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    Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

    P.O. Box 7469, Gisenyi 00100, Rwanda
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good46%
    • Average10%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible1%
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    “private beach” (23 reviews)
    “pool side” (10 reviews)
    “lake kivu” (73 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    We were welcomed at this wonderful setting and hotel. The rooms were clean and great. The internet was fast and available in the rooms. The breakfast was outstanding and we enjoyed the buffet lunch. Would certainly recommend this hotel.More

    Thank Gaby L
    Response from DuncanLewa, General Manager at Lake Kivu Serena HotelResponded 13 October 2017

    Dear Gaby, We are delighted that you found the hotel quite functional and enjoyable. Thank you so much for taking your time to review us and indeed it was an honor hosting you. Your full satisfaction and finding value to our facilities and amenities is...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    This was one of my most relaxing getaway in Rwanda. We enjoyed the serene views of lake kivu, the staff were very professional and the food, especially dinner had quite a variety to pick from. The only unfortunate thing is that the facility is in...More

    1  Thank Muna S
    Response from DuncanLewa, General Manager at Lake Kivu Serena HotelResponded 13 October 2017

    Dear Muna, I take this time to sincerely thank you for having been our guest and also for taking your time to review us. We are glad that you were happy with not only our facility and location but also food variety and service staff....More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Gisenyi on Lake Kivu is a popular leisure destination, and busy at weekends with local families and expats from Kigali. I enjoyed a 2 night stay here at Lake Kivu Serena, Gisenyi’s best hotel. It’s right on the beach (has its own well-manged private beach...More

    Thank CharlieBeau
    Response from DuncanLewa, General Manager at Lake Kivu Serena HotelResponded 13 October 2017

    Dear Charlie, It is heartwarming to read through your review and indeed we are all delighted. Thank you so much for reviewing us and sharing your feedback on your experiences while in Lake Kivu Serena Hotel. We are glad that you had a wonderful stay...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    Serenely located on white sandy shores of the Lake Kivu, surrounded by tropical gardens, it is a nice hotel 4 hours drive from Kigali. It is very close to DR Congo border and could be a nice stop if you are going to Gorilla or...More

    Thank ayse583
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Right on the banks of Lake Kivu, Serena Hotel is one of the best in the area. As expected of Serena Hotels, the service is very nice, good rooms and nice food. Entertainment in the evening was very good, enjoyed the cultural dances.

    Thank SafariWanderlust00
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • USD 178 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 72
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    • Western Province >
    • Gisenyi
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    Shauntrell J
    22 July 2017|
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    Response from DougS51 | Reviewed this property |
    The prior answer from yesterday is exactly what I would say. Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is a long distance from the gorilla trek. We did it but we already had our landrover and our driver/guide who was with us on the whole 2... More
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    "Ask for a quiet room away from the pool and restaurant, and you shall receive it."
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    "All had good views."
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    "Rooms looking to the garden and the pool are beautiful"
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    "Try for a room with a view of the lake if you can afford it. The back rooms are noisy as there is a road..."
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