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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida da Portugal, Dili, East Timor
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Hotel Esplanada
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Dili
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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dili
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This was my first time staying at Esplanada and I can wholeheartedly recommend the hotel and restaurant. The breakfast was excellent, pool a relief after the heat of Dili and the rooms very comfortable. The wifi also makes it a great choice for business clients and the food is excellent.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Esplanada is a well located and well designed hotel with a very friendly staff!! I sipped my cocktails and eat tasty food overlooking the ocean. The rooms are big and comfortable. With high ceilings, large beds and good furniture my stay was very comfortable. Ashley, the GM/owner takes interest in improving the service, which was very heartening!!

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Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

I came from Bali to Dili for business. A friend recommended me Esplanada hotel. And I found it a very good recommendation as I like the friendliness of the staff and nice clean room... Spent sometimes to relax at the restaurant with sea view..

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

First time to Dili, decided to stay at Esplanada after reading a lot of mixed reviews, and it was not dissapointed at all. We had a very pleasure stay here. The location is great, about 10 minutes from the airport and beach front, pretty near from Cristo Rei, one of tourist attraction. The room was clean and pretty spacious, hot... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Best in Dili – The Esplanada is a very comfortable place to stay with friendly staff and a great vibe! The rooftop lounge/restaurant is perfect to while away the hours watching the heavy rains roll in, or watching the fishing boats haul in the catch of the day. There's a Key West-ish feel here. A laid back family atmosphere. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012 via mobile

For me its been 3 times stayed in Esplanada.. All the staff are nice and friendly. Its cozy place for staying a night ir even more. You can get beachfront view and not far from Jesus statue. Room is nice and clean. Aircon and hot water available every day. Foods soooo good!!! They have beautiful risotto, love they nasi goreng!... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

The Esplanada is a home away from home and we always feel welcomed and well looked after there. By Dili standards, it is very good and the upstairs bar and restaurant has the best outlook and catches the nicest sea breezes when they are available. The restaurant service is improving but, in typically Timorese fashion, sometimes things go missing in... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Esplanada is probably the best hotel in Dili. It's close to many embassies and restaurants. It has a pleasant swimming pool and a wonderful restaurant/bar with couches overlooking the ocean. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Would definitely recommend it to anyone travelling in Dili.

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Darwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

I have been involved in Timor Leste with my work for the over twelve years and stayed in many of the hotels on offer in Dili. I first stayed at the Esplanada nearly ten years ago. I thoroughly enjoyed it then and I enjoy it more now since it has been fully renovated over two years ago. I consider the... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Great place to enjoy your time in Dili. Clean rooms, good beds, decent shower and a great pool. Locals expats can often be seen enjoying their weekends there and I was able to meet some very interesting characters including the very hospitable owner. A very friendly atmosphere and a great location right on the beach road with stunning views and... More 

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Address: Avenida da Portugal, Dili, East Timor
Location: East Timor > Dili District > Dili
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Esplanada 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Esplanada Hotel Dili

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