KAMPALA- Kampala Serena hotel has been ranked fifth among the seven most loved hotels globally. Royalty did the ranking which was relayed on CNN’s Travel show.
The International news leader, CNN listed seven places that have been considered to be the royals’ favourites whenever they fly internationally and Serena has emerged fifth globally.
The Kampala Serena hotel is described as a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of Uganda’s Kampala capital, with architecture and design influenced by the country’s cultural and natural heritage.
The luxury hotel has exquisite rooms and suites that are elegantly furnished with an impressive assortment from Ugandan artisans.
“High-profile guests praise the exceptional service, as it’s impossible to leave this much-loved flagship Serena resort without being enchanted by the genuine warmth of Ugandan hospitality,” CNN Travel show revealed.
The hotel was opened on July 31, 2006, and it has hosted a number of dignitaries including the Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan, Princess Zahra Aga Khan, and Mswati III, King of Eswatini and head of the Swazi royal family.
The hotel is a subsidiary of the Serena Hotels Group this expansive facility boasts of 188 guest rooms and suites, which include a presidential suite. It is rated as a five-star hotel by the Uganda Tourism Board.
Serena is known as President Yoweri Museveni’s most preferred hotel in Uganda and is held in high esteem by most Ugandans and foreign travellers.
The president usually hosts most of his foreign dignitaries at the illustrious Kampala Serena hotel.
The other Internationally recognised that were hotels listed include; Cliveden House that is located in the United Kingdom (UK) in first place, Gstaad Palace in Switzerland, Spice Island Beach Resort in Grenada, Cheval Blanc Randheli in Maldives, Tivoli Palácio de Seteais, Portugal and Emirates Palace in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
This list has elevated Kampala Serena as the only hotel that has been listed on the African continent.
Kampala Serena Profile
The 5-star hotel was opened on July 31, 2006 and it has hosted a number of dignitaries including; Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan, Princess Zahra Aga Khan, and Mswati III, King of Eswatini and head of the Swazi royal family.
The Kampala-based hotel is part of the Serena Hotels Group, with 188 guest rooms and suites, it also comprises of a lavish presidential suite.
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) the official regulator of hotels in Uganda ranks Kampala Serena as a five-star hotel.