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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be warned, your booking means nothing in this hotel! We arrived at this lodge to check in minutes before a single lady traveller, we were both advised to go straight through for dinner whilst they sorted out our reservation. After dinner, the female traveller was advised that her booking that was made over a year ago was not being honoured... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is conveniently situated close to the national park headquarters and to the activities in the area, so you don't have to drive nearly as far as you would if you were staying in a number of other locations. It's a very charming place with huge rooms and a nice main lodge. It gets cold at night, and each... More 

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Echt, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The lodges are really nice. A lot of space. In and outside. The service is amazing. In the evening they bring firewood to warm your lodge. They warm your bed. And clean your walkingshoes. The food, breakfast and dinner is really good. I really like this place. And is perfect to do the mountain gorilla trail and the golden monkey... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had 3 nights here The staff were amazing Request a cottage we had number 1 basic but a lovely fireplace in room made special Rooms without a fireplace !are smaller A few suggestions to management Please put torches in rooms and common areas or some form of lighting we had several blackouts while there and it was not fun... More 

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Handy to the national park meeting place this lodge has all he necessities for the Gorilla trekker. Not luxury but nice grounds with stone bungalows separate from each other. Good hot water for showers and a fire lit for you in the evening as well as a hot water bottle. Nice common areas and large retaurant. Food is buffet style... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was supposed to stay for one night at the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge as part of a trip to Uganda and Rwanda. When we arrived there, we discovered that the hotel was overbooked. We were put in a side accomodation, still belonging to the hotel, quite far from the hotel itself (a car was needed to move between the... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody here is going to see the gorillas, or staying on to see the golden monkeys as well. It is a really convenient place for that, just a short drive from the park office. It is also set up to cater for that too, with a good full buffet breakfast in full swing from 6am to enable people to eat... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the remote location, I think this hotel does a decent job. (If it was in an urban location, my thoughts would be different). The location is easy access to the meeting point for the gorilla treks. Each room is its own small lodge. We had #28, which was massive - a giant bed, sitting area, and huge (mostly empty)... More 

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chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 BR cottage here for a 2 night stay. The house was back off the path and was amazing. The space in the living room area was really huge. The offer to have dinner set up in our room was nice, although we chose to eat in the main lodge. The staff was attentive and cordial, although many... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is perfectly fine and seems like a fitting place for gorilla tracking. The shower in the room was a bit funky but they light a fire in your room each afternoon and the rooms were large and comfortable. The main building is a great place for hanging out; big fireplaces with lots of couches and decent wi-fi. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge stands amidst real wilderness with panoramic views of Rwanda’s volcano mountains and located just 1km away from the Volcano National Park, making it the desired location for Gorilla Trekking enthusiastic guests. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is surrounded by an exciting and rich biodiversity of shrubs, trees and various bird species among them the Grey Crowned Cranes or Balearica regulorum. The Hotel has an eco-tourist approach whereas Natural Conservation is a priority and the local community is empowered. The Intore (local Cultural dancers) will spice your stay and your days at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge will always be memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Address: Volcanoes National Park | Kinigi, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Northern Province > Ruhengeri
Price Range: $315 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mountain Gorilla View Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Mountain Gorilla View Hotel Ruhengeri
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge Rwanda/Ruhengeri
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