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Luxury lakeside mansion with private chef & garden
Hosted by Alexandre
Alexandre is the host.
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4.5 baths
You won’t be charged yet

Surrounded by a lush garden overlooking lake Kivu, this former diplomatic residence with luxurious amenities is the perfect base camp for volcano climbers, gorilla spotters and adventure seekers who wish to travel in style !

Guests will enjoy delicious breakfasts served by a French-trained private chef. The house is protected 24/7 by a trusted security company.

Extra services upon request : yoga or Swahili courses, kayak, massage therapist (recommended after a hike), lunches and dinners...

The space

This fully furnished house features :
- 2 luxurious bedrooms on the 1st floor, each fitted with king-size beds, walk-in closets, private bathrooms (bathtub + shower + WC) & balcony with lake view
- 1 smaller but comfortable bedroom on the ground floor, with king-size bed, private bathroom, desk, lake view & direct access to the garden
- A very cosy drawing room with 54' flat screen TV (300 channels), a piano and a fireplace
- A big, fully equipped kitchen
- A 300 sqm well-kept garden, with chairs, tables, a pergola, pizza oven and mobile fireplace
- A deck with private access to the lake (waters are clean in the area)
- An annex with a more simple appartment (bed, bathroom, small kitchen)

Guest access

Guests can rent the full house or just 1, 2 or 3 rooms.

Interaction with guests

A trusted local employee, Janvier Bindu, will be in touch with you for pick-up, check-in & practical arrangements. He will provide you with any assistance you might need.
And just in case, I will make sure to be reachable on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN).


Extra people £23 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £17
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Bedroom 4
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - un escalier de 12 marches permet d'accéder au 1er étage, où se trouvent 2 chambres
Pet(s) live on property - Les petits chiens des voisins vous rendront peut-être visite. Ils sont très gentils et ne mordent pas ;)
Amenity limitations - En cas de coupure d'électricité (ce qui arrive fréquemment), les invités pourront utiliser le groupe électrogène (supplément pour le carburant)


1 night minimum stay

1 Review

Eole User Profile
June 2017
We had the most amazing time in Goma thanks to Alexandre. His lake house is the best keept secret and has just became my favourite getaway from Nairobi.

Paris, CongoJoined in June 2017
Alexandre User Profile

Diplomate français basé à Goma (République démocratique du Congo), passionné d'Afrique, amateur de littérature et toujours curieux de nouvelles rencontres. J'utilise Airbnb depuis 2014.
I'm a French diplomat based in Goma (DRC), in the heart of the African Great Lakes region. Book lover, eager traveller and enthusiastic AirBNBer since 2014 !

Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Русский
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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