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Kigali, Rwanada, Hotel sought

Old Sep 18, 16, 12:44 pm
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Kigali, Rwanada, Hotel sought

We need a hotel on both ends of a safari. It seems that Serena is recommended pretty much everywhere, but the new Marriott seems to be getting decent reviews. Any thoughts on the current top hotel? TIA.
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Old Sep 21, 16, 2:52 pm
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I stayed at Gloria Hotel and thought is was good.

Good location, modern, no frills though.
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Old Sep 24, 16, 4:15 pm
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I stayed at the Serena almost three years ago, so this info may be outdated. It was then the top-rated hotel in Kigali. Enjoyed my stay very much. Extremely friendly staff who can arrange car/driver/day trip/the works. Try to book a high floor, pool view. The Marriott is just down the street and looked close to completion then, but it just opened two months ago. Either place is probably a safe bet, but expect to pay at least $250-$300/night (unless you have Marriott points) and see lots of tour groups.
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Old Sep 24, 16, 7:17 pm
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Heaven Restaurant in Kigali is quite good. A bit touristy, but good.
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Old Oct 13, 16, 12:44 pm
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Originally Posted by jphripjah View Post
I stayed at Gloria Hotel and thought is was good.

Good location, modern, no frills though.
same. not every room has AC, but that really shouldn't be an issue here.
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Old Oct 18, 16, 10:32 am
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The brand new Radisson Blu looks pretty nice. I'll be staying there in December.
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Old Oct 18, 16, 12:31 pm
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Thank you, I hope you will report back on it. I did hear that the new Marriott is a beautiful facility but
still needs time to get the service up to snuff.
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Old Nov 12, 16, 5:04 am
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Anybody have experience with the Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
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Old Nov 13, 16, 12:52 pm
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Anybody have experience with the Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
Yes, it's a very famous hotel and I'm sure I've posted about it here if you search. It's been a few years since I was last there so I don't know the latest.
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