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Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel

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Lobby lounge
View from room
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel

2.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
Map
No. 1 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKompleks Karamunsing9 min walk
  • Popular LocationCentre Point11 min walk
  • Popular LocationImago Shopping Mall8 min drive
  • AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area

Kota Kinabalu

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel is located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, a neighborhood in Kota Kinabalu, and is near the airport and near the beach. Kota Kinabalu Waterfront and Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Centre Point and Imago Shopping Mall. Don't miss out on a visit to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park. Take time off to check out the health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like mountain climbing, hiking/biking trails, and rock climbing nearby.

What's nearby

  • Kompleks Karamunsing - 9 min walk
  • Centre Point - 11 min walk
  • Warisan Square - 15 min walk
  • Oceanus Waterfront Mall - 17 min walk
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 8 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI) - 14 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Hotel located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu
At Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel, you can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, a coffee shop/cafe, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as an outdoor entertainment area and a bar.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self parking
  • Express check-out, coffee/tea in the lobby, and outdoor furniture
  • An elevator, a vending machine, and luggage storage
Room features
All 250 rooms include comforts such as premium bedding and pillow menus, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning.
More amenities include:
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee and electric kettles
  • Bathrooms with showers and bidets
  • 43-inch LCD TVs with cable channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, mini fridges, and daily housekeeping

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured, uncovered self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Communal living room
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Express check-in available
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning January 1, 2023. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre

Frequently asked questions

Is Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel?

As of Nov 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel on Dec 3, 2022 start from P 2,503.31, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Where is Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel located?

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Centre Point and Gaya Street Sunday Market. Kota Kinabalu Central Market and Kota Kinabalu Waterfront are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 17 out of 26 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 65%
Rating 8 - Good. 6 out of 26 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 23%
Rating 6 - Okay. 1 out of 26 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 4%
Rating 4 - Poor. 0 out of 26 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 0%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 26 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 8%

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.7/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

sugandhi
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly and helpful staff. The duty manager was willing to go the extra mile and got my boarding pass printed out though she had her hands full managing the guests. Breakfast is good with a decent array of food. Adding some vegetarian options would be better. What I would remember the most is the smiling faces of the (polite) staff who are ever ready to assist. Overall, my family and I had a pleasant stay at Holiday Inn Express KK.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

mathew, la canada
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean modern hotel
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

2/10 Terrible

SYED NASIRIN BIN SYED ZAINOL ABIDIN
Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We have been to many IHG hotels before, but we reckon this is the worst. Staff is not friendly at all.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

LING
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Better than expected.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sion
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing stay!
Our stay was just perfect! It was clean and people were so nice and I’d definitely go back if i visit KK again!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Lew
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place to zzzz, good hospitality's and clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Chong
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good and meets requirements
New hotel, room is of a good standard. Convenient to Welcome Seafood restaurant which is right across the road. Nothing much else in the immediate vicinity.Has paid laundry on level 2, free onsite parking, no other facilities. Breakfast buffet is alright.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Anna
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
nice and clean
Stayed 4 nights in May 2022

10/10 Excellent

Estherlim
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good & Cleaning
Stayed 1 night in May 2022