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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Marco Polo Guesthouse is a cozy place to stay at when arriving in Kuching. Sam and his wife are some of the most friendly and hospitable people we have met on our journey so far. We really enjoyed our conversations with them! Arriving early after an overnight flight, we were given a place to rest even before regular check in... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best places we have stayed in our 6 months of travels. From the moment we stepped through the door we could not have been made to feel more welcome by Sam and Jane. We originally booked 3 nights but stayed at 8, we got so comfortable it was just like home. Breakfast is laid out for you... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but very nice guesthouse. The owner is very nice and helpful and he is ready to give visitors advice about the best places to visit/eat... The way it is furnished is a little funny, it is a mix of different styles and things that do not match together... In general, this place seem to have come... More 

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Thank Sciarada_81
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Sciarada, Thanks for your review. As you should know our Guesthouse is meant for backpackers & is also meant for Bed & Breakfast(accommodation) as well as for short & longtime travellers. Understanding their budget is our priority! Don't you agree with me every designs, decorations & furnishings have their own beauty & attractions? One man's appeal may not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Thanks for your excellent hospitality boss! So comfort like our home. The rooms are very tidy and of course the aircond very cold. I love your lemon tea during breakfast and your bread too. Soo 'kaw' bah! Last but not least your fatty ploppy and marco. Theyy amazingly cute!

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Thank Achu N
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello friends, Thank you so much for staying with us. Nothing is as comforting as when guests expressed their satisfaction & appreciation with their provisions that we provided for them. Actually, we'd love to spend more time with you guests even to bring you around in Kuching City as you're our close neighbor. Hope in near future, let us know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at marco polo. After a rubbish experience with staff at a different hostel, we moved here where we stayed for the remainder. The lovely owners, Samuel and his wife made our stay! Such kind, warm beings. Niko, too! It is evident that they love what they do, and thrive on meeting new travellers. Had lots of... More 

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Thank Alicehanako
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Alicehanako, Thank you so much for your encouraging review. We highly appreciated your effort to taking your precious time to write & comment. We also very happy that you're comfortable & satisfied staying in our GH. We also feel encouraged that you're satisfied with our services that we provided for you. Definitely, we enjoyed so much your warm conversations... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

This place was amazing.Sam is so helpful and friendly,he made us feel at home.special mention to the his wife and the volunteers too who were incredible.It's a very relaxed style accommodation.truly gives a rustic feel.Makes you feel like a true backpacker. The place itself is not located at the most central place but its about a 10 min walk to... More 

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Thank hike_fox
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We stayed at Marco Polo Guesthouse for about 6 days. Arriving at night was not a problem as he waited for us after emailing. It is in walking distance of the city centre and it is possible to leave your bags here when going to one of the many National Parks. Would recommend this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Ended up staying for one wholr week after booked for 3days. Sam and Georgette and two male cats, Marco and Ploppy, who runs this amazing place were doing whatever they can to make the guest feel comfortable and all. They also know kuching so well that they could provide recomendation on food, entertainments and places for day trips. The hostel... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Hello one-trekker, Thank you so much for taking your time to write such a encouraging review. Your interest & love for our guesthouse give us the enthusiasm to work even harder, never to give up, etc. As your part of your review shown, we look forward to your next visit with anticipation! Here, we wish you all the very Best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The hostel is in a good location for Chinatown and the bus to Bako NP. The room was large and we could spread our belongings around. Apart from a large table, the was a drying rack which is useful for the supplied towels. All the windows are internal and covered so there is no natural light but this was not... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Kevin D, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review for us. For the days that you & spouse have stayed with us, we enjoyed communicating & associating with you as we shared common "language, culture & tradition" With guests of common background, we'd comfortably shared & relating our experiences to you & spouse directly... More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I spent one week in the Marco Polo's Place. It was wonderful ! This hostel is one of the best that I seen in Borneo during my month of travel. The rooms are very comfortable and the bathrooms in a very good state! Everything is clear and clean and they provide everything you need : information, advice, and the most... More 

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marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo's Travellers, responded to this review

Dear MDROZZ, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review for us. Since the 1st day you arrived, we enjoyed your companionship & felt 'lost' when you left us. Chatting & associating is never boring & you're indeed an experienced lady for your age, young & sporting & have many fine qualities that we appreciated much.... More 

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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marco Polo is strategically located in Kuching city. Nearby Marco Polo's is the famous Kuching waterfront, main bazaar, Gambir Street, India Street, Sarawak museum, tourism information centre, shopping malls, bus services, entertainment outlets, 24 hour restaurant & cafe(across only). Close to Marco Polo are pubs, bars, reflexology centers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marco Polo's Travellers

Address: 1st Floor 236 Padungan Road, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $12 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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