Hotels

Hotels in Uganda

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Adere safari lodge

Guests to Adere Safari Lodge are treated to a homely welcome while discovering the secluded wilderness area found in the remote north-eastern side of Uganda. Most guests adore and look forward to an unforgettable, tranquil, worthwhile as well as life-changing safari experience while staying at this wonderfully beautiful accommodation facility.  It sits on jagged and semi-arid rocks of Kidepo, that date back to over a millennia. You will be surprised of the surrounding lush scenery at Adere Safari Lodge, regardless of its location in the middle of the semi-desert.

Apoka safari lodge

What picture of remote Kidepo Valley National Park do you see when you close your eyes? Is it the rugged terrains, the sweeping savannah plains dotted with acacia and Rock kopjes, golden grasses or mountainous slopes? Whatever picture you have, hopefully it is of a real African wilderness experience?

However, nothing compliments your tour of Kidepo than having a comfortable place to lay your head or enjoy a delicious meal after a long day of discovering the wild. Well, the classic and cozy Apoka Safari Lodge is one of the few outstanding places of lodging within the remotely secluded Kidepo Valley National Park and sits on a picturesque Kopje facing the stunning Narus Valley, in the western side of this Protected Area.

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Aramaga rift valley lodge

Floating up the beautiful clouds at an altitude of 5249 feet on the Great Rift Valley escarpment and offering the opportunity of immersing in one of the most biodiverse regions of the African Continent is the magnificent Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge. This beautiful place of Lodging makes it possible to enjoy views of the Blue Mountains of Democratic Republic of Congo of experiencing the African Rift valley (referred as the Cradle of humanity.

When it comes to sceneries and views, the stupendous Aramaga Rift Valley stands out from the rest of the accommodation facilities in the same region, owing to the fact that it overlooks the Continent’s phenomenal Great Rift Valley, the Mountains of the Moon (Rwenzori Mountains), the stunning Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve and on clear days have views of the Blue Mountains.

Buhoma lodge

The luxury Buhoma Lodge is a private and easy-on-the-eye accommodation facility commanding breathtaking and unobstructed views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, haven to the exceptional and endangered mountain gorillas. It is one of the two unique places of lodging within the Park and interestingly just a short walking distance from the starting point of gorilla trekking adventures as well as other Park activities.

Having existed since 2015, this popular and secluded Lodge is specifically found in Buhoma, the premier gorilla trekking sector in the northern end of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It boasts of a raised central area encompassing a dining area, lounge and bar among others. Interestingly, it is only 5 minutes’ walk from the Buhoma trailhead.

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Bwindi lodge

Facing the ancient and verdant Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as the breathtaking views of the Jungle canopy across a tranquil stream is the luxurious Bwindi Lodge, one of the Continent’s extraordinary places of lodging. This beautiful Lodge provides a real extraordinary jungle experience and is separated by a picturesque stream; the Giant Apes themselves are surprisingly frequent visitors to this amazing accommodation facility.

Bwindi Lodge offers magical views of the dense Impenetrable forest and is a perfect hideaway to see primates as well as plethora of birds that are possibly hiding in the thick foliage. There was a new addition of two deluxe Bandas in 2021 while the existing ones were revamped and upgraded in addition to the Library and Lounge area being re-imagined.

Clouds mountain gorilla lodge

Located along a forested ridge, close to the entrance of southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the luxurious Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, one of the must-visit places in this south-western part of the country.  This accommodation facility is a wonderful place of stay for passionate gorilla trekkers to Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors and is set on a spectacular hilltop.

Guest accommodation at this stupendous Safari Lodge is offered in the 8 airy Cottages that include two family cottages constructed with volcanic rocks/stones and they provides magnificent views that stretch to the Virunga Volcanoes in neighboring Rwanda and across the Democratic Republic of Congo border where the blazing views of Nyiragongo Mountains can be relished on a clear night.

