Venue and Accommodations

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda

To make reservations at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel please click here for contact information and more details about the special conference  group rate (you must mention code AGLC-2017)

The African Great Lakes Conference will be held 2-5 May, 2017 at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel. The hotel sits on the sandy edge of Lake Victoria on 27 acres of graceful terraces, and gives attendees the opportunity to experience Africa’s largest freshwater lake. Imperial Resort Beach Hotel is seven minutes from Entebbe International Airport and is a five-star hotel.


Conference participants should make their own reservations for accommodation at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda. The conference will take place onsite at the Hotel’s Conference Center. The hotel is five kilometers from Entebbe International Airport and located on the shores of Lake Victoria, boasting a one kilometer stretch of sandy beach shoreline. The hotel has 181 rooms, and the majority of conference attendees will be booked in this hotel. Each room at the Imperial Beach Hotel is equipped with a flat screen TV, refrigerator, kettle, telephone and WiFi access. The property includes a pizzeria, pub and bar, as well as an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and sauna. The hotel provides 24-hour front desk and concierge service.


Alternate Accommodations

Participants who need to stay in a separate hotel and need assistance in booking are requested to contact the Conference organizers. Participants who choose to stay in other hotels are responsible for arranging transportation to and from the conference venue. Although not endorsed by the conference organizers, additional hotels nearby include:



WiFi is available at the conference venue and in all rooms. Participants will be given details about internet access upon arrival at the venue. Uganda uses the 13A power plug, so participants should plan to bring their own power adapters as needed.