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Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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...

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wonderful, friendly service. They served our meals outside by the bonfire, which was unique. They also are involved in the local community, and invite children from local schools to visit the hotel in the evenings to perform a concert complete with dancing. I recommend you let your guard down and dance with them, you will have a great time and...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, Josh. Glad you enjoyed your stay, and the dancing. All the best, Allen Bechky, Owner

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Gilbert, Fiston and the team at Villa Gorilla provided an incredible stay. From cleaning our boots to building our morning fire no detail was left unattended. The food is hearty and fresh with delicious soups and fresh vegetables from their garden. The huts are charming and while a little rustic they are immaculately clean with a big shower with hot...

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VillaGorillaRwanda, Owner at Villa Gorilla, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send in this fine review. Gilbert and all the staff are so happy that you enjoyed their attention. Please do come back. Allen Bechky, Owner

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just enjoyed 2 wonderful nights at Villa Gorilla. The staff were so friendly, they couldn't do enough to please us. Particular praise to Gilbert the manager/owner who drove us to and from Kigali, stopping at villages, markets, and bars on the way, and to Fiston the assistant manger who sorted our accommodation, wifi and meals. The accommodation was very clean,...

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Dear Richard, Thank you for taking the time to send in such a nice review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Do come back if you can. All the best, Allen Bechky, owner

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Myself and my wife stayed at Villa Gorilla in September on the night before and of our Gorilla Trek. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after by the staff. Villa Gorilla is perfectly located a short drive from the headquarters for Gorilla trekking where everyone must meet on the morning of their trek. This was helpful...

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Address: Kinigi, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Musanze District > Kinigi
Price Range: £156 - £400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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