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Hotel Muhabura

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Berwick, Maine
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My family and I stayed two times at Hotel Muhabura during our 6 months in Rwanda. The historic hotel really stands out as you drive out of Musanze toward Rubavu, as many of the other hotels are behind high walls and hedges. It's restaurant is one of the best known hotel restaurants, again in part because the patio is visible...

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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I ate lunch at the restaurant in Muhabura restaurant on a recent trip to Rwanda and Uganda. I was so pleased with my meal that my group returned for the subsequent 2 days! The ambience was very 'gorilla trek' (!) and took me back to the '70's and Dian Fossey's day. We were politely and promptly greeted and seated. The...

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Service was good and food, except the chicken, was also good. The hotel rooms, though I did not stay in one, looked large and were very adequate. Prices were also good. Location was convenient and easy to find. Bar and terrace area pleasant to hang out.

Thank GaryHill
Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We went to the restaurant for drinks one evening and while the selection and prices were good, the ambiance was pretty average at best. It just wasn't what we had hoped for. It has a patio but you can smell the car exhaust. The server was helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I had just a lunch as we were on our way to Kigali. It seemed a nice and cosy place but neither beef nor fish was available. So I settled on spaghetti, which was good but took them 45 min to serve it. The staff were friendly and helpful. The Wi-Fi was slow.

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Mentmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We really enjoyed chilling out with a beer here the night before the gorilla trek. The room was pleasantly large, so finally had some space to sort out suitcase packing properly. Breakfast buffet was fine.

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights as part of a gorilla tour. Room was clean, hot water, free wifi and breakfast, attentive / helpful staff (cleaned our boots for a small fee), and a decent location next to the Volcano National Park. The restaurant had a varied menu, and certainly lent to unwinding after the treks. For the price I think we...

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Fergus, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2016

The TV is strictly for decoration and there isn't an abundance of hot water, but if you are looking for a cheap place to stay with good food before or after a Gorilla Trek, the place is great. Comfy bed, great patio to sit and watch the goings on and passers-by. If someone meets your eye, wave hello, they will...

1Thank AngiRivier
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good size rooms. Amazing gardens full of birds and flowers and a couple of Golden Crested Cranes. This is the hotel that Diane Fosey stayed when she wasn't on the mountain. Her room is kept as she leftist and is available to view. Reception has a very good selection of local articrafts.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I think this is the oldest hotel in Musanze and was the where Diane Fossey stayed when she was in Rwanda and her room is a bit of a shrine at the hotel that you have to walk past! Room are old fashioned but on the whole fine and good value compared with other hotels. Breakfast included and very filling...

1Thank FarmerGilesRutlandUK

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Address: Avenue Du 5 Juillet, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Musanze District > Ruhengeri
Number of rooms: 127
Also Known As:
Hotel Muhabura Rwanda/Ruhengeri
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“Rooms near the back of the hotel are very quiet.”
lambkaroline3, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the far back are better”
Samsafarisrwanda, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back with a terrace area and a nice view (and great sunsets!)”
  • Lots of natural light!
  • Lovely green areas surrounding the rooms
  • Great views in the distance
Colite1990, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The furthest back the quieter...”
ChristianBoix, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms toward the back of the property are quieter than the ones closer to the road.”
Oxwood-Farm, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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