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Penang Island, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The entire floor are power failure for around 1 hours at evening around 9pm. The entire room is black out and no air con. This is the evening before our Kuching Marathon, because we need to wake up 2am morning so we need to rest early, due to no air con, and the power jumper is jump more than 5... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 May 2013 via mobile

Nice reception and friendly staff but rooms are worn out - okay by back packer standards but go else where for quality. Hot water takes forever in the morning plug doesn't work waste water sprays on you as you empty sink. Towels are brown room smelt damp. Reasonable location for museums and waterfront.

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Reviewed 24 July 2011

DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT! we were greeted by a doorman/security guard who opened the door and blew cigarette smoke in our faces, the receptionist chewed gum while checking us in and talking to us. the security guy then became porter as he showed us to our room but made no attempt to take the bag, infact laughed that it... More 

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Rome
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2009

Me and my boyfrind stayed in this hotel 3 night , but just because all the others hotels were full. I've found the Borneo hotel dirty ( the bathroom was terrible an also without hot water). We also had the bad idea to see under the bed and we found everything... During our stay the staff was not so helpful... More 

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London
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2009

dark, dingy rooms, hotel lacked charisma or business feel and staff were not very helpful. Very expensive compared the lovely hostel we stayed at just down the road which was far better value for money - don't follow the guide books and go to Borneo Hotel, it's not worth it!

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Thank RashmiLondon
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 August 2009

We only stayed 1 nigt in this hotel even though we had booked 2 nights. We went to Kuching during the International music festival, which meant that most hotels were fully booked and we had to pay the full 130RM (without breakfast) for our room as the hotel would not offer any discount. Our plane arrived late and we checked... More 

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Victoria, Seychelles
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2009

Clean, friendly and in a handy location with a staff that remembers you year to year and greets every time with a smile.

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Thank SaySands
New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2008

We found this hotel in our guide books and were initially quite pleased with our selection. We stayed here four nights. The room with two double beds was clean, the beds quite comfortable, the air conditioning efficient at drying out the room and keeping it bearable, the bathroom clean and modern, and the staff very friendly and helpful. But then....... More 

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Address: 30 Jalan Tabuan, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $38 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 55
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