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Stipp Hotel Gisenyi

, Gisenyi, Rwanda
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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 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late at night and asked fir two rooms. A twin was offered ( for myself and my son) but the single fir my friend was damp smelling and grubby. They initially refused yo give her amother room due to the fact that there were no more ' singles ' available even though there were numerous doubkes etc as... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the hotel especially when on business as it is central but very quiet at the same time. Food is not great there, except perhaps their Sambaza. The amenities have however be deteriorating quite a lot. Last time I was there, there was a major flood in its kitchen/dining room, during breakfast time. Half of the electrical fittings did... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hotel is a real colonial style treat beside Lake Kivu grounds although across the road from the beach. It is set up a slope with good views, beautiful grounds and the tamest crowned cranes you will ever meet. The food on the whole is very good I had tillapia a l'orange which was superb my brother tried a pizza... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Gisenyi is a natural beauty even without the Hotels. Stipp Hotel adfs a great deal of value to the whole image of beauty. It's all well structured to capture a series of beautiful views from the balcony in some rooms. The Beds are quite comfortable and relaxing. Though the rooms are not big they are adequately sized and stylishly designed... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Brussels
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

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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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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