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Jalan Sultan Tengah Lot 285, Block 2 Salak Land District, Kuching 93050 Malaysia
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 89 in Kuching
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Nestled in the dense flora and undergrowth of Santubong, Kuching, The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching blends into its lush green environment like a faraway fantasy. Outfitted with eco-friendly room designs and an array of facilities offering adventure and relaxation, the boutique resort promises to take you on a cultural journey of Sarawak’s rainforests and rejuvenate your weary soul. From exotic adventures and nature walks to cuisine tours and yoga retreats, here at The Culvert we aim to please every type of guest. So whether you’re a tourist looking for an adventure, a couple looking for a romantic vacation, or a local wanting a break from the busy city life, we will have something for you at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching. The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching is conveniently nearby several hilltop and cliffside locations with panoramic sea and sunset views.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Shuttle bus service
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Self-serve laundry
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Britteny wrote a review Apr 2022
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A really nice place to chill and relax👍🏻 the privacy is superbb although the room is small. The service provided by the manager and the workers is superbbb!! Also the dishes and the pool is very enjoyable. All in all, the trip is worth it👍🏻👍🏻
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Dear Britteny, Greetings from The Culvert Kuching! Thank you for your kind compliments. We are delighted to know that you and your bestie had a great time during your stay with us at The Culvert Kuching. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon and staying with us at The Culvert Kuching. Thank you Ivan Ong
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Bumbum wrote a review Apr 2022
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Excellent service and best place to relax. Friendly staff, nice activity especially the ATV and pool fling. Sauna with a relaxing sea view. If you love nature and a peaceful getaway, this is definitely the place to visit. Choose the suites as it is spacious and bath tub attached.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Iise Chew wrote a review Sep 2020
Malaysia1843 contributions2098 helpful votes
The Culvert, located in Santubong, Kuching, boasts majestic backdrops of Mount Santubong and also wetland mangrove beaches facing the South China Sea. If you are keen on giving minimalistic concepts a try, The Culvert would suit your taste. Rooms, or more like cylindrical cemented tubes, range at Rm200+. It's a fun concept, living life in such an enclosed space - the toilet, shower, and the bed are all placed neatly and efficiently in one cylinder! The architecture is undeniably beautiful. 2 infinity swimming pools are artfully designed, one directly facing the sea while surrounded by towering trees. There are platforms placed deliberately for you to take in the view of the entire sea while being comfortably seated - my wife and I had even had a nap on such a platform. The library, the gym, the sauna - all fashioned in a way that immerses you in Sarawak's natural lush greeneries. The biggest issue I faced were the mosquitoes and sandflies. The beach, despite being most picturesque, has an immense amount of sandflies, in which they feasted on our bare skin gleefully. Sleep was difficult as there were so many mosquitoes in our cylindrical room; this, I believe, was very much to do with me not turning on the ventilation fan at the first part, which likely led to mosquitoes swarming in without hindrance. After we turned the fan on, we spent about half an hour just killing mosquitoes with the dimmest of lights. Breakfast was acceptable - straightforward fried noodles that personally was rather blend, sausages and eggs, spoilt milk served which I took a mouthful of but thankfully did not swallow. I would come to this place again as a group, to just have a chill out in nature, and for the experience. But to come again for good night's sleep, that I would have to think twice. Travel Tip : Book via Agoda.com. I compared the walk-in price to Agoda's price, and it was about RM50 cheaper. Bring mosquitoe repellent. It's a must. It not only deters mosquitoes, but at some measure deters sandflies too. Ensure that the ventilation fan in your room is turned on all the time, lest you wish to have a swarm of mosquitoes share your company.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Ming Y wrote a review Mar 2020
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A very beautiful place for a short getaway, get closer to nature, the services are also very good. The staffs are friendly and the food here also nice. Really like the place so much and highly recommend
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 4 Jun 2020
Dear MingY209, Thank you for choosing The Culvert Resort. Also thank you for the positive review and the kind words. We will continue to look for ways and means to improve and enhance our guest satisfaction and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Culvert Resort. We look forward to seeing you again. Meanwhile, stay safe wherever you are. Till then, beautiful and warmest wishes from all of us here at The Culvert Resort!
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Ross A wrote a review Mar 2020
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We didn't really know what to expect staying in a concrete tube (!) but it's actually remarkably cosy, comfortable, and the views are tremendous. The beach is a delight and it's right next to the Cultural Village which is helpful. Staff are very nice too. Would definitely recommend for a couple of nights.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Cynthia Bullek, Owner at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching
Responded 4 Jun 2020
Dear rossa148, Thank you for your positive review and your kind words. Our staffs do their personal best to go above and beyond for our valued guests each day. I am pleased that we left a positive impression with you. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to The Culvert Resort. Meanwhile, stay safe wherever you are. Till then, beautiful and warmest wishes from all of us here at The Culvert Resort!
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PRICE RANGE
US$46 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching
Which popular attractions are close to The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Nearby attractions include Mount Santubong (1.6 km), Borneo Samariang Resort City (6.0 km), and Damai Beach (1.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lim Hock Ann Seafood, Beach Sea Food Restaurant, and Ahsoh Buntal Seafood.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching have airport transportation?
Yes, The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Culvert Hotel Resort Kuching?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sarawak Cultural Village (10.9 km).