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    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Adjacent To Parc National des Volcans, Kinigi, Rwanda
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (372)
    Room & Suite (106)
    Dining (10)

    • Excellent84%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the managers” (37 reviews)
    “the cottages” (34 reviews)
    “parking area” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 April 2016

    Our group of six thoroughly enjoyed staying at Sabyinyo for two nights! The staff and manager, Alisa, made us feel comfortable and welcome right from the start. Alisa gave as excellent advice about the gorilla trek (hire a porter!); we took it and it made...More

    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Dear Tasha808, Thank you very much for reviewing the lodge. It was great fun having you all to stay with us! I am delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. The village walk is a highlight for many of our guests, we cant recommend it enough! Please...

    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    One of things most frustrating to property management is when a guest promises to write a TA review and then forgets or lets it slide too long. So I hope I'm not too late! Sabyinyo has the best "problem" a property could hope for...virtually 100%...More

    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Dear WestCoastDriver7, Its never too late for a TripAdvisor! Thank you so much for taking what must have been quite a bit of time to review us, we are most grateful to you. I am personally very touched to read your comments about my commitment...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    We visited the lodge February 2016. All the reviews are still current. The lodge located on a eucalyptus grove hillside offers a quiet respite to digest the amazing experience of trekking with Gorillas. The staff, indeed offers service you will never forget, you'll find when...More

    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Dear curly2400chester, Thank you very much for your kind words. It was lovely having you to stay and we thank you for choosing to stay with us. A trip to visit the mountain gorillas, along with flights, transport and accommodation is pricey indeed, but for...More

    Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

    Stop agonizing about the price and come. Staff anticipates your needs: lemonade on arrival, bar man finds your favorite drink, tons of security and kindness. Michael, the manager tells you the details of gorilla trekking without overwhelming you. They wake you up, bring you coffee,...More

    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Dear Jean M, Thank you for taking the time to review the lodge, we really do appreciate it! I am very happy to hear that Mike, our wonderful relief manager, and the rest of the team looked after you so well. Thank you for choosing...

    Reviewed 8 March 2016

    So not only is the experience of seeing the mountain gorillas up close and personal totally incredible, emotional, and life changing, but the Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge is the perfect backdrop for the experience. The service is ridiculous. You are greeted every time you come...More

    Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Dear sailgirle, What a wonderful review of our lodge and staff!! Thank you so much. Clement is an asset to our team of 60 staff, always on hand to help. He will be delighted to hear that you found him ''amazing''! We have a great...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Traveller (372)
    Room & Suite (106)
    Dining (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (68)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Does the lodge have any day packs available for use for a gorilla trek? I really don't want to waste luggage space bringing one!
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
    depends what your taking I carry a lot of camera equipment, will have 4 cameras next time will have lots of different setups and lenses on me, I do hire lots of the locals to help as it gives them work last time I hired 8... More
    Can anyone tell me if gaiters are provided or if it's best to take your own. I'm going in June this year. Thanks.
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from Musiara | Property representative |
    Hi Rita, We have a selection of gators of all sizes for guests to use if they have not brought their own. Best Wishes, Musiara
    Debra Q
    Please provide the phone number for this hotel. I need it for a visa application
    16 January 2017|
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    Response from Lau0529 | Reviewed this property |
    WE ordered a visa on line before our trip to Rwanda. It was confirmed and we picked it up online.
    Room Tips
    "be open minded."
    Andrew K, 2 months agoRead review
    "Suite 1 is far and high away from the lobby/dining area. Bring a flashlight!"
    PV L, 2 months agoRead review
    "Room S2. Best fireplace and close to the main lodge"
    Aneela K, 3 months agoRead review
    "They are separate rooms offered at the lodge."
    Meyer C, 3 months agoRead review
    "From what I heard, all the rooms are amazing."
    Marc H, 3 months agoRead review
    "If you don't want to walk up hills request bungalows closer to the lodge."
    gregandjimmy, 4 months agoRead review
    "I do not believe there are any bad rooms. After all you are there to see the gorillas and monkeys or to hike."
    Sillymidon, 5 months agoRead review
    "All are great, some are just farther from the main lodge."
    carefreecruiser, 6 months agoRead review
    "Every room is gorgeous. If you don't want to walk somewhat steep paths ask for a room closest to the..."
    jenntabb, 6 months agoRead review
    "The two suites have outstanding views"
    TanzanianEnthusiast, 6 months agoRead review
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