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Tune Hotel - 1Borneo Kota Kinabalu 3 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Located within 1Borneo Hypermall, Tune Hotel - 1Borneo Kota Kinabalu offers air-conditioned rooms with en suite bathroom. A 24-hour front desk and security system is available. Its nice and comfy. Last time i went here there were no water heater, but its provided now. Which is great.

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8
Very good
1,608 reviews
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£10
per night

Hotel 7 Suria

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Hotel 7 Suria is located in Kota Kinabalu, within 4.3 km of Oceanus Waterfront Mall and 5 km of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village. Excellent place to stay. Comfortable clean and quiet.

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8.7
Fabulous
696 reviews
Price from
£24
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Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu 4 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Located a 5-minute walk to Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu offers accommodation overlooking the South China Sea. The hotel is quite old but they still are up to standard. Their staffs are helpful and also the housekeeping. Worth every penny you spent

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8.1
Very good
1,433 reviews
Price from
£36
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Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre 4 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Boasting 4 dining options and an outdoor pool, Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre is situated 200 metres from Jesselton Point. Everything. From artistically decorated suite to an excellent continental breakfast. From one of the best in house restaurant to one if the most polite and helping staff. We had an amazing stay at this newly built super luxurious hotel at an excellent location.

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8.1
Very good
2,144 reviews
Price from
£22
per night

The Klagan Regency 1Borneo 4 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Featuring direct access to the 1Borneo Hypermall, The Klagan Regency offers modern air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The property boasts an outdoor rooftop pool and a restaurant. Thumbs up for the 2 frontdesk ladies: Maria & Filice (i hope i got her name correct). There are the best!

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8.4
Very good
570 reviews
Price from
£43
per night

Horizon Hotel 4 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Boasting 4 dining options and an outdoor swimming pool, Horizon Hotel is located in Kota Kinabalu. The property is a 5-minute walk to Gaya Street and offers elegant, air-conditioned guest rooms . Great location, comfortable bed, friendly staff, it does have a pool which is rare for the area, and the free breakfast has plenty of options for all taste. The gym is also very nice.

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8.4
Very good
525 reviews
Price from
£28
per night

Grand Borneo Hotel 3 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Set atop 1Borneo Hypermall, Grand Borneo Hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation in Kampung Delima Melayu. It boasts a semi-outdoor pool and 2 dining options. Comfortable hotel and delicious hotel food

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7.9
Good
855 reviews
Price from
£42
per night

ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam 3 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Featuring a fitness centre, bar and views of river, ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam is set in Kota Kinabalu, 11 km from Filipino Market Sabah. The hipster concept and style is very nice!

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8.6
Fabulous
399 reviews
Price from
£20
per night

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel 5 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel has a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and bar in Kota Kinabalu. Excellent and help full staff . Mr Mohammad and other staff at the restaurant (Breakfast) are providing excellent service . Every one of the staff deserves five stars

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8.6
Fabulous
970 reviews
Price from
£43
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Hilton Kota Kinabalu 5 stars

Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Boasting 4 dining options and an outdoor pool, Hilton Kota Kinabalu is located 1 km from Gaya Street Sunday Market and Filipino Market. All rooms are elegantly decorated and feature modern... Staff were kind and nice enough

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8.9
Fabulous
1,537 reviews
Price from
£31
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FAQs about hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • On average, 3-star hotels in Kota Kinabalu cost £20 per night, and 4-star hotels in Kota Kinabalu are £41 per night. If you're looking for something really special, a 5-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu can on average be found for £72 per night (based on Booking.com prices).

  • Many families visiting Kota Kinabalu loved staying at CJ Residence, AC Residence @City Centre and Harper Suite at Sutera Avenue.

  • The average price per night for a 3-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu this weekend is £20 or, for a 4-star hotel, £63. Looking for something even fancier? 5-star hotels in Kota Kinabalu for this weekend cost on average around £83 per night (based on Booking.com prices).

  • AC Residence @City Centre, SPOT ON 89900 Jesselton Capsule Inn and CJ Residence have received great reviews from travellers in Kota Kinabalu regarding the views from their hotel rooms.

  • For hotels in Kota Kinabalu that serve up a highly-rated breakfast, try Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu and Hilton Kota Kinabalu.

  • AC Residence @City Centre, CJ Residence and Stanton Hotel are some of the popular hotels in Kota Kinabalu.

  • These hotels in Kota Kinabalu are highly rated by couples: AC Residence @City Centre, Harper Suite at Sutera Avenue and CJ Residence.

  • Travellers who stayed in Kota Kinabalu near Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) have said good things about FLYPOD Hotel, The Atelier Boutique Hotel and Inkk Hotel @ Aeropod by Pinstay.

  • Some of the best hotels in Kota Kinabalu near Gaya Street (Sunday Market) include CJ Residence, Signel Hostel and AC Residence @City Centre.

  • On average, it costs £20 per night to book a 3-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu for tonight. You'll pay on average around £42 if you choose to stay in a 4-star hotel tonight, while a 5-star hotel in Kota Kinabalu will cost around £85 (based on Booking.com prices).

Tropical Paradise in East Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu (KK) is the capital of the East Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo. It features white-sand beaches, tropical rainforests and the outer lying coral reefs and islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) Marine Park, a haven for scuba divers.

Occupied by the Japanese and heavily bombed during World War II by the British, some remnants of this colonial era remain in the Atkinson Clock Tower and Signal Hill Observatory, with its sweeping view of the coast.

Tanjung Arn is KK’s most popular public beach and secluded northern beaches like Karambunai and Dalit have resorts dotted along the coast.

Kota Kinabalu Harbour hosts international cruise ships and the KK Waterfront is a popular place with many bars. The KK Handicraft Market is your chance to grab a nice souvenir to take home.

Mount Kinabalu is Malaysia’s highest mountain at 4,101 metres. This highly important ecological region contains rare fauna and flora and makes a good day trip from the capital.

A variety of hotels on Booking.com are centred around Kota Kinabalu International Airport, the city centre and islands.

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