Orchids Safari Club

About Orchids Safari Club

The Orchids Safari Club sits on the banks of the stunning Lake Kivu. Set in a stunningly flamboyant garden, this hotel is ideal for those wanting to stay connected to the natural world while having the convenience of a city hotel, as you sit among the flowers and listen to one of Africa's Great Lakes lap against the shore. Orchids Safari Club boasts a variety of accommodation options including suites, bedrooms and apartments, and its location just an hour from Kahuzi-Biéga National Park - one of the only places in the world to see wild eastern lowland gorillas - this hotel can lay claim to being one of the finest locations for gorilla watching in Central Africa.


Orchids Safari Club offers a mixture of contemporary and traditional African styles, perfect for a first introduction to the DRC. The rooms come with all the modern amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.


Located on the banks of Lake Kivu, this hotel is located close to the heart of gorilla territory in the DRC, with Virunga National Park to the north and Kahuzi-Biéga National Park to the west.

Accommodation & Facilities

22 rooms are available to those staying at Orchids Safari Club, catering for a variety of different guests. The rooms are split into three categories: suites, bedrooms and apartments. All the rooms come with internet connection as well as facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, while the private terraces are very welcome when the equatorial heat becomes too much.


The on-site restaurant offers a menu of traditional French cuisine accompanied with local dishes. The bar offers a wide choice of beers and an impressive wine and champagne menu, as well as food and drink available both day and night.


Orchids Safari Club offers stunning views over Lake Kivu as well as access to a variety of water sports activities, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy one of Africa’s Great Lakes. The hotel has kayaks that you can hire and take out onto the lake whenever you fancy a paddle. For those looking to relax, the hotel has its own beach allowing you to make the most of the sun. For guests looking to be a bit more adventurous, the national parks of Virunga and Kahuzi-Biéga are prime locations for gorilla trekking.

Child Policy

Children are welcome at Orchids Safari Club.

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