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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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Thank One-mantrekker123456
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
2 reviews
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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Thank MDROZZ
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 

Labuan Town, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I felt like i was visiting my uncle and aunty when i was staying here. The owner was very helpful and friendly that i felt like i am staying with my own family. The hostel was clean and it is near to the city centre. Will definitely come here again the next time im in Kuching.

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

Dear AmandaNyara, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a positive review for us. We're glad that you loved our place & that you feel welcomed. Currently, we're still trying our best to improve our 'outlook' & 'over-all effects' of our guesthouse & we take seriously guests' reviews & 'red-mark' comments. The next time you visit us,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at marco polo's for 2 nights and it's a great place very close to everything, the hostel is very clean and the rooms have air con, but the best thing about my stay here was the staff they are all so friendly and helpful and they genuinely want to hear your travel stories and tell you theirs, really... More 

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

Hello 908marcus, Thanks a lot for writing such a positive review & we're grateful that you loved & appreciated your 2 nights' stay here. When you expressed your satisfaction of staying in our guesthouse, it gives us more reasons to work hard on our "project" as it's a passive inspiration for us & a worthy dedication. In fact, there're more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This was the second time we have stayed here. The owners are lovely, very helpful about getting around Kuching, storing luggage, and giving information on history and where to go. They even made us vegan (egg free) pancakes as part of free breakfast. We found the front room a little noisy one time, so we now opt for one the... More 

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

Hello 2pompom, Thank you so much for taking your time to write an encouraging review for us. We highly appreciated guests who thought of us in this way, which inspired us even more to do the Best we'd, etc. Though your stay was short, both of you seen to enjoy much about Mulu & our natures. Rest assure that your... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $11 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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