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Barry's Eco-Lodge

Beloi, Atauro, East Timor
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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2,057 reviews 2,057 reviews
188 hotel reviews
737 helpful votes 737 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As everyone says, not a resort so leave these expectations behind. Hard to spend too many days in Dili so this was a great alternative to get away - unfortunately picked the worst day for weather in years so this minimised the snorkelling for some of the time. But the next day though. my wife saw more fish life than... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is difficult to comply with Trip Advisor rating standards since Barry's is so unique. If you are looking for a 5 star hotel, don't go to Atauro. If you are looking for a perfect getaway spot that reflects the way island travel used to be, this place is for you. It is absolutely authentic. Barry himself is one reason... More

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Nhulunbuy, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is definately not a resort and thats what we loved about the place. The huts are spaced well apart and have their own chairs and one hammock (too fight over). The rooms are basic but bring back memories of what travelling in SE Asia use to be. These would be classified as upmarket. They have fans and a wardrobe... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It is difficult to give a star rating as Barry's is unique. Being on an island that is only accessible by almost two hours on a small boat and has no running water or central power, Barry's place is definitely an Eco-lodge. Don't expect anything fancy. The rooms are extremely basic (bed and mosquito net), the toilet is long drop... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have never felt as good and welcomed as at Barry's! Barry will do everything he can tk make sure you enjoy you stay, whether you want to relax, explore, snorkell or just have a chat. The place is amazing, with the sea at our lodge door, the food is great and the staff soo nice! Be sure to book... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Had the most fabolous experience staying at barry's. Dolphins on the boatd ride each way was just the beginning. We really enjoyed the personal hospitality, especially given we were there with young kids, fresh off the plane from Sydney. What a perfect start for our timor leste adventure.

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Hong Kong, China
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26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I loved staying here, I only stayed 2 nights but wish I has the time to stay longer. It's so relaxed and everyone we met here was so friendly. Barry is a legend, he is such a great guy and helps everyone with everything. The place runs off solar power and car batteries and it really blends in with the... More

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Canberra
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82 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place is totally appropriate! In harmony with the environment and it seemed with the locals. Barry employs a lot of people directly and indirectly. For example the boatmen are on hand to take you out for a snorkel almost at call; the food arrives fresh each day; on Saturday night, a pleasant group of local musicians do a few... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We only spent 2 nights there in early October one night in the "tent" (US$30/night) and the other night in the gazebo (US$35/night). Absolutely spot on. The staff were friendly and engaging, Barry and his wife were very friendly and obliging, the food was simple but local and plenty of it, the resort was clean and tidy. The ablutions were... More

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Dili
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This was our third trip to Barry's on Atauro. Working as volunteers in Timor-Leste it is a welcome break from the madness of Dili. Things are simple here but well thought out. Barry & his team are continually improving and upgrading the facilities & surrounding ernvironment. Everything on the island has to be brought over by boat which makes what... More

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Address: Beloi, Atauro, East Timor
Location: East Timor > Dili District > Atauro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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