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“One Word: Oasis”

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Makindye Country Club
Ranked #2 of 210 Kampala B&B and Inns
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Many reviewers here had used the word OASIS to describe the Makindye Country Club, and I could not agree more! It is a breath of calm fresh air that feels strangely separate from the chaos of Kampala, yet is still conveniently close to town. MCC has some really great mature gardens, immaculate lawns, a charmingly exclusive bar and restaurant, some of the best clay tennis courts in the country, and the most personable and friendly staff I may have come across in Uganda. It is a real gem that has a real healthy vibrant feel to it - a home away from home.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Eric K
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MakindyeCountryClub, Manager at Makindye Country Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2014

We thank you for your kind comments and for appreciating our services. We hope you continue to enjoy them and spread the word to others.
Many thanks

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Reviewed 15 January 2014

The Country Club is a nice oasis in the middle of a very busy city. Safe and secure environment.
Good meals and reasonable prices. Twenty hour airline travel, I arrived and needed a good waypoint to recharge. The Country Club fits the bill of a place to relax and rest.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Sarah P, director at Makindye Country Club, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind remarks.

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Reviewed 15 January 2014

My husband, son, and I stayed with MCC twice in our 6 weeks in country and we were so thankful to have such an amazing place to call home. The facilities for children was spectacular. Loved having the playground, the pool, the comfy tv room, and just the open soccer field. Not to mention in the midst of busy and loud Kampala it feels so quiet and safe.

However, the best part of the stay was by far the staff. Sam, Ruth, Roberts, I could name them all! They knew us by name, were so graceful with our son and helpful in anything we asked for or needed. The food was great and gave us a feeling of home while being away for so long. Thank you all so much! I HIGHLY recommend MCC!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Sarah P, Director at Makindye Country Club, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our peaceful haven. Our staff are certainly amazing and they will be delighted to hear that you appreciated their service.

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Reviewed 27 December 2013

We travel regularly twice a year through Kampala on our way west and north for various projects in Uganda. We thoroughly recommend the Makindye Country Club as a base for project teams and volunteers, particularly for those who have never visited Africa before. It provides a safe and secure environment and its so nice having an English manager to speak to (Kathy). The staff we have come to know over the years and they have been courteous and exemplary in their service to us and our teams.
The swimming pool, free internet, tennis courts and gardens are a real oasis in a busy and dusty city. Good access to Entebbe airport.
We much prefer Makindye to the central hotels which are noisy and clogged with traffic.

Room Tip: The rooms at the bottom (below the swimming pool) are quiet and have their own lounge and kitchen fa...
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Thank BruceMango
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Sarah P, Director at Makindye Country Club, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

We are so glad you are continuing to enjoy the Makindye Country Club and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 24 December 2013

I have stayed at Makindye Country Club many times and find the staff so very friendly and helpful. The service is of a high standard while prices are very reasonable compared to many other places around town. The location in Makindye is close to the city, airport and lake. Next time you visit Uganda, do yourself a favour and visit for accommodation or simply a meal in a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights after working in the North East of Uganda. We were weary and the club offers so much comfort and excellent service from the staff that we soon felt refreshed.
Nothing is too hard for the staff and the rooms and surroundings are most comfortable.
This will be our base when we next return.
Thank-you for being our oasis.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

I return here annually for a week-long course and always enjoy the warm welcome and excellent food. We are very well looked after indeed and the MCC team always go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant and smooth-running course. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Makindye Country Club

Address: Plot 59, Mobutu Road, Makindye Hil | P.O. Box 1097, Kampala, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Central Region > Kampala
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 210 B&Bs / Inns in Kampala
Price Range: £58 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the sleepy Makindye hill of Kampala, set in lovely grounds with beautiful gardens, Makindye Country Club (MCC) is a family-orientated Club that offers "Accommodation, Sports and Leisure" ... more   less 
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