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Kibuye Road B.P 20 Karongi, Kibuye Rwanda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why stay anywhere else? Home St. Jean has friendly staff & great food; it’s clean, comfortable & feels like a resort. The deck chairs on the veranda facing the lake gives it the feeling of being on the deck of a cruise ship. The views...More

Thank Scullyster
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

You are tired, you want a place where you can rest and have varied dishes. Quality / price assured. The bonus a little ride on Lake Kivu at a very reasonable price. Visited the St. John's Home of Karongi on Lake Kivu, you will not...More

Thank Nathan R
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

The cheapest place to stay on the lake and one of the closest to town. But everything is pretty mediocre, especially the food. And the WiFi. The dorm beds are cheap, but they don’t include the much more expensive breakfast.

Thank brooketerry083
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The "Home St. Jean" is a 3 min. walk away from the "Genocide Memorial Church" and 10 from the city center. It is a perfect location to enjoy Lake Kivu. From the terrace you have an amazing view onto the lake - you can spend...More

Thank 233tobias
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous staff. Beautiful location. The rooms are tidy. Apparently not all rooms have hot water. Mine did. Food okay not fabulous but the location and staff made up for that. I booked a boat trip through the hotel and I personally think I was over...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Location
Rwanda > Western Province > Kibuye
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Location
Rwanda > Western Province > Kibuye
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Traveler (94)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (2)
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bobinathens
March 7, 2016|
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Response from Faustin L | Reviewed this property |
Their email: homesaintjean @ ymail. com
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Lee K
December 6, 2015|
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Response from Sed566 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is possible. It will just require you to inform the manager of course to get a permission.
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Michelle B
November 19, 2014|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michelle I don't have one, but I know a man who will.... Contact Pieter at TR Companion in Kigali he will have details. He's the go to guy! TR are on Trip advisor. Hope that helps!
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"The Mountain View rooms are cheaper & the view of mountains & water is still lovely."
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"Wonderful views from the front"
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"Room 39 (Single standard ensuite room) has windows on both sides - extra light and breeze!"
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"Rooms near the dining area will be loud in the evenings."
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