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Stipp Hotel Gisenyi

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Gisenyi, Rwanda
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Ranked #5 of 7 Gisenyi B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Brussels
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is a nice hotel in Gisenyi, near lake Khivu. The rooms are big, bed is good and the bathroom clean and functioning. Garden is well maintained and has a swimming pool. Food is good. The service was excellent and very friendly. This is a good alternative if you want some luxury, but still feel a bit in Rwanda in... More

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london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We did not stay here, but spent half a day using the pool, kids swings and trampoline. We looked at 3 of the rooms and they were nice, if a little expensive at 70-80,000 RFR (around $130). We also ate lunch here and the food scored 5/5. Lovely pasta, pomme frites (ok chips) and really tasty chicken brochettes, plus a... More

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Kigali, Rwanda
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126 reviews 126 reviews
37 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

We were on a business trip and spent a night at this hotel. The rooms are clean, but nothing special. The pool seems clean. The breakfast was a disappointment with almost no fresh fruit. They did organise a boat trip for us on Lake Kivu.

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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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