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Sunset Sea View Vacation Condos & Infinity Pool
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This family-friendly Kota Kinabalu apartment building is located in the shopping district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera ...

3.4/5 (5 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay there. The convenient shops on the ground floor of the buildings are great as they provide ease of access to the common shopping amenities. There are stationed security guards at every entrances and a double tap is necessary, The facilities within the hotel are well equipped. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

Sunset Sea View Vacation Condos & Infinity Pool
Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
3.5 out of 5
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The price is P2,654 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec

Nestled on the beach, this Kota Kinabalu apartment building is within 16 mi (25 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall, University of Malaysia Sabah and Tuaran Crocodile Farm. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (175 reviews)

"The seaside location, spacious rooms, friendly staff. Although this hotel has just restarted business due to the pandemic, the unit where we stayed in is in good shape. Only thing is, 1 night stay is too short!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
3 out of 5
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The price is P1,649 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Sapi Island ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (16 reviews)

"The apartement was clean & staff also pleasant. Very comfortable and reasonable price(Rm290 for 2 night). Somehow, pool was closing early 10pm. The most complicated things is high security. They provide you two card(1 car park access & door access). Everytime you want to leave the place. You need ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
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Pelagos Oceanus
3.5 out of 5
The price is P4,964 per night from 31 Dec to 1 Jan

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square, Centre Point and Kota Kinabalu Central Market. Imago ...

3.8/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Check in issues"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Pelagos Oceanus
MyHome The Loft IMAGO
The price is P4,169 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Sutera Harbour and ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
가격대비 너무 좋고 위치가 너무 좋아요

"가격대비 너무 좋고 위치가 너무 좋아요"…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

MyHome The Loft IMAGO
ITCC Manhattan Suites
3 out of 5
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The price is P2,340 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec

Located in Penampang, this apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of Sabah State Museum, Sabah State Mosque and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park. Sutera Harbour and ...

ITCC Manhattan Suites
Studio Apartment @ KK City Center
2.5 out of 5
1-R3-10, 3rd Floor Block 1, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall and Kota Kinabalu ...

Studio Apartment @ KK City Center
Homestay UA 1
2.5 out of 5
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Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from 1Borneo Hypermall and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from University of Malaysia Sabah. Tun Mustapha ...

Homestay UA 1
Sunset Rooftop 2 BR Suite
3.5 out of 5
Near Imago Mall, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Sabah State Mosque and Centre Point ...

Sunset Rooftop 2 BR Suite
Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Infinity Avenue
3.5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P2,033 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Sapi Island ...

4/5Very Good! (45 reviews)

"Property is pretty new, need to ensure a lock is installed at the balcony as it can be aeccable from the outside of the unit. Ensure CLEANED towels is provided. Had smelly towels delivered to us and there was no housekeeping on one of the day. Provide shower caps."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Sunset Seaview Vacation Condos @ Infinity Avenue
Aloha Airpad Downtown KK
3 out of 5
Near Imago Mall, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P1,798 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Sabah State Mosque and Centre Point ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Our wonderful stay in aloha! Grazie!

"It was our 2nd time in KotaKinabalu and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Aloha! The host had gone out of their ways to check in on us during our stay to ensure everything was well. We appreciate the hospitality and even though the host is managing more than a handful of units in the same building, ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

Aloha Airpad Downtown KK
1st Choice Vacation Apartments@ Marina Court Resort Resort
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square, Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Kota Kinabalu ...

3.6/5Good! (19 reviews)

"Aircond in two of the rooms were not functioning well and we have to sleep at the living hall."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

1st Choice Vacation Apartments@ Marina Court Resort Resort
Borneo Coastal Residence - IMAGO Mall
The price is P2,104 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Sutera Harbour and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"Excellent service , facilities and location Would definitely recommend a stay here"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Borneo Coastal Residence - IMAGO Mall
Utopian Homes at IMAGO Mall
3 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P2,407 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point. Sutera Harbour and ...

3.4/5Good! (32 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay here, keep up the good work!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Utopian Homes at IMAGO Mall
Greenfield Residence Kota Kinabalu
The price is P1,644 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 9 mi (15 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall, University of Malaysia Sabah and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Suria ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Everything complete for living... Very2 nice"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Greenfield Residence Kota Kinabalu
Amazing Sunset Downtown  B36
3 out of 5
Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu
The price is P1,808 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Sabah State Mosque and Centre ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
快適で立地がよい。

"モスクが近いので、祈りの時間の放送の音を気にしていましたが全く気にならいほどでした。部屋も掃除がいきとどいて綺麗でしたし、1階には24時間営業のスーパーもあります。向かい側には大型ショッピングモール。空港も近く非常に便利で、快適に過ごせました。また、KKにくるときには利用したいと思います。"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Amazing Sunset Downtown B36
Marina Travellers Suite at Riverson Soho
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and ...

