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Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

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The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel - Rwanda's first youth hostel - located near the centre of Kigali in Kimihurura, is the perfect place for you to start exploring the heart of Africa. The hostel boasts great value accommodation, a fun atmosphere, excellent customer service, and a wealth of information about what to see and do. With a relaxing environment from the bar terrace, private rooms, dormitories, camping, hot showers and catering available, you are guaranteed to find just what you are looking for. Enjoy the convenience of a thoughtfully prepared breakfast on the open-air balcony overlooking the hills of Rwanda as you start your day. The hostel staff are ready to help answer any questions you may have during your stay. The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel is a Social Enterprise of Ingabo Trading and Training Company, all profit is donated to support the Aegis Trust.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Non-smoking rooms
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It's a nice hostel and there is many people here. The staff is nice and the location is also good. But do not go in the private double room with the shower (no hot water) and the toilet. This over priced room is near the kitchen so when you open the window it feels like you are
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The hostel is very clean, has a nice lounge with a bar on the porch, mosquito-nets in the room but is a bit far from the City Centre (Walking distance 40min, Moto 500RwF). We had hot water for the first two days in our room. Laundry service is available and was 5000RwF for a
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This place had a great breakfast. Was definitely budget accommodation. Shower was cold and it took two staff to get the key to turn in our hostel door. People were friendly and the dining bar area had a really good atmosphere
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I think if you are going to stay here, do the dorms. I stayed in a private room and it wasn't good. It smelled damp and moldy, the light switch to my room was outside in the hall (So it could get turned on and off by others.) The bathroom was functional but in poor repair and
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This is a nice place to come at the beginning or end of a trip around Rwanda/ the region. Whilst not perfect (shower is a cold dribble), most of the facilities were decent given the price. The bar is nice and there generally seemed to be someone to serve, even if it was the
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one of the shared bathrooms. There is single bathroom to share
8 bed dorm - mix, there is 6 bed room too .
Hi Lorena, Thank you for reaching out to us, we have a solution for that, you can reach us at +250 783720790
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How do i arrange airport transfer when i arrive Thank you
About 10-15 minutes. But I would recommend using a motorbike taxi instead of a car because of trafic and prices. The staff are very helpful and can help you with the price.
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Hi Kennedy, Thank you for your enquiry and I apologise for the delay in our response. We have been trying to find a space for you at the hostel, but we have been fully booked at the hostel from 8th Jan for about a week onwards, for some time. We had though that if there were any cancellations, we could get you a space - but it seems that there aren't going to be any. Please call us on +250782265679 or email on the info at the top of this page for more information and in case anything changes today. With best wishes, Sam Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel
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"Avoid rooms facing the back !"
"I don't think there are any bad rooms at the hostel. Some are closer to the common area, where wifi is strongest."
"Not too close to the showerroom"
"avoid room 22"
"If you set the showers to 'bath' or 'tap' mode the hot water runs fine and you just need to be a little creative to have a shower!"
$16 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
RwandaKigali ProvinceKigali
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