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Düsseldorf
Reviewed 1 week ago

After travveling 10 days through Uganda and Ruanda this was the perfect place to relax. Extremly friendly and welcoming personel. I dtayed 3 days and didn' t get bored, went for walks in the Nyungwe Forest, enjoyed the infinity pool and the gorgeous food. Just walking distance to the Tea plantation, but the massage is also advisable. It is quite...

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Europe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We looked so much forward (after reading all the positive Tripdvisor reviews about this place) to spend a romatic evening in the lodge with a nice dinner. What a misfortune! The design and location in the tea plantation is great. We were however very surprised that the price of the only housewine offered (we have had the same in many...

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would I stay here again? Yes, absolutely, it's one of the nicest places I've ever visited and had excellent service--except on the bikes they give you to use. But for the price per night (upwards of 400 USD) you'd think non-alchololic drinks like soda and African tea would be included, wouldn't you? They're not. That left a bad taste in...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great spot. Yep it's expensive but it's on another level to pretty much everything else in Rwanda (and probably Uganda). Beautiful modern lodge and rooms in a mind-blowing setting (it's in a tea plantation overlooking the forest). Service is faultless and the food is spot on. It's being taken over by One & Only so is undergoing a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed 2 nights and thought about spending another night but decided not too for various reasons. The resort is expensive so I had a higher expectation of what to expect from the service to the rooms. For the most part they met my expectations. The staff were very nice. The rooms were large with windows and balconies over looking...

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Maryland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I wasn’t sure what to expect for this part of our journey through Rwanda – it is a long drive to get there and away from the usual tourist “traffic.” Turns out this lodge is a gem located on a working tea plantation and I could easily have spent three nights there instead of two. The room was very comfortable...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating our 10th Anniversary and we couldn't have chosen a better way to spend it. The views of the forest lull you into a relaxation that you just don't want to snap out of. While eating lunch on our first day we saw Colobus monkeys foraging from tree to tree, what a treat. The next morning we went...

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Norwalk, CT
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Nyungwe Forest Lodge after a few days in other areas of Rwanda. The lodge is amazingly gorgeous. The beds were very comfortable, the food was good and the staff was friendly. The only thing I think they could improve is the service. It was a bit slow at meals.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2016

After a very long drive from Gisenyi, we arrived when it was already dark. The main lodge has beautiful architecture and local art. The restaurant and the service was excellent: the buffet breakfast had many choices; and our lunches and dinners here were memorable. The room has a beautiful window on the forest which starts as a wall of nature...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a marvellous place, set in the middle of a tea plantation, with a backdrop of hills and forests. Service is outstanding, the architecture of the main lodge and bungalows perfect, so is the decoration. The food is good.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge is the only five star establishment within the Nyungwe National Park area. It lies in a tea plantation on the edge of the Nyungwe closed canopy rain forest and comprises of 20 luxurious rooms and two Presidential Suites – with 2bedrooms – luxurious suites, one with a Jacuzzi, each equipped with private decks with views overlooking the vast forest terrain. Lodge facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a boma for outdoor dining and sundowners, a restaurant with private terrace, a tea lounge and bar, a relaxation retreat with two treatment rooms, plus a fitness centre with treadmill, cycle and weights. The lodge also offers the latest in Wi-Fi technology with exclusive conferences facilities accommodating up to 18 delegates. Furthermore, the main lodge is wheelchair friendly with relevant facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Address: Nyungwe Forest, Gafunzo 00250, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Western Province > Gafunzo
Price Range: $726 - $1,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nyungwe Forest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“I think all rooms look out towards the forest - end rooms may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles mjabdy, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are gorgeous but those nearer to the lobby may be more successful with wifi”
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  • Gorgeous rooms - perfectly appointed!
 of 5 bubbles lavidashannon, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are separate from others and look out on to the forest”
 of 5 bubbles 636clairey, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take any, lower numbers take less walking”
 of 5 bubbles bymy141, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Relax and enjoy!”
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