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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

my wife , my baby and me we stay for one week, if you hate noise don't choose room 14, because you can hear all the noice from the bikes, Cars, and bars, that don't bother us, the room is big, and clean, the service is ecxellent, the staff very friendly and nice people, next time i travel to kuching...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very noisy due to the nearby karaoke bar. The room was very dirty.Tv has two working channels ,both in Malay. Water coolers do not cool . Air con worked fine although noisy. Bedding not changed in four days. Towels , the size of hand towels , were only changed on request.Please pay a little extra and find somewhere better.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Room needed a better clean upon my arrival...the Satellite TV (smallest flat screens I have ever seen!!) are rubbish with only 4 channels and NO English...bedding and linen and towels were fine though, air con great (although it does leak water onto the desk at times you will have to lay down a towel to soak it on up), wi-fi...

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3Thank Wardysworld2
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Room was clean and cheap. had a decent shower, clean towels, two beds, free wifi. A few really good bars and restaurants close by. The guy at the front desk was very helpful and informative. I will stay here again next time I come, no sense in paying top dollar for just a place to sleep.

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2Thank PSDestroyer
Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Premium Stay Hostel - Kuching We booked for two nights initially and stayed for five. A good location (find the Lime Tree Hotel and it's on the cross street right next to that). Good strong wifi signal and good internet connection in the rooms (and we had the last room furtherest away from the router!) There was no window to...

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3Thank ASocialNomad
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The hostel is near the padungan road and the cat statue, very old town area. But it is a bit far to the famous area like india street or the riverside. Room is big and clean. The reception are very friendly and helpful during my stay. About 5-10 minutes walk to one of the old market (24 hours).

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1Thank MaryTig
New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We stayed in a family room with one queen, 2 single beds that were comfortable. The room had a balcony and was light and clean. As others have said, friendly staff and pretty good location. It's hard to find a family room at a reasonable price - we paid 115RM which is really good. There were a few downsides. The...

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1Thank AMFMNewZealand
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 October 2014

stay for 2 nights. Very helpfull owner. If you could not find the location of this hotel, just call them. Love to stay at this hotel. Rooms are very clean and more important is they provide us drinking water. Not like one hotel santubong. easy access to waterfront.

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1Thank Shajohari
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Room doesnt look like what the pictures show in the internet. Propably they have one nice room for advertising. Sheets were old and from the guest before, I guess. Bathroom was ok, but it smelled like sh**... you can imagine. It was ok thatfor, that it is a hostel and not a hotel. More than one night is to long.

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1Thank Martin S
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We stayed here for 8 nights as this was our base for all the trips we did around Kuching. The rooms are very clean and a good hot shower (which is very rare in Malaysia)! The "internet problem" is solved as they changed the router during our stay. Also the guy at the reception is very nice and helpfull. One...

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Address: No 143, 1st Floor Jalan Abell, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $16 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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  • Double room number 21
 of 5 bubbles Wardysworld2, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“It is quieter in the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles kenishere, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
“It is somewhat tricky to locate the hotel. It is on Jalan Abell, right opposite LimeTree Hotel. Go behind the bank (RHB, if I'm not mistaken). You will see the sign for the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles keent2013, 17 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Choose a quite room with window.”
 of 5 bubbles Ken33699, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
“There are rooms with and without windows. We were lucking to have the possiblitiy to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles mirim2013, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
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