Find the most reliable accommodations in Volcanoes National Park which you can book for your stay in Rwanda.Your gorilla trekking experience gets better when you choose the best hotel/lodge to stay, so take time and make the best choice.

Accommodation in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
This is a luxury lodge located in the neighboring district of Musanze, at the edge of the park just 3km from its main entrance. From the park headquarters in Kinigi it takes 15 minutes drive to reach this lodge. Has 8 well spaced cottages away from each other ensuring privacy of the guest. One of them is a family cottage accommodating two adults and two children. Each of the cottages is well furnished, palatial and self contained with large verandas, sitting area, cozy bedroom, a fireplace to provide warmth during cold evenings, adjoining bathrooms with bathtubs, hot and cold showers and electricity is always available at all times, a library and games room is also available, a restaurant that prepares continental meals and a well stocked bar is at your disposal. It being at the foothills of Virunga provides good view of the Mountains. Their prices include $750 per night per person for two adults sharing and $970 per night per person for one adult, for children under 12 years it is $470 per night per person for midseason and for high seasons an additional $150 is charged on the mentioned rates. Note that these rates are not standard and can change without notice.

For inquiry and reservations call them on phone on +44 208 765 1058 (UK) and +256 779 459 917 or 1 877 999 0680 or send an email to karibu@kariburwanda.com or through accessing the website www.kiwicollection.com for more information.

Mountain gorilla view lodge
This mid-range eco-lodge is new, located in Musanze district on the foothills of Mt Sabyinyo about 15 km from Ruhengeri town and 100km from Kigali. There are 30 spacious and simple cottages built with local materials like grass thatch, stones, tiles and pleasantly furnished for the comfort of their guests. Each of the cottages has en-suite bathroom with hot and cold shower, sitting room with a fireplace for warmth and a veranda. Out of the 30 chalets, 19 of them have king size beds, 5 have twin beds, and 6 are VIP cottages with wooden floors. From the park entrance it takes about 15 minutes to reach this lodge. There is a restaurant that prepares international and local cuisines, a bar for wines, spirits, beers and other drinks.
Their rates include $340 full board and $290 half board per person per night for double rooms, and $270 full board and $240 half board per person per night for single rooms, $340 full board and $290 half board for twin rooms and $590 full board and $490 for triple rooms. For children above 9 years of age, an extra bed can be provided at 50% the normal rate of the chosen room.
For bookings contact them by sending an email to info@3bhotel.com or call +250 788 305 708, +250 783 883 055 or +256 782 014207 or +44 790 863 9450 or access the website www.3bhotel.com

Virunga Lodge
A cozy eco-lodge is located on an incredible hill side near the Virunga volcanoes. This offers a magnificent view of the mountains and twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. It is approximately one hour’s drive from the park headquarters and 3 hours drive from Kigali to this lodge. There are 8 spacious and astonishing cottages made of tiles and stones, ligneous floors, substantial private verandas and wooden furniture. This facility uses solar for lighting and heating water for showers and eco-toilets that use less water hence environmentally friendly. Offers three course menu for dinner, you can get a chance to interact and socialize with other guests while enjoying your meal because there is an enormous dining table.
Apart from gorilla tracking, other activities include visiting Dian Fossey’s grave (American female Primatologist who dedicated her time undertaking research on mountain gorillas), relishing traditional dances from the Intore dance group which always entertains guests, tracking Golden monkeys, village walks and community school visits, hiking the volcanoes and the waterfalls.
Their rates are $826 per person per night for those sharing and $991 per person per night for single occupancy, and $250 per room for Deluxe Banda supplement. These rates include accommodation, laundry services, and massages for those interested after a long day of gorilla tracking and mountain hiking, all the meals and snacks, boundless consumption of drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
For inquiries call them through +256 782 014 207 or +44 790 863 9450 or send them an email to enquiries@gorillapermitsrwanda.com

