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ORTPN Resthouse

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Nyungwe National Park, Butare, Rwanda
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

First: what you get: -- you are close to the park and, from what I know, the only other place is very expensive. -- a room and board, which is nice after a long day of trekking -- 2 shared bathrooms in each wing, which, contrary to what I expected, was usually fine -- rooms and bathrooms are stark. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

This is one of two accommodations in Nyungwe National Park. It is small and very friendly. It has double or twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities or a small self contained bungalow. The rooms are basic but very clean and comfortable. The gardens are lovely. The resthouse is right next door to the ORTPN Park office so it is easy... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2010

This is now called the Gisakura Guest house and it's located within the boundaries of the Nyunge forest across from the park offices several hours from Butare (not sure why this is listed under Buatre in TripAdvisor...). The grounds are very pretty with well-maintained landscaping, monkeys running around, loads of birds chirping, and a nice fire ring in a small... More 

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Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

Yes, the rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. The setting is nice--I liked the garden and gazebo. The service is comically "different."

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

Nyungwe is actually a large N Park with a diamemter of 60 kms; while the road is paved, its very hilly and curvy with occasional huge holes in it, dangerous, i ruined a friends car there! To reach teh guesthouse, its quite a trip - the house is on the west side of the park and in all normal circumstances,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2009

This lodge is the only accomodation so there is no competition and it is quite remote. It's partly a research station - hence the spartan rooms. The guest accomodation is housed in small bungalows which house three double rooms and two shower/toilet rooms. The bedroom consisted of one double bed, one chair, one small table and a wooden shelf all... More 

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Address: Nyungwe National Park, Butare, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Southern Province > Butare
Number of rooms: 12

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