This hotel is simple, clean, and comfortable. After a day of gorilla trekking, it was great to come back to a hot shower and good food in the restaurant.
Some of the the 'snack/lunch' type food was less than impressive, in terms of value for money, but that would be my only criticism.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Travellers' Rest is an excellent place for tourists visiting the endangered mountain gorilla in Southwest Uganda. The hotel, built in a somewhat colonial style, has ten rooms and one suite at reasonable prices. The garden is home to many birds, and in the evenings, when it gets cooler, visitors can warm themselves at the fireplace in the lounge.In the restaurant every evening a fine 4 course dinner is served. "Gorillas in the Mist" researcher Dian Fossey stayed here many times, calling it her "second home". The hotels offers a massage-service, perfect after a long gorilla trekking. ... more less
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