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9.0
Exceptional
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Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Parking
FREE
  • Mohamed Yahia & Sons80 m
  • Popular Book Co120 m
  • Sarawak Plaza120 m
  • Standard Chartered Bank120 m
  • Maybank150 m
  • Cat City230 m
  • Mojo240 m
  • Grappa250 m
  • Monkeebar260 m
  • Miami260 m
  • Free Wi-Fi
    2017

    Grand Margherita Hotel

    Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, P.O.Box 2362, Kuching City Center, Kuching, Malaysia, 93100 - See map
    "Excellent location, pretty within walking distance to most places with lots of good eat."
    Yansy - January 7, 2019
    Exceptional reputation
    Recommended by 95% of guests
    Fantastic breakfast
    84% positive mentions
    • Located in heart of Kuching

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Currency exchange

    • Air conditioning

    • Daily housekeeping

    This property is in high demand!

    Booked 132 times | 11 travelers are looking at this property right now

    Property ranking|Compared to 624 Kuching properties
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    Room comfort score
    7.9/10
    Location score
    9.0/10
    Couples review score
    8.4/10
    Room size
    31 sqm.
    Better than
    96
    %
    of Kuching properties
    Better than
    94
    %
    of Kuching properties
    Better than
    93
    %
    of Kuching properties
    Bigger than
    93
    %
    of Kuching properties
    Value for money8.3
    Location rating9.0
    Nearest airportKuching International Airport (KCH)
    Distance to airport8.0 km

    Rooms available at Grand Margherita Hotel

    7.9
    Very good
    Room comfort & quality
    Superior
    Superior
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    • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
    • City view
    • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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    Superior (Best Available Rate)
    Superior (Best Available Rate)
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    • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
    • City view
    • 2 semi double beds or 1 kin...
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    Junior Suite with Breakfast
    Junior Suite with Breakfast
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    • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
    • River view
    • 1 king bed
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    Executive Room with Breakfast Included
    Executive Room with Breakfast Included
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    • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
    • City view
    • 2 double beds or 1 king bed
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    Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room
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    • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
    • City view
    • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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    Twin Executive
    Twin Executive
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      Junior Studio
      Junior Studio
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      • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
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      Junior Studio
      Junior Studio
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      • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
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      Double Executive
      Double Executive
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        Double Standard
        Double Standard
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          What people love about Grand Margherita Hotel

          • 8.4
            Excellent
            Cleanliness

            "I stayed in a king sized bed Deluxe room Pros - Room was very clean, bathroom clean!"

            Nazurah

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            January 11, 2019

          • 8.4
            Excellent
            Location

            "Location is perfect, in the middle of town"

            Ivy

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            January 14, 2019

          • 10.0
            Exceptional
            Location

            "The location was good."

            Firdaus

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            December 14, 2018

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          10.0
          Exceptional

          "Strategic location with walking distance to city centre & sh..."

          Azri

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          December 28, 2018

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          What they offer

          10.0
          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "Value for money and friendly staff."

          Shirley

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          January 2, 2019

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          Food and dining

          Breakfast options

          Asian

          Restaurants on site

          Orchid Garden Coffee House
          Cuisine:Asian, International
          Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

          What's nearby

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          Reviews of Grand Margherita Hotel from real guests

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          Agoda Reviews (6867)Booking.com Reviews (1962)
          8.3
          /
          10
          Excellent
          8.3% this month
          Cleanliness8.2
          Facilities8.1
          Location9.0
          Room comfort and quality7.9
          Service8.2
          Value for money8.3
          Rating
          9+ Exceptional (1085)
          8-9 Excellent (755)
          7-8 Very Good (1087)
          6-7 Good (385)
          <6 Below Expectation (353)
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          Mar - May (828)
          Jun - Aug (991)
          Sep - Nov (959)
          Dec - Feb (887)
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          8.4
          Excellent
          Rebecca from Malaysia
          Group
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

          Just okay”

          You can get better room at this price in kuching. Try cek out other hotel. I ask for non smoking, yet the floor that i get reek with smoke smell. You need to ask for river view tho, if not they ll give you the room with car park building view. Overall, my stayed a bit disspointed. Will not book here again.