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Hotel Number 5

Comfortably situated within the lush outskirts of Entebbe Town is the ritzy Hotel Number 5, an elegant Boutique Hotel that offers a second-to-none experience to travellers arriving beautiful Uganda or those seeking for where to stay before departing the country. Lucky for guests that stay here, all the opulent rooms open into or overlook the verdant gardens as well as outdoor swimming pool hence making it a perfect choice for anyone yearning for a private stay within a quiet natural setting.

While here, the worries of noise and busy work schedules should be left behind as you relax next to the ravish swimming pool, immerse yourself in the wide range of spa treatments, work-out at the fully-functional fitness center or try out some of the most mouth-watering cuisines you have ever tasted during Uganda safaris.

Jacana safari lodge

Nestled within the beautiful Queen Elizabeth National Park is Jacana Safari Lodge, an exceptional tree house Lodge built with typically local materials in form of local volcanic rocks, gum poles, wood and rope, then designed with phenomenal organic furniture as well as rich textures.

Owned and managed by GeoLodges, the rustic Lodge sits along the northern tip of verdant Maramagambo forest, overlooking the spectacular Lake Nyamasingiri- the country’s largest Volcanic Crater Lake. It is about one hour and twenty minutes’ drive from the City of Fort Portal as well as about 35 miles from Kasese Airstrip.

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Kampala Serena hotel

If there is any place on Earth that offers an oasis or Paradise of cool and green, spiced up with a secure surrounding, then it is Kampala Serena Hotel. This 5-star Hotel is strategically situated within an outstanding location within the heart of Uganda’s vibrant Capital-Kampala that is undeniably a hotspot for social, corporate, commercial, National, political, regional and economic activities.

There are numerous things to relish and be awe-inspired by within this Hotel but the fact that it is fringed by over 17 acres of incredibly manicured water gardens, it is a place to behold and definitely visit during Uganda safaris.

Kampala Sheraton hotel

Are you interested in discovering Uganda’s tribal heritage at a comfort of a Hotel? Then book your stay with Sheraton Kampala Hotel where you will be introduced to the country’s rich natural heritage without having to go upcountry. The stupendous Hotel conveniently sits within the Capital (Kampala) and stands out for its outstanding heritage as well as vibrant nightlife.

Travellers are welcomed and treated to a laid-back atmosphere as well as phenomenal array of World-class facilities. One thing that almost every guest in Sheraton Kampala Hotel will tell you is the fact that they take in mind-boggling views of Kampala’s sweeping skyline from the comfort of dazzling and elegant rooms and balconies in addition to being fringed by over 9 acres of well-manicured gardens.

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Kyambura gorge lodge

Kyambura Gorge Lodge is a modern stylish Safari Lodge that grew from an Old Coffee store to put in a place an incredible magnificent place of stay during tours of Queen Elizabeth National Park. It sits at the brim of this savannah-dominated Protected Area with panoramic views of the rolling savannah plains, the far-flung Rwenzori Mountains (christened the Mountains of the Moon) as well as the sub-merged Kyambura Gorge.

The Kyambura Gorge Lodge of yesterday isn’t the one you will find during your visit because it was completely re-modeled, especially around public areas as well as lush gardens.

Kyaninga lodge

Comfortably lying close to the edge of the extinct Volcanic Crater Lake, at the foot of the Mountains of the Moon (Rwenzori Mountains) is the awe-inspiring Kyaninga Lodge. This Luxury Lodge sits within an area where the Great Rift Valley meets the Great Congo Basin. For travellers that stay here, unwinding and refreshment is what they are treated to while exploring the unblemished parts of Africa in style and luxury.

The Safari Lodge was established as a vision and 6 years of relentless commitment of one passionate man in trying to create unequalled experience of the Continent’s natural Beauty like no other.

