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All reviewstented lodgefire pitvervet monkeysone nightbreakfast and dinneroutdoor showeroverlooking the lakeboat tripfish eaglesin additionlarge deckcomfortable beddining areasolar powerrain showerfood is excellentgreat experience
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is beautiful, slightly rustic, but the veranda on the lake is among the most serene spots i have spent time at in a while the park is beautiful, the roads poor, but the wildlife is truly undisturbed the food and beverage at ruzuzi...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Really an amazing experience here. The tented lodge is beautiful and comfortable, without being so overdone that it loses authenticity (as some places do). It really lets the focus be the incredible landscape, so that you can appreciate your surroundings. We had delicious meals by...More

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Response from Sarah5532, Tourism Manager for Akagera National Park at Ruzizi Tented LodgeResponded 3 October 2017

Dear go12345, We are SO glad you enjoyed your stay! We agree that the surrounding and landscape make Ruzizi Tented Lodge what it is and are aiming for authenticity and simplicity, good food and service. Thanks for taking the time to review and we hope...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Ruzizi does not have a lot of competition. Akagera does not have very many hotels/lodges and Ruzizi is the only "luxury" one down South. The lodge is very, very beautiful, complete with raised decking. The tents are comfortable, if average - particularly for the price....More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I loved it here. The"tent" was super comfortable. The food was good. The setting, especially the dining platform, was amazing. The staff was very safety conscious, really friendly, and helpful. Well worth the visit.

Thank Jake Z
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The outstanding reviews for Ruzizi are fully deserved. The experience and facilities fully met our expectations. It is challenging for the staff to set exactly the right tone of attentiveness without intrusion. The Ruzizi team was pitch perfect from arrival throughout our stay -- even...More

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glxy3
30 November 2016|
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Hello, the rate per person sharing for internationals is $195 and includes a three-course dinner, breakfast and lunch. EAC residents are offered a discounted rate of $150 per person sharing.
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raydr98
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Please send an email to Akagera National Park for more information and they can email you back. The two lodges inside the park are Ruzizi Tented Lodge and Akagera Game Lodge (both listed on TripAdvisor for images of each... More
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"go furthest or closest to the lodge, thats where the hippos actually sleep in your yard"
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"I'm not sure the tents are numbered, but my tent was some 40 meters from the reception (walking on a..."
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"Opt for tree house room if your budget stretches"
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"Whatever tent you're in, there will be endless animal noises - bring earplugs if you think you might need..."
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