Kuching, Malaysia · 297 hotels available
Back in the 1960s, Kuching Watefront is a small settlement to a busy port with warehouses and wharves, located on Jalan Main Bazaar, 93000 Kuching. Stretching approximately 1 kilometre along the riverside, Kuching Waterfront has got all the facilities that the community needs such as; entertainment, refreshment, enjoyment and a lot more. The aim of building an established township near the river, a boardwalk was designed with the some preserved historical buildings standing along the strip. They are; Square Tower, Sarawak Steamship Company that now is well known for souvenirs and food outlets, a colonial structure that now becomes a performance stage, Chinese Pavilion ad Chinese Museum. The boardwalk is decorated with floral motif that is famous and reflects the indigenous people, Iban. These days, the Sarawak River has the most lucrative atmosphere for both purposes, leisure and business. There are revitalised shop houses, international hotels, shopping complexes emerged near Kuching Waterfront.
Situated on Petra Jaya, 93050 Kuching, about 500 metres away from Kuching Waterfront, Fort Margherita is a historical place that will bring us back to the famous Brooke Dynasty back in the 1879. It is an iconic English style white castle built by Charles Brooke, who is the second Rajah of Sarawak during that era. It was named after his beloved wife Margaret Alice Lili de Windt. The fort had undergone some renovations and an extensive restoration process under the Department of National Heritage and Sarawak Museum Department till it was reopened to the public in 2014. Now, Fort Margherita is a Brooke Gallery where all the monument of Sarawak’s History during the Brooke Dynasty is kept there. By visiting this fort, the guests will get to read and know more about the Brooke Dynasty and the history of Sarawak. It is opened daily from 9 am to 5 pm without any entrance fee for all guests.
Located at 68, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, The Waterfront hotel is a four stars hotel that proudly stands at the centre of spectacular view of Kuching Waterfront. This hotel is richly decorated with arts of the local talents, in a way, it helps them to promote Sarawak arts and cultures to the guests especially the foreign guests. This hotel accommodates a total of 208 spacious guestrooms including 31 suites and 2 loft suites. Guests can choose between two breath taking views, either Padang Merdeka and city centre view or the river view, overlooking the Kuching Waterfront. Every room is well-equipped with modern amenities that makes the guests to stay comfortably. The guests will also enjoy the gym and the outdoor swimming pool that view the city of Kuching. The rate starts from RM277 per night at Traveloka.com.
Located on Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, near The Waterfront Hotel, Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suite is a five stars hotel that offers a grand and luxury stays for the guests. This hotel accommodates four different categories of guestrooms including apartment suites, each room is furnished with cosy yet classic furnishings that evoke the era of Merdeka. Each room is also equipped with modern amenities that all five stars hotels provide to their guests. This hotel makes itself suitable for both purposes, be it business or leisure for it offers an overabundance of services that all aim to make the guests feel home even when they are away from home. Among the recreation facilities provided here are gym, swimming pool, sauna and steam room, traditional massage and children’s playground. The rate starts from RM155 per night at Traveloka.com.