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Kinigi Guesthouse

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Kinigi, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
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Kinigi Guesthouse
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Charleroi, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I had there the worste night of my all trip around Rwanda. Extremely slow service (or no service). Mattress was so thin that I had the feeling to sleep on a wood bed. Bathroom (shower room) was like a bad dream. Really old, not working. This is really not a good place to stau, unless you want to experience Africa...

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Lakewood, Ohio
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Very basic here the best thing is it is just across from the meeting place for Gorilla tracking, the rooms are very simple with very hard beds and little sitting area, the bathrooms are not very nice open shower that gets water everywhere and not very clean, but it is a simple place and well priced and placed. The housekeepers... More

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Planet Earth
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

If Kinigi was not open, backpackers or budget travelers would have to find alternative accommodations in-town (25 mins from the Park). Its a decent lodge if your only staying a couple days. The mattress was hard for my taste. I didn't have my own transport to the park therefore I had to deal with taxi drivers to drive me to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Quite expensive fro what was offered , extremely slow service , many food items on menu not available including at one stage milk for tea and coffee! ( despite a dairy 200 m up the road ) . All costs were prepaid and despite having this in writing we had to discuss this with staff each meal as they insisted... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

this place is VERY cheap compared to other options in the area and it does not disappoint as long as you understand it is basic. Rooms are clean but spare. we had a TV in our room but our friends didn't. The food is fine again, keep expectations down. Grilled chicken and chips is way to go! Breakfast sustained us... More

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Manchester U.K.
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Stayed here in November 2013 for a visit to Volcanoes National Park. The guesthouse is run by the charity AASOFERWA (a non-profit, women's association) for women who were widowed and/or left with HIV infection after the genocide. Rooms were comfortable and quiet. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was good. Beautiful views of the volcanoes. Just a couple of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Stayed here in July 2013 and I agree with a couple previous posts that it is a very cute place. And yes, "it is basic and you get what you pay for, people need to be realistic and not complain about this place!" I stayed in the VIP room which had 2 huge bathrooms. Yes, there is some mold -... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Kinigi guesthouse is just around the corner of the entrance to the Parc National des Volcans. The rooms are outdated and very basic. The food was ok, but our diner was due to the buffet without heaters a bit cold. So if you need to be at the gate at 7 AM and you want to stay close at an... More

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Iver, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

A lovely very cute place yes it is basic and you get what you pay for, people need to be realistic and not complain about this place! We had a twin room with bathroom, average size room, fly nets were provided, bedroom was clean. Yes bathroom was damp, and it does look dated and needs a refurb, but i loved... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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97 reviews 97 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A decent budget option in best location for gorilla trekking. Very nice grounds with pleasant outdoor terrace and indoor lobby with fireplace. Agree with other reviewers that rooms are in need of renovation. Very ordinary budget rooms, and yes damp and a little moldy. Bathroom not stellar but not as bad as other reviews suggest, had hot water with good... More

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Address: Kinigi, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Northern Province > Ruhengeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kinigi Guesthouse Hotel Ruhengeri
Kinigi Guesthouse Rwanda/Ruhengeri

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