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Kuching Waterfront Lodge

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Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location across the street from the river. Good room, sheets and towels were new and fresh and they also made up the room in the morning. We got a slow season discount on a room with a king bed. Friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast area had a fridge that you shared with other guests but most of all I...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to stay a couple of nights when in Kuching. Convenient place along the waterfront of the river. All interesting things are easily done by foot. Rooms are not big, breakfast is very simple, but the atmosphere in this old chinese house and the friendly people working there makes up for this. Whenever I return, I will stay...

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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The hostel are clean and cosy. Our stay included breakfast and that could be better. The service was ok except they forgot to call us the last night where we was going to the airport. That must not happen

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Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is great for the budget traveler. The room I had was clean and came with hot water, aircon, sheets, toilet paper and soap. The location of the hotel is perfect, right on the waterfront, with an easy walk to all the great attractions. The best part was the service. The front desk staff were so helpful, helping me...

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Busan, South Korea
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I chose the Kuching Waterfront Lodge especially for its location and local Sarawak ambiance, and in that regard, I was very satisfied. It was great being able to walk out of the front door right onto the waterfront and also be within walking distance of most places I wanted to go. I stayed for a total of four nights in...

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Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The bedrooms are simple and clean it's totally enough for few days. the place is quiet and peaceful and the decorations when you arrive in the hall makes you realise that you are in Borneo! In front of the Sarawak river to enjoy a beautiful view it offer a nice start to enjoy your day, close to the bus station.....

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are looking for place to stay with lots of amenities, this is not the place. I was looking for a special place different from a typical hotel, with local feel and a good location. So this is the place. We booked 2 rooms, one triple and one double but the double was upgraded to triple, so we had...

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North Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The four stars is for the location of Waterfront Lodge and the friendly staff. The rooms are ok with working aircon. It took several days and begging to have the wet towels changed, and don't worry about the breakfast. Plenty of eateries nearby. Wi Fi was not good in the room, had to go downstairs for it.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed in two rooms, one of which was good but the other was very poor - cramped, dirty and in need of maintenance. This review reflects on both rooms, but would be quite different if we'd only stayed in one or the other. The good: - Beautiful common area, very relaxing and nice environment to spend time in -...

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Klang, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We spent four night at this place. It is close to the river front and therefore is a convenient location. We booked a double room but were given a triple room for the same price. This is a budget hotel, the rooms are a bit run down with ants crawling in the bathroom. The towels were worn out and fraying...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Kuching Waterfront Lodge, refurbished with Colonial, Nyonya & Baba decor. Kuching Waterfront Lodge is located at Main Bazaar, one of the oldest & busiest streets in Kuching, where trading took place since a long time ago in the era of James Brooke (The White Rajah). Today, the Main Bazaar is still buzzing with people, entertainment & business activities, with traditional spices, antiques, jewelries shops and cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuching Waterfront Lodge

Address: No. 15 Main, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: ₹ 1,429 - ₹ 1,838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kuching Waterfront Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“we had room 113 and it was ok”
 of 5 bubbles CarstenKroghsbo, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms get a lot of noise, central rooms may not have windows”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“WiFi worked fast in #122 as router is just outside.”
 of 5 bubbles seafare74, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front overlook the waterfront and some others overlook a central courtyard. Some have no windows.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaScaglia, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“First floor, provides some daylight. :)”
 of 5 bubbles 478ireneh, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
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