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Century Kuching Hotel is a 4-star hotel located in the middle of the BDC commercial hub, near The Spring mall. The hotel is also just 10 minutes away from the Kuching International Airport (KCH). Gardens and a wildlife park, as well as the Islamic Museum and Kuching Civic Centre, are located nearby while the centre of Kuching is 4 km away from the venue. The hotel takes pride in offering style and service at a great price.
How to Get to Century Kuching Hotel
Kuching International Airport is Sarawak's busiest airport. There are near-hourly flights to and from Kuala Lumpur by AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air. AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines also fly from Kuching to various other major cities in Malaysia, including Kota Bharu, Kota Kinabalu and Penang. Malaysia Airlines' regional subsidiary, MASWings, connects Kuching with other Sarawakian towns such as Bintulu, Miri and Sibu. Despite being an international airport, Kuching is linked to only two cities outside Malaysia, namely Pontianak in Indonesia and Singapore. Kuching city is about 20 minutes away by taxi. Travellers can purchase a taxi coupon at RM 26 from the taxi coupon stand just outside arrivals. Your pre-paid taxi can take you directly to your hotel or intended destination in Kuching city. You can also use a ride-hailing app like Grab to get to the hotel. Other transportation alternatives from the airport to the city is a minibus which costs RM 10 per ticket or a rented private vehicle.
You can also travel to Kuching from other parts of Sarawak. The Express Bahagia and Express Sejahtera express boats run an alternating once-daily service from Kuching to Sibu, each boat returning the next day. A standard ticket costs RM 38 one way while a first-class ticket will cost RM 45 one way. The journey will take approximately 5.5 hours with stops at Sarikei and Tanjung Manis. The boats depart from the Pending wharf to the east of the city at 8.30 AM. You can usually buy tickets at the wharf itself.
Kuching's regional express bus terminal is now located at the Kuching Sentral Terminal about 1 km from the airport. All long-distance express buses arrive from and leave for major Sarawak cities like Sibu, Bintulu and Miri, as well as Pontianak in Indonesia. Regional buses for some towns near Kuching such as Lundu and Sri Aman also arrive/depart from here. From Kuching Sentral Terminal, travellers can take a local bus into town. First, exit the terminal to the east through the door that says "Taxi". Turn left and head towards the main road (AH150). You will see the bus stand on the other side of the road.
Different Types of Rooms in Century Kuching Hotel
The 435 guest rooms are spread over 12 floors. All rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen televisions with satellite channels. Guests will also find wireless Internet access (surcharge), wired Internet (surcharge) and separate bathtubs and showers.
Restaurants and Cafes in Century Kuching Hotel
Guests can have complimentary breakfast in the on-site restaurant every morning. The restaurant specialises in international cuisine. Other than that, the famous Italian restaurant, Bella Italia is also 5 minutes walking distance from Century Kuching Hotel.
Facilities and Activities in Century Kuching Hotel
Century Kuching Hotel provides 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service and shuttle service to ensure guests a comfortable stay. There is also a business centre and a conference room along with free parking, currency exchange and a gift shop that are available for guests. Guests can also take advantage of the steam room, jacuzzi and a sauna as well as the gym and a fitness centre that are offered on the premises.
Interesting Places near Century Kuching Hotel
Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse – Annah Rais Longhouse is a Bidayuh settlement about 100 km south of Kuching, at the foothill of Borneo Highlands near the mountains marking the border to Kalimantan. Other than the authentic longhouse experience, it is also famous for the hot springs nearby. The settlement is centred around a centuries-old bamboo longhouse, one of the finest still in existence.
Bako National Park – A National Park since 1957, Bako offers the perfect introduction to Sarawak’s forests and wildlife. The park covers the northern tip of the Muara Tebas peninsula, an area of 27 sq km. Despite its seemingly small size, Bako contains a wide range of vegetation – swamp forest, scrub-like Padang vegetation, mangrove forest, dipterocarp forest, delicate cliff vegetation and more. In fact, at Bako, it is possible to see almost every type of vegetation found in Borneo. Bako also contains a rich variety of wildlife and a coastline covered with small bays, coves and beaches. The park has some well-marked trails offering interesting walks ranging from short pleasant strolls to serious full-day hikes.