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Romantic Hotels in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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Top Kota Kinabalu Romantic Hotels

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
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The price is P6,976 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.6/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Perfect place for family getaway...spectacular view"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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4.4/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Beautiful Gaya Island Retreat

"My family and I stayed at GIR for 2 nights and had a great time. The rooms were enormous (complete with separate areas for walk in robes, bathtub, shower, toilet). Room amenities were excellent, with bug spray and ointment for insect bites. Our rooms had fantastic views across the sea to Mt Kinabalu, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Gaya Island Resort
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P5,081 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Love the view from my room and the ambience was relaxing. The Sunset Bar was a winner, just chill while watching the beautiful view of the sunset. Definitely will return."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
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Grandis Hotel
4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P3,725 per night from 12 Mar to 13 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (836 reviews)
A grand stay at the Grandis

"We stayed in the Deluxe Room, Sea View on the 8th floor. 2 Adults and a 14 year old. The room and bathroom were very spacious and had modern décor. The view of the sea and islands is beautiful. Also staff are very friendly and courteous. Extensive choices at breakfast buffet however highly recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Grandis Hotel
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
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4.3/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"The staff where amazing, so helpful, friendly and happy. The staff we encountered made every possible attempt to accommodate us at every turn, we wanted for nothing at Bunga Raya Resort. The resort was breathtaking, we stayed in a villa with an amazing view overlooking the bay. Our villa was huge, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
The price is P3,588 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"We had a great stay, the accomodation was very nice and with stunning views!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P3,247 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"spacious room with strategic hotel location in the heart of Kota Kinabalu."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P7,945 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Enjoy👍👍👍👍👍 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍👍👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
3 out of 5
Kinabalu National Park, Mt. Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah
The price is P1,503 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (83 reviews)
Value for money

"I stayed at Peak Lodge. The view is beautiful. However , the lodge is a little dated and deserves a refurbishment .overall, it's comfortable without much hassle Staff are very friendly and responsibke .I left so personal belongings behind and Azlan managed to deliver it to KK city to my friend. Thank ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P6,847 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Breakfast need to be improved....................."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Kinabalu Pine Resorts
2.5 out of 5
Kampung Kundasang, (Along Kundasang Ranau Highway), Ranau, Sabah
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The price is P2,165 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (152 reviews)
The best so farrr im lovin it 😘😘

"Its a good place to stayed with ur family..the cleaness superbb..staff are verry friendly...will repeat to stay here..tq kinabalu pine 💓"…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Kinabalu Pine Resorts
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
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4.1/5Very Good! (395 reviews)

"Diving was moderate. Overall rather expensive compared to Malaysian standards. Super service! Staff was extremely attentive. Monkeys were enjoying!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
Horizon Hotel
4 out of 5
Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is P2,394 per night from 25 Mar to 26 Mar
4/5Very Good! (920 reviews)

"Only the best will survive this tough period..Horizon is one of them..great staff from reception till breakfast. Over my budget during pre MCO period"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Horizon Hotel
Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
One Place Mall, Lorong Putat 3, Putatan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P2,474 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
4/5Very Good! (139 reviews)

"I thought the staff were helpful and friendly enjoyed the happy hour and karaoke sessions. Way too far from the city ?food terrible little variety . Housekeeping poor ,wifi dreadful .lifts were a hazard."…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P4,276 per night from 6 Mar to 7 Mar
3.8/5Good! (749 reviews)

"The room was not ready when we arrived at hotel, towels were not allocated in the room, room service took a long time every time."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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3.7/5Good! (729 reviews)

"Nice and clean. Spacious and comfortable. Recomended"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Celyn Resort Kinabalu
3 out of 5
Kampung Samuruh, Jalan Samuruh Kinoundusan, Ranau, Sabah
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The price is P2,371 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.4/5Good! (49 reviews)

"We booked kinabalu wing & the view simply amazing. Apart from this, the property is old & lack of maintenance. Bulbs not working, mosquito mesh broken, stains on bedsheet, tv channels not working well. and No wifi (wifi only available at lobby which is a distance from hotel room). The property seriously ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Celyn Resort Kinabalu
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Frequently asked questions

Searching for romantic hotels in Kota Kinabalu?
Are you and your partner looking for a romantic escape? Couples choose Kota Kinabalu for its beautiful island views and waterfront location. You might want to spend some time strolling hand in hand through the natural surroundings with a visit to Mount Kinabalu National Park, Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre, or KK Esplanade. Whether you want to soak in a spa tub or enjoy a candlelit dinner, you can pick from 14 hotels and other accommodations in Kota Kinabalu to make for the perfect weekend away.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Kota Kinabalu?
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a favorite 4.5-star resort for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Gayana Marine Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa.
How many romantic hotels will we be able to find in Kota Kinabalu?
Expedia has 11 romantic Kota Kinabalu hotels for you both to enjoy.
When is the best time of year for a romantic getaway to Kota Kinabalu?
If you’re looking forward to lots of outings with your partner, check out these details about year-round temperatures 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 is there to do in Kota Kinabalu?
There’s nothing better than seeing a new place with your sweetheart, so consider taking time to discover all there is to see and do in Kota Kinabalu. Couples looking for a little of everything will enjoy Kota Kinabalu for its island views, parks, and shopping. You might think about stopping by Imago Shopping Mall, 1Borneo Hypermall, or Mount Kinabalu National Park while you’re seeing the sights.
What’s the best way to get to Kota Kinabalu and around town during my romantic getaway?
This information about transportation options in Kota Kinabalu might help your romantic trip get off to a smooth start: If you’re looking to fly in, the closest major airport is Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. You can learn about your water travel options at the local marina.

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