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Iris Guesthouse

Avenue Kamuzinzi | no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda
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Iris Guesthouse
Ranked #10 of 31 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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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Boyds, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We spent four nights at IRIS in February and had an excellent stay. The two bedroom apartment was very spacious, clean, and had all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Central location enabled access to all key attractions in Kigali including good restaurants within walking distance. Having a restaurant on premise is a great convenience. It really became quiet... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
57 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Nice garden. Rooms haven little balcony tables to sit at and enjoy the garden view.  Clean enough, ok bed.   A bit warm, a fan would be useful.  Wifi worked well.  Credit card and US $ accepted. Front desk was able to print a few pages for me and arrange a taxi to the airport.  Staff were friendly. No safe box in room but the closet had a lock on it.  We didn't have any towels, but provided when asked.  The restaurant serves meals but we didn't try it.  We had dinner at Heaven a quick and safe walk at night.  We also walked around the neighbourhood during the day and felt safe. Breakfast provided with reservation included toast, peanut butter, butter, jam, coffee, tea, fruit. 

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Lyon, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

If you have been going around Burundi and Rwanda (for work), it is good to come back to the iris Guesthouse for a good rest. The rooms are nicely done, bathrooms spacious, the restaurant fine (and otherwise there is another one next door). Of course you're in a city but still abundant bougainvillae in front of your terrace... Near to... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Three of us shared the two bedroom apartment for 4 nights in December and it was terrific. The apartment is like a townhouse with a kitchen, dining room, living room, upstairs balcony, two bedrooms with two full bathrooms and a half bathroom on the main floor. It was much bigger than we expected. You have to climb stairs to get... More

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
31 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We really enjoyed the Iris and their attentive staff. As others have mentioned, it is quite expensive for what you get however the guesthouse often has a full house because of their popularity on Tripadvisor Really - just down the block is the Kay Sun which is better value for money. Extremely beautifully appointed with big rooms and a lovely... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed at the Iris Guest House for one night whilst on holiday in Rwanda. Its is very close to good restaurants and shops. The room was clean and comfortable. We forgot our stanley flask there when we checked out the following morning. We were delighted that they kept it for us and we collected it the following day.

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Iris Guesthouse Hotel
Iris Guesthouse Hotel Kigali
Address: Avenue Kamuzinzi | no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
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Ranked #10 of 31 hotels in Kigali
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hotel with some apartments available, includes breakfast, operated by presbyterian church ... more   less 

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