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Iris Guesthouse

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Avenue Kamuzinzi | no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda
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Iris Guesthouse
Ranked #10 of 34 Hotels in Kigali
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  • Location
    4 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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Vail, Colorado, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I had a pleasant stay in the hotel. The ground floor rooms seem to be small and selected a room at the first floor. Its a no hastle place and could see a lot of foreigners staying there. This seems to be favourite of most of the travellers. The staff is very helpful, there's a restaurant in the guesthouse and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

The location of this guesthouse is great. Walking distance to the city centre. The neighbourhood is very quiet, secure parking. Friendly staff. You can change money at reasonable rate. Rooms are small but clean. Sitting area outside the rooms, with views on the little but green garden. Wifi is working well. Breakfast is basic. Dinner is okay. Rates are on... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were visiting Iris on two occasions connecting to our flights. On both occasions we arrived late and were well taken care of by the staff. The rooms were clean, and there was enough hot water in the showers. The internet worked fine. So in all it was a good experience.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I had a business trip and i decided to spend my short time in this hotel. i like the fact that it is near the city but i was really disappointed with their services. The hotel's internet connection is very unstable and the food was not good at all plus untimely delivery was a really disappointment. Also the bed was... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

It is absurd that this guest house is being listed along side kigali known hotels. Our company booked a space to this hotel and they deceived as thatthis is a three star hotel. Everything looks old and the stuff were tired and the rooms are very little/small and the mattress are very hard. For those who are on a business... More 

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Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

There's not much to add that other reviewers haven't already said. I personally thought the price was high for what you get, but I suppose that's Africa...Facilities are adequate and the table and chair on the veranda outside each room are nice -- though the curtains aren't terribly precise and if there are people about you may end up dressing... More 

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Manchester U.K.
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Very close to city centre and in a very nice neighbourhood with lots of restaurants to choose from. Room was very clean and quiet. Staff were friendly and helpful. Nice bar and restaurant area. good value for money.

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Address: Avenue Kamuzinzi | no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
Number of rooms: 239
Also Known As:
Iris Guesthouse Hotel Kigali

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