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Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak
Ranked #20 of 55 Hotels in Kuching
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Very good location, near the Waterfront and the shopping mall around it. No windows tho. Just the area near there have cheap stalls especially for breakfast. Need to pay for TV and wifi access but doesn't matter if you come there to stay after taking a long walk on day

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

For this stay, I booked the hotel using coupon I got after writing a review for staying at Tune Hotel at 1Borneo. I got 20% less. Can you imagine the price after discount. It really worths every cents I paid. Hotel is near to many shopping malls and restaurants. Sushi King and Old Town White Coffee are also nearby. If you need to find travel agency to plan your trip, there is one in the hotel. They are not partner, just that the travel agency rents a place opposite to the receptionist counter. You do need to worry about transport, although I heard that the bus company there has bankrupt. The nearby attraction is, of course, the Waterfront. If you need to go to other attractions further away, just use the service from that travel agency. And make sure you find the taxi service number from the hotel before you arrived. You can get less than RM 10 per person for a taxi to bring you to the hotel from airport. You will pay higher if you use the taxi service from airport. The same goes for taxi to the airport. The only problem is the taxi service from the hotel starts at 8am. You need to ask the receptionist to call another taxi if you need to go earlier than that, and you need to pay higher than RM 20 for the taxi. There were two of us, so each of us paid RM 12.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with friends
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tuneh0tels, Manager at Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Hello dear guest! Thanks for the review.

Clean, comfortable and value for money. That's our pride. We are glad in making your stay a pleasant experience. Rgds - Sharon De Silva (Manager)

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Reviewed December 5, 2013

Tune is right across the road from the Hilton and is in the BEST LOCATION in town.
15m up the hill is The Tribal Stove restaurant, and 50m down the hill is the heart of the Waterfront tourist area. There are also 3 massage places within 30m.
The rooms are very small and basic. No tea/coffee making facilities.No minifridge. Cheap TV with few channels.Wifi for one user per room only which is not good for 2 people with smart phones.Showers are great. Breakfast is the lobby is mediocre.
The front tour desk offers very competitive priced tours and also staying at the Tune gave us a 50% discount on a 1.5hr Sarawak River cruise.
So it really saves a lot of money for dining out and shopping.
Dont miss Top Spot seafood hawker restauarant about 300m away..

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

Normal Tune Hotel, some rooms have good view of the river, the ones at the front, but if you are stuck in the back you just have a block of flats, we found the back a bit noisy as there were street food stalls, with the TV turned up full blast, still it was good enough for the price, and well located

Room Tip: front of hotel is a must for good view
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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tuneh0tels, Manager at Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Dear Guest,
Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the stay albeit the food stalls were causing noise and disrupted your stay. If your back next time, you may request a room change to something quieter. The front desk will endeavor their very best in ensuring your needs are met. Thanks for the review. Rgds - Sharon De Silva (Manager)

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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Short and simple stay overall. Been here for quite a number of visit. Room was well clean. Location was superb! Just right infront of the Hilton Hotel. Very near to eating places, Shopping complexes, souvenir shop and even the river of Sarawak. Please go for local food and try their delicacies. Its amazing!

Room Tip: No good view at all.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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tuneh0tels, Manager at Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thanks for the review

Our location is normally a strong positive for our guests. Coupled with top of the market customer care, our quality speaks for itself.

Happy to know how we have met your requirements perfectly and that you had a good slumber experience.

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip advisor and hopefully we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future

Regards,
Sharon-Customer Care Manager

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Reviewed November 15, 2013

highly recommend for budget family - very cheap, convience , easy access and strategic place to stay. just a walking distance away to waterfront. just imagine i booked 2 rooms for only RM300 for 3 nights inclusive of 24 TV+ 24 wifi + 24 aircond + toiletries..very very cheap at reasonable price which you will never get at any budget hotel

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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you're in budget.You can add on air-conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi and towels & soap if required. No wardrobes, just and extendable hanger. Parking is also a huge problem in that area if you're driving. It's located in a strategic area, within walking distance to Kuching Waterfront and the famous Top Spot seafood. There's also a 7 Eleven and a reasonably priced souvenir shop along the same road. Other than that, I'm very satisfied with the service for the price I paid.

Go for this hotel.

Overal:
> Nice room
> Bed is very comfortable.!
> Bathroom is superb.

Overall,nice budget hotel to stay.

Room Tip: Make sure to pick the room facing the road.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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tuneh0tels, Manager at Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2013

Hello dear guest!

Clean and central. That's our pride

We are always glad to know our guests are happy and satisfied with their stay. Reviews like yours, helps us to measure our level of service; thus driving improvement where necessary.

Thank you very much for choosing us and we greatly value your continuous support.

See you soon.

Warm Regards,
Sharon- Customer Care Manager

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Additional Information about Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak

Address: Off Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman Jalan Borneo, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Kuching
#4 Business Hotel in Kuching
Price Range: $16 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching, Sarawak 2.5*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Get a 5-star sleeping experience at a 1-star price with Tune Hotels branded select-service hotels. Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching located 50 meters radius from the Kuching Waterfront, local eateries and places of interest within the town. The hotel features 135 private rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The prices quoted are all inclusive facilities and amenities of the room price, applicable fees & prevailing taxes. NO MORE ADD-ONs as you use. All are taken care. Pre-packed breakfast is included however guest may opt for room price without breakfast. Decent cafes are just a minute walking distance, carving for foods & beverages will not be a problem. ... more   less 
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