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Grand Margherita Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman | P.O. Box 2362, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately we did not choose this hotel, it was part of a tour we were on for 6 days. On arrival we were shown to our room which on first glance appeared ok. There were stains on the carpet and ink on the chair but it is an older style hotel. However on pulling back the duvet we were shocked.... More

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Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very comfortable hotel conveniently situated close to the Sarawak river in the centre of Kuching. The staff were very friendly and obliging, particularly the travel advisor Judy James who provided details of the Bako National Park and organised a visit for me on a weekend at very short notice with a most excellent guide, who spoke flawless English. Highly... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of 4 of us stayed here for 5 nights. The breakfast had a huge choice and you could have literally anything you can think of! Pool was nice and there was hardly anyone there so nice and quiet. Average rooms and an average service. The bar is severely overpriced. Ideal location.

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MarcomPaula, Public Relations Manager at Grand Margherita Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mego Mego M Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back again, perhaps for the coming holidays. Do book directly with us the next time around and take advantage of our Best Price Guarantee which comes with added perks. Should you have... More

Charneux, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well located. The staff is not always fluent in English but it is ok. The room is average. The lights control are weird and not always respond to what you ask. The Air conditioning could only send freezing air. It felt very humid also. I didn't try the TV. There is a small safe. There is wifi... More

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MarcomPaula, Public Relations Manager at Grand Margherita Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michel R Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. We are glad that you have enjoyed our breakfast, free Wifi throughout the hotel and our facilities. We have shared your feedback with our team and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Do book directly with us the next time... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights,actually it was a nice stay but the check in took time so long and we have to wait in lobby for about 30 minutes and we decided to have our dinner first. The staff promised to give us a connecting room and we have to wait because one room is not ready yet. After... More

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MarcomPaula, Public Relations Manager at Grand Margherita Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linda T Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. We would like to apologise for the miscommunication and inconveniences caused. Rest assured, your invaluable feedback has been shared with our team and we look forward to making it up to you the next time around. Do not hesitate to book directly... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an overall view of our 3night stay, the service we got was majorly disappointing, the good was cold, and hotel needs major refurbishing. We were in club rooms, so make sure you do that option if you stay at the grand margarita

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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel for a conference at a nearby hotel. Was apprehensive after reading reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. Rooms are recently refurbished and very comfortable, well worth the money. The hotel might look dated from the outside, but don't be fooled. Great rooms

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MarcomPaula, Public Relations Manager at Grand Margherita Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Navin N Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. It has been a pleasure having you stay with us while on business and an honor to have provided a great stay experience in Kuching. When planning your next getaway to Kuching, do not hesitate to book directly with us and take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a great hotel in down town Kuching's waterfront area, with peaceful river view across to north shore. For the price it charges, it is also great value for money. The rooms are spacious, fixtures are old but in working order; aircon is powerful and will be nicer if it can be controlled. Best is still the water front... More

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Dear baksun Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. We are please that you have had a great stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again! Do not hesitate to book directly with us the next time around and take advantage of our Best Price Guarantee which comes... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This hotel is highly recommended for location, value for money and good service. The hotel is by the river giving you a nice river view and it is very near to Top Spot Seafood Food Court. It is right in the town centre very near to all major attractions in the city and only about 15-20 min drive from the... More

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Dear 1john316 Thank you for your review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. It is always good to know when our guests have had a comfortable stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Do not hesitate to book directly with us to enjoy our Best Price Guarantee. Should you have any... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The hotel is in a great spot, close to a number of food options and right on the river, which is great if you are located on the river side of the hotel as far as the view is concerned. We were in the recently renovated wing of the hotel and whilst it was comfortable enough, it was let down... More

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MarcomPaula, Public Relations Manager at Grand Margherita Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Crax81 Thank you for taking your time to write us a review and for staying with us at the Grand Margherita Hotel. We have shared your feedback with our team, and we would like to apologise for a less than perfect stay. We hope you will stay with us again and we look forward to welcoming you back. Do... More

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Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman | P.O. Box 2362, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Margherita Hotel 4*
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Situated in the heart of the city's business, entertainment and shopping district, the hotel offers free WiFi and is 20 minutes drive from the Kuching International Airport. Grand Margherita Hotel is adjacent to the Sarawak Plaza Shopping Complex and the Sarawak Economic Development Corporation Building. Its sister hotel, the Riverside Majestic, is located just across the road. With tourist attractions such as the Kuching Waterfront, Chinese Museum, Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple, Fort Margherita and Main Bazaar nearby, Grand Margherita Hotel certainly has the best location in the city for business or leisure. ... more   less 
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