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Featured Hostels in Kuching

Super Rich Guest House
2 out of 5
209, Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs658 per night

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

3.2/5 (13 reviews)

"Toilet so dirty."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Super Rich Guest House
SPOT ON 89953 Marco Polos Kenyalang
2 out of 5
43, Lot 3795, Kenyalang Park, Kuching
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs751 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of The Spring, Vivacity Megamall and Kuching Waterfront. South City Park and City One Shopping Mall ...

SPOT ON 89953 Marco Polos Kenyalang
SPOT ON 89904 Marco Polo's
2 out of 5
1st Floor, 236, Jalan Padungan, Kuching
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs754 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hills Shopping Mall and Riverside Shopping Complex. Kuching Waterfront and Plaza Merdeka are also ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

SPOT ON 89904 Marco Polo's
Hero Hostel
2 out of 5
3rd Floor, Lot 360, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs517 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hills Shopping Mall and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within 3 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Nice

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

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Hero Hostel
Hostel Hornbills Nest
2 out of 5
Jalan Carpenter No.40, Lot 61, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs683 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinese History Museum and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within ...

Hostel Hornbills Nest
Hotel 48
2 out of 5
13 - 14 Jalan Greenhill, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs1,138 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tua Pek Kong and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within 3 miles ...

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. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within 3 miles ...

3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)

"Very bad"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Gibbon Guesthouse - Hostel
DIY Dorm - Hostel
2 out of 5
64 Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak
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Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinese History Museum and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within ...

DIY Dorm - Hostel
SPOT ON 89886 Backpacker's Stay Services
2 out of 5
23, Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs646 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Golden Anniversary Bridge and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

3.8/5Good! (9 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

SPOT ON 89886 Backpacker's Stay Services
Beds Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
229 Lot 91, Section 50, Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak
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Situated in Kuching, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tun Jugah Shopping Center and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Very welcoming place to stay

"Very friendly staff, always helpful and really made you feel at home. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and a good size. The shared bathrooms were squeaky clean, and the showers had excellent pressure. The kitchen had all you could want if you wanted to make something to eat and drink. The use of ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2017

Beds Guesthouse - Hostel
Threehouse Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
2 out of 5
51, Upper China Street, Kuching, Sarawak
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,053 per night

Located in the heart of Kuching, this hostel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Fort Margherita, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Semenggoh Wildlife Centre and Bako National ...

4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"The bedroom is still clean and helpful staff. But the bathroom and toilet is not clean and very old and only ground floor bathroom is with heater which is not convenient for the people stay in 1st and 2nd floor."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Threehouse Bed & Breakfast - Hostel
Loft Waterfront Hostel
2 out of 5
47, Jalan Main Bazaar, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs532 per night

Situated in Kuching, this hostel is steps away from Chinese History Museum and Kuching Waterfront. The Spring and Vivacity Megamall are also within 3 miles (5 ...

3.7/5Good! (6 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
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Other property types in Kuching

Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching
Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching
3 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs1,949 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (335 reviews)

"Great staff Steve went out of his way to make my trip enjoyable happened to be here when the travel restrictions were put in place and staff was very helpful in explaining what was going on"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Imperial Riverbank Hotel Kuching
The Waterfront Hotel
The Waterfront Hotel
4 out of 5
68, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs4,152 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (410 reviews)

"It's near to Merdeka Mall, near to the Kuching Waterfront, and shops are scattered nearby. So very convenient for me as they're just walking distance. Easy to go on foort"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2020

The Waterfront Hotel
Hilton Kuching
Hilton Kuching
4 out of 5
1 Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Sarawak
The price is Rs3,147 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (560 reviews)

"Overall experience is very good, comfortable bed and room is spacious. Would be nice if the bathroom is refurbished as it is quite old"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

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.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kuching?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its festivals, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dormitory-style accommodations come in quite a few different forms, but they have a few qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Kuching?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks get the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking: Loft Waterfront Hostel - Located steps from Kuching Waterfront. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and TV in a common area. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks. Super Rich Guest House - Located within a 20-minute walk of Kuching Waterfront. Property features include free WiFi, TV in a common area and multilingual staff. You’ll find showers in all rooms. SPOT ON 89886 Backpacker’s Stay Services - Located steps from Kuching Waterfront. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and multilingual staff. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and desks in all rooms. SPOT ON 89904 Marco Polo’s - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Hostel Hornbills Nest - Located steps from Kuching Waterfront. Property features include free WiFi and air conditioning. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens.
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If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Kuching, one of the 19 hostels here could be a great option for you.
What's the weather like in Kuching?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually June and August, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 26°C. Average annual rainfall for Kuching is 4119 mm.
What is there to see and do in Kuching?
Overall, Kuching is known for its rivers, caves and temples. Major attractions include Bako National Park, Damai Beach and Kuching Waterfront. Get out into nature with places such as Friendship Park, Kuching Wetlands National Park and Mount Santubong. Cultural attractions include Fort Margherita, Sarawak Museum and Cat Museum.
What's the best way to get around Kuching?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Kuching (KCH-Kuching Intl.), 4.8 mi (7.8 km) away.