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Traveler's Rest Hotel

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Travellers' Rest is an excellent place for tourists visiting the endangered mountain gorilla in Southwest Uganda. The hotel, built in a somewhat colonial style, has ten rooms and one suite at reasonable prices. The garden is home to many birds, and in the evenings, when it gets cooler, visitors can warm themselves at the fireplace in the lounge.In the restaurant every evening a fine 4 course dinner is served. "Gorillas in the Mist" researcher Dian Fossey stayed here many times, calling it her "second home". The hotels offers a massage-service, perfect after a long gorilla trekking.
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Kihihi Airport63 km
Goma Airport66 km
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I have just returned from a memorable trip to see the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. What an amazing adventure!! The entire experience of traversing the steep valleys of the mountains in search of the gorillas was a monumental physical exercise. It...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank rajan j
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This hotel is adequate at best. Need of renovations. Rooms were clean and presentable. Beds were comfortable enough. Landry service was good. Staff overall were polite but lacking a welcoming attitude. The meal were delicious and very well prepared. That made up for all the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank rrheard
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This lodge is on the outskirts of town. It has a secluded feel with lovely garden and view of meruheru but just a few minutes walk to useful shops like a pharmacy. Our room was pleasant enough although there were no screens on the windows...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Libby2563
Reviewed 1 August 2018

After a beautiful trip through Uganda with lodges in the Murchison Falls, NP, the primary rainforest of Kibale and Biwindi, the rim of the rift vally of Queen Elisabeth, NP and Gorilla trecking, this was a somewhat disappointing accomodation. Rooms with run down sanitery facilities...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights as part of an organized Uganda round trip. First impression: Quite atmospheric with its antique interior and a lush garden which is a nice little paradise. Staff is very friendly and the food is very good (4 course dinner...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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"The rooms are all separate suites and are oke"
tonvdaar
02 Nov 2017
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"All rooms are identical except for bed arrangements and, maybe, one suit."
georgecolorado2016
03 Jun 2017
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"Side room away from main road"
packyderm
11 Feb 2017
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"Views of the mountains are spectacular!"
MartiL791
13 Jun 2015
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UgandaWestern RegionKisoro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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