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Hotel Garni du Centre

B.P. 548, Kigali, Rwanda
Hotel Garni du Centre
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  • 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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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quiet hotel in the centre of Kigali. Offers a good breakfast and there are several good restaurants in easy walking distance or you can order online from Hello Food. Room is clean and attractive with lovely views over the garden and pool

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Jerusalem, Israel
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice small hotel in the center of Kigali. Clean rooms pleasantly decorated. Very beautiful garden with small swimming pool. Very good breakfast and Wi fi working. I had a late flight and was allowed to use the room till 2 pm and enjoy the garden as long as I needed. Water for drinking is expensive. Bring your own.

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Manchester, UK
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42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 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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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 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
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 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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