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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

the best stay.former gubernor Home.full of sign of last.family atmosferę .good big garden.close to everywhere.also to park..We are enjoy the best quality of stay ,also friendlky dogs.f amily freakfast.possibilty to także car.cheap .

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Mui Ne
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Annie and Eric are gems! Looking after the late Tan Sri Datuk William Tan's house and visitors from a range of countries, ethnicities and needs, ensuring all feel at home with sound wisdom, maximum awareness and minimal hassle. Great location and value, with taxis just a ten minute walk away.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Our room at the fairviewguesthouse was quite basic and there was some streetnoise. However, it was spotless and there was hot water in the shower any time you wanted it. The location at first looked a bit out of centre but proofed nearer then we thought. But what realy made our stay the highlight of our time in borneo were... More 

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The Fairview is a great guesthouse in a terrific location very close to downtown Kuching with lots of good restaurants, shopping and amenities within a 15 minute walk. The operators, Annie and Eric are warm, welcoming and very helpful. Annie helped set up some great tours at reasonable prices, including an overnight trip to Bako NP. She also offered really... More 

1 Thank Jill C
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This is a nice, cheerful budget guesthouse. Annie was very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. My room was basic but adequate for the price and the garden separating the house from the road is nice. There was wifi but it was pretty slow. Very close to the Sarawak museum (worth a visit) and within walking distance of the town centre.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

I have to say, when I read Loki647's review of the guesthouse, I was surprised as it didn't echo our experience at all. The guesthouse is a beautiful, large house built about 80 years ago. It is close to the Sarawak museum, the bus station and the Merdaka shopping centre and only about 10 minutes' walk from the waterfront. It... More 

2 Thank SilkSpectreV
Penang, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I spent an unenjoyable week at the Fairview. Overall, I felt rather exploited (everything is overpriced) and uncomfortable. My room in the main house (there are also garden rooms with no internet connection) was gloomy, worn-down and quite dirty. No cleaning service was provided. The kitchen was deplorably unclean, full of bugs and garbage and unpleasant to use. I was... More 

3 Thank Loki647
Boise, Idaho
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Annie and Eric were so accommodating! They helped us with every need we had, from where to eat to mailing a package. The guest house is within walking distance to the riverfront. The room was basic but large......tranquil setting, air conditioning, and hot water for a great price. We highly recommend Fairview.

1 Thank sarbear244
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The property could be beautiful, is in a good location (a 10-20 minute walk from many central attractions and basics like grocery stores), but is neglected and can get very unclean at times. Most items in the communal kitchen are badly damaged and do not work, and the cooking area is usually quite unclean and covered with discarded food, fruit... More 

2 Thank Siduria
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I stayed in the garden bungalow without a comfortable chair to sit out when the sun did shine. In 7 damp days there was no linen service nor a broom supplied and toilet paper not replenished. Like the rest of Kuching, maintenance is minimal but the local people are very friendly. The bungalow is accessed via a wet moss covered... More 

2 Thank mary b

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Address: No 6 Jalan Taman Budaya | (Opposite Sarawak Museum's Garden), Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: €13 - €18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“I use a wifi dongle in all countries i travel which ensures connection during peak times.”
 of 5 bubbles MANTA-MuiNe, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We did not check out the bungalows. The house is back from a busy road but it did not bother us. The larger suite would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jillc207, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms inside the main house have unreliable Wifi. Garden rooms have no Wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles Loki647, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the garden do not have internet.”
 of 5 bubbles Siduria, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The bungalow closest to the guest house is a single, has no comfy outdoor furniture, and has a slip hazard at the entrance in the wet season.”
 of 5 bubbles marybD5759PJ, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
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