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Mahogany springs lodge

Have you ever imagined staying at a secluded and tranquil environment that is blended with maximum comfort in a phenomenal natural setting? If yes, then book your stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge where you will have a real feeling of luxury accommodation within the East African region.

For guests of Mahogany Springs Lodge, there is always a little touch that will make them stand out and provide unforgettable experiences, from the detailed architectural designs of the Lodge to the unmatched services offered by highly experienced and hospitable staff.

Mihingo safari lodge

No safari experience beats the charm and magic of relishing luxury in the middle of the wilderness and that’s what you will be offered at Mihingo Safari Lodge. This is a swanky family-owned place of lodging situated within a spectacular setting adjacent to Uganda’s smallest savannah National Park.

It is positioned high on a huge rocky kopje whose Precambrian granite boulders same into existence over 500 million years ago thus rewarding guests with some of the most jaw-dropping views over the sweeping savannah landscape. The Lodge beautiful design comfortably and seamlessly blends with its fragile natural environment, yet visitors are endless offered comfort, unwinding as well as a feeling of agreeing and respecting Mother Nature.

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Mount Gahinga lodge

Found in south-western Uganda, close to Kisoro Town, at the brim of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the beautiful Mount Gahinga Lodge, the only accommodation facility for travellers planning to trek the endangered mountain gorillas and the golden monkeys, climbing the Virunga Volcanoes and watching the numerous bird species. It opened its doors in 2002 thus making it the first place of lodging constructed by Praveen Momam.

The secluded Mount Gahinga Lodge is sprawled within the foothills of Virunga Volcanoes and boasts of an awe-inspiring backdrop of the three mountains that make up the massif extending across Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mweya safari lodge

Are you looking to experience Paradise in the Wilderness? Then don’t miss-out on staying at Mweya Safari Lodge. While staying here, you are guaranteed of panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel, seeing huge herds of elephants wandering in the savannah plains, being treated to spectacular sights of the Crater Lakes and discovering the rich wildlife diversity in an experience that is second to none.

Mweya Safari Lodge is comfortably and strategically set on the Mweya peninsula, in the heart of Uganda’s most biologically diverse and most beautiful National Park.

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Protea by Marriott Entebbe

Are you looking for a well-appointed place to stay on arrival into Uganda via Entebbe International Airport or where you can spend a night before your departure flight? Look no further than Protea Hotel Entebbe. This fancy four-star Resort Hotel is strategically situated on the pristine shores of Lake Victoria and surprisingly only 1 kilometer from the Airport.

The beautiful and tasteful décor and Rooms at Protea Hotel Entebbe, coupled with aesthetic furnishings provide the much needed warmth, inviting feel and generally lavish ambiance that you yearn for after a long flight or hectic work schedules. Each of these rooms boasts of uninterrupted views of the largest freshwater Lake in Africa.

Sanctuary gorilla forest camp

Life-changing and heart-warming encounters with the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural environments comes along staying at comfortable places of lodging, one of which is Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.

This accommodation facility is environmentally friendly, modern and traditional in style thus making it to perfectly blend into the fragility of magical African mountain landscape, in addition to sitting comfortably on a flat ridge within the Park. Interestingly, this Tented Camp is a stone throw from the starting point of gorilla trekking tours within Buhoma sector (region), making it your ideal base for achieving the lifetime dream of trekking Giant Apes in their natural habitat.

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Semuliki safari lodge

Are you interested in stepping back in time during your Uganda safari? Then consider booking to stay at Semliki Safari Lodge. This beautifully rustic Safari Lodge is characterized by golden-hued Safari Tents as well as classic safari décor, which are similar to those of the former era of Exploration. This secluded and private accommodation Facility is therefore your perfect stop point during visits of Semliki National Park and it would interest you to know that it’s the only Lodge in the Protected Area.

This phenomenal accommodation facility was detailedly decorated with large and chunky furniture, central fireplaces, cozy beds with clean linen and soft pillows and typically hardwood floors that guarantee nothing but opulence, total privacy and comfort after day’s activities.

