Okapi Hotel is an accommodation located at KN 87 Street 12, Muhima, in Kigali’s central business district. It is at a 20 minutes drive from Kigali International Airport and 15 minutes walking distance from the Union Trade Center.
The hotel comprises of 38 rooms, all equipped with mini fridge, 24-hour Wi-Fi, cable TV, and round the clock room services, thus making guests’ stay ‘’a home away from home’’.
The breath taking valley view from the balcony makes it an ideal place to relax and enjoy your stay. Okapi houses a restaurant and bar that has “A la carte” and buffet options.
With 24-hour front office, free parking space, and meeting and conference facilities make it the ideal place to combine work with leisure.
The rooms provide a range of accommodation levels for tourists, researchers, business men and conference travelers. The hotel provides various room types for guests to choose on their desired ones, and these include; Budget Single (at US$ 30), Budget Double (at US$ 40), Standard Single (at US$ 45), Standard Double (at US$ 55), Suite Single (at US$ 60), and Suite Double (at US$ 70).
Among the hotel’s great facilities include; a restaurant which offers a cozy and luxurious atmosphere for small receptions and social or family gatherings. Guests on the go, who need to start their day earlier than breakfast time, always have a choice of cereals, yogurt and seasonal fruit.
The informal friendly setting of the restaurant enjoys a reputation for impeccable service offering an exciting blend of Asian, African and European cuisine.
The other facility is the bar, which serves a wide range of local and foreign drinks, South African wines and different spirits. The friendly bar staff attends to you with professionalism suggesting what best it is to offer while you relax comfortably being entertained by the soft music.
Other amenities include; concierge services, room service, free Wi-Fi, terrace/patio, night club, designated smoking areas, meeting/banquet facilities, 24 hour front desk, free parking, and luggage storage.
Hotel Okapi is the ideal base to explore the natural beauty of the City of Thousand Hills (Rwanda). The hotel offers the best panoramic views in town and is renowned for being “the place to be”.
The hotel is 850 meters from the Kigali City Tower and 15 minutes’ walk from the Union Trade Center. If you arrive from the Kigali International Airport, you will take the 5 KN Rd that leads to the KN 3 Rd until the central roundabout of the city center.
From there, you will then take the KN 2 Av in front of CHIC BUILDING and turn right into the KN ST 87. Since the hotel is situated in the center of Kigali’s business district, it is therefore easily accessible via taxi. From the airport, a taxi takes 15 to 20 minutes and will cost about US$ 15.