Currency and connectivity
The official currency of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire is the West African CFA Franc (XOF). The exchange rate on 14 september 2017:
1 EUR = 655,96 XOF
1000 XOF = 1,52 EUR
There is an ATM at the hotel (Centre des Congrès). Please make sure to unblock your credit and debit cards for usage outside of the EU.
Internet at the hotel
Internet is included in your room rate, provided you made reservations through the website of the hotel with the special code or through the BFTA.
The country code for the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire is +225. There is an Orange outlet in the Sofitel if you plan to take a local SIM card. Other available networks are MTN and Moov.
At the hotel, an adaptor is not necessary, as type C and type E plugs are used (220V, 60 Hertz).