Kota Kinabalu hotels

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What travelers to Kota Kinabalu are saying

the beautiful beach and the unique different islands and i like to dive here .. the water is clean and the sea is so blue. it is good place to have fun for family and the lovers.
Liya Y. Aug 18, 2015
Interesting town and near to Mt. Kinabalu as well as tourist trips for probocis monkeys.
david s. Mar 20, 2015
Well a good place to release stress.
terry w. Aug 15, 2015


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Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Bio-Pittaya Resort Berhad (057044K), Borneo Trekkers, Mat Salleh Memorial — with attractions like these, it's no wonder why people visit Kota Kinabalu. And with 30 hotels to choose from on Orbitz, which are highly rated for Hotel Staff and Location, there's likely a comfortable hotel room available to fit your needs and budget.

Activities and entertainment in Kota Kinabalu

It's easy to have a little fun in Kota Kinabalu — the rides at The Green Connection and the silver screens at GSC Suria Sabah Mall (Golden Screen Cinemas) make sure of that.

South Sea Sanctuary Day Spa offers soothing services that will leave you feeling renewed.

Where to shop in Kota Kinabalu

Want a whole new wardrobe? The shops in Centre Point Sabah and Karamell Almondo Palm Square won't disappoint. You can pick up sparkling accessories for any occasion at Elegold Jewelry and Zhulian Inanam Agency, Kota Kinabalu.

If wearable tech is more your speed, check out the gadgets and accessories at NuTech Electronics.

Best times to visit Kota Kinabalu

If you're planning a trip to Kota Kinabalu, consider visiting in September, October and December. Orbitz offers great deals 365 days a year, but during these months, you'll save the most — 21%, 20% and 16%, respectively.

Getting to Kota Kinabalu

The most direct path to Kota Kinabaluis through Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

Where to eat in Kota Kinabalu

You have to eat while in Kota Kinabalu, so why not enjoy it? Grab a snack or order up some serious grub at Bio-Pittaya Resort Berhad (057044K), Borneo Trekkers and Mat Salleh Memorial.

Nightlife in Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy cocktails or challenge the locals to a dance-off at El Centro, Cowboy Bar KK and Charles' Place. Kota Kinabalu's bars and clubs are on hand for pre-dinner drinks or a nightcap.

Outdoor activities in Kota Kinabalu

There are ways to kick back in Kota Kinabalu beyond its marquee attractions. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Bio-Pittaya Resort Berhad (057044K)are great places to get some fresh air and spend time outside.

The Green Connection is a great activity for families and solo travelers alike, as is The Green Connection, where, you can see a world hidden beneath the ocean's surface.

Arts and culture in Kota Kinabalu

While getting to know Kota Kinabalu, tour the exhibits at Mat Salleh Memorial, Petagas War Memorial and Tun Mustafa Gallery to get your culture fix.

The quiet corners in Sabah State Library are an oasis for reading and a little quiet getaway.

Kota Kinabalu is the home of Queen Elizabeth Clinical Block, University Malaysia Sabah and Open University Kota Kinabalu Sabah.

Recently booked Kota Kinabalu hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
The Pacific Sutera Hotel 2 hours ago 5 stars $143
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu 1 day ago 5 stars $135
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences 3 days ago 4 stars $56
The Jesselton Hotel 4 days ago 3 stars $53
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu 9 days ago 3 stars $33
Gaya Island Resort 9 days ago 5 stars $171
Oceania Hotel 13 days ago 3 stars $35
Gaya Centre Hotel 15 days ago 3 stars $36
Tune Hotels 1Borneo Kota Kinabalu 18 days ago 3 stars $20
Nexus Resort Karambunai Kota Kinabalu 25 days ago 5 stars $111

Recently Rated Kota Kinabalu Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
4.6 / 5
5 reviews
5 stars $143
Gaya Centre Hotel
1.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $36
The Magellan Sutera Resort
4.5 / 5
5 stars $189
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
4.0 / 5
5 reviews
5 stars Choose dates
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $33
Gayana Eco Resort
5.0 / 5
5 stars $243
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4.0 / 5
4 reviews
4 stars $56
Gaya Island Resort
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
5 stars $171
Nexus Resort Karambunai Kota Kinabalu
3.5 / 5
4 reviews
5 stars $111
Celyn Hotel
3.5 / 5
2 reviews
3 stars $38

Featured Kota Kinabalu Hotels

From $27

1 Hotel Shangri-la

3 stars
3.7 / 5

75, Bandaran Berjaya

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As one of the Sabahs first full service hotels, Hotel Shangri-la is renowned locally for its cosines, comfort and convenience and as well as providing premier service to our guests, a standard it...

From $171

2 Gaya Island Resort

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya

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There is a place, accessible only by boat, where all that nature has created, from sheltered coral reefs to protected mangroves, over thousands of years has been preserved by those devoted to its...

Idyllic hotel
Fantastic hotel- great service from start to finish. Amazing location, very close to KK and airport. Amazing spa! Lots of activities to do everyday. Family friendly! Only negative would be amount...
Feb 21, 2015
From $243

3 Gayana Eco Resort

5 stars
5.0 / 5

Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Lrg Haji Saman

Christmas Brunch

Gayana Eco Resort rests serenely at the edges of a lush jungle forest on a coral reef island off the coast of Borneo. 52 over water, tropical villas are architecturally designed to enhance the...

