Hotel des Mille Collines

Location: Kigali | Rwanda

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Inaugurated in 1973 as the first grand hotel of the country, Hôtel des Mille Collines by Kempinski is surely the most famous hotel in Rwanda. Enjoy the location in the central business district and the breathtaking views over the hills of Kigali. Indulge yourself in culinary experiences from casual to fine dining, from international to local signature dishes, accompanied by enticing live music entertainment.
Perfect forThe discerning traveller, looking for a stylish overnight stay.
In the knowThe hotel has a signature dish that is well worth a try. The brochettes barbequed by the chefs are a perfect blend of traditional ingredients from the region and a passion for food.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Family-friendly
  • History & Heritage
  • Service & Hospitality

Hotel Overview


Located in the heart of the Rwandan capital city, Kigali

Rooms at Hôtel des Mille Collines

There is a mixture of 112 stylishly furnished rooms and suites, all of which contribute to the relaxed feeling and of course the ultra – personalised service that the hotel has to offer.  The rooms all offer a mixture of traditional and contemporary art and local handicrafts.

Food and facilities

Tantalise ones taste buds with the various European fine cuisine experiences on offer at the hotel.   Dine at the Le Panorama, which offers spectacular views over the city of Kigali or enjoy local delicacies at the Pool Bar, where house bands are known to frequent.  A highlight is the savoury Sunday Brunch and of course, try out the finest drinks, cigars and Blues Jazz at the classy Legacy Lounge & Wine Bar.

Activities at Hôtel des Mille Collines

Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda abounds with unforgettable sceneries that visitors remember forever. Bring your camera with you on this great adventure and make yourself an album of lasting moments. Kigali, the capital city, blessed with a moderate climate year round is also the country’s vibrant commercial centre. Surrounded by lush green, Kigali is particularly beautiful at night as the lights glimmer over the hills. Make sure you visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, a very powerful and moving experience.

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