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Villa Ilac

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 14 September 2014

I much preferred this to the other similarly priced hotel options in Uvira. Better service, nicer rooms and more comfortable overall. After weeks of disfuntional hotels, it was a welcome respite. Staff even went into town to buy some medicine I needed. Definitely less of a hassle than crossing to Burundi to sleep each night.

2Thank wajari
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This place is by no means perfect, but after working in the Kivus for awhile you start longing for it. For starters, there is no electricity between about 11AM and 6PM and then between midnight and 530 or 6AM. They simply have no access to the main lines and have to use their own (expensive) generators. Is this an issue......

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 May 2013

This is a good hotel. In an area of the world where nothing works, its good to find a hotel that is clean, functional and has good food. Will definatly recommend it. If you want to have fish ask for it in advance. They have a deep lake fish called Kuhe. Its wonderful. I understand the garden will be done...

3Thank Apaa E
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Having stayed in a number of different Congolese towns, my expectations were very low indeed. I was more than pleasantly surprised by the quality of the hotel, the size of my room and the general amenities. I found the food excellent, service friendly and location great. Rooms had curtains, TV, fan, bar fridge (!) and a bathroom with shower and...

2Thank Matvl
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Despite being in a good position with a great view of the lake far from the traffic of the city center this hotel waste a good potential. Rooms are fine and clean and all with balcony with view over the lake, the hall is big and nice and there is a decent free wifi. The kitchen is very good and...

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Joe F, General Manager at Villa Ilac, responded to this review

We are glad for the review. We are doing everything possible to ensure constant waterflow and Good pressure. As for the service i am sure you Will notice à difference when you come back next time. In fact we aspire to be the best in Uvira and the entire eastern Congo. Welcome back. We love to care For you. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ilac is a situated on the Shores of Lake Tangayika in Uvira, DR Congo. It has 21 rooms, WIFI, dinning and simply counts as the best hotel in town. Price range between 45-70USD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Ilac

Address: Rue De La Plage, Kilomoni | Next to UN mission MUNOSCO, Uvira, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region: Democratic Republic of the Congo > South Kivu Province > Uvira
Number of rooms: 20
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“Second floor definitely.”
MMLEON, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“You can ask the kitchen to buy you fresh bread or croissant from Caafé Gourmand. Its worth every bit of the extra cost.”
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ApaaE, 4 May 2013 | Read review
“Definitely book an upstairs room!”
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Matvl, 10 Sep 2012 | Read review
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