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Budget Accommodation

Budget Lodges In Volcanoes National Park

  1. Villa Gorilla

Villa Gorilla is a boutique hotel located at Kinigi, about a 5 minutes’ drive from the park headquarter. It is a perfect base for your Rwanda gorilla trekking tour in Volcanoes National Park.

Within the villa, there are 4 comfortable double occupancy bedrooms, each with private bath and toilet facilities.

Gorilla Villa also has 3 superb en suite garden bungalows, all with volcano views. Villa Gorilla is the perfect fit for small groups or a family looking for comfort, personal attention from attentive management, privacy, and lovely views of the mountains.

It has beautiful mountain views of the Volcanoes National Park, famed stronghold of the mountain gorilla and research site of Dian Fossey.

The visitor restaurant offers excellent meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and trekker’s picnic.

  1. Hotel Muhabura

Muhabura Hotel is found opposite the Musanze District headquarters on your way out of town on the main road to Rubavu (Gisenyi).

The hotel is located about a 13 minutes’ drive from volcanoes National Park. You will find it on the right hand site after you have passed the Bank of Kigali building.

Accommodation at Hotel Muhabura includes;

30 rooms and apartments that offer a cozy environment to relax in after gorilla trekking or a day visit to the Northern area of Rwanda.

The room categories include single, double, and twins. The rooms are self-contained with hot shower or bath.

All rooms are comfortable with in a very quiet setting. They all on the ground floor level with veranda and balcony.

The hotel also has two camping areas; camping in the garden and overlanders. There are also a number of quiet and intimate bungalows.

Apartment Features;
  • A warm shower
  • Laundry service
  • Satellite TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Balcony,
  • Garden view
  • Terrace
  • Desk/sitting area
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathroom,
  • Slippers
  • Bath or shower
  • Wake up service
  • Towel and linen,

Facilities At Hotel Muhabura Comprise;

  • Offer à la carte menu.
  • You can also order for typical African dishes such as like zingalo, brochettes or velouté de champignons.
  • The food is served by professional staff with various cooking style and delivered in a quick and accurate manner.
  • Several travellers on their way between Kigali and Rubavu (Gisenyi) stop here to have a rest, a drink and enjoy a meal.
  • Has a variety of nice sitting places (barstools and tables).
  • It has an attached balcony that offers a panoramic view of the volcanic chain.
  • The bar is well stocked with both soft and hard drinks.

Garden; behind the main building

Children play ground; with a swing; seesaw and several play sets.  It can be supervised from the terrace.

Gift shop; with locally made handcrafts such as clothes, baskets, hand bags, and other items

Conference facilities; suites for meetings, special occasions, like weddings, birthday parties, company gatherings, etc

Parking; a large parking area near to the restaurant and the conference hall

  1. Kinigi Guesthouse

Kinigi Guest House is located adjacent to the Volcanoes National Park, 4 km (8 minutes’ drive) from Volcanoes National Park.

The guest house has 20 rooms all with electricity and hot water while basic and sparsely furnished.

There is also a bar and lounge area where you can swap stories about the gorillas and other animals seen throughout the day.

The restaurant offers a variety of dishes. Meals of the day depend on the menu. There are also shared kitchen facilities.

They also offer a laundry service at the hotel with payment by donation on an honesty basis.