We’ve booked the place earlier and it’s actually pretty decent. A queen size bed, with another mattress, they have a pantry, a lounge area (which is also the lobby with TV) for people to hang out. Small room, but it fit 3 of us alright.
The hostel was slightly pricey at that period, because the whole Kuching’s accomodation was hiked up because of the Rainforest festival, so instead of RM 60 a night (queen size, bathroom attached), it was RM85 a night. So two nights for that would be RM 170/ 3 of us that’s about RM 56 for two nights, leaving it RM 28 a night. We couldn't complain either because the whole of Kuching was fully booked! The hotels there were hiked up to RM 300++ a night because of the festival, it’s insane!
We stayed just about a few minutes walk from eateries, with shopping malls at least 10-15 minutes walk, and just right behind our area was the Santubong River – those with river cruises.
Can't complain much, except that the bathroom leaked a few times when we were showering. The placement of the toilet / bathroom was quite odd I must say.
For moving around, we were blessed that our friend was around to bring us everywhere, but what I realised is that most of the hostels are situated around eateries and shops anyway, so it's better to choose a hostel that is situated just 10 - 15minutes walk from the City Centre. Bus stop is less than 5 minutes walk, but I can't say for this because we didn't use the buses here.
All in all, maybe if it was cheaper I would come back. If not it's just alright :)
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