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Miri is located in the northwest corner of Sarawak East Malaysia (Borneo) close to Brunei. Miri is the second largest city in Sarawak, after Kuching, with a population of around 300,000 people. The largest industry in Miri is oil production.

Majority of tourist attractions are outside of Miri including the Gunung Mulu National Park which has the largest cave in the world. The Gunung Mulu National Park is half an hour away by plane or 6 hours by bus and boat. The bus takes you along the Miri-Brunei Highway then you get a boat up the Baram River and then up the Tutoh River which takes you to the Gunung Mulu National Park. There is a small airport at the entrance of Gunung Mulu National Park, see below for flight information.

Closer to Miri are the Loagan Bunut National Park, with the largest lake in Sarawak, Lambir Hills National Park (32kms south of Miri) and Niah National Park (100kms from Miri) with another network of caves.

In Miri you will find an impressive Chinese Taoist Temple.

Each year in May Miri holds an International Jazz festival. For more details check out their official website www.mirijazzfestival.com

Massage and Spa in Miri

Tjantek Spa specialise in facials, body treatments and Javanese Massage therapy. www.tjantekspamiri.com

Getting to Miri Malaysia

By Plane

The following airlines have flight in and out of Miri Sarawak:

Air Asia has direct flights from Miri to Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and to Singapore. www.airasia.com

MASwing's is a small regional airline that operates flights from Miri to Mulu National Park, Kota Kinabalu, Bakalalan, Bario, Bintulu, Kuching, Labuan, Lawas, Limbang, Long Akah, Long Banga, Long Lellang, Long Seridan, Marudi, Muka and Sibu. www.maswings.com.my

Malaysian Air have flights from Miri to all the major cities in Malaysia with connecting flights to around the world. www.malaysiaairlines.com

 

 

Last updated 8th August 2009

 

Hotels in Miri Malaysia

Following is a list of hotels ranging from budget to luxury accommodation found in Miri and Gunung Mulu National Park including current 2009 room rates and contact details:

Tree Tops Lodge is located 15kms from Miri close to Lambir Hills National Park. Tree Tops Lodge have rooms in the style of longhouses with a swimming pool. Room prices start from RM35 per night (US$10)

www.treetops-borneo.com

Telang Usan Hotel is a boutique Hotel with decor to reflect the native people of Sarawak. Room prices start from RM70 per night (US$20)   www.telangusan.com

Parkcity Everly Hotel located in the heart of Miri City. Room prices from RM109 (US$31)  www.vhhotels.com

Imperial Hotel is located in the centre of Miri within walking distances from government buildings, businesses and restaurants. The Imperial Hotel has a swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna. The hotel is located next door to the Imperial Mall shopping centre. Promotional room prices start from RM160+ taxes including breakfast (US$46)  www.imperialhotel.com.my

Mega Hotel is located in the heart of Miri City close to businesses, restaurants and entertainment. Room prices start from RM170 (US$49) www.megahotel.com.my

Grand Palace Hotel is a 4 star hotel located 12 minutes from the airport and 2 kms from the centre of Miri. The hotel has WiFi wireless internet access in the public areas of the hotel. Room rates start from RM250 (US$71) www.grandpalacehotel.com.my

Royal Mulu Resort located on the Melinau River close to the Gunung Mulu National Park. The Resort has been designed in the style of a traditional longhouse. The resort has a swimming pool, fitness centre and meetings with WiFi internet access. The WildFlower Restaurant has broadband internet. Room rates start from RM340 (US$97)  www.royalmuluresort.com

Marriot Miri Resort and Spa is a 5 star seaside resort. Room rates from RM310 per night (US$89) www.marriott.com.au

 

 

 

 

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