Merdeka Palace Hotel

Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, Sarawak, 93000, Malaysia | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, is near Kuching Esplanade, Sarawak Museum, Chinese Museum, and Kubah National Park.
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    Travel Blogs from Kuching

    Singapore to Kuching

    A travel blog entry by carolineandkent on Oct 09, 2014

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... to Cat City (Kuching). Outside the hotel are cat statues! After having checked into the hotel which is very nice albeit rather dated, we checked out our view and explored the hotel. We chatted to the concierge about trips as we want to do so much and then walked along the river to the centre which is not far. Found an Indian market and also what looks like Chinatown. Stopped in a bar as really ...

    Going Ape in Sarawak

    A travel blog entry by kateandnicola on Oct 01, 2014

    59 photos

    ... a bottle. The eccentric lady was very chatty and came over to join us. We were both very socked when she said 'this was my old job' and handed Kate her phone with a picture of a dead Indian man on it. She was very proud of her make up skills and took us through a selection of Chinese, Indian and Malay dead men and women that she had 'got ready for the BBQ'. It took Kate a few seconds to realise that the BBQ she was referring to did not involve burgers in buns. Feeling a ...

    Day 5

    A travel blog entry by dt_borneoblitz on Sep 18, 2014

    7 photos

    ... well takes real skill. It was nowhere near as physical as the bricking but you go through heaps of cement and our mixers had to work very hard. Also the screeing off is left to those with skill so we volunteers did the applying only.

    Having said that the heat up on the trestles was intense and I was puffing just from applying cement. I was a bit light headed so stopped for a ...


    A travel blog entry by dreamteam214 on Aug 13, 2014

    28 photos

    We arrived in Kuching (a.k.a. Cat City) and spent our first day failing at every sightseeing attempt. Our first stop was Astana, the house of a government official, which we could only admire through a gate. Next up was the Orchid Garden, which had a distinct lack of orchids. Following this, we got horrendously lost whilst looking for Fort Magareta and ended up having to get a lift there with two lovely, Malaysian women. When we eventually found it, ...

    Welcome To Chicken Shit Towers

    A travel blog entry by mynameisden on Jul 22, 2014

    18 photos

    Our guide brought the minivan to a sudden halt.
    “Snake! A cobra! Did you see it?” he asked.

    All four of us peered from out of the back of the van and into the delta of illuminated overgrown track we had been driving along since we left the lodge half an hour ago.

    ‘No….” we chorused hesitantly. “Has it gone?”

    Without answering, our guide jumped out of the van and came around ...