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    Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

    Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi, Rwanda
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          Reviewed yesterday

          We stayed in room 4 for two nights. It was a great stay. The lobby area is really nice and cozy. We were able to connect to wifi sometimes. But there were issues at other times. In the lobby, they have fireplaces burning and a...More

          Thank lovethesun920
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          This place was totally adequate for all our needs. The rooms were large and a bit chilly but we had hot water bottles and a fire. The bathrooms were a little bit damp and cold but it had hot water and honestly, it was adequate...More

          Thank calgarytravellers86
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Mountain Gorilla View Lodge was the perfect base for our photographic safari during which we did 2 gorillas treks and 1 golden monkey trek. We were up and out of the lodge early each morning and then only got back at around 16h00 each day...More

          1  Thank gerryvanderwalt
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The rooms are very spacious with a separate sitting area and a large bathroom. The shower is a truncated tetrahedron (!) with no curtain, but it's large and we had good hot water. The area is at about 7500 feet, so it gets cool and...More

          Thank lous652
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We spent 2 days in this lodge, in June. Rooms are very good, and the nice fireplace is well appreciated during the cold nights. Food buffet is rich and very well cooked. People are nice and the service is very attentive.

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          • US$338 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 25
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          • Northern Province >
          • Musanze District >
          • Kinigi
          • Also Known As
          • Mountain Gorilla View Hotel Ruhengeri
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          pegtrek
          Do they take credit cards for foood or drinks in the bar
          11 February 2017|
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          Response from StoreyLindsay | Reviewed this property |
          The easiest method is to charge your bar and dinner drinks to your room and settle at the end of your stay. You can also purchase items in the gift shop in the same manner. Credit cards are accepted.
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          Melanie S
          Hello, 2 of us are looking to book a Gorilla trekking experience and this accommodation has been highly rated based on its proximity to the Park. How did you get from Kigali to the Mountain View Lodge? I note there is an airport shuttle, but wonder if it is cost prohibitive. Are there buses? Or did you secure a tour package that include transport to and from Kigali? We would also like to know transit options to the Park gate from the Lodge please. Lastly, did you book your Gorilla permit on your own or did you use a tour agency? Any insight would be much appreciated. Thank you.
          29 January 2017|
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          Response from StoreyLindsay | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry for the late response. Our East Africa tour package included a driver/guide and vehicle for our stay in Rwanda. We drove from Kigali to the Mountain View Lodge and back to Kigali. Be advised that the Lodge is NOT... More
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          Carrie N
          Are there mosquito nets provided? Thanks!
          25 January 2017|
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          Response from Nikki K | Reviewed this property |
          There were no mosquito nets. We did not encounter any mosquitos during our stay either at the hotel or while trekking.
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          "Ask for a room closer to the main area if you are not ready to walk some distance"
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          "It's a long way to walk from some rooms to the restaurant"
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          "Ask for one with a fireplace, it gets chilly at night."
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          "Weaver Cottage 3 looks directly at the mountain"
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