          Reviewed July 12, 2019
          7.2
          Very good
          nirmalatha from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

          Change in Management”

          When we come to Kuching, the first thing in our mind for hotel is always Grand Margherita because of their hospitality and also the most amazing is their welcome drink (sprite with lemon) which is always left at the lobby so that everyone could quench their thirst. This time my visit was disappointed as I was shocked to see Teh Madu Limau which I believe not everyone will be enjoying it especially tourist from foreign country. The worst incident was my brother's room was not cleaned on the second day of our stay and it was just left unattended. I was understand that the changes was done done by the new GM from Kelantan for his comfort. Please do look into this as tourist will decide to go to other hotels all though the location is very convenient.

          Reviewed July 22, 2019
          8.4
          Excellent
          Kethy from Brunei Darussalam
          Couple
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

          Good location & Comfortable room”

          Excellent location, spacious & clean room, walking distance to bars, restaurants, mall & waterfront. Good variety of breakfast.

          Reviewed July 24, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          DAYANA from Malaysia
          Couple
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in July 2019

          Enjoy”

          Enjoy

          Reviewed July 22, 2019
          8.4
          Excellent
          Nor from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior
          Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

          Excellent”

          1) Need more variety or change menu everyday except for laksa & egg station as they serve same menu, quit boring if u stay more than 1 night 2) cant combine bed as they build in bedside table in the middle...love the river view from my room & laksa sarawak 3) they need to repair shower as rain shower leaking & water pressure too slow 4)walking distance to waterfront & main bazar

          Reviewed May 01, 2019
          7.6
          Very good
          King from Australia
          Couple
          Superior
          Stayed 3 nights in June 2019

          Good location”

          Only 3 things I like on this hotel. 1) location is great with all eating place and waterfront right beside you. 2) the view is superb overlooking the Sarawak river and 3) great reception check in and concierge staff who are helpful and friendly. What i didn’t like was 1) everything is like falling apart in the room. Looks modern but everything is fragile due to the terrible renovation, 2) housekeeping not thoroughly clean everything. My 2 cups always had coffee stains from the previous day, 3) windows were dirty which spoiled the spectacular view of the river and 4) staff were really passive in cleaning up the tables after the guests left during breakfast at the cafe, very slow.

          Reviewed June 30, 2019
          4.4
          Jacelin from Singapore
          Group
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in March 2019

          Disappointing”

          Brought 4 elders to stay here, 3 rooms for 1 night. Told the hotel staff I don’t speak Malay at the first instance when she started speaking Malay to me (because I am not Malaysian and not from peninsula Malaysia), but she kept replying me in Malay. Asked me to pay extra money if I wish to check in to the room earlier (I was just 1 hour before the check in time and was super annoyed by her replies to me in Malay). I have nothing against Malay or Malaysian but since it is a hotel industry, please expect non-Malay speaking guests. The Manager who helped us checked in when we returned from lunch later was much better. Hotel was very packed with screaming children in lobby. Swimming pool was small at level 1 - no privacy because anyone can enter the hotel lobby and watch guests swim and people who walked past the hotel along the river can also see swimming guests. I ended up not using the pool. Bad service at the breakfast buffet too. No staff at the live station to take orders for the noodles and eggs. My parents didn’t even know they can order the laksa and eggs. Food not refilled, I asked for the half boiled eggs and roti prata which were all gone 1 hour before buffet ends. Will never stay in this hotel ever again and advise anyone to avoid it. Try Hilton instead, just across the road (nearer to top spot) and much better service.

          Reviewed June 28, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Nurdalila from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 1 night in July 2019

          Great”

          Great experience for us and the location is very good.

          Reviewed July 16, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Rahmat from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in January 2019

          Best hotel in central location”

          Everything is within walking distance.

