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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

All in all, we stayed three nights in La Caverne. The prices are reasonable (about 7500-15000 RWF per night/person incl. breakfast, depending on the room and if you use the room as single or double bed room - try to pay in Rwandan Franc and not in Dollar though! Prices are much higher in US-Dollar), the stuff is quite friendly... More 

2 Thank JeannayN
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was just in Kigali for a short time but would recommend Auberge La Caverne. It's just up the road from the central bus station and very conveniently placed for transit. The food was good and not too expensive, the room was clean and the shower was hot. The staff were friendly and accommodating.

2 Thank PeterWalks
Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Pat and Sears, we have been to kigali for 5 times ,now at Martin we found a difference, first a warm welcome from kigali international airport we were dropped to the motel by shuttle a private mean by the motel ;secondly,services/accommodation are beyond what we expected and the rates are affordable. MARTIN AVIATOR Motel Ltd located just 100 m from... More 

3 Thank Martin A
Brattleboro, Vermont
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

2 people stayed here one night for $36.The guys at the restaurant/bar are friendly. The private bathroom was good, except for the lack of hot water after they told us the hot water would work. . All of this was fine with us until.... we discovered that DIRECTLY across the street there was a much better place for $40 called... More 

1 Thank Brodie H

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2012

The only place in East Africa worse than Jomo Kenyatta Airport that should tell you all you need to know.

1 Thank plevin06
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

I stayed here one night with a group, the room was clean, bathroom and shower were fine and we had a good breakfast in the morning. Good location as well, pretty central in Kigali

1 Thank Rob M
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

we stayed for 11 nights. Location is excellent & central; the rooms and restaurant are tucked down an alleyway just behind street front buildings on a hilly slope near centre of Kigali. Rooms are all ground level situated in a courtyard type setting. Rates are very reasonable and good value with a couple options (we checked out 3 similar nearby... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2012

My fiance and I stayed here for 3 nights during our Round-the-world trip. We were kind of 'flash-packing' rather than backpacking so this place seamed like a good option. First night we stayed in one of the more mid-range doubles with a private bathroom. It was great. Heaps of space and big bathroom. There was also a nice little spot... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2012

I've stayed here twice, and I think it's 20,000F for a double room w/breakfast. The hotel is nothing special, but it's perfectly fine, and about as good of a value as you're going to find in Kigali. It's close to downtown and UTC, and the rooms are clean and decent. The breakfast is standard Rwandan - bread, omelette, coffee/tea -... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2012

A great find for the backpacker and budget traveler. The Auberge is not and does not try to be the Mille Collines. It is a travel hostel, but a comfortable, functional one with a great vibe, good water pressure and delicious, cheap breakfast. The staff is super helpful (Claude, who was there back in 2010, is now a pop star),... More 

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Additional Information about Auberge La Caverne

Address: Blvd de Nyabugogo | less than 200 meters from the "large round punt", Kigali, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Auberge La Caverne Hotel Kigali
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