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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the best place to stay in when visiting Kuching. Clean and comfortable. The staff is incredibly helpful with anything you ask. Strongly recomended if you are in kuching. Close to the waterfront and alot of great restaurants.

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks William! We are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us, It was a pleasure to meet you All the best on your travels!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here. Really friendly staff, very helpful. They also help in the organization of trips and tours. The common room is well designed, with a DVD player and some movies. There's a good collection of books also. It's exactly what we wanted, not too comfortable that we'd spend all day in and not shabby or unclean. The...

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks Johnathan Glad you enjoyed your time with us and we wish you luck on your journey ahead From all of the Team!

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse is very basic, which is all we were looking for. We had a comfortable bed, AC and a clean toilet and shower. The gentlemen that run the place were great, friendly and knowledgeable when helping us out. On the 2nd floor are some great outdoor showers, this was the best part honestly! The place felt safe and secure....

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us We try to do our best to help our guests make the most of their time here in Kuching Wishing you luck on your adventures for the future!

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Located within walking distance to river, restaurants, pubs, shopping etc. Staff always available with good advice on what to do or where to go in Kuching. Place was clean and beds comfortable. Good value and I will come back.

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you John We are really happy you enjoyed your with us and hopefully one day you will come back to visit us again! All the best from us all..

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I stayed here in June this year (I know it's rather late)! But I really had a wonderful time at this hostel. I was only supposed to stay here 3 nights, but ended up staying here for a week! I think it's probably something to do with the lovely people who worked here, the people I met while staying here...

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Alex! Thank you for this lovely review, we still remember you too! really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your time here in Kuching All the best and make sure you come back one day to visit us!

Vetlanda, Sweden
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This guesthouse is really great. It's located near enough central parts of Kuching, the dorm beds are beds, nothing more though but they gave a good nights sleep. The dorm has AC. The 'lounge' area is pretty small but it has a couch, TV and lots of movies. What made me give this guesthouse a 5 star rating is the...

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and good luck on the rest of your trip!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

As I first entered the common room, it struck me that I finally found a hostel in Borneo that has this typical 'hostel'-vibe (which is a good thing!). There is enough space to chill and hang out and it's a good place meet new people. Dorms are basic but decent, beds comfi. The showers on the other hand are amazing!!...

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us.. Wishing you all the best for the rest of your journey!

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Staff are friendly and very accommodating. Strategic place if you are food hunter and a bar hopper who likes to party til 3AM. Accessible to foodshops, few minutes away from the river and just 15-20 minutes away from the airport buy cab.

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Miikoy P, Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you enjoy the rest of your travells!

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay here. Breakfast is basic and often had to ask for items such as milk but they always bought it when requested. Good location and the rooms are clean and cool. Was a really chilled out vibe and was really good selection of DVDs if you fancied watching a film

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Thanks Chelsea! It was great to have you both stay with us, and we are really happy you enjoyed your time here.. Wishing you all the best on your adventure!

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at the Seahare, so much so it took me over a week to actually leave (I had only planned to stay 3 days) Davo and Ben are great guys and very welcoming, along with their girlfriend/wife/family. You get a nice homey vibe here. The bar is great, especially for a sports fan like myself. Managed...

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Ben L, Owner at Borneo Seahare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks Ben! It really does mean a lot to us all, to hear that you felt so at home with us. It was great to get to know you and please keep in touch, We hope Australia brings everything you are hoping for! All the best from the whole Seahare family!

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  • Breakfast included
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Borneo Seahare Guesthouse is a great hostel in Kuching. Located in the center of the city just a short walk from the beautiful waterfront and popular bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borneo Seahare Guesthouse

Address: 187 Jalan Song Thian Choke, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: £9 - £11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Borneo Seahare Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you are on a tight budget, book in this guesthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles miikoyp, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private Rooms 3 & 4 are the quietest upstairs. The dorm is comfortable and all of the linens are provided for you, including a towel upon request. You're going to spend most of your time on the couches in the lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles benjamins818, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If booking a double room, request Room No 1 as this is an excellent size and lots of natural light.”
 of 5 bubbles JoelikestotravelUK, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Several double rooms available, some with bunk beds and a/c. Also a dorm with place for eight people. Dripping noise from outside in the room in the back when it's raining.”
 of 5 bubbles raymondd657, 3 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the double room, but from what I saw the doorms looked pretty good”
 of 5 bubbles VersusOnFood, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
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