Hotel Okapi

Address: Kigali, Rwanda | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located in Kigali, is near Volcanoes National Park, Nyungwe National Park, Avenue du Commerce, and Tengenenge Farm.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Okapi Kigali

      Reviewed by texasnomads

      Not too shabby

      Reviewed Apr 21, 2011
      by (7 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.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Okapi Kigali

      3.00 of 5 stars Good
       

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