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Stipp Hotel Gisenyi

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Gisenyi, Rwanda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014
vasophe Dungu, Democratic Republic of Congo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very sad to see a major hotel being allowed to degenerate. The accommodation was OK at best. When we arrived we had lunch which was average to say the least and the wine selection was frightening!! Following that experience we headed straight out and spent the evening at a different location. The rooms do not have air con or mosquito... More 

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stipp looked like a hotel for ghosts when I stayed there. There were only 7 guests in the 100 room hotel and I saw no one. The restaurant was completely deserted – except for the friendly waiter - and I saw two people at the reception desk, apart from that no one. The garden is very nice and you cant... More 

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Dungu, Democratic Republic of Congo
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stipp hotel is very well located in the border area. Perfect for transit. However, the hotek needs to be renovated. The single room is too small but clean. The service is good and the staff is very nice.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After all the hype about the food at the Stipp Hotel, I was really disappointed. The service was terrible- at one stage the phone in the restaurant rang without being picked up for what seemed like 5 minutes, and the restaurant was not at all busy. I had been recommended the fish with passionfruit sauce by a friend but found... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We started here for one night in January. It's a very family oriented hotel but it was not busy so also for us as a young couple it was great. Food was support and the staff was so very nice. Rooms are spacious. Decor is kind of old-fashioned but the bathrooms are well equipped and clean. Or room had views... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stipp Hotel must have been renovated at some time, probably about 20 years ago, but little has changed since. It is in many ways stuck in a time-warp of an era when Rwanda was Francophone and its hotels rather grander, but there is nothing grand about the service or facilities nowadays. My single room was small (two beds pushed together)... More 

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Charleroi, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

All the hotel is run down. Rooms are old, smell old? wifi was not working and the management didn't even have a look at the problem. There were nobody to prepare the breakfast at 8.00 am. Hotel is dirty. The only "funny" thing was the crane bird along the swimming pool but this is definitely not a place to recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This hotel has only one thing going for it -- the location. The rooms are run down, the ventilation is poor, the sliding glass door didn't lock (and the management didn't even attempt to correct the problem). The inside room temperature was excessively hot and there were no windows or ceiling fans and no screens on the sliding door. The... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I've been staying there for 2 months while working in the local brewery. Now the first impression was quite good as you see the pool, garden, crane birds in the garden and the exterior along with the bar. Unfortunately this is the biggest and only plus. There are different types of rooms depending on when they were built. The older... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I went here for my Christmas break and the hotel was clean and service was okay. I never ate there as I wanted to explore other places and not get locked in one place for everything. I had a breath taking view from my room. The bathroom were pretty small to move into let alone around it. Its a decent... More 

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Address: Gisenyi, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Western Province > Gisenyi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stipp Hotel Gisenyi 2.5*
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