Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Gorilla Home Stay

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Very Good
20 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Awesome Cleanliness

Property Description

Gorilla Home Stay lies in the heart of Kigali, a lively and popular neighborhood with an excellent night life. It was started by a university hostel management student who enjoys accommodating interesting travelers (he?ll cook you a free, amazing breakfast as long as you wake before 10am!).

Expect air conditioning, stellar staff, hot showers, and WiFi, plus the experience of a cheery community (artists, musicians, people in politics) which likes to hang out.

Less than a block down the road, enjoy a delicious French restaurant with an all-inclusive 3-course lunch and a menu that changes every week. Further down, you?ll find more restaurants popular amongst both locals and tourists, as well as a supermarket. Motos and taxis will be right outside to take you longer distances throughout Kigali (check out our memorials, art centers, and street markets!). The City Center is about 7 minutes by moto, where there?s a 24/7 ATM with no withdrawal fees (Cogebanque Head Office).

Gorilla Home Stay Policy and Condition:

Cancellation policy: 48hs before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 16:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

24 hours reception.
No curfew

Reviews & Ratings

Very Good
20 Total Reviews
  • Security
  • Location
  • Staff
  • Atmosphere
  • Cleanliness
  • Value for Money
  • Facilities

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Latest Reviews

Feb 18, 2024
Hostel culture is still evolving in Rwanda so I would say this is not the typical hostel experience. However, I would still recommend Gorilla Home Stay to other travellers. The room was well-kept, the staff were very responsive/flexible, and the owner is kind. It was difficult for me to judge the atmosphere as I was not around very much, but definitely a quieter hostel than some.
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Female, 25-30
Feb 04, 2024
Showed up and my room had been given away. Waited over an hour for someone who spoke English to show up and then even longer for them to realize they gave away my reservation without telling me. This was 10pm after a long day of travelling so i ended up having to go stay at Mamba which was not ideal.
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Female, 25-30
Jan 31, 2024
Terrible place. No atmosphere. Rude staff.
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Male, 31-40


  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Hot Showers
    • Dishwasher
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Parking
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Luggage Storage
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • Fax Service
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Express check-in / out
    • Internet café
    • Late check-out
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Wi-Fi

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