Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Virunga Volcanoes, Rwanda

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is located on the edge of Africa's 6th largest lake, Kivu, from where it enjoys a view of the Lake and, in the distance, the Virunga Mountains.

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is situated on a sandy beach on the edge of Lake Kivu, in the Rwandan town of Gisenyi. It enjoys fabulous views of both the Virunga Volcanoes and the lake.

Part of the upmarket Serena chain of hotels, Lake Kivu Serena offers a wealth of facilities, including gym, outdoor swimming pool and two tennis courts.


Lake Kivu Serena Hotel offers 66 air-conditioned en-suite rooms, including 6 suites, 23 family rooms and one room especially equipped for disabled guests. All rooms feature satellite TV, room safe and telephone.


The restaurant offers marvellous views of the lake. Meals are typically served buffet style. The Lake View Bar & Terrace serves light meals and drinks.


- Swimming pool
- Dining room
- Bar
- Gym
- Tennis court
- Conference room


- Gorilla Tracking
- Mountain Trekking
- Hot springs
- Braliwa Breweru Tour
- Chimp and Gorilla sanctuary
- Boat trips to Lake Kivu

Child Policy

There are no age restrictions at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel. A baby sitting service is available.