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Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P8,858
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
4.4/5Excellent! (1,626 reviews)

"This property is beautiful. It took a over an hour to get a spa me it sent to the room which was a little frustrating and the shower stall is very small...standing in the middle I looked up to the water to rinse my face and banged my head on a corner of the wall behind me. Very weird placement and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
P5,606
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
4.1/5Very Good! (1,187 reviews)

"convient location, arrived on New year Eve, right before countdown"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P4,729
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
4.3/5Excellent! (1,171 reviews)

"Location, view and service was excellent. Staff were very friendly and attentive, they remembered what we liked for breakfast and went out of their way to prepare special meals for us as we are vegan. We are very grateful."…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
P8,607
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,089 reviews)

"Received a warm welcome and farewell. Understood our needs and offered a good room."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,815
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
3.9/5Very Good! (506 reviews)

"The hotel is located not far from airport, nearby malls and very close to the city jetty; hence, very convenient. Our family room was quite spacious and clean, beds comfortable; the terrace restaurant and pool is a very pleasant place to lunch / dinner; overall, all as expected or more, actually. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
The Klagan Hotel
3 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P1,994
per night
Jan 23 - Jan 24
4.1/5Very Good! (922 reviews)

"Location and check in counter staff is very efficient"…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

The Klagan Hotel
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P5,479
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18
4.2/5Excellent! (302 reviews)

"Clean and friendly staff. Enjoying my stay with the sea view"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
P6,139
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (584 reviews)

"Hotel is clean and staff is nice. Walkable distance to many attractions such as ferry pier, Gaya street and a number of night markets. Swimming pool in rooftop is an amazing place for relaxation."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P3,571
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18
3.9/5Good! (407 reviews)

"Was upgraded to a junior suite when room not ready. The front desk staff led by manager Alfian was efficient, polite. Disappointed by restaurant service. Ordered chicken rice at 6pm. It took more than 30 min to serve."…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu
3 out of 5
75, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P1,498
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
3.7/5Good! (270 reviews)

"Old properties, easy to park, near to food and amnesties"…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

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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

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