Hotel Mille Collines
Hotel des Mille Collines is inspired by Rwanda’s unforgettable geographical terrain. The hotel derives its name from its motherland known as the “land of a thousand hills.” It began in 1973 as the premier grand hotel of the country. It became a shelter to, a light of hope in the darkness for a terrified crowd. This was a crowd of up to 2,000 people who seek refuge in 1994 during the Genocide against the Tutsi. Hôtel des Mille Collines is the most famous hotel in Rwanda.
This 4-star Rwanda hotel is in the central business district. Hotel Mille Collines allows you to enjoy the breathtaking views over the hills of Kigali. This is while indulging in culinary delights from casual to fine dining. There is international cuisine to local signature dishes!
The hotel has also for long been known to promote local artists as well as the Rwandan Culture and produce. This is evident through the display of local art around hotel Mille Collines. They are not only for beautification but generates income for the local artists as the art. There is a ‘Cultural Night’ every Friday, dedicated to give its guests a taste of the Rwandan culture. This is through live performances of song and dance; and the hotel uses 90% of local produce!
This luxury 4 star hotel was the first grand hotel in Kigali Rwanda. It has been globally receiving a lot of attention since the movie 'Hotel Rwanda' in 2004. At this luxury Kigali hotel, you can indulge yourself in different culinary experiences. They range from casual, fine dining and international cuisine to local signature dishes. They are often accompanied by enticing live music entertainment.
Location of Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski
Hotel des Mille Collines is in the heart of the central business district. The 4 star hotel in Kigali is 20-minutes’ drive from Kigali International Airport. Hotel Des Milles Collines by Kempinski offers the best panoramic views in town. It is famous for being "the place to be" when on Rwanda holiday. It is also a good place to explore Rwanda when on Rwanda safari tour or gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda.
Rooms and Suites at the Luxury 4 star Hotel in Kigali
At this luxury 4 star hotel your quest for the best hotel in Kigali is completed. From here you can visit the most historic hotel in Rwanda. You can also immerse yourself in exceptional comfort after work or for leisure. This is while you stay at one of the 112 tastefully furnished rooms and luxurious suites. The rooms come with a mix of traditional and contemporary handicrafts and art. You will find facets of brown blended with warm tones of cream, yellow and red.
This is where your unforgettable stay at Hotel des Mille Collines starts. This room at the luxury 4 star hotel in Kigali is full of history. Simply put, this room at the Kigali hotel offers the most beautiful views. You can look over the green hills of Kigali combined with an outstanding service.
Classic Room Garden View
The Classic Garden Rooms overlook the garden and the pool. These rooms at Hotel des Mille Collines will take away your stress. Here you can enjoy the evening on your private balcony.
Classic Room City View
These rooms allow you to see the city of Kigali. You can sleep and awake while you are relaxing in your room or on your private balcony. The rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is the perfect place to slow down after a long day.
Classic Room Panorama View
This is a cozy room that ensures you a relaxing and comfortable stay. The room has a breathtaking 180° panoramic view by day and night. This is view can be enjoyed from your own private balcony. This will make your stay unforgettable and even more enjoyable.
Classic Room Features
- In-room coffee/tea facilities
- Flat-screen TV
- Working Desk
- The classic rooms measure 23 m² (248 ft²) - 27 m² (291 ft²)
Looking for the most comfortable way to stay in Kigali? Then you've just found the place to be. Enjoy waking up while overlooking the fascinating views of Kigali. The Classic Suites at Hôtel des Mille Collines offer luxury accommodation. Here you are assured of a relaxing stay while gazing at the sparkling skyline at night.
Classic Junior Suite
This spacious room is for those celebrating a special event. It is also ideals if you just want to relax in comfort and style. The Classic Junior Suites at Hotel des Mille Collines will fulfill your every desire. The room measures 47 m² (506 ft²) and is the largest in this hotel.
Classic Superior Suite
This is the top level of comfort within Hôtel des Mille Collines by Kempinski. This suite offers everything you need for a successful and enjoyable stay. Superior suite has extra facilities compared to Junior suite. These include lounge area, powder room and a dining room. The suite is quite spacious measuring 75 m² (807 ft²).
Classic Suite Features
- In-room coffee/tea facilities
- Flat-screen TV
- Working Desk
- Separate Living Room and Bedroom
- Espresso machine
Restaurants and bar facilities at Hotel des Mille Collines
Indulge in culinary experiences that vary from European fine cuisine. This comes with the best panoramic view of Kigali at Le Panorama to local delicacies at the Pool Bar. Do not forget to try our savory Weekend Brunch or our signature brochettes. Hôtel Des Mille Collines boasts a quality dining experience for any occasion at any given time of day. Be sure to find the finest drinks, cigars and Blues & Jazz sounds in our swanky Legacy Lounge & Wine Bar.
All-day dinning overlooking the lush green gardens in the heart of Kigali. It is next to the courtyard and garden, it’s the perfect environment to start the day. Every morning, this place is fused with an enchanting mix of aromas. They come from the fragrance of variety of fresh breads and savory patisseries. This is to hearty cold cuts and cheese selections to fresh fruits and everything between. La Terrace also houses Sunday brunch from 11AM - 4PM accompanied with live music.
This is Kigali’s true signature dining experience. It is on 4th floor, Le Panorama extends the ideal ambiance for a romantic dinner. This can be for two or a group outing with a special gourmet menu. It is accompanied with breathtaking views of rolling hills. You will also enjoy the twinkling lights of Kigali.
This is the Premier lounge bar at Hotel des Mille Collines. A contemporary design combining both elegance and comfort for our esteemed guests! A cozy space to meet that business partner, catch up with a friend or relax over a glass of wine/champagne.
This is the Soul of "Mille Collines". It is ideal for drinks and snacks accompanied by the resident live band
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express