Hostels in Kuching, Malaysia

15 hostels available. Prices start from $2.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kuching

Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The décor in the indoor common areas is "local traditional" plus a couple of good maps. There's no further info, but as the proprietors and staff will tell you all you want to know, this is no … More
Youth Hostel
"…There is another common area near the dorms where you can play games or read. Moreover, all the hallways are decorated with travel advice and this is one of the few hostels that will not try to … More
Solo Traveller
"…and there are self-catering facilities available if you wish to cook. Summary This is a very nice hostel. Its location is good and the people are friendly, inviting, and helpful. The … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Feel free to enjoy some: toast, toppings, bananas, cereal, fresh milk coffee and tea is free flow all day. The hostel door is locked at all times. Only guest with access card can enter the … More
Solo Traveller
"…There is just one mixed dormitory with twenty-one beds. These beds are in little pods set into the wall and are an awesome three tiers high with ladders up to the top row. Each pod has a curtain … More

The Village House


Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The 10 Rooms and 2 Suites at The Village House typify vernacular architecture with its common lounge area below, wooden staircases and landing benches as well as full height windows with wooden … More
Jalan Carpenter 40, Lot 61 More

B&B Inn


Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…It is a fifteen-minute taxi ride from the airport or an hour by bus (we would suggest a taxi as it is not the easiest place to find) The hostel occupies the first and second floors of the … More

Quiik Cat


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Quiik Cat lounge operating from 18:00 to 23:00 hours, Mondays to Saturday. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Tourism attraction like Kuching Waterfront, Toa Peck … More

Rhu Dormitory

Tanjung Rhu
Beach Lovers Retreat Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
Lot 433 Kampung Padang Lalang, Mukim Ayer Hangat More

The Culvert Resort


Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Cash deposit will not be refunded by using bank or online transfer if you failed to claim your deposit upon check out. Reservation Policy Guest must be at least eighteen (18) years old to … More

Hotels in Kuching

"…You can easily socialize with other fellow travelers. Surrounded by cafés and chinese cheap food courts. The waterfront is just 200 m away. A must-stay hostel when in Kuching!" …"…And you don't … More
"…1) Washing machine with drying area 2) Iron, hair-dryer 3) Fully air-conditioned rooms and living rooms with ceiling fans 4) 24-hr receptions 5) breakfast included ***Property Policies & … More
58 Upper China Street More
"…We do have wifi access in all our room. We have hot and cold drink dispenser all day long. Experience high quality room facilities, including ironing facilities, internet access – wireless, … More

Hostels in Kuching, Malaysia

15 hostels available. Prices start from $5.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Kuching (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kuching.

Kuching, the charming capital of Sarawak, is one of the two East Malayan states on the island of Borneo. Once you arrive, you will love this city and it's worth it to spend a few days. The laid-back atmosphere, the markets, and the nightlife will detain you here probably for more time then you planned. The city isn't big, so you can discover it on foot, but it has a lot to explore. The waterfront is the main area in the city during day and night; on one side, there are the traditional markets and handicraft shops called the main Bazaar, and on the other side is the historical part with the ancient courthouse building that now houses the tourist center. Obviously the waterfront is also the place where a lot of restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars appear for an evening drink. Use your time to visit at least one of Kuching's museums -- either Sarawak museum or Islam museum, according to your favorite theme or simply visit both. On the other side of the river, you can find Fort Margherita and the village called Kampongs.

The easiest way to arrive in Kuching is by airplane; there are airport taxis to take you into the city. If you are already in Sarawak, then the bus should be the best option. The hostels in Kuching are pretty fair, with good standards of cleanliness and all the facilities you need for a fair price. When booking your hostel in Kuching, try to stay as near as possible to the waterfront to enjoy the city at its best –- probably as you move closer to the waterfront the prices rise a bit, so find the best tradeoff for yourself.

Written by local enthusiast for Kuching hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Kuching hostels CoffeeMarks

Kuching Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kuching, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 15
Average dorm price $17
Average private room price $30
Cheapest hostel in Kuching Hornbill's Nest with $4.5
Party hostels in Kuching The Village House (3 in total)
Most Kuching hostels are located in Tanjung Rhu
Average rating of all hostels 5

FAQ about Kuching Hostels

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