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Beach Side Hotel

2.0 of 5
Rua Area Branca Meti - Aut, Dili, East Timor
Beach Side Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights here - what a pleasant contrast to our other hotel in Dili. Clean, new, modern with great meals. Friendly and helpful atmosphere. Bruce and Kathy were excellent - helpful, lots of local knowledge and friendly. The hotel overlooks the beach and you can have your drinks and meals served on the beach under the shade of the... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in 3 hotels/hostels in Dili. This was the only without cockroaches. The owners were awesome Australian couple and the food they made was absolutely delicious. I would recommend this to really anyone travelling to East Timor. The prices were affordable even to backpackers like myself.

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Singapore, Singapore
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183 reviews 183 reviews
105 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The rooms were clean but ordinary, but the beach access, the owners and the food made this place a 5!! We moved from one hotel to stay here as we drove by on our visit to Christo monument and saw how beautiful the beach setting was. We spend a second night (our last night) for one final beautiful sunset and... More 

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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed here on three separate occasions while in East Timor and will stay again.The setting is beautiful, situated on a gorgeous beach in a picturesque bay with the most amazing sunsets. Bruce and Kathy are wonderful hosts who go out of their way to help. Their local knowledge is invaluable and readily shared. Kathy's food is fresh and delicious,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and were very happy. The facilities are beautiful and the food was amazing! We would certainly stay again. The only drawback is it's about 6km out of town, however, there's not much in town to want to go in for, the dive companies are happy to pick you up and really it's only a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The hotel is clean and airy. Very friendly and helpful staff. Bruce and Kathy are always there and have the answer to any probem that might come up. The location is wonderful for breakfast and lunch on the beach and dinner specials on Wednesday - amazing sunsets always! So good to be out of the hustle and bustle of Dili... More 

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Michigan
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is, by far, the best place to stay in Dili. Bruce is knowledgable in local politics, something you really need to 'keep on top of' while visiting this country. His accommodations are clean and comfortable for a poverty stricken country. His food is excellent, healthy, fresh and 'clean'. The beach location and view are unsurpassed and much safer than... More 

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Dili, null, Timor-Leste
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and I have been staying at Beach Side hotel for five months, and are very happy. This is a small, intimate hotel, and the hosts Bruce and Kathy are attentive, friendly and helpful, especially when it comes to navigating the minefields of getting things done in Dili. The staff are also friendly and committed, they are among the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

hotel is decent, facing towards beach which is a couple of footsteps ahead. amazing sunset can clearly be seen everyday. staffs are nice and helpful that served good local timorese cuisine. recommended to spend times here after a hectic metropolitan life.

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Kyneton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have travelled to East Timor on several occasions now and really appreciate the warm welcome from Cathy, Bruce and Staff. Travel around Timor can be quite challenging and to have an hotel as excellent as Beachside to return to is a real treasure. We always allow at least two days at the end of our trips to unwind at... More 

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