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Merdeka Palace Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg | Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Ranked #28 of 47 hotels in Kuching
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Banting, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to start this review with a couple of quotes from the hotels own web site: "As a 5 star business & travel hotel, we offer a plethora of services, all aimed at making your stay the most enjoyable one in the city of Kuching" and "Open the doors to any of our rooms or apartment suites and... More

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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At this price range, I could find a better hotel & I did. The hotel is charming & has a grand feel to it. However, it is ageing & not making any effort to catch up with the modern world. There is no wifi. The room was smaller than I expected. The small window opened towards the carpark. Wardrobe has... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in the 2 bedroom apartment with family.Found out there is no Wifi available.worst was the complimentary coffee and tea sachets on given 2 each.when call the front desk they told me once a day only.if need more than pay RM6 per sachet.Ridiculous price.I can buy a 12 packets of 3 in 1 coffee across the hotel.Room condition ok.Only the... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A quaint old fashioned faded colonial style hotel which has seen better days. There is a very grand foyer but the rooms, pool and other facilities need renovating. Despite this it is good place to stay the staff are lovely and very helpful. Late checkout was no problem eventually extending to 6 pm. It is much cheaper than the Hilton... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Overall, i am satisfied with the room although it is small, and the tv is an old tv,its not led or flat screen tv..but im okay for that.what dissapoint is i've been told that my room did not have any wifi connection and i need to pay for internet access. I mean hello,even budget hotel do provide free wifi.

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This hotel is in the centre of town and has a swimming pool and a gym. Better still - it has large two bedroom apartments for families at a very reasonable price. The hallway is battered and stinks of cigarettes, but the apartment is clean and spacious, with a kitchen, dining table, sitting room, two large bedrooms and three bathrooms.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stay 1 night with bikers group for Borneo trip, Standard room for 2 people are a bit small, but comfortable. Location in town center near shopping complex and others. Breakfast are ok with not much verity to chose, but local food just around the corner.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Located in the middle of Kuching city of Sarawak, the location is excellent. Everything is within walking distance-a mall with Mcdonald and food court, the famous waterfront, Chinatown, the historical museums and mosque, the long streets of souvenir selling shops and India Street.We stayed at the two rooms family suite and it was convenient as there was a kitchenette and... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed for one night during a biz trip. Rooms facing the road and open field is better and bigger. This hotel is 16 year already but rooms and overall state of building is still well maintained. Clean rooms with good wifi connection. Hotel bfast is normal but if you like to explore local sarawak food. The waterfront is just 10min... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

was in this hotel for tennis tournament very nice hotel I come there at midnight and get surprisely good hospitality and very good people work there and the shoping mall is very close to the hotel its very usefull)

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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg | Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merdeka Palace Hotel 3.5*
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Merdeka Palace Kuching
Merdeka Palace Hotel Kuching, Sarawak

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With an advantageous strategic location, only 15 minutes from the airport, the regal Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites gives guests privilege across to some of Kuching city's historical jewels such as the Sarawak Museum and one of Kuching's landmarks, Padang Merdeka. Nearby are the Textile Museum, Chinese History Museum and Islamic Museum. The Hotel is just a short walk to the newly-built shopping mall, Plaza Merdeka, and is a 5-minute walk to the Waterfront and Main Bazaar. Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites is home to 213 rooms inclusive of apartment suites. The Hotel offers comprehensive facilities including Wi-Fi access, health centre, gym, swimming pool and sauna, all of which ensures a pleasurable stay for guests. The Hotel has six international standard food and beverage outlets: Ristorante Beccari, the award-winning Italian restaurant; Aurora Court, the all-day dining restaurant; Victoria Arms, the English pub; Yn Cellar; La Habana Cigar Divan; and its cafe bistro, Seattle Coffee & Tea. ... more   less 
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