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    Hotel Esplanada

    Avenida da Portugal, Dili, East Timor
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “live music” (16 reviews)
    “timor leste” (39 reviews)
    “place to stay” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Rooftop Bar
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 349 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed here with a school group I was traveling with. The kids love the pool the breakfasts were great and the meals of an evening were fantastic. It was nice to be able to walk out of the doors and be on the beach....More

    Thank ToniMansfield
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Great place to stay. Good food. Friendly staff. Comfortable clean rooms. Lovely pool area. The view from the dining area over the sea is spectacular. Saw some really great sun rises and also saw dolphins. We will definitely be back again.

    Thank Richard B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed two nights here on a quick trip from Darwin. Great location on the beach on embassy row. Service was great. Room was good for Dili standard. Pool wasn't that inviting but I just caught the bus to the popular beach anyhow. There is...More

    Thank DF61
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Lovely view of the sea from the restaurant, and view of the garden from the bedrooms. Staff very friendly and helpful, great breakfast. Nice that they have live music in the restaurant on some nights.

    Thank esthera336
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Travelling with a large group of 23 it's often difficult to find good affordable accommodation. Thanks to Tony & Amy, Hotel Esplanda is both in a prefect location - open deck and dining area upstairs is exceptional, rooms are clean and well maintained, staff are...More

    Thank jmaakrun
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$97 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Location
    • East Timor >
    • Dili District >
    • Dili
    • Also Known As
    • Esplanada Hotel Dili
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    Traveller (88)
    Pool & Beach (14)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (47)
    Bathroom (6)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    francesca082
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
    As previous reviewers said, the bar and restaurant are up two flights of stairs, but if you specify a ground floor room it is otherwise accessible (there are upstairs rooms as well). Room service for meals & drinks should... More
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    Rhonda G
    4 December 2016|
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    Response from Adrian332 | Reviewed this property |
    Very rare to rain all day, normally late afternoon/evening thunderstorm and then clears. Days generally hot/humid 32-34 deg and sunny.
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    PeaceLoveTravelEarth
    6 June 2016|
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    Response from Bunburyoz | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel is on the Esplanade and across the road from beaches. It also has a small pool as another option. The hotel can arrange airport transfers at a charge with the trip taking 15 or so minutes. Cristo Rei is around the... More
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms are good, but room 30 (I think) doesn't have a view, and rooms 1 and 2 face the street and the..."
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    "We liked having downstairs room facing the pool area."
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    "upstairs rooms were nice and light"
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    "Ground floor on the eastern side of the grounds."
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