Kota Kinabalu

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Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Image for Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
P9,258
per night
14 Oct - 15 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,551 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
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3 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P2,184
per night
26 Sep - 27 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (824 reviews)

"Excellent location. Centre Point Shopping complex, Waterfront restaurants & pubs as well as Filipino market nearby to buy souvenirs & to have cheap foods"…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

The Klagan Hotel
Image for Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P4,461
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,064 reviews)

"The staff were excellent! The lady who served us when we checked in was so kind and helpful, the late checkout was super! Am so happy to have stayed at a hotel with the friendliest and warmest people. Will definitely recommend to friends and family 😍"…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Image for Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
P7,168
per night
11 Oct - 12 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"It's the little things that make it so special, the cold hand towels passed around, the amazing and friendly staff, we also loved the rooms, food, and so many beautiful sitting areas."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
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5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P4,865
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (462 reviews)

"Many choices breakfast , nice bed , good service for staff , cheap seafood behind hotel"…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Image for Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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P6,956
per night
21 Oct - 22 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (203 reviews)

"The beautiful view..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Image for Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P4,946
per night
21 Oct - 22 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,089 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 Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,867
per night
19 Oct - 20 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (415 reviews)

"Just a one night stay, arrived late at night and checked out after breakfast. So not much to comment"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
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4 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,896
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
4/5Very Good! (231 reviews)

"The beach Is amazing"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

Borneo Beach Villas
Image for The Magellan Sutera Resort
P7,227
per night
15 Oct - 16 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (952 reviews)

"Very good :)"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

The Magellan Sutera Resort
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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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