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Featured Apartments in Kota Kinabalu

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
3.5 out of 5
PV 139, Pecinct Dillenia, Nexus Residence, Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu
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The price is NT$1,381 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Kota Kinabalu apartment building is within 16 mi (25 km) of 1Borneo Hypermall, University of Malaysia Sabah, and Tuaran Crocodile ...

4.2/5Excellent! (166 reviews)
It so romantic place, can swim in sea and pool.

"I very satisfied n so privacy..the facility is good..i like the view, clean n so calm"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/7

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
Pelagos Oceanus
3.5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Warisan Square and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and Kota Kinabalu Central ...

4.1/5Very Good! (16 reviews)

"Check in issues"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/18

Pelagos Oceanus
Aloha Airpad Downtown KK
3 out of 5
Near Imago Mall, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$646 per night

Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Sabah State Mosque and Centre Point ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Our wonderful stay in aloha! Grazie!

"It was our 2nd time in KotaKinabalu and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Aloha! The host had gone out of their ways to check in on us during our stay to ensure everything was well. We appreciate the hospitality and even though the host is managing more than a handful of units in the same building, ..."…"

Reviewed on 2018/11/14

Aloha Airpad Downtown KK
Utopian Homes at IMAGO Mall
3 out of 5
The Loft Residences, KK Times Square, Phase 2 , Off Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and ...

3.4/5 (31 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay here, keep up the good work!"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/23

Utopian Homes at IMAGO Mall
Marina Travellers Suite at Riverson Soho
3.5 out of 5
Block B1, Lorong Riverson at Sembulan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,252 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and ...

3.7/5Good! (15 reviews)
Best for Family

"The place look clean and new. A lot of shop and restaurant in downstairs. A huge shopping mall near as well (5min walk). Great places for family to stay. You can use the pool and gym too."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/20

Marina Travellers Suite at Riverson Soho
Daruma Service Apartment
3 out of 5
D-03-12, Lido Four Seasons Residence, 35, Lorong Raffelesia 1, Tmn Sri Juta, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Penampang, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bukit Padang, Petagas War Memorial, and Sabah State Museum. City Mall is 3 mi (4.9 km) ...

Daruma Service Apartment
KK Cozy Oceanus By The Mama's Soho
3 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, City Water Front, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Anjung Samudera, and Centre Point. Imago Shopping ...

KK Cozy Oceanus By The Mama's Soho
IStay Marina Court Kota Kinabalu
3 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Warisan Square, Anjung Samudera, and Centre Point. Imago Shopping Mall ...

4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"accommodation needs to be repaired there are many defects"…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/4

IStay Marina Court Kota Kinabalu
Olumis Homes at Imago Mall The Loft
3 out of 5
Jl. Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$2,071 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Anjung Samudera. Centre Point and ...

3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)
Average place above a mall. Wifi not working

"Average place above a decent mall. Wifi doesn't work."…"

Reviewed on 2019/6/21

Olumis Homes at Imago Mall The Loft
Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
3 out of 5
Sutera Ave Residences, Coastal Highway, KK Times Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Imago Shopping Mall and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Anjung Samudera ...

4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)
nice n cosy

"it was a short stay for me. but overall it was nice n cosy. easy check in n check out procedure. host was friendly welldone"…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/14

Borneo Aloha Sutera 2 Bedroom Units
Sutera Avenue KK City by Tweetbox
3 out of 5
Sutera Avenue, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Situated in Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and Anjung Samudera ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
숙박 꼭 해보세요~

"ㅎㅏ수구 냄시가 초큼 낫지만, 전반적으로 너무너무 만족했습니다. 넓고 수영장이 너무나도 맘에 들었던 곳이었습니다."…"

Reviewed on 2019/6/7

Sutera Avenue KK City by Tweetbox
Comfort Loft City Centre @ IMAGO Shopping Mall
3 out of 5
The Loft B, Imago Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,160 per night

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Wawasan, Imago Shopping Mall, and Sutera Harbour. Centre Point and ...

3.6/5Good! (25 reviews)
Frens Imago

"Comfortable n convenience"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/8

Comfort Loft City Centre @ IMAGO Shopping Mall
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Promenade Service Apartments
Promenade Service Apartments
2 out of 5
3-G-17, Lorong Api-Api 2, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$624 per night
3.1/5 (417 reviews)

"Nice room, so clean, they provide all needed facilities for me. Sortly, i'm satisfied with their service..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/8

Promenade Service Apartments
CJ Residence
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$469 per night
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Soooo comfortable , the host are very friendly ! ❤️ Highly recommend , the location issss perfect 👌🏻💯"…"

Reviewed on 2020/5/20

CJ Residence
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$2,416 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,264 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/2/13

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
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Staying in an Apartment in Kota Kinabalu

You'll find a lot of options for your stay in Kota Kinabalu with 399 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, including 115 apartments. Make sure to enjoy the bustling marina and treasured shops in this romantic area. Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium are top attractions worth a visit.

How do you know if an apartment is a good option for you? Often more spacious than a traditional hotel room, an apartment includes a kitchen, so you can have some home-cooked meals.

Best Time to Visit Kota Kinabalu

Though weather is just one consideration, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay. And since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it’s good to familiarise yourself with these seasonal weather averages before you book your trip.

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while June and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31°C and nighttime temperatures average 24°C
  • April-June: 32°C is the daytime average and 24°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31°C and nighttime averages are around 24°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 93 inches in a year

What to Do in Kota Kinabalu

Travellers appreciate Kota Kinabalu for its marina and shops. Cultural attractions include Museum of Islamic Civilisation and Sabah State Museum, whereas KK Esplanade and Signal Hill Observatory Platform are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Sabah State Mosque and Likas Stadium.

Kota Kinabalu is also popular for:
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Parks

How to Get to Kota Kinabalu and Around the Area

Fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away from the heart of the city.

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.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Kota Kinabalu?
There are plenty of places to stay in Kota Kinabalu with 509 accommodations including 169 apartments. Make sure to enjoy the bustling marina and array of shops in this romantic area. Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall are favorite places worth a visit.
How do you know if an apartment is a good option for you?
Offering a kitchen for convenient meals, an apartment often has more space than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for couples looking to stay away from the tourist areas, but also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's a favorite apartment I should consider for a stay in Kota Kinabalu?
Sabah Beach Villas & Suites: Includes free WiFi, a balcony, and a living room. 2 outdoor pools and free parking are on site. Pelagos Oceanus: Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighborhood. A washer/dryer, a living room, and a flat-screen TV are included. An outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center are on site. Studio Apartment @ KK City Center: Neighborhood: Downtown Kota Kinabalu. Includes free WiFi, a balcony, and an LCD TV. Access to free parking is available on site. Utopian Homes at IMAGO Mall: Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighborhood. Free WiFi, a balcony, and a washer/dryer are included. An outdoor pool and free parking are on site. Marina Travellers Suite at Riverson Soho: Neighborhood: Downtown Kota Kinabalu. Includes free WiFi, a living room, and an LCD TV. An outdoor pool and a fitness center are on site.
What's the seasonal weather like in Kota Kinabalu?
Though weather is just one aspect, it can impact your vacation, especially if you’re planning for a longer stay. The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. Average annual rainfall for Kota Kinabalu is 106 inches.
What should I see in Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers appreciate Kota Kinabalu for its marina and shops. Cultural attractions include Sabah State Museum and Mari Mari Cultural Village, whereas Mount Kinabalu National Park and Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall.
What's the best way to get to and around Kota Kinabalu?
Fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.