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Harbour View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lorong Temple, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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Ranked #25 of 48 Hotels in Kuching
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2010

We had superior room, with view across river to new State Legislature building in the distance, a Chinese temple close up. Short walk to waterfront and shopping area. People on front desk helpful and knowledgeable. Breakfast adequate, but regular meals in hotel restaurant so tempting we had several meals there. For good food and beer at reasonable prices, turn right... More

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europe
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

The Harbour view hotel is just great. The location could not be better, you really need to book a room with a river view, it is amazing. The stuff is very friendly and helpful. It is the best value you could ever get. The taxi is always in front of the hotel, we did not have breakfast at the hotel,... More

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Newport Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2009

Great hotel, ok price.The room was nice and so was the bathroom.But when we put our luggage with the bell boy he was nice to give us directions to a orang utan reserve center. However he became pushy and kept asking me if he wanted to arrange a shuttle.Later I took a cheaper shuttle(which he said was stopped since an... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

Location is good. Next to waterfront. Don't use the map the hotel provides. it's a very old map. We ended up walk in circle to find the Tourist Information Center (which has been moved few years back). Walked all the way down on Waterfront to goto Tourist Information Center. If you want to goto Damai Beach, don't listen to the... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

Rooms are alright. The breakfast sucks. Free wifi internet in room and location were its redeeming qualities.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

we stayed in this hotel for one night only and had a very good time there. The staff was helfpul (although the receptionist was a bit grumpy at first) and the room was spotlessly clean with a bath tub. The room comes with tea making facilities, TV with a few English speaking channels (Star movies, Star World, Discovery Travel and... More

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malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

this hotel was great!!! the rent for single bed just RM130.00 per-night. it was complete with coffee maker, small refrigerator, hair dryer, internet access, tv (of course) & the very special one is....bath tab!!! i loved it!!! the view outside from the window was great. i can see waterfront & the old temple.

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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

My family had stayed from 19th June to 22nd June and it seems that the room which we stayed may have been renovated. The bathroom fixtures look new and the room with an extra bed is big and comfortable enough for the four of us. (Couple with two teens girls) As our flight is in the evening; our request for... More

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Cayman Islands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

Great location at the Waterfront and across from the temple but that is the only good point. Rooms are cramped and dirty and with very seventies furtniture. Restaurant is not very welcoming, not from a staffing aspect (they are all very pleasant) but from an ambience perspective. Pink tablecloths, plastic chairs and fake flowers. Cost of beer was very expensive.... More

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Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

As others have mentioned - the rooms are a bit tatty, but its still great value for money as the locaton is awesome. We did have one of the cheaper rooms - so it could be worth upgrading. Staff are very helpful for organsing taxis/transfers etc. Not that y'all would forget as I did - but remember to specify a... More

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Address: Lorong Temple, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 245
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Harbour View Kuching
Harbour View Hotel Kuching, Sarawak

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