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Top 10 trending Kota Kinabalu hotels

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P6,918 per night from 17 Apr to 18 Apr
P6,918
per night
17 Apr - 18 Apr
4.29 km from city center
8.8/10 Excellent! (1,002 reviews)
"Great place for the vacation!"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah, 89208
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P7,600 per night from 17 Apr to 18 Apr
P7,600
per night
17 Apr - 18 Apr
21.14 km from city center
9/10 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Everything war very nice"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88991
Fully refundable
The price is P3,665 per night from 5 Apr to 6 Apr
P3,665
per night
5 Apr - 6 Apr
0.75 km from city center
8.2/10 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Room was impeccable condition and spacious. Staff was courteous and efficient."

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P4,384 per night from 14 Apr to 15 Apr
P4,384
per night
14 Apr - 15 Apr
0.23 km from city center
8.6/10 Excellent! (1,002 reviews)
"My wife and I had a wonderfully relaxing stay at Le Meridien. Of all the hotels Iโ€™ve stayed at in KK, this has to be my favourite. Very highly recommended. PS: Their Afternoon Tea is a must for any visitor."

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2023

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P6,748 per night from 17 Apr to 18 Apr
P6,748
per night
17 Apr - 18 Apr
1.87 km from city center
8.4/10 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"Nice sea view."

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

The Magellan Sutera Resort
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P3,629 per night from 16 Apr to 17 Apr
P3,629
per night
16 Apr - 17 Apr
0.47 km from city center
9/10 Wonderful! (784 reviews)
"Greta hotel stay, the room was clean and comfortable. The location is convenient as it was next to Asia city and near the waterfront. Buffet breakfast was fantastic, had a wide selection of food."

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P10,357 per night from 16 Apr to 17 Apr
P10,357
per night
16 Apr - 17 Apr
5.22 km from city center
8.8/10 Excellent! (426 reviews)
"Villa was nice and spacious. Service was excellent. Food needs to improve"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2022

Gaya Island Resort
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P4,859 per night from 27 Mar to 28 Mar
P4,859
per night
27 Mar - 28 Mar
0.59 km from city center
8.4/10 Very Good! (472 reviews)
"The location is perfect for exploring KK and the surrounding areas. All the staff were super helpful and friendly. There are some amazing views of the sunset from the infinity pool."

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2023

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
NO. 18 JALAN HAJI SAMAN, Kota Kinabalu, 88000
Fully refundable
The price is P4,324 per night from 24 Mar to 25 Mar
P4,324
per night
24 Mar - 25 Mar
0.25 km from city center
9/10 Wonderful! (24 reviews)
Airport transfer dispute
"Excellent stay except for the hotel transfer from the hotel to the airport, which was not arranged and provided. The hotel insisted that this is not included despite emailing them of the booking confirmation from Hotels.com"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P7,665 per night from 17 Apr to 18 Apr
P7,665
per night
17 Apr - 18 Apr
2.23 km from city center
8.2/10 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel and wonderful caring staff who cannot do enough to make your stay perfect. We had a lovely room on 11th floor with sea and marina views. We dined in each evening and cannot recommend this hotel highly enough."

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P2,465 per night from 6 Apr to 7 Apr
P2,465
per night
6 Apr - 7 Apr
1.29 km from city center
7.8/10 Good! (599 reviews)
"Location is excellent, near big shopping mall and lots of eateries."

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
The LUMA Hotel - A Member of Design Hotels
3.5 out of 5
Lot 2-5, Block A, Sutera Avenue,, Jalan Sembulan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
The price is P3,074 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
P3,074
per night
28 Mar - 29 Mar
2.31 km from city center
9.6/10 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"Very close to shopping area, room is big and clean, quiet also, very good"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

The LUMA Hotel - A Member of Design Hotels
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88993
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P6,208 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
P6,208
per night
28 Mar - 29 Mar
15.55 km from city center
7.6/10 Good! (749 reviews)
"A bit dissapointed with the clenaliness of the bathroom.overall okey."

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
No. 1 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundable
The price is P2,402 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
P2,402
per night
18 Apr - 19 Apr
0.53 km from city center
9/10 Wonderful! (39 reviews)
"Breakfast staffs were very helpful. The front desk staffs for day and night shifts were wonderful too. Great seafood restaurant at walking distance and shops everywhere. A fantastic place to be in KK."

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 161, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88993
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P3,654 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
P3,654
per night
28 Mar - 29 Mar
17.18 km from city center
8/10 Very Good! (325 reviews)
"Lovely idyllic setting, perfect for a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of the city. This was our second visit to this resort and I would not hesitate to come back again. Hopefully the SeaView cafe will be open then as this was a big favourite with my family. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2023

Borneo Beach Villas
Hotel 7 Suria
3 out of 5
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P1,583 per night from 24 Mar to 25 Mar
P1,583
per night
24 Mar - 25 Mar
1.05 km from city center
8.8/10 Excellent! (64 reviews)
"The room and the toilet is so clean, it makes me comfortable to use it. The staff is also kind and helpful. Big parking lot and free. The only things we dont like is that we easily can hear noises from room next to us and outside of the room. At first it was very confusing to use the lift direct ..."

