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Gisakura Tea Estate | Nyungwe Forest, Gisakura, Rwanda
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Gisakura Guest House
Ranked #2 of 2 Gisakura B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good value for money choice of accomodation. This is not a place for a romantic night. It's a place that gives you just what you need: a bed (single or double), a moskito net, hot shower & bathroom (FYI, not in the room) & food. The staff is wonderful, the food is good, its central location is... More

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Ede, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Staying at the comfortable an nice accommodation of the Gisakura Guest House (http://www.gisakuraguesthouse.com/) it is very nice to start trails like the Waterfall trail starting directly from the guest house, visiting the Nyungwe National Park, chimps tracking etc.. Serving each day a perfect local delicious meal by very nice personnel. Monkeys sometimes in the garden. A visit to the local... More

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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
59 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The price is right. We've stayed here at least 6 times now. The location beside the the park information/reception centre and the garden setting of this guest house are both EXCELLENT. Just outside the forest and next to tea plantations. No vehicle necessary for long walks, Colobus monkeys and a lovely hike to the waterfall. The guesthouse is very basic.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
73 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed for two nights at the Gisakura Guest House in April 2014, paying 35,400 Rwandan francs (about 32 pounds sterling) per night for bed and breakfast. Overall, although I enjoyed my stay, I think the place is slightly overpriced, given its limited facilities. However, there are many positives to report. The location of the guest house, close to the... More

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Planet Earth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Gisakura is a comfortable lodge. Many hikes (Waterfalls tour) and bird tours begin here. My room was spacious and the shared bathroom is cleaned twice a day (although some days staff should have cleaned it more due to more guests traffic and a drainage problem in 1 of them). The receptionist, Eric, assisted me to arrive by moto to the... More

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Sweden
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Gisakura Guest House is located at one "reception" for Nyungwe Forest national park, which is convenient. You can track colobus monkeys from here, but you must have a guide. The guest house is faily simple but staff is friendly and the food good. At least several of the persons working there spoke English. The room was simple but perfectly OK... More

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Drammen, Norway
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is a great place to stay for those of us who's not willing to spend USD 500 for a night in a posh lodge. There's not a whole lot of options in the area so you basically end up choosing between Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Gisakura Guest House. The Guest House is next door to the ranger station and... More

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

A great departure point to explore the wonders of Nyungwe Forest. A relaxed environment with clean room and most importantly warm and welcoming staff, particularly the engaging and thoughtful manager Sam. Great value for what it offers particularly compared to the other options.

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

For budget travellers, this is the only option at Nyungwe. Take the Impala bus from Kigali and asked to be dropped off next to the ranger station/head office, just outside the park. The guesthouse is a bit hidden and can be accessed through the ranger station parking lot. For those without a vehicle, a couple hikes leave from the ranger... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This place is strategically located within the Nyungwe Forest Park Head Quarters and a starting point for other activities like forest walk for the golden monkeys and other primates and birds. The facilities are basic but good bearing in mind that it is a budget property. The staff are excellent and offer very good service. However, for those with knee... More

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Address: Gisakura Tea Estate | Nyungwe Forest, Gisakura, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Western Province > Gisakura
Also Known As:
Gisakura Guest House Hotel Rwanda

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