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

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Where is the nearest hotel?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is it expensive?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Where is a cheap guest house?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I want a single room

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I want a double room

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I want a room for my family

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Not too expensive

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How much is it per night?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

What is it included?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is breakfast included?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How long will you be staying?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

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

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

We reserved 2 rooms

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Here is the confirmation

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Do you have any other available room?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I would like a room ___

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_with two beds

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_with one bed

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

A bath

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

A shower

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

A view

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

In the front

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

At the back

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Facing the lake

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It must be quiet

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is there air conditioning?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is there hot water?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is there a private toilet?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

What is the price?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Per night?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Per week?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

For bed and breakfast?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Excluding meals?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is tax included?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Is there a reduction for children?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

How much for additional mattresses?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

May I see the room?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

No, I don't like it

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is too cold

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is too hot

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is too dark

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is too noisy

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

It is too small

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

I asked for a room with a bath

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Do you have anything ___

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_better

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_bigger

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_cheaper

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_quieter

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_higher up?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

_lower down?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

Do you have a room with a better view?

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

That is fine

Well done πŸ™‚ Sorry! You can do better than that.

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