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Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort

Avenue du Rumonge, Rumonge, Burundi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for eight days for a workshop. Very ideal place for one who wants to relax. The rythm of the tides on a nice day is great. The beach is great for a person from a landlocked country like me. The room with a natural touch are great. The aircon in my room was working. Rooms... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a nice place to relax for a couple of days if you are traveling thru Burundi. No air-conditioning but that doesn't matter due to the breeze at night and the fans in the room. The restaurant has good food and the beach is a nice place to hang out. Enjoyed the staff, very pleasant. Very nice clean rooms.... More 

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crestview, Florida, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

GOOD: The location was perfect. The water was clear and enjoyable. Be careful of the slippery rocks at the waterline. Very relaxing beach. BAD: The internet connection was terrible. Food takes a long time to get. Water pressure was very low.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Spent a most enjoyable 24 hours at Blue Bay during a 12 day visit to Burundi. It was an oasis and we rested well in a very comfortable room (upper floor) with views across the landscaped gardens out over Lake Tanganyika. We stayed on a Sunday evening and the resort was very quiet. The food was very good and with... More 

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Bujumbura, Burundi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday morning and stayed the entire day .. Had a wonderful early morning swim in tanganika. afterwards got a really nice breakfast of cheese omelette and Africa tea on the beach.. The beach comes alive around noon .. Excellent beach kept clean all the time by staff .. Water is vv clean here .. be careful... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The reception is great. Great rooms at relatively higher than appropriate pricing. However, without similar resorts around, its not a bad place to go. If using public transport back to Bujumbura however, please make arrangements earlier.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Place is gorgeous, and it was wonderful to get into the clear lake. Staff was considerate and offered that they we could request a lifeguard, but we didn't need one. Our group had wonderful meals including one on the beach with the bonfire and music. Lots of little open cabanas allow you to have a quiet meal if you want... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wonderful stay during weekend, enjoyed the friendliness and warm hospitality of the owners and of the service, an early morning swim in the lake with Congo in a shroud of mist in the distance, a delicious dinner of grilled 'mukeke' (eat with your fingers!), and a late evening on the beach, with campfire and guitar, leisurely sipping lemongrass tea. Life... More 

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Bujumbura, Burundi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Blue Bay is a sizable lake side (beach) resort in Rumonge - Burundi. I stayed there for a night after a grueling day of fieldwork. Checked in at 8pm which is apparently late by Burundi standards. Took a while to locate the front office staff and approximately 30mins before I could be checked in (could have been so because I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Stayed here in June 2013. The location is wonderful; rooms are nice and food was great. Property is quiet and relaxing. Management is VERY poor!!! I had a reservation but we arrived very late by local standards - 8PM. The reception area was dark and left unattended. It took us about 20 minutes to locate anyone who was working at... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort

Address: Avenue du Rumonge, Rumonge, Burundi
Location: Burundi > Bururi Province > Rumonge
Price Range: $69 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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