One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is carving a new space for adventure-led travel in Rwanda. An enclave of sprawling gardens surrounded by vast volcanic mountains, it is a rare combination of chic high-end living and the untamed beauty of the natural world. Grand cutting-edge architecture, rich African art and rooms suspended over landscaped gardens create an elevated glamorous charm, making this a rare vantage point to access the wonders of Volcanoes National Park. A setting that absorbs you, where the mist, a dramatic crash of rain, and smiling sun, urge life-changing adventures, whilst also creating a peaceful space to take a pause from everyday life. To be at One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is to feel part of a rare microclimate – a unique lifestyle that combines nature , vitality and adventure with One&Only signature glamour.
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:
- $100 Hotel Credit, per room, per stay
- Welcome Amenity
The following amenities are not exclusive, but apply to your booking:
- Early Check-in
- Late Check-out
- Full Breakfast for each guest daily, included in the rate (hotel is all-inclusive)
Check In: 11:00 AM
Check Out: 3:00 PM
Number of Rooms: 21
Forest King Lodge (10)
Each room with a king bed, en-suite bathroom, gas fireplace, nature-view outdoor shower and private, covered, viewing deck. An entrance area that offers a storage room for hiking equipment. 828 square feet.
Two- Bedroom Forest Lodge (4)
Perfect for families, two separate rooms with adjoining bathroom that has bathtub and shower. Main room has a king bed, and second room has a king bed that can be separated into 2 twin beds, with private powder room. Rooms include gas fireplace and private, covered viewing deck. 4 two bedrooms. 936 square feet.
Virunga Suite (5)
One room with king bed, en-suite bathroom, lounge with sleeper sofa and dining area. Rooms include gas fireplace and private, covered viewing deck with outdoor bathtub. 1,582 square feet.
Means gorilla in Kinyarwanda. Master bedroom with en-suite and king bed. Second room is the staff bedroom with its own bathroom and shower. Suites include lounge with sleeper sofa and dining area, gas fireplace, private kitchen facilities including additional dining area for staff, private covered viewing deck with outdoor bathtub, 24-hour in-residence chef and butler on call. 2,701 square
Master bedroom with en-suite and king bed. Second room is the staff bedroom with its own bathroom and shower. Suites include lounge with sleeper sofa and dining area, gas fireplace, private kitchen facilities including additional dining area (for staff), private covered viewing deck with private pool and outdoor bathtub. 24-hour in-residence chef and butler on call. 4,402 square feet.
Jack Hanna Cottage
Discover an iconic piece of conservation history –the past residence of famed wildlife expert Jack Hanna. His cottage has been reborn as a secluded space to explore with a bespoke games room, fully-equipped kitchen hosting interactive cooking classes led by Executive Chef Bryan, as well as a library where you can learn more about Rwanda’s conservation work.
- Fitness Center
- Area Map
- Bar and Restaurant
- Billiards Room
- Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
- Connecting Rooms
- Infinity Pool
- Jogging Trail
- Massage Rooms
- Meeting & Conference Facilities
- Mountain Biking
- Movie Theater Onsite
- Nature Tours
- Pool Table
- Poolside Bar
- Private Dining Areas
- Spa Treatments
- Wellness Center
- Yoga Lawn
- Business Services
- Private Transportation
- In-room Spa Services
One&Only Gorilla's Nest main restaurant is Nest. Nest focus on local, organic food with an interactive fresh, juice making station. Hot food cooked to order is also available offering a high level of freshness and quality and reduction of food wastage.
Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner: Use of local produce and menus are based on seasonal elements based on European/ Mediterranean celebrating Rwanda. Nest offers daily specials to showcase the bespoke experience. Nest also offers a samovar with a wide tea selection as well as another coffee bar. Large terrace with fireplace. A private dining room seat 22.
Traditional cocktails with a modern twist incorporating rose water and eucalyptus (as it surrounds the resort). Wine selection—semi-visual wine fridge with many South African wines but offers global choices. Our chefs Garden is an experience that is being developed with a greenhouse and opened in 2019.
The Pool Bar
The Pool Bar at the One&Only Spa focuses on healthy options with fresh juices evolving into evening cocktails. A variety of bespoke dining experiences will be available. Guests are encouraged to discuss with the Experiences Team to ensure they have a memorable and bespoke experience.
Map / Location
- Kigali [Kanombe], Rwanda (70 Miles)