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Hotels near Fort Margherita

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Fort Margherita is the monument in Sarawak's history which was built during Brooke Dynasty. While you are here, visit Kuching Waterfront which is a a beautifully landscaped boulvard along the Sarawak River or make a trip down to Kuching Cat Museum to see the world’s first cat museum! Check out our best hotel selections to complete your visit here.

Popular hotels near Fort Margherita

LOBBY The Radioman Heritage Hostel
Hostels
No 1, Wayang Street, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
Convenient - 7.9 / 10(5)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Loft Waterfront
Guest Houses
1st Floor, Lot 4, Jalan Main Bazaar, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
Impressive - 8.5 / 10(27)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Astana Wing, Riverside Majestic Hotel
Hotels
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, P.O.Box 2928,, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93756
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(60)
BEDROOM Natol Villa - Riverbank Suites
Guest Houses
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman Lot 297, Section 48, Kuching Town, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Noisy Room (Riverside)
Hostels
9B, Lebuh Wayang , Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Convenient - 8.0 / 10(14)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Tune Hotel - Waterfront Kuching
Hotels
Jalan Borneo, Off Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Tune Hotel - Waterfront Kuching is in the heart of Kuching, walking distance from Tua Pek Kong and Hills Shopping Mall. This hotel is within close proximity of Chinese History Museum and Tun Jugah Shopping Center.
Impressive - 8.3 / 10(1656)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching
Hotels
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Impressive - 8.8 / 10(1003)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Ranee Boutique Suites
Hotels
No 6 & 7, Main Bazaar, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
With a stay at The Ranee Boutique Suites, you'll be centrally located in Kuching, steps from Sarawak Tourism Complex and minutes from Chinese History Museum. This hotel is within close proximity of Tua Pek Kong and Fort Margherita.
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Wo Jia Lodge
Hostels
No. 17, Main Bazaar,, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Kuching Waterfront Lodge
Guest Houses
No 15, Main Bazaar, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
With a stay at Kuching Waterfront Lodge, you'll be centrally located in Kuching, steps from Sarawak Tourism Complex and minutes from Chinese History Museum. This hotel is within close proximity of Sarawak State Legislative Assembly and Fort Margherita.
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(31)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Puteri Wing, Riverside Majestic Hotel
Hotels
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, P.O. Box 2928, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93756
Impressive - 8.7 / 10(2020)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Hilton Kuching
Hotels
1 Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
With a stay at Hilton Kuching in Kuching, you'll be minutes from Hills Shopping Mall and Tua Pek Kong. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Chinese History Museum and Tun Jugah Shopping Center.
Impressive - 8.7 / 10(191)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING DIY Dorm - Hostel
Hostels
64 Carpenter Street, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
With a stay at this hostel in Kampung Lintang, you'll be minutes from Chinese History Museum and Tua Pek Kong. This property is within close proximity of Plaza Merdeka and Fort Margherita.
VIEW_ATTRACTIONS The Marian Boutique Lodging House
Villas
No 25 & 27, Wayang Street, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93200
With a stay at The Marian Boutique Lodging House, you'll be centrally located in Kuching, a 5-minute drive from Kuching Waterfront and 8 minutes from The Spring. This lodge is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Vivacity Megamall and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Sarawak Museum.
Impressive - 8.3 / 10(10)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Harbour View Hotel Kuching
Hotels
Lorong Temple, P.O. Box A1368, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93824
Impressive - 8.6 / 10(997)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Grand Margherita Hotel
Hotels
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, P.O. Box 2362, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Impressive - 8.8 / 10(1987)
BEDROOM Hostel Hornbills Nest
Hostels
Jalan Carpenter No.40, Lot 61, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93000
BEDROOM Sunset Homestay 1
Hostels
E36, Level 2, Taman Sri Sarawak, Jalan Green Hill, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Impressive - 8.6 / 10(37)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Place2Stay @ Opposite Hilton
Hotels
Lot 21, Block G, Taman Sri Sarawak Mall, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Convenient - 7.5 / 10(63)
BEDROOM John's Place
Guest Houses
No. 5, Green Hill Road,, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 93100
Impressive - 8.8 / 10(14)

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Currently, there are around 15 hotels that you can book in Fort Margherita

About

Constructed in 1879 by Charles Brooke, the second Rajah of Sarawak, Fort Margherita is an important landmark and monument in Sarawak's history which goes back to the Brooke Dynasty. It was named Margherita after Renee Margaret, the wife of Sir Charles Brooke. In the old days, the fort was built to guard and protect the capital from river borne invasions. The building design was based on an English Renaissance fort and palace.

Upon entering the fort area, visitors may be asked for some ID as it is located within police training barrack. There is Brooke Gallery at Fort Margherita which houses historical documents, artefacts and arts from the White Rajah’s era. Officially opened in 2016, the gallery is a joint project of the Sarawak Museum Department, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture as well as Mr. Jason Brooke, the grandson of the last Rajah Muda and the Director of The Brooke Trust.

Opened daily from morning until evening, you may take a Penambang water taxi from various Waterfront jetties on the south bank.

Tourist Attractions

Kuching Waterfront

Kucing Waterfront is a beautifully landscaped boulvard along the Sarawak River with some eateries and entertainment areas. This place offers scenic view of the river with the setting of the Astana, Fort Margherita and the Malay villages. People come here to meet up, watch a show, or just shoot the breeze. It has been through a major restoration. Modern additions to the Waterfront include a restored Chinese pavilion, colourful musical fountains, and a number of modern sculptures.

Sarawak Museum

Established in 1888 and opened in 1891, Sarawak State Museum is the oldest museum in Borneo. This historical building is used as the centre to display collections on the natural history of Sarawak. Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, the ground floor of the museum houses the natural history collection and specimens of Sarawak fauna while the first floor displays the ethnographic artefacts, musical instruments, handicrafts and daily tools. There is Shell exhibition which reveals petroleum industries in Sarawak at the west wing of the museum.

Kuching Cat Museum

Covering a total area of 1,035 sq meter, the world’s first cat museum is housed on the ground on the City Hall building, spread over four galleries. This all things feline museum was established in 1993 and is owned by the Kuching North City Hall (DBKU). It is filled with more than 4000 collections including articles, paintings, posters, toys and uncountable figurines of cats. Opened daily from 9 am to 5 pm, there is no admission fee being charged.

Hotels

Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching

This 3 star hotel is within walking distance of Fort Margherita and is strategically located at the iconic Kuching Waterfront. It provides 109 well equipped rooms, even for the discerning travellers. The rooms are carefully designed with practicality and comfort in mind. Surrounded by historical buildings dating back to the Brooke dynasty, You will also find many shops selling local souvenirs and handicrafts near by. There is the Riverbank Cafe that serves daily breakfast and offers a delightful selection of ala carte menu. The cafe is opened from 6.00am to 10.00pm daily.

Riverside Majestic Hotel

Overlooking the Sarawak River, this place is an ideal base for business meetings and leisure. Riverside Majestic Hotel is strategically located at the pulse of Kuching's business, entertainment, dining and shopping district. Featuring 241 spacious and contemporary rooms and suites, they are all excellenty equipped with essential amenities to make you feel right at home. You will be able to find an extensive variety of delicacies at Cafe Majestic, River Palace Restaurant & Coca Thai Restaurant. You can also enjoy their stunning outdoor pool, squash and tennis courts, cardio exercise room and free shuttle service to Damai and Santubong.

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