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Djibouti Palace Kempinski

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ilot du Heron | P.O. Box 1960, Djibouti, Djibouti
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I was here 2010 while serving on a man-o-war, deployed in the Gulf Of Aden on a anti-piracy-mission. We used The Palace as a place for R&R and I think it is rare that a place so in full live up to the abbreviation Rest and Relaxation. The staff is excellent and the hotel purveys almost anything a weary, run... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here and had a nice stay. I was concerned to go to this area given the recent terrorist attack in Djibouti but I did feel very safe at this hotel. I do recommend using their driver to pick you up at the airport. it is definitely worth it. We were met warmly by the driver who brought... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to receive such an encouraging feedback especially from senior contributor as yourself. It is extremely gratifying to know that you have enjoyed the stay experience during your recent visit to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities, services and security measures of the... More

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Improvement require every where. Not just taking money as kempinski and service as bush camp. Food are just not up to standards as kempinski. Team product knowledge require major development to deliver proper service as they are not having in restaurants.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. At the onset, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenienced caused during your recent stay with us. We truly regret the disappointment you have expressed over the quality of services. We have discussed your feedback with the respective team members to identify the reasons for the lapses.... More

Ebene, Mauritius
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I stayed here during the African Internet Summit. This was my second time in Djibouti and this hotel was certainly much better than the Sheraton where I stayed on my last trip. Due to terrorist threats earlier before I arrived, there was increased security - an inconvenience I didn't mind. Overall, the rooms are great, clean and very spacious. Towels... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is especially gratifying to receive feedback from you. We are delighted to know that you had an enjoyable experience during your visits to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel. We have shared your feedback with... More

Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

a good hotel to recommend while in djibouti,i have been there many times since it was new,and being a travel and having been stayed in other hotels in djibouti i would say its a gem.it have very nice view, spacious rooms with comfatable beds, the beautiful lobby,and swimming pools, and good breakfast with varietes.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to receive such an encouraging feedback from you. It is extremely gratifying to know that you have continually enjoyed the stay experience during your visits to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel. Your positive feedback is always... More

Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Many reviews write glowingly of the Kempinski Palace in Djibouti - but I simply did not recognise the hotel from those reviews when I arrived. Perhaps I was part of the delegation participating in Africa's biggest Internet conference, so we were reserved the conference delegate treatment - an annoyance that was shattering the possibly normal calm of the place. So... More

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

Dear Mr. Sir, Thank you for your comments and feedback about Djibouti Palace Kempinski. It is true that the largest African internet summit took place in our property and our services were extended at the highest level with successful feedback received from organizers and international sponsors of this event, despite our efforts it is unfortunate to read your comments. Concerning... More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fantastically well appointed hotel. Service is first class. Food is excellent. Pools and beaches are well maintained. Grounds are immaculate. Rooms are clean, well equipped and with very comfortable beds.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to receive such an encouraging feedback especially from senior contributor guests as yourself. It is extremely gratifying to know that you have continually enjoyed the stay experience during your visits to the hotel. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel... More

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It's a 5 star hotel and have very nice view on the sea. Gorgeous Swimming pool and very good facilities mainly for Buisness.The pools, beach and hotel are well maintained with tennis courts, a spa and gym are great, but the only main issue was the cleaness of some spots and mainly the room

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

Dear Sami Syrine, I am glad to know that you have experience our facility and outlets. It is with the consistency of excellent service and constructive feedback such as ours which helps us everyday to improve and ensure we meet the expectations of our guest. We highly appreciate your feedback and will communicate it to all concerned departments. Again, thank... More

Cairo, Egypt
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

They say, there is no second chance for making a first good impression. And this hotel did not fail for a full week to give us one good impression after the other, from the moment we stepped into the lobby we felt very relaxed, warm welcome, a smile on every face, efficient check in, it seemed like the staff were... More

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

Dear Mr. Ahmed, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Djibouti Palace Kempinski. I am pleased to know that your journey with us was remarkable, comfortable and valued as you said. We continue to strive for perfection, flawless services and special attention to our valuable guest. It is an honor to receive your review confirming so. I am glad... More

Durban, South Africa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This hotel is very out of place in contrast to the surroundings and other hotels on offer in Djibouti. It is marketed as a 5 star hotel and in comparison to the alternatives is way up there however the comfortable rooms and amenities are not enough to hold it to its 5 star status due to its failings, mainly as... More

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback and kind information. It is unfortunate to hear about your unpleasant experience. Our personnel are generally known for their friendliness and kindness bond by the beautiful culture of Djibouti. We are empowering all our employees to be able to assist and provide unique experience during our guest stays. I am grateful that you... More

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Address: Ilot du Heron | P.O. Box 1960, Djibouti, Djibouti
Location: Djibouti > Djibouti
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Djibouti Palace Kempinski 4.5*
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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 
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