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Virunga Lodge

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Lake Bulera, Sunzu, Kinoni Rwanda See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
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Special Offer: 4 DAY VIRUNGA SAFARI
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Travelled with my husband and mum for a 4 night stay to see the gorillas (2 days) and golden monkeys (1 day). Absolutely wonderful lodge for our stay - an amazing arrival, delicious food, impeccable service, beautiful rooms and unbeatable views. The whole thing was...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

What an amazing experience! Virunga Lodge has breathtaking views of the volcanoes and lakes below and impeccable service. From the moment you arrive you are greeted with a memorable welcome and gracious hospitality. We had a very private banda (Ibiyaga), one of ten. The decor...More

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Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 9 March 2018

Dear 7kristin, Thanks a lot for your great review, we loved reading that you had an amazing experience at Virunga Lodge and enjoyed the staff, lodge premises and activities! We are indeed very proud to have been ranked on 2017 Condé Nast Traveler’s list of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights at Virunga Lodge and couldn't be happier about our choice. We went to his part of Rwanda to trek with the mountain gorillas which was as wonderful as we imagined it would be. Virunga Lodge is about a 45 minute...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the energy of Virunga Lodge, highlighted by each and every member of the fantastic staff. Our personal, efficient and lovely butler CELINE and our friendly and knowledgeable personal guide TUMA, are both SUPERSTARS!!! Thank you

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed three nights here in July and loved every minute of it. I was picked up in Kigali by my driver and guide Tuma. Tuma was amazing! He was engaging, kind, helpful and went out of his way to help me with whatever I...More

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The magnificent Virunga Lodge is the premier luxury gorilla lodge of Rwanda and one of Africa’s finest and most renowned lodges. The lodge is perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and ...More the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east. It offers the finest views in Africa, uniquely decorated rooms in the Rwandese style, fantastic food and exceptional and personalised service by our carefully trained staff. It is the first accommodation choice for the luxury traveller tracking the endangered mountain gorilla. Each of our ten luxurious bandas has a private terrace from which our guests can watch the sunrise over the dramatic landscape of mountains and lakes. Luxuriously appointed, with the accent on vibrant Rwandese fabrics and stylish locally inspired furniture. On November 9th 2016, Virunga Lodge won Africa’s Most Romantic Hotel at the World Boutique Hotel Awards. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Virunga Hotel Ruhengeri
Location
Rwanda > Northern Province > Kinoni > Sunzu
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Virunga Hotel Ruhengeri
Location
Rwanda > Northern Province > Kinoni > Sunzu
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Traveller (365)
Room & Suite (156)
Dining (12)
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Diventurecorp
12 April 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
It's about 3 1/2 hours. We had a driver so I can't give you a cost. Volcanoes safaris might be able to help with transport.
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23 February 2016|
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Response from justgotravel | Reviewed this property |
Just google Volcanoes safaris Virunga lodge. I found it right away. It has a large picture, just click on "website".
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"We stayed in a bungalow with beautiful lake views, but I am not sure if they all have them so try to get one..."
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"Facing the Lakes or facing the Volcanoes is just as beautiful as each other."
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"highly recommend the lake view rooms."
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