18 Hostels in Kuching, Malesia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Kuching, Malesia. You can choose from 18 Kuching hostels. In total, there are 39 cheap places to stay in Kuching such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $5 for a dorm.

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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


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Kuching


(Woodpecker Lodge, Kuching is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Kuching


(Singgahsana Lodge is the best rated)

Most Kuching hostels are located in

Section 33 KTLD

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Kuching for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Kuching for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Kuching? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Kuching alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Kuching. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Kuching (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Kuching here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Singkawang Singkawang (166 Km / 103 mi.)
Pontianak Pontianak (209 Km / 130 mi.)

FAQ about Kuching Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Kuching. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Kuching. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Kuching Hostels

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Hostelz.com compares prices for 18 hostels in Kuching, Malesia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Kuching such as

  • 8 hotels
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Kuching.

Singgahsana Lodge is the best rated hostel for partying in Kuching.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Kuching - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Kuching

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Kuching and Malesia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Kuching