Having stayed in every sort of accommodation imaginable worldwide from the immaculate to the appalling, Singgahsana is our version of the ideal home away from home.
As avid art appreciators and owners of an art gallery, we attempt to infuse Singgahsana with our touch of Sarawak Style. Our guests will know that they are in exotic Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo when they awake each morning to a room filled with unique local decor. Artefacts collected from the 30 or more ethnic tribes of Sarawak adorn the common area. Even the ubiquitous lamps of your room have been cleverly made out of utilitarian baskets and the floor covered with rattan and bark mats.
Travel photographs decorate each wall bringing sweet memories of the many destinations we have travel to.
Regular travels abroad have made us appreciate our home even more. Sarawak's great diversity both in its peoples and its nature makes it totally unique. But above all these, our Bornean home is exceptionally special because of its 'sickeningly' warm hospitality as aptly put by a friend and regular visitor to Sarawak.
We hope to have the opportunity to make your stay in Kuching a good one.
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The price for a ticket is RM1.00. Please note that Kuching bus drivers are not able to give you change, so you will need to get the exact fare before boarding the bus. You can get change from either the moneychangers or the newspaper/snacks stand in the domestic arrival halls of the Kuching International Airport .
Bus number and frequency:
Chin Lian Long Transport Bus No. 8A - every 1hr. 15min from 6.45am to 6.30pm
Sarawak Transport Company Bus No. 12A - 7am/9am/11am/12pm/1pm/ 2pm/ 3pm
*This schedule is correct at the time of writing; in case of changes contact Chin Lian Long Transport at 082-422767 or Sarawak Transport Company at 082-242967.
Walking directions from General Post Office bus stop:
Get the bus driver to alert you and alight when you reach the General Post Office stop.
Cross the road to the General Post Office and walk in the direction of the traffic flow.
Turn left immediately after passing the General Post Office and walk up Post Street (unsigned), the St. Thomas ' Anglican Cathedral will be on your right.
After an approximately 7 minutes walk, you will reach a T-junction where Post Street meets Wayang Street.
Singgahsana Lodge is the brightly painted building directly behind the Temple Theatre across the main Wayang Street . Cross over and make your way to the front of the building which faces away from the theatre.
It will cost you RM23.00 per ride to Singgahsana Lodge. Simply purchase a coupon at the Taxi counter just left of the international arrival hall and make your way to the taxi stand about 30 meters in front of the terminal building. If he does not already know, inform the driver that Singgahsana lodge is directly opposite the Harbour View Hotel along Temple Street.
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