Ariva Gateway Kuching
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAriva Gateway Kuching
The hotel has a rather tired look and feel but it is clean, well located, provides great service (tries very hard to be a 5 star) and is priced well compared to other hotels in Kuching's golden triangle.
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The adventure begins, as Rosanna delivered Haley & I to the LAX international terminal on Wednesday night, and shared our hugs & farewells. We enjoyed a nice meal at the Cathay Pacific business class lounge -- particularly the ratatouille and a nice manhattan to get things in motion before the 15 hour midnight flight.
As always, Cathay did not disappoint -- great service, very comfortable accommodations, and a ...
... room available for us. Dumped our stuff and went off to get lunch. Discovered the wharf which was a nice walk. Stopped at a bistro for lunch. B had vegetable curry and me, spag bog. Came across the biggest mall here. It was quite impressive, they even have a Dorothy Perkins here! And Burger King of course. Wandered round here. I managed to get 3 bras for under £10 not bad going! Got back to our hotel about 5ish and sorted out our next move..then it was supper time. I haven't seen ...
... the 90 minute cruise on the river, which we did. We were joined by another member, Bill from NYC and Palm Springs, so we are now 4 (Dan, Tesh, Bill and YT). The cruise was enjoyable with a very basic commentary. You see an amazing range of diverse buildings which in many ways depict the many conflicting priorities - large government monuments and private houses of government officials, or retired government officials to shanty buildings with ...
... the middle of nowhere and ran out of fuel. We were followed by a dirty guy on the scooter who was touching himself, so we were a bit scared but luckily we found the gas station on time. At the hotel we had to be careful for the monkeys. We had mean monkeys in the area who wanted to steal everything you left outside the cabin. When we saw a monkey we ran into the cabin and locked the doors. Langkawi is a really beautiful island to stay, but ...
... site which would become a badminton court. After dinner we went on a night walk in the dark. We headed to a small bridge over a river mouth turned off all our tourches and fireflies were flying around us it was beautiful. We then walked down to the beach and saw some crabs and hermit crabs running across the sand, a lovely experience in an amazing ...