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Hotel 7 Suria
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P3,640 per night from 24 Mar to 25 Mar
P3,640
per night
24 Mar - 25 Mar
0.59 km from city center
7.8/10 Good! (481 reviews)
"Check in was slow. No bedroom slipper. Asked for shaving kit; they gave sewing kit. The electricity supply was cut off momentarily at night. The wifi (PH10) was down from night (when power cut) till next day (mid morning)"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2023

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P4,441 per night from 26 Mar to 27 Mar
P4,441
per night
26 Mar - 27 Mar
1.18 km from city center
7.4/10 Good! (732 reviews)
"Sheets/ towel were a little stained, toilet bowl seat needs to be changed. Other than that I think it was value for money if youโ€™re just there to sleep"

Reviewed on May 8, 2022

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu
3 out of 5
75, Bandaran Berjaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88819
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P1,963 per night from 14 Apr to 15 Apr
P1,963
per night
14 Apr - 15 Apr
0.39 km from city center
7.6/10 Good! (325 reviews)
"Friendly staff"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2023

Hotel Shangri-La Kota Kinabalu
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300
4.55 km from city center
8.2/10 Very Good! (404 reviews)
My staying experience
"The room is excellent, the platform from ocean view direct to snorkeling is really awesome. The room provide a Bluetooth speaker is so considerate. The food is very delicious but not much variety. The Resort Manager, Karl is very friendly and his briefing is important for guests. But the water got ..."

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Gayana Marine Resort
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Kota Kinabalu hotels information

Number of reviews
11,460
Accommodation
548 hotels
Lowest Price
P1,583
Highest Price
P10,357

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kota Kinabalu?

AC Residence is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free parking. Other favorite options based on reviews include The LUMA Hotel - A Member of Design Hotels and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu. See all available top hotels, or vacation rentals in Kota Kinabalu.

Penampang is a top neighborhood that travelers like for its restaurants and shops. Other favorite areas in Kota Kinabalu include Downtown Kota Kinabalu and Tanjung Aru.

What are some of the best vacation rentals in Kota Kinabalu?

Pulutan Heritage House: Visitors give good reviews to this Kota Kinabalu vacation home rental, which has air-conditioning and daily housekeeping to help you feel perfectly comfortable in your new surroundings. It has 5 bedrooms as well as a kitchen with a full-sized fridge, a stovetop, and an electric kettle, so you can cook with friends or family. Some other homes for rent in Kota Kinabalu include Koohen Co LP1 and Rainbow Covenant 40. See all vacation rentals in Kota Kinabalu.

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 hotelโ€™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. Filter your search by fully refundable to find flexible hotel deals in Kota Kinabalu.

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kota Kinabalu?

For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Kota Kinabalu, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.

What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kota Kinabalu?

Based on reviews, Celyn City Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include H2 Backpacker - Hostel and Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu. View all budget hotels in Kota Kinabalu.

What's the best place to stay in Penampang?

With 35 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Eminent Hotel is the highest ranked property in Penampang. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favorite options in the area include Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu and Napzone KKIA by Sovotel.

What's a favorite place to stay in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?

In this neighborhood, there are 205 lodging options for your stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Hilton Kota Kinabalu is a favorite with our customers staying in Downtown Kota Kinabalu. This 5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Centre Point. Travelers also recommend Hotel Eden54 and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu as top options in the area.

What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Kota Kinabalu?

OYO 818 Hotel 11 is a hotel with free WiFi and it's a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your family trip include Comfort Hotel and OYO 699 Plaza Hotel. Attractions like Sedco Square and Downbelow Adventure Centre are also fun for kids of all ages. Find more child-friendly accommodations in Kota Kinabalu.

What's the best accommodation for couples in Kota Kinabalu?

Hotel DeLeeton is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. See all romantic hotels in Kota Kinabalu.

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. See more pet-friendly hotel accommodations in Kota Kinabalu.

Where is the best hotel to stay near Desa Cattle Dairy Farm?

Adjacent to Desa Cattle Dairy Farm, D'La Sri Cottage - Asia Camp is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers free parking and free WiFi. Other good options close by include OYO 90257 Rocky Mountain Lodge and OYO 89969 Mount Hill Villa Kundasang.

What about the best place to stay close to Mount Kinabalu National Park?

One of the top choices for your stay is Nabalu Kundasang Lodge, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park, and this 3-star lodge offers a restaurant and free parking. Laban Rata Resthouse at Mount Kinabalu and Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Poring Hot Springs are other good choices within the surrounding area.

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