HostelBookers Logo
No booking fees
See all Kigali hostels

Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

Hostel | Kacyiru Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda N/A

84.8% Overall Rating

11 out of 13 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/02/2014)

"We had an amazing time at the hostel and in Rwanda! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions. There was a great relaxing area where you can use the wifi and another area for getting…"

Read all Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel reviews


  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 11.57
  • Towel USD 7.23

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kigali?

Contact us directly


The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel - Rwanda's First Youth Hostel, is located in the Kacyiru area of Kigali, Rwanda's Capital City, just off the Boulevard de L'umuganda. The property is in a stunning location and has very nice comfortable rooms and beds, hot water for showers and wireless internet available. We also have a bar and provide catering for lunch and dinner (breakfast is included). Read more

Enter dates to check prices

    Invalid date
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 16/04/2015

    Invalid date
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 16/04/2015
    Your check-out date is before your check-in date. Please check your dates and try again.
    Bookings can only be made for a maximum period of 31 days. Please enter alternative dates and try again.

Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included, Self-catering

2 Bed Tent - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

1 Bed Tent - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Double (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Tent Pitch (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Deluxe Double Garden View (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

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.

Accommodation Information

The Hostel has a variety of dormitories and private rooms at excellent rates - all inclusive of breakfast and wifi. 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 project initiated to support 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 programmes. Funds generated from the hostel support Aegis' programmes in Rwanda.

Location Information

The Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel is located just off the Boulevard de L'Umuganda, opposite the Top Tower Hotel and next to the Chinese Restaurant in the central Kigali district of Kacyiru.

See all Kigali hostels