Your time in Djibouti

  • Where to stay in Djibouti City

  • Djibouti Palace Kempinski 
    Djibouti Palace Kempinski is located on the Gulf of Tadjourah close to the Hamoudi Mosque and Central Market. The hotel has a full-service spa, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The hotel features business amenities including a 24-hour business centre and transport service. It also offers four lounges and a café.

    Ilot Du Heron ,P.O. Box 1960, Djibouti 
    +253 21 32 5555

  • Sheraton Djibouti Hotel 
    The Sheraton Djibouti Hotel enjoys a stunning view overlooking the Red Sea and is situated 1 km from the city center, 3 km from the port and only 6.5 km from the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport. The hotel offers a range of recreational activities including an outdoor swimming pool with a stunning view of the Red Sea, a private sandy beach and beautiful landscaped gardens.

    Bp 1924, Plateau Du Serpent, Djibouti
    +253 21 32 80 00

  • Acacias Hotel
    The Acacias Hotel is conveniently located in Lotissement Heron on a small private beach. The hotel is well connected to the international Djibouti Airport as well as the Djibouti Port and the commercial centre, which are located a 10-minute drive away.

    Lotissement Heron BP 4111 Djibouti
    Tel: +253 21327878

  • Beyond Djibouti City 

    Outside the capital and around major attractions in the hinterland, accommodation is available in the form of eco-bungalow camps. These family-run, eco-friendly, quaint traditional hut camps offer an authentic cultural experience. 

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  • Djibouti taxis and car rental 

    Green Taxis are plentiful in Djibouti City, Dikhil, Ali-Sabieh, Arta, and Doraleh. They are mostly used for transportation between the airport and downtown, as well as for sightseeing. 

    There are a number of car hire agencies in Djibouti City and most also recommend hiring a driver. Djibouti’s roads are in good condition especially in the main city and between towns. Off road excursions into the interior of Djibouti are possible with a 4WD and a guide. 

  • Djibouti water taxis 

    Daily ferry services are available to and from the towns of Obock, Tadjourah and Djibouti City. Boat transfers from the Djibouti Port to the nearby Moucha Islands take about 30 to 45 minutes. International ferries to Yemen and main ports in Eastern Africa are also available.