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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Pool
Airport Transportation
Fitness centre
Golf course
4 Star Hotel
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is located in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes. Situated close to the gates of the Parc des Volcans National, it is the perfect base for Gorilla trekking. This is a community lodge, it was built and is operated by Governors Camp but is owned by the local...
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Adjacent To Parc National des Volcans, Kinigi, Rwanda
29.1 miles to Goma Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent lodge - we really enjoyed our stay and the activities available in the surrounding area. Staff were very friendly & helpful, and the facilities superb. Volcanoes is definitely worth a visit, and this is the place to stay!

1  Thank ThePell
Reviewed 3 days ago

This lodge was perfect. Set in a lovely forest of trees. The staff was amazing and ever so helpful. Everything was thought of before I asked. The room was great, with a sitting room attached and a perfect window to the forest with a writing...More

1  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our two week African trip with 3 days at Sabyinyo. We couldn't have started our trip any better. Accommodations were top notch - gorgeous rooms, firm beds, soft pillows, a fireplace, tub, hot shower, big fluffy towels - oh my. Food was also...More

1  Thank Claudia P
Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. We hope that the rest of your safari was an adventure to remember. It is always a pleasure to have guests who appreciate the gentle comforts of detail! With best wishes from us all at Sabyinyo

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family (including two kids in 20s) stayed at Sabyinyo and were thoroughly impressed by the staff, food, competence and facilities. Phil and Charlie looked after all of us very well, including ensuring that our dietary restrictions were carefully considered. Highly recommended!More

Thank Jack M
Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you - It was a pleasure to have you and your delightful family to stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back before too long. The gorillas, as ever, steal the show! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

extremely delightful and charming single rooms, each a hundred yards from each other, thru the jungle the only tricky part is the 80 meter ascent bu foot, felt good day 2, day one was a little winding at 8000 feet beautiful views of the parc...More

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Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time here. Best wishes from us all at Sabyinyo

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Refrigerator in room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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autumnfoods
17 June 2017|
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Response from Musiara | Property representative |
No. You don't need an electronic converter. There are plugs for US current
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abi1985
19 April 2017|
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Response from Musiara | Property representative |
Dear Abi1985, Tripadvisor does not allow us to post email addresses or website addresses. Please instead contact us via our facebook page "Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge" and we can give you the details from there. All the... More
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schlbb
4 March 2017|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. And gaiters, gloves,raincoats and hats
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"Room with the view of the mountains is so beautiful."
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"all the same that i could tell"
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"We stayed in C1, beautiful room with fireplace and windows to take advantage of the jungle. Front patio has..."
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"S1 is fabulous if you can cope with the extra steps to the top of the property"
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