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Hotel Muhabura

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I Stayed here for two nights while Gorilla Trekking. Our room was a bit tired and worn, but still quite comfortable and liveable. The place has a nice little restaurant and bar and friendly staff. It's the place where Dianne Fossey stayed when she came down from studying the gorillas in the mountains.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was a good place for a sleep. Hot water, wife and good rooms. They also had a nice restaurant with patio to chill. They have lunch deals for 3 course meal (6000) and menu for dinner time. Food was good and it was nice to chill outside with a cold pint.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

menu was larger then other area places yet not much that attracted me... we ate a couple times for lite lunch/snack fares or a cold coke. also tried African tea there. That was an interesting venture and worth stopping by for. Staff was friendly yet not always around when we needed.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited at the end of June and had a nice big room with lots of natural light, a terrace area and a hot shower! There is even a small garden area with some chairs so it makes for a great place to relax with a book. The restaurant was great with tasty curries and the staff were very friendly!...

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Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Room was reasonably large but needs renovation. The shower had hot water and the toilet flushed. The mosquito net was too small, dirty, and had holes. The TV looked like an antique. I found a millipede in the bed when about to sleep. It startled me and I quietly disposed of it so that my wife would not be too...

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Mtwara, Tanzania
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here because of its history with Dian Fossey. It's a bit of time warp and clearly popular with the locals and tourists. Clean with good service and helpful staff. The restaurant is good, though too much sauce in general, and I'm guessing limited availability of good supplies. All in all no complaints but somehow missing a really special...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed here as part of a tour we booked with a gorilla trek company. Overall, the grounds and rooms are clean with plenty of plugs to charge electronics. Food in the restaurant is decent and the bar seems to be fairly well stocked. Area apparently is safe as well from what we're told, but there's really nothing worth visiting in...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The hotel Muhabura is a good three start hotel that offers all the required necessities to overnight prior and after your Gorilla trek. For budget conscious travellers Muhabura not only offers just what is needed, it also has the historical charm of having been Dianne Fossey’s watering hole and crashing den when she was not up in the hills spending...

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Berwick, Maine
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My family and I stayed two times at Hotel Muhabura during our 6 months in Rwanda. The historic hotel really stands out as you drive out of Musanze toward Rubavu, as many of the other hotels are behind high walls and hedges. It's restaurant is one of the best known hotel restaurants, again in part because the patio is visible...

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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I ate lunch at the restaurant in Muhabura restaurant on a recent trip to Rwanda and Uganda. I was so pleased with my meal that my group returned for the subsequent 2 days! The ambience was very 'gorilla trek' (!) and took me back to the '70's and Dian Fossey's day. We were politely and promptly greeted and seated. The...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hotel Muhabura

Address: Avenue Du 5 Juillet, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Musanze District > Ruhengeri
Number of rooms: 127
Also Known As:
Hotel Muhabura Rwanda/Ruhengeri
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“Rooms near the back of the hotel are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lambkaroline3, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the far back are better”
 of 5 bubbles Samsafarisrwanda, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back with a terrace area and a nice view (and great sunsets!)”
  • Lots of natural light!
  • Lovely green areas surrounding the rooms
  • Great views in the distance
 of 5 bubbles Colite1990, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The furthest back the quieter...”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianBoix, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms toward the back of the property are quieter than the ones closer to the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Oxwood-Farm, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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