Hostels in Kigali, Rwanda

4 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kigali

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Please Note Our Age Policy: Minimum age: 18 years or under if accompanied by a parent or guardian. We welcome every age group in our hostel, however guests aged 32 or older are not allowed to … More
from $7.75


Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel
"…Tugende features accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. Boasting a bar, the hostel is close to several noted attractions. The hostel also provides free … More
from $12.50
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"A good place to stay - Mamba club was clean and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. It's close to the airport and a little far from the city centre but it's close to some good eating … More
from $5.73
Youth Hostel
"…00 to 23.00 Check out before 11.00 Payment upon arrival by cash, credit and debit card Taxes included Breakfast not included General: 24 hours reception. No special conditions" …"By … More
from $2.44

Hotels in Kigali

Gorilla Home Stay

Free Breakfast
"…Expect air conditioning, stellar staff, hot showers, and WiFi, plus the experience of a cheery community (artists, musicians, people in politics) which likes to hang out. Less than a block … More
from $7.97
"…Peponi offers mainly three categories of accommodation: 1. Apartments: We have two and three bedroom apartments for daily rent. The apartments have their kitchen, living area, dining area and … More
from $14.00

Guest Houses in Kigali

Leed Homes

Free Breakfast
"…8 km from Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial and features a 24-hour front desk. There is free private parking and the property provides paid airport shuttle service. Kigali Centenary Park is 8.3 km … More
from $6.75

Five to Five Hotel

Free Breakfast
"…Check out before 10:00 . Taxes included. Breakfast included. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9 AM. General: 24hour Reception. No curfew. Child … More
from $34.00

Apartments in Kigali

"…The most popular facilities are: 1) Fully equipped and Serviced Apartment 2) Free internet Fibre Optic High Speed 3) Free & Secure Area of Jogging 4) In Compound Parking 5) Non-smoking … More
from $69.50

Hostels in Kigali, Rwanda

4 hostels available. Prices start from $8.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Kigali (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Of all the East African capitals, Kigali is the one that will keep you hooked for a long while. Rwanda is known as the Land of Thousand Hills, and long, winding streets of Kigali jump up and down, so your best option of getting around is to use a motorcycle taxi. Unlike many other major cities in East Africa, Kigali's motorbike taxis are all certified by the government and the drivers must provide you with a helmet, according to safety regulations. Kigali is also quite safe at night, and famous for its clubs and bars among the local youth and a wide community of expats.

There are several art galleries to check out, such as Uburanga Arts Studio, Ivuka Arts Studio and Yego Arts Gallery. If you are interested in what local talents can offer you, you will enjoy a curious mix of traditional weaving, drawing, and beading, combined with international modern art trends.

Among the most fascinating monuments of Kigali is its Genocide Memorial Centre -- the place that will show you how the genocide of the late twentieth century started, what brought it about, and how the UN forces were thinking way too long before they could intervene. If you also watched the film, "Hotel Rwanda," you can go and have a look at Hotel des Mille Collines, a short walking distance from the centre -- this is where the events of the film actually took place (although the filming set itself was in South Africa).

There are options for hostels in Kigali that will satisfy a range of budgets and tastes -- you will definitely find a cheap, backpacker-friendly hostel in Kigali.

Kigali is full of restaurants that offer Rwandese-style buffets -- you pay once and eat as much as you can, as long as you are able to fit it on one plate. See how well the locals have mastered this art!

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Kigali Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kigali, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $17
Average private room price $60
Cheapest Hostel in Kigali Xena with $7
Party hostels in Kigali Yambi Hostel (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6.2

FAQ about Kigali Hostels

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