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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here 26-27 of August 2016, and I appreciated service of this Luxury Hotel! Yes of is very expensive with quality of services! It among my favorite place and it's customer care is 100%! When you are planning Chimpanzees tracking they don't mind that early morning you will go with your breakfast! It's amazing for sure!

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Kigali, Rwanda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Nyungwe in December 2015. The room prices are generally high and we were walk in guests; travelling around Rwanda on weekends whilst working in Kigali. We were quoted a price on arrival and checked in. The service and facilities were first rate, from a fully stocked bar fridge to high quality fixtures and fittings and a bath... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I’d like to Thank the management at Nyungwe Forest Lodge for resolving an issue during my recent stay. I was truly impressed with their response. The lodge’s setting is amazing, the rooms are impressive and the country welcoming.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably the most memorable place I've visited in this country. from the staff to the location, view, air and smell of the tea plantation and the rain forest that surrounds it! Loved every bit of it.

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can't make up our minds about the Nyungwe Forest Lodge. We stayed here for the last three days of our honeymoon, after a safari in Kenya/Tanzania and hiking with the gorillas in Volcano National Park. We wanted to end our trip on a relaxing/laid back note, in a beautiful place - the Nyungwe Forest Lodge is definitely all of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Me and my parter stayed 3 nights in the beautiful lodge. It has loverly grounds and the tea plantation is stunning, although someone needs to talk to management about the music; early 2000's rnb gets old after 2 and a half days even though I am in my early 20's. The lodges dining area is nice although having a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Nyungwe Forest Lodge is a beautiful retreat in Rwanda, high amidst a tea plantation. The decor is rustic Africa, but the amenities and service were modern and designed for comfort. The main building has lovely art and warming fireplaces. The food in the dining room was the best we'd had in our 2+ weeks in Africa. The location is also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful lodge on the edge of the wonderful Nuyngwe National Forest, one I would happily return to were it not for the non-stop grating R&B that is piped throughout the main lodge. This seriously interferes with the enjoyment of the sensational views and struck a very discordant note, at least with me. The rooms are very well appointed and... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights on holiday. Trekked chimpanzees on our one full day. We saw more monkeys by the side of the road than on our walk but did spot 2 chimps very very high in the trees and quite far away during a 6 hour hike that left us stranded in the rain and mud only getting our cars unstuck... More 

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Ringwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We spent 3 nights here in a tranquil setting in the forest. The area is full of tea plantations and there are many things to do in the forest. We did a Chimp trek, the Canopy walk, Bird walk and the Colobus Monkeys all of which were a resounding success. The accommodations are very very nice and of a contemporary... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge is the only five star establishment within the Nyungwe National Park area. It lies in a tea plantation on the edge of the Nyungwe closed canopy rain forest and comprises of 20 luxurious rooms and two Presidential Suites – with 2bedrooms – luxurious suites, one with a Jacuzzi, each equipped with private decks with views overlooking the vast forest terrain. Lodge facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a boma for outdoor dining and sundowners, a restaurant with private terrace, a tea lounge and bar, a relaxation retreat with two treatment rooms, plus a fitness centre with treadmill, cycle and weights. The lodge also offers the latest in Wi-Fi technology with exclusive conferences facilities accommodating up to 18 delegates. Furthermore, the main lodge is wheelchair friendly with relevant facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Address: Nyungwe Forest, Gafunzo 00250, Rwanda
Location: Rwanda > Western Province > Gafunzo
Price Range: $660 - $866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nyungwe Forest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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