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    Virunga Lodge

    Lake Bulera, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
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    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    The Virunga lodge is one of the most expensive lodges in Rwanda and has a beautiful view if the weather permits it. Mist and clouds are unfortunately interfering with the view most of the time. The shared dinner with the other guests of the lodge...More

    1  Thank suhs
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 26 April 2016

    Dear suhs Many thanks for your review of Virunga Lodge. It's unfortunate that you did not have the best view of the Virungas during your stay. The weather - and thus the view - can change very quickly. We apologize for the smell of polish....More

    Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

    Spent an awesome long weekend here. The service was excellent, the food marvelous and the setting nothing short of stunning. The complimentary massage after a 7 hour gorilla hike was the cherry on top of a marvelous stay. Already planning our return!More

    2  Thank 181jessed
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear 181jessed Many thanks for the five-star review. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the service and food. Gosh a seven-hour gorilla hike, that's unusually challenging; generally the trek is shorter. If you are planning your return, the long trek can't have put...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    Stayed for two nights in connection with my gorilla treks. The location, while a bit of a drive to the trek, was amazing. Great view of the lakes and volcanoes. Service was topnotch. The staff was very kind, making me a cake and doing a...More

    1  Thank Ludette867
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear Ludette867 Many thanks for the excellent review. We are delighted to read that you had a good time at Virunga Lodge. Although the lodge is not the closest to the start of the gorilla trekking, it has without doubt the best views of any...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2016

    The best writers would have an easier time describing the views from this place. I don't qualify. Just know that it sits atop a hill surrounded by a lake and mountains on one side and extinct volcanoes on the other. Everywhere one looks the view...More

    2  Thank kcmvirginia
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 29 June 2016

    Dear kcmvirginia Many thanks for taking the time to give feedback on Virunga Lodge. I'm sure other potential guests will find your description of its location quite accurate - but of course we hope they will visit the lodge itself to really take it all...More

    Reviewed 4 January 2016

    If you can afford it, this is the place to stay when gorilla trekking! The views from the lodge are magnificent and ones you might not see if you were staying somewhere else because this is up in the hills and overlooks two lakes and...More

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    • Musanze District >
    • Ruhengeri
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    • Virunga Hotel Ruhengeri ,
    • Virunga Lodge Rwanda/Ruhengeri
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    Diventurecorp
    12 April 2016|
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    Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
    It's about 3 1/2 hours. We had a driver so I can't give you a cost. Volcanoes safaris might be able to help with transport.
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    23 February 2016|
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    Response from justgotravel | Reviewed this property |
    Just google Volcanoes safaris Virunga lodge. I found it right away. It has a large picture, just click on "website".
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    "All rooms have great views. Consider splurging for the large, honeymoon bungalow."
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    "All rooms come with views, one side to the lake the other to the mountains"
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    "All rooms have great views, half with sunrise and half with sunset views"
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    "If you are traveling with small children you may want to share a cottage."
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