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Berwick, Maine
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Near the University the hotel could not be more convenient. It served three meals a day and seemed to be in the hotel is in the midst of some big changes and improvements. I was in one of the older rooms overlooking the pool. The room was immaculately clean, in fact, I was shocked to see that every day they...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed November 11, 2015

I stayed here 4 years ago and was not that impressed however my recent stay was a little better. Basically this is the best place to stay in Butare. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The lower floors can be a little noisy as they sometimes use pool area as a party place. There is reasonable Wifi coverage. There is...

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Arusha T
Reviewed August 20, 2015

We looked at the rooms to stay and decided against it. Whilst the girl on reception was helpful and showed all all the rooms of their different price ranges, it was a weekend and the bar at the pool was playing music at distortion levels. The rooms were clean and basic we were just turned off by the weekend noise...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed February 26, 2015

The hotel is adequate. A bit dingy, but definitely plenty nice enough. The big problem with this place is the noise. They have a bar behind the hotel (at the pool) that plays loud music well into the night. If the music is off you hear the patrons yelling and drinking--which is fine, just not when it interferes with guests'...

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Montreal
Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed one night at the Credo and were disappointed. Service was friendly, but it is slightly more expensive then Hotel Ibis in town and a fair bit dingier. I've heard from other expats that they liked it, so perhaps our room was particularly neglected. Musty smell, no mosquito net, shower had barely any pressure and got water everywhere (if...

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NYC
Reviewed February 11, 2014

I think there are four, or maybe even five, room categories here. We opted for one of the next-to-highest one, which was still not terribly pricey--clean and tidy, with a balcony. (Highest option: crazy-huge but slightly beat-up suite.) Our friends opted for the lowest option, and if there had been more available rooms, we would've taken this too. They were...

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Netherlands
Reviewed October 13, 2013

This is the only hotel in town that has a swimming pool which after a day in the heat can be a relief. We had not planned to stay in Butare / Huye and checked out the hotel in passing. The place lacks any atmosphere with a maze of corridors and fluorescent lights everywhere. However it is clean and the...

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Rock Hall
Reviewed May 24, 2013

We had thought we would stop at the Hotel Ibis but the main part of it was under construction and the units available in the back were a little worn looking. We then looked at the Hotel Credo and it seemed a bit better. It was clean and when I said we wanted 2 beds they gave me a little...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed January 31, 2013

In June 2012, I visited the National University of Rwanda in Butare. I landed in Kigali at night and the drive to Butare was three hours long. The drive wasn't terrifying but it was a bit scary mainly because of horribly bright headlights, which though in a way made up for the absolute darkness around. At Hotel Credo, a well-built...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed May 20, 2012

This place seems very nice - rooms are roomy, price is OK, staff are very friendly. Unfortunately, so are the rats. I woke up to find one in my room rifling through my bag to get to a banana. Unimpressed.

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Address: B.P 310, Butare, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Southern Province > Butare
Price Range: $58 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a newer room, if there are any. Higher up rooms have a pretty good view of the valley behind the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles DonLinoLover, Mar 29, 2014 | Read review
“Our room was in the back and not on the main road. Don't know if that made a difference but it was quiet. Also had wifi there.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynP334, May 24, 2013 | Read review
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