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Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our USA medical team spent nearly 3 weeks at this wonderful guest house. The staff is so helpful, friendly and did everything to ensure a remarkable stay. Our team works with the GNGH staff to facilitate a special group for newly bereaved people. GNGH not only provides housing for our team but also hosts the grief group, providing delicious lunches... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure how many times we have stayed, but it's quite a lot! New extension is great, lovely views, good quality rooms, lots of hot water for shower and super gardens. Excellent Value, and the superb hospitality by Ben and his team is just brilliant.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff who make sure you don't get homesick. We were a big group and theyou handled us very well. They have very fast WIFI. Also have some of the best bed making skills and creativity after being out the whole day in the heat it's nice to rest in the garden. Thank you Ben, Grace, Scholastic and Clement.... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Based on Trip Advisor reviews we booked GNGH for a week in October 2016, as a base from which to visit 3 children we sponsor through Compassion International. What a wonderful place to return to each day after long drives on dirt paths in farm communities across Rwanda. The peace and calm ambience were healing. The rooms in the new... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at The Good News Hostel. We first came in 2014. It just gets better and better. The new build accommodation is excellent.. The staff are well trained, motivated and a joy to meet., the food is very good and everyone we met were so helpful. Thank you for a lovely stay.

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Dumbarton, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I return to Rwanda every year as part of a charity group. We've been staying at Good News Guest House since 2013 and I can safely say that the quality of service and food is second to none!! We were there in July/August 2016 and were delighted to see that the extension that was being started when... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Since I last visited the guest house now has an amazing new extension with excellent quality part rooms with ensure showers with abundant supplies of hot water!! Added to the friendly English speaking staff, warm welcome and great food available for lunch dinner and packed lunches - a must place to stay when in Kigali. With a mix of rooms... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I stayed at Good News with a group of friends visiting Rwanda with the Comfort Rwanda and Congo charity. I was expecting spartan accommodation and basic food but instead was pleasantly surprised by comfort and abundant deliciousness. Small rooms but clean and comfortable and from what I could see the new building is bigger and even nicer. Meals were flexible... More 

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Thank Nicksmith442
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I along with coaches from Tranent Colts and the SFA flew out to Rwanda in June this year.We stayed at this guest house for the duration of the visit and I can only say good things about the place. Clean rooms with en-suite bathrooms were fantastic. Ben our host was a star and would do anything for you. Anyone planning... More 

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Tranent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Wow great guest house. We were here on a group visit to coach kids football. Stayed here for 12 night and had a great time. Food was great morning, noon and night. All staff were so friendly and helpful. Ben the owner was a great guy. Rooms were basic but better than we all expected. Hot water was sometimes an... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Good News Guest House

Address: Gikondo Road, Kigali, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Kigali Province > Kigali
Price Range: RM218 - RM449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Get rooms in the new block though will be priced higher.”
 of 5 bubbles 449mumbic, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms we stayed in new building were quiet and great for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles uilamaboy, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 10: bigger, comfortably accommodated our boys' travel beds. On the parking lot side, though, and far from the internet router.”
 of 5 bubbles CSmart005, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try and get a room on the garden side”
 of 5 bubbles saintjag, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were very good!”
 of 5 bubbles 956amyw, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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