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Kuching Waterfront Lodge

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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

I like the setting of the hotel. its classic and the woods structure is pleasing. The furniture, the lobby, room setting, those remind me my hometown. Dont rely on the supplied soap. Bring your own toiletries.

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1Thank Zakisarpan
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2014

great value great deco great excellent reception great environment great of all trip we had this whole time. well recommend to stay with this area as its very easy to get around and also see lot more locals then tourist... but ofcause still stay in the tourist area but is much more closer to the locals and see the fresh...

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1Thank GordanaMell
Poland
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We spent four nights in this cozy place. It was very hot in Borneo but each room got AC and bathroom so we felt quiet comfortable when we went back to our room after traveling all day, discovering Sarawak attractions. The Hostel is just in front of Kuching's waterfront where we found it was really magic every evening, just sitting...

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1Thank karthaus
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I didnt enjoy my stay in this lodging. The rooms are old and musty, very small n creepy. I only stayed one night and had to move out to better hotel. Really discouraging you guys out there from staying here unless you are really desperate. Its really sad

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Reviewed 4 May 2014

The staff are simply lovely, every time you come or go they have a big smile and friendly word for you. The room is basic but clean, great air con and a very big, firm bed. Breakfast is just toast, some fruit would be nice. Location on main bazaar is perfect, right by the river and one street away from...

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2Thank uk85mel
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Recommended to stay at this lodge right in the centre of the historic Kuching town centre by a local friend. Formerly a more than 100 year old shophouse, renovated and turned into a lodge a few years ago. Very nicely maintained and staff are very helpful with personal touch. The lodge is along the internationally famous Main Bazaar street specialising...

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2Thank FEEDBACKS2014
Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Every time we switched on the air-con, the whole hotel had no electricity! So in the end we had to find another hotel. The hotel charged us RM50 transaction fee plus 3 nights' stay on the credit card for not staying in the hotel at all!

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3Thank lucia h
KWFLadmin, Manager at Kuching Waterfront Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Gary Hurlstone We hope that your family is in good health. Firstly, we would like to apologize for the unfortunate circumstances that you and your family with a baby had to face. If we had known sooner that you were with a baby we would have done all we could and arranged for a more comfortable room before...

Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 29 March 2014

In brief, No aircon facilities (that worked), no suitable room available (we are a family), flop house facilities, smoke filled corridors, threadbare sheets, dodgy electrics (you cannot charge mobiles etc - blows the fuse!). WE checked in and then out when a suitable room could not be found. They kept 10% of our deposit (they claimed our booking agent would...

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3Thank Gar2010
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

My friend, my sister and I stayed here for 3 nights and it was a wonderful stay. At first, we have small room on the second floor which suitable for 2 person but since my friend tag along on this trip, we decided to upgrade the room and the friendly reception lead us to attic room and we took it...

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1Thank shareenadean
Seremban, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Located directly in front of Kuching Waterfront, this is a very convenient hostel to just put your traveling bags and go exploring. Next to this hostel are various shops to get souvenirs. Just across the road, for 50 cents, there's almost always a boat / sampan waiting to take the next passenger to the other side of the Sarawak River...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Kuching Waterfront Lodge, refurbished with Colonial, Nyonya & Baba decor. Kuching Waterfront Lodge is located at Main Bazaar, one of the oldest & busiest streets in Kuching, where trading took place since a long time ago in the era of James Brooke (The White Rajah). Today, the Main Bazaar is still buzzing with people, entertainment & business activities, with traditional spices, antiques, jewelries shops and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuching Waterfront Lodge

Address: No. 15 Main, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $29 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kuching Waterfront Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“good to have a window”
 of 5 bubbles izif_13, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had room 113 and it was ok”
 of 5 bubbles CarstenKroghsbo, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms get a lot of noise, central rooms may not have windows”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“WiFi worked fast in #122 as router is just outside.”
 of 5 bubbles seafare74, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front overlook the waterfront and some others overlook a central courtyard. Some have no windows.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaScaglia, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
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