There are many things to see and do in Entebbe. The National Botanical Gardens of Uganda has been located here since 1898. It’s rainforest section even formed the backdrop seasons for Johnny Weissmuller’s Tarzan. The Uganda Wildlife Education Center, commonly known as the Entebbe Zoo opened in 1952 to house sick, injured, orphaned, and illegally traded animals. Now it’s both a traditional zoo and conservation and education center. The State House, the official residence of the President of Uganda is here too. Plus, it serves as a great jumping off place for exploring the rest of Uganda, especially Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake and home to the Nile crocodile as well as hippopotamus, African clawless otter, spotted-necked otter, marsh mongoose, sitatunga, bohor reedbuck, defassa waterbuck, cane rats, and giant otter shrew.
The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast buffet. It has its own restaurant, Tides, featuring international cuisine and an a la carte menu. Specialties include Tilapia and Nile Perch, while guests can also relax on the terrace and bar. A refreshing pool is the perfect spot for cooling off and unwinding. There is also a fitness center.