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Heaven Retreat
Heaven Retreat
Heaven Retreat
Heaven Retreat
Heaven Retreat

Reviews of The Retreat

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2 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited The Retreat and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Pete & Nancy
Stockton

"Heaven Retreat"

4 nights Arrived 26 Jan 2022
"We stayed at The Retreat twice during our Rwanda trip in late January to early February 2022 for a few days at the beginning of our trip and then overnight when we drove in to Kigali from Magashi Camp in Akagera National Park and before leaving for Bisate Lodge in Volcanoes National Park the next morning.

The Retreat is situated in the Kiyovu district of Kigali, a pretty part of the city on one its countless hills. Our room (a superior king suite) was modern, clean and roomy with a balcony out front and a courtyard in the back. There are lots of trees around the property so it has the feel of being in a forest with a lot of birds.

There is ample outdoor dining surrounding the pool and lots of indoor dining as well. The Fusion Restaurant serves delicious, artistically presented dishes. The bar has a nice wine list and makes many delicious specialty drinks. There is a second restaurant, with a beautiful view of Kigali, called Heaven. It is the original part of the property and the food is delicious here too.

We stayed on a bed & breakfast basis and breakfast every morning at the Fusion Restaurant was delicious with plenty of fresh fruit and yogurt along with an interesting variety of hot breakfasts. The staff are all very friendly and efficient.

We took several walks through the neighborhood and up toward the busy business district. The city is very clean, but we avoided crowded areas due to Covid concerns.

We loved our relaxing stay at The Retreat and won’t hesitate to stay there again when in Rwanda. It was the perfect place to get on Rwanda time after long flights from the West Coast of the U.S." See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania; 10n in Rwanda; 8n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs L.
London

"Beautiful hotel in Kigali"

2 nights Arrived 10 Nov 2019
"Beautiful hotel, decorated to a high standard.

The outside shower was a particular highlight. The area next to the pool was under construction during our stay in November 2019 in order to build more rooms, but this was not a problem.

Perfect place to relax at the end of our trip." See all these reviews: 9n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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