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ottawa Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my dgt & 2 friends had 2 rooms booked for 2 nights ( confirmed by email a month earlier ). We arrived to be told there was no room for us; no explanation or apology. There is very few options in Nyungwe Park so we ended up in the village where our driver was staying( so he didn't have...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodation is fairly basic but the rooms are OK and the showers are hot. The evening buffet is plentiful but I'm not sure how they would cope in the small restaurant if it was busy (we were there in low season). The staff are friendly and helpful

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Bern
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I didn't stay at Gisakura Guest House, but at the Anglican Guesthouse, which is also overpriced, and so is the third option in town, the Keza Lodge. If you want to hike at Nyungwe National Park and don't mind an early wake-up, you can stay at the cheaper and way better Golden Monkey Hotel in Nyamagabe/Gikongoro east of the Nyungwe...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed two times in the Guesthouse and both times were great. The rooms are not luxurious but have everything you need. The staff is really welcoming and helpful, the dinner was fantastic and the location is great to start explorations of the nearby tea plantations or the Nyungwe National Park.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very basic accommodation. For travellers on a budget like us this met all needs. Private rooms with simple beds, and a shared bathroom with there travellers. Do not come expecting any luxury and you will be happy. Staff are friendly and accommodating.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For what you get you better look for cheaper place in the village. Basic room, shower outside, poor but quite expensive menu at the restaurant the rdb office moved anyway so there is no more any advantage in staying there.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We were booked into the guesthouse for four nights by our agent in October 2015. The day before our driver checked the booking and was told they would no longer accommodate us. It later transpired that they often overbook. We were transferred to the excellent Hill Top View hotel, nearby. We popped into Gisankura - our guide took us to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was the only place we stayed in Rwanda that asked for full payment up front, that didn't feel good. The room was tiny. The bathroom shared. The beer was warm. The water came out the taps smelling of rust (hands stank of it after washing). It was the only place we food poisoning in 2 weeks eating in local...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here thinking it was the only cheap option for staying near Ngungwe Forest. Read the other reviews saying it was over priced, and when we got there we agreed. Bedrooms are clean and fine for a short stay, food isn't anything special. For 6,000 RWF (about £6) I got some rice, green beans and chips, which was a...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Gisakura Guest House is really near Park Nyungwe. Its managet, Joseph, is nice and always ready to help if anything. However be careful with the price negotiated with his taxi friends as they tend to be higher than what was agreed. The rooms are basic for the price asked but they have all you need. Also they have hot water...

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Address: Gisakura Tea Estate | Nyungwe Forest, Gisakura, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Western Province > Gisakura
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
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“Don't expect en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles Wilco-holiday, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Avoid Gisakura Guest House completely.”
 of 5 bubbles pietervrey, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“They're all pretty much the same, no advantages to them. Apologies to all for no photos, traveling with an iPad Air, no USB to allow me to download from my Olympus. Sorry!”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaH39, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Come prepared to pay cash for everything in this part of Rwanda.”
 of 5 bubbles wildliferescue, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the building Eric's desk faces. You enter the rooms from the inside, so it isn't as chilly.”
 of 5 bubbles illini2000_LA, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
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