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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Villa Gorilla is a great little hotel very close to everything if you want to go gorilla tracking in Rwanda's Volcano's area. The service is very friendly and food is good. Due to the small size of this place, every guest is treated with individual attention, and your every wish is taken into account. They will even pick you up...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely charming spot in beautiful Kinigi! The rooms are quaint & well equipped, the views are exceptional (think mountains on your doorstep!), the team are just beautiful people & super super friendly - look forward to meeting Gad, the Lodge Manager, and John, the Waiter & Room Attendant...they will treat you like royalty! Lovely outdoor sunset dinners in front of...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thank you for your kind review. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Have fun on the rest of your safari. Allen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Gorilla is a great option for budget travel. I found this place convenient - It is located just a few kilometers from the Volcanoes National Park head quarters where briefing about gorilla trekking takes place. The prices are fair and the staff were friendly and hospitable. During our stay, the rooms were warmed up! Don't forget to bring your...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Hi Alexis, Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to please. Enjoy!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great option for a more boutique-y experience at Volcanos. The grounds and rooms/villas are lovely, and the spirit is warm. Owner Gilbert and manager Gad are completely committed to every guest having a wonderful stay. The location is also ideal - you can minimize the driving to and fro at the base of the peaks (while enjoying...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you so much for your kind review. Gilbert, Gad, and the entire staff very much appreciate your comments. All the best, Allen

Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We travel the world as U.S. diplomats, but Villa Gorilla has the BEST customer service and hospitality we have ever seen. After the gorilla and golden monkey treks, the staff personally takes off your hiking boots, cleans them (as clean as when you first bought them), and puts them back in your rooms. They build a fire every morning and...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Dear Nikki, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing review. We aim to please and we are so happy that we succeeded so well with you. All the best, Allen Bechky, Gilbert Iradukunda, and the entire Villa Gorilla Staff

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Villa Gorilla is a small lodge North of Kinigi and 10 minutes away from the Virunga National park trekking facility. We had great hospitality with every effort made by the team to make us feel welcome. Meals were well thought out and taken care of with a wonderful dose of homely. We enjoyed good wines, properly served and found very...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Hi Ryan, Thank you for your nice review. We hope you will be back again. Allen

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a great property with friendly and helpful staff. The location is stunning with views of the mountains. We stayed in the family lodge with two bedrooms and baths and nice sitting room. We were only there one night - would loved to have stayed longer. Food is excellent.

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a great time. Come back and stay longer when you can. Allen Bechky

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Cannot forget the experience of staying at this hotel. Breakfast daily around a fire-pit with the volcanic mountains rising up in the background. The chef creates a new fruit juice combination each time. The servings of food were the most generous I experienced for my visit to Rwanda.

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Gorilla. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You are welcome again next time. Allen Bechky

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I recently stayed at the hotel for 2 nights on Nov 5 & 6. The manager, Gilbert, picked me up at the airport and brought me directly to hotel. The staff, led by Gad, welcomed me to the hotel with a warm towel and mango juice. The hotel offers private, large cabins. I affectionately refer to it as african chic...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Was lucky enough to stay here 2 nights. Very quaint with amazing surrounding views! Hotel is older and in need of some repairs, but the staff and service make up for all of that. It was cold so that bon fire for breakfast and dinner was amazing! Even had local children come at 5:30 in the evening to sing and...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Dear Miss New York, Thank you for your nice review. The staff and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and want to come back. I'm sorry about your shorts and your cold. Please do come back, you will be treated again as family. thank you for taking the time to write. Allen Bechky, Owner P.S: I...

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Address: Kinigi, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Musanze District > Kinigi
Price Range: £154 - £391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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