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    Virunga Lodge

    Lake Bulera, Kinoni, Rwanda
    011 250 788 302 069
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good15%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “amazing views” (22 reviews)
    “other guests” (26 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

    Wow !, this is a SERIOUS location . Fantastic people , food to die for . Your every need accommodated . A visit to the Gorrilla families was every bit as spectacular as I thought ,.. And more !. Stunning views across both sides of...More

    Thank Ljdav5
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 29 June 2016

    Dear Ljdav5 Thanks for your five-star review of Virunga Lodge. We are delighted you had such a great time and pleased you had a chance to explore the lodge surroundings and meet some of the local children. They are very welcoming and so well-mannered aren't...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2016

    I cannot tell you how much we loved this trip. The lodge is lovely and the staff is great. We came to see the gorillas, which were amazing, but truly fell in love with Rwanda. The country is so beautiful and pristine. The people are...More

    1  Thank TracySouth
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear TracySouth Thank you for your excellent feedback on your stay at Virunga Lodge. It's really quite a special place isn't it? The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust works hard to support the local community. The impact is visible: it's not only the children that wave...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2016

    Considering I was on a mountain top in Rwanda, this was probably the nicest place I have ever stayed given the location. The views are stunning; the property beautiful and the rooms wonderful. Being from Florida, looking out over the valley and neighboring volcanoes at...More

    1  Thank Teresa H
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Director of Sales at Virunga LodgeResponded 23 March 2016

    Teresa thank you very much for your very kind words. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a great time at the lodge. Waking up to those views in the morning never gets tiring and certainly take your breath away. You have some...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    This place is AMAZING. The views are spectacular, the staff is attentive and responsive, the food is wonderful and the accommodations are to die for. If you are looking for an experience of a lifetime, stay her before or after your trek to the mountain...More

    Thank Linda B
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Director of Sales at Virunga LodgeResponded 23 March 2016

    Linda thank you very much for your excellent review! We are so pleased you had such a fantastic stay at the lodge. The gorillas are an experience unlike any other and one that we cannot recommend highly enough! We look forward to welcoming you back...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    The Virunga lodge is one of the most expensive lodges in Rwanda and has a beautiful view if the weather permits it. Mist and clouds are unfortunately interfering with the view most of the time. The shared dinner with the other guests of the lodge...More

    1  Thank suhs
    Response from VolcanoesSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Virunga LodgeResponded 26 April 2016

    Dear suhs Many thanks for your review of Virunga Lodge. It's unfortunate that you did not have the best view of the Virungas during your stay. The weather - and thus the view - can change very quickly. We apologize for the smell of polish....More

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    • Virunga Hotel Ruhengeri
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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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    "All roooms have spectacular views"
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    "All views spectacular, just go there!"
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    "All rooms have great views. Consider splurging for the large, honeymoon bungalow."
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    "All rooms come with views, one side to the lake the other to the mountains"
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