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5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali

3-star3 stars
KN 25 Street 2Kiyovu, KigaliRwanda

3-star hotel in Kigali with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Great location
Awesome vibe
Great room
Tasty breakfast
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From 55 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali

from $72
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Hill View, Mountainside
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Twin Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 14 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali’s small print

Also known as

  • 5 Swiss Hotel Kigali
  • 5 Swiss Hotel
  • 5 Swiss Kigali
  • 5 Swiss


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around 5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali


  • Heart of Kigali
  • Union Trade Center - 8 min walk
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre - 45 min walk
  • Kigali Convention Centre - 3.2 mi / 5.1 km
  • Stade Amahoro - 5 mi / 8.1 km
  • Presidential Palace Museum - 9.3 mi / 15 km

Getting around

  • Kigali (KGL-Kigali Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 40 reviews

5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali
Excellent service
Excellent service, staff was extremely kind and helpful. The included breakfast was great and the location was safe and quiet, away from busy main roads. Wish we could have spent more time in Kigali to explore and will definitely stay there again if we're back.
A Traveler, us1 night family trip
5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali
Samuel, us1 night trip
5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali
Very Good8.0
Comfortable and friendly hotel in Kigali
I stayed at the 5 Swiss hotel for a 3 week work trip. The hotel is simple but comfortable, very clean and well kept. The room I had for most of the stay looked out over the back of the property and was pleasant. Nothing fancy and no AC but a nice room with a comfortable bed. A room fan and cool nights offset the lack of AC. During the day the fully covered outdoor restaurant/bar area provided a comfortable and convenient work area. The hotel includes free wifi in the rooms and in the restaurant area that worked well most of the time albeit a bit on the slow side. I did spend 1 night in a room facing the parking area. It was a bit noisier during the day but had AC so the windows could be kept closed. Yannick is the hotel manager and he was helpful from before my arrival through the entire stay. The staff are all genuinely friendly, courteous and kind and patiently helped me learn a few words of Kenyirwanda. Over 3 weeks I saw the staff treat everyone with genuine courtesy and respect. The hotel is located in a quiet, mostly residential neighborhood within walking distance of the downtown. The hotel provides breakfast and a limited menu for the rest of the day. There are a number of good restaurants within walking distance. The hotel does not have a fitness facility but walking the hills around the hotel is a decent workout. I am very glad I chose the 5 Swiss Hotel and if I have the opportunity to travel to Rwanda again will use the hotel for any time spent in Kigali.
Mark, us1 night business trip
5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali
Absolutely incredible Swiss-Rwandese Hotel 5Swiss
I love every aspect of that charming and cozy hotel. It is small Swiss with beautiful touch of Africa not to mention that Rwanda for me is like Switzerland in Central Africa. Absolutely incredible people work there. They are lovely, welcoming and can go extra mile to make your stay as comfortable as possible. I had several conversation with Xavier, who is hotel receptionist and we talked about different topics and he made me feel like I knew him for a long time. William, who is the owner of the hotel is the most nicest person I met. He even arranged to take me to see Lake Muhazi, which is was closest Lake to get to since I had little time to discover beautiful Rwanda. As coffee professional in specialty coffee business I wish they could open nice charming cafe inside the hotel and offer different coffee menu options as there are none good ones in Kigali. I will definitely take the opportunity to come and help to make this happen. Area is clean, beautiful, very safe. Plus it is right next to Miles Collines where tragedy of past genocide is vivid.
Mikhail, us3 night trip
5 Swiss Hotel, Kigali
Small, nice place with all you need and friendly
I will definitely stay here again when in Kigali.....Excelent place....very friendly people always willing to help. Good location, all very basic but good. All it needs is air conditioner.
Jose A, us1 night trip

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