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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service great here but the buffet food only so so. Nice location and friendly people. Try the avocado and tomatoes, really delicious as is the fruit. In need of an update but ok for a transit night. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Drew M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Dated but clean property. Staff were the highlight. They cleaned our hiking shoes, and laundry services were well done and timely. They also allowed us to shower and use a room briefly (after we had checked out of our room) as we had to travel back to Kigali immediately after our gorilla trek.

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1Thank 4wahine
italy/belgium
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed at the La Palme Hotel for one night as part of a trip to Uganda and Rwanda. The hotel is quite basic, built in the sixties or seventies and looking very much old fashioned. Rooms are of decent size, with a good bathroom, but without any toiletries but soap. Rooms and bathrooms - with the exception of bed-maths...

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Thank claudiac67
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The hotel is fairly central in the town and not in the location of most of the the other tourist accommodation which is in the countryside a bit more. Personally I would have preferred a more rural hotel, but I was informed that many were not in great condition. The hotel was functional, really good salads.

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Thank Jenny W
SC Brasil
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Is a very average hotel. Looks old, used, without seeing investment since long time. Breakfast is just below average. Food also. Yes is true is not Kigali, is located in Rwanda's countryside. Yes is true. But with a little care could be much better. Is just one hotel. Do not expect to much and you would not be disappointed.

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La Palme H, General Manager at La Palme Hotel, responded to this review

We thank all visitors who came to our hotel last year, we are ready to serve better to you, don't hesitate to book on +250 252 54 64 28 +250 (0) 786 78 68 90 +250 (0) 787 49 54 53

Bridgewater, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 February 2016

clean and serviceable hotel in town that caters to people getting up early to do a gorilla tour. Breakfast ready at 6am, then you are picked up for the national parl. Lunches are large and good tasting, but not gourmet.

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2Thank snhandel
Southport, CT
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Basic hotel not too far from briefing area and start point for hiking to see gorillas. No AC or heating with buffet style meals served during day and a la carte menu if do not arrive during meal hours. Generally, rooms and reception are dark with predictable intermittent electrical outages daily. Unfortunately, the wifi is often not working and extremely...

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Thank elaine3Southport
Reviewed 7 November 2015

centrally located, simple rooms with the usuall average Rwandan standard interioer. Very clean! The bathroom is also nice and the bed was unusally comfy. A thicker blanket for the cold Musanze nights would have been nice. The restaurant is rather average: typical Rwandan buffet style for lunch and dinner- there are better options around if you dont mind a walk.

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Thank ThomT77
western us
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have stayed at La Palme for two weeks in July, 2015 and an additional week in August 2015. The service is good. The rooms are nice with mosquito netting over the beds. The food is good as well. The hotel manager, Eric, is great to work with. This hotel is located right on the highway to make it easy...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed at La palme hotel situated in the heart of Musanze town a few kilometers a way from Kinigi briefing point. The hotel’s superb location, spectacular views of the Virunga ranges in Volcanoes National park, and proximity to the gorilla tracking starting point ensure it is among the best-situated budget hotels in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Ruhengeri is the nearest and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Palme Hotel is a three stars Hotel, located in Musanze City. Offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. Our unique and renowned restaurant will delight your senses with French and Oriental kitchens. African meals can be obtained on prior request ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Palme Hotel

Address: Musanze District | Northern Province, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Region: Rwanda > Northern Province > Ruhengeri
Price Range: RM337 - RM439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't choose rooms on the floors 2on and 3th. Better on the 1st.”
 of 5 bubbles jordiabv, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the 3rd floor facing the gardens, so it was quiet, and I did not see a single mosquito.”
 of 5 bubbles Walker57, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room that is not on the top floor to avoid the sound of birds clawing on the roof.”
 of 5 bubbles LachlanF908, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Do ask for a room away from the main road as traffic noise at night can be quite disturbing and the single glazing of the windows and doors does not keep the noise away.”
 of 5 bubbles Safariafficionado, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
“I had a suite with a balcony overlooking the back area which was very quiet and relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles Flatraveler11, 2 Oct 2012 | Read review
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