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Banana Village

Plot 67 Kisubi, 1 kilometer from Entebbe Road, Entebbe Uganda
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#12 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Entebbe
Banana Village Eco Resort is set in the quiet village of Kitala, Nalugala- Entebbe, branch off at GARUGA turn off, drive 1km on a slightly bumpy dirt road. This resort is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture designed to blend completely with its environment, with 24 en suite rooms housed in a series of huts spread along its vast gardens under a canopy of equatorial trees.Rooms consist of single,double/twin,triple,quad and dormitory style.We have a swimming pool,children's play area,variety of bird species and vervet monkeys. We are proud members of the Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA). At Banana Village Eco Resort you will experience a true African night filled with a musical rhapsody by the night insects which is hypnotic enough to lull you to sleep. On a rainy night the thunder and lightening create a light and sound show in the dark skies. Mornings are ushered in with the sound of the loud Hadada ibis birds fused in with the gentle chirping of smaller birds. Calls to prayer can be heard in the distance, the rooster crowing, dogs barking and chattering of people as a new day dawns.WIFI can be accessed from your room.
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James H wrote a review Oct 2021
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Jemima and team at Banana Village strive to make your stay the best experience you can have. They pay great attention to detail, cleanliness, and hospitality. The staff are warm and welcoming. The food is excellent- try the fish-n-chips. A nice complimentary breakfast awaits you at the time you desire. The guesthouse is in a quiet, beautiful spot in town with monkeys and birds greeting you everyday. From a private retreat to a large group with meeting and accommodation needs, Banana Village is the place to go! I highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: October 2021
Abigail R wrote a review Nov 2020
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The staff always remembers our names and our fav rooms, sets the table to accommodate our wheelchair, and everyone is relaxed and friendly to our kids. Rustic, clean, peaceful, ample green space to read/play/relax, simple clean pool. Watch the monkeys play at dawn and dusk from your mini veranda or dining hall. Take a warm shower. Wheelchair is able to move around the grounds well (with assist up a few bumpy slopes). We try to go every year!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Philip S wrote a review May 2020
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My Rotary International service group has used Banana Village three times, 2017-2019, with trainers and trainees numbering 40 people. The venue is highly conducive to group bonding, lectures, and hands-on activities. A free-standing training hall seats 30+ with table seating. Flip charts, LCD projector, and PA system are available. Multiple options for small-group breakout work sessions. Meals were tasty and wholesome. Tea/coffee breaks were timely. Opportunities for walks around the nature-campus or in the friendly neighboring villages. Use of the very nice swimming pool that has an adjacent bar serving adult beverages, cold drinks, and snacks. Topping off the features are the friendly, responsive staff, and the pricing value which easily beats its competition in Uganda. And…the Vervet monkeys do not expect gratuities for their entertainment.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Response from Jemimah Semakadde, Owner at Banana Village
Responded 29 Jul 2020
Hell o Philip, Thank you for your review. Apologies for the late response. Hope to see you again once this pandemic is over and it is absolutely safe to travel. Stay safe
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R&R wrote a review Jan 2020
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We've now been twice because we love the place and the caring people who run it and provide meals etc. (We're older Australians who live and work in NW Uganda). Highlights include: swimming pool, birds and monkeys. Of the latter there's a family of about 15 who come and go and we enjoy their antics. Our Xmas19-New year visit in Room 18 was special because they happened to love the hedge and trees beside us and were often frolicking just 2-3 metres away as we sat on the verandah. We jogged for exercise around the small field surrounded by tall trees within the boundary. The food was great and the waiters smiling and helpful. There's a particularly appealing vine with strings of white flowers hanging down from a jackfuit tree near the dining hall. We felt so relaxed, seated watching it and the occasional monkey through the windows, while dining. We find it helpful carrying an extension cord with light bulb for reading in bed (Rhys & Rhondda)
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: Room 18 next to monkey's favourite haunts
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Response from Jemimah Semakadde, Owner at Banana Village
Responded 29 Jul 2020
Hello Rhys-Rhondda, Thank you for the review. Apologies for this very late response. We have noted the concern on a bedside lamp. Stay safe.
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Zoe Ward wrote a review Sep 2019
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I spent a very nice couple of days here, with wonderful staff and a lovely peaceful setting, it was the perfect place to relax. Very nice food, swimming pool and comfortable accomodation. Thank you for a great stay!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Jemimah Semakadde, Owner at Banana Village
Responded 29 Jul 2020
Thank you for your review Zoe. Apologies for this late response. Stay safe.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Banana Village
Which popular attractions are close to Banana Village?
Nearby attractions include Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (6.9 km), Entebbe Botanic Gardens (6.7 km), and Uganda Reptile Village (5.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Banana Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Banana Village?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Banana Village?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Banana Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Javas, The Rolex Guy Entebbe, and Goretti's Beachside Pizzaria and Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Banana Village?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Banana Village have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Banana Village offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Banana Village have airport transportation?
Yes, Banana Village offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Banana Village?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Banana Village?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Banana Village offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.