Cat Museum is definitely one place you should visit when you are in the city of cat, Kuching. It is a plus if you are a cat lover. The theme of the museum - cat is undoubtedly one of a kind in the world. There are 2000 exhibits, artifacts, statues about cats from all over the world. According to Malaysian and Chinese beliefs, the cat is a lucky animal.There are almost everything that are related to cats can be found in the museum. One interesting fact of the museum is that the cat artifacts displayed were on show in the year of 1987 for the first time in National Museum, Kuala Lumpur. Later, the whole displays were transferred to Kuching and the gallery was officially opened to public in 1988. The museum is filled with articles, paintings, posters, toys and uncountable figurines of cats. Apart from posters and paintings of cats, there is also an Egyptian mummified cat as one of the exhibits in the museum. However, noted that you have to pay if you wish to take photos of the exhibits with prices varies according to camera phones, digital cameras and a video camera. Still, entrance fee and parking requires no charges.
Kuching Cat Museum is located on the Ground Floor of the Kuching North City Hall (Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara - DBKU) Headquarters Building where the building is situated in Bukit Siol, Jalan Semariang, Petra Jaya. The museum is situated on the hill of Bukit Siol, around 60 meters above sea level. To get to the Kuching Cat Museum, take the bus - Petra Jaya Transport No. 2B or 2C anywhere from the Kuching city. Car rental and Uber are availabe in Kuching. You can also drive to the museum. Firstly, drive to Satok Suspension Bridge, and then drive to Normah Medical Centre. Then, turn to Jalan Semariang and head to the DBKU. Heading towards Satok Suspension Bridge. Then proceed to the direction of Normah Medical Centre. After that turning to Jalan Semariang heading towards DBKU.
Dormani Hotel is the newest hotel in the city ensuring everyone a memorable stay in Kuching. Dormani Hotel is located in Kuching Town, aproximately around 15-minute drive from Sarawak Museum. Located in the old Kuching town adjacent to a renowned Malay Village ‘Jalan Datuk Ajibah Abol’, patrons are ensured with serene ‘kampong’ environment. There are many eating places around the area that serve delicious local delights which will challenge your taste bud. Its unique and modern design with the ‘Halal’ concept will not only promise cleanliness but also high quality standards from food preparation to its accommodation practice. The cosy rooms at Dormani Hotel Kuching come with modern decoration and have plenty of natural light. Hot shower facilities are in each en suite bathroom. Dormani Hotel’s ‘HALAL’ certification is the benchmark for quality. It features a restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests who drive enjoy free parking. The hotel provides luggage storage services at the 24-hour front desk. Laundry and dry cleaning services are also available upon request.
The Waterfront Hotel is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Kuching's Historic and Business District, steps to Kuching's fabulous and picturesque waterfront esplanade and set amongst the many pre-20th century shophouses. Guests will be pampered with the many amenities available from the infinity pool, Restaurant and Gymnasium situated on the upper lobby level. Guests will be treated to a panoramic view of Kuching's bustling commercial district, the Sarawak River, the stately DUN building and The Astana to the North and the Merdeka Padang, the historic Sarawak Museum, Kuching Mosque and panoramic views of the City to the South.