Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, Managed by Hilton
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBatang Ai Longhouse Resort, Managed by Hilton Kuching
This place is truly a diamond in the ruff !!!! It is a wonderful place to reconnect to nature . The staff were very helpful and fun loving .
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... It is presently fruiting season when there is less chance of seeing them because they have an abundance of fruit available for them in the forest. But fortunately they were feeling very social and came and entertained us for quite a while, including two mothers with young ones. The down-side of doing the ship's tour was being in a large coach with a bunch of geriatrics. I don't mean to be cruel but it was like herding aged ...
... to their hotel room safely, lots of laughs, and not a happy hotel front deskman, we then started our quest for the cat statues. The taxi driver was a little dumbfounded as he said he's never had anyone do this before, so chalk that as one for the Americans !
It was our night to celebrate with our friends from the last 2 weeks, and do our best to indulge, and I feel we succeeded pretty well.
Unfortunately we were only staying at that long house for one night. The plan for today is taking out mini van to one of the last main town and gathering supplies for the next five days where we will be in the jungle. We then jumped onto a comfy coach for the next three hours to get to the port where three of us are getting into one long boat and going across ...
... some long houses. These are not authentic longhouses, the government have built seven of the different tribes long houses to look like the real ones but there is a lot more information and it's got lots of entertainment within. I think we wanted to go see them in this museum type style instead of imposing on people that still live in them and making them the tourist attraction. Even though that means the money is probably better directed with the ...
... br> The longhouses themselves are unique. A longhouse can have over 100 units (one per family), all part of the same structure. They are all connected by a kind of bamboo 'road', where outside the door of a family's home, the close part of the bamboo road is covered by a roof forming a kind of communal veranda. Further away from the door, the bamboo flooring continues, but is open to the elements. The family homes/units are often very small - ...