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Permai Rainforest Resort

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Teluk Penyu, Kuching 93050 Malaysia
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#11 of 78 hotels in Kuching
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Permai Rainforest Resort is an eco-resort set in pristine Borneo rainforest located by the beach at the foot of mystical Mount Santubong, Sarawak. Carefully designed to minimize impact on the natural environment, it offers a unique rainforest experience and a variety of activities from dolphin watching to high ropes courses and guided kayaking tours. Just 40 minutes from the Kuching, its an ideal way to experience Borneo.
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Free parking
Public wifi
Free breakfast
Restaurant
Beach
Bicycle rental
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Airport transportation
Breakfast buffet
Canoeing
Shuttle bus service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
Malay
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Bruce L wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore72 contributions26 helpful votes
We were grateful for all the reviews we had read on Tripadvisor before arriving at the resort. Absolutely every one of them turned out to be helpful. We went along with low expectations and therefore were not disappointed. What a shame! The place has so much potential!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Fruitus wrote a review Dec 2019
Doha, Qatar185 contributions73 helpful votes
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First the good: location fantastic, the only noise is the crashing of the waves, the insects, birds and animals in the jungle, the rain and thunder, amazing. I stayed in a treehouse and it was exactly what I wanted, a balcony surrounded by trees and jungle plants. My treehouse had a functioning A/C and a good shower with hot water. The jungle paths around the place are lovely and you will see amazing plants and wildlife. The bad: oh lord where to begin? Basic training of staff would help, so that at least one person in the place knows what there job is; nobody seems to know what they should. Like others have commented I went to ask about activities, the reception staff knew nothing or told me that most of the activities weren’t available. One ventured to tell me best go
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Melissa T wrote a review Dec 2019
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My friend & I stayed at the treehouse for 3 nights. The cabin’s really cosy & blessedly, mosquito free. Water pressure for the shower is great too with adequate hot water. If there’s only 2-3 people staying at the lodging at any time, then meals will be ala carte - which thankfully, my friend & I got to enjoy for 2 days before more people joined & the meals became buffet-style which weren’t as great. In fact, you need to reach earlier just so you can catch most of the buffet. Kudos to the chef for the amazing meals we had there! For 2 days, our packed food (chips, cup noodles) were scavenged while we were out, leaving the room in a mess & the staff told us it was the squirrels so I advise anyone who stay here to keep all food locked in your suitcases. The transport was a
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Lynnlynn1 wrote a review Oct 2019
Peterborough, United Kingdom202 contributions11 helpful votes
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We stayed for 3 nights in a treehouse. It was clean,tidy and air conditioned. The houses could do with a freshen up and deep clean. The resort itself is tranquil. Nice walks in the rainforest and the 2 beaches are lovely and we had them all to ourselves. The staff couldn't be friendlier or helpful. At times it felt as if we were the only guests there so the food options were limited.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Sue J wrote a review Oct 2019
Portarlington21 contributions7 helpful votes
Room was fun as in a rainforest hut. High up with stairs. Not for elderly or disabled as no access. Food was very disappointing and did not vary much. Watered down juice, not enough fruit, and cafeteria food of the most basic kind. Salvation is by way of a 10 minute walk to the small hawkers corner in the nearby village opposite the sarawak Cultural Village. They serve great cheap food, hot and tasty with good prices. Ditch the included meals at Permai RR and eat out. Help with bags on leaving was non existant. Do the nature walk on your own and allow two hours. The evening night walk was excellent and the young female guide was knowledgable and professional.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$67 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
permai rainforest hotel kuching
LOCATION
MalaysiaSarawakKuching
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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