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Hotel Garni du Centre

B.P. 548, Kigali, Rwanda
Hotel Garni du Centre
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A small hotel with a friendly owner manager who speaks excellent English, and other languages also. All the staff were quietly friendly and helpful. They called a taxi for us and we were able to leave luggage when we went to visit the Mountain Gorillas. The room was a good size with a balcony and view out to the garden... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The location is excellant in the heart of the city with resturants and the shopping centre, supermarket and brilliant coffee and food 5 mins walk away at the trade union centre. The hotel is clean and the breakfast were very good with fruits, meats and cheeses with a 'French' touch to them. Only negative is that the provided their own... More 

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Rome, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This hotel is nicely located in the centre of Kigali, a perfect location for business travellers. It has a nice small swimming pool for relaxing times and the rooms are very quiet. Internet is slow but works, and compared to other places in Africa the line is stable (no problems for skype calls). Rooms are decently large and more importantly... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This hotel compared to photos is actually better in person. Very clean, quaint, and peaceful. Main lobby is inviting with a fireplace and the breakfast buffet absolutely gorgeous. Pool is also inviting with a little hut for shade and drinks. If you are a birder then you will enjoy this property for the birds as well. If you like small... More 

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mathewra
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I actually have no suggestions, I just did not want to call it perfect. 4 hour window for fantastic included breakfast. Small pool is refreshing and clean. Great garden, if you like dogs, you can pet "Scoobie", wake to chirping birds and ask to help feed the pet birds. I needed extra power strip and USA adapters, they showed up... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Kigali is the nearest one can find to a boutique hotel in Kigali. Extremely well-located and very clean and restful. The good bits: nice rooms, clean, excellent & efficient reservation system (via email); nice gardens/pool; and very good breakfast. It also has a certain amount of low-key charm, with a fire on cold evenings and the other guests all seem... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stayed in the Garni du centre for three nights in August 2013 and had an absolutely lovely time! Theground floor room was spacious, extraordinarily clean and had a nice terrace with a view and access to the wonderfully maintained garden and pool. The bathrooms were European standard. The continental buffet breakfast with fresh juices, fresh fruits, (very nice!) cheeses,... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

For this trip to East central Africa I relied on trip adviser assessments - and this turned out to be a good idea as ever. This was my second stay in Kigali, and I think I have found what one can wish for. The Hotel is at the heart of Kigali, and it is a quiet sanctuary in a busy... More 

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Rock Hall
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27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This hotel has nice size rooms in a great location in the heart of Kigali. While I think I was the only one I ever saw using the pool it was pleasant to look at in the midst of the lovely gardens. The owner was helpful with information and amenities. The breakfast was great.

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London, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
35 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Good location - easy to walk to centre and restaurants. Clean rooms with mosquito nets. Best feature is the garden. Decent breakfast - with lovely staff. Sadly some of the reception staff were probably the least helpful hotel staff that we met during our trip. You would probably get more for your money in another country - but for Kigali... More 

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