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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good size rooms. Amazing gardens full of birds and flowers and a couple of Golden Crested Cranes. This is the hotel that Diane Fosey stayed when she wasn't on the mountain. Her room is kept as she leftist and is available to view. Reception has a very good selection of local articrafts.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I think this is the oldest hotel in Musanze and was the where Diane Fossey stayed when she was in Rwanda and her room is a bit of a shrine at the hotel that you have to walk past! Room are old fashioned but on the whole fine and good value compared with other hotels. Breakfast included and very filling...

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1Thank FarmerGilesRutlandUK
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is a nice, clean budget hotel. While the rooms are basic, they are comfortable. The gardens are perfect to relax in after tracking gorillas. The restaurant was adequate, and the food was satisfactory.

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2Thank Adcat_11
Cambridge England
Reviewed 28 November 2015

A popular choice for one or two nights before and after treks, it had a rather transient feel. Anyone who has spent time in Africa will feel comfortable enough but it may feel rather basic coming from outside. Good quality tiled bathroom, but the room (15) had very thin curtains and no switch for the outside light which made an...

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I visited Muhabura prior to gorilla trekking. My room was clean & quiet, providing a good nights rest prior to hiking. I wish I would have had more time to enjoy the beautiful gardens. The breakfast offered was not extensive, but the fruit platter was lovely. I have heard that warm breakfast dishes are available, though they were not offered...

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2Thank Megan O
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Hotel is very simple. Rooms are simple, small, but enough clean. Restaurant serves good meal and you'll not be hungry. Wifi is available in restaurant, but works very slow with many breaks. If you plan gorilla trekking must stay there (Dian Fossey Room nr 12 is there). City is safe, no problem to take walk to the market. Cli mate...

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2Thank mpmdembi
Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I stayed in Muhabura the night before the gorilla trek. I only spend about 12 hours in this place so I might not have a complete picture, but I give this place 5 stars cause I had a very comfortable stay at a very very reasonable price. The bed was good and comfortable, there was hot water for a shower,...

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3Thank Marcos T
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Musanze's oldest hotel doesn't lag behind its more modern competitors, offering up everything a visitor could need at a very affordable rate. My spacious room was clean and comfortable (although the shower being at the angle it was meant the floor inevitably got wet), the restaurant has WiFi and an acceptable range of food, and the staff are all pleasant....

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2Thank AussieOnTheRoadcom
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Comfortable hotel. Nothing luxurious but very pleasant staff. Free wifi. Pleasant food and bar. It is a typical hiker hotel where you have everything you need and is close to town and close to the starting point of trekking.

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2Thank Jenny i
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Actually at $35 a night it is a bargain. The bed was extremely comfortable and there was hot water in the shower. Main problem is there is not much to do here after you get back from your gorilla trek except sleep, drink or eat. If you want pampering spend the extra $$$$. Food in restaurant is pretty good except...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Muhabura

Address: Avenue Du 5 Juillet, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Ruhengeri
Number of rooms: 127
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“Ask for a room at the back with a terrace area and a nice view (and great sunsets!)”
  • Lots of natural light!
  • Lovely green areas surrounding the rooms
  • Great views in the distance
 of 5 bubbles Colite1990, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The furthest back the quieter...”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianBoix, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms toward the back of the property are quieter than the ones closer to the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Oxwood-Farm, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all set back in semi detached window fronted chalet style no wifi in rooms just in bar/restarant”
 of 5 bubbles FarmerGilesRutlandUK, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“You can spring for Dian Fossey's former room for $100 a night.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieOnTheRoadcom, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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