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Exterior view Pullman Kuching

Pullman Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.6
(482 Reviews)
I had the most pleasant stay here with my friends. The staff was so understanding and helping. Check in time was earlier because I have to decor the room for my friend’s anniversary surprise. The room very big, neat and beautiful.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Waterfront Hotel Kuching

The Waterfront Hotel Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.8
(813 Reviews)
Staff are pleasant and helpful. The Executive King room is cozy, clean and new with many lightings that you couldn’t find in most hotels. The room has a beautiful Sarawak river and city view. The location is in the centre of the city. 1 minute to India street and 1 minute to the China Town. Couldn’t ask for more!
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Imperial Hotel Kuching

Imperial Hotel Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.8
(2976 Reviews)
Very spacious room and clean with all amenities provided. Good breakfast. Connected to a mall to be able to buy some items easily if required.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites

Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.3
(1787 Reviews)
I had been this stay for more than 10 years, the Duty Manager Mr Rizal, Mr Rudy, Ms Pelly, Mr Josri was Polite and their service was the best, during my arrival, they will have a greeting with my names, this feeling was giving my feel that I was a VVIP guest of their hotel, they do try to arrange whatever the request I would to have, even upgrade the big room to me when it available. Front Office staff Mr Ammar, Mr Watson, Ms Sharon, Ms Lisa and the rest of front desk staff was friendly to serve me when my arrival, reservation staff Mr Ronald (previously was front desk), bellboy section Mr Peter and Mr Ambrose also really great service, I feel that is best choice I had choose this hotel even I will stay twice a year, continuous I will have more groups to came to your hotel, hope to see you all next year March 2020.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Grand Margherita Hotel

Grand Margherita Hotel

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.8
(1878 Reviews)
The front staff was very helpful when I asked for a room change. All the staff are very friendly too. Strategic location, will definitely come again!
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Citadines Uplands Kuching

Citadines Uplands Kuching

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.5
(811 Reviews)
nice apartment in front of Spring mall
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ภาพหลัก Sheraton Kuching Hotel

Sheraton Kuching Hotel

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
A stay at Sheraton Kuching Hotel places you in the heart of Kuching, steps from Tun Jugah Shopping Center and Tun Jugah Foundation. This hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Kuching Waterfront and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Vivacity Megamall.
Superb
9.4
(6 Reviews)
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Tune Hotel - Waterfront Kuching

Tune Hotel - Waterfront Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.3
(1773 Reviews)
Suits for backpackers, easy access around Kuching, and very near Waterfront Kuching. Highly recommended.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Meritin Hotel

The Meritin Hotel

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.8
(420 Reviews)
Very clean, strategic location and good hospitality
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING StayInn Gateway Hotel Apartment

StayInn Gateway Hotel Apartment

Apartments
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Convenient
8.2
(80 Reviews)
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Harbour View Hotel Kuching

Harbour View Hotel Kuching

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.6
(1106 Reviews)
The hotel was great for family vacation. It was located in the center of town near to Waterfront which is very convenience. The staffs was very friendly and helpful too.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Abell Hotel Kuching

Abell Hotel Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.5
(385 Reviews)
Great location, very clean and bath room is spacious!
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching

Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.8
(1062 Reviews)
The room is spacious, the staff was friendly, the breakfast was delicious, the scenery was beautiful!
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BEDROOM HOCK LEE HOTEL & RESIDENCES

HOCK LEE HOTEL & RESIDENCES

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.6
(429 Reviews)
Value for money. I paid the price for a 1 star hotel but the facility is 4 star. Really love the room. Spacious and comfy. Very suitable for travellers who are looking for a good hotels with cheap rate.
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BEDROOM Hotel Grand Continental Kuching

Hotel Grand Continental Kuching

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Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.6
(501 Reviews)
Nice location, walking distance to 7-11 and SCR restaurant.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Amamas Boutique Hotel

Amamas Boutique Hotel

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.5
(58 Reviews)
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Mega Inn

Mega Inn

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.3
(474 Reviews)
The price is very reasonable. Great location, food and surroundings.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Grand Supreme Hotel

Grand Supreme Hotel

Hotels
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.3
(532 Reviews)
Very good service. I love to stay here because of the good service.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Serviced Apartment @ Imperial Suites Kuching

Serviced Apartment @ Imperial Suites Kuching

Apartments
Kuching City Center, Kuching
Impressive
8.5
(230 Reviews)
Clean and comfortable, suitable for families and holiday with friends.
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Metrocity Staycation

Metrocity Staycation

Apartments
Petra Jaya, Kuching City Center
Superb
9.1
(29 Reviews)
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Facts about Kuching

