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Marina Court Kota Kinabalu- Bigger Group Stay Together- 5 & 6 Bedroom Apartments, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Marina Court Kota Kinabalu- Bigger Group Stay Together- 5 & 6 Bedroom Apartments features apartments with multiple bedroom and self-catering facilities.

7.9
Scored 7.9
Good
Rated good
15 reviews
Price from£122.82per night
Maison life 小居屋 The Loft Imago, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Located in Kota Kinabalu and only 1.5 km from Filipino Market Sabah, Maison life 小居屋 The Loft Imago provides accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking.

8.7
Scored 8.7
Fabulous
Rated fabulous
1,132 reviews
Price from£72.59per night
Homi Oasis 和逸绿洲, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Homi Oasis 和逸绿洲 is located in Kota Kinabalu, 4 km from Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village and 5.5 km from North Borneo Railway. This 3-star hotel offers room service, a tour desk and free WiFi.

8.5
Scored 8.5
Very good
Rated very good
720 reviews
Price from£31.43per night
Homesuite' Home at Sutera Avenue, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Set within 2.3 km of Filipino Market Sabah and 1.8 km of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village in Kota Kinabalu, Homesuite' Home at Sutera Avenue provides accommodation with seating area.

8.0
Scored 8.0
Very good
Rated very good
104 reviews
Price from£54.88per night
Homesuite' Home at The Loft, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Set in Kota Kinabalu and only 1.7 km from Filipino Market Sabah, Homesuite' Home at The Loft offers accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking.

8.0
Scored 8.0
Very good
Rated very good
161 reviews
Price from£78.59per night
GlenCove Villa by Homesuite', hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Set in Kota Kinabalu and only 3.4 km from Filipino Market Sabah, GlenCove Villa by Homesuite' offers accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking.

6.4
Scored 6.4
Pleasant
Rated pleasant
8 reviews
Price from£223.01per night
Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Set amidst a nature reserve overlooking the South China Sea, Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu features relaxing stays in elegantly furnished guest rooms.

8.8
Scored 8.8
Fabulous
Rated fabulous
1,652 reviews
Price from£119.43per night
Borneo Beach Villas, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Comprising of Spa Suites and Pool Villas, Borneo Beach Villas is a beach front property set along a 7 km pristine white sandy beach, nestled on lush landscaped surrounds on the Karambunai Peninsula,...

7.8
Scored 7.8
Good
Rated good
1,230 reviews
Price from£54.34per night
The Klagan Regency 1Borneo, 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.

8.5
Scored 8.5
Very good
Rated very good
301 reviews
Price from£35.43per night
Marina Court Kota Kinabalu-2Bedroom 2Bathroom & 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Apartment, hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Just a 2-minute walk from the Kota Kinabalu Waterfront and Warisan Square, this property offers self-contained units with free Wi-Fi, a kitchen and laundry facilities.

7.3
Scored 7.3
Good
Rated good
109 reviews
Price from£47.34per night
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Kota Kinabalu's best hotels with breakfast

  • Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
    8.9
    Scored 8.9
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 2,220 reviews

    Boasting an outdoor pool and 4 dining options, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is set in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. The property offers spacious guest rooms with city or sea views.

    Great central location. Friendly, welcoming staff.

  • King Park Hotel Kota Kinabalu
    8.7
    Scored 8.7
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 1,581 reviews

    In the city centre, King Park Hotel Kota Kinabalu is in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, a walkable area in Kota Kinabalu with good shopping.

    The room is very clean.. toilet also clean and tidy.

  • Hotel Shangri-la Kota Kinabalu
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,671 reviews

    Hotel Shangri-la Kota Kinabalu offers accommodations with views of Kota Kinabalu and the islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.

    The large clean rooms, the lobby and yhe kind staff

  • Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,410 reviews

    Located a 5-minute walk from Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu offers accommodation overlooking South China Sea. The property has 5 dining options and an outdoor swimming pool.

    great hotel to stay for a vacation at Kota Kinabalu

  • Avangio Hotel
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 273 reviews

    Situated in Kota Kinabalu, 7.6 km from Filipino Market Sabah, Avangio Hotel features a bar and views of the city. This 4-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

    Comfortable, clean & easy to get grab to airport.

  • FLYPOD Hotel
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 898 reviews

    Set in Kota Kinabalu, 2.7 km from Tanjung Aru Beach, FLYPOD Hotel offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking and a restaurant.

    Easy to find. Strategic locations.. near the airport.

