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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We loved our stay at the Fairview. Annie, Eric and Anson are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are big and clean. The garden is beautiful. We had very nice breakfasts for a very good price. A big plus is the location as it is close to Kuching Waterfront, the Museums and the main shopping area. It felt like home... More 

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Saint Nicolas, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Good location, It's about 10min. walk to Kuching Waterfront and 5 min. to the Shopping mall Plaza Merdeka where on the top floor you can find all kinds of food to eat out. Rooms are basic but spacious. They might smell a bit but that's normal because it's in an old house ! Bathroom has hot water. Wifi available. You... More 

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hellevoetsluis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Stayed at the Fairview for 5 nights . Annie, the owner is very helpful and friendly. For a reasonable fee she will pick you up from the airport as well. The rooms are big, cheap and very clean. I had a great stay. It is a short walk to the waterfront and opposit the guesthouse is a small park and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Stayed at The Fairview for 6 days in June. Had a wonderful stay. the owners were really nice, planned our trips perfectly. Went to visit Bako, Gnung Gading, Semengoh, Bidayuh Longhouse, Cultural Village. Our guides were wonderful people as well, showed us so many places etc Kuching is a really nice town. Rooms are spacious and clean, basic but comfortable.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

We stayed 2 nights in a huge bedroom on the first floor with an attached bathroom and wish we could have stayed longer as we were made most welcome. Annie picked us up from the airport and suggested we visit the Sunday market nearby which we did, I loved seeing all the fresh produce for sale. The next day she... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

We used the Fairview as our base whilst in and around Kuching and enjoyed staying there very much. It's an old (1920's?) big house with an extra annexe with a couple of rooms (we stayed in the family room there). The owner Annie is very helpful - we were happy to be picked up at the airport as we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

resonable prive,but family historical buoilding,its posible to have personal entry/door/ to room . Lokationa at amiznig real old garden.Posible to have pick up from airport. Friendluy family, You can use kithen same as home kithen,Only one time at week coming cleaning woman for cleaning room.

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Tanabe-shi, Wakayama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

I found "The Fairview" Guesthouse in a New York Times travel article before I traveled to Kuching in May of 2011. When my friend and I first arrived, I wasn't blown away by the rooms - they were pretty standard for the guesthouse scene, yet clean and orderly. Whatever The Fairview lacks in frills, it more than makes up for... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Situated in a historic building, the Fairview provides room and that cozy feeling of being in a home rather than a hotel or B&B - hosts Annie and Eric are very helpful in arranging excursions, and in general answering queries - so if you feel comfortable about helping yourself a little, and ask if you need something, they will go... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

The thing that makes this guesthouse are the owners Annie and Eric. Absolutely amazing people, so helpful and welcoming. The guesthouse itself if a quaint family home really but it is comfortable and clean. But the best part is the tours that they arrange. The trip to turtle island is a once in a lifetime experience. They cannot guarantee that... 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 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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