Kigali Serena Hotel

Serena hotel, KN 7 Avenue, Biryogo, Kigali, Nyarugenge District, Kigali City, Rwanda – Show more hotels in Kigali City


Kigali Serena Hotel is located 23mins (7.5 mi) drive from Kigali International Airport, opened as the 1st 5-star hotel in Kigali in 2004 then, on a charming avenue in the heart of Kigali, Rwanda. The location is secure and just 5 mins walk from the CBD and the most exclusive private retreat for hosting signature and business occasions of all manner. The distinctively rich blend of Rwandan heritage, art and culture with modern 148 luxurious and exclusive rooms and suites, with state of-the-conference centre, a 500-seater auditorium and a spectacular ballroom.

The unique sense of place, landscaped gardens and the exquisite health spa and swimming pool set a serene backdrop for a truly exceptional experience to say the least as you allow the experienced chefs to showcase the authentic delicacies of Rwanda alongside enticing specialties from around the world sourced from locally known farmers and suppliers. Sokoni Restaurant stands in the centre of the extensive tropical gardens and overlooks the pool, renowned for its colorful cocktails, globe-trotting cuisine and vibrant live music and offers all-day café-styled service to suit all tastes.

Milima Restaurant is a most popular dining venue, overlooking the pool and designed with a classic elegant interior in a light-filled atrium overlooking the verdant tropical gardens, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a fine ambience each suitable for business briefing or a more relaxed social or family event. The 24-Hour Service handles room service from classic club sandwich to a delicately spiced curry. You may also indulge in a private lunch or dinner in your room or suite alternatively enjoy cocktails and canapes on your private terrace.

The Highlights of this Hotel:

  • Manicured grounds & gardens
  • Hotel as a private beach front
  • The lake, has the largest local source of fish recorded in Rwanda
  • Opulent rooms in 7 different categories
  • Tennis Court

Accommodation Options: 

148 sophisticated rooms and suites in 7 different categories:

The room amenities include: – Bathrobe, slippers, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, mini bar, coffeemaker, bathroom with tub and shower, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a king size bed or twin beds, complimentary wired and wireless internet, voicemail, Elemis bath amenities, complimentary daily newspaper, work desk and chair, 24-hour room service, air-conditioning and safe.

Standard Room: in authentic African style, elegantly furnished with upscale furnishing, the size of 25-30 sq m. Ideal for business or leisure stay.

Deluxe Room: size of 25-30 sq m, in authentic African style, elegantly furnished and ideal for business or leisure stay.

Superior Room: size of 25-30 sq m in either twin or king sixed beds, and ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and shower including a couch.

Prime Room: vary in size between 25-30sq m in either twin or king-sized beds, and ensuite bathroom with tub and shower.

Junior Suite: in 40 sq m of space, kings size beds, ensuite bathroom with a tub and shower, and an integrated workspace.

Executive Suite:  size of 70 sq m, offers a king pillowtop bed, a separate room for relaxing, ensuite bathroom with bath tub and shower and a couch.

Presidential Suite: size of 300 sq m of living space enclose the master bedroom with a king size-bed, ensuite bathroom with a jacuzzi and impressive space for meeting or entertaining.

All rooms are non-smoking, smoking rooms can be arranged with prior notice.

Hotel Amenities: 

  • Sokoni Restaurant
  • Milima Restaurant
  • Beachside Bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • air-conditioning
  • WI-FI and in-room modem hook-up
  • direct-dial phone
  • voice-mail
  • in-room flat-screen satellite TV
  • mini-bar
  • private safe
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • Hair driers
  • Porter/concierge
  • 24-hour on-call doctor
  • Business Centre
  • ‘Maisha’ Health Spa
  • Airport shuttle
  • Taxi and limousine service.

Activities:  * charged for details enquire at confirmation

  • Maisha Spa* 
  • Natural History Museum *
  • Nyamirambo Women’s Centre*
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial*
  • Inema Art Centre*
  • Swimming pool
  • Health center & Gym
  • Cycling
  • Walking

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Fine Dining
  • Gym
  • Spa