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Discovery Inn

Avenida Presidente Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Discovery Inn
Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Dili
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having stayed at the The Discovery Inn on over four separate occasions I can confidently say it is one of the best hotels in East Timor. The staff are always available and very helpful, the rooms are quiet and clean, the breakfast is amazing and i'd certainly recommend it to anyone heading to Dili for a short or long stay.... More

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

Dear MattMathias85, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Discovery Inn. It pleases us immensely that every facet of your stay was comfortable and that you enjoy coming back to stay with us time and time again. Thank you for your room tip for future travellers, also. We find that these better equip our guests... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Discovery lived up to what I'd read in the other reviews. Staff at the front desk, office and open-sided bar (location for breakfast and happy hour) were universally friendly, enquiring whether there was anything they could do to make the service of the stay better, and responsive to needs. When the internet went down -- not an unusual event... More

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

Dear RNG2014, Thank you kindly for reviewing your business stay with Discovery Inn last month. We are pleased to hear that your stay was comfortable and that the service received catered to all your requirements. We sincerely apologise for the internet trouble you faced but thank you for your patience in regards to this matter. We look forward to welcoming... More

israel
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
18 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything is relative, so my evaluation of the Discovery Inn relates to what is available overall in Dili. Based on TA reviews of other hotels in the city and my own recent experience at the Discovery Inn, it probably is as good as it gets in Dili. It is undoubtedly an oasis that one is happy to return to from... More

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

Dear wolfman50, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and for taking the time to write such a detailed account of things that you both enjoyed and issues that you faced. We truly appreciate all feedback and have taken your constructive comments on board. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back to Discovery Inn next time you... More

Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Discovery Inn is an excellent choice for Dili. In addition to a better room than we expected in East Timor, rate includes airport pickup and drop off, in room WiFi (that usually works), flat screen TV with many channels, AC, bathroom with shower and hot water, and a helpful, friendly staff that will arrange for a taxi / guide at... More

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

Dear Frances J, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and particularly appreciated the service. Thank you also for providing a room tip for future guests. We sincerely hope to see you again the next time you are in Dili. All the best, Zeenat... More

Jakarta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The Discovery Inn always gives me all I need to feel home when I am away from home. The friendly driver welcoming me at the airport with the cold towel and a bottle of water. Efficient and friendly front desk staff. Cool room and crispy bed. Fresh fruit basket. Free laundry. Free drinks in the afternoon. Great breakfast ommelette. International... More

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

Dear Iskandar-Jakarta, Thank you for reviewing your recent business stay with us. We are so happy to hear that a loyal and regular guest continues to enjoy the services and accommodation that we offer. We thank you for suggesting rooms with windows as a tip for other travellers. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you to Discovery... More

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Love the free airport shuttle van (and the towel/water in van); free water in room. Internet wifi and ADSL avail - good service/connection. Close to restaurants, supermarket and main coast road. Room: comfortable and relaxing. Has all one can require including a room safe. Plenty of space! Front service desk was always generous with time and helpful. Food: breakfast was... More

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

Dear Shane B, Thank you for reviewing your recent business stay at Discovery Inn. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Dili. All the best, Zeenat Awan More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I have stayed at the Discovery Inn many times over several years and have never been disappointed with the service, the staff or the rooms. Whilst these are all important in a hotel, it is the little things which are provided such as airport transfers, assistance with any missing personal needs, evening canapes, and smiling faces which set this hotel... More

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

Dear OverseasDave, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent business stay with us at Discovery Inn. It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests regarding their experiences, particularly if they are regular guests. Thank you for reviewing all the services that you have encountered when staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Discovery... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been staying at the Discovery Inn for a year now. It has become a home away from home because of the wonderful service Ryan and the team offer. The upstairs deck area is a great place to hang out whether it is for the great buffet breakfast with the homemade pastries and a chef on standby to cook... More

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

Dear Darrian27, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are so happy to hear that a loyal and regular guest continues to enjoy the services and accommodation that we offer. We thank you for suggesting your favourite rooms as tips for other travellers. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you to Discovery Inn next... More

London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I would recommend this hotel. The staff are very helpful, the rooms are clean and quiet and have all amenities you might need (big, comfortable beds, sattelite TV, a/c, good working showers). With extra touches like free transfers to and from the airport and free drinks at the bar for happy hour to make the stay that bit more special.... More

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

Dear Cyba, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us at Discovery Inn. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the facilities and services that we provide and that you particularly enjoyed the extra touches. Yes, unfortunately we do not have a beach front lookout, however we find that the relaxing atmosphere of the mountains... More

Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed at Discovery Inn for 5 days last week. It was my first visit to Timor and certainly won't be my last! The staff were absolutely wonderful! So very kind, sincere and generous. My room was very clean. The restaurant was exceptional! For someone who has multiple food intolerances, and always very cautious with food choices, I am very... More

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

Hello CeciliaC1975, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Discovery Inn. It pleases us tremendously that you enjoyed your time here with us and felt comfortable and safe. We also appreciate your feedback regarding options for those with food intolerances as we strive to be flexible with the various needs of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you... More

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Additional Information about Discovery Inn

Address: Avenida Presidente Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Location: East Timor > Dili District > Dili
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Dili
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This boutique hotel offers equal to four star comfort set in lush court yard gardens right in the heart of the city. ... more   less 

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