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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Realy kind people and a nice relax place to stay. We were welcomed with a nice beer, view on the volcanos and a good meal. After dinner some relax time near the fireplace. The dat after, we already checked out, we came back from Mount Bisoke, completely muddy. We're offert another hot shower and in the meantime the cleaned our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, comfortable rooms and good food before or after a visit to the gorillas. Nice terrace, friendly service and only about 100m from the gorilla HQ. Not luxurious but very comfortable. Not bad value either.

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1Thank Alex D
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a really convenient and quiet place for gorilla and golden monkey trekking. It is literally across the street from the RDB where you meet before going gorilla trekking. It's affordable at $40USD/night for a double. Rooms are okay. Pretty clean but lots of bugs get in at night so it's good they have bug nets around the beds.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Though this guest house is only given 1.5 stars we found it to be fantastic. Sure, it's not 5 star luxury, but it was more than adequate for our needs. The room was basic but comfortable, and whilst there is limited hot water, it was enough if you were quick! Food service was definately a little slow, but if you...

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1Thank Catherine O
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The location is great as it is only a couple of 100 metres away from the NP HQ. They have a nice terrace as well. Service is friendly but very slow (even for African standards). Food was served lukewarm. Rooms were cheap so value for money is OK, however, even at the low price I would have expected cleaner rooms...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Kinigi guest house is basic but functional and an ideal accommodation option for folks going gorilla trekking as it is only 5 minutes walking distance to the park headquarters. There is room options ranging from beds in a dormitory to double/twin rooms which are ensuite with fairly modest bathrooms. For those who prefer a bit of luxury, there is a...

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1Thank kmpagi68
Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was been on March and find very welkoming and quite place. Close to headquartier of Virunga NP (2 km) and easy to reach from Ruhengeri. New building with budget range. Nearest I tried good restaurant with regional and int food.

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1Thank Erk Z
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights when we visited to do the gorilla trek. Our room was very basic, very nice size though. As I didn’t bring a book and the wifi wasn’t the best there was not much to do. We were in the hotel from 2pm so sitting in front of the fire was the entertainment. They even...

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1Thank strawberry0603
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very basic accommodation, but perfectly located to go on the Gorilla hikes and Golden Monkey trails. Do not visit Rwanda for the food or accommodation, but come for the Nature and experience, which Kinigi is perfectly situated for.

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1Thank Pascale D
Northampton
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The fundamentals for a stay anywhere in Rwanda are a comfortable bed, hot water, electricity and a flushing toilet. The Kinigi Guest house provided all of these although we did experience a power cut early in the morning which made packing up interesting in pitch darkness. The lodges are basically furnished which is all that is required for a one...

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Address: Kinigi, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Ruhengeri
Price Range: $93 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kinigi Guesthouse Hotel Ruhengeri
Kinigi Guesthouse Rwanda/Ruhengeri
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“Choose one with a charcoal burner.”
 of 5 bubbles SharonH168, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“VIP suite has 2 bedrooms and 1 living room with a fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles discovertheworld_13, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There weren't many rooms by the looks so any would be fine. If you are travelling in a group or family the VIP room might be ok with 2 bathrooms (1 with shower, 1 with tub), a "lounge" area, however, only 1 double bed.”
 of 5 bubbles meghnag2014, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Corner room is big enough for 3 persons. The staff added us there one bed, so we could share one room and it was also for better price than take 2 rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles kacucha, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraG797, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
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