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    Hotel Esplanada

    Avenida da Portugal, Dili, East Timor
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
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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
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    Rooftop Bar
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have stayed at the Hotel Esplanada on two occasions over the past year. The staff are so pleasant, the food is great, the accommodation relaxing and comfortable. Terrific location, and aspect with views of the bay. Fantastic pool...so make it your choice when in...More

    Thank leighmawby
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for one night, after our extended stay in Oecussi, on our way out of country with our four teenagers. We have stayed in other Dili hotels but this is our favorite. You get a genuine sense of country with lovely, professional staff who...More

    Thank ip0well
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was my second stay at the Esplanada in 12 months. The staff are friendly and helpful and the food is lovely. Sitting upstairs overlooking the ocean is an experience not to be missed. Highly recommended.

    Thank Carlene H
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    As always I had a wonderful time at the Esplanada. The staff are always so helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The cafe bar is open air and overlooking the beach. Food is great, rooms clean & comfortable.

    1  Thank Pippa196
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We have had a lovely stay. Comfortable rooms, an extra mattress was provided for my daughter at small extra cost. Pool makes a refreshing dip after hot and dusty sightseeing. The staff are very friendly. A walk along the beach front or a short taxi...More

    Thank Katherine C
    Timor Plaza Hotel & Apartments
    113 reviews
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    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    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$99 (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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    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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    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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    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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    "ask for a room at the back of the property or around the pool for less road noise."
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    "Quiet rooms are furtherest from the restaurant."
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    "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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