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Borneo Tribal Lodge

Great concept but tight rooms

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What we say: 3.5 stars

A newly opened backpacker place, we really love the concept behind this lodge. Owner Danny has lovingly decorated each room in the style of an indigenous community. Danny himself is running the place at the moment, but he talked of hiring someone else so we can't guarantee that he'll be there if you visit. If he is, you'll find him to be zealously helpful with intricate knowledge of remote longhouses far off the beaten track and a mine of knowledge for the best places to eat in Kuching.

There is a great communal area, sectioned off into a TV area and kitchen/eating area. The TV area has a super comfy sofa and the kitchen area has a creatively designed water feature -- we've been told that if people want to sleep next to the water, they can, although the mozzies can be a problem here.

Located within an old Chinese shop lot, space is limited and the private rooms are small -- even with one person the double room was a bit of a squeeze, but we did enjoy the decor. The roof is lined with zinc, too, just like in a typical house in the interior.


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Contact details:

37 Jalan Tabuan, Kuching. 
Email them at: escapadeborneo@gmail.com

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Added to Travelfish on: 5th February, 2013
Last visited or updated on: 5th February, 2013

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