Gorillas Volcanoes Hotel
Located in Musanze district (Northern Province of Rwanda) in the heart of Ruhengeri on Rushengeri-Gishenyi road just 13 kilometers and 25 minutes drive away from Volcanoes national park headquarters. This clean hotel has over 31 rooms which have comfortable beds, a seating area with comfortable sofas, TV sets that can access Satellite channels, private balcony for each room to allow guests to relax and have a good view of the environment around, free bottled water and complimentary breakfast is provided to visitors, some rooms have gardens and a play ground exists for family guests, prompt and excellent room service, private bathrooms with bathtubs, bathrobes and sparkling clean towels, toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, shower gel, body lotion, hairdryers), a cozy and spacious restaurant for both local and international dishes, a well stocked bar for your wines, spirits, beers and other soft drinks, there is free Wi-Fi around the hotel premises which keeps guests connected with their family members and friends, for business tourists there is a business center and a conference/meeting room, after a long day of gorilla tracking you can enjoy your evening by swimming or going to the health club for a massage or steam bathe.
For more information call them on +250 788 174000 or +250 252/50 1717 or +250 252/54 0600 or +250 252/50 1716 or send an email to gorillashotel@rwanda1.com or reservations@gorillashotels.com or access their website on http://www.gorillashotels.com/

Hotel Muhabura
This small budget hotel is located in Musanze, Northern Province of Rwanda. There are 30 self contained rooms comprising of Double, single, twin rooms and apartments. There is a room called Dian Fossey that was named after this American primatologist who used to spend nights during her leave form the gorilla camp. After her death, it was named after her and still exists in its original state to remember her. The rooms have satellite TVs and bathrooms with both hot and cold showers/bath, they also offer laundry service to guests free of charge and there is free Wi-Fi around the hotel property, a bar is available and accessible to the convenience of the visitor, a balcony that offers an opportunity to enjoy and relax in the cozy environment especially in the evenings after a long day of gorilla trekking. There is a conference hall for up to 120 individuals for conferences, meetings, workshops, training programs and theatre plays because of the elevated podium. Feel free to reach the reception because of the 24 hours front desk service to allow booking or for inquiries. However is advisable to make bookings prior to visiting the hotel to avoid unexpected disappointments arising from rooms being occupied. Their rates depend on the type of room, double rooms are charged at $55 for foreigners, $50 for East African citizens and 30,000 RWF for Rwandans, rates for single rooms include $45 for foreign tourists, $40 for East African residents and 25,000 RWF for Rwandan citizens, twin rooms are charged as $70 for foreigners, $60 for East African residents and 40,000RWF for Rwandan residents, the Dian Fossey’s room is charged at $150 for foreign residents, $130 for East African citizens and 50,000RWF for Rwandan residents, the silverback room is charged $60 for foreign visitors, $55 for East African residents and 35,000RWF for Rwandan residents. An apartment of 2 rooms and 3 beds are at $100 fir foreigners, $90 for East African residents and 60,000 RWF for Rwandan residents, all crates are charged per night and include continental breakfast. Guests should note that these rates are not permanent and are subject to change when the exchange rates changes by more than 10%
Call them on +250 788 364774 or +250 252 546296 or send an email to info@hotelmuhabura.com or access their website http://www.hotelmuhabura.com/ for more information and for bookings.

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
A luxury hotel located also in Musanze district near Kinigi park headquarters about 3 hours drive from Kigali. The thatched and stone lodge has 13 air conditioned rooms comprising of a VIP cottage with VIP amenities like a private kitchen to prepare your own meals, a self contained double and twin bedroom with pleasant cozy soft beds, other rooms include double, single and twin bedrooms with also comfortable beds, flat screen TVs, a fridge to keep guests’ drinks cold, a kettle in case you need to make yourself tea, an outdoor seating area with cozy sofas for the comfort of guests, free Wi-Fi around the hotel promises, gardens and swimming pool for their tranquility, serve delicious and nutritious meals at their onsite restaurant which exists separately from the bar to allow guests to enjoy wines, beers with friends before or after their meals. Laundry, ironing, shoe shining services and private parking are also available for the visitors. The hotel has serene environment and well trained, amiable staff ready and willing to serve you to make your stay at the hotel memorable. Their rates range from $450 to $1000 depending on what room selected and the season.
Contact them by calling +250 788 302 040 or +44 (0) 1775 843417 for booking or inquiry.

