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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This lodge is ideally placed for the Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes national park. The room was nice, with an open fire which was lit and stoked up periodically during the evening. The bathroom however was very basic. Some sort of enclosure around the shower would be good, and maybe a handle or something to hold onto as it was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of this lodge is a short drive from the meeting point for Volcanoes National Park. The property itself is huge, hence sprawling, with chalets scattered about the property. Some of the chalets are very long walks from the main building, which after a day trekking in the park, can be very onerous. Porters will carry your bags from... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a marvelous stay here, using the lodge as a base camp while conducting simian adventures. Loved my stay here, very friendly staff and the attention to detail - hot water bottles under the covers to keep you toasty, fireplaces in your room, shoe cleaning after jungle treks. Food was fairly good, you could generally find something to enjoy at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I climbed the Mountain 3 times, Twice for the Gorillas and once to see Dian Fosseys grave site.Our lovely driver Bernard was waiting for us at the Airport with a smile.Bernard was outstanding, nothing was too much trouble, he was our Chauffeur for 4 days.We booked our tour through [Gorilla Trek Africa] Nelson was quick to reply... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Mountain Gorilla Lodge is in a great position near to the Gorilla/Golden Monkey Headquarters and offers comfortable accommodation and good buffet food. The rooms are spacious and there are some nice touches; the fire is light in your room and boots are cleaned after your trek. Also the staff are great, everyone is friendly and helpful. The three stars... More 

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Darlington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights for the Gorilla trekking. This is a great hotel & conveniently located, a short drive to the start point (for the morning rendezvous for all park activities - depart hotel at 6:30). The staff are brilliant and very helpful. Alfred, the head chef, leads a band of merry men who lay on a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge has some wonderful views and has some beautiful gardens. We only stayed one night so that we could do the gorilla trek. Time was short, we arrived just before dinner which was plentiful and very tasty. The lodge is relaxed and the friendly staff helped us to enjoy our stay. After the trek we returned for lunch and... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ready for an adventure?? gorilla trekking in Rwanda... one of the most beautiful countries in africa....and the place to stay for the night?? the mountain gorilla view lodge...the rooms are private and large,a fire is built in the fire place every night for you ,african dancing never evening on the lawn for your enjoyment with the mountains for a backdrop,huge... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a cozy cottage feel in the common areas and excellent views from the grounds. The rooms are huge, private and comfortable but a bit dated. We liked having a fireplace in the room as the nights get a bit chilly. The food was decent (lots of variety) and there was always a "made to order" option which... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights whilst seeing gorillas, golden monkeys and the volcano. The lasting memory will be how good the staff were who genuinely wanted to help where ever they could. The food was buffet style but the range for all meals was very diverse from local food to more conventional western type. Our only criticism we had was... 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 - $351 (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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