Kampala Serena Hotel is an inspirational blend of 5-star polish, pan-African panache, social style and business reliability. Strategically located at the Centre of Kampala Business district, Kampala Serena hotel sprawls on 7.2 acres of landscaped grounds and water gardens. An oasis of cool and green, encircled by the seven hills of Kampala, the hotel is focal point for regional, national, business ,political and social life
Deriving its architectural inspiration from the abundance of Uganda's lakes and rivers, the hotel has been established around a central water theme, which exhibits itself both in the extensive water gardens and in the hand-carved panels and shimmering mosaics with which it is decorated.
In regard to accommodation, Kampala Serena Hotel has 152 rooms that offer business friendly facilities with 5 star modern and luxury amenities and services. The hotel offers a wide range of rooms and suites, all of which are elegantly presented in a fusion of international and Ugandan style, and all of which have private balconies or terraces. The accommodation choices in the hotel are some of the finest places to stay in Kampala city and the following are some of the room types found in the hotel.
Deluxe Rooms- Kampala Serena Hotel has total of 108 deluxe rooms which consist of a large en suite bath room, work station, dressing table, seating area and terrace. It has 24 hour room service and is air conditioned.
Executive Rooms-The word class accommodation facility –Serena hotel consists of 32 executive rooms designed with unique features such as a large queen sized beds, dressing table, a spacious lounge/meeting area as well as an en suite bathroom, dressing table and work station.
Executive Suites-The famous Hotel in Kampala has eight well-built executive suites and these are designed with magnificent features like a large en suite bedroom with dressing table, seating area, balcony and work station. The executive rooms provide dining area where private meetings can be conducted.
Business Suite- Serena hotel has three Business Suites which offer glorious views of the stunning see hills of Kampala. The Business Suites offer both a separate lounge and classic bedroom with a large ensuite bedroom with dressing table, seating area and terrace or balcony work station. In addition, the hotel’s Business Suites also offer a seating and dining area where private meetings can be conducted.
The Royal Suite-The hotel has a Royal Suite which was named in honor of Queen Elizabeth II who stayed at the suite during the 2008 Common Wealth Heads of Government Conference in Kampala. The Splendid suite offers a marble reception area with private wash rooms, an imposing drawing room, private kitchen and dining room; a large ensuite bedroom with integrated office suite, and a range of rooms for the accommodation of members of the royal or presidential parties.
The Bambara Resident’s Lounge-Kampala Serena hotel has Bambara Resident’s Lounge which is only reserved for Kampala Serena Hotel residents only. The luxuriously hand- carved Bambara residents lounge is designed in way that it offers haven of Calm to visitors and place where newspapers are always found and all day café options. There is Bedouin-tented terrace which is used for private meetings and social relaxation with in Kampala. Additionally, the residents are invited to use the extensive services of the Business Centre, which offers a complete and total range of private board room and technological support.
All the hotel rooms and suites are equipped with features such has 24-hour room service, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and in-room modem hook-up, direct-dial phone, voice-mail, complimentary newspaper, in-room satellite TV, mini bar, private safe, 240V/3 pin (square)sockets and shaver sockets, tea and coffee-making facilities, hair driers, bathrobe and slippers, porter/concierge, airport shuttle and limousine service.
The hotel’s exclusive Bambara Lounge is only open to the hotel residents and offers a modern lounge with newspapers, periodicals and café service as well as a Bedouin-tented outdoor terrace and meeting area. Additionally, our residents are invited to use the extensive services of our Business Centre, which offers a complete range of technological support and a series of private board rooms.
In terms of dinning, Kampala Serena Hotel provides a world of dining and entertaining options including some of the best restaurants in Kampala. Visitors have choice to choose from the stunning gourmet restaurant, The Pearl of Africa, The Explorers Italian, The Lakes, All-day international restaurant and the sparkling Pool Terrace.
Immediately adjacent to the hotel and just 42 kms from Entebbe International Airport, the modernist, two-storey, hexagonal complex of the prestigious Kampala Serena International Conference Centre is Africa's premier conference venue. Superbly presented and capaciously interactive, it comprises of The Victoria Auditorium, whose state-of-the-art facilities can host 1, 500 delegates, The Nile Gallery, which also functions as an exhibition area; and a range of interconnecting conference facilities, executive suites and workshop areas. The other rooms where events or conferences can be held in the hotel include the Crane and Turaco Rooms, The garden auditorium, The ‘Maisha' roof terrace, World-class business support,
Among the services offered in the conference rooms include:
- PA system, table microphones, cordless microphones, TV/Video/DVD, LCD projector/screen, podium, white boards/flip charts and markers
- Wi-Fi connectivity
- Delegate pads, pens/pencils and 1-litre mineral water
- Modern, modular events furniture, which can be tailored to your specifications.
- Business support (secretarial services, photo-copying, Wi-Fi and a full range of global communications)
- Registration staff and conference organization support
- Floral services
- 24-hour generator back-up
- Travel desk for onward bookings or local safaris
- Concierge services
- Limousine and taxi services
- ‘Meet and greet' services
- A wide range of CEO suites
- Extensive secure parking
- Health Club and Spa for your delegates
- Team-building programs
Kampala Serena Hotel also has the most prestigious wedding venue in Uganda. Offering extensive grounds, a private garden arena, a stand-alone social events Centre capable of hosting 1,500 guests, an elegant ballroom, a roof-top reception terrace and a poolside reception area with dedicated events pavilion, this unique 5-star hotel is as capable of hosting an intimate event for just family and friends, as it is a full-scale ceremony in true Ugandan style, with over 1,500 guests. In addition, the hotel offers a complete wedding planning service, an unrivalled banqueting service and some unique family and friend’s accommodation packages. It’s also a perfect destination for a honeymoon in Uganda. The hotel features easily the most romantic selection of honeymoon suites available in Uganda.
Kampala Serena hotel being the best lodge in Uganda, offers wide-range of general amenities and facilities. Some of these are given below;
- Wide selection of rooms and suites: all with AC, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and voice-mail
- Bambara Residents' Lounge with Bedouin Terrace
- The Lakes, all-day brasserie
- The Mist, cocktail bar
- The Explorer, Italian bistro
- The Pearl of Africa, fine-dining experience
- The Sesse Pool Terrace bar and café
- Panoramic roof terrace for private cocktails and social events
- Garden auditorium
- Extensive swimming pool area with rock-built waterfall
- The Maisha Mind Body and Spirit Spa
- Running track in the grounds and golf course (nearby)
- Hair and beauty salon
- International Conference Centre to seat 1,500
- VIP entrance, helipad, dedicated car park, full security
- Wide range of incentives options
- Business Centre, travel desk, taxi and limousine service
- Wedding planning service
- Gift Shop, news-stand and travel requisites kiosks