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Good News Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
Gikongo Road, Kigali, Rwanda
Good News Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Abington, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed two separate nights here. Grounds are lovely. Rooms are basic but good. Internet was a bit weak but still I would stay here again. For the price, it is hard to do better. Ate 2 evening meals and 2 breakfasts here. Found them to be very good. Of course, it helps that the views from our table were exceptional.... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is clean enough. The food is good (it takes a LONG time to get it, so order well before you are hungry). The internet wasn't very good - but this is africa. It's hard to find cheap accommodation in Kigali - so I'd probably stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came with a school group from Scotland and although we travelled around Rwanda, we always came back to the guesthouse when we were in Kigali. Ben, Clement, Anastase, Poupoute (in order in photos) and the rest of the team were very welcoming and would go out of their way to make sure you were enjoying your stay. The rooms... More 

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Kilsyth
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here two years ago and I was so looking forward to being back - I wasn't disappointed, it remains the best place I have stayed in Rwanda. The breakfasts made by chefs Anastase and Dodo are wonderful - fruit salad (mango, pineapple, ikinyimoro, passion fruit, banana) then French toast with maple syrup or pancakes with honey, sets you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed at the Good News Guest House as part of a group from Scotland, visiting to serve within local communities. They provided an amazing atmosphere - Ben and all of his team learned all of our names, got to know us and tried their best to give us advice to help us with our projects. Rooms were clean &... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I stayed at the Good News guesthouse with my daughter and parents on two occasions in Feb 2013. We arrived late at night and were greeted by Ben and his exceptional staff. We immediately settled into our rooms, but not before securing a bit of wifi access to check-in with loved ones back home. The bathrooms were clean and had... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at the GNGH. Ben and his staff were very welcoming and accommodating and the rooms and beds were very comfortable. The food is top notch - I would go there just to eat if I were in the area and not staying at the guest house. The chef, Anastase, was very friendly and accommodating as... More 

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Temple, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The staff is absolutely amazing! They made our stay so pleasant! They served a great hot breakfast each morning. They will call a taxi for you if needed. Conveniently located within minutes of downtown Kigali.

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Sydney
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ben and his staff at GNGH made every attempt to have our stay go as smoothly as possible. Meeting us at the airport was like being greeted by an old friend. The WIFI has been improved and can now reach to all bedrooms. Breakfast out in the garden is such a beautiful way to start the day. The food is... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I've stayed at a few places in Kigali now and Ben's place is superb. The welcoming staff and team he has as well as the great facilities make this place second to none. The rooms are beautiful and bathrooms have hot water and impeccably clean. Wi-fi is available and a good speed. Anastase makes fabulous food and the french toast... More 

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