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Kampung Semadang | Batu 24, Jalan Borneo Heights, Kuching 93250 , Malaysia
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Kurakura Homestay
Ranked #4 of 68 Kuching B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing marriage of people, place and local style offering even a solo traveller who likes comfort an outstanding stay in the jungle. Well, we ate jungle food Liza picked on our jungle shopping trip, along with the freshest market prawns and fish. If trekking is your thing Lars takes you to caves, rivers, valleys and hills on... More

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Pegomas, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at Kurakura homestay, right after our arrival in Borneo. What a wonderful stay !!! We really enjoyed it. Lars and Liza are so cool and welcoming that you feel like at home after a few hours. The cooking is absolutely delicious, with à lot of products from their garden and some directly from the jungle. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After 10 days in Sarawak we can warmly recommend the Kura Kura Homestay, it was the best place we have ever been: a friendly atmosphere,deep insights into the local bidajuh life along the Sarawak river, home grown, fresh fruits and vegetables from the jungle jard, delicious and very tasty meals, great knowledge of jungle plants and animals,intersting and adventuring activities... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Kurakura Homestay three years ago on our trip to Sarawak. When we decided to go back to Sarawak, we decided to come back to this lovely place. And we were not disappointed! Kurakura was - again - the best place to stay during our three week trip to Sarawak and Sabah. All the raving reviews on Tripadvisor are... More

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I am writing this review after a 24 day vacation on Malaysian Borneo with my wife, where we visited some of Lonely Planets "Top Choice"s and Tripadvisor high-scorers in Santubong, Kuching, Miri, Mulu, KK and Kota Belud. And there is no doubt in our minds, our 4D/3N with Lars and Liza was the best and most complete experience. It is... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Before we came to Borneo we had a picture in our heads of the rainforest experience we wanted - after a week or so travelling around it started to seem a bit of a hopeful dream, until we came to Kurakura. The location is just sublime - surrounded by dense forest seemingly untouched by man, only accessible by a beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have great memories of our stay, which was all we hoped it would be. The ride up the river from the village was a perfect introduction to our stay. Lars and Lisa's hospitality was great, as was Lisa's cooking. I hope she does write her cookbook one day! The rooms are simple with mosquito netting over the bed, there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Lars and Lisa have got this so right! We were not sure about staying in a family home but Lars made up comfortable right from the moment he picked us up from our hotel. He is so knowledgeable about the area and made us feel safe in the jungle; we tried things we would never have done on our own... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Our stay at KuraKura Homestay was the highlight of our 4 weeks holidays in Malaysia. We stayed 2 nights ( 3 days) with our 2 adult sons and enjoyed every minute. Lars picked us up at our hotel in Kuching and drove us to the market to do some shopping. The homestay can only be reached by boat and 2... More

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Sydney, Australia
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This was a great way to spend a few days surrounded by jungle. Lisa is a great cook and there was always plenty of great, freshly cooked food. She also took us walking through the jungle to pick vegetables and herbs for dinner, also pointing out many other plants and their medicinal properties. The house is nice with broad verandahs.... More

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Address: Kampung Semadang | Batu 24, Jalan Borneo Heights, Kuching 93250 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Also Known As:
Kurakura Homestay Hotel Kuching
Kurakura Homestay Kuching, Sarawak

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Kurakura Jungle Homestay is a place to explore the wildlife surrounding and to escape from the city stress. You'll find us next to the Sarawak river, a paradise surrounded by the rainforest of Borneo. ... more   less 
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