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Holiday Inn or Somerset Gateaway apartment

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Holiday Inn or Somerset Gateaway apartment

I'll be in Kuching from 11 to 14 June but have yet to decide which is the better place to stay (Holiday Inn or Somerset Gateway apartment). Am going with my husband, 2 adult daughters and my mum.Holiday Inn is near waterfront but room is deluxe with 2 queen beds (have requested for extra bed). Somerset is 3-bedroom apartment but I hear is nearer to tourist sites. Are the sites of walking distance? Don't want to tire my mum. Please help.

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1. Re: Holiday Inn or Somerset Gateaway apartment

Holiday Inn and Sommerset are actually quite close to each other, about 5 minutes' walk apart. But if your mum tires easily, use the Holiday Inn where she can walk to the nice waterfront without crossing the busy streets that would have entails if you were to stay at Sommerset.

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2. Re: Holiday Inn or Somerset Gateaway apartment

Agreed w Laksa.

Sommerset check in counter is at higher floor (4th if I am right)... but its more homely. U can even cook! as its a servcie apartment. To most tourist spots, its a `little' bit inconv when u hav ea senior citizen coz it requires more walking.

Holiday Inn - not so new anymore and they haven't spend much upgrading. Offers good river view (if u can get 1) and as laksa said, its convenience (but only to most commercial centres and not tourist spots)..

Nevertheless, I would opt for Sommerset for a homely feeling since u mentioned its a family trip and you get 3 rooms instead of 1 giant room.

Welcome to land of Hornbills :)

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