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Borneo Seahare Guesthouse

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
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Property Description

Borneo Seahare Guesthouse is located on Jalan Song Thian Cheok in the heart of the city center, just a short walk from Kuching's famous waterfront,cafes, bars and restaurants; Relax in our chilled out guesthouse and make yourselves at home whilst you visit our wonderful city. Enjoy our in house bar with pool table, darts board, and most major sports shown live and in HD! Free Wifi and a simple breakfast included.

Our Guesthouse is situated in the heart of Kuching’s Golden Triangle , with easy access to the waterfront and the main shopping and entertainment areas. Kuching is a vibrant and colourful city with a large number of bars, cafes and restaurants as well as museums, cinemas, bowling, local markets, high street shops and shopping malls, colonial and local buildings of historical interest and much more.

 Outside of Kuching City itself, yet still within a short driving distance can be found some beautiful natural scenery and amazing wildlife. Just some of the top attractions outside of Kuching include:Bako National Park,Semenggoh Orangutan Rehabilitation Center,Sarawak Cultural Village,Gunung Gading National Park,Kubah National Park,Wind Caves and Fairy Caves,Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse,Damai Beach,Mount Santubong.

BSG is a great place to base yourself during your stay in Kuching. We offer air conditioned dorms, air conditioned private double rooms on a separate floor. We have shared bathroom facilities, a large communal kitchen area with fridge, kettle, toaster, a dining area, and a lounge area with a comfortable sofa, flat screen television and a DVD player with DVDs. Free WiFi is available throughout the guesthouse.A simple free breakfast is provided each day, comprising of toast with jams, tea and coffeeWe look forward to welcoming you to BSG, and to Kuching, very soon! 

We also offer package deals so we can arrange your whole stay and activities so you don’t have to! Outside of Kuching City itself, yet still within a short driving distance can be found some beautiful natural scenery and amazing wildlife and tours.

Just some of the top attractions outside of Kuching you can choose from:

Kayaking Adventures

Wildlife and Dolphin boat cruise

Traditional Longhouse and Hot Springs

Cycling Tours

Semenggoh Orangutan Rehabilitation Center

Sarawak Cultural Village

Gunung Gading National Park (Rafflesia Flower)

Wind Caves and Fairy Caves

Damai Beach

Mount Santubong

Trekking Expeditions (authentic highland village) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 5.5

  • Location 7.0

  • Staff 5.5

  • Atmosphere 5.5

  • Cleanliness 5.5

  • Facilities 5.0


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    Really nice place for it's money. Great location, polite staff. The atmosphere was really chill. The room I was staying was without any windows, this made me feel weird, because there is no way for you to wake up in a bright room because of sunlight. Also the blanket was really short, not enough to cover my feet and shoulders. But overall I like it.
    Bulgaria, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    01 Sep 2019
    Nice place close to the centre of Kuching. The hostel also has a bar and pool table
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 Dec 2019
    We had a great time staying at the hostel. It was very affordable and definitely worth the money overall. The rooms and bathrooms were clean, and we were lent towels too. The staff aren’t around 24/7, we had a 3pm check in (stated during booking) and there was no staff in sight. The hostel life downstairs can be pretty lively if you’re into that, but other times it can be dead. The location is excellent as it is a walkable distance from many attractions and restaurants in Kuching city.
    Malaysia, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    09 Nov 2019
    Pros: great location (close to some really good restaurants and the bus stop), air con worked really well Cons: no one staying there, sometimes staff wasn’t around, numbers were left so you could call for assistance but No one picked up when I called
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    09 Sep 2019
    A lovely little hostel with good facilities and outdoor style showers. We had a double room - the air con was fantastic but the bed itself was incredibly hard and springy, was tough to sleep on for a few nights! Unfortunately the hostel was pretty much empty when we were there so there was no atmosphere but this seemed to be the case across Kuching due to the public holidays and considerable haze over that time. I would definitely recommend this hostel for value and the lovely staff however :)
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Sep 2019
    There were ants everywhere in the kitchen so had to wash everything before using it and keep food in the fridge. It’s good you can cook there, very useful. Good location and comfy beds.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    23 Sep 2019
    Great location. Place was totally dead when I went there, barely even staff around - perhaps that's due to the time of year. They also hit me with a 20 MYR tourist tax that wasn't part of the booking price (this was the only place I actually got charged that tax)
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 6.3

    Good

    07 Sep 2019
    Maybe the time of year but only 3 other people staying in hostel so not very social! Breakfast was covered in ants :( Aircon never turned on at the time it said and I had to always ask. The main reason I picked this hostel was because in the description it says they organise tours and activities for you. However, when I asked a staff member she didn’t seem to know anything about this. I later asked another staff member who said it wasn’t his area and to go somewhere else.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 3.7

    Rating

    12 Mar 2020
    I been to 13 hostel in east west Malaysia , This is one of the TERRIBLE experience I had staying here and left during the first day to find other Hostel. Remaining 2day. the LABLE WRITTEN (the room AIRCON start from 7pm to 8am) at 4pm+ Aircon doesn’t work, when I got back at 7:30pm , AIRCON doesn’t work again so I approach the reception(westerner) And she said sorry , the AIRCON start from 7am to 8pm.There’s nothing she can do. The WORST place I ever stay in Malaysia Dorm room Room 5/10 clean
    Brunei, Male, 25-30
  • 2.0

    Rating

    30 Dec 2019
    I arrived on time after traveling from Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur and on to Kuching! Rang the bell outside for over 2 hours before an exceptionally rude backpacker came downstairs and opened the door but would not let me in saying that he was a guest and not authorized to let people in! I showed him my booking but he still wouldn’t let me in! After about another hour a lady came down and let me in to the building! It is an extremely dirty filthy establishment!!! I waited again!
    England, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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