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Hotels in and out Kigali

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1. Hotels in Kigali (for details click on the + sign)

The Kigali Marriott Hotel welcomes you to Rwanda’s capital city with 5-star sophistication and impeccable service. Ideally situated along KN3 Avenue in the city centre, near the financial district and Kigali City Hall, our hotel provides a luxurious home away from home for business and leisure Travellers. Settle in to your beautifully appointed room or suite, which features floor-to-ceiling windows, pillow top bedding, marble bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Take advantage of free internet access in your accommodation and throughout the hotel, or take a break with a pampering treatment in our peaceful spa. Additional amenities here at our 5-star hotel include a picturesque outdoor pool and a fully-equipped gym. Dine at one of our several outstanding restaurants, or enjoy a drink at the Lobby Bar. Those planning events here in Rwanda will be thrilled with our versatile venues, including the lovely garden terrace. Whatever your reason for joining us, we know you’ll love your stay at the Kigali Marriott Hotel.

The spacious hotel is located a mere 5 Kilometres from the busy city centre and the Kigali International Airport (KGL). Business delegates are within a few kilometres of government and corporate offices, and leisure travellers will delight in nearby local landmarks and attractions. You can get a taste of the local culture and buy handmade souvenirs from the local open-air markets.

Ideally located on one of Kigali’s most charming boulevards, the five-star Kigali Serena Hotel is built around a polished granite atrium, which showcases the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Relaxed yet elegant, the hotel features an Executive Lounge and Bar, which opens onto a wide sundeck overlooking the newly refurbished swimming pool. Also overlooking the pool, the popular Milima Restaurant offers a wide range of all-day buffet choices, while the relaxed Sokoni Café offers inside and outside poolside seating. Regarded by many as Kigali’s natural business hub, the hotel also boasts its own extensive conference centre, 500-seater auditorium and lavish ballroom.

The modern design located amidst the Central Business District next to government ministries and banks makes a strong design statement. The roof top tent design resembles Rwandan mountains and together with the highest infinity pool in Rwanda, makes it clear that Ubumwe Grande Hotel is daringly beautiful. Ubumwe Grande Hotel is young, contemporary and relevant, offering professional hospitality on a true 4-star level with excellent value for money. You will be taken care of by a passionate, professional hand- picked Rwandan-international team that is determined to add a big smile to your day.

A vibrant base for your Kigali adventure Perched atop an ideal vantage point across the garden city of Kigali, Urban by CityBlue is just 15 minutes from the airport, the new International Convention center, and almost all other areas of Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, the Land of a ‘Thousand Hills’.

Grand Legacy Hotel combines friendly guest service, an ideal location and thoughtful business-minded amenities to create the perfect atmosphere for work or leisure. Our hotel is 5 minutes away from the Kigali International Airport and is ideally located in one of Kigali’s hottest suburbs with just few steps from shopping, events, and nightlife.

Inaugurated in 1973 as the first grand hotel of the country and receiving globally a lot of attention since the Hollywood movie ’Hotel Rwanda’ in 2004 – Hôtel des MilleCollines is surely the most famous hotel in Rwanda. Enjoy the location in the central business district and the breathtaking views over the hills of Kigali. Indulge yourself in culinary experiences from casual to fine dining, from international cuisine to local signature dishes.

Park Inn perfectly situated in Kigali city center close to business destinations as well as cultural attractions, the Park Inn by Radisson offers an optimal position in the Kigali City Center. The hotel is a short drive from Rwanda National Bank, Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, government and INGO offices and a quick walk from shops and restaurants. Airport shuttle service transports visitors to and from the hotel to Kigali International Airport which is 12 km away. The city’s markets, museums and other sites can be easily accessed.

It’s excellent location and wonderful view, easy access to Rwandan Capital city, to Kigali international Airport, Financial Institutions, and Ideal Point for safaris and Gorilla Treks. Makes it the preferred hotel destination choice by all.

