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Discover Rwanda Gisenyi Beach

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266 Avenue des Fleures Rubavu, Gisenyi Rwanda See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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2.5 Star accommodation
30 Sep01 Oct
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All reviewsold colonial buildingdorm roommain buildingperfect locationlake kivutourist infoincluded breakfast iscommon areaslarge bathroomenormous roombeautiful compoundcrossing the bordernyiragongo volcanonice staythe hotel is cleanlocal foodcouple of nights
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here two nights and the first night I was alone at the dorm. Very good plus is the hot water shower. The breakfast was nice with toast, eggs and fruit. The thing I disliked was the fact that the room to the female...More

Thank Jennifer1601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the hostel before and after walking some of the Congo nile trail (leaving my big bag at the hostel for a few days was no problem). I got a single room in the main building and it was HUGE and clean. Laundry...More

Thank Nathan D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The older buildings and colonial houses are taken away, new space is available and green, the walkways, streets are clean and you can walk from the Serena Lake Kivu hotel up to the border with DRC, a nice promenade of about 1,5 km of clean,...More

1  Thank KigaliErik
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places i have ever stayed in Gisenyi and i have stayed in a lot of hotels over the last 14 years. It is sufficient for overnight and long stays. The place is not new and modern BUT it is...More

Thank Piet B
Management response:Responded 6 August 2018

Dear sir, Thank you for writing this positive review for us. We are very happy that you’re satisfied by our service. Hope you will stay with us next time Thank you again

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

There is lot of space for camping and you can choose a shaded area. The staff is so friendly. They helped us in so many situations and even organised a motorbike which we could rent the whole day to drive ourselves. Compared with usual breakfasts...More

Thank LenaW425
Management response:Responded 6 August 2018

Dear Lena, thank you for this great review you write for us. its a great pleasure to hear that you find everything convenient and pleasant. hope to see you next time thank you

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Discover Rwanda Gisenyi Beach Hostel, located 20m from the water's edge on the sandy shores of Africa's 6th largest lake - Kivu, is the perfect destination to relax and discover a piece of paradise on the tranquil ...More lakeside beaches, water sports, mountains and many other activities while enjoying fabulous Rwandan hospitality. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$44 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Rwanda > Western Province > Gisenyi
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19 April 2017|
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Response from jdileuv | Reviewed this property |
Yes, all included. Even slippers.
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Ariel I
4 February 2015|
Response from Sam_Discover_Kigali | Property representative |
Hello Ariel, Thank you for your enquiry and interest to stay at Discover Rwanda Gisenyi Beach. All of our rooms are en-suite - so the room you want will definitely have its own bathroom too. I hope this is helpful. Please... More
29 October 2014|
Response from christian_uwizeye | Property representative |
Bonjour Rebecca, merci de nous avoir contactE, le Discover Rwanda Gisenyi Beach se trouve dans 20 minutes a pieds de la frontiere de RDC. au meme cartier de Serena Hotel et Stip Hotel et Gorilla Hotel, merci encore pour... More
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"The rooms in the main house are larger but those in the outbuilding still face the lake"
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"Ask for a lake view room. The one with the French doors is likely the best."
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"Do not buy into the "last-minute" ads of a "good value" What's left are very tiny..."
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"If you have any issues with the rooms then talk to the staff as they are very friendly and accommodating!"
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