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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed at Marco Polo Guesthouse for about 6 days. Arriving at night was not a problem as he waited for us after emailing. It is in walking distance of the city centre and it is possible to leave your bags here when going to one of the many National Parks. Would recommend this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Ended up staying for one wholr week after booked for 3days. Sam and Georgette and two male cats, Marco and Ploppy, who runs this amazing place were doing whatever they can to make the guest feel comfortable and all. They also know kuching so well that they could provide recomendation on food, entertainments and places for day trips. The hostel...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello one-trekker, Thank you so much for taking your time to write such a encouraging review. Your interest & love for our guesthouse give us the enthusiasm to work even harder, never to give up, etc. As your part of your review shown, we look forward to your next visit with anticipation! Here, we wish you all the very Best...

Reviewed 5 July 2016

The hostel is in a good location for Chinatown and the bus to Bako NP. The room was large and we could spread our belongings around. Apart from a large table, the was a drying rack which is useful for the supplied towels. All the windows are internal and covered so there is no natural light but this was not...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Kevin D, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review for us. For the days that you & spouse have stayed with us, we enjoyed communicating & associating with you as we shared common "language, culture & tradition" With guests of common background, we'd comfortably shared & relating our experiences to you & spouse directly...

Paris, France
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I spent one week in the Marco Polo's Place. It was wonderful ! This hostel is one of the best that I seen in Borneo during my month of travel. The rooms are very comfortable and the bathrooms in a very good state! Everything is clear and clean and they provide everything you need : information, advice, and the most...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear MDROZZ, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review for us. Since the 1st day you arrived, we enjoyed your companionship & felt 'lost' when you left us. Chatting & associating is never boring & you're indeed an experienced lady for your age, young & sporting & have many fine qualities that we appreciated much....

Labuan Town, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I felt like i was visiting my uncle and aunty when i was staying here. The owner was very helpful and friendly that i felt like i am staying with my own family. The hostel was clean and it is near to the city centre. Will definitely come here again the next time im in Kuching.

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear AmandaNyara, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a positive review for us. We're glad that you loved our place & that you feel welcomed. Currently, we're still trying our best to improve our 'outlook' & 'over-all effects' of our guesthouse & we take seriously guests' reviews & 'red-mark' comments. The next time you visit us,...

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed at marco polo's for 2 nights and it's a great place very close to everything, the hostel is very clean and the rooms have air con, but the best thing about my stay here was the staff they are all so friendly and helpful and they genuinely want to hear your travel stories and tell you theirs, really...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello 908marcus, Thanks a lot for writing such a positive review & we're grateful that you loved & appreciated your 2 nights' stay here. When you expressed your satisfaction of staying in our guesthouse, it gives us more reasons to work hard on our "project" as it's a passive inspiration for us & a worthy dedication. In fact, there're more...

Gold Coast
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This was the second time we have stayed here. The owners are lovely, very helpful about getting around Kuching, storing luggage, and giving information on history and where to go. They even made us vegan (egg free) pancakes as part of free breakfast. We found the front room a little noisy one time, so we now opt for one the...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello 2pompom, Thank you so much for taking your time to write an encouraging review for us. We highly appreciated guests who thought of us in this way, which inspired us even more to do the Best we'd, etc. Though your stay was short, both of you seen to enjoy much about Mulu & our natures. Rest assure that your...

Seremban
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Stayed here for four nights and found Marco Polo's Tripadvisor rating to be a true reflection of its quality. The room's are affordable and very clean. The guesthouse is located about a ten minute's walk from the city center and about 5 minutes from excellent places to eat. The guesthouse is as good as it is because of its owners....

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you so much for taking your time to review us positively. We're so grateful to meet up your family & it's just a joyous time to spend conversing with you,will & the others especially on many general subjects & topics that had to do with increasing one's knowledge on spirituality & moral standards, hope to share more...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Myself, my wife and my brother stayed here for 5 nights, using it as a base to explore Kuching and Sarawak. The rooms, showers and common area are very clean. WiFi gets less reliable the further you are from reception, but this didn't bother us in the slightest. A hearty breakfast is included in the price, and the owners prepare...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Will J, Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful & long review. It's a 'booster,' a real encouragement for us to associate & bring our present & future guests around Kuching City & Surrounding Places of interest & historical value. We highly appreciated your interest in us when we first communicated with you & family & I...

Tsukuba, Japan
Reviewed 15 February 2016

It was my third stay at Marco Polo's Travelers. The owner couple, Sam and George, is very friendly and that made my stay very comfortable. Every time I go to Kuching I stay here because I feel home at Marco Polo. If you are a sole traveler, don't worry you will make many friends including Sam and George. Have a...

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Kotaro, Thank you so much for writing a encouraging review for us & we highly appreciated your 3rd time staying in our Guesthouse. In anything that you need in future, do feel free to share with us as we've always do so by communicating with you. Rest assure that your next trip to Kuching will be more interesting...

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Marco Polo is strategically located in Kuching city. Nearby Marco Polo's is the famous Kuching waterfront, main bazaar, Gambir Street, India Street, Sarawak museum, tourism information centre, shopping malls, bus services, entertainment outlets, 24 hour restaurant & cafe(across only). Close to Marco Polo are pubs, bars, reflexology centers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marco Polo's Travellers

Address: 1st Floor 236 Padungan Road, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: ₹ 655 - ₹ 1,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Quieter rooms are on the side, but have no window. The front are noisier”
 of 5 bubbles 2pompom, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The hostel is in a busy area. Early noise sometimes disturbing”
 of 5 bubbles itineranti2015, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“some rooms are windowlesss, so book ahead and ask for one with a window if that's important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahCrossling, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Street-front rooms have windows, yet also more noise from store-shop below.”
 of 5 bubbles LightSplash, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are many different types of rooms to choose from, which is a great asset to this guesthouse!”
 of 5 bubbles Ryanm_Canada, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
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