Borneo Seahare Guesthouse Reviews
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Absolutely dissatisfied, the whole place smelled like cigarette smoke, the showers are tiny and basically right above the toilet seats. No kitchen facilities. Worst night in Kuching, never going back there. Don't choose this hostel.
Awesome place! I would go there again!
there was this one guy there that kept talking about how he dressed his cat up as a baby... but otherwise it was a great place !
I have traveled to dozens of countries (there's only about 197 in all) and this was my favorite hostel. Great location, good amenities and facilities and just a lot of character. I came to Kuching and it rained everyday but honestly was happy just chilling at this place. The place is also currently staffed by two expats, Georgie aka giggles and fun is absolutely lovely. And her boyfriend, Calum, can lay bricks and blow darts. It's not to be missed. STAY HERE.
This place is such a great hostel. It has a much different feel than other hostels, much more like a friend's place to hangout. But what really makes this hostel is the two working here: Calum and Georgie. These are the two best hostel workers I have ever met and maybe even the two best people ever! Make sure they take you out to Top Spot for seafood. Also challenge Calum to a game of blow darts. Even though he isn't very tough competition haha.
I had a good time at the Seahare.They had a bike retal place right below them. The common area was a relaxed space good to meet people. The place was clean. It was a good stay.
Totally enjoyed the four days at Borneo Seahare...great place where one can just chill out in the common area after a day out (or recovering from a long night of drinking!). Atmosphere was fantastic among fellow travellers...will definitely head back there again!
Arrived late (plane delay) after warning by email and even then received an excellent reception and information on the things we wanted to do the day after. The room with the double bed had airco and fan and windows that open. Bed is comfortable enough, showers/toilets are clean.
Really great place with wonderful staff. A good place to meet others to explore the city with. Clean and tidy with a cool outdoor area. Would highly reccomend.
Not very clean hostel and no atmosphere, but English Ben is helpful and he let me stay in the hostel after check out because my bus left late in the afternoon.
the family that runs this place is awesome. the vibe is super low key and in a great neighborhood. loved the open patio section of the place and the room was simple and sweet. plenty of showers for the amount of guests. would recommend.
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- Female, 25-30
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Stayed at Borneo Seahare for two nights (after booking only one). Absolutely loved the decor, and the atmosphere was very sociable. The open patio at the rear is a highlight and definitely worth a visit. The owner, Ben, was fantastic and knew the city inside out. We even ended up spending an afternoon sharing a drink with him after we'd left the hostel. Would thoroughly recommend the place!
A really wonderful stay! I would recommend it! Atmosphere is great, tropical-like, with an inner small garden. Run by a British guy which makes u feel really confortable! Tour operator and laundry self service downstairs. And it's full of young people so perfect place to meet new guys! An advice: ask for the "shack", a great pub where u can meet even more people and gain cheap European beers just 150m far from here in jalan carpenter.