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Iris Guesthouse

Avenue Kamuzinzi | no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Spring Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I love the Iris. Situated near the French Embassy, in a quiet, comfortable, and safe neighborhood – the Iris Guesthouse was for us a little oasis of good feel, after traipsing through Uganda for ten days. We were tired and needed something soft. A stone’s throw from city centre, and some pleasant places to eat (Heaven Restaurant and Khana Khazana... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Simple but sufficient guesthouse with restaurant and bar close to city centre. There is need for some maintenance, some facilities are quit outdated and the internet is very slow. Had a lovely simple lunch, but order on time because it took them 1hr to prepare it ;-)

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Iris. It is a very cute venue. A French cafe atmosphere in the restaurant. The guest house has simple, clean and comfortable rooms.This is a charming setting at a very good price.

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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was leading a mission team and we stayed here for one night before flying back to Colorado. I reserved the 3 bedroom apartment for our group which was very clean and extremely roomy with a living room in the center of the area. The apartment was it's own building separate from the rest of the hotel. It also included... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed in the 3 bedroom appartment which was really a very spacious place to stay with 4 adults and 3 kids. Nice and clean rooms and lots of living room space. Kitchen was really not equipped for doing your own cooking, but we didn't really need that anyhow, as the guesthouse restaurant was really nice. Breakfast was good and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

nice and quiet place very close to the city center. Lovely garden, nice restaurant. The room was not very large but clean and well equiped. It was nice to have a table and chair outside in front of the room to relax and enjoy the garden. The staff is super friendly and helped us with all our questions and plans.... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A friend and I stayed here twice and it is a OK place - it's greatest asset is the proximity to the centre - easy walking distance. It feels secure. The breakfast is mediocre, the price is high, but that goes for all places in central Kigali. The neighbourhood is beautiful and there are several very good restaurants in the... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

my husband stayed here for several days in October and were very pleased! The room was clean, we had plenty of hot water and the restaurant was pretty good.The staff was very helpful! We had forgotten to go to the bank for money to tip our driver, so the hotel gave me the cash and just added it to our... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Located in Kyovu, a short walk from the Presidential palace and several nice restaurants such as Le Pichet, Le Bistro and others. It is a very quiet and very safe area, you can walk down the street during the day and night. Downtown Kigali, safe as well, is only 15 minutes by foot. There you will find Bourbon cafe (kind... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was extremely satisfied with this place considering the category it is placed in. Fantastic value, very accommodating staff and an amazing little restaurant. I had a late flight and everyone bent over backwards to make me comfortable while waiting.

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