Trackers safari lodge

Trackers Safari Lodge is your perfect home while exploring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and is situated within Buhoma sector, in the northern side. This newly-established place of lodging is only 5 minutes’ drive from the Buhoma Headquarters, starting point for gorilla trekking and other interesting Park adventures.

Trackers Safari Lodge offers travellers the life of Riley and was constructed for the sophisticated visitor who yearns for the finer things of life in addition to making their stay unforgettably comfortable. Travellers that stay here are treated to the sweet melodies of the birds, sights of colorful butterfly species, savor on organic food and the chance to taste some of the most aromatic tea and coffee from the terraced hills of south-western Uganda.

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Hotels in Rwanda

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Amakoro songa lodge

You can’t talk of top notch places of lodging in Rwanda without mentioning Amakoro Songa Lodge, because it is synonymous with luxury and is situated within a tiny village outside Kinigi Town. If you wish to understand what is meant by blending conservation and tourism, then you have to spend a night or more at this luxurious Safari Lodge. It derived its name from the beautiful black volcanic rocks that mark this mountainous region of Rwanda, and whose slopes are haven to the endangered mountain gorillas. This stunning place of lodging sits on a 7-acre plot with incredibly and elegantly manicured gardens, fringed by Sabyinyo, Muhabura and Gahinga Volcanoes.

Bisate lodge

From the comfort of your plush Villa that sits on the tranquil slopes of eroded Volcanic Crater, individually decorated in line with the culture and traditions of Rwandan Royalty, you will be able to enjoy views through the Curtain of Mist at two of the extinct Virunga Volcanoes (the 4507-meter Mount Karisimbi and the 3696-meter tall Bisoke). The Valley between these two Volcanoes (named Karisoke) is where American Primatologist Dian Fossey conducted studies on the endangered mountain gorillas and travellers interested in learning about here conservation journey can undertake guided hikes to her final resting place.

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Cleo hotel Lake Kivu

Cleo Lake Kivu Hotel is for the travellers who wish to unravel the Lake Kivu magic locked up in its breathtaking views, as enjoyed from every corner of the facility. Guests here take in the private atmosphere with a feeling of “home away from home”. This new Paradise overlooks the stunning Lake Kivu from the hillside with possibilities of relishing privacy while being your base for venturing into the endless adventures as well as unwinding opportunities.

Epic suites and hotel

Few visitors know about Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites but it is an opulent and private Resort Hotel close to the Northern entrance of magnificent Akagera National Park. Are you looking for comfort and ultimate unwinding experience after your wildlife safari in Rwanda, then this is your place to be.

Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites has something for very traveller and is also your unrivalled family Adventure Holiday destination. Be it business or leisure, this accommodation facility has got you covered. It is set within Nyagatare District, in the Eastern Province of Rwanda and only about 92 miles from the Airport, 31 miles from the Kagitumba border point and 21 miles from Akagera National Park northern entrance gate.

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Kigali Marriott hotel

Staying at Kigali Marriott Hotel means stepping into up-to-the-minute comfort within Africa’s cleanest City. Here visitors are guaranteed of experiencing classy and amenity-filled places of lodging that offers the secluded retreat within Rwanda’s Capital. The Hotel is strategically situated at close proximity with the Nyarugenge Financial District as well as the popular Kigali Convention center. The flawless stupendous Hotel offers spacious and contemporary accommodations with luxurious amenities as well as World-class services.

Kigali Serena hotel

Along the secluded and alluring boulevard in the heart of Kigali City is the well-appointed Kigali Serena Hotel, one of Rwanda’s most elegant accommodation facilities. This Hotel sits within a secure location, a stone throw from the Central Business District (5-minute walk) of Kigali, Rwanda. Additionally, it boasts of an individually rich blend of the country’s natural heritage, art as well as culture with modern five-star elegance and comfort in its luxurious rooms and suites.

