trekking safari packages will do you good as they also give you a chance to visit other Rwanda safari attractions.

Congo as well is another gorilla destination and we have numerous Congo gorilla safari packages that will take you on a Congo gorilla tour adventure to either Virunga National Park for an encounter with mountain gorillas or Kahuzi Beiga National Park where you will encounter Eastern lowland gorillas. Besides gorilla safaris and wildlife encounters in Uganda, you can still explore Uganda’s diversity using any of our wide range of day trips that visit other sites that are near the capital city Kampala or Entebbe international airport such as a Mabamba birding day trip to Mabamba island Kampala city tour day tour Jinja day tour and 1 day Ngamba island chimpanzee safari. Check out our great east Africa safari to such as Kenya safari tours and Tanzania safari tour that take you on an Africa wildlife safari adventure to Kenya and Tanzania respectively.

Here are some of the safari packages in Uganda


The best 5 luxury hotels for you for to stay at in Kampala during this festive Season
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