  • Hotel N°5
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 154 reviews

    Set in Kota Kinabalu, within 7.7 km of Filipino Market Sabah and 3.3 km of International Technology & Commercial Centre Penampang - ITCC, Hotel N°5 offers accommodation with a garden and free WiFi as...

    Nice location, close to airport and friendly staff

  • ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 886 reviews

    Set 10 km from Filipino Market Sabah, ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam offers 3-star accommodation in Kota Kinabalu and features a fitness centre, a restaurant and a bar.

    The room and the decoration is very beutiful and estetic.

Budget hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel
    8.7
    Scored 8.7
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 2,135 reviews

    Situated in Kota Kinabalu, 1.8 km from Filipino Market Sabah, Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre features accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a bar and a shared...

    Very convenient, the self service laundry for example

  • Hotel 7 Suria
    8.4
    Scored 8.4
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 2,166 reviews

    Less than 1 km from Filipino Market Sabah, Hotel 7 Suria is situated in Kota Kinabalu and features free WiFi and concierge services.

    .worth it... everything is perfect! right location

  • Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 1,026 reviews

    Set in Kota Kinabalu, 800 metres from Filipino Market Sabah, Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace.

    1- the view is stunning 2- toilets are well designed

  • Hilton Kota Kinabalu
    8.8
    Scored 8.8
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 1,388 reviews

    Nestled in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City, Hilton Kota Kinabalu boasts four dining options, a cocktail bar and an outdoor rooftop pool with a bird’s eye view of the city and harbor.

    ROOM WAS FANTASTIC, THE POOL & TABLE SERVICE WAS GREAT

  • Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,192 reviews

    Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu is located in Kota Kinabalu and is 240 metres from Atkinson Clock Tower. Offering modern guest rooms, it also provides free WiFi in the room and an on-site restaurant.

    Strategic location. Everything okey. Staff service 👍

  • C'haya Hotel
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,377 reviews

    Featuring 2 dining options and an infinity pool at the rooftop, C'haya Hotel offers modern guest rooms in Kota Kinabalu. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

    Very comfortable,frendly staff & very recomend👍👍

  • Horizon Hotel
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 2,048 reviews

    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 .

    Fantastic location, spacious rooms, friendly staff

  • Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,341 reviews

    Centrally located in Kota Kinabalu, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu offers spacious and elegant accommodation with free WiFi throughout. The property boasts an outdoor pool and 6 dining options.

    Best Location & Clean Room & Friendly Staff

Hotels located in the centre of Kota Kinabalu

  • The Shore by Pinstay
    10.0
    Scored 10.0
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 1 review

    Located within 200 metres of Filipino Market Sabah and 3.2 km of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village, The Shore by Pinstay provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Kota...

  • Gemilang Hotel
    9.0
    Scored 9.0
    Superb
    Rated superb
     · 1 review

    Set in Kota Kinabalu, 700 metres from Filipino Market Sabah, Gemilang Hotel features views of the city. The 2-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom and free WiFi.

  • TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu
    8.8
    Scored 8.8
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 1,439 reviews

    TOOJOU Kota Kinabalu features a shared lounge, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Kota Kinabalu.

    Everything. This hostel is beautiful and extremely clean

  • Hotel Sixty3
    8.7
    Scored 8.7
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 496 reviews

    Only a few steps from Gaya Street Sunday Market, Hotel Sixty3 offers elegantly decorated, air conditioned guest rooms in Kota Kinabalu. Free WiFi is accessible throughout the property.

    The room is big & clean. Good location. Friendly staff.

  • Diamond Inn
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 111 reviews

    Located in Kota Kinabalu, within less than 1 km of Filipino Market Sabah and 2.4 km of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village, Diamond Inn offers accommodation with free WiFi.

    Staff's attitude and services. Clean and cozy room

  • Walk In Hotel
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 194 reviews

    Walk In Hotel is located in Kota Kinabalu, within 2.7 km of Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village and 5.4 km of North Borneo Railway. This 2-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

    Location was good.clean room,also affordable to stay

  • Matata Hotel Kota Kinabalu
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 241 reviews

    800 metres from Filipino Market Sabah, Matata Hotel Kota Kinabalu is set in Kota Kinabalu and provides free WiFi and express check-in and check-out.

    Pretty much everything. Room is nice, staff is friendly.

  • HotSpot @ City Centre by SSVC
    8.5
    Scored 8.5
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 416 reviews

    Situated in Kota Kinabalu, 600 metres from Filipino Market Sabah, HotSpot @ City Centre by SSVC features views of the city. This 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

    Nice room, fast response, fast service, good receptionist

FAQs about hotels in Kota Kinabalu









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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What guests said about Kota Kinabalu:

  • 6.0
    Scored 6.0

    The little city or small town is not special at all, there...

