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Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
9 guests
1 night minimum
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Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay is located 60km from Kuching City. It takes approximately one hour of pleasant drive from the city. Witnessing the breathtaking beauty of the rainforest and Padawan Mountain range along the way at Jalan Borneo Height. For centuries, the villages who are from the “Bidayuh” tribe used to stay on top of the two mountains. Eventually, they moved down from the mountains and stayed at the longhouse for more than 150 years. The longhouse is strategically located at a valley with river stream runs behind it. Annah Rais Longhouse is consists of Kupo Saba (front row), Kupo Tirakan (middle row) and Kupo Sijo (back row). ...Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay is located 60km from Kuching City. It takes approximately one hour of pleasant drive from the city. Witnessing the breathtaking beauty of the rainforest and Padawan Mountain range along the way at Jalan Borneo Height. For centuries, the villages who are from the “Bidayuh” tribe used to stay on top of the two mountains. Eventually, they moved down from the mountains and stayed at the longhouse for more than 150 years. The longhouse is strategically located at a valley with river stream runs behind it. Annah Rais Longhouse is consists of Kupo Saba (front row), Kupo Tirakan (middle row) and Kupo Sijo (back row). More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Joseph Reis E
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

Stayed 1 night at the longhouse. The host was very accommodating and shared so many stories with us. We had lots of local and traditional food home cooked for us. Our stay included a guided tour and a chance to play with traditional blow darts....More

Date of stay: May 2022
2  Thank miyowiyo
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Reviewed 8 May 2022

We travelled with our 8yo and our host was so considerate and patient. Amazing experience to be able to experience the longhouse way of living. Mr Joseph was also very flexible to allow us to choose the activities we liked. Food was good and we...More

Date of stay: May 2022
1  Thank KSTraveller73
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Reviewed 18 March 2020

Hi, i stayed here for 2 nights and 3 days. Great place to visit, really friendly would highly recommend it. You can learn lots about thier culture and history. It was really nice just to talk to the local people, really welcoming. I advise you...More

Date of stay: March 2020
1  Thank Solnahim
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Reviewed 3 October 2019

We spent a wonderful and exciting day and night there, between lointains, rivers et forests. Joseph picked us up in Kuching in the morning to go to his village of 'longhouses'. Then mini trecking 20 minutes, with a guide/carrier, to reach the spring waterfall. We...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank KoJessi
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Reviewed 17 September 2019

If there was ever an experience to remember and look back fondly upon, this would be it... Joseph was the most gracious host, and was ever willing to answer questions and show us what true life is like for the Bidayuh people. It was truly...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Zakmuslim
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2019

Zak Thank you for your comments and review. We really appreciated it. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 September 2019

Joseph was an enthusiastic and excellent guide and driver. We had an enjoyable full day visiting Siburan and the longhouse at Annan Rais. Along the way we walked to waterfall, saw beautiful mountain views and enjoyed fresh bananas. Then we toured the longhouse and watched...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Margaret R
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019

Thank you for your comments and review. We really appreciated it. Thank you.

Reviewed 29 July 2019

We spent 2 nights in this wonderfull longhouse. All was perfect and we learnt a lot about bidayu culture. The owner JOSEPH is really kind and explain a lot of things. Our two childrens were very pleased to dis over another way to live. I...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 910yannickr
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2019

Thank you for your comments and review. We really appreciated it. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Overall, it is a nice experience at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay. The explanation of the history by the owner, Mr Joseph is very clear. The welcoming dance and the blow pipe competition are very interesting. I like the local tradisional food the most.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank ohzijian
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you for your comments and review. We really appreciated it. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 July 2019

Joseph is a wonderfull host ! He gives his best to manage a great trip in Annah Rais longhouse. Everything was perfect ; a real human experience full of music and traditions.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Tangerine_Twins
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Thanks for your good comments and review.. I m very please to have 20 of you all the way from France to stay overnight at my longhouse. I really appreciated it.

Reviewed 17 July 2019

Took a 3Day/2Night stay at the Annah Rias Longhouse with activities and a relaxing stay.Jungle tracking and then ended at a secluded waterfall to relax.Traditional food was serve,chicken and rice cooked in bamboo taste so delicious.Then a tour of the longhouse, a visit to view...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Gilbert E
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Joseph Reis E, VR Owner at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

I really appreciated your good comments and review... Thank you

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Kettle
Cooker
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Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Frequently Asked Questions about Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay

Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay is able to accommodate up to 9 guests. See all property details.

Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Annah Rais Longhouse Homestay must last at least one night. See all property details.