Okapi Hotel

3 star hotel


12 KN 87 ST KigaliSee nearby area


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A well-established midrange option that attracts a loyal following, the Okapi benefits from a decent location that’s within easy walking distance of the city centre. The rooms come in four levels of comfort. The bottom category has tiny, cell-like rooms with shared bathrooms and at US$40 a double is a complete rip-off. The middle two categories are another thing entirely, with satellite TV, comfy beds and balconies with wide views.

Our independent authors have visited Okapi Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Kigali.

Description provided by property

Okapi Hotel is located in Kigali's central business district and offers a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. The hotel is 850 metres from the Kigali City Tower and 15 minutes' walk from the Union Trade Center.

The rooms at Okapi Hotel are equipped with a TV, desk and mosquito nets. The private bathrooms offer complimentary toiletries. Most of the rooms have a balcony with city views.

The restaurant serves local, European and Indian cuisine.

Okapi Hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a meeting facilities, and a nightclub. Services offered include laundry, ironing and airport transfers. Free private parking is possible on site.

Kigali International Airport can be reached within 20 minutes by car.

Okapi Hotel is situated in Kigali, 800 metres from Kandt House Natural History Museum. The hotel has a barbecue and terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site.

Rooms are equipped with a TV. Some rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Certain units feature views of the mountains or city. The rooms have a private bathroom. Extras include slippers and free toiletries.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.

You can play billiards at this hotel, and car hire is available. Inema Art Centre is 3.5 km from Okapi Hotel, while Ivuka Arts Studio is 3.6 km away.

Services & facilities

  • Bar
    • Available
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast in the room
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Designated smoking area
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
  • Guest services
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant (buffet)
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Car hire
    • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
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