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One&Only Nyungwe House

Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda

100 Excellent 41 Reviews
Eco retreat with curated experiences including up-close wild animal encounters, locally-inspired spa, dining infused with organic ingredients from the chef's garden, and accommodations with extended private decks for viewing the flora and fauna.
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Alliance Perks

SAVE $225+
  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • VIP Status
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out

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One&Only Nyungwe House

Summary of 91 verified reviews


Excellent accommodation. Great rooms and fantastic service.

Set within the mountainous region of southwest Rwanda, One&Only Nyungwe House is an eco-focused luxury resort within a working tea plantation. Offering a rich history with a recently transformed setting, the resort has a distinctly modern energy with all the comforts luxury travelers desire.

Each of the 22 newly-transformed luxury rooms and suites are set within eight wooden villas. Designed to frame nature, each room has exceptional views of the Nyungwe Forest, and all have extended private decks to offer a secluded haven to watch wildlife.

Providing an array of authentic local and international cuisine, meals at the resort are created with fresh and organic ingredients from the chef's garden. Breakfasts can be served in bed or amongst the wilderness, lunches are often served on-the-go, and the unique picnics are served on beautifully-set tables. While dinners can be around the fire pit, sociable feasts amid the flora, or served privately on an elevated deck.

Wellness goes hand in hand with the resort's environment. Unwind with al fresco yoga showcasing mountain views, work up a sweat in the gym, or indulge in locally-inspired holistic therapies in the spa.

Designed to offer an immersive experience, One&Only Nyungwe House provides a variety of curated experiences. Guests can interact with local people while discovering their crafts and customs, experience up-close wild animal encounters with rare primates and reptiles, or go on active adventures such as mountain biking, canopy-walking, and trekking.

Please Note: This resort offers all-inclusive rates. Child policy: Ages 10 & older only (15 years & up for primate treks).

Exclusive Perks at One&Only Nyungwe House

Gift, Breakfast, $100 and More in Rwanda

SAVE $225+

One&Only has curated a luxury oasis in the Nyungwe Forest that celebrates the pristine wilderness of the surrounding environment. As well as discovering the unique wildlife of the ancient rainforest, guests of One&Only Nyungwe House can experience sunrise breakfasts, yoga, soothing indigenous therapies at the One&Only Spa, and farm-to-table African-inspired cuisine.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • VIP Status
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
  • WiFi
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance. A $100 hotel credit is included, once per room, per stay. Also included is a welcome amenity. Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • One&Only Nyungwe House
  • Gisakura Nyamasheke
  • Nyungwe Forest National Park, Western Province
  • Rwanda

Location Summary
Set on the edge of the Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda's mountainous southwest, One&Only Nyungwe House is a luxury eco-resort within a working tea plantation. Offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences amidst natural flora and fauna of Africa, the resort has private decks to watch wildlife and a design created to frame nature.

Directions to Hotel
Resort hosts welcome guests at Kigali International Airport, from there travelers reach the resort via a luxury SUV or a scenic helicopter ride.
Note Bene
Rates are inclusive of all 3 meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The rates are also inclusive of the 2 complimentary activities per person per day including: Nature's Bootcamp, Chef's Garden, Spear Throwing, Umuganda, Conservation Walk, Secrets of African Tea, Hilltop Archery, and Exploring by Bicycle.
Banquets & Meetings
16-seat boardroom equipped with projector and conference call equipment, perfect for intimate meetings.
Fine Dining On Site
Savour an array of authentic local and international cuisines, created with fresh organic ingredients from our chef's garden.
Child Programs
Child policy: Ages 10 & older only (16 years & up for primate treks).
Pool Outdoor
A completely new pool deck has been built that is also cantilevered over the forest. It is the perfect location for guests to lounge poolside, enjoy a meal, or a private candlelit dinner.
Spa Facility
One&Only Spa offers locally-inspired treatments in partnership with Africology, the luxury organic natural skincare brand from South Africa.
Recommended Rooms
Forest Suites have two bedrooms (one King bedroom and one twin queen bedroom), expansive private viewing deck, open living and dining area, his and hers bathroom with nature-view shower and large stand-alone bath.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Ecological Tourism

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