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Gawing Lodge

No. 24, Jalan Tabuan, Kuching 93100, Malaysia (Formerly Borneo Bed & Breakfast)
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Ranked #11 of 47 hotels in Kuching
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
sillero82 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The family who runs the lodge is lovely.They will help you about everything you need.We felt so comfortable.Small breackfast is included and they let us to use the kitchen whenever we wanted.Location 5 min to information tourist office to book the accomodation in the National Parks.Rooms simple and clean with aircon.Shared bathroom. We spent almost 10 days like at home.... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Rooms are basic but clean, with air-conditioning. Staff here are lovely and very welcoming, we felt at home right away. Breakfast is a help yourself, toast, jam, tea and coffee. They also let us use the family kitchen to prepare our own food, which was much appreciated. Location is good, only 5-10 minute walk to most of the tourist destinations.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights. It was a really nice time. The family who runs the lodge is extremely friendly and welcoming, the rooms are clean and the cheapest I could find, the location is great, the food is cheap and delicious and everybody seems to be quite relaxed and in a good mood. Definitely the ideal place to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Well, where do i start... everything in this place was dirty, broken or something else would be wrong. i understand this is a cheap hostel, but it looks like the room has never been cleaned, we found few cigarette butts around the window frame, dirty bed sheets with suspiciously looking stains, my bed had a very thin foam mattress on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We spent a couple of days here and we really felt at home. The family is very nice, helpful and our double room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast included is quiet simple (tea/coffee, butter/jam toasts) but it was sometimes cheered up by a locale dish like fried rice or mee goreng. The location is good in the city center,... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Stayed two nights- extremely helpful staff (its family run)- rooms small but functional, shared bathroom. Wonderful breakfast cooked fresh, the owner loves to cook and this is evident in her authentic home fayre (fried garlic rice one morning, chinese style porridge the next) There is a really cool wee bar attached at the back but it was closed when we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Gawing for 4 nights, and really enjoyed it. A family-run business, it really has an intimate, welcoming vibe. The guesthouse is definitely better value than any of the others that we checked out: the rooms were clean (though basic) and air-conditioned. Best of all, a homemade breakfast was included. All-in-all, a great place to stay.

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

one of the best hostels/homestays i have experienced so far. very nice family atmosphere, very helpful people, very clean place, everything was 'very' :) add a very good breakfast to this, and don't even think about choosing another place to stay while in kuching! these people are really passionate about what they are doing! they really enjoy hosting and offering... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a wonderful place to stay in Kuching.New family owners!Now called Gawing Lodge. And would come highly recommended. Close to everything. Clean and cheerful rooms.A great family atmosphere. They are welcoming, caring and helpful. Quite, clean, small and family run- ideal to feel at home, while away! We would definately recommend staying here! Thanking them for everything. Alex &... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

This guesthouse has just been taken over by new owners and new management and has changed its name to Gawing Lodge! IGNORE all reviews from before Feb 2013!!! I have never reviewed a hotel on here before but felt this place really deserves it! We arrived and immediately felt at home, there is an eating area where breakfast, tea and... More

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Address: No. 24, Jalan Tabuan, Kuching 93100, Malaysia (Formerly Borneo Bed & Breakfast)
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
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Borneo Bed And Breakfast
Gawing Lodge Kuching, Sarawak

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