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1 room, 2 adults

Hôtel Des Mille Collines

4-star4 stars
2KN 6th Ave, Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Union Trade Center
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • We spent one night in corona confinement and took one more night of relaxation. Very good…Aug. 15, 2020
  • It was a pleasure to stay at this historic hotel. The staff is excellent as well as the…Feb. 21, 2020

Hôtel Des Mille Collines

from A$189
  • Classic Double Room
  • Classic Room Garden View
  • Classic Room Panaroma View
  • Classic Junior Suite
  • Classic Superior Suite

What’s around Hôtel Des Mille Collines


  • Heart of Kigali
  • Union Trade Center - 8 min walk
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre - 42 min walk
  • Inema Art Center - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Kigali Convention Centre - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Kigali Heights - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Rwanda Development Board - 5.9 mi / 9.4 km
  • Stade Amahoro - 6 mi / 9.6 km

Getting around

  • Kigali (KGL-Kigali Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 112 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Rwanda may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tennis on site
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1973
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 25-inch plasma TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include facials and body treatments.


Panorama Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

La Piscine - This tapas bar serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Hôtel Des Mille Collines’s small print

Also known as

  • Hôtel Mille Collines Kempinski Kigali
  • Mille Collines Kempinski
  • Hôtel Mille Collines Kigali
  • Hôtel Mille Collines
  • Mille Collines Kigali
  • Mille Collines
  • Hôtel Des Mille Collines by Kempinski
  • Hôtel Des Mille Collines Hotel
  • Hôtel Des Mille Collines Kigali
  • Hôtel Des Mille Collines Hotel Kigali
  • Hôtel Mille Collines Kempinski
  • Mille Collines Kempinski Kigali
  • Mille Collines Kempinski
  • Hôtel Mille Collines Kigali
  • Hôtel Mille Collines
  • Mille Collines Kigali
  • Mille Collines
  • Hôtel Des Mille Collines by Kempinski


Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 100.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 30 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hôtel Des Mille Collines

  • Does Hôtel Des Mille Collines offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hôtel Des Mille Collines does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Heaven (7-min walk), Khana Khazana (8-min walk), and Bourbon Cafe (11-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 30 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do near Hôtel Des Mille Collines?
    Recommended spots to visit include Union Trade Center (8-min walk) and Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre (2.2 mi), along with Inema Art Center (3.4 mi) and Kigali Convention Centre (3.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 119 reviews

Very good 8.0
The Hotel knew that we were arriving but when we did arrive there did not seem to have any record of our booking!! Thankfully there weren’t full
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place for comfort privacy and good foid and customer Service
HKO, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
nice view but bad service throughout
The hotel has an amazing view and great history but as far as service goes it leaves a lot to be desired for the price that it asks. For starters breakfast was very bland and not much choice. One day I found hair on my plate and mentioned to the waiter who came and checked it out and he just didn't say anything. Another day I got something on the bar and as I was with a colleagues he offered to pay his part in cash and for my part I asked to pay by card when I noticed the waiter hadn't bothered to deduct the cash and made me pay the full price through card. Even though i paid a premium price for a double bed room all i got was a room with two single bed with two single mattered stuck together and the only thing join them was the sheet on top. So all in all nice view of Kigali from the 4th floor restaurant but everything else was just crap
gb5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
It is beautifully situated on a hill looking down at the city. Pool bar and spa very useful after a long journey and or gorilla safari
us2 night trip
Good 6.0
Good service but needs remodeling
Plus side : Staff is very helpful Minus side : hotel is quite dated and could really do with a remodeling/refurbishing.
hk5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful and quiet hotel in the centre of town. Staff always friendly and very helpful. Our room was one of the cleanest I have experienced anywhere in the world. Breakfast has plenty to offer for those observing a vegetarian/vegan diet
us6 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
The staff is horrible! The hotel is dirty! I got sick from eating contaminated food.
Saskya, us2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Visitor teacher
flaky wifi
Marc, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
The reception staff linked us to the taxi driver (Kalid his name, not sure if the spelling is correct) who they assured that he is a good city tour guide. In fact we DO NOT recommend to use the services of this driver ( or guide). The details will be provided direct;y to the hotel.
Ven, us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Ideal hotel for a short or business stay
This is my second stay at the hotel. I chose this hotel again for my stay because of its ideal location - near to the airport, shops and restaurants nearby, pleasant location. The whole experience at the hotel is one that is very welcoming for the traveller. The reception staff are very helpful and provide a prompt check-in. The room was clean and there is a kettle for tea or coffee. The hotel has a couple of restaurant options that offer a decent breakfast and other meals. There is also room service. The wifi service in the room is satisfactory. The hotel has good security.
Haroon, ie6 night business trip

Hôtel Des Mille Collines