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Djibouti Palace Kempinski

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, the only issue is to be ready to have the right amount of cash to pay the room in case the credit card does not work, it happened to me and did not have enough cash with me, it has been bit embarassing and the reception guy was not really keen to help me, the only low point...

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DjiboutiPalace, General Manager at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, responded to this review

Dear Walter P, Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is gratifying to receive feedback from you. We are delighted to know that you had an enjoyable experience during your visit to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel. We have shared your feedback with the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel with free breakfast buffet that has lot of options. Ambience is based on old African Arabic culture. Well maintained rooms with view to the sea. Water tank needs to be cleaned since the water had some smell.

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DjiboutiPalace, General Manager at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, responded to this review

Dear Anoop V, Thank very much for your interest in our Hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor.com We are very glad to know that you have nice experience during your stay in Djibouti Palace Kempinski. All your great words will be shared with our team. Your positive feedback is always a source of motivation for all of us to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous experience. Very friendly people, nice food and crossing extra mile. The Italian Resturant and the chef is willing to do anything and any dish for you to make you happy. Thanks for the experience.

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DjiboutiPalace, General Manager at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, responded to this review

Dear Mmh128, Thank very much for your interest in our Hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor.com We are very glad to know that you have nice experience during your stay in Djibouti Palace Kempinski. All your great words will be shared with our team. Your positive feedback is always a source of motivation for all of us to enhance...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nicely decorated (in a mix of Yemeni and Arab styles) hotel, with a perfect location, overlooking the bay and entry to the port (with incredible views of hundreds of ships passing towards the Red Sea). Everything about the stay was more than satisfactory: 1. Airport pick-up and drop-off (for departure you get a complimentary stay in the airport lounge...

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DjiboutiPalace, General Manager at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, responded to this review

Dear Marlow_01, Warm greetings from Djibouti Palace Kempinski. Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor.com. It is gratifying to receive feedback from you. We are delighted to know that you had an enjoyable experience during your visit to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel. We have...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and friendly hotel. Restaurants, especially the Italian one is like a restaurant in Rome:)) rooms are wide and fresh. Beach should be more clean, but it's ok. Pool is nice but there is a smell that should be controlled. Personel is very professional and friendly. Thanks

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Dear Mr. Murat, Thank very much for your interest in our Hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor.com. We are very glad to know that you have nice experience during your stay in Djibouti Palace Kempinski. All your great words will be shared with our team. Your positive feedback is always a source of motivation for all of us to...

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

IF AND ONLY IF this is for sure the best hotel in Djibouti, very nice and lovely decorated, we are VERY FAR from a five star hotel standard, nor a Palace, except if you have always been living in a Toukoul or a Mongol Yourte before. In addition, the problem is that they practice extraordinary high rates (except if you...

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Dear Mr. Thlaspi, Warm greetings from Djibouti Palace Kempinski. Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is gratifying to receive feedback from you, because comments like this allow us to move from good to best. Your feedback was shared immediately with the concerned departments. We do hope that you give us another chance to...

Reviewed 24 November 2016

A strange mix of Djibouti's elite and Belgian soldiers on R&R from Somalia. After a shaky first day where everything that could go wrong did go wrong, we really enjoyed our week long stay. The room was clean and well maintained, and having an outside terrasse was a bonus. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, a special thank you...

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Dear Sarah P, Warm greetings from Djibouti Palace Kempinski. Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor.com. It is gratifying to receive feedback from you. We are delighted to know that you had an enjoyable experience during your visit to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel. We...

Reviewed 22 November 2016

We went to Palace Kempinski to search about whale shark excursions organized by hotel,eventually left the place with many useful information provided by friendly staff. Turkish Airlines office in the hotel was efficient, receptionists and Thiam working in excurisons helped us a lot for many other things as well! Even could not afford to stayed there, we had a very...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Set in an almost surreal environment, in a tiny oasis within a dust-filled country on the Gulf of Aden, this luxury hotel has actually become base camp for a number of foreign militaries (most notably the U.S. and Spain) as their anti-piracy brigades patrol the coastal waters or operate drone programs from nearby bases. While doubtless ensuring the commercial safety...

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Dear Cenz S, Warm greetings from Djibouti Palace Kempinski. Thank very much for your interest in our Hotel and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is always a source of motivation for all of us to enhance our guest experience and allow us to move from good to best. We read with regrets that we could not meet your...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We just came back from Djibouti and tried different hotels and locations. We can certainly say that the Kempinski was outstanding in terms of service, facilities and kindness of the staff. From the warm welcome in the reception to the multiple restaurants and travel agencies (including its own THY office), this hotel made our stay much easier and pleasurable.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Away from the busy districts, yet only few minutes from the airport, Djibouti Palace Kempinski is ideally located at a prime beachfront between the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, in a secluded and peaceful setting of palms and bougainvillea. Djibouti Palace Kempinski features a plethora of entertainment amenities, including a fully equipped fitness center, mountain bikes, outdoor swimming pool, mini club, restaurants and bars. Djibouti Palace Kempinski redefines luxury service in the Land of Gods. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Djibouti Palace Kempinski

Address: Ilot du Heron | P.O. Box 1960, Djibouti, Djibouti
Region: Djibouti > Djibouti
Price Range: $507 - $750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Djibouti Palace Kempinski 5*
Number of rooms: 320
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“Rooms with sea view have an amazing view of the bay and the port!”
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“Pick a room on the ground floor ocean side...you get a deck with chairs.”
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