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20 - 25 Kampung Rayu Melayu | Jalan Hidupan Liar, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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The Kebun
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heeze, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a hotel or a resort. The place is great for what it is; pure and honest. For me this place was like a warm blanket, so homely. The owners are wonderful people. Thanks again for the birthday cake! Janet is a great host! Thanks Janet for the crocodile hunting! We planned 7 but stayed 11 nights. Dinner... More

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Pantai Cenang, Malaysia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked initially for 4 nights at "The Kebun" and ended up staying 10. This alone should be evidence enough that we loved this place. It is ideally situated for all the trips suggested in the booklet provided by Adrian. We would advice you read this well when you arrive as it proves to be extremely helpful. Adrian, his wife... More

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Upon our arrival, we were so shocked to see the wonderful farm because it is even more beautiful than on the website. Me and my kids, stayed over Olivia's bungalow for 5 nights and the last night we stayed at Kebun Residences because we had an early flight the next day. This was so convenient for us because the the... More

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brisbane
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the headmans longhouse for 5 nights. We had a very memorable stay - the rooms are rustic and homely. Adrian and Jeanette was extremely helpful and the car was great to get us around, especially since the weather was not great. The highlight of the stay was the New Year's Eve dinner .. They... More

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

First, the property is amazing! Adrian is a master and a genius in his own right, and has created something wonderful in the process of realizing his dream. My stay at The Kebun was merely to kill a few days before 10 days of photography work at Bako National Park. However, my three nights here proved to be highly enjoyable.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We booked The Kebun after wanting something different from the usual hotel stay, as frequent business travellers, and this place hit the mark. Inclusion of vehicles was fantastic so we could self-drive anywhere we wanted - not owning for the past few years meant that this was a novelty. The meals were homely and the kitchen was generously stocked with... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I went to Kuching on business, but added a few days over the weekend to see a little bit of the country. Staying at the Kebun was perfect for what I wanted. It was close to central Kuching but not your standard boring generic hotel accommodation. It's really unique and I am really inspired by what Adrian has created here.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We loved The Kebun - it's a very relaxing place, the staff are super friendly and helpful, it's in a great location and the meals are delicious. We stayed for 5 nights in the Headman's Longhouse which was perfect for our family. Our two kids (3 and 5 years old) had plenty of space and enjoyed the novelty of sleeping... More

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Tanah Merah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

OMG. what a place. about 30 mins from the airport and 40 mins from the main tourist areas (depending on the traffic) this amazing place is very central to the main attractions in Sarawak (around Kuching) More authentic than a 5* this gorgeous jungle house will suit you if you love quiet time and watching the world go by. Great... More

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Sydney
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stayed in the Longhouse here in September 2013. There were 2 families with 8 of us in total, with kids aged 7 - 10. This was by far the highlight of the trip. The setting is gorgeous; with plenty of room to stretch you legs. The kids enjoyed getting up early and feeding the animals and exploring the property.... More

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Also Known As:
The Kebun Kuching, Sarawak
Address: 20 - 25 Kampung Rayu Melayu | Jalan Hidupan Liar, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 37 Specialty lodging in Kuching
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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