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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Stayed here for two nights. The room is quite spacious and clean. Bathroom is ok, with centralized hot water and a wonderfully strong water pressure, the showers were fantastic. The hotel is more like a service apartment than a hotel, which I like. For room access, they gave you a key for your room and a security card, for the... More 

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Edmund L, General Manager at Ariva Gateway Kuching, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor following your stay at Ariva Gateway Kuching. We appreciate your comment on our rooms and are delighted that you liked the spacious room and the powerful shower. The lobby at the Ground is in fact shared with the office tower wing with this being a mixed-use... More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights during a business trip. Hotel rooms are a bit dated already and could use some renovation. Breakfast was very basic but acceptable. Location is good as it is near restaurants and mall areas. Hotel does not have a business center and staff was not helpful when I needed to print some documents. Great... More 

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Edmund L, General Manager at Ariva Gateway Kuching, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor following your stay at Ariva Gateway Kuching. We noted your comment on our rooms and we are delighted to advise that we will be embarking on a soft refurbishment within the next 3 months. We appreciate your comment on out location, as Ariva Gateway Kuching is... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

Great location, however there was a male front desk staff that was a little 'trying to hard' breakfast is a mix of local and continental fare, when we were there the 2nd morning, there was a wedding entourage that was also in the hotel, they helped themselves to the breakfast although they are not guests and the hotel did not... More 

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Edmund L, General Manager at Ariva Gateway Kuching, responded to this review

Dear UKAYC, Thank you very much for posting your review following your stay at Ariva Gateway Kuching. We are delighted that you consider our property as great value for money and that you have enjoyed your stay. With regard to the wedding party we acknowledge that this could have been handled more proactively and we apologize for any upset this... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Expected a total no frills accomodation, but happy to find a 2 room apt n adjoining suite for the whole family of 8. Clean, furnished with fridge, tv, dvd player, stove, washer, dryer,microwave oven, kettle,hair dryer, cooking utensils,pots n pans, cutlery, toaster. And standard coffee n tea . Breakfast is minimal but sufficient. Can add more variety. Staff very polite... More 

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Edmund L, General Manager at Ariva Gateway Kuching, responded to this review

Dear RYahya, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor following your stay at Ariva Gateway Kuching. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that Ariva Gateway Kuching will be your preferred Residence when visiting Kuching. It will be my pleasure to share your kind comments with all the... More 

Miri, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

my family & I stayed at this apartment - 2 bedroom apartment.... it was a wonderful stay with the friendly reception personnels at the counter....

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Nice comfortable, cosy, tastefully furnished and clean apartment. Front desk Staff were superb, efficient , knowledgeable and very friendly. SALUTE ! Breakfast was very basic. They absolutely can improve on the fruits varieties. More delectable menu for noodles. The porridge was lousy. Bread and pastries can be considered just okay. The hotel apartment is quite isolated from the others. Although... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

We stayed for 4 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment for a family vacation. The apartment was tastefully furnished with a spacious living area, dining and kitchen which was well equipped even with a washer & dryer. The LCD TV came with a variety of Astro (satelite TV) channels which was useful to keep the kids entertained when we were... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Stayed for 2 nights and had a bad experience. We thought that were many mosquitoes in the room as we woke up with itch and red patch marks and it just refused to go off despite applying medication. After which, we realised those were bed bugs bites after visting a doctor. Reckon it was due to the bedding. Feedback to... More 

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kuala lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Stayed for 3 night for family holiday. Love the the hotel room,cozy, nice, clean, comfortable and complete with amenities such as flat screen lcd,washing machine,dryer,fridge,cooking pan,rice cooker and others. it is a modern designed apartment suite and u will enjoy it like our own home.The hotel is located in the heart of Kuching city and easy to move around.All the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Stayed for two nights with collegaues to attend an exhibition. Overall the Somerset served the purpose of our stay well. The rooms are a bit tired around the edges and so they will need to start a refurbishment programme soon. The breakfast was basic but adequate. Coffee without sugar automatically added would be a bonus! I would stay again if... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ariva Gateway Kuching is nestled in the heart of Sarawak's Golden Triangle. It is a well appointed twin tower complex integrating modern offices and serviced residences from hotel rooms to well equipped apartments within the Central Business District. It is centrally located within a myriad of major shops, international restaurants and entertainment centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ariva Gateway Kuching

Address: No 9 Jalan Bukit Mata, Kuching 93100, Malaysia (Formerly Somerset Gateway Kuching)
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $35 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ariva Gateway Kuching 4*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Ariva Gateway Kuching Hotel Kuching
Somerset Gateway Kuching
Somerset Gateway Hotel Kuching
Ariva Gateway Kuching Sarawak
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Kuching
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