Accor signs an agreement for the opening of a Fairmont hotel in Djibouti


The French hotel group has announced plans to open its first luxury property, comprising 155 rooms and ten serviced apartments, in the rapidly growing African city in 2024.

This elegant seaside program looks set to attract the attention of the most discerning international travelers to Djibouti.

Presentation of the guests in Djibouti

The future Fairmont Djibouti, Accor’s latest signature, is ideally located next to the Plateau Du Serpent beach. In this attractive location, guests will enjoy easy access to the port of Djibouti, as well as impressive views.

“Accor has always been a key player in the tourism industry in Africa and Djibouti is no exception,” said Mark Willis, CEO of Accor India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey. “We are convinced that this project will greatly benefit the Djibouti hotel landscape with the introduction of one of Accor’s flagship luxury brands, Fairmont, while supporting the government’s efforts for its Djibouti Vision 2035.”

The property is created in partnership with Carnegie Hill Hospitality. Led by Haibado Ismail, this company aims to become a leader in the tourism sector through greenfield developments and strategic partnerships.

Ismail said: “It’s not about building another hotel. The partnership with Fairmont and Accor underlines our desire to create a unique place, emblematic of Djibouti.

“At the heart of our approach, there is a desire for authenticity. It is about offering a discovery, a destination in its own right that reflects our rich history, a symbol of our hospitality, our culture, our traditions and our ambitions. It is also about participating in the development of the country, its economy, while offering a hotel complex at the highest level of luxury and service.

Invite travelers to discover the city

The serviced rooms and apartments of the urban complex will be joined by an all-day restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a specialty bar, a lobby lounge and a pool bar and grill, as well as a tea room. . Additional facilities will include a spa and fitness facilities, Fairmont Gold lounge, salon, water sports center on the beach and a kids’ club.

Meetings and events will be held in 1,389m² of space, including an outdoor courtyard that can accommodate up to 400 guests and a grand ballroom designed for both corporate events and festive occasions such as weddings. .

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