I stayed only one night (alas) in Kuching, as R&R on the way back to UK from a work trip to the Pacific. It was my colleague who did the research and chose the Ranee Boutique Suites - and how glad I am that he did! We arrived pretty shattered, having done three flights from Solomon Islands to Brisbane to... More
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- The Ranee Boutique Suites Kuching, Sarawak
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to The Ranee, an exclusive boutique hotel in the heart of Kuching’s picturesque Old Town, only 30 minutes’ drive [10 km] from Kuching International Airport. The Ranee promises guests a unique experience of sophisticated comfort in an ambiance redolent of bygone days, it is the place to stay for travelers who are used to the best, and who want their visit to Sarawak to be truly unforgettable. Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, sprang up in the early 19th century as a row of thatched houses and piers along the town’s lifeline: the river. The Ranee occupies a 19th century shop house stylishly renovated to enchant and pamper our guests. The traditional features of the old house have been deftly adapted to modern standards of comfort. Don’t look for uniform doors down both sides of a long corridor -- unexpected angles, twists and nooks make The Ranee a heritage building worth exploring, as well s staying in for a great holiday.Facing the waterfront, the Fort and the Palace, this unique little gem of a hotel offers elegance with a touch of sophistication, as befits a Rajah’s lady, the Ranee. Tangible mementos of Sarawak’s turbulent, romantic past surround The Ranee. Step out of the front door and into the bustle of Bazaar; enjoy a stroll on the carefully tended riverside esplanade. Historical landmarks of the Brooke heritage are within easy walking distance. The Astana (Palace of the White Rajahs) and Fort Margherita beckon from across the serene expanse of Sarawak River. The Ranee is a is smoke-free zone, an oasis of tranquility in a busy town; our guests are not encouraged to bring pets, or children under 12. ... more less
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