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Dili, East Timor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We live there for 2 years, and during all this time the service, and kindness of the people who work there was exceptional. We felt in "The Gardens" like in our own home... For us, up to now, to live in The Gardens, was the best experience in Dili.

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4 Thank Mirkogamez
Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

My family and I stayed at Garden Residence for 2 months in May / June 2014. The location is good, close to Timor Plaza and the international school, the beach and restaurants. The staff are very professional. If any problem arises, it is resolved quickly and professionally by Macu and Americo. They are on site and available to respond to... More 

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2 Thank whereisthegreensheep
TheGardensDili, Owner at The Gardens Residence, responded to this review

Dear client, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations! Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion with others. I would just like to clarify that the water which is charged separately refers to bottled drinking water (in gallons of 19l litres) which can be changed in the residences if the... More 

Indonesia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My family stayed at the Gardens Residence for 3 months. We loved it. Such friendly staff, that were always ready to help with any need. The rooms were spacious with a large garden area and a great bed.

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2 Thank A S
Dili, East Timor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Based on our 5+ years experience in Timor-Leste and 5 different executive short/long stay housing providers, we found the Gardens remarkable! In terms of customer service, one would be hard-pressed to identify a better example of capable, efficient, responsive management and well-trained and reliable team of staff members. No where in TL does a team work harder to ensure the... More 

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1 Thank wen w
Dili, East Timor
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with my wife and 8 y/o. Wife was working and we just tagged along for first week. Great spot, kids enjoyed the pool and easy walk to the beach. Also not far to Dili plaza. Kitchen has been very well thought through and has all the basics you would need with no extraneous junk. Best... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We stayed two years at the Gardens (room 8), what a better appreciation? What else to say? Fantastic memories. The Gardens is probably our only regret about leaving Timor. I only wish to thanks the very friendly Mss Amaco, Mr Americo and all the staff for the great services they have offered. I will cherish these memories. My advise, stay... More 

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Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Gardens residence for two months. This was not our first visit to Dili as we come regularly with work. This is far and away the best place we have stayed. Nothing is too much trouble for manager Macu and her well trained and friendly staff. Any reasonable request is cheerfully met. Having a... More 

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Cyprus
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

We stayed between Jan - April 2013. We were recommended the Gardens Residence on account of its high standards and the relaxing location and we weren't disappointed. Many of the good things have already been covered by the earlier reviews but we can add a few more that made it stand out. By Dili standards it is not expensive especially... More 

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Thank PandSCyprus
Kiev, Ukraine
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We stayed at the Gardens Residence for a little more than three months and absolutely loved the place. It is a cozy and homelike compound. The houses are so lovely surrounded by individual gardens that you don't feel the rush of otherwise urban environment. Inside it is always clean and well-maintained. The staff is amazing. Not only are they friendly... More 

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Thank The_member
Maputo, Mozambique
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I came to a short work in Timor-Leste after leaving Mozambique and I was really glad that I stayed at The Gardens Residence! It is a lovely place to stay in Dili… it is out of the busy area, near the beach, but close enough to cafes and restaurants (you can even go walking to some of them)… I went... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gardens Residence, a New Concept of Living in Dili (1 and 2 bedroom residence)The Gardens Residence is a residential complex offering luxury short and long term rental accommodation. We offer modern and spacious house with one or two bedrooms designed to ensure you will feel at home. The Gardens Residence provides excellent services and facilities, with close access to businesses and leisure activities of the city. Its proximity to the beach, just at a 200m walk, means that you can enjoy one of the main beauties of Dili. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gardens Residence

Address: Bebonuk, Dili, East Timor
Region: East Timor > Dili District > Dili
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are 2 two bedroom houses, the rest are 1 bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles whereisthegreensheep, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Studios are best for singles and couples and ideal for long-stay expat accommodation. Nice neighbors, as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 620wenw, 24 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Both 1 and 2 bedroom apartments are available with a fold out couch - the two rooms I stayed in were both convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenS474, 21 Sep 2012 | Read review
“No need for elevator - all rooms on ground floor - which adds to privacy in your garden. Quiet setting.”
 of 5 bubbles greenwoodtapestry, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are good. Even rooms adjacent to the 'common area' with gym, pool and seating for getting together are private if you want time to yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles DaffyBlue, 14 Sep 2011 | Read review
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