Bedroom, Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel in Kuching
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Lobby, Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel in Kuching
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8.8

Excellent

283 reviews

283 reviews

Housekeeping19
Breakfast1
Shops1
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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Miami

50 m

Cat City

100 m

Upside Down House Kuching

110 m

Sarawak Plaza

160 m

The Tun Jugah Foundation

210 m

Popular landmarks
Cat Monument

430 m

Kuching Esplanade

510 m

Sarawak Museum

840 m

Sarawak Orchid Garden

2.6 km

Cat Museum

3.8 km

Closest landmarks
Cyber City

Standard Chartered Bank

170 m

Monkeebar

270 m

Mohamed Yahia & Sons

300 m

PELITA Car Park Complex

320 m

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Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

Kuching City Center, Kuching, Malaysia - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Kuching City Center, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Semenggoh Nature Reserve.

Highlights

Located in heart of Kuching

Top Value

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Inside city center

Hygiene Plus

This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Temperature check for guests and staff
Body thermometer
Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Car power charging station

Check-in [24-hour]

Shops

Laundry service

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Kuching every 1 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.3
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportKuching International Airport (KCH)
Distance to airport7.8 km

Rooms available at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

1 Bunk Bed Mixed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 single bed...
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1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 95 m²/1023 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 14 single beds
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Single Bed in Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 bunk bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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    Shared Dormitory
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      Green Gallery - Bunk bed for 1 Person (Room Only)
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        Vintage Gallery - Bunk bed for 1 Person (Room Only)
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          Room Guest Room
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            Art Gallery - Bunk bed for 1 Person (Room Only)
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              Frequently asked questions

              What time is check-in and check-out at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The homestay offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The homestay also offers 24-hour check-in.

              How do I get to Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              For those who wish to drive their own cars, Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel has a car park that's close to the homestay. Parking is available for an additional charge. Self-parking is conveniently available at the homestay. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Kuching with private transportation, the homestay can arrange both taxis or car rental.

              What is the smoking policy at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

              What is the closest airport to Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Travel by air is easy with Kuching International Airport only 7.7 km away from Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel.

              What restaurants are nearby Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel’s neighborhood is Kuching City Center which includes popular restaurants such as Kopi O Corner, Ceylonese Restaurant and Swee Kang Ais Kacang.

              What popular shopping places are close to Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel is located in Kuching City Center area which features shopping places such as CityOne Megamall, The Spring Shopping Mall and Vivacity Megamall.

              What are popular attractions near Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel’s location in the Kuching City Center neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Kuching Esplanade, Sarawak Museum and Chinese Museum.

              What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel?

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel’s nearby natural sights include Tanjung Sipat, Sama Jaya Nature Reserve and Ward Point located in the same Kuching City Center area.

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              What people love about Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

              • 10

                Exceptional
                Staff 

                "Clean , save for money, good facility, friendly staff,"

                JACKY

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                December 15, 2022

              • 9.2

                Exceptional
                Cleanliness

                "The place is super clean."

                Wan

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                October 16, 2022

              • 9.6

                Exceptional
                Location

                "Location is good."

                Chi

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                January 9, 2023

              Property ranking|Compared to 729 Kuching properties
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              Couples review score
              9.6/10
              Room size
              73 sqm.
              Value for money score
              9.3/10
              Location score
              9.1/10
              Better than
              98
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              of Kuching properties
              Bigger than
              97
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              Better than
              96
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              Better than
              93
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              Overall rating:

              8.8

              Excellent
              283 reviews
              Cleanliness
              8.7
              Facilities
              8.4
              Location
              9.1
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              What travelers say they love:
              Very clean
              Chun from Singapore
              Solo traveler
              More about Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

              More about Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel

              See the best of Kuching with a stay at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations.
              Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel provides a range services and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay. Taxi and car hire services provided by the homestay make it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around Kuching. If you plan to arrive by car, you'll appreciate the homestay's available parking, right on-site.
              The homestay provides front desk services such as express check-in or check-out and luggage storage for guests' convenience. Please be advised that smoking is not allowed in the homestay to allow cleaner air for all guests. Smoking is limited to designated areas only, for the health and well-being of all guests and staff.
              Feel right at home during your stay at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel. Some rooms are equipped with blackout curtains and air conditioning for your convenience. Some rooms at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel include special design features like a balcony or terrace. In-room entertainment such as television, is provided for guests in select rooms.
              The homestay also offers a refrigerator and instant coffee in some rooms for when you feel like it is needed. Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the homestay provides a hair dryer and toiletries in some select rooms.


              Dining and things to do

              Guests who prefer to make their own meals will love the in-house shared kitchen available here.
              Never let a day go wasted when you're at Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel with all the activities and facilities provided. Pick up something memorable for yourself or those waiting for you back at home, at the shops.


              Around the property

              Take some time to explore Kuching during your stay at the homestay. Get a photograph of yourself in front of Kuching Esplanade located 500 m away, a must-see for anyone visiting Kuching.


