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Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

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Overview
Boulevard de L'Umuganda, Kigali Rwanda See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked this hostel because it was one of the best rated on various websites but it turns out that the place is badly managed (actually it's not managed at all, with reception and bar often empty) and some of the information about the hostel...More

Thank Camauby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to base yourself when exploring Kigali. We only had two nights here in a private room (which was compact and clean) as we decided to fly in to Kigali and not Entebbe, to be closer to Bwindi (In Uganda) to transfer...More

Thank millsie82
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the hostel for three nights. The staff we’re all really helpful and welcoming. The hostel is located quite conveniently to discover the whole city even by walking. I would definitely stay here again, so thanks for having us 🙏

Thank benjaksch
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The common area is nice and spacious. The rooms are okay, but the bed wasn't that great. The staff was friendly, but didn't look very open to communicate with. Some improvements can be made at the toilet and shower. There is competition around and I...More

Thank Jennifer1601
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We camped in the garden overnight as part of an overland trip, the common area was pretty nice, however, I ended up getting up at 5 o'clock in the morning to make sure that I could shower as the place kept running out of water....More

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Description
The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel - Rwanda's first youth hostel - located near the centre of Kigali in Kimihurura, is the perfect place for you to start exploring the heart of Africa. The hostel boasts great More value accommodation, a fun atmosphere, excellent customer service, and a wealth of information about what to see and do. With a relaxing environment from the bar terrace, private rooms, dormitories, camping, hot showers and catering available, you are guaranteed to find just what you are looking for. Enjoy the convenience of a thoughtfully prepared breakfast on the open-air balcony overlooking the hills of Rwanda as you start your day. The hostel staff are ready to help answer any questions you may have during your stay. The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel is a Social Enterprise of Ingabo Trading and Training Company, all profit is donated to support the Aegis Trust. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$15 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$15 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
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Traveller (84)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (16)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Lorena G
28 March 2017|
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Response from christian_uwizeye | Property representative |
Hi Lorena, Thank you for reaching out to us, we have a solution for that, you can reach us at +250 783720790
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Camauby
4 days ago
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"I don't think there are any bad rooms at the hostel. Some are closer to the common area, where wifi is..."
jamesebullard
17 Jan 2018
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"Not too close to the showerroom"
jdileuv
8 Feb 2017
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"avoid room 22"
clu2304
2 Feb 2017
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