Hotel Okapi

Kigali, Rwanda | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Okapi Kigali

    Reviewed by texasnomads

    Not too shabby

    Reviewed Apr 21, 2011
    by (6 reviews) Dallas , United States Flag of United States

    Maybe it was because it was low season, but be did get a room with detached bathroom for $30USD/night. At times there was no electricity, and at other times there was no water, but the lunch buffet is great (1500Rwsh)- just remember you can only pile up your plate once, so stack it high.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Okapi Kigali

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    Travel Blogs from Kigali

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    A travel blog entry by cahoward on Aug 03, 2014

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    2 comments, 12 photos

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    2 comments, 4 photos

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    A travel blog entry by _priscilla12 on Apr 24, 2014

    ... continue with a positive attitude. Current time is of extreme importance here in Rwanda. Being in the moment and spending time with others to develop lasting relationships is valued in the African culture. Africans are happy and caring people, ready to go the extra mile to respect and service others. These African cultural values have made me a better person.

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