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Hotel Des Mille Collines by Kempinski

Avenue de L'Armee, Kigali 1322, Rwanda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Stayed there two nigths for work in late October. Efficient check-in and check-out that is less than five minutes each: at check out produced on demand bills in US$ (paid in euros) for room and food separately (easier for expense claim).One can easily move from floor to floor using a staircase instead of the elevators. Room was reasonably sized, air... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I stayed in very spacy suite on the 3th floor for a longer period of time in Kigali and we enjoyed very much. Suite was clean ,in good condition ,with 2 flat tv screens and 2 balconies...very comfortable. On the top floor is a great breakfast terras with birth taking view. In general the staff of the... More 

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College Station, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Good hotel choice. Recent renovations have created very comfortable public spaces. Room are basic but comfortable. Food in the restaurant on the top floor is excellent. Food at the bar by the pool, very basic and nothing special. Always good live music that stops at 9pm. Walking distance to shopping and banks in downtown Kigali.

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johannesburg
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

My first trip to Kigali with just reviews on Trip Advisor to go on. Again not disappointed in the quality of reviews by fellow travelers, thus choice of hotel easy and spot on. Could not find reviews about visa but perhaps good to mention that there is an online facility : https://www.migration.gov.rw/Visa. Flying in on Kenya Airways (by the way... More 

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Nairobi
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8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

It is a good hotel and probably thats it. Not much to complain. Good location, neat and tidy. No great facilties. The rooms are also not very spacious but not too congested as well. Restricted perhaps. Since nothing much to do was trying to find a worthwhile channel to watch alas.........

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New York City, New York
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50 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights not consecutive. I can say that the rooms are very nice as is the hotel staff. Free wifi. Breakfast buffet included. Ok as that is. The restaurant is fine. Listen it's Rwanda. Can't really complain.

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Denmark
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We chose this hotel because of its history but we found the service and the overall standard of the hotel to worth the money. We stayed the two times during our round trip in Rwanda and both times we found the rooms to be clean (though not too big) and the staff in the reception to be friendly and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I spent five days at the Hotel des Milles Collines during a recent business trip in Rwanda. The hotel was spotlessly clean (as is the entire city of Kigali) and offered all the basic services, including WiFi. The only meal that I had at the hotel was breakfast...an ample and diverse spread set in a room with a view overlooking... More 

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Melbourne
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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This is a perfectly acceptable hotel for basing yourself while in Kigali. Rooms are clean and fine, the air conditioner is curiously noisy. Our airport pick up didn't turn up - later we were informed by locals that the hotel is notorious for this. Reception staff are very presentable and friendly. Pool and bar area nice to chill out. Curiously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

From arriving to leaving this hotel you are treated as a king - exceptional service, the best I've ever experienced. The poolside is a great venue all day - a bit more lively in the evening. Food's ok and rooms are clean.

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