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    Hotel Esplanada

    Avenida da Portugal, Dili, East Timor
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “live music” (17 reviews)
    “timor leste” (40 reviews)
    “bar restaurant” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Rooftop Bar
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 363 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at Esplanada for a week while getting our feet on the ground in Dili. The staff here are so helpful and friendly, they made our first week comfortable and memorable. The restaurant is good, and they provide breakfast. Views from the second floor...More

    Thank caitlinrwalker
    Response from Ashttravel, General Manager at Hotel EsplanadaResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you so much. We are happy we could help you find your feet and hope you come and see us regularly.

    Reviewed 11 November 2017

    I'm fairly biased towards the Esplanada Hotel. The ever friendly and helpful staff - from the lovely old "Tiu" (uncle) who washed my car early in the morning, the maintenance team who got my a/c working better at short notice, the ladies at Reception and...More

    Thank MoeMH
    Response from Ashttravel, General Manager at Hotel EsplanadaResponded 5 days ago

    Mana Moe, You are more than a guest here you are family. Every time you stay with us you are so happy and generous to our team that we should be thanking you. We are planting more and more fresh flowers arond the hotel so...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    Rooms are old and surround a central pool area. Air conditioning works well. Staff friendly. Safe and clean. Breakfast average. Good views of ocean from restaurant. Upstairs so good sea breezes. Good for quiet nights sleep.

    Thank Ptripping
    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    Excellent and friendly service. The location is beautiful and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. The food is also very good with a wide variety of dishes. I look forward to staying there there when I visit Timor Leste.

    Thank Peter D
    Reviewed 21 October 2017

    2 weeks here each time. Ideal for Dili base for work. Mostly agree with all the good reviews. The live music Thurs and Fri nights is a bit annoying when you are working and in need of a good nights sleep. Its too loud and...More

    Thank Donald Ashley W
    Response from Ashttravel, General Manager at Hotel EsplanadaResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for your feedback. We have taken steps to control the volume and finishing time of the live music as it can be very frustarting to guests trying to work or sleep as well as the condition of the floors when you are coming up...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • 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
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 97 - US$ 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • East Timor >
    • Dili District >
    • Dili
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    • Esplanada Hotel Dili
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    Wayas83
    11 December 2017|
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    Response from Ashley W |
    1. Yes - either $3 taxi ride or a pleasant 10-30 minute walk along waterfront - although Dili doesnt really have a specific bar neighbouhood AFAIK 2. No - only used by local kids - polluted - but away from Dili the water is... More
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    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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    "Rms 3&4 closer to the restaurant so can be noisy on live music nights. But easy access from Beach Gate..."
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    "Away from the music Thurs/Fri nights"
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    "Get a ground floor, away from the restaurant. When they play music there is is LOUD! :)"
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    "I always go for an upstairs room"
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