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Hotel Paradis Malahide

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B.P. 535 Rubona, Gisenyi, Rwanda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it here! You can't beat the setting right on Lake Kivu. All meals are served on the water - be prepared to wait a bit for food buts its delicious and so worth it. Self contained bandas are comfortable and clean and the staff is super friendly and helpful.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradis Malahide is really a small paradis situated on the shore of Lake Kivu. The rooms are charming and the terrace with view on Lake Kivu is amazing. We loved sitting there and watching the fisherman going out in the evening and coming back in the morning. The restaurant serves excellent food and the service is very attentive. We had... More 

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USA UK KENYA UGANDA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming to Gisenyi from Kibuye where we had a lovely experience so I was skeptical as to whether Gisenyi could really compare but Hotel Paradis converted me! Our room was stunningly beautiful, the restaurant was wonderful and the staff was very accommodating. We never actually left the property - just took 24 hours of complete relaxation. Our room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paradis Malahide is situated in one of the most beautiful locations I've ever had the pleasure to visit. Right on Lake Kivu, the rooms open up to brilliant bougainvillea and bird calls, and it's not unusual to hear members the church across the lake singing during their services, which creates the most beautiful background music. The staff are attentive and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights after lots of trekking in the national park so it was a welcome rest! The staff went above and beyond to make us happy. Breakfast was beautifully done and the coffee excellent! WiFi was only in the reception area and not in the rooms but that was better than nothing. The room was nice and spacious... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We came here on recommendation of a friend who stayed here a few years back and thought it was truly paradise on earth, however we were honestly a little disappointed with our experience. Visually, the setting is stunning - the views over Lake Kivu are unrivalled, particularly at dusk, when the fishing boats set off. However, the resort itself could... More 

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and I visited our son in Rwanda, and one of the places he took us was for lunch on the patio of Paradis Malahide. We sat in the shade on the shore of Lake Kivu. Beautiful views. Great fresh grilled talapia. Great value.

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Nome, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I spent one week here, and it truly was a paradise. Not only was the location beautiful, the staff went out of their way to ensure I was happy and comfortable. The hotel had a warm family feeling, the food was consistently excellent and the grounds were immaculately kept. I will highly recommend it to anyone going to Rwanda.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We spent a week at Paradis and still remember it so fondly. Amazing staff, beautiful surroundings, fantastic accommodation, good value for money and one of our favorite places around the world. We can't recommend it highly enough. We traveled here in 2008.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great hotel with great location and stunning views The rooms are neat and clean The staff is very friendly, We had long periods whit no power. The kitchen is good and can cook without power,but they are not fast

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