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Lake View Apartments and Hotel

Av. Corniche #04 | near Grande Barriere, Gisenyi 250, Rwanda
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Gisenyi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I spent one night here in November with a group. From the outside this looks very nice - modern with modern amenities. Upon further inspection, it's as if they were given nice materials but had no idea how to install them. There was no shower curtain (not unusual in Rwanda) but the floor sloped to the door rather than the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

These guys are amazing. I stayed here with my family and the service was phenomenal. The place is clean, the Manager (Ken) gave us his staff to show us around town - twice!!, they cleaned our car every morning, they were all very courteous, gave us very useful information. We are definitely going back.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

Literally a handful of metres away from the 'Grande Barriere' border with DRC and with superb views over Lake Kivu and the surrounding hills, Lake View offers a superb location from which to sit and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. The rooms are reasonably furnished with quirky bathrooms and there are comfortable communal areas with TVs and seating. The staff are... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

this is a great place, wonderful service, perfect breakfast.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

Last week I take a very pleasant stay at this hotel. Lake view apartment and hotel is a luxury apart'hotel like those ones we meet in europe and usa. it's a best choice for family and groups who would apreciate very well the apartment option accomodation, also its a best option for businessman and woman in transit to goma because... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

This is a place that has really nice views to Lake Kivu. Unfortunately, the apartments are not prepared to have a peaceful stay: you can hear everything from the other rooms. There are 3 rooms per apartment. Lakeview hasn't got a kitchen for their staff, so they use your kitchen, not only for their own food, but also for the... More 

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