Ikoro hotel is a 3 star new built mid- range accommodation found in Bufumbira, Kisoro Town, opposite Kisoro Airstrip in the close proximity to Gorilla Trekking sites of Mgahinga, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Bwindi National Park in the extreme south western part of Uganda bordering Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo to the south and west . The hotel is in the perfect base overlooking the Volcanic scenary and surrounding areas. It takes approximately 30 minutes’ drive to Mgahinga National Park ,2 minutes from Kisoro airport , 2 hours drive from Kigali city center Via Cyanika or gatuna border and 9 hours’ drive from Kampala/ Entebbe international airport and 2-3 hours flight from Entebbe airport to Kisoro airstrip then 40 minutes from Kigali International airport to kisoro.
Ikoro Hotel consists of 26 sound proofed spacious and comfortable rooms with the view of the beautiful volcanic scenery that are built in a modern building style with comfort proximity. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with high standard en- suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers with Bathtubs, mosquito nets , air conditioning , extinguishers, Flat screen Tvs, hair dryers ,satellite channels, glass slided window, complementary bottled water, free toiletries, slippers mention but few .
Rooms have private balconies, rooftop terraces and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the volcanic scenary and surrounding area. The beds are queen and king sized and are spread with Fresh, comfortable and soft linen bedding that gives a better night sleep. Rooms vary in categories with deluxe ,standards and suites and different sizes with single beds for individuals , double beds/ twin for sharing and family rooms with differed costs ranging from 300$ per night and above . SOMETIMES the rate goes high during peak season than in Low season.
Ikoro Hotel offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurants ; The Kitchen with amazing blend Menus serving different meals both international especially and African- inspired meals that meets guests appetite ; continental/buffet breakfast buffet lunch and dinner in the dining area served by well trained, welcoming and organized staff and skillful chefs. You can have meals in any place of you choice either in the garden overlooking the beautiful views or in the restaurant.
A well-stocked bar with shared lounge offering multiple options of drinks , local ,cocktail ,soft drinks , wines, spirits and international beers, you sip the cocktail on the balcony that winds up you evening overlooking the beautiful views nd surrounding area
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and ironing services are available ,housekeeping is provided daily.
Internet WIFI hotspot available in the rooms that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends. Guests can surf the web using complementary wireless internet access.
Business centers with conference halls that cater for over 100 people for seminars meeting and wedding places for corporate function and honey moon packages etc.
Activities to do while at the hotel include; Board games (playing football ,tenis), Gorilla trekking and habituation in Mgahinga national park , Bwindi since kisoro is the land of Gorillas, Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park, Batwa community tour and many other .
Kisoro is a town in southwestern part of Uganda bordering Rwand to the south and Democratic republic of Congo to the west, Kanungu district to the North and Kabale to the East. Kisoro is the home of Mountain Gorilla found in Mgahinga national park and Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The district comprises of four main Ethnic Groups of People that includes; Bafumbira, Bakiga , Batwa and Banyarwanda. There are different types of accommodations in Kisoro Town that are suitable to each travellers . It includes ;Budget , mid range and Luxury accommodations. While staying in Kisoro town to any accommodation of your choice or Ikoro hotel you are able to do the following activities; Gorilla trekking and habituation in Both Mgahinga and Bwindi national parks , golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga, Natural walks and cultural/community visits especially Batwa homes , Boat trip at lake Mutanda , hiking and climbing at the foothills of Virunga Volcanoes, Birding /birdwatching in the forests and many more activities.