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Hotel Esplanada

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“live music”(17 reviews)
“timor leste”(40 reviews)
“bar restaurant”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewslive musictimor lestebar restaurantplace to stayoverlooking the oceanrooms are cleanthe salt water poolopen restaurantthe food is greatlike coming homelounge chairsair conatauro islandopen airbreakfast and dinnercentral courtyardend of the day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took up the offer of a cheap return flight to Dili from Darwin. Saw the reviews for Hotel Esplanada, took the leap and booked 4 nights. As our flight arrived very early (7am), we decided to try and check in. No problems at...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 19 November 2017

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 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017

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
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Certificate of Excellence
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
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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
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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
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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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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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"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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