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Beach Side Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Owned and run by Bruce & Kathy who have been in Dili a number of years. Offers a brilliant Sunday morning breakfast on a clean white sandy beach about 20 minutes from the main centre of the city. Very clean, tidy, great staff who are fast, as well as efficient. This is one of Dili's quiet attractions- a good start... More 

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Kyneton, Australia
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Not sure how many times we have stayed at Beachside Hotel now. Still the most outstanding hospitality in East Timor. Immaculate rooms including fantastic breakfast, well trained and obliging staff, beautiful location, excellent food. Bruce and Cathy are the most outstanding hosts and nothing is too much trouble.

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Thank Jan M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

A wonderful, relaxing destination after 5 weeks of travel in Timor-Leste. So close to beautiful, well shaded and clean beaches while still being only a short taxi ride from bustling Dili. Rooms are spacious, well serviced and very comfortable. Staff were friendly, efficient and eager to accommodate all guest needs. Bruce and Kathy were excellent hosts whose experience and knowledge... More 

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Thank Gayle S
Gloucester, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Very clean and comfortable accommodation. Great staff and friendly hosts. Kathy and Bruce ensured that we had all we needed. Minor issue with no night time restaurant meals on site, on most days but close handy to good food. Light meals available until 7 pm. Breakfast good and lunch options very good. Breakfast on the beach was a great way... More 

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Thank farmercol932
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Rooms were clean and beautifully furnished, people who run it lovely and so helpful, a great quieter spot out of the bustle of town, great food and drinks. They helped us with great insight into the people and country - a great place to stay.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The food was to a good standard, real home cooking. the staff were friendly and helpful The rooms were clean and your washing is included in the price and was always back in the room the same day. Bruce and Kathy made the stay even better took us on a couple of shopping trips with them and made us feel... More 

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Thank colin S
Soest, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Over the past 5 years I have stayed in several places in Dili. None of them had had the nice personal touch as with Kathy and Bruce. It is a family run hotel and distinguishes itself by having that personal attention. The food was excellent, unlike other hotels where most of the time half the menu is not available or... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This is a well run, excellent place to stay. It is smack bang in the middle of the tourist beach area. Rooms are simple but clean with good air conditioning and free water. The attractions are multiple: - Well run - Friendly staff (the owner Bruce is great) - FREE laundry, excellent after a long journey - Good breakfast and... More 

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We enjoyed this accommodation and valued all the information about Timor leste provided to us by Kathy and Bruce which made our stay in Dili very easy and enjoyable. The Hotel is in a great location by the beach a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of Dili. We had no problem with WiFi. The food was excellent... More 

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Thank pam526
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This overpriced but clean hotel takes only cash. They promise you WiFi which doesn't exist. The staff does not know how to smile. The owners are well meaning but a bit tired and uninteresting. Kathy was nice enough to drive us to an ATM to get cash so we could pay her because she doesn't accept any other form of... More 

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Thank Reuben Z
Kath P, Owner at Beach Side Hotel, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear that you considered your stay with us was so unpleasant. We tried our best to accommodate your requests even going so far as to supply you with our personal i phone to access a hot spot wifi when the local supplier was down. Our staff are eager to please and receive many compliments, that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Beach Side Hotel

Address: Rua Area Branca Meti - Aut, Dili, East Timor
Location: East Timor > Dili District > Dili
Hotel Class:2 star — Beach Side Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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