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East Timor Backpackers

Avenida Almirante Americo Tomas | Mandarin, Dili, East Timor
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East Timor Backpackers is Dili's only backpacker hostel, centrally located, it is THE hangout for backpackers and adventure travellers when visiting Timor-Leste (East Timor). We provide a small number of basic single and double rooms as well as shared room dorm bed accommodation.
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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Avenida Almirante Americo Tomas Mandarin, Dili East Timor
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This hostel has been closed (9 January 2016). The management said that East Timor Backpackers will reopen in 4-5 months on a new location, and will have three dormitories and no private rooms. The new location is just around the corner from the current, but away from the busy
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Amazing people run the place. Its a home away from home. The family are very courteous. Felt as though i was back with my family! The facilites and rooms are basic but kept well. The tais market is just around the corner. The backpackers is just short walk to the beach and a few
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I stayed in this hostel for several days and liked it. Situated on the main street, walking distance to the sea, simply great choice. The staff is very helpful and you get free tea and coffee in the kitchen. Would recommed to everyone.
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The only one backpacker option listed in Dili... and even though it is not really great, it is always full (backpackers stay there as well as some NGO interns). Not super clean (but acceptable) and it smelt cigarette in rooms. The common area is nice though and you can use the
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This hostel is the cheapest in Dili but not good. There are three normal beds in the dorm, the other 6 (3 bunk beds) are not worth calling a bed. I probably sleep better on the floor. Also the staff is not helpful and friendly. I didn't feel welcome and was afraid to ask
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"rustic" bathroom
ceiling of single room
single room
foam mattress. beds too short for 180cm person
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"try to have a single bed in the big dorm, the bunk beds are terrible!!!"
"Do a private room."
"You can choose between single and double private rooms and the dorm with several beds. Note that there is one bathroom (three toilets, two showers) for everybody, men and women."
"There are plenty of places to stay in Dili, but this is one of the cheapest and well worth your money. It has a great backpackers atmosphere and lovely staff. It attracts the adventurous types from young to old and from all over the globe. Rooms are much the same, but dorms are more chaotic and cheaper than the doubles."
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