This is a small accommodation facility in Kinigi, only 2 hours away from Kigali the capital of Rwanda and very close to the headquarters of volcanoes. It is considered as this park’s Boutique Hotel since it has a very scenic view. This hotel give you the real experience of staying in the wilderness thus the reason it is a great choice for any one stay during your trip to Kings for gorilla tracking and any other tourism activity done in Musanze..
This hotel offers fair prices to every traveler who wishes to use their well organize facilities which comprises of 4 very comfortable en-suite bedrooms in a Villa with double beds and there are 3 excellent en-suite garden bungalows with a view of the volcanoes. All these rooms have private bath rooms and toilets. Hotel has great staff with great customer care and their service provision is excellent too. You can also have a picnic therefore; small groups of people or families who are looking for comfort, personal time will find this place appropriate for both privacy and clear views of the Virunga Mountains.
Room rates depend on the arrangement for example,
- The Single rooms cost US$120 and that is on full board basis
- The Double room cost US$170 on full board
Other amenities include the free Wi-Fi, airport transfers, there are cars available for hire.
Other activities that you can engage in while at the Villa gorilla lodge;
Besides gorilla tracking, this hotel is a great base for those who are interested in hiking to the Visoke summit, a place where you will find those giant plants, the moss, among others. From here, you can go for golden monkey tracking too as well as visit the Dian Fossey’s grave. You can also take some time off and rest from the hotel, enjoy the view of the mountainous surrounding area.
There is also a well stocked bar within the restaurant area, there are all kinds of beers, wines, there are soft drinks too and water. The restaurant and dining area is spacious and the staff is always there to take your orders. Meals except breakfast can be paid for separately or along with the accommodation fees, accommodation prices cover the bed and breakfast at the same time.
Villa lodge is one of the best choices available for the midrange travelers visiting Musanze district for either a primates tour or any other kind of safari.