              Reasons to stay here

              This homestay beats 96% of accommodations in the city on value for money.
              This accommodation is highly recommended for its location, scoring higher than 93% of other options in the city.
              This accommodation is highly rated for its staff and service, beating 92% of competition within the city.

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              Amenities and facilities

              Excellent
              Facilities

              8.4

              Most talked about facilities

              Housekeeping

              15 mentions

              Breakfast

              1 mention

              Languages spoken
              • English
              • Chinese [Cantonese]
              • Chinese [Mandarin]
              • Malay
              Internet access
              • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
              • Internet services
              • Wi-Fi in public areas
              Things to do, ways to relax
              • Tours
              Cleanliness and safety
              • Anti-viral cleaning products
              • Body thermometer
              • Cashless payment service
              • First aid kit
              • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
              • Hand sanitizer
              • Hot water linen and laundry washing
              • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
              • Rooms sanitized between stays
              • Safe dining setup
              • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
              • Temperature check for guests and staff
              Dining, drinking, and snacking
              • Shared kitchen
              Services and conveniences
              • Air conditioning in public area
              • Contactless check-in/out
              • Grooming service
              • Invoice provided
              • Ironing service
              • Laundry service
              • Luggage storage
              • Shops
              • Smoke-free property
              • Smoking area
              Access
              • Check-in/out [express]
              • Check-in/out [private]
              • Check-in [24-hour]
              • Non-smoking rooms
              • Pets allowed
              • Security [24-hour]
              Getting around
              • Car park [charges apply]
              • Car park [nearby]
              • Car power charging station
              • Rental car
              • Taxi service
              Available in all rooms
              • Air conditioning
              • Free bottled water
              • Hair dryer
              • Internet access – wireless
              • Kitchenware
              • Locker
              • Microwave
              • Non-smoking
              • Shared bathroom

              Location

              E36, Level 2, Taman Sri Sarawak, Jalan Green Hill, Kuching Sarawak., Kuching City Center, Kuching, Malaysia, 93100
              Exceptional
              Location

              9.1

              Airports
              • Kuching International Airport (KCH)
                7.8 km
              • Tanjung Manis Airport (TGC)
                117.2 km
              Hospital or clinic
              • Wong Yieng Beauty Professional Centre
                410 m
              Shopping
              • Satok Weekend Market
                3.3 km
              Convenience store
              • 7 Eleven
                40 m
              Cash withdrawal
              • ATM
                230 m

              What's nearby

              Popular landmarks
              • Chinese Museum
                260 m
              • Cat Monument
                430 m
              • Kuching Esplanade
                510 m
              • Sarawak Museum
                840 m
              • Sarawak Orchid Garden
                2.6 km
              • Cat Museum
                3.8 km
              • Semenggoh Nature Reserve
                17.7 km
              • Mount Santubong
                19.8 km
              • Sarawak Cultural Village
                21.9 km
              • Jong's Crocodile Farm & Zoo
                22.5 km
              Nearby landmarks
              • Cyber City
              • Miami
                50 m
              • Cat City
                100 m
              • Upside Down House Kuching
                110 m
              • Sarawak Plaza
                160 m
              • Standard Chartered Bank
                170 m
              • The Tun Jugah Foundation
                210 m
              • Mr Clean
                220 m
              • Hornbill Fountain
                240 m
              • Chinese Museum
                260 m
              Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

              Property policies

              Children and extra beds

              Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

              Minimum age of guests is: 16 year(s).

              Others
              • The property requires a refundable security deposit of MYR 50 upon check-in.
              • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

              Some helpful facts

              Check-in/Check-out
              • Check-in from14:00
              • Check-out until12:00
              Getting around
              • Airport transfer fee5 USD
              • Travel time to airport (minutes)15
              The property
              • Number of rooms 1
              • Most recent renovation2016

              Reviews of Sunset homestay - Backpacker Hostel from real guests

              Provided by verified guests of Agoda
              8.9
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              10
              Cleanliness8.7
              Facilities8.4
              Location9.1
              Service9.0
              Value for money9.3
              High score for Kuching
              Rating
              9+ Exceptional (60)
              8-9 Excellent (9)
              7-8 Very Good (9)
              6-7 Good (1)
              <6 Below Expectation (1)
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              Mar - May (15)
              Jun - Aug (31)
              Sep - Nov (17)
              Dec - Feb (17)
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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Allen from Indonesia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in October 2020

              Cozy and best choice for backpackers ”

              As a hotelier, I would said it is first recommend for the backpacker or family trip. Just like a home, you can chat over here, cooking and infront of homestay is The hills. And next to homestay have 7-11, super convenient. Here also have bus for the trip. Just wait at the bus stop and pay RM1 and bring to the tour. Super relaxing and feel time became slow here. Just suddenly became you really enjoy your life. Can read the book over there. Just relax and chill. BTW in Local but first time in my life I explore my hometown in details. Proud to be Sarawakian and please stay home.

