Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel: This is a luxury accommodation with a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor. The Mantis Kivu Marina Bay hotel is strategically situated in Cyangugu which is one of the thriving towns in the Rusizi area, in the southwestern province of Rwanda. The town also represents the start of the Nile Trail and provides opportunities for physical activity and socialization. Tourists may do boat cruising, hiking, swimming, and mountain trekking.

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel is around 1km from Kamembe International Airport making it a perfect option for travelers looking to visit Nyungwe Forest National Park. The flight from Kigali International Airport to Kamembe International Airport takes 20 minutes. If tourists choose to drive themselves, Mantis Kivu Marina Bay is around 5 hours from Kigali. With the advent of the Mantis Cleo Kivu Hotel in Kibuye, travelers will be able to stay overnight or for lunch.


Having opened in January 2020, Mantis’ Kivu Marina Bay Hotel welcomes you to experience the resort lifestyle in Rwanda’s Rusizi District, located in the Western Province. The hotel features a bar, gym, sauna, club room, and swimming pool, as well as a variety of well-designed rooms, including seven luxury suites and a presidential suite.

The beautiful exterior provides an enticing ambiance for guests from all over the world, including Rwanda. It boasts a lovely view of the western touristic zone, which is made possible by planted balconies and shining glass facades. The hotel is conveniently located for visitors to Volcanoes National Park and Lake Kivu, as well as boat cruise, hiking, swimming, and mountain climbing in the surrounding area.

It provides other services and facilities, such as many restaurants that serve delectable international and local cuisine. Guests staying at the hotel may have breakfast on the lake banks, as well as lunch and dinner both indoors and outdoors, while overlooking the lake and private beach.

The hotel also includes a well-stocked bar, which serves both hard and soft beverages. The hotel features a poolside bar where guests may rest and unwind while taking in the breathtaking views of Lake Kivu, as well as a private beach. The hotel has complimentary parking that is safe and secure, with 24-hour supervision.

In addition, the hotel has laundry services for a cost, free Wi-Fi, a massage parlor, a sauna, and a fully equipped gym. The hotel also has business centers with conference spaces and wedding reception halls that offer a honeymoon package for the newlyweds.

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel
Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel has two restaurants serving exquisite locally inspired food and a casual poolside diner with a pizza oven. The hotel’s onsite nursery and vegetable garden provide seasonal fruits and vegetables; which Chef Vincent utilizes to create regionally inspired farm-to-table Rwandan cuisine.

The hotel’s La Vue Restaurant is a sophisticated dining facility with a warm and contemporary vibe, deliberately constructed to provide space while being intimate, and can accommodate up to 80 people. The restaurant serves regionally inspired Rwandan cuisine made using hyperlocal and seasonal ingredients collected directly from the onsite organic gardens and local fresh supply vendors.

Why you should book your stay at Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel?

Given its strategic location in Cyangugu-Rusizi region, it is your perfect lodging option if you are planning a visit to Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Do contact us if you wish to book your stay at Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel during your visit to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

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