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Marco Polo Travellers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt welcomed as soon as we arrived in Kuching! Our room was really big (huge bed) with efficient air conditioning, a desk and hanging space for clothes. The owners (Sam and his wife) are great and helped us to book a tour and provide info on the local buses/ taxi/uber to get to various national parks. The breakfast is great,...

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner and staffs were friendly and helpful. Clean environment especially beds and toilet. They even provide a simple breakfast and beverages. This place is quite hard to find and the entrance is behind the shop. It placed at the main street where food can be easily found.

Thank 292junh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marco polos is a great hostel with the best breakfast in Borneo by far rooms and toilets were clean and good shower with hot water. But Sam makes the hostel great he took us everywhere to the local markets shopping mall and to some good bars too would highly recommend thanks Sam

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

As a 17 year old kid it was good to stay there. Thank you Sam and all my roommates. Well it's cheap compared to other hotels available in Kuching, supermarkets close to this place I stayed in, and the area this place is in is quite safe as well. I lost my wallet there but I think it's not a...

2Thank Anantha S
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Anantha, Thank you for taking your time to write a review for us. Glade that you're satisfied staying in our GH. As a student, it's very challenging for you to come all the way to Malaysia & Kuching City to complete your studies, etc. We're sad to hear that you lost your wallet & hope nothing important(documents) was lost....

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed here for 2 months, the place is very clean and the environment makes us feel at home. We're walk-in, and the owner, Sam showed us the available rooms, and let us choose which one we want. The rooms nicely furnished, and ours has a ventilation fan because it has no windows. There are 5 bathrooms, 2 of which are...

1Thank HRkhG
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I would definitely recommend Marco Polo. It is a nice house in a good location. Padungan Road has a number of restaurants etc, and is close to bus routes etc. Great hosts, very friendly and helpful. I have stayed in other places in Kuching and Marco Polo is the best I've come across, I'll be back!

2Thank Richard C
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Richard C, Thanks a lot for your positive review & we appreciated much. We'll be looking forward for your next biz trip. Hope you've a very wonderful & exciting days by the end of the year 2016. Cheers! Warmest Regards, Sam & Jane.

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for quite a while at Marco Polo's while I was in Kuching and it was one of the best guesthouse experiences that I have ever had. Sam and Jane are excellent hosts who do a great job of making their guests feel at home and help with all the queries guests have. The rooms and bathrooms are always clean...

Thank Druv A
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Marco Polo Guesthouse is a cozy place to stay at when arriving in Kuching. Sam and his wife are some of the most friendly and hospitable people we have met on our journey so far. We really enjoyed our conversations with them! Arriving early after an overnight flight, we were given a place to rest even before regular check in...

Thank Daniel É
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Daniel E, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write a detailed review for us. We highly appreciated it, not only your content of the review but also your excellent English language. We're very impressed of your near future plan & your wife cheerful disposition qualities will be a 'hit' to your clients. Still have...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best places we have stayed in our 6 months of travels. From the moment we stepped through the door we could not have been made to feel more welcome by Sam and Jane. We originally booked 3 nights but stayed at 8, we got so comfortable it was just like home. Breakfast is laid out for you...

Thank Caz281988
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo Travellers, responded to this review

Dear Caz281988, So glad & great to have a lovely couple with us where communication was no issue & freedom of expression in many ways, etc. Your blog also very encouraging as we're keeping traces of them as we're improving our vocabulary & English words at the same time, so much so we need to keep prolonging reading stories after...

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small but very nice guesthouse. The owner is very nice and helpful and he is ready to give visitors advice about the best places to visit/eat... The way it is furnished is a little funny, it is a mix of different styles and things that do not match together... In general, this place seem to have come...

Thank Sciarada_81
marcopolo1_12, Owner at Marco Polo Travellers, responded to this review

Hello Sciarada, Thanks for your review. As you should know our Guesthouse is meant for backpackers & is also meant for Bed & Breakfast(accommodation) as well as for short & longtime travellers. Understanding their budget is our priority! Don't you agree with me every designs, decorations & furnishings have their own beauty & attractions? One man's appeal may not be...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marco Polo Travellers run 3 properties in Kuching. Our award winning guesthouse in the Padungan district (Chinatown) has a combination of dorm accommodation and private rooms and is within easy access to local restaurants and the famous Riverside Waterfront. Our guesthouse in Kenyalang offers private rooms in a quiet residential area near the Spring and Viva Shopping Malls, Kuching Airport (10 mins by car) and Swinburne University. Our third property, Marco Polo Residence, is a single story, 3 double bedroomed, semi detached property in the Stakan district. This property can be rented as a whole residence and can accommodate 8 people. It is near the Sentosa shopping area, the airport (10 mins drive) and is 15 minutes from the Semenggoh Orangutan Reserve. The Unimas University is also closeby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marco Polo Travellers

Address: 1st Floor 236 Padungan Road, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $15 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Quieter rooms are on the side, but have no window. The front are noisier”
2pompom, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The hostel is in a busy area. Early noise sometimes disturbing”
itineranti2015, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“some rooms are windowlesss, so book ahead and ask for one with a window if that's important to you.”
SarahCrossling, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Street-front rooms have windows, yet also more noise from store-shop below.”
LightSplash, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are many different types of rooms to choose from, which is a great asset to this guesthouse!”
Ryanm_Canada, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
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