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Discovery Inn

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Avenida Presidente Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Discovery Inn
Ranked #1 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here recently for ten nights on business. The room was large, very clean and comfortable. The staff are really friendly/professional/helpful/responsive. I sampled much of the breakfast and dinner menus - really good quality food. The happy hour is a very good deal and free wifi was faster than my office! My favourite thing was the little chocolates provided... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the pick up at the Dili airport to the check out, the Discovery Inn has been a heart warming experience. After hours of travelling from Europe, you are greeted at the airport with a genuine welcoming smile. The drive to the hotel includes fresh water from a cooler and cold towels infused with citrus aromatic smell. Once you arrive... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Hamzah Z, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review your recent stay at Discovery Inn. It pleases us immensely that every facet of your stay was comfortable and that Ryan ensured you have had a memorable and positive stay. Thank you for your tip for future travellers, also. We find that we are more than... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for eight nights at the Discovery Inn hotel recently. The staff are wonderful. Rooms clean and comfortable. Breakfast buffet on the upstairs deck is great and it has one of the best restaurants in Dili. Happy hour too!

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jo L, Thank you for your favourable review of your stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased that you were happy with all aspects of your stay and we certainly hope that you will stay with us again the next time you are in Dili. All the best, Zeenat Awan More

Darwin, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled to Dili with friends for the Community Festival and we stayed for ten days, seven of those at the Discovery Inn hotel.It was the perfect location because the festival was held on the beachfront. it is also close to good restaurants, and local landmarks. The buffet breakfast is excellent value including your choice of cooked on the spot... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Barbara P, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent week-long stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and that our location, food and beverage, amenities and service was at a high standard. We also thank you for providing a room tip for other future visitors. We sincerely hope that you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for 10 days at the Discovery hotel. It is a close walk 3 minutes to the sea front park and access to eating restaurants if you don't need to eat at the hotel for a change. The staff are very friendly and very fast efficient service. The happy hours on the deck are great. Rooms are serviced daily... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ellen B, Thank you kindly for reviewing your business stay at Discovery Inn earlier this month and for commenting on all aspects of your stay. We are so pleased that you had a comfortable and enjoyable trip. We sincerely hope to welcome you back at Discovery Inn the next time you are in Dili. All the best, Zeenat Awan More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for around 2 weeks. It's pretty long, so i decorated our room a little bit. the hotel is only 3 minutes walking to the beach park, 1 min to the grocery store, next to the grocery store is xanana reading room, and around 10 mins to government palace. When were here, the government was... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Julia R, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your 2 week stay with us at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased you were comfortable during your stay and that we were able to facilitate giving you that feeling of your Timorese 'home away from home'. We sincerely hope that you will come and stay at Discovery... More

Jakarta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed at Discovery Inn from 25th June - 27th July 2014, and had a wonderful visit. The hotel staff were incredibly friendly, helpful and accommodating of my needs. Laundry service was the fastest I have ever experienced at a hotel (dropped off morning, back by afternoon - clean, pressed), the evening turn-down service included yummy peanut-flavoured chocolates, the free... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear claireimogen, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and for taking the time to write such a favourable and detailed account of your experience with us. We truly appreciate all feedback and I have passed on your comments to staff in the appropriate departments. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you and your husband back to Discovery... More

Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This hotel is one of the better options available in Dili. The staff is very friendly and very accommodating to all you needs. The restaurant has fantastic food and the happy hours and breakfast on the deck are very nice way to start and end the day. Will definitely opt for this place for future travels.

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear libhatti, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent stay with us at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased to read that all your needs were met and you were comfortable during your stay. Thank you also for your room tip. We sincerely hope that we have a room suitable to all guests needs and are happy that we could... More

Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It was my first time to Dili and i'm glad that i chose Discovery Inn. Im not sure about other accommodations in Dili but this 3 star hotel is definitely one of the best. the staff there were helpful and polite. they even prepared refreshing drinks when you first arrived the hotel. how caring is that? i'm very happy with... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear julia0512, Thank you kindly for reviewing your stay with us last month at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip, in particular the welcome drink on offer. Thank you also for your suggestions regarding breakfast and Happy Hour. We will most certainly take these into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back to Discovery Inn... More

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Discovery inn is a well run hotel with great staff. Cost is at the high end for Dili but as ever you pay for what you get. I travelled with my elderly but travelholic father, as tourists, for 6 nights in Timor leste. Not many other people do this, and tourism is not well catered for in the country as... More

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ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Coordinator at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Dear Neil H, Thank you for reviewing your stay with Discovery Inn. We were so pleased to see that you came to Dili for tourism - as this country has a lot to offer - and additionally pleased that you chose to stay with us. We are humbled by your very kind words regarding Diya Restaurant and our wine list... More

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Address: Avenida Presidente Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Location: East Timor > Dili District > Dili
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31

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