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    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Adjacent To Parc National des Volcans, Kinigi, Rwanda
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Room & Suite (115)
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          Overview
          • Excellent85%
          • Very good11%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “the managers” (37 reviews)
          “the cottages” (34 reviews)
          “parking area” (13 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          4.5 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 347 reviews

          Reviewed 5 March 2017

          We decided to stay here because it is close to the park entrance. Also, the reviews were quite good. And all well deserved. We stayed two nights and did two gorilla treks. We should have stayed a third night. After our last trek (we are...More

          2  Thank 728harryf
          Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 10 March 2017

          Dear Harry, Thank you so much from all of us here at Sabyinyo for this raving review that has absolutely captured the essence of our amazing Team here at Sabyinyo and Rwandan hospitality. It was such a pleasure having you here with us all and...More

          Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

          After traveling for 3 weeks in Uganda and Rwanda and not seeing anyone smoking at any lodge, I was surprised to see ashtrays all over the only outdoor common area. Fortunately there were no guests who smoked during our visit or we would have had...More

          2  Thank RichR
          Response from Musiara, Guest Relations Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 3 March 2017

          Dear Rich, Thank you for your review we appreciate your valuable feedback of your stay with us at Sabyinyo. We are so sorry that both the ornamental ashtrays on the veranda caused you distress. Smoking is NOT allowed in the lodge or rooms. Leaving ash...More

          Reviewed 25 February 2017

          As soon as we arrived we felt the fake attitude of the staff in general. Everyone seem to be looking for a tip and not looking after the comfort of us as guests. Food and restaurant were substandard (for price and comparing the region). Selection...More

          1  Thank Francisco G
          Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 28 February 2017

          Dear Francisco, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We apologise you did not find the lodge up to standard and felt the staff attitude was fake. We have passed your feedback onto the lodge manager who will look into it....More

          Reviewed 9 February 2017

          We came to Sabyinyo to see the gorillas (which were amazing) but the Silverback Lodge was a treat too. The rooms (individual bungalows) are beautiful and luxurious. The food is wonderful. Even better was the warm, friendly way we were treated by everyone on the...More

          1  Thank Marty S
          Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

          Dear Marty, Thank you so much from all of us here at Sabyinyo for this raving review that has absolutely captured the essence of our amazing Team here and Rwandan hospitality. It was such a pleasure having you here with us all and Im so...More

          Reviewed 1 February 2017

          I was told this was the best place to stay to go trekking form the gorilla. And I believe it. This is THE place. The individual bungalow have great bathroom and leaving room all enjoying the great fire place. Very clean and modern. How nice...More

          Thank Richard C
          Response from Musiara, Manager at Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

          Dear Richard, Thank you so much from all of us here at Sabyinyo for this raving review. It was such a pleasure having you here with us all and Im so glad the Team did such an amazing job and left such a lasting impression...More

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          • Breakfast included
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          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Northern Province >
          • Musanze District >
          • Kinigi
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          • Sabyinyo Silverback Hotel Ruhengeri
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          autumnfoods
          Would like to know if I need a converter to US current.
          17 June 2017|
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          Response from PandaHouston | Reviewed this property |
          No. You don't need an electronic converter. There are plugs for US current and we had a power strip in our room for use.
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          abi1985
          Hiya, I can't find contact details for this place. Can someone give me the website or an email address? Thanks.
          19 April 2017|
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          Response from Musiara | Property representative |
          Dear Abi1985, Tripadvisor does not allow us to post email addresses or website addresses. Please instead contact us via our facebook page "Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge" and we can give you the details from there. All the... More
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          schlbb
          Does the lodge have any day packs available for use for a gorilla trek? I really don't want to waste luggage space bringing one!
          4 March 2017|
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          Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
          Yes they do. And gaiters, gloves,raincoats and hats
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          "be open minded."
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          "Suite 1 is far and high away from the lobby/dining area. Bring a flashlight!"
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          "Room S2. Best fireplace and close to the main lodge"
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          "They are separate rooms offered at the lodge."
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