Booking a Hotel – Basic Kinyarwanda

So, you arrived in Rwanda and you are looking for a Hotel? or you have booked in advance? In this article, you will learn basic Kinyarwanda phrases that you can use during this process. It is very important that you specify what you are looking for and ask for help whenever it is needed.

You will learn by cards that you can flip upon a click or a tap, and a vocabulary quiz at the end. By enrolling in the full course, you will get two more exercises on this topic, and you will also be able to track your progress with points and rewards.

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I want to make a reservation
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Ndashaka guteganya

Where is the nearest hotel?
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Hoteli ya bugufi ni iyihe?

Is it expensive?
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Irahenda?

Where is a cheap guest house?
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Amacumbi ahendutse ari he?

I want a single room
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Ndashaka icyumba cy'umuntu umwe

I want a double room
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Ndashaka icyumba cy'abantu babiri

I want a room for my family
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Ndashaka icyumba cy'umuryango wanjye

Not too expensive
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Ntigihenze cyane

How much is it per night?
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Ijoro rimwe ni angahe?

What is it included?
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Hateganijwemo iki?

Is breakfast included?
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Amafunguro ya mu gitondo arimo?

How long will you be staying?
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Uzamara igihe kingana iki?

We will be staying ___
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Tuzamara ___

_one night
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Ijoro rimwe

_two nights
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Amajoro abiri

_a few nights
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Amajoro make

_a week
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Icyumweru kimwe

I don't know yet
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Sindabimenya

My name is ___
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Nitwa ___

I have a reservation
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Nateganije icyumba

We reserved 2 rooms
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Twateganije ibyumba bibiri

Here is the confirmation
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Ngiki icyemezo

Do you have any other available room?
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Hari ibindi byumba bidakodeshejwe?

I would like a room ___
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Nshaka icyumba ___

_with two beds
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_cy'ibitanda bibiri

_with one bed
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_cy'igitanda kimwe

A bath
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Gifite dushe

A shower
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Gifite amazi yo hejuru

A view
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Gifite aho kureba hanze

In the front
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Gifite aho kureba imbere mu kigo

At the back
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Gifite aho kureba inyuma

Facing the lake
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Gifite ahateganye n'ikiyaga

It must be quiet
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Hagomba kuba hatuje

Is there air conditioning?
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Hari imashini ikonjesha?

Is there hot water?
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Hari amazi ashyushye?

Is there a private toilet?
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Hari umusarane wihariye?

What is the price?
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Igiciro ni angahe?

Per night?
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Ku ijoro?

Per week?
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Ku cyumweru?

For bed and breakfast?
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Kuryama no kurya mu gitondo?

Excluding meals?
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Hatarimo ibyo kurya?

Is tax included?
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Imisoro irimo?

Is there a reduction for children?
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Mugabanyiriza abana?

How much for additional mattresses?
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Ni angahe kuri matela zirengaho?

May I see the room?
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Nareba icyumba?

No, I don't like it
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Oya, iki singikunze

It is too cold
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Harakonje cyane

It is too hot
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Harashyushye cyane

It is too dark
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Harijimye cyane

It is too noisy
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Hari urusaku cyane!

It is too small
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Ni hato cyane

I asked for a room with a bath
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Nasabye icyumba gifite douche

Do you have anything ___
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Mwaba mufite ___ ?

_better
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Icyiza kuruta?

_bigger
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Kinini kuruta?

_cheaper
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Igihendutse kuruta?

_quieter
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Igituje kuruta?

_higher up?
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Hejuru?

_lower down?
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Hasi?

Do you have a room with a better view?
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Mufite icyumba gifite aho kureba heza?

That is fine
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Ndahishimiye

Vocabulary Quiz

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I want to make a reservation

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Where is the nearest hotel?

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Is it expensive?

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Where is a cheap guest house?

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I want a single room

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I want a double room

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I want a room for my family

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Not too expensive

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How much is it per night?

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What is it included?

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Is breakfast included?

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How long will you be staying?

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We will be staying ___

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_one night

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_two nights

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_a few nights

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_a week

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I don't know yet

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My name is ___

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I have a reservation

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We reserved 2 rooms

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Here is the confirmation

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Do you have any other available room?

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I would like a room ___

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_with two beds

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_with one bed

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A bath

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A shower

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A view

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In the front

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At the back

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Facing the lake

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It must be quiet

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Is there air conditioning?

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Is there hot water?

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Is there a private toilet?

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What is the price?

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Per night?

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Per week?

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For bed and breakfast?

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Excluding meals?

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Is tax included?

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Is there a reduction for children?

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How much for additional mattresses?

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May I see the room?

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No, I don't like it

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It is too cold

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It is too hot

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It is too dark

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It is too noisy

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It is too small

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I asked for a room with a bath

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Do you have anything ___

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_better

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_bigger

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_cheaper

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_quieter

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_higher up?

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_lower down?

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Do you have a room with a better view?

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That is fine

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Hotel - Vocabulary
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