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Discovery Inn

#1 of 19 Hotels in Dili
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Avenida Presidente Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

happy friendly airport pick up incl cool towel and drink. fast efficient check in and taken to an excellent corner room upstairs next to an external balcony. large clean room with a window you can open and very good amenities. complimentary full buffet breakfast and excellent restaurant menu for meals. free happy hour drinks and snacks. meals also served in... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff always friendly and rooms spacious and comfortable. I travel every couple of months to Dili and apart from friendly staff there is a spirit of can do and nothing being too much trouble. it is a bit more expensive than competitors nearby but very secure with guard on the door and very honest staff.

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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were very welcoming and the manager spoke English well and was extremely obliging. Lots of little extras included. A nice western style hotel with good wifi, hot water, tv (including Australian Chanel) the room was very spacious. Restaurant there was also fantastic.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in Dili for a week of work. This hotel was the perfect base camp. Comfortable beds, strong AC, good showers. Breakfast included and a drink and snack I the afternoon. I had an issue with the AC that management took care of quickly and efficiently. We did a great private dinner w embassy VIPs and had very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming in Dili for few times for work and enjoying the beauty of Timor-Leste. I had several time the chance to be hosted at the Discovery Inn and it is always a pleasure to come back. From the comfy room to the great breakfast buffet, from the very convenient position of the hotel to the warmth of... More 

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

Dear elbaz j, Thank you for providing your wonderful feedback and for choosing Discovery Inn as your home in Dili. We are very happy that you had an enjoyable stay with us and found the service of our team exceptional. Thank you also for your kind words regarding our Inn Keeper, Ryan and his team of dedicated staff. We sincerely... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We are a male-male couple. Not only was airport pick-up part of the service, but as soon as we got in the minibus we were given a cold facecloth to freshen up with. What a great start! The hotel itself shows its age a little, as does virtually everything in Dili, but there's still something a little grand about the... More 

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

Dear tripbeetle, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and that our staff were able to meet your needs to make your stay more comfortable. We sincerely hope to see you again soon the next time you are in Dili! All the best, Zeenat Awan More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Room nice, staff friendly during each visit. I always pick this hotel as my first choice. I have visited Dili for more than 20 times in the past seven years. My colleagues stop asking me which hotel I stay because every time it is Discovery Inn! Someone mentions to me that I should try other new hotels, but I refuse.... More 

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

Dear Siripen V, Thank you kindly for your positive review and your ongoing patronage at Discovery Inn over the years. We are so pleased that you continue to stay with us and we always enjoy seeing familiar faces return time and again. Thank you also for your glowing review of Diya Restaurant and Happy Hour. We thank you again for... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed here for 8 days, delivering a course nearby. I found the Inn to be clean, with basic services provided/available (internet, laundry, cable TV, a/c, mini bar). The food served at the restaurant was excellent, diligently prepared by their chefs. What touched me the most was the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. My luggage was delayed by 3... More 

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

Dear 1963MB, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased that the service, rooms, food and amenities were at a high standard and that your stay with us was a comfortable one. We very much appreciate your recognition of our hotel and for the kind words you expressed to our staff during your stay.... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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117 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It starts with the free of charge airport pick-up; the driver was waiting for me, smiling and giving some indications to the naive visitor I was about the city of Dili. Then, the building has no character, but the rooms are great. I had to move from the room I had for the first night, as the hot water was... More 

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

Dear paris-eric, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and that your initial expectations were exceeded. We have passed on your feedback to the team and they are so pleased that they were able to contribute to your positive experience We hope to see you again at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

When I first saw the basic reception area of this hotel, I was not expecting great things but was really very impressed by the end of my stay. What really stands out are the management and staff, who are friendly, accommodating and go out of their way to address your requests. Rooms are clean, comfortable and well furnished. Rooms on... More 

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

Dear Awr100, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, particularly the location and cleanliness of our rooms. We very much appreciate your recognition of our hotel and for the kind words you expressed to our staff during your stay. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your... More 

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