Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

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Overview of Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

2.0 star property
Mountain hostel in Kigali with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.0/10 Good

79 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • 24/7 front desk
KN 14 Avenue, Kimihurura, Kigali
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
Feel at home
  • Second bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Kigali

Getting around

  • Kigali (KGL-Kigali Intl.) - 13 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

Hostel adjacent to a golf course
Take advantage of free breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a rooftop terrace at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a firepit and a coffee shop/cafe.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • An area shuttle, ATM/banking services, and a 24-hour front desk
  • A porter/bellhop, free newspapers, and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the location
Room features
All guestrooms at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel include amenities such as free WiFi.
More amenities include:
  • Daily housekeeping and desks


English, French

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast each morning 7 AM–9:30 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (215 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1993
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Adjacent to a golf course
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shared accommodations

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of RWF 9000 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for RWF 20000.0 per night


  • RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge
  • Parking height restrictions apply


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Discover Rwanda
Discover Rwanda Hostel
Discover Rwanda Youth
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel Kigali
Discover Rwanda Youth Kigali
Discover Youth Hostel Rwanda
Hostel Rwanda
Rwanda Hostel
Rwanda Youth Hostel
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel Kigali
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is RWF 9000 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel and nearby?
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel has 2 bars and an outdoor pool, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Inzora (4-min walk), Java House (5-min walk), and Brioche Kacyiru (5-min walk).
What's the area around Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel like?
Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel is in the heart of Kigali, a short 1-minute walk from University of Kigali and 3 minutes' walk from Kigali Heights. Travelers say this hostel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Aili, 3-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

They are currently shifting to the place across the street, so things are bit haphazard as they make the change. They did switch us to a different room when our key wasnt working. They also worked very hard to accomodate us in other ways. Overall good experience.
Roberta, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

This is a good, bare bones hostel for budget travelers.
1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

I had a fantastic stay at Discover Kigali.
It was fine.
Victor, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

A place to sleep, bring your own food and Coffee
Low cost. And the outside area was cool. Showers and toiletts was ok. Tried to contact the hostel some day before arreivel, to organize transport from the airport, but No answere on email. If you want food with your Breakfast get up early and start waiting in the food area. There will only be food to the 4-5 frist in line.
Espen, 1-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly place in a good location.
A good place - the funds raised support a local charity. Nice open air restaurant and good food options.
Tom, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

It was lovely and I was satisfied!
2-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Good price and good location.
Was in a good spot and the rooms were fine, most of the staff were friendly, some others not so much. Would definitely stay here again.
James, 7-night trip
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