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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 1 week ago
Chris B Stuttgart, Germany
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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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Stuttgart, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During an assignment to Djibouti, I had several opportunities to enjoy the Kempinski. It has no peer in the small, but strategic country of Djibouti, and has an amazing spa, great nightlife, and excellent food. They wrap you in the Kempinski luxury that's known worldwide for the brand. I would strongly, urgently, encourage all to stay there and really enjoy... 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 senior contributor 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

Shanghai, China
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, Djibouti is a desolate and depraved place that I chose to visit out of curiosity. By day there are unique experiences to be had, plenty of places where photos cannot be taken as you'll be accused of planning a terror attack, and everyone seems to be high on qat. Having arrived after connecting in Addis from Shanghai, I... 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 valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. It is gratifying to receive feedback from a senior contributor 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. We have... More

Melbourne, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location and property was great. Service was average. Very vast and plentiful of restaurants to choose from. Bed was ok, was not very comfortable. Internet was out 3 out of 5 days during my stay. Tried to include 100 dj franc donation automatically on my bill. Good thing I caught it.

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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 beds in the rooms. We have discussed your feedback with the respective team members to identify the reasons for the... More

Mogadishu, Somalia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visited this hotel, August 2014, a week ago, although i didn't stay the Hotel but visited and had spa sessions and it blew my mind and make me forget the incredibly hot weather of Djibouti, the service in the lounge aria is not the best , if you sit outside it will take you for ever to get someone... 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 your feedback. It is extremely gratifying to know that you have enjoyed the experience during your visit to the hotel Spa. Thank you for your appreciation of the facilities and services of the hotel Spa. In regards to the service delay, we have shared... More

Helsingborg, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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

Dear Sir, 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 enjoyed the stay 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... More

usa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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

South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
25 helpful votes 25 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

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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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