Heaven Boutique Hotel

Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, KN 29 Street, Kiyovu, Kigali, Nyarugenge District, Kigali City, Rwanda – Show more hotels in Kigali City


Heaven Boutique Hotel has been opened since 2008, by the owners Alissa & Josh Ruxin, and has seen over 2,500 Rwandans trained and acquire skills in hospitality management. The Heaven consists of 28 rooms in separate properties on a peaceful, residential street step from downtown Kigali. The Boutique hotel features local Rwandan décor, warm hospitality, tasty meals at the restaurants with access to a solar-heated salt water swimming pool and an outdoor yoga deck and fitness center.

Heaven Boutique Hotel is a 4-star property, accessible by road from Kigali International Airport a 21 mins drive (6.5 mi), known for its international cuisine with local & African flavors, with 2 restaurants on the property namely; Heaven Restaurant, which was custom built in 2008 as the 1st hospitality training restaurant in Kigali. It has an open-air terrace with expansive views of Kigali City, here innovation of modern African cuisine and excellent service is nurtured. 

The restaurant is a cultural venue featuring an onsite art gallery, traditional banana wine making experience, children’s playground, and Made in Rwanda retail boutique. Heaven has trained over 3,000 Rwandans in hospitality, customer service and culinary skills since opening, and keeps evolving its culinary approach with one thing in mind, modern African cuisine with local Rwandan ingredients. As such the Heaven works closely with local farmers and cultivate several organic gardens.

The Heaven offers on site mixology classes which features a traditional banana wine making experience. The Fusion Restaurant was opened in 2018, as a fine ding restaurant merging culinary traditions from around the world with Rwandan ingredients. Fusion, is located at The Retreat and blends international cuisine with local flavors. It sits beside the glorious saltwater pool, rock gardens and native plantings. The Fusion is the most elegant spot in Kigali for first-class hospitality experience. The multiple open-air venues across the properties are perfect for hosting cocktail making demos, the traditional banana wine workshop, cooking classes, private events such as the Urban Bush dinner, private weddings, daytime conferences and intimate honeymooner dinners.

The Highlights of this Hotel

  • Cocktail making demos
  • The traditional banana wine making workshop
  • Cooking Classes
  • Cultural venue within the Hotel

Accommodation Options: 

All the Residence Rooms feature a solar heated, salt water swimming pool, yoga deck and the 2 bedrooms share a common living room and balcony:

Resident Superior King: in a 35 sq m room, the Residence King rooms are spacious with king- or twin-size bed and some have balconies.

10 Residence Queen Superior: in a 25 sq m room, a small and cozy and some with balconies.

4 Villa Deluxe King room: is a 30 sq m room, king- or twin-size bed, a contemporary “villa” style house, all with private terraces. The King rooms have spacious balconies facing the front garden. 

8 Villa Queen:  in a 20 sq m room, of contemporary “villa” style house, all rooms have private terraces, rooms are the smallest, coziest and most budget friendly.

Hotel Amenities: 

  • Heaven Restaurant
  • Fusion Restaurant
  • Salt water pool
  • Spa Treatment
  • Take private yoga class, traditional dance or art lesson. 
  • Energize at the state-of-the-art gym.


  • Cocktail Making Classes
  • Local Cooking Classes
  • Neighborhood Walks
  • Banana Beer Making Workshops
  • Experience Kigali on Full day or ½ Day Tour
  • Onsite Custom Tailoring & made in Rwanda products


  • Visit Kigali City Center
  • Guided nature walks 
  • Guided biking tours
  • Golfing
  • Private tennis lessons with a Pro at the local tennis club

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Babysitting Service
  • Bar
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry Service
  • Spa
  • Swiming Pool