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Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort

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Avenue du Rumonge, Rumonge, Burundi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a most enjoyable 24 hours at Blue Bay during a 12 day visit to Burundi. It was an oasis and we rested well in a very comfortable room (upper floor) with views across the landscaped gardens out over Lake Tanganyika. We stayed on a Sunday evening and the resort was very quiet. The food was very good and with... More 

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Bujumbura, Burundi
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went there on a Saturday morning and stayed the entire day .. Had a wonderful early morning swim in tanganika. afterwards got a really nice breakfast of cheese omelette and Africa tea on the beach.. The beach comes alive around noon .. Excellent beach kept clean all the time by staff .. Water is vv clean here .. be careful... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The reception is great. Great rooms at relatively higher than appropriate pricing. However, without similar resorts around, its not a bad place to go. If using public transport back to Bujumbura however, please make arrangements earlier.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Place is gorgeous, and it was wonderful to get into the clear lake. Staff was considerate and offered that they we could request a lifeguard, but we didn't need one. Our group had wonderful meals including one on the beach with the bonfire and music. Lots of little open cabanas allow you to have a quiet meal if you want... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wonderful stay during weekend, enjoyed the friendliness and warm hospitality of the owners and of the service, an early morning swim in the lake with Congo in a shroud of mist in the distance, a delicious dinner of grilled 'mukeke' (eat with your fingers!), and a late evening on the beach, with campfire and guitar, leisurely sipping lemongrass tea. Life... More 

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Bujumbura, Burundi
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Blue Bay is a sizable lake side (beach) resort in Rumonge - Burundi. I stayed there for a night after a grueling day of fieldwork. Checked in at 8pm which is apparently late by Burundi standards. Took a while to locate the front office staff and approximately 30mins before I could be checked in (could have been so because I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Stayed here in June 2013. The location is wonderful; rooms are nice and food was great. Property is quiet and relaxing. Management is VERY poor!!! I had a reservation but we arrived very late by local standards - 8PM. The reception area was dark and left unattended. It took us about 20 minutes to locate anyone who was working at... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

STUNNING resort on the shores of beautiful lake Tanganyika. They gave us a great mid week rate on our room. The rooms are basic, African style but lovely. Food was excellent if a little slow in coming. Service was outstanding. We had dinner on the pier - a table just for two of us. It was super romantic. This is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

A very relaxed destination for travellers who wish to enjoy a peaceful vacation and have a taste of unique seafood from L.Tanganyika. Nice sandy beaches with good beach sports for people visting with friends. Has a nice view of the L.Tanganyika with perfect sunsets.

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Accra, Ghana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Tanganyika Blue Bay is about 1h15mn away from Bujumbura, which makes it an easy get-away at the week-end. The beach is nice and clean and you are given a mat on arrival. Do inquire about hippos or crocodiles, but usually staff are pretty good at monitoring the beach and keeping it out of bounds if there's any danger. The rooms... More 

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Additional Information about Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort

Address: Avenue du Rumonge, Rumonge, Burundi
Location: Burundi > Bururi Province > Rumonge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort Burundi/Rumonge

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