By Ambrose Gahene
Trip Advisor, an American travel website providing hotels booking and reviews, has awarded prestigious Certificate of Excellence for 2017 to Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.
This achievement for the two hotels is expected to boost Uganda’s tourism sector which has in recent times attracted global attention. “We’re honored to announce that we’ve received the Trip Advisor’s prestigious Certificate Of Excellence for 2017 for the 3rd consecutive year. A massive thank you to all our customers for their amazing reviews and support,” Ajit Singh, Rooms Division Manager, said.
“We are always striving to become the best and to serve our guests and will continue to do so in the future. Do give us your feedback if you have stayed with us,” he added in a communication to their customer in an email.
About Speke Resort Munyonyo
A source from Speke Resort Munyonyo website; http://www.spekeresort.com/, they offer luxury accommodation in Uganda at Speke Resort & Conference Centre. “It is a 5 star hotel in Uganda conveniently located 12 km from the capital Kampala. The hotel offers you the ultimate in luxury accommodation in Kampala and has leisure facilities together with the finest conference and business meeting location in East Africa; all situated in an idyllic setting in Munyonyo on the shores of Lake Victoria”, says the source.
It further points out that; Speke Resort Munyonyo was built in 2001 and accommodated the visiting Presidents and Prime Ministers at the 2007 Commonwealth Conference (CHOGM). “We offer the best conferencing facilities for national and international clientele, providing a professional but friendly ambiance that spells pleasure and comfort, while still at work”, adds the source.
In addition, the source points out that; they offer a choice of luxury accommodation to suit individuals, couples, families or groups on long or short stays. The source adds that; the Resort has 59 Presidential suites with a unique blend of traditional Ugandan décor and ultramodern furnishings, in addition to cottages, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments or studio rooms. “The hotel has a total of 335 rooms. Speke Resort & Conference Centre Munyonyo offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-functional meeting rooms that accommodate groups of 10-300 people”, adds the source.
According to the source, Leisure facilities include; Uganda’s only Olympic size swimming pool, an equestrian centre and a choice of fine bars and restaurants, all with different international menus.