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The Village House

Lot 634, Off Jalan Pantai Puteri, Santubong Village, Damai / Santubong, Kuching, Malaysia 93750

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Excellent

8.6

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33 reviews

270 reviews in English

Value for Money
8.5
Location
8.1
Staff Performance
9.0
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
9.2
Room Comfort/Standard
8.8
Food/Dining
7.9
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Shellene A. Solo travelers Malaysia, September 28, 2015
nice and clean

clean. friendly staff .
9.3
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Katerina K. Solo travelers Russia, June 30, 2015
Great experience

Tranquillity, lots of water (cold and hot, pool), helpful staff
9
I used the hotel as a base for my everyday adventures in the surrounding area for 11 days in June. And it turned out to be the best base I ever had. The personnel were very friendly and always willing to help you to solve your problems and listen to your stories. Their reliable taxi-drivers arrive right on time and are ready to pick you up and bring back to the hotel any time of the day you arrange with them. The same price (180 MYR return) to get to Bako National Park, Semenggoh Nature Reserve, Matang Wildlife Center. 80 MYR to the airport. It takes about 1-1.5 hours to reach any of these destinations depending on traffic (rush hours are naturally the worst). The best trail to Mount Santubong begins a couple kilometers from the hotel making it possible to reach the summit or just follow the middle trail along the mountain. The sea nearby is not good for swimming as it is dirty, very shallow, full of big poisonous jelly-fish. Yet, sunsets are enchanting. The pool in the hotel serves perfectly to relax your aching muscles after a long hard hot day. And it is right on your doorstep. Conditioner and ceiling ventilator in the room function perfectly and noiselessly. Bathroom is amazingly comfortable with plenty of cold and hot water (strong pressure), shampoo, soap, shower gel, body lotion, daily changed large soft towels, constantly renewable toilet paper. Beds are large and cozy - good for stretching and enjoying a few idle hours. Muezzin in the mosque some 500m away lull you into sleep creating a unique unforgettable authentic atmosphere of local village. The hotel is located in a secluded part of the village Santubong. Local people are very friendly, helpful, and unobtrusive. Food is fresh and aplenty. One must beware of tiny red ants that jump at every edible speck appearing in the room. No mosquitoes inside. In short, it is a great choice for independent, active people tired of nasty civilization with its noisy crowds.
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Pey F. Solo travelers Malaysia, May 3, 2015
A relaxing stay

Quietness, ambience and design
7
It's located at a remote area. Quiet place and inconvenient for food access.
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Suliana J. Solo travelers Malaysia, April 19, 2015
excellent stay

bornea design , cosy and relaxing
10
recommended for weekend getaway - no beach but nice place for quiet weekend
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Kate B. Solo travelers United Kingdom, April 6, 2015
My surprise stay

Ambience, quiet and service
9.3
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Mavis P. Solo travelers Malaysia, January 1, 2015
very nice and relaxing place

the room, the sound from d swimming pool and the hammock
8.7
My stay was very nice and relaxing. The service was ultimately good and polite.
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Hoi Y. Solo travelers Hong Kong, December 31, 2014
A little paradise in the middle of nowhere

Great design, nice set up, helpful staffs
8
I have been to many similar resorts before as I really like these kind of boutique style hotels close to the nature. Think everything is pretty decent. This place is on it's own far from the others, its so u will need to eat all ur meals in here which is about 3 times the price as usual. It's fine if it's delicious but sadly I think it can be much better. Room is small but pretty. Wifi is available only by the tv room and the library, music in the bar is quite bit too loud considering they promote themselves as peaceful and quiet especially thr whole place if quite small. It depends on what u like but overall I have a good stay.
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Peta J. Solo travelers Australia, May 8, 2014
After a three day conference in Kuching this small

Quit pool food
10
Perfect
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Barbara E. Solo travelers Australia, April 28, 2014
relaxing, peaceful, and comfortable

great pool, nice sitting areas, comfortable bed
8
The Village House is an ideal place to unwind. The pool and gardens are very nice and there is a good library available to choose from. The food was reasonable but it would be good not have both vegetable options in brown sauce. Would be nice to have tea and coffee making facilities in the room/or outside for guests. Staff were friendly and helpful and I would definitely come back again. Be aware that there is now a new mosque close by and you may be woken at 5am.
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Nicola K. Solo travelers United Kingdom, January 9, 2014
quiet, peaceful place to end a travelling holiday

location, staff and surroundings
9.3
delightful small hotel with excellent friendly and helpful staff
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