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Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
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The price is P2,323 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
17.13 km from city center
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
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
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The price is P1,542 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
1.23 km from city center
3.7/5Good! (728 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Dock In - Hostel
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3.64 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Very good hostel with excellent and thoughtful amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

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Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is P1,626 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
7.49 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (48 reviews)

"nice and good"…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
Eminent Hotel
2.5 out of 5
The price is P1,508 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
5.86 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (214 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
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 P6,626 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
4.32 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,052 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
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
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The price is P7,421 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
21.08 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
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The price is P3,711 per night from 16 Dec to 17 Dec
0.52 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (711 reviews)

"Staffs were so friendly and professional:) especially the staff at restaurants & bar & gym & pool & door man. The room was spacious s and clean. Nice Breakfast. Nice view from swimming pool and the rooftop bar."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
HOOD - Hostel
2 out of 5
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0.52 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (9 reviews)

"It's acceptable for its price point, with good airconditioning and (somewhat) clean toilets. Wifi is slightly weak. And the room door lock is too flimsy so security is definitely a concern"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

HOOD - Hostel
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
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The price is P3,180 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
0.7 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"This hotel have beautiful ocean view,is close to shopping center and eateries...Staff are friendly and helpful..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Gayana Marine Resort
The price is P14,141 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.5 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (394 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
The Magellan Sutera Resort
The price is P7,746 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
1.9 km from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Enjoy👍👍👍👍👍 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍👍👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

The Magellan Sutera Resort
OYO 777 Epal Hotel
The price is P875 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
1.17 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"Great location. The amenities were quite old and should be replaced ideally. I was disappointed that there wasn't a fridge in my room while there was one in the room where I stayed the previous time."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

OYO 777 Epal Hotel
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
The price is P14,541 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
8 km from city center
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
Hotel 7 Suria
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P857 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
1 km from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (14 reviews)

"Very comfortable place to stay..i very enjoy even no window..very satisfied when they prepare too many pillow..very thank you"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Hotel 7 Suria
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
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The price is P6,555 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
15.5 km from city center
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
Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse
2 out of 5
Lot 4, 2nd Floor, Block M, Sinsuran Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P717 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.21 km from city center
3.4/5Good! (68 reviews)
WORTH THE PRICE

"It was great! The toilet was clean enough to use and simple utilities such as soap and towels were provided. Air cond was in great condition as well! TV was outdated with only 1 grainy channel but that's ok, we used the guesthouse fast wifi instead. No parking was provided so opt to park elsewhere ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2019

Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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The price is P3,286 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.63 km from city center
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
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
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The price is P1,767 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
1.24 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (559 reviews)

"It's located at the central region of the city and walking distance to most tourists places. Hotel is clean and the staffs are all kind and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
OYO 89478 LKH Motel
The price is P978 per night from 23 Dec to 24 Dec
6.51 km from city center
OYO 89478 LKH Motel
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Visiting 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 Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

  • There are 398 hotels and other accommodation options in Kota Kinabalu
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city centre

Getting around Kota Kinabalu

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Kota Kinabalu is a breeze. 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.

Dressing for Kota Kinabalu

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 31°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 24°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 24°C as the night-time average
  • Kota Kinabalu gets about 93 millimetres of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 31°C, while June and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 24°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kota Kinabalu?
Signel Hostel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Centre Point, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on reviews include Gaya Island Resort and Hotel Gaia 95.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kota Kinabalu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Kota Kinabalu.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kota Kinabalu?
Based on reviews, KK Waterfront Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include OYO 89847 Switz Paradise Hotel and Hotel Five 2.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a private beach. Other good options for your family trip include Borneo Vista Suites Hotel and KK-Suites Residence @ Marina Court. Attractions like Anjung Samudera and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in 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 options for your romantic getaway include Gayana Marine Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Kota Kinabalu?
Balada Hostel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a rooftop terrace and free WiFi for its human guests.
What are some hotels with pools in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a popular 5-star resort featuring 2 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and a private beach. Other choices that feature an onsite pool include Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and C’haya Hotel.

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