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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 #1 of 2 Hotels in Kisoro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful colonial-era hotel that brings you back to the movies. There are masks for sale, which are pretty expensive compared to the ones sold on the street; however, it's more likely to be authentic rather than the fakes found on the street. The food in the dining room is pretty expensive and the food was not amazing, but with the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Operated by warm, friendly, caring people with a sense of humour and professional attitude, great environment. My vegan diet was catered for beautifully and they checked to ensure I was satisfied with each meal - YES I WAS! Loved this place. Added bonus Dianne Fossey used to stay at Travellers Rest. Simple, clean, friendly, great food and location. Before Gorilla... More 

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Collingwood, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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127 helpful votes 127 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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Address: Bunagana Road, Kisoro, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Kisoro
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Number of rooms: 11

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