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Featured Hostels in Kuching

Borneo Seahare Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
187 Jalan Song Thian Cheok, Kuching, Sarawak
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RM35
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sri Srinivasagar Kaliamman Temple and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) ...

4.1/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"It was a very pleasant stay indeed. Hostel owner, Ben, is a friendly and warm host."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec,2018

Borneo Seahare Guesthouse - Hostel
B&B Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
30 Jalan Tabuan, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM33
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tua Pek Kong and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Affordable and nice."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan,2020

B&B Inn - Hostel
Super Rich Guest House
2 out of 5
209, Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak
RM35
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21

Located in the heart of Kuching, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tun Jugah Shopping Center and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) ...

3.2/5 (13 reviews)

"Toilet so dirty."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov,2019

Super Rich Guest House
ZEN Rooms Loft Waterfront Hostel
2 out of 5
47, Jalan Main Bazaar, Kuching, Sarawak
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Situated in Kuching, this hostel is steps away from Chinese History Museum and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
We'll definitely be staying here again

"I massively loved this place. The location is unparalleled, the place very nicely designed, the person running the place is super helpful."…"

Reviewed on 3 May,2019

ZEN Rooms Loft Waterfront Hostel
ZEN Rooms Hero Hostel
2 out of 5
3rd Floor, Lot 360, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching, Sarawak
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Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hills Shopping Mall and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

3.9/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Nice

"Nice friendly owner, just a simple room, good for solo traveler"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep,2019

ZEN Rooms Hero Hostel
Le Nomade Hostel
2 out of 5
3, Jalan Green Hill, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellation
RM36
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tua Pek Kong and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

3/5 (2 reviews)
Bad management, weekend party area but balcony 👍

"Room management was bad for we booked a room with private bathroom but got a room without. My friend booked a double room (with aircon) but got one without. Had to begged the receptionist to give an aircon room. Quite noisy during weekends as there are two bars opposite the hostel. Good thing is ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug,2019

Le Nomade Hostel
Backpacker's Stay - Hostel
2 out of 5
23, Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM34
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Plaza Merdeka and Kuching Waterfront. Golden Anniversary Bridge and Chinese History Museum are ...

3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)

"Bed and pillow is smiley, staff is friendly, toilet is clean. Close to tourist area and dining shop is nearby. Good location."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov,2019

Backpacker's Stay - Hostel
Hotel 48
2 out of 5
13 - 14 Jalan Greenhill, Kuching, Sarawak
RM60
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tua Pek Kong and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

3.4/5 (15 reviews)

"Near waterfront. I don't like of noise"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb,2019

Hotel 48
Gibbon Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
No 15, Jalan Green Hill, Kuching, Sarawak
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Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tua Pek Kong and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great value for money and wonderful service

"John is such friendly owner that he made the stay so pleasant. Simple setup but sufficient enough for a quiet, relaxing and comfortable stay. Huge collection of DVD, with free whole day instant coffee, tea, bread & biscuits. Plenty of shower cubicles & toilets, so no queuing required. Good wifi even ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul,2017

Gibbon Guesthouse - Hostel
Marco Polo Padungan
2 out of 5
1st Floor, 234 & 236, Jalan Padungan, Kuching
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Situated near the boardwalk, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hills Shopping Mall and Riverside Shopping Complex. Kuching Waterfront and Plaza Merdeka ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Great - Sam, cats, breakfast, location, cleanliness"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug,2019

Marco Polo Padungan
Threehouse Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2 out of 5
51, Upper China Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellation
RM59
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in the heart of Kuching, this hostel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Fort Margherita, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Semenggoh Wildlife Centre and Bako National ...

4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"We enjoyed Threehouse. Our room was spacious and the staff were very friendly. The amenities were clean and the common room was cosy with books air con and comfy areas to sit. The location was excellent right in the middle of the most interesting part of town and one small block from the river where ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul,2019

Threehouse Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
Little Houses
2 out of 5
No 58, Upper China Street, Kuching, Sarawak
RM47
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Plaza Merdeka, Riverside Shopping Complex and Kuching Waterfront. Hills Shopping Mall and The ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Clean. Feels like home. Privacy. Smells good. No attached toilet is the sole downside."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan,2020

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Other property types in Kuching

Pullman Kuching
Pullman Kuching
4.5 out of 5
1a Jalan Mathies, Kuching, Sarawak
RM219
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.1/5Very Good! (862 reviews)

"excellent. tiptop."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan,2020

Pullman Kuching
Hilton Kuching
Hilton Kuching
4 out of 5
1 Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Sarawak
RM234
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.1/5Very Good! (542 reviews)

"It’s more for business man n to me I love to be quiet b cos I m there for the 21st Asian Masters Athletic Championship competition, 2019. My requested for 2 bananas was not given and no apologies.(Surprised, for Hilton Hotel) Staying there for 8 days, staffs, should recognise the guest name will ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec,2019

Hilton Kuching
Imperial Hotel Kuching
Imperial Hotel Kuching
4 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Tawi Sli, Kuching, Sarawak
RM169
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
4.3/5Excellent! (541 reviews)

"They gave me a room at level 7 near the swimming pool . Throughout the day they were plenty of kids screaming and yelling which was crazy! Besides that everything was great as per rating"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan,2020

Imperial Hotel Kuching
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Kuching, one of the 16 hostels here could be a great choice. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kuching for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for fun things to do. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its river views and rainforests.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kuching?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically August and June, while February and July are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31° C and night-time temperatures average 22° C
  • April-June: 33° C is the daytime average and 22° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 33° C and night-time averages are around 22° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 32° C during the day and 22° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 143 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kuching?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Natural Features
  • Friendship Park
  • Bako National Park
  • Kubah National Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Sarawak Timber Museum
  • Cat Museum
  • Chinese History Museum
Landmarks
  • Masjid Jamek
  • Fort Margherita
  • Tua Pek Kong

Overall, Kuching is known for its:

  • Riverfront
  • Cave exploring
  • Temples
  • Festivals
  • Seafood
  • Rainforest
  • Cultural attractions
  • Jogging trails

How to Get to Kuching and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Kuching (KCH-Kuching Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) away from the city centre.