We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Olympic Palace

Brazzaville BP 1050, Republic of the Congo
Hotel amenities
Book on
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Brazzaville
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Hotel Olympic Palace
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Pune, India
Level Contributor
35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Decent location, surrounded by restaurants, and an overall functional property with no real frills. Rooms could do with a renovation. Slack maintenance work, which showed by the room bathroom doorknob coming off in my hands, trapping me inside the bathroom for nearly an hour. Staff was helpful and courteous later, upgraded me to a suite, but that was a scary... More 

1 Thank Ameya V
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level Contributor
72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The rooms are comfortable,as is the bathroom.Breakfast is tasty and varied.Eat your other meals outside the hotel unless you enjoy extra,extra slow service.Very popular disco on the weekends. Great and clean pool.Some of the taxi drivers at the hotel were wonderful,but some tried to rip you off.

Thank heshcody44
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Known as the best hotel in town, it is overbooked most of the time. Air France crew stays there so as most of the business travelers. Overall the hotel is well maintained and the air con in the lobby is pretty good. The rooms are a bit old designed, but bed is good quality. the air con makes an awful... More 

Thank travelexperience
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is likely the only real 5-star hotel in town. The rooms are nice and comfortable, and the pool is great. The rest is really just average: the staff at the reception is pretty unfriendly and incompetent, room service is minimal and things in general poorly maintained. Maybe most annoying if you are trying to stay connected is the WIFI... More 

1 Thank guefink
Lyon, France
Level Contributor
106 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Olympic Palace is a 5 star hotel. Lots of luxury which can be a bit contrasting with some of the Congolese poverty you'll see elsewhere in the town / country. Still, if you need a high-end base in town, near to Ministries, this is a very nice place to be. Even the basic room is large with a 3-person... More 

Thank Nicolaas H
Hangzhou, China
Level Contributor
67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stay 3 nights for a business trip in Brazzaville. The hotel is close enough to the airport for a quick pickup/drop off. Lobby is clean, check in was quick enough. The room is large, clean bed, large desk and a working flat screen TV with international channel. Rest room is clean, with spacious shower room (no bath tub though). The... More 

Prestwick, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Spent two nights here. Bedroom was excellent, well appointed comfortable. Had a formal meal and dinner in the restaurant. Food was very good. The buffet was good with high quality food. Ate by myself the following night. Had pasta food good. The waiter however was a bit surly unlike the rest of the staff I came across. Breakfast buffet was... More 

2 Thank Richard W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Owing to previous reviews from 2011 I was a little apprehensive at being booked into this hotel. Well as an up to date review I found this hotel to be very welcoming and clean. No sign of previously mentioned issues, the bathrooms have recently been upgraded and they do now have a gym. The staff were very welcoming and the... More 

2 Thank KevinL691
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

I stayed at this hotel twice (2009 and 2011). The hotel has nice premises (for Congo) and venues are celebrated every single day during my 2 weeks stay (it is a gold mine for its owners). For food, they now have an overpriced (but good) lebanese restaurant. Swimming pool is ok (and only way to do exercise). Now the bad... More 

7 Thank chriscocinero

Travelers are raving about these Brazzaville hotels

San Jose, CA
Level Contributor
23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The Olympic Palace Hotel is marked as the best hotel in the town and offers free wifi but does not have a fitness center :( The breakfast buffet is pretty minimal and so is recommended to carry your own snacks. Running outside the hotel even for 1.2 miles made me feel very dry so pretty much resort to plyometrics and... More 

2 Thank ArunGupta
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

22 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (22)
Pool/beach area (6)
Room/suite (7)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Bathroom (4)
View from room (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Brazzaville
1.0 mi away
Radisson Blu M'Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville
0.8 mi away
Mikhael's Hotel
Mikhael's Hotel
#1 of 11 in Brazzaville
4.0 of 5 stars 80 reviews
0.4 mi away
Ledger Plaza Maya Maya
Ledger Plaza Maya Maya
#6 of 11 in Brazzaville
3.0 of 5 stars 104 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.8 mi away
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo
3.5 mi away
Hotel Royal Kinshasa
Hotel Royal Kinshasa
#2 of 23 in Kinshasa
4.0 of 5 stars 78 reviews
3.1 mi away
Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question