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Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fairly exclusive club restaurant hotel. It is right on the beach of Lake Tanganyika. Beautifully appointed. The food is great with a very wide selection of drinks. The entertainment was superb and we had a great time!!! The downside is they appeared to be a little understaffed. As the venue was quite full it was quite difficult...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adventurous trip to the middle of Africa. Fantastic lush green nature. Arriving from Kigali by air, flying over the green hills and very big lakes and rivers. Nice small town typical for Africa. Good food, especially the lake fish. Didn't see Gustav, the worlds' biggest crocodile however...... Warm an humid climate. Quiet area with excellent views. Want to go back...

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Renkum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Nice hotel on the lake Tanganyika next to the international airport of Bujumbura. Here you can have a meeting with Hippopothamuses and crocodiles, be careful with nightwalks on the beach. The hotel is having a nice swimmingpool with a marvelous pooldeck

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review on our property. Next time you'll come in Bujumbura, book for a tour with our boat to the Rusizi national park, it's just some kilometers away from the hotel and it's a natural reserve where you can discover and witness families of hippos, a wide variety of tropical birds and crocodiles!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I stayed at the Club du Lac Tanganyika for a business trip in September 2016. This was my first visit to Burundi and I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. The location was favorable in my opinion as it is in a peaceful area but still convenient to the city center and airport. The property is beautiful and being beachfront...

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are always glad to know that our guest appreciate the location and our service. We have already start to update some bathroom's room, may you'll see that next time you'll come in Burundi! Karibu sana!!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 January 2017

What a beautiful and scenic hotel this is! I was pleasantly surprised! The hotel is on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Its about 15 minutes drive from the Airport. Massive swimming pool and the grounds lead right to the beach. The rooms have balconies overlooking the pool. Sitting at the restaurant with the cool breeze all around you and facing...

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Dear Christine, thank you for your kind review! We're always glad when a client leaves satisfied about our services. We'd also like to thank you for your precious advise about breakfast. Hope to see you soon!

Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I didn't stay at the hotel but I was here for lunch by the lake. A colleague and I sat facing the calm and beautiful Lac Tanganyika on outside lounge chairs. We had Soma Burundi beer and fish and roasted veggies. Very tasty! Great service.

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we're glad you appreciated our service and the calm of the hotel. We hope next time you'll be our guest!

Washington DC
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The hotel lies a little out of Bujumbura (15mins drive), by the airport and on the shores of the Lake. This location is lovely and peaceful, with gorgeous views of the Lake and mountains, a garden full of flowering tress and calling birds. I was on a work trip and appreciated the chance to get out of the city every...

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Dear Joanna, thank you for your review! We are glad you apreciated the location, next time you'll be around ask the reception about the possibility to get a shuttle to your office and back. About the bathroom, we have just start to upgrade some room, hope that next time you'll see them finished!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I spent an afternoon here, hanging out on the beach, swimming in the pool, and having drinks and lunch. The beach there is very nice. They have a volleyball net, grassy areas, and shade. Great for swimming in the lake or pool! The pool is beautiful and fairly big, with lanes for doing laps as well an open swim area....

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! we are glad when our guests enjoy the place and the time spent in our location. If you like sport, we just opened a new spa just on the beach, with a spacious gym, massage and sauna! And if it's not yet enough you can come to play a tennis match with Christophe, our...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel in Burundi is very welcoming. Unlike some countries (and the global media view) our trip to Burundi has been very quiet and safe. All the people have been friendly and whilst the hotel is not very busy it is well appointed and well run. Nice rooms with mosquito nets. Balcony with lake view and a pleasant bar with...

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review on our property and your words about our beautiful country. We do hope to welcome you again next time you'll be on Bujumbura.

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had an official business meeting there. Had some nice snacks and very good coffee by the lake side. Amazing view. Really enjoyed with a fruitful meeting in a very serene and fresh natural surroundings.

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ClubduLacTanganyika, Responsable réception at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are pleased to know that you have enjoyed our location during your business meeting. Actually our Hotel is one of the most appreciated venue for meeting and events in the region: our staff has been trained to offer a quality and professional service to guests especially during official events. We do hope to welcome you again..but next...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika**** is located in a wide park that ends up on a marvelous beach on the banks of the Lake Tanganyika. The hotel offers to his guests a luxurious and relaxing accommodation in an intimate environment and at only 5 km from the city center and the airport. Noted as the most beautiful resort of Lake Tanganyika shores, it is a four star hotel, that offers a wide variety of good quality services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika

Address: Chaussee d'Uvira | Route Gatumba, Bujumbura 6573, Burundi
Region: Burundi > Bujumbura Mairie Province > Bujumbura
Price Range: €141 - €325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bujumbura
#6 Business Hotel in Bujumbura
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“Take the lake views rooms, cabin type with balcony”
EricRobertThemmen, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool are good”
christinek658, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a beach view”
mikedT3387LN, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If sounds of a band or the famous Burundi drums disburb you take a room in the 400 block.”
Grandpere2015, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Definitely try to get a 1st floor room with a beach/lake view (some rooms point inwards over the pool; definitely not as nice)”
Havesomelovelykob, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
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