From $56

4 Ming Garden Hotel and Residences

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

Lorong Ming Garden,

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Ming Garden Hotel & Residences welcomes you with warm Sabahan hospitality. Situated near the junction of several thoroughfares, our strategic location along the Coastal Highway allows fast...

a nice place to live
the room is very clean and we love being there to have a good time and the location is good. Wifi is convenient. the food is delicious.
Aug 19, 2015
From $143

5 The Pacific Sutera Hotel

5 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard,

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Subtle elegance permeates The Pacific Sutera Hotel with its grand entrance, high ceiling lobby lounge, panoramic views of the sea and 500 immaculately appointed suites and guestrooms, superlative...

From $53

6 The Jesselton Hotel

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

69, Jalan Gaya

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In the bustling heart of the city, discover the perfect balance of convenience and serenity of the bygone days.The Jesselton Hotel is a timeless piece of colonial beauty, with passenger lift...

Small and delightful
This was a great small hotel--32 rooms--with a history. Recently remodeled and well-run, centrally located and close to the port. Sunday flea market right on the street in front. Many local as well...
Mar 21, 2015
From $135

7 Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

5 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong

Free High-Speed Internet, 15% off at Avantang Spa

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is a 14 story highrise in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city overlooking the island-studded South China Sea. Features a 5 story atrium lobby in the heart of of the business,...

From $320

8 Bunga Raya Island Resort and Spa

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa

Christmas Brunch

As sensual and exotic as the hibiscus flower that bears its name, Bunga Raya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway...

From $33

9 Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

No 1 Jalan Singgah Mata 1

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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is strategically located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu City Centre, offer 275 guestrooms with all the essential amenities for a refreshing experience with great value....

From $217

10 Kinabalu Park Hotel

3 stars
5.0 / 5

Foot of Mount Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Parks

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The area around Mount Kinabalu, spanning 754 square kilometers, was converted into a National Park in 1964 because of its geographical and geological importance and the abundance of diverse flora,...

From $261

11 Bunga Raya Island Resort and Spa

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

Each private villa is rough hewn and hand-crafted by local tradesmen/ reflecting the traditional simplicity of the Borneo architectural style/ blending seamlessly with the comforts and needs of the...

From $207

12 Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

5 stars
2.5 / 5 4 reviews

No 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru

Stay 2 Nights & Save 30%

Just ten minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport the resort is set in 25 acres of award-winning gardens along the sweeping bay with a private beach overlooking the islands of Tunku Abdul...

Awesome family trip
Place is nice but poor service from front desk. I sure won‘t stay here next time.
Aug 16, 2015
From $290

13 Manukan Island Resort

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Tungku Abdul Rahman Park

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Manukan Island Resort is located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and provides an island getaway with luxurious accommodation options. A mere 10 minutes by boat from the city of Kota...

From $36

14 Gaya Centre Hotel

3 stars
1.0 / 5 1 reviews

Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens

The Gaya Centre complex has long been a prominent landmark on the waterfront of Kota Kinabalu and is now one of the city's newest hotel. The Gaya Center Hotel boast 260 rooms with some of the best...

Not for the faint hearted!
If you can afford to not stay here, avoid! Especially avoid the "chicken" at breakfast! If you can do cheap and (semi) cheerful then go forth!
Jan 3, 2015
From $35

15 Oceania Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Lot 60-64, Lorong Ikan Juara 5, Sadong Jaya

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With resplendent sunsets, rainforests and wildlife, indigenous cultures and friendly locals, Sabah is a renowned paradise on the Malaysian part of Borneo island. Whether you are a business...

From $38

16 Celyn Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Unit No S-0-30, Block F, Ground Floor, City Mall

Celyn Hotel is a 3 Star Boutique style business hotel. Conveniently located along the bustling Lintas highway that leads from the International and Domestic airports to Sabah's well known Mt....

very nice place to live
this room is very clean and nice,, the breakfast is delicious. and everythigni is good
Aug 29, 2015
From $189

17 The Magellan Sutera Resort

5 stars
4.5 / 5

1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard,

New Year's Eve Countdown!

This ethnic-themed, gloriously-designed resort incorporates the natural surroundings with fine timber furnishing and local art affects in creating a long house-like architecture. The grand entrance...

From $20

18 Tune Hotels 1Borneo Kota Kinabalu

3 stars
4.0 / 5

(No P.O. Box) Unit No. G-803, 1Borneo Hypermall, Jalan Sulaman, 88450

Staying true to our unique no frills concept, we provide you a good nights sleep at outstanding value. Our hotels come with high quality beds, power showers, 24-hour security system, and are...

From $111

19 Nexus Resort Karambunai Kota Kinabalu

5 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

Off Jalan Sepangar Bay

Book 14 Days in Advance & Save 22%

Located just 28km from the city and 38km from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is set amidst 3,335 acres of natural and landscaped surroundings creating the...

Wonderful beach and Spa
The staff are what makes this resort amazing, all staff are polite helpful and always smiling. The Spa is wonderful and brilliant value for money, a vast array of treatments highly trained staff....
Oct 5, 2015