Le Bambou Gorilla village
This midrange lodge is located in the Northern Province near Kinigi, Volcanoes Park headquarters. . It is comprised of 23 cottages made of local materials like bamboo hence the name “Le Bamboo” and grass thatched making it eco-friendly yet very comfortable. Out of these, 9 are self contained deluxe rooms, single rooms, double rooms for up to two individuals, twin rooms with two single beds and all these rooms have a mini fridge, a fireplace and chairs. Existing is also a family cottage with an en-suite bedroom comprising of a king size bed and a twin bed offering a feeling of “being home away from home” with an option of self catering, pleasant closet/wardrobe, and chairs made out of bamboo. The family cottage is preferred by the guests who travel as a family or those on their honeymoon. Gahinga restaurant that is within the lodge offers nutritious and quality cuisines on a’la carte menu and the Karisoke bar well stocked with bottles beers, non-alcoholic drinks, cocktails which they serve from inside the bar or outside for those who wish to be at the bar garden. Their rates are from $150 full board for single rooms.
Contact them through calling the reception on +250 784 753415 or +250 788 307374 or on mobile on +250 788 586515 or send them an email to info@lebambougorillalodge.net or access their website on http://www.lebambougorillalodge.net for inquiry or booking.

 

Kinigi Guest house.
This locally run budget guesthouse is located on the foothills of Sabyinyo volcanic mountain in the North Eastern district of Kinigi (in the park headquarters) about 11km for Ruhengeri city. The location on the foothills of the Virunga provides a beautiful panoramic view of the mountain and proximity at the park headquarters makes it easier to acquire a gorilla permit. It is locally known as “village Touristique de Kinigi”. It is managed by Association de Solidarite des femmes Rwandese (ASOFERWA), a non-profit association for orphans and widows to help the needy groups of people. The proceeds from the association are used to help pay school fees for orphans, provide market for art and crafts made by the locals, support women groups and the organization mostly employ locals hence advocating for community participation in tourism. 40 people can be accommodated in their 20 furnished and immense rooms fitted with mosquito nets, electricity, water, adjoining bathrooms and a wardrobe.Besides that, there are four glamorous VIP suites, attractive gardens , a restaurant that serves local and French cuisines, laundry and car hire services are also provided at attractive prices and there is an on-site befitting hall with a capacity of 400 persons ideal for meetings, workshops, symposiums, seminars, wedding receptions and other social gatherings. While at this facility, you will have an opportunity to engage in community walk arranged by the guesthouse. Their prices are affordable and they include $60 for single rooms, dormitories with 4 beds for 4 people maximum at $20, $70 for double rooms and $90 for VIP rooms.
Call them on +250 788 515146 or +250 788 533606 or send an email to asoferwa@rwanda1.com or access their website www.rwanda-gorilla.com for more information and reservations.

La Palme hotel
This attractive, luxury three star hotel is located in Ruhengeri, Musanze district about 20 kilometers from the Park and 30 minutes drive to the twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo. It caters for leisure and business travelers. The hotel’s bosom and refreshing environment offers comfort and serenity while at the hotel. Existing at the hotel are 48 self contained, well furnished and designed rooms including 4 spacious and classic suites. Their guest rooms have functional telephones, TVs which access over 15 satellite channels, with private neat bathrooms, their eminent on-site restaurant is charming with a sense of French and oriental kitchens, guests who desire African dishes can be offered on request, full breakfast can be offered with no additional charges but rates included in their room service rates, there is a mini bar adjacent that offers an assortment of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (cocktails, champagnes, wines, spirits) prepared for your total satisfaction. There is 24 hour room service and front desk service, unlimited internet access around the hotel premises and in the rooms, for business guests there are two modern conference halls with fast internet access, photocopiers, scanner printer and fax machine. One of the halls accommodates 50 people and the other 150 persons for workshops, meetings, conferences with guaranteed hospitality while catering for your meals and drinks. Room rates include $120 for single suites and $130 for double suites, $80 for standard queen size bed (single), $100 for twin beds, and $100 for single standard king size bed and $110 for double standard king size.
For more information and booking call on +250 252 546428 or +250 252 546429 or +250 787 495453 or send an email to frontdesk@lapalmehotel.net or palmeaccomodation@yahoo.fr or through their website www.lapalmehotel.com

