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Nyungwe Forest Lodge

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Nyungwe Forest, Gafunzo 00250, Rwanda
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Northbrook, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed in this heavenly spa and resort in Gafunzo. The resort is located in the middle of a tea plantation. Apparently the owner of the property encourages the local villagers to harvest as much tea as they would like, then sell it and keep the profits. He funds this endeavor from the proceeds from the hotel. The architecture... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a tummy upset on the second day, all food having come from the lodge. So attention needed in the kitchen. Other than that, the lodge was excellent, with very nice rooms, a lovely location, and also well managed and good staff. There are of course the attractions in the Nyunge Forest, including the chimps, but the lodge is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradise in between a tea plantation and a conserved forest. Location Situated on the edge of the tea plantation on one end, and facing the forest on the other. You couldn't find a resort more beautiful than this. 10-15 minute drive to the main set off point for the forest trails, canopy walk, etc. Right next door to the parks... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge rewards you for every dollar you pay. The architecture of the lodge ( both main building and rooms) and the decorations are in full harmony with a beautiful surrounding. Rooms face a rain forest which is few meters from your balcony. It is nice to walk through tea plantation and enjoy birds singing. It is a place for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights and I am amazed. The food is 5 star the rooms are cozy and private. The staff are graciously sweet. The views are stunning. What's not to love about this place? Highly recommended whenever in rwanda

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have traveled quite a bit around the world and Nyungwe Forest Lodge is one of the nicest places we have ever stayed in. It is beyond luxury and views are spectacular!! Our driver said it was his favorite lodge in all of Rwanda. There is a gorgeous infinity pool, spa, gym - and beautiful outdoor seating to enjoy the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow - what a stunning lodge. Set in a tea plantation the views are gorgeous, the chic rooms are lovely, each with a private balcony looking out into the forest. The service is wonderful, I particularly want to mention, John, Richard & Omar - they were faultless. The food is excellent, you have a choice from daily menus for lunch... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lodge is in a lovely location, set in a tea plantation and overlooking the rainforest hills, but you could probably throw a dart in a map and find lots of similar locations within a 10- to 20-mile radius. The rooms are also very nice but, for some unexplained reason, mine didn't have the promised Wi-Fi access (not the end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place! Nyungwe Forest Lodge, nestled between the forest and a tea plantation. Excellent all round. Wonderful location. Wonderful food. Wonderful staff. Wonderful facilities. If you want to get away from it all, go to Nyungwe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I stayed at Nyungwe Lodge for two nights, me and my wife. The Lodge is extremely wonderful, staff are friendly, Nadege was most helpful, service is the is great, food was for sure 5*, the best i have had in Africa. The chef had a wide range of variety, menus are well planned, and for sure i would reccomend Nyungwe... More 

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