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Kurakura Homestay

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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Whangamata
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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40 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Great experience, beautifull house in The jungle. Jungle trek with Lars and jungle shopping with Lisa is Great. If you dont feel like taking a shower in morning, just jump in The river. Make sure To take appropriate clothing. Slippers To walk in water and long pants if going in jungle

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Hamburg, Germany
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Looking back at our around the world trip: Kurakura definitely was one of our highlights. When we made a reservation some months before we arrived we were advised that early Jan is still rainy season. Well, in the rainforest we usually expect (some) rain so we went. And we had quite a lot of rain indeed! Which became part of... More

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Victoria, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Lars and Lisa were wonderful hosts. Lisa is a fantastic cook, with ingredients from the surrounding jungle garden. Lars is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the surrounding jungle and treks. We had a wonderful picnic lunch after coming through a cave in an wonderful tranquil setting. The rooms are very clean. You go for the whole experience. Although we were there... 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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