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Stipp Hotel Gisenyi

Gisenyi, Rwanda
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Not a cheap hotel but well run and comfortable with western style comfort, relaxed, good pool, good food and friendly service. The food is on the whole good I had duck a l'orange - my brother had pizza which was not good and vegetarians not well catered for. The resident crowned cranes are great!! Nice pool, nice atmosphere

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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We were here for two nights after a gorilla trek and before heading to the DRC. The room wasn't ready yet despite us booking well in advance. At that point I thought ok that can happen. However half the electric appliances in the room didn't work. The wifi only reached around the reception and the restaurant. We had dinner there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived on Thursday 24 dec for Christmas break but the service was very disappointing, the same day we arrived we were stolen a computer, 2smart phones and mtn modem in the hotel, it was hard to get any support from the management until we used the police in that area. The carpet in the corridor is smelling, breakfast is... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late and our rooms were available. The room was well kept and I slept well. I was looking forward for breakfast but got quite disappointed with what was being offered and the service was not what I expected. The place is also poorly maintained. It's quite a shame.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We arrived late at night and asked fir two rooms. A twin was offered ( for myself and my son) but the single fir my friend was damp smelling and grubby. They initially refused yo give her amother room due to the fact that there were no more ' singles ' available even though there were numerous doubkes etc as... More 

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Mauritius
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I love the hotel especially when on business as it is central but very quiet at the same time. Food is not great there, except perhaps their Sambaza. The amenities have however be deteriorating quite a lot. Last time I was there, there was a major flood in its kitchen/dining room, during breakfast time. Half of the electrical fittings did... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hotel is a real colonial style treat beside Lake Kivu grounds although across the road from the beach. It is set up a slope with good views, beautiful grounds and the tamest crowned cranes you will ever meet. The food on the whole is very good I had tillapia a l'orange which was superb my brother tried a pizza... More 

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Thank FarmerGilesRutlandUK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Gisenyi is a natural beauty even without the Hotels. Stipp Hotel adfs a great deal of value to the whole image of beauty. It's all well structured to capture a series of beautiful views from the balcony in some rooms. The Beds are quite comfortable and relaxing. Though the rooms are not big they are adequately sized and stylishly designed... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very sad to see a major hotel being allowed to degenerate. The accommodation was OK at best. When we arrived we had lunch which was average to say the least and the wine selection was frightening!! Following that experience we headed straight out and spent the evening at a different location. The rooms do not have air con or mosquito... More 

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stipp looked like a hotel for ghosts when I stayed there. There were only 7 guests in the 100 room hotel and I saw no one. The restaurant was completely deserted – except for the friendly waiter - and I saw two people at the reception desk, apart from that no one. The garden is very nice and you cant... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Stipp Hotel Gisenyi

Address: Gisenyi, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Western Province > Gisenyi
Price Range: $97 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stipp Hotel Gisenyi 2.5*
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