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Okapi Hotel

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Front of property
Deluxe Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Room, Hill View | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Okapi Hotel

Okapi Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Kigali with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.4/10 Exceptional

13 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
The price is $42
Price available on 12/6/2022
KN 12 87 Street, Kigali
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Conference center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Kitchen
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Deep soaking bathtub

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Kigali (KGL-Kigali Intl.) - 20 min drive


  • Bamboo Rooftop Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Bourbon Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Camellia - 9 min walk
  • Chez Robert - 13 min walk
  • Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel - 15 min walk

About this property

Okapi Hotel

Okapi Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Kigali. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 36 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Fan

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Kitchen


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Okapi Hotel Kigali
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Frequently asked questions

Does Okapi Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Okapi Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Okapi Hotel?
As of Dec 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Okapi Hotel on Dec 6, 2022 start from $42, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Okapi Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Okapi Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Okapi Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Okapi Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Are there restaurants at or near Okapi Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Bamboo Rooftop Restaurant (7-min walk), Bourbon Cafe (8-min walk), and Camellia (9-min walk).
Does Okapi Hotel have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Okapi Hotel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room.
What's the area around Okapi Hotel like?
Okapi Hotel is a short 9-minute walk from Union Trade Center and 17 minutes' walk from Ntarama Church.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Chinyanta, 4-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Recommended gem in city centre
Excellent hotel for the price.while it might not be Hyatt quality, the rooms are functional, clean and comfortable with great views from the balcony if you get the 3rd or 4th floor. ALL staff members go the extra mile to make sure you have a nice stay Breakfast is Ok. VFeuit us excelkent, but uou have to order cooked eggs. The restaurant meals for lunch and dinner are excellent. Order about an hour before you want it though!
John, 9-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Very nice staff. Nice breakfast.
Peter, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location and services are excellent . It met our expectations.
2-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff was great and very concerned about my comfort. Internet worked great. I slept well and breakfast was very good.
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It's located in the center of Kigali. Lots of clubs around. Mountain views and friendly staff
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Restaurant has nice views of the mountains. If you are lucky you will get a room with mountain views, fully worth the money. Receptionist is nice and funny
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Bra hotel sentralt I Kigali
Enkelt men bra hotell med store rom. Vennlig og hjelpsom betjening. Langsom og ustabil internett-tilkobling. Sentral beliggenhet.
Sigbjørn, 9-night business trip
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