              Reviewed November 01, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Fang from Malaysia
              Group
              Stayed 1 night in May 2019

              Clean and friendly staff”

              It is good whether for short or long stay, their place is newly renovated, well maintained facilities and good hygiene. Easy access to the city with carpark nearby. The only minor problem was one of the bath towels provided was not clean. Most importantly, it is a nice place to stay with lower budget in Kuching.

              Reviewed May 20, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Farzat from Brunei Darussalam
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 5 nights in July 2019

              FIRST SOLO TRIP”

              I was a solo traveller. I met friends from where I stayed during RWMF. everybody was friendly. bed was comfortable. I would love for everybody's trip as great as mine.

              Reviewed August 14, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Jonathan from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in August 2019

              Walls are made of concrete ”

              The walls are made of concrete it helps with Soundproofing each bunk . It was a great value although everything was bare basic but I felt very cozy and toilets are clean all the time !

              Reviewed August 19, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Jeremy from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

              Cool”

              The most spacious capsules hostel i've ever stay (can fit 2ppl), they clean the room/toilet everyday, free drinking water, walking distance to most attraction place in Kuching and affordable tour package.

              Reviewed July 31, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Mun from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in September 2019

              Good location and friendly staff ”

              The staff was super welcoming and friendly. Accomodating to your need and willing to share information. The Location is also super nice, near to city centre and many travel destinations.

              Reviewed September 20, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Sten from Indonesia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in December 2019

              I'm sure it's good”

              I ended up not staying there because of last-minute changes, but I'm sure it's a great hostel!

              Reviewed January 16, 2020

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              MARCEL from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in April 2019

              Best hide out”

              I stayed here after checking out from Tune (biz travel) this place feels homely. though the common space is located outside on the walkway. But I have nothing to complain as I truly feels like living in a student residence. I met Naz the receptionist. and we chatted a lot about travel and life in guesthouse. She is truly dedicated staff and the family who runs this business is lucky to have her. There are few rooms upstairs that she even showed it to me even though it is fully booked at that time (thats a very good marketing strategy)- promoting your other place. Good job NAz.I would hire you myself if i run a hostel. anyway I hope you learn a lot from this good place and do your startup. This place serve coffee and tea.

              Reviewed June 19, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Hanna from Austria
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

              Exceptional”

              Good, clean, newly looking hostel. Very friendly staff.

              Reviewed September 04, 2019

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              sarah from Malaysia
              Group
              Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

              superhb”

              location nearby town, room clean

              Reviewed April 06, 2019

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              Leonardo from Malaysia
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in April 2019

              Great value for money and services”

              Overall sleeping in the homestay was quite cosy and comfortable because there's personal capsule for sleeping each for person unlike other homestay that offered with exposed bunks... Just regarding deposit of RM50.00 for cabinet, owner should inform earlier to the customer before check-in 👍👍

              Reviewed April 28, 2019

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Aw from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

              Great location & clean hostel”

              Overall is great!

              Reviewed May 31, 2019

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Kai from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in February 2020

              Nice hostel in Kuching ”

              Nice hostel nearby riverside. Good value for money

              Reviewed March 02, 2020

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              Ceci from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 1 night in July 2019

              sure will be my choice for my next kuching trip2”

              very nice staff and boss。 Room are very。clean。 very comforable stay

              Reviewed July 14, 2019

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              YOKE from Singapore
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

              Recommended for budget backpacker”

              Towel, locker (with key) and body wash are all provided. Curtain is good for some privacy as well. Aircon is on 24 hrs. Shower is also hot. Generally speaking, it exceeds my expectations. Thumbs up..!

              Reviewed January 29, 2019

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Yi-Ju from Taiwan
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

              Good location & friendly staff”

              Clean but small though.

              Reviewed December 16, 2019

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              8.8
              Excellent
              Zach from India
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 1 night in July 2019

              Great Place - clean”

              Hard to review. Only there one night and price was cheap. Price triples next day so I left. Very clean place with great breakfast for free. Some water issues, but they take care of it. Locker provided.

              Reviewed July 21, 2019

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Goh from Malaysia
              Solo traveler
              1 Person in 20-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
              Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

              Suitable for backpacker”

              Good location.

              Reviewed September 05, 2019

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              Sharona from Malaysia
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in September 2019

              Good stay if you're not a fussy person”

              Good stay if you are willing to share spaces with other people

              Reviewed September 02, 2020

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              8.8
              Excellent
              Cindy from Mexico
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 1 night in July 2019

              Good location hostel”

              + the location is superb a walking distance to the waterfront, also you can walk to the bus stop to bako park - the capsule was a bit dirty the paint and room sheets were old l, bathroom a bit small However the bathroom and toilet were separate so that is a win

              Reviewed July 31, 2019

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