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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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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Djibouti
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there only 2 nights. Wireless internet is ok. Stuff are kind and helpfull. Buildings and location are perfect. Only thing .. you will not find anything to eat out of FOOD times but room service. Unique hotel for Djibouti .

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Dear Guest, Thank you for patronizing our hotel and sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. It is gratifying to receive such an amazing 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... More 

Hingham, MA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with our family who are working in Addis. Luxurious accommodations over a sprawling property that includes several restaurants, a casino, and a large pool area. They are serious about security here, and the location on a peninsula makes it difficult to walk anywhere, but taxis are inexpensive if not terribly well maintained. Used there airport service which is pricey... 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 gratifying to receive such an amazing 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... More 

Descanso
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I normally like staying in town, Djibouti is the exception. Physical location is great from a security standpoint, peninsula. A manned road block on the only apparent main road to the area and an armed local policeman with appropriate caliber weapon stationed at the gate. Thorough security screening upon arrival. Probably the best thing about the hotel is the... More 

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

Dear Guest, It is an immense pleasure to read such an encouraging review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the service and facilities of the hotel during your recent visit. Thank you for your kind compliments about the security measures, ambiance, recreation facilities and breakfast at the hotel. Your support and encouragement would motivate all of... More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
25 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was my second visit to the hotel and it remains a superb hotel, probably one of the finest in Africa. The room was terrific and absolutely HUGE! The only problem was my bed was so far from the TV (because the room is so large) and they need to upgrade th televisions to large, flat screens in these deluxe... 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 gratifying to receive such an amazing feedback from a repeated guest like yourself. 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.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I preface my comments by stating that we are extensively travelled ( 100+ countries ) and stayed in almost every conceivable environment save the space station. Caves, glaciers, 8000M+ mountains in tents to 7 star arabian hotels, none are strangers to us. The problem with writing reviews is that it can be difficult to isolate hotel centric from location centric... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback and appreciating the hotel 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 regarding the hotel staff and service. We have discussed your feedback with the respective team members to identify... More 

cairo, Egypt
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

i'm living in djibouti 2 years ago and the best place to stay at and enjoy the nice atmosphere with the hospitality is at kempinski palace hotel with its kind and professional stuff. i can easy say that kempinski hotel is the only five stars in djibouti. My family is enjoying the infinty pool every weekend.

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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 gratifying to receive such an amazing 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... More 

Stockholm
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Djibouti Palace Kempinski is perched at the end of a peninsula in the small east African country of Djibouti. It’s my second stay and it’s always a welcome stay and reprieve from the landlocked Ethiopia. This stay I chose to splash out and get a room with a terrace, not really worth the money, yes you get an outdoor... More 

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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 regarding our Italian Restaurant “Tentazioni” and employees behavior. We have discussed your feedback with the respective team members to identify the reasons... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My week at the Kempinski was satisfactory. The hotel is lovely with excellent accommodations. The few meals I had there were delicious and expensive, the staff professionally courteous. My bed was comfortable and the soothing hallway music was barely noticeable in the room. The safe worked and they brought me an iron and board when I asked. I would consider... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with us on Trip Advisor. At the onset, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenienced caused during your recent stay with us. We truly regret allowing you to leave us disappointed and for waking you as you said during the middle of the night We have discussed your feedback with... More 

Taipei
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Anyone who has stayed with Kempinski in the past knows that they do an amazing job of taking a challenging location and turning it into an amazing FIVE STAR experience. Djibouti Palace is no exception. It is the finest hotel I have ever stayed in on the continent of Africa. Fantastic food, well appointed rooms, amazing views of the Red... 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 gratifying to receive such an amazing 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... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Twice I have had the privilege of staying at this gem of a hotel. This is definitely the oasis of Djibouti. Being an experienced Africa traveler I know what it takes to give what I got. The excellent room, spacious and clean, with a wonderful bed, gave rest to my body that had suffered in three other African hotels before... 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 gratifying to receive such an amazing 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... 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*
Number of rooms: 320
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