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Jalan Sultan Tengah Lot 55, Block 3, Kuching 93010 Malaysia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 30/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 89 in Kuching
Travellers' Choice
Cove 55 is an Ethnic-Inspired Hideaway where the naturally untainted foot of Mount Santubong gently welcomes the undulating South China Sea. Where tribal elements subtly influence contemporary sensibilities. Ethnic luxury takes on a refreshingly renewed and refined form at Cove 55. Built originally as a holiday home for an Iban family, the sprawling property is now reborn as an intimate retreat. A private hideaway that’s infinitely customisable to personal tastes and differing occasions. Guests seeking to connect with nature will appreciate the stylish expanse of the overwater platform, designed to seamlessly blend the edge of the infinity pool with the horizon of the South China Sea. Sipping on mixologist crafted cocktails served straight from the pool bar, it’s easy to lose track of your idyllic time here marvelling at a glorious sunset behind the mountain, or simply enjoying a good book in your lap.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Airport transportation
24-hour security
Dry cleaning
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun umbrellas
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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pepsiboi wrote a review Apr 2022
Bangkok41 contributions36 helpful votes
It is so great to be traveling internationally again, and what an amazing way to kick off my first international trip in more than two years than a stay in a One Bedroom Ocean Pool Villa. The room was exactly like the pics on their website. I've added a few pics of my own - it is difficult to take a bad picture here. There were so many things I enjoyed about my stay, but here are my top 5. 1 - the bathtub is a perfect soaking tub with incredible views. 2 - the bed was so comfortable I didn't want to get out in the morning (and the blackout curtains worked so well I could have slept all day). 3 - the pool in my villa was decadent. 4 - the gym was just the right size with incredible views of the ocean. 5 - the feeling of peace and tranquility when you walk around the property - things seem to slow down and people really enjoy their time. Keeping this to a top 5 was tough, so I have one bonus point - the staff! Wow, every want of mine was realized with pleasure. So kind, from the check in, to the restaurant team, to the housekeepers - everyone had a smile on their face. Cove 55 is a great place to just relax in the lap of luxury.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Response from James Mcmanaman, General Manager at Cove 55
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear David, Thank you for staying with us and for your very lines about your stay. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I appreciate you sharing your "Top 5" + #6 regarding the team. I will share this review with our amazing employees. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cove 55! In the Spirit of Hospitality, James
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akzak wrote a review Aug 2021
malaysia4 contributions
A magnificent experience from the moment we stepped foot into this little slice of paradise! Stunning location, beautiful rooms, incredible cocktails (thanks Keppel!), gorgeous pool views, professional and attentive staff, lovely food and complete relaxation! Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Enjoy craft, artisan cocktails by the pool. Divine!
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Response from Gillian Feast, General Manager at Cove 55
Responded 31 Aug 2021
Dear akzak, We are so happy to hear that you had a magnificent experience at Cove 55. Your kind comments have been passed to all the team who are so glad to know that their attentive and professional service helped to make your stay relaxing and memorable and our awesome mixologist Keppel is over the moon to hear you enjoyed his incredible cocktail creations. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we very much hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind Regards Gillian Feast General Manager
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Karen N wrote a review Aug 2021
1 contribution
Amazing beautiful gate-away! Beautiful and very tranquil location, enjoyed the peace and quiet. Perfect for anniversaries/ birthdays/ honeymoon. Friendly and wonderful professional staffs. All of our needs were attended to perfectly. Kechala Restaurant at Cove 55 has excellent food too. Well done, Cove 55 Team! We will definitely come back. Stay safe.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: Best views; higher floors
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Response from Gillian Feast, General Manager at Cove 55
Responded 10 Aug 2021
Dear Karen, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed an amazing get-away to Cove 55. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed not only our beautiful surroundings and excellent food, but also to know that it was our team of staff's friendly and professional service which made your stay most special. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best Regards Gillian Feast General Manager
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Julie D wrote a review Jul 2021
Wales, United Kingdom315 contributions65 helpful votes
Cove55 is a perfect seaside location not too far from the city, but relaxed enough to feel you are miles away. Accommodation is well appointed with great sea views, an infinity pool, gym & superb deck for sipping sundowners. The food is of the highest quality and the staff are friendly and welcoming at all times. 100% from me!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled
Response from Gillian Feast, General Manager at Cove 55
Responded 6 Jul 2021
Dear Jlmtd, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Cove 55. It is lovely to read your kind thoughts about our facilities, friendly staff and great food and your feedback and we are so glad you enjoyed a relaxed, retreat from the City. We very much hope to welcome you back in the future. Thank you Kind Regards Gillian
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- Skiez - wrote a review May 2021
Kuching, Malaysia4 contributions4 helpful votes
Mentioned that we will be celebrating our birthday in email and we had a complimentary towel deco and wording "Happy Birthday" on a big leave, definitely heart warming! We got a free room upgrade too for this trip. Staff were friendly and helpful to fulfill all of our requests. Staying for 3 days 2 nights for relaxation is a GO!
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Date of stay: May 2021
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
Response from Gillian Feast, General Manager at Cove 55
Responded 10 May 2021
Dear tienphin_ben, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Cove 55 and for your kind comments. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your birthday trip to Cove 55 and that the little touches we arranged for you left you feeling heart warmed. Your feedback about the friendliness and helpfulness of our staff have been shared with all the team and they are pleased to know the service they provided was memorable and appreciated. We very much hope to welcome you again soon. Thank you Gillian Feast General Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cove 55
Which popular attractions are close to Cove 55?
Nearby attractions include Mount Santubong (4.7 km), Borneo Samariang Resort City (7.1 km), and Damai Beach (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cove 55?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Cove 55?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cove 55?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cove 55?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lim Hock Ann Seafood, Beach Sea Food Restaurant, and Ahsoh Buntal Seafood.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cove 55?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Cove 55 have airport transportation?
Yes, Cove 55 offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cove 55?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Cove 55?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sarawak Cultural Village (9.9 km).
Does Cove 55 have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.