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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Upon our arrival, we were so shocked to see the wonderful farm because it is even more beautiful than on the website. Me and my kids, stayed over Olivia's bungalow for 5 nights and the last night we stayed at Kebun Residences because we had an early flight the next day. This was so convenient for us because the the... More 

1 Thank Yanti_Diandis
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

My husband and I stayed in the headmans longhouse for 5 nights. We had a very memorable stay - the rooms are rustic and homely. Adrian and Jeanette was extremely helpful and the car was great to get us around, especially since the weather was not great. The highlight of the stay was the New Year's Eve dinner .. They... More 

1 Thank Miss_Claire_Brisbane
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013

First, the property is amazing! Adrian is a master and a genius in his own right, and has created something wonderful in the process of realizing his dream. My stay at The Kebun was merely to kill a few days before 10 days of photography work at Bako National Park. However, my three nights here proved to be highly enjoyable.... More 

2 Thank RMBolton
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We booked The Kebun after wanting something different from the usual hotel stay, as frequent business travellers, and this place hit the mark. Inclusion of vehicles was fantastic so we could self-drive anywhere we wanted - not owning for the past few years meant that this was a novelty. The meals were homely and the kitchen was generously stocked with... More 

Thank Glamanda
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I went to Kuching on business, but added a few days over the weekend to see a little bit of the country. Staying at the Kebun was perfect for what I wanted. It was close to central Kuching but not your standard boring generic hotel accommodation. It's really unique and I am really inspired by what Adrian has created here.... More 

Thank jlb398
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We loved The Kebun - it's a very relaxing place, the staff are super friendly and helpful, it's in a great location and the meals are delicious. We stayed for 5 nights in the Headman's Longhouse which was perfect for our family. Our two kids (3 and 5 years old) had plenty of space and enjoyed the novelty of sleeping... More 

Thank Michaela H
Willow Vale, Australia
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

OMG. what a place. about 30 mins from the airport and 40 mins from the main tourist areas (depending on the traffic) this amazing place is very central to the main attractions in Sarawak (around Kuching) More authentic than a 5* this gorgeous jungle house will suit you if you love quiet time and watching the world go by. Great... More 

Thank emmam72
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We stayed in the Longhouse here in September 2013. There were 2 families with 8 of us in total, with kids aged 7 - 10. This was by far the highlight of the trip. The setting is gorgeous; with plenty of room to stretch you legs. The kids enjoyed getting up early and feeding the animals and exploring the property.... More 

Thank KellyTaylor
Aubagne, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

We just stayed for 3 nights at the kebun longhouse and we spent a very nice moment there. You need to know that the place is a farm and that accomodation is rather simple but traditionnaly decorated. If you are looking for a real break from your daily working life, then this is a great choice. In sync with nature!... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

It's very very rare to stay in a place like the Kebun. The concept is unique and it is just magnificent! All is thought over and it just simply works out great! We loved our 7 night stay, it almost could not get any better! Why? Great accomodation amazing atmosphere. Great guidebook with all local places to discover. Complimentary car... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kebun was started 12 years ago as our plan for a retirement home in Sarawak, East Malaysia. Adrian’s Bungalow was put up after being disassembled from the movie set of The Sleeping Dictionery. Olivia’s was only put up only two years later when it was taken out of storage which was also disassembled from the same movie set. The farmstay side of the business only started in April 2010 after much encouragement from friends.The Kebun is not just accommodation, it is an experience. If you would like to get a taste for the basics of a simple lifestyle in a beautiful tropical setting, which is of fresh gardens of organic herbs & vegetables, picking your own tropical fruits, dining on fresh farm raised livestock, fishing for your own freshwater fish & simple accommodation with little impact to the environment, or even to help out with feeding all of the animals at the end of the day’s activities and again in the morning, then your are up for a unique Sarawakian adventure at The Kebun. ... more   less 

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Address: 20 - 25 Jalan Kampungtabuan Melayu | Jalan Hidupan Liar, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $41 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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The Kebun Kuching, Sarawak
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“The longhouses have authentic appearance and are deep within the 'farm'.”
 of 5 bubbles CJL6, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in headmans longhouse and loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles suicideangel3000, 30 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Headhunter Lodge - wonderful large room with in room bathroom. The open air kitchen area is so relaxing - mornings are wonderful with the stream, warm bread, and coffee.”
 of 5 bubbles scubavagabond, 18 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The longhouse is perfect for families with children as it has two bedrooms and its own bathroom/shower.”
 of 5 bubbles SadsIX, 18 Apr 2014 | Read review
“In the longhouse you have most contact with other travellers. That can be very good or not at all. For us; we loved having talks around us.”
 of 5 bubbles Miekecamping, 3 Apr 2014 | Read review
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