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20 - 25 Kampung Rayu Melayu | Jalan Hidupan Liar, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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The Kebun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed in Olivia's Bungalow with our three children aged 10, 7 and 4 and had an amazing time. The food is fantastic (oh the excitement of undoing the tiffin tin every evening to find out what we had for dinner), everyone is so friendly and helpful and the surroundings are beautiful. The children were made to feel so... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there with the family, including one 10 year old girl. The experience was fantastic. We stayed at the Adrian´s bungalow. Very comfortable for the five of us. It includes a car, so we were able to drive around. The staff was very nice and helpful. We had dinner there, served at our bungalow. Nice and more than enough.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking to kick back and immerse yourself in nature then the Kebun is the perfect place - we spent a long wknd in Borneo and loved every minute - Adrian and the Kebun family are so friendly and welcoming - we cant wait to return - Thanks a lot Adrian see you again soon! get that rice wine... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Three years after our first trip to Borneo (Sarawak) we returned: we wanted to 're-do' Sarawak, and also visit Sabah. Because we so much enjoyed staying at the Kebun's longhouse last time, we wanted to come back to this special place. We had kept in touch via facebook, and therefore knew that Adrian had made quite a few changes. He... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

When we arrived in Kuching, we were greeted by our host Adrian who welcomed us and brought us to the Kebun, a homestay on a working organic farm just a few kilometers west of the city. Since we were hungry, Adrian first stopped at a wonderful Indian restaurant. The grounds and bungalows of the Kebun, are beautiful but, the warm... More

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had 6 wonderful days at the Kebun. We stayed in the 'Little Cabin' which is cosy for Two. The stay includes just everything: airport pickup, full board, a Car, a mobile, a booklet with all tourist attractions and nice and helpful personell who organize just everything during your stay. They anticipate your needs and have it solved before can... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We arrived in Kuching with nothing but the clothes we stood in as our luggage had not come off our plane from Mumbai, feeling pretty stressed and exhausted. From the moment Adrian and his family picked us up from the airport we were amazed at how friendly and welcoming everyone at The Kebun were. We stayed in "The Little Cabin",... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We really enjoyed our four-day stay at the Kebun. The farm was a great starting point for our trips to the National Parks in Sarawak and the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. The old Ford was a reliable vehicle on the streets of Borneo. But also the farm itself offers a lot of nature and wildlife to explore. We stayed at the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

6 fabulous nights at the Kebun with the most gracious host Adrian,Olivia ,Jeannet ,Laila ,Siti and the rest of the team.There is no other place in Malaysia that keeps in mind what a traveler truly needs like the Kebun a airport transfer,lovely functional room & toilet,great home cooked food by Siti & Laila (which I have requested dishes that I... More

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If we had known the Kebun was going to be so awesome, we would have stayed there the entire time we were in Kuching. My husband and I stayed in Olivia's Bungalow and the villa itself was a really good size and very nicely kept. In addition to a car, GPS, and cell phone, we were given a fresh loaf... More

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Address: 20 - 25 Kampung Rayu Melayu | Jalan Hidupan Liar, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
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The Kebun Kuching, Sarawak

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The Kebun was started 12 years ago as our plan for a retirement home in Sarawak, East Malaysia. Adrian’s Bungalow was put up after being disassembled from the movie set of The Sleeping Dictionery. Olivia’s was only put up only two years later when it was taken out of storage which was also disassembled from the same movie set. The farmstay side of the business only started in April 2010 after much encouragement from friends.The Kebun is not just accommodation, it is an experience. If you would like to get a taste for the basics of a simple lifestyle in a beautiful tropical setting, which is of fresh gardens of organic herbs & vegetables, picking your own tropical fruits, dining on fresh farm raised livestock, fishing for your own freshwater fish & simple accommodation with little impact to the environment, or even to help out with feeding all of the animals at the end of the day’s activities and again in the morning, then your are up for a unique Sarawakian adventure at The Kebun. ... more   less 
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