With the busy streets of Kuching as its backdrop, The Marion Boutique Hotel is a beautiful getaway that will definitely satisfy you. Located close to Waterfront, Kuching, The Marion Boutique Hotels offers freedom from the hustle and bustle of city right in the heart of Kuching. Housed in a restored 3-storey mansion, the house sits atop a hill surrounded by lush greeneries. The house also has a sunken garden and a pool that adds to the beauty of it. Free yourself from stress and enjoy every moment here.
According to history this mansion used to be an all-girls boarding school. The beautiful restoration pays tribute to the history and timber architecture of the building. The mansion features 40 rooms which consists of standard rooms, family rooms and 2 bedroom apartments. The rooms are all named after the former matrons and headmistress of the boarding school which are the Betty Johnson, Marry Sharp, Thelma Cook, Caroline Sharp, Francis McDougall and Harriette McDougall. All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning to ensure that customers have a comfortable stay. Rooms are decorated beautiful with accents of timber and pops of color to captivate you.
You don’t have to worry about looking for a place to dine as the Marian has the Granary Kitchen + Bar. Housed in a restored warehouse, this restaurant and bar opens everyday from 7:00am to 12:00pm. The Granary features Mediterranean and European cuisines and homemade baked goods. The one-a-kind ambience that the Granary boasts is accompanied with live music that are played by local bands and singers.
CELEBRATIONS AND CEREMONIES
Looking for a perfect location for a garden wedding or simple celebrations? The Marian is a perfect choice. With Kuching’s panoramic view as a backdrop, the Marian poolside and terrace is a perfect location for intimate and casual occasions that can support up to 250 guests.
Guests can enjoy a great swim in the swimming pool outside the hotel. Lounge and take in the beautiful sceneries as you enjoy the poolside snacks and refreshments prepared for you. The Marian also has a tour desk where you can get suggestions on the best places you can visit in Kuching and how to get there. Other facilities provided for guests is the reading lounge, luggage storage and on-site parking for guests.
The Ranee of Sarawak Gift Gallery
The Ranee of Sarawak Gift gallery is a great place to buy souvenirs and handicrafts. Featuring only the best of the best, the Ranee exhibits handmade crafts sourced from talented artists. The gallery sells everything exquisite starting from designer garment, jewellery, art works, homeware and more. Don’t forget to check it out!
INTERESTING PLACES NEAR THE HOTEL
The Sarawak Museum
Built in 1891, the Sarawak Museum are one of the most import historical landmarks that displays the natural history of Sarawak. Sarawak is well know for its abundance of untouched flora and fauna. You exploration journey might as well begin here as the museum exhibits artifact of the natural history of Sarawak. The ground floor exhibits artifacts pertaining to Sarawak’s fauna – reptiles, mammals, birds and more. The first floor has ethnographic artifacts such longhouse models of the various ethnic groups in Sarawak, musical instruments, fish and animal traps, handicrafts, boat models and many more.
The Old Court House
The Old Court House is a beautiful heritage building located near Kuching Waterfront. Built by Sir Charles Brooke, the building used to house the city’s administrative centre. The building now houses a cafe, restaurant, reading room and several venues for art and performance. Peaceful verandahs are available for tourists and visitors to rest and enjoy.
A visit to Kuching isn’t complete without visiting Waterfront. A well known tourists attraction, this place comes alive at night. The river offers panoramic views of the Astana, Fort Margherita and the Malay kampongs across the river. Don’t forget to go for a boat cruise on the local Penambang boats. The esplanade that line the river banks a filled with many food stalls which is a great opportunity for a food hunt. There are also stalls selling souvenirs and buskers playing live music for your entertainment.
Sarawak Cultural Village
Sarawak Cultural Village is an award-winning Living Museum that offers its visitors a wholesome Sarawak experience. The village features replicas of buildings pertaining to the major ethnic groups in Sarawak which are the Bidayuh, Iban and Orang Ulu, a Penan jungle settlement, a Melanau tall-house, a Malay town house, a Chinese farm house and a Chinese pagoda. A story teller is present in every building to describe the different culture and lifestyle. The village has a theater that holds performances of multi-cultural dances.
Address: 23, Wayang St, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak
Tel: +6 082-252 777
Fax: +6082 254 777
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