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Image for The Pacific Sutera Hotel
P5,680/night
24 Sep - 25 Sep
4.2/5Very Good! (1,504 reviews)

"Excellent stay, would love to come back soon! Recommend any day"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2019

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Image for Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationPay later
P4,960/night
15 Oct - 16 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,085 reviews)

"Great location, friendly and helpful staff, beautiful pool and the rooftop area is stunning"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Image for Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
P9,283/night
13 Oct - 14 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,543 reviews)

"Shangri-la. Wonderful as usual, will be back soon ❤️"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Image for Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
P7,886/night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"nice environment, have many activities. few restaurants in hotel but the food quality not as good as my expected."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
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P10,780/night
13 Oct - 14 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (378 reviews)

"Beautiful resort. Exceptional staff. We were treated like individuals rather than just guests. A wonderful stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2019

Gaya Island Resort
Image for The Magellan Sutera Resort
P7,823/night
24 Sep - 25 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (940 reviews)

"Very good :)"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Image for Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P5,353/night
17 Sep - 18 Sep
3.8/5Good! (690 reviews)

"The staff are all courteous and offer excellent service especially in the F&B outlets. I visited this property in 2003 and it is the charm of the hotel that made me go back there again this time. Food at outlets is still good and you get quality for what you pay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Image for Gayana Marine Resort
P13,419/night
15 Oct - 16 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (343 reviews)

"Nice staff and great place for relax. Will recommend this hotel to my friends."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Gayana Marine Resort
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5 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P4,473/night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,058 reviews)

"I like everything about this great hotel. But one thing I don’t like is they don’t fix my room on 2nd day I’m stayed here at 25th August."…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Image for Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
P14,832/night
15 Oct - 16 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (119 reviews)

"Fantastic setting and magnificent beach. Villas beautifully designed and well equipped. Staff extremely attentive and helpful. A great place for a relaxing getaway."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
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4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
P4,758/night
20 Sep - 21 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (759 reviews)

"Room was excellent, views were amazing from the room."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019

Grandis Hotel
Image for Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu
3.5 out of 5
Free CancellationPay later
P2,657/night
13 Oct - 14 Oct
4/5Very Good! (378 reviews)

"Great food and great service. We had breakfast there everyday, and a few lunches and dinners as well. They were all very well cooked and absolutely delicious at a good price."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Sky Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Image for Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs
P1,220/night
17 Sep - 18 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)

"The room is nice and near the hot spring"…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs
Image for North Borneo Paradise @ Marina Court Resort Condo
P2,689/night
17 Sep - 18 Sep
4/5Very Good! (71 reviews)

"Ideal location in the city."…"

Reviewed on May 19, 2019

North Borneo Paradise @ Marina Court Resort Condo
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2.5 out of 5
P2,465/night
17 Sep - 18 Sep
3.2/5 (45 reviews)
nice place to stay

"good room condition, spacious bathroom, tv and air conditioning works well. Strategic place with shopping mall, restaurant and convenience store all reachable within walking distance. worth for the price."…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Kingston Hotel
Image for Horizon Hotel
4 out of 5
Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P3,767/night
22 Sep - 23 Sep
4/5Very Good! (898 reviews)

"easy access to collect vehicle parked at the car park"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Horizon Hotel
Image for The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
Free CancellationPay later
P2,013/night
17 Sep - 18 Sep
3.8/5Good! (277 reviews)

"Tangerine has good food but the steam room is not kept well."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Image for Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
3.5 out of 5
5, Jalan Padang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationPay later
P2,225/night
17 Oct - 18 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (1,236 reviews)

"good location"…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
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Want to find the perfect hotel for your luxury getaway to Kota Kinabalu? Use Expedia to arrange your flight to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) airport, and then select from a variety of places to stay that will deliver the luxury you want. Amenities are important when you plan a vacation, so we make it easy to find what you need to make your stay special. If you want an upscale hotel that has a spa, an indoor pool, or luxury bedding, Expedia can help you find the best luxury hotel experience that Kota Kinabalu has to offer. Known for its parks and marinas, Kota Kinabalu also has some interesting things to see and do including Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium, so you may want to take in the local sights during your visit.

When to Visit Kota Kinabalu

Here's what you can expect from the weather while you are staying in Kota Kinabalu:

  • Hottest months: April, May, June, and July, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: June, January, July, and February, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Driest months: February, March, April, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.16 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, July, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.43 inches

Exploring Kota Kinabalu

Take in some sights and attractions while you're in Kota Kinabalu by visiting Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, and 1 Borneo Hypermall. If you have extra time while you're in the area, you might want to stop by Lok Kawi Wildlife Park and Sedco Square.

Other things that make Kota Kinabalu unique are its:
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Marina
  • Parks

Getting Around Kota Kinabalu

Take advantage of local transportation options that make it easy to see Kota Kinabalu. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tanjung Aru Station.

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