Garr Hotel
Located in the quiet green leafy suburbs of Kigali offering a tranquil environment .It’s about 5 minutes walk from this facility to Kigali Golf club hence this becomes the favorite hotel option for golfers. The rooms are neat and well designed to cater for both business and leisure tourists, with comfortable beds, have 24 hour room service, sparkling clean bathrooms and toilets, telephone available in the room, hot and cold showers, laundry, shoe shining and dry cleaning services, TVs with satellite channels and 24 hour internet connection. The hotel is located near MTN shop center, numerous shops, restaurants, foreign embassies, parliament building, supermarkets (e.g. La Galette), coffee houses, Amahoro National stadium and other offices making it easy and convenient for guests to access these services and visit other sites like Remera heroes’ cemetery besides gorilla tracking.Their prices include $120 per person per night for single rooms, $150 per person per night for double rooms, $160 per person per night for king double rooms and $190 for executive suites. In each of these rooms, an extra $20 can be charged for double occupancy (an extra person).Also note that these rates include taxes and breakfast and can change.
For more information or for booking cal them on +250 783 831292 or +250 788 305165 or send an email to reservations@garrhotel.com or access their website www.garrhotel.com

Villa Gorilla
A mid-range hotel located at Kinigi about 500meters and 5 minutes walk away from park headquarters, about 84km and approximately 2 hours drive from Kigali International airport. There are 7 rooms comprising of 4 remarkably cozy double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and 3 superlative garden bungalows with private toilet and bathrooms with hot and cold bath. Some of these facilities have private kitchens with built-in dishwashers. At the villa there is an on-site restaurant (à La Carte ), a well stocked bar offers wines, cocktails, beers and non-alcoholic drinks, free Wi-Fi, dry cleaning, car hire services and free valet parking for guests. Activities at the villa include the famous gorilla tracking, hiking of Visoke summit, tracking of golden monkeys, and visit of the Dian Fossey’s grave. Their rates include $750 for the whole villa $175 full board for single rooms and $200 full board for double rooms. These rates include all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and are subject to change.
Contact them on +250 788 592924, +256 392 897704 and +44 790 8639450 or send an email to info@villagorillarwanda.com or to Allen Bechky through allen@villagorillarwanda.com or allenbechky@hotmail.com or their website www.villagorillarwanda.com for more information or bookings.

Amahoro Guest house
A budget option located in the northern district of Musanze about 63km from Kigali and about 15 kms (30 minutes drive) to the head trail of gorilla tracking. This secluded guest house has self contained guestrooms with comfortable beds fitted with mosquito nets for comfortable nights, hot and cold water in the bathrooms, a sitting area with a Television, a library allowing visitors to relax and read books of their choice, self catering is available for clients in their kitchen fitted with a sink, cookers and pans, their shared verandas with chairs allow guests to relax outside as they enjoy the serene environment, there is one laptop that allows you to serf internet. Occasionally the guesthouse offers barbeque on the guesthouse gardens and you can participate in goat roasting.There are friendly and qualified staffs ready and willing to serve you and make your stay at the guesthouse memorable.
Their rates are $50 per person for single occupancy and $70 per person for double occupancy on a bed and breakfast basis and $30 per person for each of their 3 family rooms (accommodating up to 3 people and have a shared bathroom).these rates are subject to change without prior notice.
Call their office on +250 784 424866 or on mobile +250 788 594521 or access their website on www.amahoro-guesthouse.com for reservations or to inquire about their available facilities or rates.