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Top Kota Kinabalu Budget Hotels

KK Waterfront Hotel
P1,942
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.2/5 (123 reviews)

"Nice place, very near to market and town"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

KK Waterfront Hotel
OYO 89847 Switz Paradise Hotel
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P700
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
3.3/5 (51 reviews)

"Short trip value for money is good"…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

OYO 89847 Switz Paradise Hotel
OYO 210 Hotel Five 2
2 out of 5
No 6, Lorong Sentosa 1, Jalan Merdeka, Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
P943
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
4.1/5Very Good! (102 reviews)

"In this price bracket ("…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

OYO 210 Hotel Five 2
OYO 89780 Lodge 37
2.5 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P731
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.3/5 (29 reviews)

"The hotel staffs are helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

OYO 89780 Lodge 37
Hotel Tourist
2.5 out of 5
P875
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
3.5/5Good! (66 reviews)
Great value for Kota Kinabalu.

"Friendly helpful staff, good location, plenty of options for food nearby."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Hotel Tourist
Tune Hotels - 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu
2.5 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P1,062
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
3.5/5Good! (200 reviews)

"Just Okey. Value for money"…"

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2019

Tune Hotels - 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Eden54
2.5 out of 5
54, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P1,458
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4.2/5Excellent! (300 reviews)

"Perfect for my needs. Good location. Communal kitchenette and relaxing area and fridge was very useful. Excellent supeemarket right next door"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Hotel Eden54
Promenade Service Apartments
2 out of 5
3-G-17, Lorong Api-Api 2, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
P1,395
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
3.1/5 (407 reviews)

"Nice room, so clean, they provide all needed facilities for me. Sortly, i'm satisfied with their service..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Promenade Service Apartments
Kinabalu Daya Hotel
P1,316
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
3.4/5 (439 reviews)

"Comfortable. .design is unique. .but the bathroom look old. .the slide door inside cannot use. ."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2019

Kinabalu Daya Hotel
Grandis Hotel
4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P4,771
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.3/5Excellent! (801 reviews)

"The room was pretty spacious and clean. The paint around the window was pealing a little bit. The WiFi went out one evening and wasn’t fully working until the next afternoon. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. The location was great within walking distance of many points of interest and connected ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Grandis Hotel
De Galleria Hotel
2 out of 5
No 14, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P1,133
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.4/5Good! (59 reviews)

"location is okey. hotel room is a bit small"…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

De Galleria Hotel
Eminent Hotel
2.5 out of 5
P1,511
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.1/5Very Good! (203 reviews)

"Great value for money if looking for somewhere close to the airport. Good drop off service and clean spacious room."…"

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Eminent Hotel
KK Suites Hotel
2.5 out of 5
98-100 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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3.4/5Good! (194 reviews)

"nice hotel and very convenient to town."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

KK Suites Hotel
Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P1,076
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
2.9/5 (137 reviews)

"Every thing is near by: Market Food Transportation"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2019

Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Unic Hotel
3.5 out of 5
P2,210
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.7/5Good! (153 reviews)

"I like everything the property, clean n everything i want everything was there."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Unic Hotel
Ceaser's Place
2.5 out of 5
Kundasang, Ranau, Sabah
P1,079
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.4/5 (93 reviews)

"Chalet 2, Nice mountain view... One smelly room & bathroom, cannot get rid of the smell even after spraying deodorant... Water heater sometimes didn't work... No soap provided...no bottled water, tea or coffee provided..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Ceaser's Place
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,628
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
4.1/5Very Good! (156 reviews)

"nothing..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2018

Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
Megah D'Aru Hotel
P1,402
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
3.4/5 (86 reviews)

"No hair dryer"…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2019

Megah D'Aru Hotel
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What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Kota Kinabalu?

Based on reviews, Switz Paradise Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other options to stay on the cheap include Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu and Ceaser's Place.

How is it to stay in Kota Kinabalu?

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Kota Kinabalu, and visitors give high marks for the bustling marina and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its parks. Top sights in the city include Imago Shopping Mall, Sabah State Mosque, and Likas Stadium. In Kota Kinabalu, there are 417 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Where is the best place to stay in Kota Kinabalu?

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 5-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Other top choices based on reviews include Gaya Island Resort and SKYPOD Hostel.

Penampang is a top neighborhood that travelers like for its restaurants and shops. Other favorite neighborhoods in Kota Kinabalu include Downtown Kota Kinabalu and Tanjung Aru.

Where is the best place to stay in Penampang?

With 35 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Eminent Hotel is the highest ranked property in Penampang. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favorite options in the area include Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu and Napzone KKIA by Sovotel.

What is there to see in Kota Kinabalu?

Cultural venues in the city include Sabah State Museum, Mari Mari Cultural Village, and Museum of Islamic Civilisation. Attractions like Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Sedco Square, and Water World Theme Park are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Sabah State Mosque, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance.

Where is the best place to stay near Desa Cattle Dairy Farm?

Rocky Mountain Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It's located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm. Other good choices within a short distance include Spring Garden and Kupi-Kupi & Stay.