If you love the serenity and fun of lake view holiday with a touch of class and the best retreats in the Western Province of Rwanda, Kivu Peace View Hotel has it all.
Located near the entrance to Rubavu City (formerly Gisenyi) in Rubavu District and 10 minute drive from the border that separates the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda, the hotel is not just a weekend destination for Rwandans seeking a nice place for relaxation with spectacular views of Lake Kivu, but also international visitors who flock to this region for tourism.
Inspired by its location and eco-friendly environment, surrounded by hills, forests, and a lake, which is an oasis of cool and green, Nyundo Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church changed name from Peace Land to Kivu Peace View Hotel in 2017 when it had gained ownership of the most visited hospitality facility in Rubavu today.
Father Jean Marie Vianney Hodali, the Managing Director of this hotel observes the hotel started by attracting local and far away guests from neighboring DRC as well as tourists visiting popular destinations in the Western and Northern provinces like spectacular tourist attractions such as Giswati forest and Volcanoes National Park.
“When tourists want to travel to a place the first thing on their fact-finding list is the availability of modern and palatable accommodation facilities. When they’re told about Kivu Peace View Hotel in Rubavu, none will lurch which makes the town popular and magnetic,” Fr. Hodali points out.
Father Jean Marie Vianney Hodali, the Managing Director of Kivu Peace View Hotel
The facility offers a range of excellent services including superb rooms, bar and restaurant, entertainment and conference services.
The stunning collection of rooms and suites capture grandeur and mood, each of the 54 spacious rooms and suites offers mesmerizing comfort. In addition to single, double and family-twin rooms, the hotel offers balcony while guests in need of exclusive privacy, can opt for VIP rooms.
Apart from a fine interior décor, the hotel boasts of panoramic views of Lake Kivu and the city of Goma just situated on the other side of the lake with the best sights at the balcony or restaurant.
Here, guests can freely enjoy extra amenities like 24-hour services, satellite TV stations in rooms, lobby or bar and you can choose to stay connected to the world with free and fast Wi-Fi access.
Kivu Peace View Hotel offers sensational places for hybrid, live meetings, conferences, and get together meetings and/or parties. The hotel’s six conference rooms are located at the premises of the facility and off-site.
Fr. Hodali explains that they are able to host multiple conferences at once. The different meeting rooms each with a capacity to host 150 people.
Excellent customer services and varying menu make Kivu Peace View Hotel exceptional. The menu is an excellent selection of Rwandan, African and international dishes prepared by experienced and professional chefs.
Fresh served Rwanda coffee will linger in your memory long after you have left.
As an important hospitality establishment in Rubavu District, the hotel boasts of a unique architectural design that presents Rubavu mountain more beautiful which translates in a large number of tourists.
This investment has also contributed to the development of the district and the area as a secondary city in different ways. Apart from contributing to the district’s revenue through paying taxes, the hotel has created dozens of jobs for the staff, suppliers and transporters.
The Managing Director of the hotel adds that they support vulnerable patients who visit the nearby Rubavu hospital and pay Community Based Health Insurance (Mutuelle de santé) to hundreds of poor families in neighboring communities.
The milestones recorded so far by Kivu Peace View Hotel are enough. The management announced a plan to expand it to a 5-Star hotel in the near future and they have set apart ample land in the vicinity to undertake the venture.