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Hilton Kuching

Kuching, Borneo

Located in the center of Kuching, the Hilton Kuching provides an ideal base for a stopover in Kuching if you want to see the orang-utan sanctuary or before heading to Batang Ai Longhouse for the night.

At a Glance

  • Has arguably the best river views from hotel rooms in the city

  • Only about 20-minutes from the airport so great for a stopover

  • Close to Semenggoh Sanctuary so you can go and see the orang-utans at feeding time

Wildlife, Adventure, Culture

Insider's View

Definitely pay the small upgrade cost to a river view room as this will really enhance your stay.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Enjoy a dinner at Bla Bla Bla or Junk restaurant, just a 10-minute stroll away.

Scott Dunn team

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hilton Kuching or take a look at our itineraries to Borneo


The Hilton Kuching is located very near the river in Kuching, and has the best river views from its rooms. The hotel is a standard Hilton with comfortable rooms and a great service. You are likely to be staying here for just one night and it fits the bill perfectly for that.

They have a range of room types and suites with floor to ceiling windows and either city or river views. An upgrade to a river view is recommended!

The Hilton Kuching has a rooftop pool with sun beds which is inviting for some relaxation if you have some time before moving on. There is also a gym here for those who are keen to keep fit! There are five restaurants to choose from including a Chinese one and a grill. There are also local restaurants nearby if you want to go out and explore a bit further!

During your time here, you may want to do a city tour that shows you the main important buildings and you should also go to the museum that really gives you an insight into the local way of living and the wildlife that you are yet to see. It will also give you detailed information on longhouses which is a traditional building where locals live in and you are likely to encounter several during your time in Malaysia. You may want to go on a sunset cruise too to see the city from the river.


There are a range of rooms and suites here and they vary in size and views. The lead-in rooms have city views and the next category up has river views. But you could then opt for bigger rooms which are the Deluxe category or suites if you want extra space.


Children are welcome to come and stay here, however there are no particular facilities for them. There are interconnecting rooms available and they will love the pool here. Babysitting can also be arranged with prior notice.


There are several dining options available at The Hilton Kuching. Breakfast is served buffet style at the Waterfront Cafe, for dinner you can enjoy Chinese, fine dining or steak! Lunch can be taken at the poolside or in the cafe. There is also a rooftop pool and a gym.


During your time here you can discover activities, recreation and entertainment nearby and further afield. In Kuching itself you can do a city tour taking in the main buildings and attractions to include a fascinating museum which depicts local culture and wildlife. You could also do some shopping. Further afield and more of a day trip you can go to see the orang-utans at Semenggoh Sanctuary, see some caves or go the Bako National Park.

Location & Directions

Kuching, Borneo

The Hilton Kuching is located in the center of Sarawak's capital. It is near local restaurants, shops, the river and the newer shopping mall.

When to go

Kuching is suitable at most time of the year to go. Although the optimum time to go when there is less rainfall April to August. Temperatures are generally high throughout the year averaging at around 30 degrees during the day. Humidity is quite high all year round.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hilton Kuching or take a look at our itineraries to Borneo

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