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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We stayed here for 6 days and found the staff very friendly and helpful, especially in organising trips for us. The location is great, as there are many cafes on the street and the water front is only a 2 minute walk away. The rooms are small and simple (choose air-con), but there is everything you need and breakfast is...

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there Mr. Mark and partner! Thank you for the review on your recent stay with us. So glad that both of you liked our place. It is a pleasure for us as a team here to know that we did a good job making your stay a good one here in Kuching. 6 days is a long stay and...

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I've visited BatuBata for few times and all the staffs there are the friendliest! :) they are incredibly helpful and always ready to give you all you need. Most importantly, it's clean, comfortable and always feels like home. Plus, the location is perfect - walking distance to almost everywhere worth seeing!!

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello there Ms. Lynn! Thank you for taking your time to a write a review on us. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable and a comfortable stay here at Batu Bata Guesthouse. I have shared your comments to our staff and we appreciate it so much. We look forward to welcome you here again in the future! We...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2013

fantastic staff. extremely clean. new building, beds and pillows. patricia and hasweera play the ideal hosts. generous and accommodating you will get everything you need if you just ask them; adventure; food guide; festivities; entertainment; tattoos; etc, they're connected to it all. this place is great for the weary traveller.

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello there! We are very pleased that you took the time to write a review on us. Thank you for such a wonderful genuine review. We highly appreciate that you took much interest in our place and called it 'unforgettable' also because of the location and also on us, its a good motivation for us to keep up with the...

Malaysia
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Besides the great atmosphere they deliver, the host and hostess there were very helpful in our trip planning. Stayed for 4 days, convenient spot for sight seeing and food hunting, all within walking distance. Would recommend this to everyone!

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for taking your time to a write a review on us. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable and a comfortable stay here at Batu Bata Guesthouse. I have shared your comments to our staff and we appreciate it so much. We look forward to welcome you here again in the future! We wish you...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I left a bag with my passport and my iPad (among other things) in the taxi I took from the airport to Batu Batu. This was the first day of my vacation and I started freaking out. The owners really went above and beyond and helped me find the taxi driver and get back everything I had forgotten. It was...

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there..! Thank you for your lovely review. It is pleasure to have you and your partner as our guests here. We are delighted to know that you liked our place and most of all had an enjoyable stay with us. We value your comments and looking forward to see you again. It was a relief that we are able...

Paris, France
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Many thanks for Patricia, she made us feel at home, very helpfull and always there to respond to all our questions. The place is clean and also very new, the room is basic but no need for more, aircon works well. We took a room with no window so there was no noise coming from the busy China town. I...

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for the lovely review. So glad that both of you liked our place. It is a pleasure for us as a team here to know that we did a good job making your stay a good one here in Kuching. We will improve on what that is weak, and provide the best in our...

Antony, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I've slept there for 4 nights, and it was easily the best guesthouse i've been to...I litteraly fell in love with kuching, but Batu Bata, its accomodation, its location and especially its staff (Thank you so much lovely Diana and Patricia) made my journey there perfect and unforgettable! Really nice guesthouse, just in the heart of chinatowm, but amazing moments...

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello there Ms. Anna! We are very pleased that you took the time to write a review on us. Thank you for such a wonderful genuine review. We highly appreciate that you took much interest in our place and called it 'unforgettable' also because of the location and also on us, its a good motivation for us to keep up...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We were lead to this guesthouse by originally trying to find 'Mr D's', which is no longer open, thank goodness we found it! Situated on the main street in ChinaTown in Kuching, the location is perfect. It's close to the waterfront, busy markets, museums, cheap and more expensive restaurants, shopping malls and bus stations. The two of us stayed here...

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there Ms. Ellie! Thank you so much for the lovely review. So glad thay both of you liked our place. It is a pleasure for me here to know that we did a good job making your stay a good one here in Kuching. We will improve on what that is weak, and provide the best in our services....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Fantastic hospitality from the staff! The family who owned this place were so friendly and nice that they had a positive impact on my whole stay in Kuching. Great location; plenty of cheap places to eat in the immediate vicinity and within a short walking distance of the museums and to the bus stop for the national parks

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for taking your time to a write a review on us. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable and a comfortable stay here at Batu Bata Guesthouse. I have shared your comments to our staff and we appreciate it so much. We look forward to welcome you here again in the future! We wish you...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 August 2013

By far, one of my favorite guesthouse. I stayed here for 4 nights and the staff were amazing. Friendly and informative. They gave my friend and I helpful tips exploring Kuching. The facilities were great. Love the shower, decor, and the outdoor terrace. I'll be back in Kuching in 6 months and will definitely come back.

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PatriciaNeita, Manager at Batu Bata Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there Mr. Marc! Thanks for the review on your recent stay with us. So glad thay both of you liked our place. It is a pleasure for us as a team here to know that we did a good job making your stay a good one here in Kuching. We will improve on what that is weak, and provide...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Batu Bata Guesthouse offers you one of the best lodging you can find here in Kuching. We are here because we know we can provide you everything you need in a modest, yet efficient way. Assisting you with guides and informations, and also to make sure comfort and happiness is there during your stay. With a rustic concept, you can feel the ambience straight away as one enters the place. We appreciate bricks here as Batu Bata means bricks in Malay. There is cement screed floors and counters, antique vase, unique plants, handicrafts decor, classic radio and music player, photographs of tribal people and warriors, bamboo shelves, naked brick walls and many more. We have 30 beds here, and our beautiful outdoor balcony with amazing view available on both floors. Our amazing shower tops it off with high power flow from the ceiling shower head not only for a place to bath, but also to refresh your mind when taking a bath. Our amenities here are laundry service, book exchange, free Wi-Fi accessible through top floor, PC, TV room, breakfast area, kitchen, luggage storage and many more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Batu Bata Guesthouse

Address: No. 8 1st Floor, Carpenter Street | China Town, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $24 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Tidy, Friendly staff”
 of 5 bubbles Freequeen, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The dorms were very warm at night. If you don't do well with heat, get an air conditioned room.”
 of 5 bubbles conniefsmith, 29 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you don't get the room the 7/11 neon sign right outside the window.”
 of 5 bubbles pawprinto, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Take the most expensive room you can. The street is not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles WaihekeMike, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
“they're all good. just have a look.”
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 of 5 bubbles adventurephotochalle, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
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