Hostels In Kuching

11 Hostels in Kuching, Malaysia
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Marco Polo
9.3Superb
(275)
Hostel- 0.87km from city centre
Marco Polo's is a new guesthouse in the heart of Kuching historical Chinatown, by the street called
Privates From
€1.94
Dorms From
€5.25
Check In Lodge
8.3Fabulous
(178)
Hostel- 0.71km from city centre
Check In Lodge is located in the heart of the Kuching City!
Privates From
€6.38
Dorms From
€5.59
Sunset Homestay
8.1Fabulous
(29)
Hostel- 0.17km from city centre
Sunset Homestay has one of the best-rated locations in Kuching!
No Privates Available
Dorms From
€3.89
R&R Haven Guesthouse
0.0
(3)
Hostel- 35.43km from city centre
R&R Haven Guesthouse offer accommodation in Kuching.
Privates From
€4.38
No Dorms Available
The Culvert Resort
Hostel- 19.42km from city centre
The Culvert Hotel Resort is the impeccable seaside retreat in Kuching for your forthcoming vacation.
Privates From
€22.37
No Dorms Available
The Village House
0.0
(1)
Hostel- 18.7km from city centre
The 10 Rooms and 2 Suites at The Village House typify vernacular architecture with its common lounge area below, wooden staircases and landing benches as well as full height windows with wooden balust
Privates From
€48.52
Dorms From
€34.42
8@KaiJoo Guest House
0.0
(4)
Hostel- 0.92km from city centre
8@KaiJoo Guest House provides stay with facilities a bit more than basics.
Privates From
€8.66
Dorms From
€4.62
B&B Inn
6.7Good
(181)
Hostel- 0.52km from city centre
We are the first and only licensed hostel in Kuching to specialize in backpackers' or budget travelers' needs! We are strategically located right in the heart of Kuching city
Privates From
€3.11
Dorms From
€3.50
Threehouse Bed and Breakfast
0.0
(354)
Hostel- 0.66km from city centre
The area breathes of history with its buildings and many shops that has been run by families for generations.
Privates From
€4.76
Dorms From
€3.89
Kenyalang Urban Lodge
0.0
(1)
Hostel- 1.87km from city centre
Kenyalang Urban Lodge welcome you in Kuching.
Privates From
€9.14
No Dorms Available
Woodpecker Lodge Kuching
9.7Superb
(67)
Hotel- 0.34km from city centre
Located along the famous Kuching Water Front, our property brings you 32 exclusively designed and decorated rooms to illustrate fusion concept of contemporary and classic environment.
Privates From
€2.43
Dorms From
€3.87

About Kuching

Colonial buildings and modern skyscrapers meet in Kuching, the capital of Malaysian Borneo, giving it a cosmopolitan yet old-world feel. It's a hub for exploring Borneo's rainforests and discovering the island's incredible wildlife. This proximity to nature also makes it the perfect base for outdoors adventures; you can go hiking in the rainforest, canoeing along crocodile-filled rivers and scuba diving in the ocean. After an adrenaline-pumping day, relax with a beer in one of the city's many contemporary bars.

You can expect a Kuching hostel to have plenty of social spaces. Make the most of the weather on rooftop decks, splash around in swimming pools or hang around indoors in games rooms and on-site bars. Some offer a free simple breakfast and the large majority provide Wi-Fi. Kuching hostels include modern buildings with sleek minimalist bedrooms, traditional homes with heritage furniture and places with quirky designs, including one with superhero-themed décor. A few are out of town in the rainforest, with tropical fruit trees in the garden.

Kuching Waterfront is the heart of the city, with a 900m-long promenade lined with street food stalls and riverside bars. It also has a bazaar selling crafts, spices and souvenirs. The Petra Jaya neighbourhood is just across the Sarawak River and has a local Malaysian vibe. It's pretty relaxed, with lots of small eateries serving Malay meals. For the best nightlife, head to Jalan Song Thian Cheok: this area is packed with pubs and clubs where you can sample craft beer and cocktails, as well as try out a few international restaurants.

There's plenty to do here, including checking out the quirky hilltop Kuching Cat Museum, full of feline-themed knick-knacks. It's worth visiting for the views of the city alone. Some of the most exciting things to see are outside of town. You can watch orangutans in their natural habitat at Semenggoh Nature Reserve, about 20km south or 30 minutes by car. The park rangers feed the animals twice a day, in the morning and afternoon. For more adventure, head into Bako National Park to hike and to spot proboscis monkeys, with their bizarrely long noses.

Kuching International Airport is about 20 minutes' drive from downtown and Kuching Sentral Bus Terminal is right beside the airport. Here, you can get express buses to other parts of Borneo, as well as public transport into the city. The centre is small enough to stroll around on foot, though if you want to go further, look for the bright green City Public Link buses. Taxis are widely available too and are usually reasonably priced with meters.

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