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Nyungwe Forest Lodge

4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Nyungwe Forest, Gafunzo 00250, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was not expecting to stay in such a nice hotel at this place! Rooms are very nice and the hotels surroundings are stunning with a great main lodge and the spa can also be recommended. We actually skipped a trek in the forest to have more time to relax in the hotel.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Nyungwe Rain Forest Lodge for four nights at the end of our 3 ½ week tour of Rwanda and Uganda. During this time we stayed in 9 different places including the amazing Apoka Lodge in Kidepo, enjoyed the quirky excellence of Ndali Lodge in Kibale and were blown away by the views and the team at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nyungwe Forest Lodge feels like on of those places you might read about in an article about exotic and unusual places to stay around the world and it's a complete pleasure to visit. It is such a peaceful place, tucked into the tea plantations and surrounded by Nyungwe Forest. The rooms are up there with the best I've ever stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Luxury. Beautiful, well run lodge near Nyungwe Forest which is great for chimp trekking as well as Black and White Colobus monkeys (i really enjoyed this). I stayed two nights, but I wish it was four in order to enjoy the room and lodge. The public areas are well decorated with free wifi. The food was outstanding. The rooms are... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This lodge is amazing! It is truly a hidden gem! As you turn off the road into the rows of tea leaves surrounding the lodge, you enter a world that seems as if you have just discovered a secret no one else knows about. The lodge staff were amazing and greeted us as if we had just come home from... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This wonderful retreat is located in the middle of a tea plantation sorrounded by the Nyungwe Rain Forest. The rooms re wonderful, the food delicious and the staff is very attentive. The lodge is on the edge of Nungwe National Park which offer Chimpanzee treks, bird and orchid hikes and a strenuoushike to visit the source of the Nile River.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place is really one to make you relax. A fantastic location - the lodge is literally place into the tea plantation without it sticking out like a sore thumb. The main lodge area is placed at slight elevation so that you can look over the tea plantations into the edges of the forest beyond. There are fireplaces outside and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed three nights at Nyungwe Forest Lodge and had a great experience. The staff were attentive and made an effort to make sure all our needs were met. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. There are no towns nearby, so there isn't a lot to do outside of the grounds, with the exception of the excellent chimpanzee experience, and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stayed three nights here in September and it was amazing. The lodge rooms are enormous - two of us each had our own fully-appointed "wing" - allowing for total quiet and relaxation on the edge of the forest. The food is amazing, with a new gourmet menu selected by the chefs daily (though the wine / drinks are a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is the only 5 star accommodation in Rwanda and it does live up to its name. The lodge is immaculate in its design and decorum. The room are huge and top of the line equipped. It has all the amenities that a top of the notch hotel should have and all of this while maintainig and environmental outlook. This... More 

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Address: Nyungwe Forest, Gafunzo 00250, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Western Province > Gafunzo
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nyungwe Forest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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