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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Point of Interest
“This Calafia restaurant is quite good for romance, breakfast & brunch and it has some international food found on Us like some California vegie, sandwiches, good salads that is been prepared like in US ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“this is the general Gisenyi market located downtown where you can find all needed basic materials like clothes,shoes,food,fruits,etc... recommended also!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“one of other qualified and clean restaurant offering delicious food its good for all budgets highly recommended”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“At Serena, you can enjoy swimming pool, beach and lake, and some activities. Also hotel and restaurant. Au Serena, vous pouvez profiter de la piscine, de la plage et du lac, ainsi que de quelques activités proposées. Aussi hôtel et restaurant”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“We used to go at Stipp hotel with kids for the quiet swimming pool and play ground. Also hotel, restaurant and fitness. Nous apprécions nous rendre au Stipp hotel avec les enfants pour profiter d'une piscine calme et d'une plaine de jeux. Aussi hotel, restaurant et salle de sport.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
Lodging
“this place is good for family budget, groups and quiet highly recommend this place”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Large piscine avec vue imprenable sur le lac Kivu! Aussi restaurant et hôtel. Large swimming pool with amazing view on Lake Kivu! Also restaurant and hotel. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Bakery and european products, "Chez Habib" is probably one of the best known minimarket in Gisenyi. Boulangerie et produits de base, c'est la supérette probablement la plus connue de Gisenyi: "Chez Habib".”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Le Palm Garden Lodge est un magnifique hôtel situé a Gisenyi. Elle se trouve juste à coté des points d'eau chaude crée par le contact entre l'eau du lac Kivu et les roches volcaniques. De plus le lodge propose des balades en vélos, des activités sportifs et des activités de loisirs. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Embassy
“Above and around the CEPGL building, nice walking path with view on the city and the lake; possibility to walk to downtown. Au-dessus et autour du bâtiment de la CEPGL, sentiers de promenade avec vue sur la ville et sur le lac Kivu. Possibilité de se promener jusqu'au centre ville.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“one of other qualified and clean restaurant offering delicious food its good for all budgets highly recommended”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Bakery and european products, "Chez Habib" is probably one of the best known minimarket in Gisenyi. Boulangerie et produits de base, c'est la supérette probablement la plus connue de Gisenyi: "Chez Habib".”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Actually known as "Super 5". Very nice restaurant with large view on Lake Kivu! Nice garden along the lake, restaurant with tables along a balcony above the lake.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Peace Corner is a welknown place in Gisenyi to eat goat meat and all kind of grilled meats. You can have a table in the garden, in small private rooms or in restaurant rooms. Also available: a bar with pool. Le "Peace Corner" est LA place où aller pour manger des grillades à Gisenyi! Vous pouvez manger dans le jardin, dans des pièces individuelles ou dans la salle restaurant. Aussi disponible: bar avec billard.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“If you want to spent a nice and quiet dinner with the sound and view of Lake Kivu, this is the place to go. Good food. Si vous souhaitez passer une soirée agréable et paisible au bord du lac Kivu, c'est le lieu où vous rendre. Bonne nourriture.”
  • 1 local recommends

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