The SpaceWe aim to provide a 5 star bedroom feel at a low price for our beloved homestay guests. The large master suite has a king sized orthopaedic mattress w/memory foam & high quality linen bedding for a good nights sleep. We can add extra bedding (single mattress on the floor), so the room can accommodate a maximum of 4 people however you have to inform us during booking. If you would like to have an additional room booking, please contact us regarding another space listing.
The bedroom floors are wooden, and the furniture are handmade teak or leather. There is air-conditioning which you may adjust to fit your own level of comfort. Or you may prefer to open the large windows and enjoy the breeze and use the ceiling fans. The bathroom essentials are provided, and a water heater w/pump & rain shower is installed in the ensuite bathroom.
Much of the furniture in the shared space i.e. living-room, dining room are either restored Biedermeier or local hardwood/teak. We hope you enjoy our home decor which is a mix of old European and Borneo style! Guest AccessAll guests will have their own bedroom keys however the main access gate will be held by the hosts for security reasons. If you will be arriving or departing late, it is not a problem, however please inform us during your booking. Interaction with GuestsThe hosts are retired expatriates living on-site with 3 friendly rescued dogs and 2 cats. You are welcomed to use the shared kitchen for coffee/ tea and light meals, and have a chat about your travels with the hosts.
If you wish to arrange pick-up or transport, we are happy to help at an extra charge of RM40 (to or from Kuching airport). The NeighborhoodUnigarden is located close to UNIMAS and UiTM (15-20 mins walk or 5-10 mins by car) and has a vibrant student community during semester periods.
The house is close to a Wet Market, Bandar Riyal/Samarindah (5 mins walk) where you can buy fresh local vege, fruits and meats being sold. Food stalls are also aplenty in Unigarden if you wish to try local delicacies. Bakery, grocery shops, petrol station all within 3 mins drive and the Samarahan Golf Course is 5-10 mins drive (next to UNIMAS).
1/2 hour from Kuching City, 1/2 hour from 7th Mile Bazaar
1/2 hour to Kuching International Airport and Kuching Sentral Bus Station (express bus to rest of Borneo). Getting AroundPublic transport is usually by vans you can stop at bus-stops (bus route and timing is uncertain). We can also help book trustworthy taxi drivers if you wish. There is ample parking and it is a safe neighbourhood to walk during the day or night. UNIMAS provides bus links to the university at a stop 5 mins walk away. Other Things to NoteWe can provide you a TMGo internet doggle (free), however you have to top-up the amount you wish to use.
Hair dryer and Iron provided upon request. Washing machine is available, please speak to the host.
Please note the strict booking conditions.