    The little city or small town is not special at all, there is no charm to it really and I would not visit it for the town itself. However, it is a town where the airport is so you have to go through it. It is very convenient to access the Jesselton pier to take the boats to the island and to go to the markets, which are not really that special. They are OK. I have seen many great markets throughout Asia.
    Sandra Virginia
    United States
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    we stayed in 4 different hotels for 3-4 nights.

    we stayed in 4 different hotels for 3-4 nights. All good in different ways. Sea food was super and other meals good,(some too spicy for us but we learnt to ask for "not too spicy") Taxi transport was cheap and easy. Ferry boat transfers were more difficult, Ask Island Hotels for their ferry times BEFORE you book return flights as free ferries only go at selective times. We had to book a private ferry so we could get to the airport for a 13.00 flight. (cost £48) Loved the area but we were on the wrong coast for easy access to oranotang monkeys . Flights across were too expensive for us to make the trip!
    david
    United Kingdom
  • 8.0
    Scored 8.0

    My Mrs. and the group enjoyed the trips to central fish...

    My Mrs. and the group enjoyed the trips to central fish markets and night markets, seafood restaurants, etc. Big spacious living room for everyone to use. Easy to hail transport…so many cars around us waiting for passengers Buying provisions no problem Good food in the mall
    PHILIP
  • 10
    Scored 10

    Kota Kinabalu is a fabulous place to visit for the amazing...

    Kota Kinabalu is a fabulous place to visit for the amazing food, from budget level to fine dining but especially the local and other Asian cuisine. The Filipino Market was exceptional and we left will full cases. Transport around the centre is easy by walking or Grab. The Island trips looked superb but not at our age unfortunately considering the very hot afternoons. Next year we'll go to Mount Kinabalu area but too far on a short visit. The people were invariably charming.
    Martin
    United Kingdom
  • 6.0
    Scored 6.0

    I saw the inside and outside of KK International airport 5...

    I saw the inside and outside of KK International airport 5 times, and travelled to and from Ibis Styles Inanam hotel by taxi twice but did not visit any "attractions" in KK. The panoramic view westward over KK skyline from my 1-night stays in 10th and 11th floor rooms was unremarkable. The only place of interest I noted was beside the highway heading eastwards out of town to the hotel: a cemetery covering 3 or 4 low hills densely packed with multicoloured graves and shrines: a miniature city of departed souls.
    John Malcolm
    Canada
  • 10
    Scored 10

    Visit to kundasang , Kita Kinabalu park , the view was...

    Visit to kundasang , Kita Kinabalu park , the view was excellent , majestic view of the mountain , fresh air , the road to the kk.mountain is very good and I drive there with my family .the people there were friendly and the homestay was cheap and near the town , overall it's was excellent trip , me and family will definitely come again
    FAM
    Malaysia

