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Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

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Mountain Gorilla View Lodge stands amidst real wilderness with panoramic views of Rwanda’s volcano mountains and located just 1 km away from the Volcano National Park, making it the desired location for Gorilla trekking enthusiastic guests. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is surrounded by an exciting and rich biodiversity of shrubs, trees and various bird species among them the Grey Crowned Cranes or Balearica regulorum. The hotel has an eco-tourist approach whereas Natural Conservation is a priority and the local community is empowered. The Intore (local cultural dancers) will spice your stay and your days at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge will always be memorable.
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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This lodge was fantastic the service and food and all around experience was great. Definitely should be on your bucket list For seeing gorilla this area is much better than most other You can rent the equipment you might need
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Fantastic lodge with a knock out view of one of the volcanoes. Love the rooms with a fireplace and the staff give you a hot water bottle in bed for the chilly nights. January are the off season so there weren't many tourists around. That resulted in meals service a la carte.
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While it is an older lodge it is well maintained and staff is great. Meals were great and and tasty. Only 25 mins to the gorillas check in location. Strong wifi signal in the lounge. The separate cabins are huge and fitted with a fireplace.
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Welcomed with a smile! Food was abundant, we were able to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, these were buffets. Servers were very attentive if you needed anything. While out in the evening for dinner, we arrived back with a fire in our fireplace and hot water bottles in the
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This hotel was nice and provided a comfortable safe environment that was nice and close to the Gorilla trek. The rooms were essentially African themed cabins clean and reasonably comfortable. A pleasant surprise is the local students dressing up and paying a visit to perform
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This was the view from our room .... stunning!
Photo provided by managementMountain Gorilla View Lodge
Stunning Mountain Views
The beautiful grounds
Mount Sabinyo view
Our cottage
You can rent gaiters for $5 USD and gloves for $5 USD, or bring your own. Leather work gloves are a good protection from the stinging nettles. I was just there a month ago. You will love the experience!
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Hi Mike, On Day 1, we hiked to 10,000 ft; left the lodge before 7am and returned at 2pm. We were pretty tired, and spent the rest of the day resting/processing photos, Day 2 was much easier, and we were back at the lodge by noon. We had the energy for more adventures, but were not aware that the lodge offered any options for more activities. Other than birds, we saw no other wildlife on or around the lodge grounds.
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Is there internet access?
Yes in common room. None in your accomodation
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"Rooms that we stayed were an individual cabin."
"Room 1 has great views across the grounds with the volcanoes in the background."
"Lodges on the top walk easier than the low walk rooms. We were about the 4 room from the restaurant/common area."
"Book any of the large cottages."
"The bungalows are quite spread out over the property. If you have mobility issues, request a room closer to reception"
USD 278 - USD 351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
mountain gorilla view hotel ruhengeri
RwandaNorthern ProvinceMusanze DistrictKinigi
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