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Singgahsana Lodge

1 Leboh Temple 1 Temple Street, Kuching 93000 Malaysia
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#3 of 132 Specialty lodging in Kuching
Singgahsana Lodge is a concept guesthouse by travelers for travelers. Guests wake up each day knowing that they are in exotic Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo in rooms tastefully fitted out with local arts and crafts collected from the 30 or more ethnic tribes of Sarawak. Travel information abounds and the generous common areas are most conducive to sharing travel tales and information with others. Singgahsana has become the haven for travelers to Kuching and is highly recommended in all guide books.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Taxi service
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Coffee shop
Rooftop bar
Game room
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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Linda C wrote a review Jan 2021
Toronto, Canada92 contributions41 helpful votes
I stayed here a week. Large clean room with big shared bathroom and showers down the hall. Very cozy common room near reception where you could either keep to yourself and read, or meet other travellers and share experiences. Nice atmosphere. The staff are friendly, the guest house offers several tour options although I found them a bit pricey....ended up meeting another guest who had already hired an 'outside' guide so we shared the cost one day and two more days four of us shared costs. Terrific guide, good people, really great day trips! The guest house is well located to the waterfront, many restaurants, the old town, boat ferry across to the Fort, laundry, etc....great location. There is a small restaurant on the main floor that offers a 10% discount for guests. Lovely staff and another place where people tend to hook up and share experiences. The only downside was a hugely noisy disco both Tuesday and Thursday night...vehicles revving, people laughing and yelling, spine jarring beat until 3am on Thursday night.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Zialucia wrote a review Feb 2020
Portal, Arizona431 contributions115 helpful votes
We liked this place. There is a wealth of information that the staff will share with you. Very clean place, nice showers. Restaurant and bar kind of overpriced but rooms quite reasonable. Great location.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Alice wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
I stayed here for a few nights. Overall, staffs were friendly and helpful. The room was fairly clean, I felt comfortable staying here. Noisy, yes, they stated in their website so it's fine by me. And actually glad they informed earlier so a big thank you to them. Also don't expect a lot. I'm all about going out, adventuring new places, eating and trying out new, delicious food and drinks. So, going back to my room when I finished all of my activities was good, had a nice, hot shower and slept. I don't care that much about the noise, but I do find they lack in not providing fridge and water refill. That's a real bummer, but complimentary tea and coffee throughout the stay. Loved their coffee sooo much, I forgot to ask where to buy it :( I would recommend staying here but please don't expect a lot. ALSO, throughout my stay, I often encounter this one guy who sat in the lounge/lobby. I'm trying my luck here so if any of the staff or the manager is reading my review, please do help me hahaha He always have a headphone on, likes to sit at the wooden stage?? I don't know what it's called, but it's facing the countertop that provided complimentary tea/coffee for the guests. Sometimes, I saw him on his phone lounging around at the lobby and sometimes he would scribble?? in a book or paper. But I often saw him with his headphones on, I think his hair is curly? Gosh pardon me if I got his hairstyle wrong, I can't look at him that much. Often times, when I got back to the hotel, he'd sit at the lobby. So throughout my stay, I always can't wait and expected to see him whenever I went back to my room. Always passed the lobby, looked at the usual place he would sit at, and found him sitting there minding his own business :) or not finding him sitting there at all :( TL:DR Hotel, good. I like it very much. Don't expect a lot, the hotel did made me feel comfortable and at home :) loved it. Do check out their website, the rooms section and the FAQ section. Read it. Also, often see this one guy, headphones with him either on his neck or on his ears, lounging at the hotel's lobby with his phone or scribbling. Still can't seem to forget him, silly me haha P.S. If you are one of the staff, or the manager reading this, and you identified the person as aforementioned, please do tell him that I found him attractive, and smile more, please. I don't know if he's still staying there, but I do hope he is alright. And a huge thank you for treating the guests well and allowing me to stay there, made my stay in Kuching memorable :)
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
2 Helpful votes
BobtheDuck wrote a review Sep 2019
Auckland, NZ70 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed one night here in a triple room in August. The place was well located a short walk from the riverfront. The staff on reception were lovely, and they held our bags for us for a night even though we weren't staying again when we got back. Very good value for the price.
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Date of stay: August 2019
JoSofyan wrote a review Sep 2019
Singapore73 contributions26 helpful votes
Great location in the middle of everything, waterfront, good food, carpenter street, tua pek kong temple. Firecrackers went off in the temple while we were checking out and the windows gave us front row views. We were in G8 for five nights. Room has lovely high ceiling, though that means waiting a while for the room to cool down. It took us a while to figure out a new battery was needed on the control to get the AC to work but afterwards it was OK. Clean room, everything smelt good including the beds which were comfortable. Showers work ok. The ground floor is undergoing remodelling so rates are lower. The trade off is interrupted power and some construction sounds in the day though it didn't start till 10am on the one day we stayed in. It was nice to have a generous sink counter and a luxury to have 2 sinks. Front office staff was helpful and offered us repellent and insect room spray when I approached them about mosquitoes in the room. Later I suggested that the ceiling gap be sealed so it should be addressed eventually. Because the room is also next to a local karaoke performance location, there was singing there every night we stayed till about 11pm - maybe it was due to the ongoing festival. We were offered a room change but sound insulation was similar on L2 and we were already happy in our room so we stayed where we were. There's a good and reasonable per kilo laundry service and plenty of tours that can be arranged after arrival.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Singgahsana Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Singgahsana Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Brooke Gallery (0.2 miles), Kuching Esplanade (0.2 miles), and Chinese Museum (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Singgahsana Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Singgahsana Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Singgahsana Lodge?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Singgahsana Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Indah House Kuching - Cafe, Art Event Space, Homestay, Cooking Class, Zinc Restaurant and Bar, and Black Bean.
Is Singgahsana Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Kuching.
Are any cleaning services offered at Singgahsana Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Singgahsana Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Singgahsana Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hong San Si Temple (0.07 miles).