Explore guest reviews of hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • From £62.25 per night
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 241 reviews
    The heritage hotel in the center of the center, right on the Gaya street. Very close to all the new and old food stalls, groceries and wineries. Also very close to the Jesselton Jetty, 10 min walk at most, where you can have your island hopping day trips by yourself. The staff are very professional and friendly. The decorations and vibe of this hotel is good. Air con and water if working fine, wifi is fast. Room is spacious Grab taxi is easy to hail and u can easily go yo Tanjung Aru for sunset then back.
    Chao超
    China
  • From £223.32 per night
    9.1
    Scored 9.1
    Superb
    Rated superb
     · 660 reviews
    Friendly and service centered staff. The hotel is new, clean and everything works. Breakfast served in the hotel has a good variety. It is a very good location with a shopping mall opposite the hotel and many eateries nearby and within walking distance. It is easy to go anywhere not within walking distance with Grab private hire. It is also not far from the Kota Kinabalu international airport.
    Kim Guan
    Singapore
  • From £40.68 per night
    9.4
    Scored 9.4
    Superb
    Rated superb
     · 706 reviews
    This hotel topped 5 Star hotels. Excellent property and very convenient to walk around. The host is extremely efficient and helpful. Property is super clean and has a fantastic charm ( same as the picture) Not to forget the amenities and facilities, even 5 star hotels might not have the same facilities.Overall, I had a great experience with CJ residence and it was great value for money.
    Siranjiv Rao
    Malaysia
  • From £18.99 per night
    6.4
    Scored 6.4
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 63 reviews
    absolutely terrible hotel. the pictures are not accurate. at all. dirty room. uncomfortable bed. described as brand new hotel but looked like it hasn’t been painted in years. no breakfast provided and no restaurants near by. not sure what guests are expected to do. thankful we only booked to stay 1 night as it was close to the airport and we had a transfer out.
    Louise
    United States
  • From £32.71 per night
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 983 reviews
    It was Last minute honeymoon for us.. And we can't find any 5 star room available on the same day.. Suddenly saw this The seraya Hotel and the location is perfect for leisure around gaya Street.. The staff set up honeymoon deco for us upon husband request, and it was very cute.. Haha. The staff was friendly too. They are Very2x helpful. TQ Dominic & team
    alina
    Malaysia
  • From £105.21 per night
    8.3
    Scored 8.3
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,341 reviews
    A fantastic chain hotel. Well located in the city center, walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and massages. A spacious room with a peaceful and soothing ambiance. Outstanding full breakfast that caters to the demands of people from all ethnicities. Staff that is professional, helpful, and friendly.
    Ellen
    Singapore
  • From £47.17 per night
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 2,081 reviews
    The apartment was huge. Has all the basic kitchen facilities, the room was clean and the hotel just a walkaway from convenient stores and mall as well. Not to forget if you have the room with Jesselton point view, it is totally breathtaking.
    MARYAM FARZANA
    Malaysia
  • From £47.17 per night
    7.9
    Scored 7.9
    Good
    Rated good
     · 2,081 reviews
    Hotel is pretty clean and the infinity pool is owesome. The location is great. Just take 4min walking to Jesselton Jetty, 15min to Todak Waterfront Seafood restaurant and Api Api night market. 17min to Sinsuran market.
    ALy
    Malaysia
  • From £20.61 per night
    8.2
    Scored 8.2
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 623 reviews
    This is a very new budget hotel. Room was spotless and comfortable. Location is accessible with plenty of parking spots around, but be sure to buy parking coupons from nearby stores to avoid getting fined
    Hilman Adrees
    Malaysia
  • From £68.24 per night
    8.5
    Scored 8.5
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 644 reviews
    I love the location and the rooms. The apartment was super spacious and the bed are super soft.. even 5 star hotel could not beat this facility. Highly recommended.
    Leong
    Malaysia
  • From £26.35 per night
    9.5
    Scored 9.5
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 30 reviews
    The perfect location. The hotel is really close to the night markets/ handycraft markets (walking distance) but it’s located in a wonderful peaceful neighborhood.
    Andrea
    Hungary
  • From £62.25 per night
    8.0
    Scored 8.0
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 241 reviews
    The Jesselton has the lovely atmosphere which only an older hotel can bring. It's very clean, comfortable and the staff are lovely.
    John
    Australia
  • From £30.62 per night
    8.1
    Scored 8.1
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 1,192 reviews
    My to go hotel in kk, so far one of the best in term of value and service and ease of access to major point of interest in KK
    Sucan
    Singapore
  • From £363.61 per night
    8.8
    Scored 8.8
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 3,254 reviews
    I like all in shangri la resort.. It was very worth on u money.. Nice hotel, nice staff.. Keep it up.. I give 5 star
    A
    Anonymous
    Malaysia
  • From £100.78 per night
    8.5
    Scored 8.5
    Very good
    Rated very good
     · 898 reviews
    The general feel is of a 5 star hotel. Beautiful design internally and by the pool. The staff are very friendly.
    Simon
    United Kingdom
  • 9.5
    Scored 9.5
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 370 reviews
    Room well decorated like 4-5 star hotel. Location is good. Staff very helpful. Bed and pillow comfy.
    zol mahmud
    Malaysia
  • From £35.83 per night
    6.9
    Scored 6.9
    Pleasant
    Rated pleasant
     · 565 reviews
    Breakfast just ok as 2 stars hotel can’t expect much. Location is good.
    Patrick
    Malaysia
  • From £39.58 per night
    9.6
    Scored 9.6
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 644 reviews
    very nice room 😍 like 5 star hotel
    Raffikin Azmami
    Malaysia
  • From £48.73 per night
    8.6
    Scored 8.6
    Fabulous
    Rated fabulous
     · 1,095 reviews
    Near airport A ways from city
    Don Pulley
    United States
  • From £42.12 per night
    9.5
    Scored 9.5
    Exceptional
    Rated exceptional
     · 283 reviews
    interior like 5 star hotel..
    MUHAMAD IZANUDIN
    Malaysia

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