Nestled in the heart of Kigali, our luxury boutique hotel and spa grants seamless access to this dynamic city. As one of Kigali’s top 5-star hotels, The Retreat blends tranquillity, Rwandan charm, and vibrant urban energy.

The Retreat is a celebrated hospitality training centre of excellence in Kigali; over 3,000 Rwandans have received training since our opening.


Explore our luxury villas and suites

The city’s leading luxury oasis boasting 20 rooms, this 5 Star luxury boutique hotel is Kigali’s first entirely eco-friendly solar-powered resort featuring locally crafted sustainable teak wood furniture, expansive custom-built rooms with peaked ceilings, front and rear private patios, outdoor rain showers and private saltwater plunge pools.

Luxury Pool Villas

Nestled within the heart of The Retreat, these pool villas redefine the art of indulgence, offering a truly immersive experience that blends modern sophistication with the warmth of Rwandan authenticity.

Each villa boasts a carefully curated interior, blending contemporary design with elements that pay homage to Rwandan culture. Relax in the fully furnished living room, adorned with thoughtful details that cater to your every need. You’ll have ultimate exclusivity with private front and back gardens that envelop you in tranquility.

Delight in the refreshing embrace of your own saltwater solar-heated plunge pool and immerse yourself in the indulgence of a luxurious bath or an indoor or outdoor rain shower. With a total of 8 Luxury Pool Villas, each promises a bespoke experience tailored to your preferences. Choose between King or Twin bed setups, to ensure your stay aligns with your unique comfort. For those seeking additional space and connection, two of these villas can be adjoined through a garden gate.

Superior King Suite

Our Superior King Suites redefine luxury living. Step onto your private front or rear patio and embrace the gentle Rwandan breeze.

Whether you seek a spacious haven with a private terrace or a room that perfectly accommodates your family, our suites offer a range of choices to ensure your stay is nothing short of exceptional. Our Superior King Suites offer the utmost in comfort and style, where four of our Superior Suites can be configured with twin beds, providing flexibility to meet your specific preferences.

Ideal for families or friends travelling together, two of these suites are conveniently adjacent. Our Superior Suites boast a luxurious bathtub in addition to an outdoor and indoor shower, allowing you to soak away the cares of the day.

Deluxe King Room

Welcome to your Deluxe King Room, where every comfort and sophistication converge to create a truly exceptional retreat. With indoor rain showers and thoughtful accessibility features, this room is designed to exceed your expectations.

Experience an oasis of regal comfort and timeless sophistication in our Deluxe King Room, where every detail has been meticulously designed to provide a retreat of unparalleled elegance. Enjoy your own private patio, which provides a serene space to soak in the natural beauty of our surroundings. The Deluxe King Room offers a king bed setup, ensuring a restful night’s sleep in opulent surroundings.

The distinctive touch of peaked ceilings adds a touch of architectural charm, and an indoor rain shower creates a soothing retreat after a day of exploration. For families or friends traveling together, two rooms are conveniently adjacent, providing a seamless experience.

A fusion of Rwandan delights and global cuisine

Step into Fusion, an enchanting dining haven at The Retreat, where flavors from around the world intertwine with the essence of Rwanda.

Fusion cuisine

Merging diverse culinary legacies from across the globe with the rich essence of Rwandan ingredients, Fusion showcases an exquisite blend of flavors that transcends borders.

Renowned for our international cuisine with a local twist, we uphold a strong connection with local farmers, curating quality ingredients that reflect our commitment to excellence.

Relax in our exquisite retreat lounge

Our lounge is a sanctuary where relaxation meets refined elegance. Here, you can unwind amidst plush furnishings and an ambiance that exudes warmth. Whether you’re savoring a handcrafted cocktail expertly prepared by our mixologists or indulging in a moment of solitude with a good book, the lounge offers a serene escape from the bustling world outside.

With attentive service and an atmosphere that encourages both leisure and connection, the lounge is the perfect setting to immerse yourself in moments of sheer tranquility.

Discover the charm of our outdoor venues

Our open-air venues across our properties provide the ideal backdrop for hosting exclusive events. From the renowned Urban Bush Dinner to intimate wedding ceremonies, daytime conferences, and romantic honeymooner dinners, our diverse spaces cater to a variety of occasions with elegance and flair.