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    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Adjacent To Parc National des Volcans, Kinigi, Rwanda
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the managers” (40 reviews)
    “gorilla treks” (39 reviews)
    “the cottages” (34 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Golf Course
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 357 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The lodge is 186 steps up from the parking lot...but the staff caries everything. Each guest/family has their own roomy cottage (including seating area and fireplace) with views across the valley to the volcanoes beyond. The staff is wonderful and the food is excellent. Wine...More

    Thank Ca3ry1947
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    To stand feet away from mountain gorillas, including the Silverback himself, is a truly amazing experience. And staying at the Sabyinyo Siverback Lodge made it even more pleasurable. The staff were very attentive and always made sure we were happy. The lodge itself is great...More

    Thank Barry S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    For city-trekkers like me, this lodge ensures a truly fulfilling experience. The accommodation is stunning and the service standards are superb. The arrangements for trekking are thoughtful and tip-top. Enlist the help of porters, who are diligent and attentive. The guides are witty, knowledgeable and...More

    Thank Andy-HH-Lim
    Response from Musiara, Owner at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here... Keep it on the bucket list it really shouldn't be a 'once only' ! Best wishes from all of us at Sabyinyo.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    In order to see the mountain Gorillas in Rwanda, you must trek to the Kinigi village to stay. It's quite a trip from Kigali, Rwanda up and over the mountain on a 2 lane road with a slow speed limit. When we were taking the...More

    Thank Tim H
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you back here again? Kind regards from all of us at Sabyinyo

    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    We have the best guide for a walk in the village and get to know the people in Rwanda; a hole experience! We stay at sliver back lodge and everything was perfect. Thanks LUCKY!!! Neza Garv Luck +250788971717

    Thank raquelsmeke
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind comments and we will pass on your regards to Lucky. Best wishes from us all at Sabyinyo

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Rwanda >
    • Northern Province >
    • Musanze District >
    • Kinigi
    • Also Known As
    • Sabyinyo Silverback Hotel Ruhengeri
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    autumnfoods
    17 June 2017|
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    Response from Musiara | Property representative |
    No. You don't need an electronic converter. There are plugs for US current
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    19 April 2017|
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    Response from Musiara | Property representative |
    Dear Abi1985, Tripadvisor does not allow us to post email addresses or website addresses. Please instead contact us via our facebook page "Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge" and we can give you the details from there. All the... More
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    4 March 2017|
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    Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do. And gaiters, gloves,raincoats and hats
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    Room Tips
    "Each cottage is perfect with wonderful views."
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    "Each cottage is located in a private spot on the property, can't go wrong."
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    "be open minded."
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    "Suite 1 is far and high away from the lobby/dining area. Bring a flashlight!"
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