This seemed the best budget option in Dili, and was a great spot to meet other travelers over a beer in the garden area, which is what made the stay for us. Rita, the manager, knows all you need to know for traveling in East Timor and is super helpful.
The place could do with a bit of TLC, which likely hasn't happened due to a lack of competition for the backpacker dollar, but his is where we'd head if we're lucky enough to visit East Timor again
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. ... more less