The city of Kuching, a bustling and thrilling part of Malaysia’s Sarawak state, is a place that will appeal to visitors who enjoy a more offbeat alternative to the big-city attractions of Kuala Lumpur. Its magnificent waterfront, which runs along the Sarawak River, features markets and food vendors. Walk for a while along that waterfront and you will see some of the city’s monuments too. There are 19th-Century buildings such as Fort Margherita and the Astana. Visitors to the city - located on the island of Borneo - will find themselves enchanted by attractions as diverse as Bako National Park and the Kuching Cat Museum. If you’re looking for a quirky, fabulous holiday, then check out the Airbnb vacation rentals below.
This loft - one of three on offer from the same host - is recommended as a perfect place for couples, especially honeymooners. However, you could travel as a party of three and still enjoy the wonderful 360-degree views that this top-floor apartment offers. Restaurants, both sit-down and take-out, are plentiful and within minutes of walking there is a bustling shopping mall. The accommodation also offers a kitchenette with a microwave. It’s not enough to rustle up a three-course meal but is perfect for rustling up something simple. There is also a WiFi-ready media player with plenty of pre-loaded films and shows.
Kai Joo Suites #1: Loft in the CityKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This three-bedroom condo apartment is large enough to accommodate eight people and will do so in the most comfortable of style. It’s a perfect home away from home, with all the necessary appliances, a fully-equipped kitchen, and access to the full apartment (as well as the pool facility on the grounds). The host is more than happy for you to stay for an extended period, availability allowing, and is also ready to offer you advice on things to do and see in the city. Entertainment options include cable TV and a high-speed internet connection.
Hi-Speed Internet, Water Filter, Condo - KuchingKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This dreamy apartment at the heart of what the locals call “Cat City” is a perfect place to accommodate between seven and nine guests in sheer comfort and luxury. Fully-furnished, it includes an outdoor space with a swing that allows you to sit and look over the bustling city below. The nearby Viva City Megamall is at your convenience for shopping, whether you’re looking to expand your wardrobe or stock up the fridge in the apartment, or you could take in a movie at the cinema. In addition, the on-site sauna is the perfect place to relax after a day’s sightseeing and shopping.
VIVA Dream Getaway, VivaCity Megamall, KuchingKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This condo is located in a waterfront tower building, offering stunning views of the Sarawak and the bustling heart of Kuching. With a 15-minute walk away from the city center, you’re perfectly positioned for a relaxing holiday in an apartment that can easily accommodate a traveling party of six. You’ve got a full kitchen to make use of, but if you just want to kick back and relax then there are plenty of food stands to be found on the waterfront. The choice is yours and your host will be more than happy to offer advice on your options.
Riverine sapphire condoKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This stunning apartment is newly-built and large enough to comfortably accommodate five people. Among the entertainment options, you will find a Smart TV - although the owners do not subscribe to any channels. The set can be used to watch YouTube, play USB devices or stream shows from a mobile device. There’s also a well-equipped kitchen should you wish to do some simple cooking, although your food needs can also be served in the VivaCity Mall, where there are almost endless options from a KFC to a Raw Juicery. We advise that you get out and explore the city, of course. However, you could easily spend the entire holiday in the mall and never get bored.
Charmingjazz Suite above Vivacity MallKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This luxury apartment features three bedrooms and two baths and can accommodate a family of six without a problem. Located on top of the city’s VivaCity Megamall, there is no shortage of dining and shopping options, while in the condo itself you’ll have access to a full kitchen, WiFi, and access to a swimming pool. There’s good news for anyone with mobility issues, as the condo is accessible without needing to negotiate any stairs or steps.
Kuching Homestay Vivacity Megamall Jazz 1Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This apartment is located within Kuching city center, close to all of the city’s important amenities from restaurants to food stalls, and from views to shopping malls. Capable of accommodating six people, this lodging is one that comes highly recommended from everyone who has stayed there recently. A versatile condo, this is a perfect place for business travelers or family parties and will put you right at the heart of Cat City.
Private Sanctuary within a city hotel with UnifiKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This serviced apartment is located within the owners’ home. It offers access to all the amenities on offer to apartments within the VivaCity Mall, such as the suspended jogging track, gym, and swimming pool. As the owner is a mother of a young child, she may not always be available for simple inquiries. However, there is a lot of information already laid on. With wireless internet and stunning views of Kuching, this is a location you’re sure to appreciate.
D7 Homestay @ Vivacity Megamall Kuching (Big Unit)Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
This spacious apartment covers 2300 square feet (213 square meters) of floor space and is large enough to accommodate more; as many as eight guests. With stunning, unobstructed views of the Sarawak itself, as well as clear sight of the attractions on the waterfront, this is one of the most opulent options available for anyone staying in the city. There is also a wealth of entertainment options on offer, with TV packages and high-speed internet throughout.
Riverbank Suites - Waterfront City Centre (30Mbps)
Described by the hosts as a “cozy apartment,” this accommodation is still bigger than many you’ll find elsewhere. It’s capable of accommodating six people and is located on top of the VivaCity Mall. The accommodation itself is simpler than some but still offers access to TV, fridge, air-conditioning, and heating, and to outdoor facilities such as the onsite swimming pool. All of this is on offer for half the price of some offerings, making it a strong option for any tourists looking for comfortable accommodation.
VIVA7 DreamStay @ Vivacity Megamall Kuching
Kuching: These Cat City apartments will make you purr!
What strikes you time and again about the city of Kuching is just how luxurious and spacious the apartments are that are on offer. For anyone staying in this remarkable city, there are countless options for a place to lay your head, get something to eat or drink, and the views are just incredible. If you’re looking for somewhere new to visit, then check out Kuching. You won’t regret it.
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