          Reviewed July 23, 2019
          9.2
          Exceptional
          Safwan from Malaysia
          Family with young children
          Executive Room with Breakfast Included
          Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

          Enjoyable stay”

          We booked twin rooms, however when we arrived for check in, the receptionist told us they did not have any twin rooms left so he upgraded our room and offered us a free extra bed for our room. The room was spacious and bed was comfortable. The breakfast buffet had a large selection and the hotel was in close proximity to the river waterfront and had many restaurants nearby. Overall a very enjoyable and comfortable stay.

          Reviewed April 15, 2019
          8.0
          Excellent
          Fadilawati from Brunei Darussalam
          Couple
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

          Convenient hotel and strategic location”

          Convenient hotel and location. Walking distance to many shopping places like sports shops, fast food, souvenir shops. For seafood lovers you can go Topspot which is located at UTC building and only walking distance to reach this building and price is very affordable.

          Reviewed April 08, 2019
          8.0
          Excellent
          Elvina from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in March 2019

          Good service”

          Booked this room for my cousins for their birthday staycation. Made arrangement with the hotel to prepare surprise for them in the room and happy with their effort done. It was deftly an extra ! Good location and accessible to good eating places is why I put them up there. Recommended to anyone especially if you have any events.

          Reviewed April 06, 2019
          8.8
          Excellent
          Michael from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in March 2019

          Beyond Expectations”

          I recently booked 3 rooms for an event we were running in Kuching. Arriving at the Hotel from checking in and throughout the 3 days and 4 nights stay we had an experience that was way above most hotels we had stayed in Sabah, Sarawak and the Peninsular. Being an event planner and consultancy we do stay in different hotels be it in the mountains of Kundasang and Camerons, seaside resorts in Morib and Port Dickson, City hotels in Malacca, Penang, JB, Ipoh and Kuching. The front desk staff were courteous and efficient, rooms were clean and spacious, the bed and pillows deserved a special mention here. Breakfast was adequate and tasty. Wherever we went in the hotel compound we were greeted with smiles and greetings. We stayed and left totally refreshed and grateful that this hotel has succeeded in giving what a guest most needs, REST and peace of mind. Thank you.

          Reviewed March 19, 2019
          9.2
          Exceptional
          Yee from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

          Nice location and value for price”

          Good location. A lot of restaurant/fast food nearby.. Top spot food court also within walking distance. Free parking available but subject to availability. Waterfront is just behind the hotel and good for a night scroll. Room is big and comfortable, however there is one small pillow which I not dare to use due to the smell.

          Reviewed March 18, 2019
          8.0
          Excellent
          dephanie from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in March 2019

          Overall is ok, just need little touch up”

          The room is good, staff also friendly my room view is the waterfront area ..the mirror a bit dirty, maybe need to clean once a week, or 3 times per week..the view from the room quite nice actually...and maybe need to provide slipper in every room..but overall is good..keep it up!

          Reviewed March 04, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Aida from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

          ALL TIME FAVOURITE”

          The first choice (always) whenever I come to Kuching. So far, not a disappointing choice.

          Reviewed July 11, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Rolland from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 1 night in February 2019

          good”

          good

          Reviewed July 11, 2019
          8.0
          Excellent
          Edwar from Brunei Darussalam
          Couple
          Run of House
          Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

          Location ”

          Location

          Reviewed July 07, 2019
          8.4
          Excellent
          FELIX from Indonesia
          Family with young children
          Superior (Best Available Rate)
          Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

          Comfort and great location”

          Great location, walking distance to the city main attraction. Surrounded by great food court. Hotel is neat with big twin bed.

          Reviewed July 06, 2019
          8.8
          Excellent
          Aida from Malaysia
          Business traveler
          Superior
          Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

          GREAT LOCATION”

          Great location; easy access to foods, shops and city attractions. Clean and excellent service. Extra charge for late check out also minimal and convenient to book.

          Reviewed July 01, 2019
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