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Featured Hostels in Kuching

Noisy Room - Riverside
2 out of 5
9 Lebuh Wayang, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs516
per night
16 Dec-17 Dec

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

Noisy Room - Riverside
Super Rich Guest House
2 out of 5
209, Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs597
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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
Hero Hostel
2 out of 5
Lot 360, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs723
per night
10 Jan-11 Jan

Located in the heart of Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hills Shopping Mall and Kuching Waterfront. Vivacity Megamall is 3 mi (4.9 km) ...

4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
Too loud but Regina is great

"Its a small room with a tiny bathroom included. Captain america was fun but not the loud music until 23 am of the pub below. Regina, the person that works there is very nice and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2018

Hero Hostel
Borneo Seahare Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
187 Jalan Song Thian Cheok, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs659
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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
Backpacker's Stay - Hostel
2 out of 5
23, Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs663
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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
Rs939
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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.

3.3/5 (14 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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs914
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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
Loft Waterfront - Hostel
2 out of 5
Jalan Main Bazaar, above KK Mart, 1st Floor, Lot 4, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs722
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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

Loft Waterfront - Hostel
Threehouse Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2 out of 5
51, Upper China Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs906
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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
Rs810
per night
4 Jan-5 Jan

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 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"The location is ver strategic to the main attraction"…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2019

Little Houses
B&B Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
30 Jalan Tabuan, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs564
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

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.

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Other property types in Kuching

Imperial Hotel Kuching
Imperial Hotel Kuching
4 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Tawi Sli, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs2,888
per night
13 Dec-14 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (519 reviews)

"Good place for family vacation"…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Imperial Hotel Kuching
Pullman Kuching
Pullman Kuching
4.5 out of 5
1a Jalan Mathies, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs3,606
per night
21 Dec-22 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (833 reviews)

"room was well kept and big"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Pullman Kuching
Hilton Kuching
Hilton Kuching
4 out of 5
1 Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Sarawak
Rs3,555
per night
5 Jan-6 Jan
4.1/5Very Good! (521 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
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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.