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Where to stay in Timor?

about 5 years ago about East Timor

I go to Timor and someone told me that there is some difficulty in getting accommodation outside of Dili. Does anyone give me some tips on where to stay outside the capital?

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    Hi Nelson, yes it can be challenging with accomodation in the districts (outside of Dili). Most of the accomodation is guest house style. There are hotels in Com and Baucau. Take a look at PDT runs a great site with business listings, including accomodation - http://timor.buildingmarkets.org/

    Where are you looking at going? Also you should know what even if you book, it seems that it is very much first come first served!

    Cheers,
    Jason
    www.unofficialeasttimor.com
    about 5 years ago

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    Hi Nelson,
    There are many places to stay - they just take abit of searching for and most are quite simple. Where are you thinking of going and how long are you here for?

    If you go East-there's Baucau as Jason mentioned-loads of accom options - up into the hills south of there is a cool place called Loi Hunu-in Ossu-where you can go trekking-check out caves and trad. cooking classes etc. and further on Jaco Island is always a favourite with a simple community based ecolodge and lots of beautiful snorkelling and amazing fish.

    Or come to Atauro island-where I live and work, loads to do here and its only a boat trip from Dili-ecolodges, trekking, snorkelling and more.

    Enjoy, its a great country.

    Cheers,
    Kim over 4 years ago

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    As a developing country it can be hard booking accommodation on any larger hotel booking engine, but you can try the locally owned website - http://www.timorleste-hotels.com/ - it has been setup with the support of whl.travel and the local government to facilitate online tourism. over 4 years ago

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