Total Accommodation
241 Properties
Popular Area
Samarahan, Lundu
Popular Hotel
Pullman Kuching, The Waterfront Hotel Kuching
Popular Landmark
Kuching Waterfront , Sarawak Cultural Village

Guest reviews in Kuching

8.5
Impressive
49,543 reviews from hotels in Kuching with aggregated rating of 8.5/10.
Review from various users that have stayed in Kuching will help you to choose the perfext hotel easily!
nico
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14 Dec 2023
Clean room and nice hotel. Breakfast. OK. The mall. Is. Very. Disappointed. Many shops closed.
ardy k.
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2 Jan 2024
Very comfortable hotel, beautiful view, friendly & helpful staff, breakfast with so much variety. It ' s all perfect. Just for the bathroom, maybe the shower partition could be more bigger cause the water maybe leaked outside the shower area.
Rendi R.
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10 Feb 2024
Enjoy stay here, excellent service.
aprin g.
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27 Jan 2024
Strategic location 100 m from water front.
Hery A.
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8 Jan 2024
The hotel price is affordable. The room quite big. Minus from the hotel: quite far from waterfront, the interior is not manage well, the toilet is smelly.
Marten
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14 Feb 2024
Nice, clean, and service is good.
Belinda a. M.
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8.5
/ 10
25 Sep 2023
The staff was great! The room was spacious for a single lady to accommodate. Clean! Will repeat if I go to Kch again thank you.
jamaludin b. s.
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13 Aug 2023
Cheap room affordable breakfast simply simple and nice sorounding area.

Most commonly asked questions in Kuching

What are the best areas to visit near Kuching?

Where are the best cities to visit in Kuching?

The best cities to visit in Kuching are Miri, Bintulu, Limbang, Lawas, Sibu, Mukah

How many hotels are listed in Kuching?

Currently, there are around 241 hotels that you can book in Kuching

About

Kuching is an administrative division in Sarawak, East Malaysia, neighbour to Brunei Darussalam and Indonesia sharing the island of Borneo. The division consists of the capital, City of Kuching, and suburban areas Siburan, Teng Bukap, Bau, Lundu, and Sematan.

When it was still under the rule of Bruneian Empire, Kuching was the third capital of Sarawak. It was a part of British Crown Colony in 1946, and upon the formation of Malaysia, it became the state capital. The City of Kuching earned its city status in 1988.

As a melting pot to several cultures, Kuching is a home to many culinary delicacies. Its safe and clean reputation boasted off by its people. Becoming the gateway to tourists exploring Sarawak state, the popularly nicknamed ‘city of cat’ provides many cultural attractions and nature sites alike. Kuching is further divided into several areas, such as Padawan, Batu Kawa, Tabuan Jaya, Kota Sentosa, Padungan, Petra Jaya, Santubong, and other small areas.

How to go to Kuching

By Plane

Kuching International Airport (KCH) is the main gate to get to Sarawak. There are frequent flights to Singapore as well as to other destinations in Malaysia, such as Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Labuan, and local Sarawak cities, such as Miri, Sibu, and Bintulu. Numbers of international flights are operated to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Pontianak every week.

How to go to and from Kuching International Airport

  • Take a coupon taxi for 26.00 MYR. The ride to the city takes around 20 minutes.
  • Though there is no public buses running to and from the airport directly, there are buses heading north to town, i.e., Bus 3A, 6, 8G, and 9. To reach the bus stop from the airport, turn left from the exit of the airport to main T intersection. Make a turn left and walks to the big roundabout, and then catch the bus there. The ride costs around 2.00 MYR.
  • To go to the airport, take the same bus from city main bus terminal.
  • You can also book a mini bus for 10.00 MYR from Tune Hotels (7.99 MYR if you are Tune Hotel guests). It leaves hourly from 08:30 AM to evening.

By Bus

Buses going to and from other areas in Kuching are now originated from Kuching Sentral Terminal, which is approximately one kilometer from the airport. Here are several buses from other areas coming to and from Kuching:

  • Bako National Park: departs from open air market (near electra house). Bus: Petra Jaya Transport (red bus) No. 1. Travel duration is approximately 45 minutes with fare at 3.5 MYR one way
  • Lundu: take Sarawak Transport Company (cream and green color) departs from Kuching Sentral Terminal at 8:15 AM, 11:00 AM, 02:00 PM, and 04:00 PM. From Lundu, buses depart at 08:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 02:00 PM, and 04:00 PM.
  • Pontianak, Indonesia: Bintang Jaya Express bus departs from Pontianak daily at 09:00 AM for 55.00 MYR, and departs from Kuching at 07:45 AM for 45.00 MYR. SJS Super Executive buses depart from Kuching Sentral Terminal at 11:00 AM for 70.00 MYR.

