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Okapi Hotel

About Okapi Hotel:
Make your stay in Rwanda memorable by choosing the African charm of our hotel. Okapi is an elegant and luxurious hotel located in Kigali’s Central Business Centre-The Capital City of Rwanda. Okapi Hotel is a favorite of both tourists and business travelers. Okapi Hotel offers guests a corner of the city they can call their own.

The construction of Okapi Hotel began in 1994 after the Rwanda Genocide and was finished the following year on 10th December 1998. The grand opening to the general public was on 1st January 1999 and it was premiered as a three star hotel.

The Okapi hotel owner, Mr. Jean Marie Vianey Rumanyika was invited to New York in the year 2000 for the Quality Summit Convention and he received a Gold Award on 15th July, 2000 during the summit. The BID International meeting was attended by business people from 88 countries.

In the year 2005, he was once again nominated for the same Gold Award but due to unavoidable circumstances he was not able to receive the great award in person. The awards are a constant reminder of “quality you can trust”-at Okapi.


We have trained and emphasized to our staff that we shall welcome you as a guest and bid fond farewell to you as a friend. Our members of staff are warm and trained in some of the best hospitality institutions within and around the country. Always ready to help, you shall definitely enjoy their warm reception.

Rooms, Suites and Apartments:  
Each of the 37 rooms its own unique charm, combining unique African art furnishings and luxuriously appointed beds and linens. Each room has a private bath and a balcony with relaxing chairs. The windows and balconies of the Okapi hotel reveal magnificent views of the Rwanda Hills and its breathtaking scenery. The view will take your breath away. We are also environmental conscious and we use energy saving lamps in all rooms.

Located on the fourth floor, these rooms are furnished with a carved antique king-sized bed, decorative dressing table, writing desk, complimentary WIFI, TV, a fully equipped kitchen that includes a microwave and gas/electric cooker; telephone and private full bath. It is a lovely place to sit and watch the sunset, far above the rush of the city.

These rooms are furnished with a carved queen-sized bed, writing desk, complimentary WIFI, TV, mini-refrigerator, telephone, and private full bath. It has a sleek, modern feel, with calming colors and beautiful drapings surrounding the windows. At night, the view reveals Kigali in lights. In the mornings, you can watch the sunrise. 

Mini Suite:
These rooms are furnished with a double bed, writing desk, complimentary WIFI, TV, mini-refrigerator, telephone, and private full bath. The calming colours of the room will soothe you, as you enjoy your tranquil surroundings.

Bar and Restaurant:  
Our restaurant offers a cozy and luxurious atmosphere for small receptions and social or family gatherings for up to sixty people.

The meals at our hotel are prepared with just the right touch paired with the freshest local ingredients. We use organic fruits and vegetables freshly harvested from local farmers of good repute. Guests on the go, who need to start their day earlier than our breakfast times, always have a choice of cereals, yogurt and seasonal fruit.

Continental Breakfast:
Breakfast begins with gourmet coffee. Fresh squeezed orange juice, homemade granola, cereals, yogurt, fruit, and fresh pastries from the local bakery round out the meal. Enjoy fun and lively conversations at the breakfast table about the city and the hot topics of the day.

We have a wide range of draft and bottled beverages, including an extensive wine & champagne list. Relax in a chilled, hassle free atmosphere where everyone mixes comfortably being entertained by our big screen music video or movie sports system and serves by our friendly bar staff.

Lunch & Dinner:
We offer distinctive cuisine in an informal friendly setting. Our restaurant enjoys a reputation for impeccable service, elegant Oriental Style décor, and exciting blend of Asian, Chinese, Western and European food and ambiance.

We are also offering outdoor and indoor catering. We cater for most occasions like weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, seminars and conferences.

Meetings and Events:  
Okapi Hotel is a perfect setting for small business or social events, and offers a wonderful alternative to a hotel setting. The location is ideal. Our conference room can accommodate meetings for up to fourty people in a comfortable environment.

Services and Facilities  
Complimentary Wi-Fi accessible in all bedrooms and common areas.

Pick & drop From Airport
Once the date and time has been set, our staff will wait for you at the airport. You do not need to be anxious about how you will find your way to the hotel.

Satellite Television
All rooms have Tvs that will allow you to catch up on international news and other favorite programs.
For sports fun, no need to wish you were back home as you can enjoy matches from the comfort of your room.

Housekeeping is done twice daily. In the morning and in the evening. If you do now wish to be disturbed, there are door signs that you can hang and the keeper will refresh your room later.

You do not need to worry about wearing creased or stale clothes. We have a fully functional laundry unit that will take care of your clothing items.

We can take care of your mailing and shipping using Fedex, DHL or other private carriers of your choice.

Travel & Tourism Services:
We have a list of reputable tour operators who we can recommend to take you up the hills to visit the famous mountain gorillas. We, however, make it our business to ensure that the tour guides guarantee you quality service so that you receive a run for your money. Trips within the city can be organized by our in house staff and they can take you to some interesting sites. 

Contact us:
Okapi Hotel
P.O. BOX 1775

Tel: +250 (0) 252 571 667
Fax: +250 (0) 252 574 413
Mob: +250 (0) 788 359 877

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