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Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi, Rwanda
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Kampala
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Served continental breakfast, Both buffet and A la carte meals are also prepared with in 30 minutes. They also offer packed Lunch to travelers on request

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Kiyaga isn't great but if you want continental food while in Gisenyi there are limited options and this is one of them. The food is overpriced for the quality, but I guess that is to be expected at the Serena. The service is slow but everyone is very courteous. The menu varies - pasta, African food, Indian food, etc. Something... More 

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Havant, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

I had the set menu one evening in a not particularly busy restaurant. It was OK, but really for this quality of hotel I thought the food could have been better. The salad with the cheese croquettes was rather uninspiring, and the main course of chicken breast was so over-cooked that it was almost inedible. Dessert - fruit salad -... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

We had the sunday-buffet; mainly Indian with Gouda cheese as desert! Very few people. Most ordered a la carte. Pricy at 16.000 Frw/person (25$) in the Rwanda cotext. However, very tasty and good service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Western Province  >  Gisenyi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?