Unwinding from Moroto Town

Friday December 6 2013

Unwinding from Moroto Town

The entrance of the hotel overlooking Mountain Moroto. Photo by Steven Ariong.  

By Steven Ariong

With the Christmas holiday approaching, many people have made advance plans on making the best out of the holiday.

For most, upcountry spots feature prominently on the must-visit list. At the foothills of Mountain Moroto lies Mt Moroto Hotel, a little haven in Moroto District.

With a great view of the mountain and Moroto Town, the hotel is located east of the town, just three kilometres away from the district headquarters.

The hotel offers various activities for relaxation that will keep you merry. The hotel boasts of both outdoor and indoor sports activities like basketball, pool and others.

For those who prefer to unwind in their rooms, there is pay TV. Speaking of rooms, guests can opt to stay in cottages or the rooms at the hotel.

All these are self-contained and fitted with king-sized beds.

The cost of these ranges from Shs65,000 to Shs240,000, inclusive of breakfast.

The hotel is connected to the national power grid but it also has a standby generator.

Away from unwinding, the hotel has a conference hall with seating capacity of up to 500 people. For this facility, the hotel’s management charges Shs 200,000 per day and this is inclusive of the public system address system and projector.

On the culinary front, Mt Moroto Hotel prepares both foreign and local cuisines.

A plate of local food costs Shs16,000. There are also beverages, including, wine and beers. Sodas and water are sold at Shs2,000, while beers go for Shs4,000.

In case you are looking for a fusion of nature and glamour, then look no further.

If you go:
Mt Moroto Hotel
What. Unwinding in the countryside
Where. Moroto Town
When. Daily
Contact. To make reservations, call 0392897300 or 0787540966.