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Kuching Waterfront Lodge

No. 15, Main Bazaar, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Ranked #15 of 47 Hotels in Kuching
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Gladstone, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here twice, but only one night each time on different rooms, and we will do it again. It's not the best hotel but it has what you need for a decent price. Location: The hotel is well located, you will have lots of point of interest around, two big shopping centres, the national Parks office across the street,... More 

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Saltaire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Well located, basic but charming guesthouse. The Lodge is a former spice trader's shop house and the entrance and reception area has lots of historic character. The rooms and breakfast are basic, as you would expect for the price but it is kept very clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. It's well located and doesn't suffer from too much... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights as a couple. The hotel has heritage decor and furniture. The garden room we were in was damp and had a very strong musty smell pretty poor. Wi fi was not available only down in the lobby area. Plus side the staff were very friendly and helpful. Don't get to excited about the breakfast... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The waterfront hotel is a cozy quiet place with friendly and helpful staff. Its also very good value for money and is in a great location. I would recommend this place to anyone who want to relax for a few days in kuching.

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very helpful staff, excellent location, clean & quiet room, decor and furniture suit heritage and add character. Staff were happy to help with my luggage, book me a taxi and help me with a Wi-Fi problem, all at no charge. Would stay there again

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Walk straight out the hotel into a popular area, right next to the river. Room was basic but clean with working AC and a surprisingly good shower. Staff were helpful and friendly. They provide different kinds of lockers for your valuables which is a thoughtful and really helpful touch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Pro: Staff at front desk very helpful and friendly, Chinatown, colonial area, mall all located in the streets behind the hotel. Con: Wifi in lobby area only (get bitten by mosquitoes at night in the lobby), poor reception for TV channels (limited choice). You must pay the total amount of your stay upon arrival in cash.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Overall: rustic, rooms are a bit musty, a weird mixture of Chinese and ethnic design - great location (but so is everything in Kuching as it's a really tiny city) 5 TV channel, only BBC news in English - Aircon goes cold or very cold If you want an extra blanket or pillow, you have to pay 4 and 3... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hotel has a fantastic location on the Main Bazaar, just across the road from the river. All the staff are very, very friendly and helpful. The communal areas are really cool - there's a lovely courtyard in the middle of the building and a big, well-equipped kitchen (although we didn't use it as there are many good, cheap restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Owners were friendly and very helpful, the room had all necessities shower with soap, toilet with toilet paper, clean bed and even a TV. Though most rooms were occupied it wasn't noisy. Breakfast was minimal but so was the price. Chilled Water was available 24hrs for free which is amazing. It's cheaper to book directly with them, you get a... More 

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