3.7/5Good! (15 reviews)
Best for Family

"The place look clean and new. A lot of shop and restaurant in downstairs. A huge shopping mall near as well (5min walk). Great places for family to stay. You can use the pool and gym too."…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Marina Travellers Suite at Riverson Soho
Yoom @ Riverson Duplex Soho
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"There is no front desk, so we need to know how to check in, normally the day before the arriving day, the staff sends the details. There are enough space for family. The location is just next to the Imago shopping center."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Yoom @ Riverson Duplex Soho
Daruma Service Apartment
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Located in Penampang, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Petagas War Memorial, Sabah State Museum and City Mall. Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera ...

Daruma Service Apartment
Sutera Avenue KK City by Tweetbox
The price is P4,491 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Sapi Island ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
숙박 꼭 해보세요~

"ㅎㅏ수구 냄시가 초큼 낫지만, 전반적으로 너무너무 만족했습니다. 넓고 수영장이 너무나도 맘에 들었던 곳이었습니다."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019

Sutera Avenue KK City by Tweetbox
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Borneo Beach Villas

Borneo Beach Villas

4 out of 5
The price is P2,330 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Borneo Beach Villas
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel

5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P3,297 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (406 reviews)

"Welcoming and friendly staff. Clean rooms and public areas. Big spread for buffet breakfast. Free parking for hotel guests. Highly recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

4 out of 5
The price is P1,547 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
3.7/5Good! (728 reviews)

"Nice hotel,love the hotel, great service, clean room.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
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Staying in an Apartment in Kota Kinabalu

You'll find a lot of options for your stay in Kota Kinabalu with 399 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, including 115 apartments. Make sure to enjoy the bustling marina and treasured shops in this romantic area. Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium are top attractions worth a visit.

How do you know if an apartment is a good option for you? Often more spacious than a traditional hotel room, an apartment includes a kitchen, so you can have some home-cooked meals.

Best Time to Visit Kota Kinabalu

Though weather is just one consideration, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay. And since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it’s good to familiarise yourself with these seasonal weather averages before you book your trip.

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while June and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31°C and nighttime temperatures average 24°C
  • April-June: 32°C is the daytime average and 24°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31°C and nighttime averages are around 24°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 93 inches in a year

What to Do in Kota Kinabalu

Travellers appreciate Kota Kinabalu for its marina and shops. Cultural attractions include Museum of Islamic Civilisation and Sabah State Museum, whereas KK Esplanade and Signal Hill Observatory Platform are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium.

Kota Kinabalu is also popular for:
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Parks

How to Get to Kota Kinabalu and Around the Area

Fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away from the heart of the city.

To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tanjung Aru Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the local marina.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Kota Kinabalu?
You can search through 157 apartments in Kota Kinabalu for your stay. Make sure to enjoy the bustling marina and array of shops in this romantic area. Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall are favorite places worth a visit.
How do you know if an apartment is a good option for you?
Offering a kitchen for convenient meals, an apartment often has more space than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for couples looking to stay away from the tourist areas, but also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's a favorite apartment I should consider for a stay in Kota Kinabalu?
Studio Apartment @ KK City Center: Neighborhood: Downtown Kota Kinabalu. Includes free WiFi and private balconies. Access to free parking is available on site. 1st Choice Vacation Apartments@ Marina Court Resort Resort: Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighborhood. Laundry facilities, free WiFi, and private balconies are included. Free parking and a fitness center are on site. Aloha Airpad Downtown KK: Includes separate living rooms. An outdoor pool and concierge services are on site. Daruma Service Apartment: Located in Penampang neighborhood. Amenities include free WiFi. Free parking and a fitness center are on site. Sabah Beach Villas & Suites: Includes outdoor space, separate living rooms, and sofa beds. Free parking and onsite laundry facilities are on site.
How many apartments will I find in Kota Kinabalu?
Expedia has 157 apartments to book in Kota Kinabalu.
What can I expect from the weather in Kota Kinabalu?
Weather is only one factor, but it can really affect your travel plans, especially when you’re planning an extended stay in Kota Kinabalu. The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. The rainiest months in Kota Kinabalu are October, June, September, and November, with each month seeing an average of 13 inches of rainfall.
What should I see in Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers appreciate Kota Kinabalu for its marina and shops. Cultural attractions include Mari Mari Cultural Village and Sabah State Museum, whereas Mount Kinabalu National Park and Sapi Island are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall.
What's the best way to get to and around Kota Kinabalu?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can save you time when you get to your destination. Fly into Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.