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opole
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best stay.former gubernor Home.full of sign of last.family atmosferę .good big garden.close to everywhere.also to park..We are enjoy the best quality of stay ,also friendlky dogs.f amily freakfast.possibilty to także car.cheap .

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Mui Ne
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Annie and Eric are gems! Looking after the late Tan Sri Datuk William Tan's house and visitors from a range of countries, ethnicities and needs, ensuring all feel at home with sound wisdom, maximum awareness and minimal hassle. Great location and value, with taxis just a ten minute walk away.

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Rotterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Our room at the fairviewguesthouse was quite basic and there was some streetnoise. However, it was spotless and there was hot water in the shower any time you wanted it. The location at first looked a bit out of centre but proofed nearer then we thought. But what realy made our stay the highlight of our time in borneo were... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The Fairview is a great guesthouse in a terrific location very close to downtown Kuching with lots of good restaurants, shopping and amenities within a 15 minute walk. The operators, Annie and Eric are warm, welcoming and very helpful. Annie helped set up some great tours at reasonable prices, including an overnight trip to Bako NP. She also offered really... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a nice, cheerful budget guesthouse. Annie was very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. My room was basic but adequate for the price and the garden separating the house from the road is nice. There was wifi but it was pretty slow. Very close to the Sarawak museum (worth a visit) and within walking distance of the town centre.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have to say, when I read Loki647's review of the guesthouse, I was surprised as it didn't echo our experience at all. The guesthouse is a beautiful, large house built about 80 years ago. It is close to the Sarawak museum, the bus station and the Merdaka shopping centre and only about 10 minutes' walk from the waterfront. It... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I spent an unenjoyable week at the Fairview. Overall, I felt rather exploited (everything is overpriced) and uncomfortable. My room in the main house (there are also garden rooms with no internet connection) was gloomy, worn-down and quite dirty. No cleaning service was provided. The kitchen was deplorably unclean, full of bugs and garbage and unpleasant to use. I was... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Annie and Eric were so accommodating! They helped us with every need we had, from where to eat to mailing a package. The guest house is within walking distance to the riverfront. The room was basic but large......tranquil setting, air conditioning, and hot water for a great price. We highly recommend Fairview.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The property could be beautiful, is in a good location (a 10-20 minute walk from many central attractions and basics like grocery stores), but is neglected and can get very unclean at times. Most items in the communal kitchen are badly damaged and do not work, and the cooking area is usually quite unclean and covered with discarded food, fruit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I stayed in the garden bungalow without a comfortable chair to sit out when the sun did shine. In 7 damp days there was no linen service nor a broom supplied and toilet paper not replenished. Like the rest of Kuching, maintenance is minimal but the local people are very friendly. The bungalow is accessed via a wet moss covered... More 

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Address: No 6 Jalan Taman Budaya | (Opposite Sarawak Museum's Garden), Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $15 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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