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    Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

    Boulevard de L'Umuganda, Kigali, Rwanda
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 270 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My daughter and I stayed in a private room with bath in the basement. What a huge disappointment and quite frankly, a rip-off. The room was dark, cramped, noisy (the patio bar and restaurant were located directly above our room) and worst of all, the...More

    Thank M M
    Response from christian_uwizeye, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Rwanda Youth HostelResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, first of thank you for your time to leave us your review, which we honestly took into consideration, We are sorry to hear about your unsatisfactory experience. We are writing to tell you that we now close our bar and restaurant at 10...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife and I were happy with Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel. It was not luxurious, but comfortable. Due to an error in booking a hotel room through a booking service that turned out to not exist, and having arrived on a Sunday late in the...More

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    Response from christian_uwizeye, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Rwanda Youth HostelResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a positive review for us! We were very happy to help you with your Travel plans and we were/ are glad that you find everything here comfy. Thank you again for staying with us and we welcome you next...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

    The concept is great: Cheap Accomodation at a great location in Kigali, including the possibility of camping. However one feels that they have settled on these advantages and quality seems to be declining. They profit from their magnetic draw on the few backpackers in Rwanda...More

    Thank Fabio K
    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    We arrived at the Hostel in the evening after a flight from Amsterdam. The hostel arranged airport pick-up for a fee and the driver was already waiting for us. Our room (we had a standard room) was pretty basic but sufficient for one night. The...More

    Thank nadjaandoli
    Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

    I stayed there 2 nights from the 6th-8th . Single bed room , it was very clean and comfy. It just need a mirror there , bathrooms are clean as well but you need to wakeup early to find hot water. The food was awesome...More

    Thank Nisma899
    Response from christian_uwizeye, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Rwanda Youth HostelResponded 2 June 2017

    Dear Guest, thank you so much for your time to leave us this great review, we are really greatfull the compliment, and we are working hard to make sure the hot water is sustainable and enough for the rest of the guest, also we now...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
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    • US$15 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 17
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    Lorena G
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from christian_uwizeye | Property representative |
    Hi Lorena, Thank you for reaching out to us, we have a solution for that, you can reach us at +250 783720790
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    Response from M0rten91 | Reviewed this property |
    About 10-15 minutes. But I would recommend using a motorbike taxi instead of a car because of trafic and prices. The staff are very helpful and can help you with the price.
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