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Borneo Seahare Guesthouse

One Wayang Street | Leboh Wayang, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights, and it felt like home right away. The standard is simple, but you got everything you need to enjoy Kuching. The people who work here are THE best, they will help you plan everything there is to explore in this lovely city and the places around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother and I stayed here for 5 days and it was everything we could ever need from a hostel. Wifi, breakfast, and great people. The dorms were comfortable with plenty of plugs, the showers had hot water (with great water pressure), and the people were great! Plus, they have an excellent movie collection :) We really felt like we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked on hostel world and the hostel was called a different name to Paradesa (forgotten what it was called now), so when we were in our taxi from the airport (which Paradesa kindly booked for us) the taxi driver had trouble finding the place! As soon as we found it, the manager / owner (Amy) was super helpful, gave... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great backpackers hostel in a great location (right on the waterfront) in Kicking. We stayed for a total of three nights and loved our stay. Excellent hosts and a really relaxed atmosphere conducive to meeting lots of new people. Although this does make it rather easy to pass many hours in the confines of the hostel! We stayed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience. Seahare is not just a hostel it will become a 2nd home. Located in the centre of town beside the river. Everything you need is in walking distance and you can book tours in the shop downstairs. With lovely rooms, great beds in a large 12 bed dorm, hot water, imternet and simple breakfast facilities there... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place! It felt like home. Very spacious dorm room which has air conditioning so it was very easy to sleep at night. There are hot showers, toast, tea and coffee for breakfast, movie selection, board games, bean bags...they really have it all. There is a small locker for any valuables which is very handy and a cute... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We booked the airport pickup for 25 ringgit and were met by Ben, brother of Greg who, with Amy, runs the hostel. They offered us a choice of rooms, one with a window and fan and the other with no window and air conditioning. We took the one with the window, it was good; neat, high ceilings and relatively cool... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I stayed at Borneo Seahare in April for 4 days after booking just 1 night! It's a very small backpackers with a big heart. The owners are really lovely, not only giving lots of advice but are very much part of everyone's experience as they live there too. The rooms are small but the beds are comfortable, hot showers and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

This was the best hostel I have ever stayed in! Greg was an amazing host and very knowledgeable thank you for making me feel so welcome :) I can't wait to come back and see Greg again! It was bang in the center of town, 5mins from the waterfront. I'm missing the place so much I have already booked my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Home sweet home! My 11-days stay at Borneo was in one word amazing. Initially, I booked only a few nights, but the extreme friendliness of Amy and Greg, the cozy and personal atmosphere of the hostel and the numerous activities to do in the vicinity made me keep extending my stay. The hostel is extremely clean, has a great atmosphere... More

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Address: One Wayang Street | Leboh Wayang, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Airport Transportation
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CITY CENTRE WATERFRONT LOCATION, ALL ROOMS FULLY AIR CONDITIONED, OUTDOOR DECKING/POND AREA, FREE WIFI, CHEAP BEER FOR SALE, BIKE RENTAL AND TOURS AVAILABLE Situated in the heart of Kuching city, Borneo Seahare Guesthouse offers clean, comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. Borneo Seahare Guesthouse is a family-operated backpackers' hostel which offers a communal environment in which to socialise with fellow backpackers, and discover the uniqueness of Kuching, whilst also promoting a responsible exploration of our natural surroundings through adventures and tours. Our hostel is clean, comfortable and secure; however we do not impose tough rules on our guests, and simply request that they treat one another with courtesy and respect.We love Kuching, and want our guests to love it too, which is why our staff can often be found chatting (and occasionally drinking!) With them and advising them on the best places to eat, drink, party or relax. ... more   less 
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