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“big and clean”
Review of Plaza Merdeka

Plaza Merdeka
Ranked #2 of 17 Shopping in Kuching
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Owner description: Plaza Merdeka, since opening its doors, has since been a proud member of the revitalization of Kuching's historic district. Plaza Merdeka has added life, vibrancy & excitement to the landmark site.

Located in the heart of Kuching city, steps from the magnificent & bustling waterfront; Nearby is Chinatown with its quaint streets, numerous temples, the renowned Sarawak Museum, the old State Mosque with its five golden domes, pre-World War One shops and streets brimming with history and other noteworthy heritage buildings too numerous to mention.

The Plaza has a gross area of 550,000 square feet with a nett lettable area of 350,000 square feet and is a prime shopping destination for residents and tourists alike with its impressive range of shops which caters to the diverse taste of individual discerning shoppers.

Ample vehicle parking is spread over 6 acres is provided for on levels P1 & P2 with multiple access points to the Plaza. Vehicular access is smooth through the well-designed entries and exit points that are integrated into the area's traffic flows. The ample parking serves to enhance the pedestrian flow of the surrounding vibrant retail streets.

Complementing the Plaza is The Waterfront - an upcoming boutique business & tourist hotel. The hotel, situated above the Plaza will have a panoramic view of the river, The Astana, the State Legislature or Dewan Undangan Negeri building & Fort Margherita on one side with Padang Merdeka and The Sarawak Museum on the other.

Housed over eight levels, The Waterfront will feature exquisitely designed interiors with state of the art connectivity for the discerning business traveler and tourist. It will be an integrated component of the Plaza Merdeka complex and will complement the area to enhance its potential as a destination in the heart of the City!
Reviewed January 22, 2014

sometimes whilst travelling you need a shopping centre western style just to relax your brain and have a coffee use a clean toilet and buy some food with out being hassled to buy some souvenir etc etc.. well worth 2 r for the premium toilets.

Thank RobertHueston
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PlazaMerdeka, Manager at Plaza Merdeka, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2014

Greetings, Robert!

Thank you for your positive review of the Plaza. We apologise for taking this long to reply your review.

We are always looking out for ways to improve our Shopping Centre and you'll be pleased to know that by the first quarter of next year, our hotel "The Waterfront" will be ready to serve you in the heart of the city!

We look forward to welcoming you again!

Plaza Merdeka

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