Overview of The Bishop’s House

In the verdant embrace of Rwanda’s captivating landscapes lies The Bishop’s House, a sanctuary of refined luxury and cultural immersion. Echoing the spirit of its surroundings, this boutique hotel seamlessly blends contemporary elegance with authentic Rwandan charm. From the moment you step into its foyer adorned with local artwork and earthy tones, a sense of tranquility and sophistication envelops you.

Bishop’s House is known as the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, the oldest national park in Africa. It is home to five majestic volcanoes, offering gorilla trekking and hiking trips up the heights of Karisimbi Volcano. You can take in breathtaking views of misty landscapes and the natural wonders of Rwanda’s picturesque hills and lakes. It’s an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the world-famous conservationist Dian Fossey, whose renowned book ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ was inspired by this park.

Bishops House also invites you to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and heritage of Rwanda. Food aficionados can indulge in the rich flavors of Rwandan cuisine at the hotel’s gourmet restaurant, where talented chefs skillfully blend local ingredients with contemporary flair. For those seeking relaxation, the tranquil spa offers a range of indulgent treatments inspired by traditional healing rituals, providing a blissful sanctuary.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Gateway to Volcanoes National Park
  • Gorilla & golden monkey trekking in the rainforest
  • Stylish suites amidst manicured gardens
  • Disabled & child-friendly
  • Hiking up Karisimbi Volcano
  • Tranquil lakeside bird watching

Rooms at The Bishop's House

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Deluxe Room

    Spacious modern suites represent the pinnacle of comfort and luxury. Each comes with hand-crafted four-poster beds and uniquely curated stylish furnishings. Plus, you can enjoy the services of a dedicated butler for the royal treatment.

    En-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers are complemented with complimentary toiletries and, a well-stocked mini-fridge with a coffee station can be found alongside a private balcony featuring hammock chairs.

    • Large windows in the suites let natural light in and provide splendid garden views.
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      Junior Suite

      Step up the luxury in the Junior Suite. Featuring a king-size four-poster bed with exquisite hand-crafted details, it offers a luxurious bathroom with a bathtub and double vanity. Relax in your private courtyard, surrounded by lush banana trees and serenaded by singing birds. Equipped with modern amenities including a well-stocked mini-bar, flat-screen TV, and Wi-Fi, the suite ensures a comfortable stay.
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        Exclusive Lodge

        The Executive Suite boasts beautiful views of the volcanic mountains and lush gardens. Relax on the balcony’s hammock chairs with a steaming cup of coffee and soak in the sounds of the the birds in the morning. The suite features an antique handcrafted king-size bed, premium bedding, and a spacious sitting area exuding opulence. Adjoining the vanity room with wall-to-wall wardrobes is a luxurious bathroom with bath and shower facilities and his and hers sink. Enjoy VIP check-in, a complimentary fruit basket, and a bottle of house wine upon arrival. Take advantage of free room service and dedicated butler service for a truly pampered experience.

        General Facilities

        Bishops House offers a wealth of facilities to enhance your experience. You can enjoy al fresco dining on the sun-drenched terrace, savoring panoramic views. There is also a tranquil spa where you can take a journey of relaxation and rejuvenation with a range of indulgent treatments inspired by local healing traditions.

        Whether unwinding by the swimming pool, staying active in the fitness center, or simply lounging in the elegant communal spaces, every aspect of Bishops House is designed to provide an unparalleled experience of luxury and comfort.







        Swimming pool

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        Wi-Fi available

        Wi-Fi available

        Wine cellar

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        Indoor seating in a tastefully designed restaurant invites conviviality, complimented by a serene ambiance. A Gourmet à la carte menus boast internationally-inspired meals with a touch of African influence for a unique gastronomic journey. Indulge in a scrumptious buffet-style breakfast to energize you for the day’s activities. Special dietary options are available upon request and room service is included.

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