Sibu, Malaysia · 39 hotels available
The Sibu Heritage Centre is located in the middle of Sibu town and housed in the former Sibu Municipal Council building. The centre exhibits the history of Sibu includes the early beginnings of Sibu, the coming of early Chinese migrants from the various dialect groups and also those of the earliest ethnic tribes. It also displays cultural heritage of the various ethnic groups of the Central Region. Visitors can see the unique Iban longhouses showcasing genuine skulls which were hung, eye catching collection of Chinese porcelain and clay vases. These vases were from Imperial China back then and each of them holds sentimental value.
Besides, visitors can also view stuffed rare animals from around the world and those found in the heart of Borneo, such as the moon rat, the rhinoceros hornbill and Orang Utan. More than 1,000 historical items can be found here such as ancient pots, plates and vases, pictures depicting the colonial era, Japanese occupation, Brooke administration and others. This centre receives approximately 1000 visitors monthly and it is a notable attraction to discover at Sibu. The heritage centre opens from 8.00am to 5.00pm daily from Tuesday to Sunday.
There are flights such as Air Asia or Malaysia Airlines to Sibu Airport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport which takes around 2 hours. Once you reach at airport, you can take a taxi or rent a car to Sibu Heritage Centre for another 35 minutes by using Sibu-Bintulu road.
Sarawak House Shopping complex is a heaven for shoppers as this place offers wide range of brands and entertainment. Visitors can experience shopping at Premier Department Store on the first floor, and other shops at the ground floor. The brands are ranges from the latest designer fashions, cosmetics, toiletries to toys and shoes and many more. This shopping complex also houses restaurants and cafes for visitors to have lunch, dinner or grab a bite. It is open daily and mainly to cater the population of Sibu.
Situated between Lintang and Bengkel road, Sibu Night Market operates from 5pm to late at night. The market offers clothing, souvenirs and many other products. The stalls offer variety of things from household goods, footwear, fashion items to food. They are sold at cheaper and affordable prices compared to shopping complex. Visitors can indulge in cakes, steamed buns, satay, pastries, dumplings and many other kinds of local delicacies whilst walking from stall to another stall.
Situated within Sarawak House Complex shopping centre, Premier Hotel in Sibu is about 30 minutes away from Sibu Airport. It is a short 10-minute walk from Sibu Heritage Centre, Central Market and the local night market. This hotel is popular among local and international tourists. The rooms are equipped with television and tea or coffee making facilities. Ironing facilities are available upon request. Besides that, there are car rentals, airport transfers and meeting rooms are available at an extra charge. The hotel also provides luggage storage at its 24-hour front desk. As for dining options, Bamboo Restaurant serves local, Chinese and international cuisines. Bamboo House provides a cozy and relaxed ambience suitable for any gathering and meetings. There is also access to WiFi networks in Bamboo House at no charge. This restaurant opens daily from 10:00am - 12 midnight.
The hotel lies within Sibu town and features WiFi access throughout the hotel. This hotel also offers rooms facing a garden equipped with standard amenities including desk, wardrobe and complimentary toiletries. There are also free newspapers in the lobby for guests to read during leisure times. Besides dry cleaning and laundry services, complimentary self parking is available on-site.