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Traveler's Rest Hotel

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Bunagana Road, Kisoro, Uganda
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Traveler's Rest Hotel
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Kisoro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Collingwood, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights as part of an organised gorilla trek, after being told by my guide not to expect much, I was pleasantly surprised. Staff are engaging and welcoming with good English, it was like coming home to family each time you stepped through the door. The rooms are simple but comfortable (plenty of cupboard space and mosquito... More

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Brussels, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This hotel is nicely located in a town with a history, close to the Congolese borders. Unfortunately it is still a 2-hours drive away from Bwindi National Park for the gorilla tracking. When we arrived, we were treated very unfriendly by the staff. The walls of the bedroom were full with mould, as were those in the bathroom. We tried... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Good location in town just outside the centre. Very clean with a cozy lounge where we chatted to other guests around a log fire. Had a little bar as well.The best thing was the staff.So smiling and friendly They all speak very good English. Food was also very nice. Rooms simple but clean and pleasant, arranged around a lovely garden... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. This hotel is centrally located in Kisoro and has a lovely colonial feel. Rooms were very nice and the intricately folded towels and rose petals were a nice romantic touch (my room mate, Chris, did not take the hint though!) Good service, food and value.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed for a night at the Travellers Rest in Kisoro in April 2014, paying US$ 70 for bed and breakfast. I very much enjoyed my short stay and would gladly have remained for a few days more. I have only positive things to say about this hotel. I loved my room, which was airy and comfortable, albeit simply furnished.... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great place to stay for couples and families. Very well located in the center of Kisoro. The staff was very friendly and the rooms were very cozy, nice and clean. Great food too! Definitely recommend it!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Something of a landmark in Kisoro as Diane Fossey herself used to stay here, the hotel is styled in a colonial style and has a lot of charm as a result. The bar area in particular is very atmospheric with lots of wooden masks and carvings that add to the charm and are also for sale. Probably the best place... More

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The historic Traveler's Rest Hotel has seen better days and is in need of a facelift. The accommodation and meal were fortunately included in our package deal, as it seems overpriced. Pleasant, unexceptional meal and simple breakfast included. The gardens are lovely and lounge is complemented by a atmospheric fire place and bar. My room was shabby, in need of... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Seemed pretty average for the price we paid in comparison to other places I have stayed at in Uganda. Enjoyed the fire in the lounge. But didn't feel like I got value for money. Stayed in room 4. Highly recommend staying atleast one room away from here as there is a staff room in the corner between rooms 3 and... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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51 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very nice place to stay while in transit. Stayed here for 3 nights. Mosquito nets were in good condition. Staff was very welcoming, food was very good. Bar was well stocked and the bar staff were always ready to help. My absolutely favourite thing about this hotel was when I'd go on my daily runs, the children from across the... More

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Address: Bunagana Road, Kisoro, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Kisoro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11

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