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Virunga Lodge

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“gorilla trekking”(60 reviews)
“other guests”(26 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place to be quite special, and really enjoyed our stay here when combined with our gorilla treks: - Atop a mountain, it felt like we were on top of the world with a breathtaking view and large stone patio with chairs to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience! Virunga Lodge has breathtaking views of the volcanoes and lakes below and impeccable service. From the moment you arrive you are greeted with a memorable welcome and gracious hospitality. We had a very private banda (Ibiyaga), one of ten. The decor...More

Thank 7kristin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet place to stay. Good food great service but the views are something else. Quite along drive from the gorillas but worth it. Trip advisor wants me to say more. Trip advisor wants me to say more.More

Thank Alister0803
Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alister0803, Thank you for your five-star ranking and review. We appreciate your positive feedback on the good food, great service and views. Thanks again for reviewing us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Virunga Lodge, or one of our other lodges...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Virunga Lodge for one week during which time we did 2 gorilla treks, a golden monkeys trek and a visit to Lake Kivu on the Congolese border. All fantastic experiences. Our stay at the lodge was absolutely outstanding. The...More

Thank 2happytravellers2016
Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 2happytravellers2016, Thank you for your five-star ranking and wonderful review. We are delighted to read that you and your wife had fantastic experiences whilst tracking the gorillas and golden monkeys and that your stay was absolutely outstanding.  We appreciate your positive feedback on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights while in Rwanda to trek to the Gorillas. The lodge is especially beautiful with amazing views of the volcanoes and lake. The staff are very friendly and efficient. An amazing room with a very comfortable bed and a fireplace....More

Thank barry16
Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Barry16, Thank you for your five-star ranking and review. We appreciate your positive feedback on the excellent food, wonderful massage, very comfortable bed, fire place, friendly and efficient staff. Thanks again for reviewing us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Virunga...More

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Diventurecorp
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
It's about 3 1/2 hours. We had a driver so I can't give you a cost. Volcanoes safaris might be able to help with transport.
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February 23, 2016|
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Response from justgotravel | Reviewed this property |
Just google Volcanoes safaris Virunga lodge. I found it right away. It has a large picture, just click on "website".
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"We had Ibiyaga Banda, which was very private. No other hotel guests or buildings in sight! Would be great for..."
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"All roooms have spectacular views"
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"All views spectacular, just go there!"
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"All rooms have great views. Consider splurging for the large, honeymoon bungalow."
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