We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
12/24/2017 12/25/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Adjacent To Parc National des Volcans, Kinigi, Rwanda
    Lowest prices for your stay
    12/24/2017 12/25/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in KinigiSee available hotels in Kinigi
    Traveler (414)
    Room & Suite (120)
    Dining (11)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “the managers” (39 reviews)
    “the cottages” (34 reviews)
    “parking area” (14 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Laundry Service
    Golf course
    4.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (370)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 358 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I loved everything about this property. The rooms were spacey and comfortable, and dotted across the property in such a way that ensured that each guest could experience the peace and quiet of the mountain. The birds around the property were absolutely beautiful and abundant...More

    Thank Stefanie S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The lodge is 186 steps up from the parking lot...but the staff caries everything. Each guest/family has their own roomy cottage (including seating area and fireplace) with views across the valley to the volcanoes beyond. The staff is wonderful and the food is excellent. Wine...More

    Thank Ca3ry1947
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    To stand feet away from mountain gorillas, including the Silverback himself, is a truly amazing experience. And staying at the Sabyinyo Siverback Lodge made it even more pleasurable. The staff were very attentive and always made sure we were happy. The lodge itself is great...More

    Thank Barry S
    Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

    For city-trekkers like me, this lodge ensures a truly fulfilling experience. The accommodation is stunning and the service standards are superb. The arrangements for trekking are thoughtful and tip-top. Enlist the help of porters, who are diligent and attentive. The guides are witty, knowledgeable and...More

    Thank Andy-HH-Lim
    Response from Musiara, Owner at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded November 3, 2017

    Thank you for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here... Keep it on the bucket list it really shouldn't be a 'once only' ! Best wishes from all of us at Sabyinyo.

    Reviewed October 19, 2017

    In order to see the mountain Gorillas in Rwanda, you must trek to the Kinigi village to stay. It's quite a trip from Kigali, Rwanda up and over the mountain on a 2 lane road with a slow speed limit. When we were taking the...More

    Thank Tim H
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded November 3, 2017

    Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you back here again? Kind regards from all of us at Sabyinyo

    Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
    85 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Ruhengeri
    2.9 mi
    Hotel Paradis Malahide
    323 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Gisenyi
    30.1 mi
    Step Town Motel
    248 reviews
    #9 of 49 hotels in Kigali
    49.9 mi
    2000 Hotel
    148 reviews
    #11 of 49 hotels in Kigali
    49.7 mi
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Rwanda >
    • Northern Province >
    • Musanze District >
    • Kinigi
    • Also Known As
    • Sabyinyo Silverback Hotel Ruhengeri
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (414)
    Room & Suite (120)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (279)
    Bathroom (24)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby HotelsSee all 1 hotels in Kinigi
    Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
    85 reviews
    2.87 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Volcana Lounge
    75 reviews
    7.22 miles away
    The Coffee Pot Cafe
    81 reviews
    12.43 miles away
    Bwindi Bar
    23 reviews
    24.07 miles away
    Calafia Cafe
    82 reviews
    29.43 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Volcanoes National Park
    1,011 reviews
    6.10 miles away
    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
    99 reviews
    6.49 miles away
    Experience Kigezi
    14 reviews
    12.45 miles away
    Mount Nyiragongo
    187 reviews
    23.43 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    June 17, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from Musiara | Property representative |
    No. You don't need an electronic converter. There are plugs for US current
    April 19, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Musiara | Property representative |
    Dear Abi1985, Tripadvisor does not allow us to post email addresses or website addresses. Please instead contact us via our facebook page "Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge" and we can give you the details from there. All the... More
    March 4, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do. And gaiters, gloves,raincoats and hats
    Room Tips
    "Each cottage is perfect with wonderful views."
    Read review
    "Each cottage is located in a private spot on the property, can't go wrong."
    Read review
    "be open minded."
    Read review
    "Suite 1 is far and high away from the lobby/dining area. Bring a flashlight!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing