Accommodation for Artists

Rimbun Dahan has various types of accommodation for artists according to needs and availability. All accommodation for artists at Rimbun Dahan includes access to a fully-equipped private or shared kitchen, and all accommodation is fan-cooled, not air-conditioned.

For information on workspaces available for artists, please click here.


Studio Apartments

The two studio apartments at Rimbun Dahan were constructed specifically with resident artists in mind. The apartments are located above two of the artist studios, and are located next to the dance studio. Each studio apartment has its own large bedroom with a sitting area, small bathroom, small kitchen, and balcony.


Guest Rooms

The two guest rooms each have their own en suite bathroom and balcony overlooking the swimming pool. The lower guest room has a queen sized bed and a sitting area while the upper room has two single beds and no sitting area. Artists in this house have access to the living room on the upper level and shared kitchen facilities beneath. The lower level of the guest house also accommodates two studio spaces. The guest house is located next to the reflective pool across the loggia from the main house.


Artist Cottage

A repurposed staff cottage located behind the office and artist lounge and near the artist studios and dance studio. The cottage has two bedrooms, a sitting room, one bedroom, a kitchen, a shower and toilet, and a small porch area. One of the bedrooms is equipped with a storage loft.


kgnewviewRumah Uda Manap

A century-old wooden Malay house, Rumah Uda Manap has been relocated from Perak and restored at Rimbun Dahan. The house contains a large sitting room, two bedrooms, study, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and flexible studio space beneath. For more images and information, see the page about Rumah Uda Manap.




all-finishedPenang House

An old colonial-era half timbered house from George Town in Penang, relocated and restored at Rimbun Dahan, has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house can provide accommodation for two couples or a family, and has a spacious lounge area that can be used as studio or performance space. For more images and details, see the page about the Penang House.



frontRumah Balai

A studio cottage sleeping one or two people with attached kitchen, bathroom and spacious verandah, located at the back of Rimbun Dahan adjacent to Rumah Uda Manap and the Penang House. For more images and details, see the page about Rumah Balai.





Penang House Cottage

A small cottage situated behind the Penang House, formerly staff quarters. It has two bedrooms (one queen bed, one single), a small kitchen, a sitting area, and a bathroom (with hot water shower and squatting toilet). Most often used for shorter term stays.