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Marco Polo's Travellers

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236 Padungan Rd, 1st Floor, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of the place is perfect! Friendly and helpful. Had great conversations with Sam. Plus the foods are amazing, the beds are comfortable. Breakfast are amazing. Sam really knows how to treat his guest well. He knows just about anything about Sarawak and the people! If there's ever a chance for me to come again, I'd definitely choose here... More 

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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great guesthouse in Kuching. The location would be the only downside, as it's a 10-20 minute walk into town, depending on where you go. Rooms are quite comfortable. Shared bathrooms are cleaned regularly. Wifi is decent. Breakfast is basic, but has a little variety each day, which is nice. Sam and Georgette are wonderful hosts. They always... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely lovely people, comfy beds, breakfast of toast, no swimming pool ;) great place to stay as the owners make you feel so welcome, they're so friendly and easy to talk to however there is nothing to do or see in kuching, if you are going to go there stay here but I wouldn't recommend or bother going to kuching.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6D/5N. We totally love the guesthouse !! It was very well kept , maintained clean & nice ambiance. Room was spacious and comfortable. We had everything we need here. Located very close to waterfront & town center. Easily could walk to many places. Access to public transport is very near. There are many shops around to eat.... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Jeyyanthi, Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful review. We're happy & appreciated your time staying in our guesthouse. We're always striving to provide better services to our guests & grateful that you loved them. In the near future, we'd be earnestly looking forward to Welcome you & friend. Wishing both of you a very successful career... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We are a matured, well travelled couple & we stayed in a double room for 6 nights (3 and 3 as we were back after 1 night in a Long House with Iban tribe) in March 2015 during our 1 month Asia trip. We've decided to choose Marco Polo based on the TA reviews and we were not disapointed...Sam and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I ended up staying in Kuching , Malaysian/ borneo for 8 days on a 3 month trip around Asia .. I have to say that this place was a true home away from home . The owners were super kind and down to earth . Every morning there was something different and delicious for breakfast which is always a good... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Teddy Malen, Thank you for taking your time to write a positive review for us. Since you're our guest, we like the way you express yourself & your lovely personality we'll always remember.........we hope you'll come back soon as you seriously express your love for its people & the city. We wish you'd an adventurous vacation in Indonesia... More 

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Wow, from the moment you set foot in the place Sam and Jane make you feel like family. It may not look like much from the street but climb the stairs and the polished wooden floors, historical photos, facilities, hospitality and warmth of the staff will make you feel like you are coming home. We came back 3 times and... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Ms Macpeanuts, Thanks a lot for staying your many days with us. We loved & appreciated much in conversing with you cos' we learnt so much from countries you lived. Louise & you are such a warm, humble & considerate persons we rarely met, just like old family members......how we wish you'd stay longer with us,surely a blessing to... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Stayed with Marco Polo mixed dorm for 4 nights and then returned for another night before I flew out from Kuching. Have to say it is one of the best value for money guesthouses I have ever stayed. Good location (10mins walk to waterfront/main bazaar/carpenter street, located near the main gate cat statue of Jalan Padungan, 5mins away from the... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Wei Jian, Thank you very much for taking your time to write such a wonderful review fro us. We're glad that you're comfortable staying in our guesthouse & satisfied with our breakfast. As you've said that you'll come again, we look forward to Welcome you again soonest...........Wishing you a fantastic career back home! Take care! Warmest Regards, Sam,Georgette &... More 

Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I stayed here from 5th to 9th Feb 2015. Overall, me and my husband really loved the place. It's clean, the bedroom is spacious. Enough for me to sleep on the floor with my 3 y.o daughter. I am pregnant 7 mth and my daughter had a great sleep every single night since at night it's very peaceful and quite.... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Lili247, Thank you so much for writing a review of MP. We're happy to know that you & husband were satisfied of your stay through your time here. In case, you need any services & information from us in the future,we'd like to provide you with the latest tourism news. Should you want to spend your vacation on your... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I've stayed at this guesthouse several times, and every time I do I have a great time. It is clean, the owners (Samuel and Georgette) are great and it is centrally located near the big cat statue and gate to Chinatown. It is within easy walking distance to the Kuching waterfront and right near many amazing restaurants. Every time I... More 

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