Heaven is more than a restaurant & boutique hotel, it’s a social enterprise. Heaven is helping Rwanda develop its most important resource: its people. Prosperity creation is one of Rwanda’s many challenges, and Heaven provides employment that sets a national standard for service excellence and food quality. Heaven is located in Kigali’s city center with breath taking views and incredible food. Heaven is proud to be ‚Made in Rwanda‛, our restaurant was custom-built by local craftspeople and we showcase Rwandan arts & crafts that support artisan cooperatives throughout the country. Our international menu features Rwandan-influenced recipes, and we regularly host cultural events

Select Boutique Hotel is a cozy hotel located in a serene environment at the heart of Kigali, a 20-minute walk from Kigali Centenary Park. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. All rooms have parquet flooring finishing and full length windows with floor to ceiling drapes. Each room i fitted with a flat-screen TV, an air conditioner and an en-suite bathroom. The restaurant offers high-quality French and Belgian cuisine with Rwandan accents. The bar offers a variety of drinks from the French vineyards and also vintage wines and champagne. Guests can choose to dine al fresco. Select Boutique Hotel is guarded round the clock by trained security personnel and equipped with CCTV security cameras. City and airport shuttle services are offered at a surcharge.

Modern technology mixed with a luxurious service and a touch of delicate attention that will make you want to come back enjoy more of it. The clean lines of dark woods contrast with the richness and the finesse of different textiles with bold colours and subtle reflections, to create an intimate and warm and intimate decor. Ubuki residence is situated in Kimihurura right next to the parliament but also 5 minutes from the convention center and 15 minutes from the airport.

2. Hotels outside Kigali (for details click on the + sign)

Bisate Lodge is located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone – the word Bisate means ‘pieces’ in Kinyarwanda, describing how the cone was once whole but worn away by natural erosion. The area has dramatic views of the peaks of the volcanoes Bisoke, Karisimbi and Mikeno rearing up through the Afro-alpine forests of nearby Volcanoes National Park. Six sumptuous en-suite rooms maximise comfort, warmth and views while retaining environmental principles and reflecting the culture of surrounding rural Rwanda

The magnificent Virunga Lodge is the premier luxury gorilla lodge of Rwanda and one of Africa’s finest and most renowned lodges. The lodge is perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east. It offers the finest views in Africa, uniquely decorated rooms in the Rwandese style, fantastic food and exceptional and personalised service by our carefully trained staff. It is the first accommodation choice for the luxury traveller tracking the endangered mountain gorilla.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is located in Musanze district close to the Parc National des Volcano Park headquarters excellently located for gorilla safaris in Rwanda as it quite near the Kinigi head offices. Sabyinyo lodge is situated at the foothill of the Virunga ranges comprising of a wonderful view of the Volcanoes rolling hills and the surrounding countryside. The lodge comprises of 8 cottages all having a stunning view of the Virunga Volcanoes, and are well spaced offering good privacy. The cottages are spacious comprising of a sitting room area with a fireplace, bedroom, dressing room, 24 hours electricity and a large bathroom with bath and shower with hot and cold running water.

Alongside ancient rainforest, within the lush green expanse of a working tea plantation, Nyungwe house offers an exciting window to Africa’s fascinating wildlife and culture.

The Amakoro Songa Kinigi Lodge is a natural extension of Songa Africa – The Tourism Company. The exclusive luxury nature lodge is located in Kinigi in the Northern Province of Rwanda and it will be the most sustainable luxury nature resort in the East African region, constructed with the latest energy efficient technology and operated in the most sustainable manner with a focus on the conservation of nature and surrounding communities.

Our Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel in Musanze (Ruhengeri) located on the road going to Kinigi is the perfect starting point to go for different activities that the Volcanoes National Park is offering but also gives you lot of opportunities to rest and to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of our lodge.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is located in Musanze district northern Rwanda neighbouring Volcanoes National Park. The lodge is located on the foothills of the Mount Sabyinyo, a volcanic mountain that makes up the Virunga ranges. The lodge is about 15 minutes from the main entrance to Rwanda’s Park National des Volcano. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an eco-lodge with 30 spacious cottages. The cottages are made of stone and thatch. All cottages come with a living area with a fireplace, en-suite facilities and a private veranda.

Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is located strategically near the Volcanoes National Park which is home to the rare species of mountain gorillas. This property is situated 2 hours and a half from Kigali International Airport and only 10 minutes’ drive from the park headquarters. We offer mid-range accommodation for gorilla trekkers. The proximity to the Park headquarters is very much convenient for trekkers, whereas its location offers full breath taking views of Mountain Sabyinyo and the rest of the Virunga chain of mountains.

Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge is found in Volcanoes National Park about 20 minutes from the park headquarters, a great Safari Lodge with Luxury accommodation facilities for tourists, holidaymakers and honeymooners visiting Volcanoes National Park, the northern side of Rwanda.

A Boutique Hotel in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park with a scenic location 5 minutes from park headquarters, Villa Gorilla makes the ideal base for your gorilla tracking and explorations of the Virunga Volcanoes. The lodge has 4 comfortable en suite bedrooms in Villa3 superb en suite garden bungalows superb dining and excellent service.

Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is idyllically situated on top of one of the hills of Nyungwe forest area; the largest single forest block in East Africa and the biggest water reservoir for Rwanda.

Moriah Hill Resort provides an ideal environment for you that is homely, inviting and resourceful providing you will all information you need while in Karongi, indeed home away from home. The Moriah Hill Resort epitomises gracious living that reflects the modern beach resort elegance, offering great value for your money. Located in West on the shores of Lake Kivu, the resort is located at 200 KM from Kigali and at only 1 km from Karongi town. For those who take their comfort, security and luxury seriously, Moriah Hill Resort is the right place for you.

Gisakura Guest House welcomes you in a warm and friendly setting for the breakfast, the lunch and the dinner and sometimes a quick takeaway lunch when you are still visiting Nyungwe National Park Gisakura Guest House is located in 2 km outside the Nyungwe National Park close to the Gisakura Tea Estate precisely on the road from Park to Rusizi former Cyangugu.

The General Council of the Presbyterian Church in Rwanda decided to create the Bethany Investment Group Limited in November 2011. The company combines the four guest houses (Isano, Kiyovu, Amizero, Gisenyi) and Bethany hotel, these have existed for more than fifteen years. Its head office is located in Kiyovu, Kigali city The premises are still owned by the Presbyterian Church in Rwanda but the guest houses and hotel are now run and managed by Bethany Investment Group Limited, a registered company in Rwanda so that the EPR can concentrate on church work.

Green hills that spread endlessly across the land, red roof tops, and blue sky paint a background to a small bus packed tightly with the smiles of the local people. Dusk falls around Lake Kivu and the fishermen light their torches and sing as they row their boats out on the lake to meet the setting sun. Rwanda Rwiza. This means “Beautiful Rwanda” in the native Kinyarwanda language. We want to make a place that fits this definition perfectly so everyone can discover the true beauty of Rwanda. But, this enchanting beauty is so much more than just the physical aspect. It must be felt, and it must be experienced.

This small private luxury tented camp ( Ruzizi Tented Lodge) has 7 en-suite tents patched on the forest shores of Lake Ihema each well protected by large palms and trees. These tents were placed on either side of the grass-thatched main structure that houses the reception area, the lounge, dining area and bar. There are walk-ways with wooden boards that connect each of the tents to the reception area. Powered using solar energy the camp has electricity and hot running water.

The beautiful Akagera Game lodge is not a seasonal accommodation facility; it opens all year round and offers a total of 64 rooms. At the moment, this is the only accommodation facility inside the Akagera National Park boundaries. It is less of a traditional safari-lodge but more of a hotel. The Lodge is located on the shores of Lake Ihema hence offering beautiful views the Lake. It has a large and very clean swimming pool that is hovering at the rim of the wide savanna. It also offers a splendid relaxed atmosphere that is ideal for a quite gateway, a conference, as well as an uninterrupted wildlife encounter.

Situated in Akagera National Park, the seasonal Karenge Bush camp is also set up two times in the year and removed out, and leaving no trace of its being. Just between this campsite and the lodge is a Karenge and it aims to leave a light footprint on the earth, echoed in the name Karenge that means little foot.

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is in an ideal location just outside the small town of Gisenyi, on the shores of Lake Kivu, 160 kilometres from Kigali (20 minute’s flight from Kigali International Airport) and just minutes from the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the city of Goma.

We provide ecological accommodations and a unique tourism experience while respecting Rwanda’s traditions and benefiting the local community.

Emeraude Kivu Resort is located in the town of Kamembe facing the quiet and beautiful Lake Kivu. The Resort is a high standing hotel designed to provide guests with luxurious and comfortable surroundings at reasonable rates while vacationing in the region of Cyangugu. In the current phase, the Resort is formed by 8 nicely decorated bedrooms, a campsite of 2 luxurious units and a building for general services including a bar.