Placidly positioned on the Lake Kivu shores the notably the 6th on the African continent surrounded by magical tropical gardens with endless views, Lake Kivu Serena Hotel offers a magical resort stay for upmarket Rwanda safari undertakers.

Serene Hotel Lake Kivu is 160km about 5 hours’ drive from the country’s capital Kigali, 110km about 2 hours’ drive from Volcanoes National Park and 294km about 7 – 8 hours’ drive from Nyungwe Forest National Park which makes it a perfect resting point between gorillas and Chimpanzee in Rwanda.

Serena Hotel Lake Kivu overlooks a privately owned beach features 66 plush rooms along with executive suites and accommodation for families. The Hotel features a panoramic restaurant, a luxury swimming pool, indoor and beachside bars,  the ‘Maisha’ Health Centre presenting a range of options like  boating, volley ball, swimming, tennis, fishing, trekking and hiking. Lake Kivu Serena Hotel features a world class Conference center.

Serena Hotel Lake Kivu Facilities

  • The Kiyaga Restaurant
  • A selection of rooms and suites featuring Air Conditioning, Wi-Fi, satellite TV and voice-mail
  • The Lake View Bar and Terrace
  • The Maisha Health Club
  • The Ziwani beach café and bar
  • Swimming pool, gardens and pool deck
  • conference and social events centre
  • Business Centre, travel desk, taxi and limousine service
  • Gift Shop, travel requisites kiosk and news-stand


Rooms at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel feature a pan African setting fixed with balconies and expanse views of Lake Kivu. The rooms feature the following amenities;

  • Telephone
  • 24-hour room service
  • private safe
  • porter/concierge
  • in-room satellite TV
  • tea and coffee-making facilities
  • hair driers

Though the hotel gazettes the rooms as non-smoking, the provision for smoking rooms can be arranged if notified earlier in advance

Accommodation at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is offered in these rooms categories;

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Luxury Suite

The 6 six suites at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel extend to 40km2 presenting a king sized room, lush bathroom equipped with a bath tub along with a shower, work place, furnished balcony, exclusive seating room and a furnished veranda offering the views of Lake Kivu. The Luxury suites feature a mini bar.

Superior Rooms

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel has 66 standard rooms which extend to 25m presenting one queen sized double bed or 2 double beds, lush bathroom and friendly accessibility to the disabled.