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Golden Monkey Guest House

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Stay at the Golden Monkey Guest House as a great base for tracking the mountain gorillas, hiking the Virguna volcanoes, canoeing the Kisoro crater lakes, bird watching, and snake safaris on Lake Mutanda.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
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Bunagana Road, Kisoro Uganda
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Kihihi Airport39 mi
Goma Airport41 mi
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I chose the budget option for my gorilla tour, which included Golden Monkey for 2 nights. Ok, lets be honest, this is a budget, backpacker-type place. The rooms seem old, electricity doesn't always work, my room had no external window (except the bathroom), the surfaces are old,
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I would recommend this place if you stay in the private rooms. They are clean, well furnished and have instant hot water. The staff will treat you like family. I showed up at 9pm and they arranged my transportation to the Gorillas for the next day and everything was very
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OK, well this is Africa so don't expect western type standards and this is really a backpackers type guest house. The rooms are small but ours had a double bed with mosquito net and a shower room. There are hooks to hang your clothes but no wardrobe or cupboard. Just a single
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Wow! The people of Golden Monkey are so accommodating and nice to be around. Beckers (sp?) was able to connect us with everything we needed to do to Mt. Sabinyo and was so easy going, even taking me to a mechanic to change the oil on my motorcycle (and waiting while they changed
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The staff at Golden Monkey are great - warm, smiling, and ready to help in whatever way you need. Aaaand that's where the greatness ends. The shower has cold water only (even when you turn on the "hot" water, it's still cold; there was an actual flush toilet, though, so that's
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Guesthouse interior
"Ask for a room with a window !!"
"no good view from rooms, however, this is Africa, who spends time in rooms? Terrace very pleasant, clean and with nice view of vulcano"
"Wi Fi at the bar only."
"The further you are from the hotel entrance, the fewer noisy guests have to pass your room."
"As far as possible from the reception area, ideally at the end of the furthest corridor"
$40 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
UgandaWestern RegionKisoro
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