The Kigali Serena Hotel offers high-end accommodation in a convenient location just 10km from Kigali Airport. With a prominent position on an elegant boulevard close to the centre of the city, Kigali Serena has a sophisticated ambiance and contemporary African styling including attractive Rwandese art and sculpture.

At the centre of the property is an impressive atrium with a polished granite decor and from here the Executive Lounge and Bar lead out to a spacious sundeck which looks over the swimming pool and pretty tropical gardens. There is a choice of dining options and a Health Club with varied activities and a lovely spa offering a range of beauty treatments.

With luxurious rooms and suites and great facilities, Kigali Serena is the perfect choice for a city stopover at the start or end of any visit to Rwanda.


Kigali Serena Hotel has 148 luxury rooms and suites all with contemporary furnishings and en suite facilities. All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite television, WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, private safe, telephone, hairdryer and 24 hour Room Service.

Room upgrade options include Superior rooms, Deluxe rooms (with walk-in shower) and a range of larger Suites.


A swimming pool set in tropical gardens is a key feature of the Kigali Serena Hotel. For active guests the Health Centre provides a contemporary fitness centre with an aerobics studio. There is also a steam room, sauna, male and female spa with plunge pool and a salon with a variety of massage and beauty treatments.

The main lounge area features a pianist in the evenings making this a lovely area to sit and enjoy an after-dinner drink.

There are two dining options at the hotel and something to suit all tastes with its mix of international and Rwandese dishes. The Milima Restaurant is one of Kigali’s most popular dining venues and it has a great quality buffet breakfast, buffet lunch (Mon to Fri) and table d’hote and a la carte dinner. The vibrant Sokoni Cafe / Bar is open all day for snacks and beverages. It is a lively meeting place with live music and entertainment and it attracts guests to relax and enjoy cocktails by the poolside.


The hotel has its own concierge service through which various local excursions can be organised.

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