This sophisticated Hotel is famous for offering a secluded and tranquil retreat that is second to none for cultivated or sensitive Diplomats as well as Executives.

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Kivu Marina bay hotel

Kivu Marina Bay Hotel is one of the few places in Rwanda where comfort, breathtaking views and beautiful architectural designs work together to offer memorable experiences. This upmarket Hotel is found in south-western side of Rwanda, in close proximity with Lake Kivu (the Country’s biggest and Continent’s 6th biggest Lake) as well as Nyungwe Forest National Park (the largest montane rainforest in Africa). It is also 1 kilometer by road from Kamembe Airport, within Cyangugu Rwanda.

Magashi camp

Staying at Magashi Camp means you have signed for unmatched experiences of witnessing a wilderness area coming back to life as you watch the big five animals, sweeping savannah plains with freely roaming game, rolling hills as well as open Lakes. Being here means you are prepared to relish views of elephants plunge into the jaw-dropping silver-blue Lake Rwanyakazinga while raising their beautiful trunks like periscopes for fresh air.

The stunning Magashi Camp sits on a secluded area of 6000 hectares within the savannah-based Akagera National Park and it’s more than just accommodation but a magical story of survival as well as regeneration.

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Hotel Des Mille Collines

Rich history, beauty and comfort are the three words used to describe Hotel Des Mille Collines. Do you remember the “Hotel Rwanda” film? If this movie rings a bell, then you are at the right place. It opened its doors in 1973 as the first grand Hotel in the country and is historically remembered for being the refuge for over 2000 people during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide against Tutsi as well as affluent Hutu people. This four-star Hotel was constructed by the Belgian airline and has for the past years hosted popular World leaders.

Hotel Des Mille Collines is set within the Central Business District in Kigali City thus making it possible and rewarding for guests to enjoy eagle eye’s views of the thousand hills in Rwanda’s Capital.

Nyungwe top hill view lodge

After exploring the chimpanzee trails, canopy walks or birding adventures in Africa’s largest surviving montane forest, the next thing you need is a comfortable place to lay your head, unwind and enjoy a mouth-watering meal. All these and more are provided at the stunning Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge.

This spectacular standard place of lodging is nestled on the top of a Hill and boasts of unmatched all-round location views whereby several areas of the lush Nyungwe forest and several gently sloping hills are relished from its East, magnificent views of Lake Kivu as well as a range of extinct and active Volcanoes

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One and only gorilla’s nest lodge

Fringed by tall swerving Eucalyptus tree, the One & Only Gorilla’s Nest is one of the most opulent Safari Lodges in the outskirts of Volcanoes National Park and arouses the adrenaline spirit of enthusiastic travellers. This accommodation facility is one place that will inspire gazing into the open mirror through awe-inspiring encounters with the graceful endangered mountain gorillas as well as having a thrill in experiencing Rwanda’s story. Staying here isn’t just about comfortable sleep and meals but also the opportunity of wrapping yourself in the pristine spa in the exclusive treatments

One and only Nyungwe house

Fascinating wildlife species, magical mountain landscapes covered with verdant tea plantations and sounds of chirping birds, be treated to the views of flourishing natural wonders while staying at One & Only Nyungwe House.

The luxurious One & Only Nyungwe House is situated along the brim of lush Nyungwe Forest, in the mountain south-western corner of the country. Being part of a functional tea estate, the roots of this accommodation facility are strongly set while the up-to-the-minute changes that offer an exceptionally contemporary vigour with iconic designs as well as every charm and comfort that you ever desired in an accommodation facility.

