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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Got bumped out of Gorilla View and moved to here so not a planned stay. However we were very happy with the move, smaller setting with less rooms but gave the family feel to the place. Staff were excellent and even lit us outside fires if we wanted to sit outside, Although the buffet was not as abundant as Gorilla...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TizznDes, Greetings from Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge and thank you so much for a such wonderful review. It was great to read this especially as you were moved from another neighbor Lodge to our Lodge. It's a pleasure for us that you enjoyed your stay with us and got time to appreciate our service in general , we really...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The Lodge's location is close to volcanoes national park, the cottages were comfortable with a fire place and the hot water in the bathroom. The interior decoration was nice and clean. The staff was very welcoming, extra friendly and they made our stay very enjoyable particularly the waiting staff at the breakfast. The food was good, the buffet had a...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for allowing us to serve you and host you at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge. Your comments about our service, staff and particularly our location. Really your comment will help many travellers to make their choice in terms of accommodation while in Volcanoes national park. Once again thank you for your copoeration . The Management Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

After Kilimanjaro climbing in Tanzania,Queen Elizabeth Tour in Uganda our next destination was Rwanda for our Gorilla Trekking . We spent 2 nights at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge upon our arrival at the Lodge we are given hot face towels which relaxed our nerves after a long drive from Uganda. The Cottages are spacious and nice with a fire place....

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hope you will come back again and thank you for the good compliment you gave to the Staff and especially to the chef, he was very happy to hear about your positive comments on the food and service in general . Thanks again. The Management Le Bambou Gorilla...

Reviewed 14 October 2015

I loved this place and did not want to leave by the end of the stay. The staff were amazing and took great care of us. We would come back to the room at night with the fire place lit and hot water bottles in our beds. The grounds, rooms, and common areas look great. Great areas to hang out....

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from RWANDA and especially from Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge. Thank you for taking time to make a review about our lodge , this will help many travelers to make their choice in terms of accommodation in Volcanoes N.P . We wish you come back again on your next visit to RWANDA. Thanks The Management

Michigan
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Stayed at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for 2 nights for our Gorilla treking and Bisoke hiking. We were wormley welcomed by the manager Gavis and his staff , they presented us with hot towels and a cup of ginger tea before Gavis briefed us.Things got interesting from time to time.The Lodge is located near the foot of volcanoes mountain ....

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your very positive review. It was nice hosting you and we wish you could have stayed longer to see, warm greetings from all of us. The Management

Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

I cannot fault the staff at all! Amazing hospitality and amazing customer service they were so friendly and helpful- just superb. The accommodation was nestled close to the volcanos with great views! The rooms were quaint cabins with gardens surrounding them and small paths leading to the reception/restaurant. The cabins were very comfortable and every night the staff lot the...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge. Thank you for your wonderful review about Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge . We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and surely look forward to hosting you again. The Management of Le Bambou Gorilla lodge

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Clean and omfortable rooms and bed with hot shower. Large common area with bar, ammenities and tv lounge. Good buffet meals with decent variety. Good staging post for Golden Monkey and Gorilla Trekking.

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings! Thank you for your kind and positive comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your Stay at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge and your appreciation about the location of our Lodge. We are truly looking forward to hosting you again. The Management

Reviewed 30 September 2015

Gorilla Lodge is one of those places I knew existed in books and old time movies. Staying at Gorilla Lodge however, far exceeded even the most far fetched dreams I could have had for a lodge buried in the depths of an unthinkable African jungle. The hospitality made us feel like royalty and the food made us feel like pigs...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your very helpful review. We can ensure you will do our best to keep the service as good and look forward to welcoming you at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at Le bambou Gorilla Lodge. The rooms were clean and the services were extra ordinary. I stayed there for a night prior to my Gorilla trek in Parc Des Volcans. The hotel has electricity which is provided until mid night, and also charging points for cameras and other gadgets. It also has Internet should you require...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you very much for your comment about your experience with Le Bambou gorilla lodge. We ensure you that will continue to provide a good service to all our Clients as for Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge you come as a Client and you leave as a friend. Your review will updating our future clients the feel you had on...

Mahnattan48
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We stayed here one night so my husband and son could do the gorilla trek and my daughter-in-law and I and 2 year old grandson could attend the Kwitza Izina baby naming ceremony. The staff could not have been nicer and the food was good and abundant. They packed a lunch for us to take the following day. Our room...

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125gaby, Public Relations Manager at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you dear for your comments. We are sorry for the absence of cosmetics place but it was in our plans to get a place for them. Once again you are welcome again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LE BAMBOU GORILLA LODGE: Positioned at the foot of Mountains Volcanoes, very close to Volcanoes National Park , home of Mountains Gorillas. This beautiful lodge provides breathtaking views of Rwandan hills and the slopes of the Volcanoes National Park. Situated in Northern Province , Musanze district, KINIGI Sector - RWANDA. Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is nestled in a forest of Bamboo trees. An awe-inspiring experience awaits you in this part of Africa. Share the Mountain Gorilla's family space, soak up the serenity found in nature and marvel at the abundance of primates in this magical spot. Regards Emmanuel GATERA Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Address: | Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi, Rwanda (Formerly Le Bambou Gorilla Village)
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Musanze District > Kinigi
Price Range: RM886 - RM1,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 11. It had three beds for my children.”
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“Room number two was my favorite because it had the stunning view of volcanic mountain ranges.”
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“Cottage number 12 has the best view of volcanoes mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles jackdonnily, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to Lobby are better, could get very dark to the far end rooms of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles christiano143, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sub standard - States it is a deluxe lodge. It's not in any stretch of the imagination”
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