Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

Top choice hostel in Kigali
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This well-maintained backpackers' hostel set in verdant grounds offers a very sociable atmosphere, plenty of tours and excursions, and good-value meals. Accommodation-wise, there's something for everybody, from four- to six-bed dorms with shared bathrooms to private en suite rooms. And yes, there's even a small grassy area set aside for campers. There's a branch in Gisenyi.


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Description

The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel - Rwandas first youth hostel - located near the centre of Kigali in Kacyiru, is the perfect place for you to start exploring the heart of Africa. The Hostel boasts great value accommodation, a fun atmosphere, excellent customer service, and a wealth of information about what to see and do. With a relaxing environment from the bar terrace, private rooms, dormitories, camping, hot showers and catering available, you are guaranteed to find just what you are looking for. Enjoy the convenience of a thoughtfully prepared breakfast on the open-air balcony overlooking the hills of Rwanda as you start your day. The hostel staff is ready to help answer any questions you may have during your stay.

Kacyiru is home to Government Ministries, hotels, banks, a hospital, Embassies and High Commissions, restaurants, night clubs and much, more. Kacyiru is a quiet and secure area, well connected to the rest of Kigali making it an ideal place to base yourself during your stay in Kigali.

The Hostel has great views over the green hills of Rwanda at the end of the Nyaratarama golf course and views of the city which can be enjoyed from our large garden and balcony areas. Discover Rwanda Hostel is a short ride away from the centre of town via different forms of public transport. Public transport to anywhere in the city is easily sourced from early until late and is very affordable. Information about transport in Kigali and around the country can be provided by our helpful staff at the hostel.

The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel is a Social Enterprise of Ingabo Trading and Training Company and supports the work of Aegis Trust in Rwanda (the NGO and charity who established the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in partnership with the Kigali City Council and continue to manage the centre and its programs). Funds generated from the hostel support Aegis Trust.

Exploring Rwanda 'The Land of A Thousand Hills' - truly begins at the Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel. All profits generated at the hostel support Aegis Trust. More information here: www.aegistrust.org

Other

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • Atm
  • Bbq
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board games
  • Book exchange
  • Free breakfast
  • Cable tv
  • Cafe
  • Card phones
  • Common room
  • Currency exchange
  • Free city maps
  • Free internet access
  • Free parking
  • Hot showers
  • Internet access
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Servizi aggiornate
  • Swimming pool
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Tours/travel desk
  • Towels for hire

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Internet

  • Free WiFi available

Services

  • Luggage storage