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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 17 July 2016

In the Center of Kuching, in the Chinatown Street. You go out and you're in. Good foodstalls one minute away. The interior is very pleasing: dark wooden colors, cool temperature, and calm atmosphere. All is clean. More personal than a hotel.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Is a very simple and nice place to stay ..this place is clean .. Food just around the Conner .. Very Near to Plaza Merdeka .. Have a friendly staff .. We call her "Ibu " .. If you are lucky .. You might meet his Boss .. Morning breakfast in on Him ... Nice guy too..

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

There aren't any complaints about staying here! It's a great location, perfect for backpackers to wander the streets of kuching, great food and shops at their fingerprints. We stayed in a double room that is pretty small but if you're just using the room as a place to lay your head at night, it does the job perfectly. The rooms...

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Reviewed 12 March 2016

Stayed for almost a week here! In a private double room with AC, shared bathroom. Everything is very clean, neat, and pleasant. The walls are a little thin but it's not super busy here and people are generally very respectful. There is a small kitchenette for public use that includes a fridge, free tea and instant coffee and sugar, cups,...

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Colorado
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Good service and friendly staff! Room is so clean and cozy provided with air conditioning & this place has nice separated bathroom with hot water! this guesthouse is so strategic as it is easy to get public transportation...so its very convenient for travelers! Happy with my stay:)

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Miri, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This guest house is located right in china town only one street back from the main bazaar and waterfront - perfect. Warm & cosy place with friendly staff that are always ready to serve you. The bedroom though small is really cosy. The common toilets/bathrooms are really clean.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights. Good location as its located in the city centre. Room was comfortable and clean as well as the bathroom.Staff are friendly and helpful.Overall, I would recommend this place for a quiet pit-stop in Kuching.

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Comfortable and Cleanliness guesthouse in Carpenter Street, Revisiting this guesthouse in a year time and found out that the cleanliness of the guesthouse were remaining unchanged, minor renovation noticed too.

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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Staying here was a lonely affair. My girlfriend and I stopped for 6 nights, using it as a base to explore the surrounding areas of Kuching. In that time, we only saw the receptionist twice: when we checked in and checked out. The staff were strangely absent. I didn't see anyone except the receptionist. No one emptied the bins, or...

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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We had stayed elsewhere in Kuching for a couple of nights, but when we were looking to find alternate accommodation after not being happy with our first guesthouse, we stumbled upon this place. It was a great find. Immaculately clean; small but big enough room; good showers (shared); pleasant communal area (inside & outside too); friendly and helpful staff; well...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Batu Bata Guesthouse offers you one of the best lodging you can find here in Kuching. We are here because we know we can provide you everything you need in a modest, yet efficient way. Assisting you with guides and informations, and also to make sure comfort and happiness is there during your stay. With a rustic concept, you can feel the ambience straight away as one enters the place. We appreciate bricks here as Batu Bata means bricks in Malay. There is cement screed floors and counters, antique vase, unique plants, handicrafts decor, classic radio and music player, photographs of tribal people and warriors, bamboo shelves, naked brick walls and many more. We have 30 beds here, and our beautiful outdoor balcony with amazing view available on both floors. Our amazing shower tops it off with high power flow from the ceiling shower head not only for a place to bath, but also to refresh your mind when taking a bath. Our amenities here are laundry service, book exchange, free Wi-Fi accessible through top floor, PC, TV room, breakfast area, kitchen, luggage storage and many more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Batu Bata Guesthouse

Address: No. 8 1st Floor, Carpenter Street | China Town, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Kuching
Price Range: $26 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Tidy, Friendly staff”
 of 5 bubbles Freequeen, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The dorms were very warm at night. If you don't do well with heat, get an air conditioned room.”
 of 5 bubbles conniefsmith, 29 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you don't get the room the 7/11 neon sign right outside the window.”
 of 5 bubbles pawprinto, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Take the most expensive room you can. The street is not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles WaihekeMike, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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