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1 room, 2 adults

The Culvert, Kuching

3-star3 stars
Lot 285, Off Jalan Sultan Tengah, Block 2 Salak Land District, Kuching, Sarawak, 93050, Malaysia

3-star beach hotel with spa, near Damai Beach
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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The Culvert, Kuching

from $58
  • Suite Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, Sea View

What’s around The Culvert, Kuching


  • In a national park
  • Damai Beach - 31 min walk
  • Mount Santubong - 26 min walk
  • Teluk Bandung - 33 min walk
  • Teluk Penyuk - 36 min walk
  • Teluk Nipah - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Pantai Pasir Panjang - 10 mi / 16.1 km
  • Gunung Tanjong Batu - 10 mi / 16.2 km

Getting around

  • Kuching (KCH-Kuching Intl.) - 53 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8 AM to 5:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 8 AM to 5:00 PM *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Netflix
  • Tablet computer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Culvert's Spa and Massage. Services include body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

The Culvert, Kuching’s small print

Also known as

  • Culvert Hotel Kuching
  • Culvert Hotel
  • Culvert Kuching
  • The Culvert Kuching
  • The Culvert Hotel
  • The Culvert Kuching
  • The Culvert Hotel Kuching


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

    This property does not have elevators.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

    Cash deposit: MYR 100 per stay

    Optional extras

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 120 per vehicle (one-way)

    Airport shuttle service for children up to age 5 costs MYR 120 (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for The Culvert, Kuching

    • Is there a pool at The Culvert?
      Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at The Culvert?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
    • Is parking offered at The Culvert?
      Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Culvert?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 8 AM to 5:00 PM on request. The charge is MYR 120 per vehicle one-way.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Culvert?
      You can check in from 2 PM to 5 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Are there restaurants at or near The Culvert?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

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    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.6 From 37 reviews

    Very Good 8.0
    Fun experience
    It's quite the experience staying at The Culvert. They've made a very niche hotel that is comfortable and quiet, especially considering that you are staying in a culvert! One downside was our hot water never got quite hot enough for a pleasant shower. The breakfast was great and the ambiance offered a once in a lifetime experience. Great place to stay for a couple of days and meet some cool people.
    Dayna, us2 night romance trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Cosy Room
    Small but cosy rooms. Great place to relax
    Mitchell, sg1 night trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Breakfast could have been better
    sg1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    All good
    All good
    gb3 night trip
    Fair 4.0
    Think twice before booking!
    Arrived to concrete capsule “hotel” after rain. Concrete “drainpipe-rooms” were damp and smelling mouldy. We had booked three nights, discussed dampness issue with hotel management after first night. Manager contacted Expedia/ to cancel and refunded two nights. Credit to manager. We learnt concrete capsules are not sealed against environment. Unless correct protection is applied to concrete this is worrying for structure ..... and health. If you want a gimmicky experience, with a 6 square meter “capsule”, no convenience (e.g. no table, no chair, no clothes rack, etc) no privacy and very few options for food or transportation but pay a premium price for Borneo accommodation The Culvert is for you. We experienced and at first opportunity checked out.
    gb3 night romance trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Nice concept, but execution can be improved
    The concept of hotel is very cool, feels nice and trendy. The staff was helpful to arrange alternative pick up for us to take us to the Cultural Village when the local driver of the hotel was busy. Few things that were not to my liking: Breakfast was poor - even basic yogurt and granola was missing. Food overall was bad quality, they are doing a western type food, but they dont know how to cook it. I asked for a medium steak, I got a burned one. I d suggest to switch the focus to nalaysian food, or do a fusion, the western food just doesn’t work. Seating in the restaurants is terrible, they have wooden benches, not comfortable at all- you eat and you leave, not a place to relax. The pool by the beach was kind of closed, we couldn’t figured that one out. Also the airport transfers are slightly expensive, we got a local driver for half the price that the hotel was asking
    Roxana, sg1 night trip with friends
    Exceptional 10.0
    I’m happy with the place. Quiete n away from town. Room was nice small and comfortable enough. Good for relaxing but only thing it’s a little away from town. Overall I am very satisfied with this place.
    my1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Nice place to stay. good.
    SIA, my2 night family trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Heaven of relaxing day
    Nice place to relaxing our mind and physical with the birds singing and the wave.but sadly cant see the sunset the time im going there...
    Dora, my2 night trip
    Very Good 8.0
    A birthday weekend gateway
    The place is very new, and clean. Overall its very relax and chill. The only thing is that the room itself is very small given its culvert type of design. Great weekend gateway there with nice view and will recommend to friends and family.
    Kelvin, sg1 night romance trip

    The Culvert, Kuching

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