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Hotel Chez Lando

Hotel Chez Lando is located at the heart of the bustling Remera business suburb in Kigali, Chez Lando Hotel represents the essence of a homely, green, family-friendly and hospitable hotel with one of the most exquisite menus in the city. Chez Lando’s environment carries a character that spews of freshness, vibrancy, hope, ambition and confidence resonating from a past of pain and loss.

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Hotel Chez Lando

Hotel Chez Lando, your first window to Rwanda. At Chez Lando, they apply the tradition of Rwandan hospitality to the needs of modern travelers; they cater to the smallest detail of your stay. Their quaint garden-style hotel is located just five minutes from Kigali International Airport and is right on the way to the heart of town.

Who we are.

Hotel Chez Lando has a style that happily marries history and memory in a special tribute to its founders: Lando Ndasingwa and Helen Pinsky.
Hotel Chez Lando today offers a total of 82 rooms where life is good, where locals and visitors from everywhere feel at home.

Hotel Chez Lando wants to be a mosaic of culture and colors, where simplicity and warm hospitality are offered in rare moments of enjoyment. Hotel Chez Lando faithful customers are the reason behind staff and management renewed commitment to excellence in customer care.

Hotel Chez Lando Accommodation

Hotel Chez Lando has 82 quaint rooms with individual patios. Whether you stay in one of their bungalow style villas or in the main building with views of the gardens or of the rolling hills of Kigali you will feel at home and surrounded by beauty.

Their pavilion which offers a class of art accommodation gives you a snap on the Rwanda hospitality.
Bungalows especially for travelers and consultants looking for a quiet place to work from. Hotel Chez Lando offers free shuttles to and from the airport for hotel guests. Every room has a private patio and beautiful views of our expansive gardens. They offer 2 restaurants to choose from, a popular local dance club, a children’s playground and business center with internet connection and printing. Enjoy the serenity and privacy of your quarters, tucked away in a remote area of the Chez Lando gardens, or step into the social life of our popular dining and dance areas.


The Chez Lando barbecue meeting place is a must for anyone living in Rwanda, or just visiting. We offer delicious Rwandan specialties such as goat brochettes, herb-stuffed tilapia fish or Chez Lando grilled chicken. Whether you choose to sit in the private bungalow-style dining areas or to be a part of the scene in the open-air patio, Chez Lando barbecue offers a unique experience in an atmosphere of friendliness and fun.

The hotel was partially destroyed during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, but the spirit of the founders prevailed, prompting Lando’s siblings to take over, rebuild and expand. Hotel Chez Lando is managed today by Lando’s sister, Anne-Marie Kantengwa. Hotel Chez Lando’s daily and prolonged happy hours in the grill area have become a must for after-work relaxation for anyone living in or visiting Rwanda.

On the menu are a variety of old La Fringale favorites such as pepper steak, chicken cordon bleu, peanut sauce chicken steamed in banana leaves, four seasons pizza, Rwandan vegetarian plate and even club sandwiches for a light fare. The wine list includes a good selection of South African and French wines. Desserts feature local fruit sorbets, pineapple sauce crepes and ice cream.


Hotel Chez Lando has a variety of meetings & events facilities to hold your event. Hotel Chez Lando meetings & events facilities include:

  • PA sound system
  • LCD Projector
  • Wireless connection
  • Flip Chart stand and paper & markers.
  • Air-conditioner facility
  • Tables & chairs settings and layout
  • Conference packages including
  • Water per day
  • Writing pen & pads
  • Pause mid-morning or afternoon)
  • Full lunch service Buffet
  • Soft drink (water or soda)