Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
Lake Kivu / Gisenyi, Rwanda
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LAKE KIVU SERENA HOTEL - LAKE KIVU / GISENYI, RWANDA
Serenely sited on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu, the sixth largest lake in Africa, and surrounded by extensive tropical gardens, the tastefully open-plan Lake Kivu Serena Hotel offers the ideal week-end escape.
Within several hours drive of both the Rwandan capital and the glorious Volcanoes National Park (home of the world famous mountain gorillas), it overlooks its own private beach and offers; 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family accommodation, a panoramic restaurant, indoor and beachside bars, a luxury swimming pool, and the ‘Maisha' Health Centre (offering an extensive range of health and beauty regimes, boating, swimming, volley ball, tennis, fishing, hiking and trekking). The hotel also boasts a world-class fully-integrated Conference Centre.
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All our rooms are presented in typically pan-African style with balconies and extensive views of the lake.
Six suites offer a king-sized bed, luxury bathroom with both tub and shower, furnished balcony, integrated work space, private sitting room (with guest washroom) and furnished veranda with lake views.
66 Standard Rooms offer one queen-sized double bed or two queen-sized double beds and a luxury bathroom. One of our Standard Rooms also offers access for the physically challenged.
Activities includes gorilla trekking, visit the Akagera, Nyungwe Forest National Parks and Lake Kivu. Exploring Kigali which is home to a number of good restaurants. The National Museum and the Kigali Memorial Centre are worth visiting.
The hotel's main restaurant, The Kiyaga Restaurant, looks out over the swimming pool towards the palm trees and white sandy beach of the lake. Offering an extensive buffet breakfast, and both buffet and a la carte lunch and dinner choices, Kiyaga features Rwandese, African and international cuisine, and showcases a number of colourful theme nights. The hotel is also famous for its monthly beach parties, which feature a lakeside buffet, a beach bonfire and live music.
A wide selection of snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at our Ziwani Café, which is located below the pool overlooking the white sandy beach of the lake. Ziwani is also the venue for our beach BBQs, poolside BBQs and evening sundowners, all of which feature live local music and traditional Intore dancers
We offer a 24-hour room service, which features an extensive menu offering everything from the classic club sandwich to a delicately-spiced curry. We are also delighted to serve a private lunch or dinner in your room or suite; or to provide cocktails and canapés on your private terrace.
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