Tourist attractions in Kuching

Generally surrounded by natural beauties, Kuching is also famous for its sunset scenery that can be enjoyed from Kuching Waterfront, an esplanade with open air theatre and food stalls as well as heritage buildings along the Sarawak river. Though so, there are many other interesting activities in Kuching as follow:

Sarawak Museum/Ethnology Museum

Sarawak State Museum was established in 1888, making it the oldest museum in Borneo. It is now called Ethnology Museum and, as the name states, is home to various archaeological artefacts and ethnic crafts of Borneo culture on the upper floor and natural history museum downstairs. Do not be shock when you find an eerie installation on the lower floor, such as man found inside crocodile’s stomach along with hairball and watch.

The museum is open daily from 09:00 AM to 04:45 PM and 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays.

Kuching Civic Centre

Kuching Civic Centre is compounds featuring the most remarkable umbrella-shaped roof tower for visitors to have a 360° view of the Kuching cityscape, available to be accessed during daytime only via two bubble lifts provided.

Aside of the fantastic view, Kuching Civic Centre also has souvenir shop and restaurant. On the ground, there is Sultan Iskandar Planetarium and hawker stalls.

Gunung Gading National Park

Gunung Gading National Park is a natural habitat to the Rafflessia, the largest flower in the world. It is located amidst the Lundu River. To ensure you witness this seasonal flower blooming, do not hesitate to ask the right timing to come to the Forestry Office, and at the same time, to confirm your visiting schedule.

Aside of Rafflesia- viewing, you can go for jungle-trekking. There are choices of the treks: Gunung Gading Summit (steep trek to inactive volcano takes around 3 hours); Waterfalls (ranging from 20 minutes to Waterfall 1 to 45 minutes to the more secluded Waterfall 7); Viewpoints (offering Lundu’s aerial view, a 90-minute steep trekking), and NightWalk Trail (close to camp and is safe to hike at night).

The national park also offers accommodation, with two double-bunk beds hostel rooms (about 15.00 MYR per person or 40.00 MYR per room) and three-room cabins for a very affordable price (about 140.00 MYR). It is also possible to camp in the national park for 5.00 MYR per person. Forestry Office in Kuching usually handles the booking process, so you have to arrange everything before going to the site. Note that there is no restaurant within the national park.

Admission fee to Gunung Gading National Park:

  • Adult: 10.00 MYR (further discount for groups of 5 and more)
  • Seniors : 5.00 MYR
  • Children : free

How to go to Gunung Gading National Park

  • Go to Express Bus Terminal at Kuching Sentral Terminal. You can reach it within 30 minutes by hopping on Bus 3A from Sarawak Transportation Centre (STC) bus office near India Street or Kuching open-air market.
  • From Express Bus Terminal, get on the bus to Lundu. A ticket will cost around 11.00 MYR. Last bus leaves at 04:00 PM, and the trip takes around two hours or less.
  • Alighting at Lundu, catch Lundu-Pandan bus (No. 17C) and ask the driver to drop you at National Park turnoff, 500 meters from the park. The bus runs every hour from 6:00 AM to 06:40 PM. As an alternative, you can take taxi from the terminal to the national park. The 5-minute ride costs around 5.00 MYR.

(All prices are subject to change)

Travel tips in Kuching

  • There are daily express boat services from Kuching to Sibu, namely Express Bahagia and Express Sejahtera. The boat departs from Pending wharf at 08:30 AM, and ticket is available to purchase at the wharf for 38.00 MYR and 45.00 MYR for first class.
  • To get around Kuching by bus, you can catch up green and beige Sarawak Transport Company (STC), mainly serving downtown and southbound.
  • Try river taxi called tambang  or penambang for leisure transportation across Sarawak River, embarking at various spots along the Kuching Waterfront. One-way fare is 0.40 MYR, except from 10:00 PM to 06:00 AM at 1.00 MYR.
  • The distinctive and delicious local cuisines are not to be missed: try nasik aruk (a kind of fried rice), manok pansoh (chicken dish), umai (raw fish salad) and Sarawak laksa.
  • Kuching has unique naming for ordering coffee and tea. If you order only coffee or tea, your drink will be served with lots of sugar and sweet condensed milk. “Kopi-C” or “teh-C” is unsweetened evaporated milk coffee, while “teh-C” special will be served with coconut sugar and a bit of honey. “Kopi-O” or “teh-O” will be served without milk. For thick black coffee, you have to order “kopi-O kaw’’. To order the drinks cold, add “peng” to the drink name’s end.
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