French Guiana Accommodation,

Hotel Des Roches


The elegant and modern Hotel des Roches in the city of Kourou, French Guiana, overlooks the bay where the “Islands of Salvation” (former penal colonies) including Devil’s Island (on which the book and film, Papillon was based) can be seen.

There are 99 comfortable rooms, all with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, TV, a safety deposit box and minibars can be avaialbe upon request. There are two restaurants; The Paradiser, which is on the first floor with sea views and offers lunch most days. The second restaurant, the Creolia is on the beachfront and serves buffet-style breakfasts.

The hotel also features a large swimming pool with sun loungers and umbrellas and there are ample sports facilities including tennis and squash, sailing and golf course, plus the Guiana Space Centre is not too far.


2 restaurants, bar, lounge, conference room, large swimming pool, beach access, all the rooms have private bathroom, air- conditioning, TV and safes. Sports facilities include tennis and squash courts.

Optional Activities

The hotel is a comfortable base for trips to Devil’s Island, or to explore the city of Paramaribo, maybe visiting the space museum. There is a beach to the back of the hotel but the sea is very rich here. Facilities on offer at the hotel include a large swimming pool and tennis and squash, sailing and golf can also be arranged.

If you have any questions regarding our French Guiana tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965