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Onomo hotel

Embellished by a phenomenal terrace with an infinity swimming pool as well as unmatched views of the City of Kigali is the sensational Onomo Hotel Kigali. Are you looking to experience the nightlife of Kigali, relax from the noise and crowds of the City Center or have a meeting or Conference in Kigali City? Onomo Hotel in Kigali is where every tourist wants to stay. It is found in Nyarugenge district, simply 9 kilometers/20 minutes’ drive from Kigali International Airport in addition to being just a stone throw from the Kigali Convention Center.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre

Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre is an elegant Conference Hotel within Rwanda’s Capital City, a stone throw (approximately 3.1 miles) from Kigali International Airport as well as the vibrant City Center. This beautiful place of lodging is also just 1.2 miles from a number of Government Embassies, the Parliament of Rwanda, British High Commission and the Supreme Court.

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Retreat heaven boutique

Taste a piece of Paradise by staying at the Retreat by Heaven, a lovely 20-room stupendous Boutique Hotel in Kigali City of Rwanda. This serene accommodation facility was founded by the American owners of Heaven with beautiful architectural designs made possible by the Italian Architects and vitalized by a genius team of Rwandan technicians and builders. With the existence of the Retreat, travellers can now freely venture into the sweeping plains of Akagera National Park for a life-changing wildlife safari or to the jungles of Volcanoes National Park for unmatched gorilla trekking experiences then unwind with the Hotel’s Spa treatments, massages or sip into the cool swimming pool.

Ruzizi tented lodge

Ruzizi is a beautiful and sumptuous Tented Ecolodge sitted along the forested shores of stunning Lake Ihema, within Akagera National Park. The facility offers accommodation in Tents set back from the Lake’s secluded shores and tucked among the swaying Palms as well as beautiful fruiting fig trees. These tents are fringed around the thatched reception as well as dining place, in addition to featuring wooden walkways that usher guests to the jaw-dropping deck overlooking the Lake.

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Sabinyo silverback lodge

If your dream of undertaking a Rwanda safari was to give back to the local community, then the easier and most memorable way to do it is by staying at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, the country’s first ever Community-owned Safari Lodge. Also, few places offer the stress-free transfer to the Park Headquarters as this stupendous place of Lodging.

This beautiful accommodation facility is set at close proximity to Kinigi Park Headquarters, the starting point for most tourist adventures within Volcanoes National Park.

Singita Kwitonda lodge

Sprawled on the edge of the stunning Volcanoes National Park in north-western Rwanda, haven to about a third of the World’s surviving Mountain gorillas in their natural habitats marked by high altitude cloud forests. This stylish accommodation facility shares a 1200-meter border with Volcanoes National Park with villas that are stone throw from the natural environment of Giant Apes of the jungle as well as Kinigi Park Headquarters, where guided gorilla treks within less than 10 minutes’ walk. This Lodge’s unbeaten position provides a remarkable base for the life-changing gorilla trekking adventure but also being in a landscape surrounded by wetlands and verdant meadows with breathtaking views of the Muhabura, Sabyinyo and Gahinga Volcanoes.

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The bishop house

Bishop House is a swanky Colonial-style Boutique Hotel found within the vibrant Town of Ruhengeri, the Rwanda’s extent of Virunga massif where significant population of endangered mountain gorillas is sheltered. This lavish accommodation facility is a base and gateway into the spectacular Volcanoes National Park and is only 17 kilometers/25-minute drive from the park entrance. The secluded location of this accommodation facility in the luxuriant and serene suburbs of Musanze makes it the perfect place of lodging for visitors planning to trek the mountain gorillas, see the golden monkeys and undertake tours of Musanze Caves among other riveting adventures.

Virunga lodge

The opulent Virunga Lodge in north-western Rwanda is one of the Continent’s most sought-after Safari Lodges, nestled high on a ridge that rewards visitors with phenomenal views in Africa. Guests here are guaranteed of views or Virunga Volcanoes as well as the Musanze Valley to the extreme western corner and Twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera to the extreme Eastern side.

This incredible accommodation facility has created the perfect story of Rwandese Afro-chic, from the time is was constructed by Praveen Moman about 18 years ago (at the time of writing).

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