Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching is a budget hotel by Tune Group, which is the same parent company as AirAsia Berhad. It’s located on Kuching Waterfront which is close enough to the central tourist part of Kuching, and one of the few hotels in that area for a low price.
The main lobby of Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching.
The front desk of Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching. Check-in was rather seamless, and a RM50 deposit has to be left for the key cards.
Two key cards are given at check-in. The one with the dash is for electricity only, and the one with my room number is for entering the room.
Slotting the electricity card into the holder. There is no more timed countdown for air-conditioning as everything is provided for now.
The view of my Double Room from the entrance.
The Queen-sized bed in my Double Room.
Towels and soap are provided on the bed in the room – no need to pay extra for them any more.
There is a flat-screen TV, a fold-down table, hangers and 2 bottles of water provided in the room.
An in-room safe is also provided.
With remnants of the past from the original Tune Hotel pay-as-you-go standard, the ceiling fan is still provided.
There is also a 3-pin power socket with light controls beside the bed.
The interior of the attached toilet.
The toilet bowl comes with a bidet spray like most hotels in Malaysia.
The standing shower with a good Power Shower as Tune Hotel always advertises.
Lots of rooms available in Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching across 3 floors.
Overall, a simple and pleasant stay at Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching with the cheap hotel rate and comfortable room at a convenient location, great for a first-time visit to Kuching.
Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching Airport Shuttle Service to Kuching International Airport
There is also a tour desk at the lobby where there is an airport transfer service to Kuching International Airport.
The hourly airport transfer service to Kuching International Airport operates from 7.30am till 8.30pm, departing at :30 of the hour, with a lunch break at the missing 1.30pm departure. The fare for each person costs RM6. The airport transfer service only operates with a minimum of 2 passengers. If you are travelling solo, you will need to pay for 2 passengers (ie. RM12) for the transfer to depart. (This transfer only operates one way to Kuching International Airport, and is not available for arrivals to Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching.)
Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching Grab to Kuching International Airport
For reference though, a normal Grab costs around RM12 from Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching to Kuching International Airport, so yeah, make your own calculations if you have a group of 3 or more. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