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Top Kota Kinabalu Historic Hotels

Hotel Sixty3
3 out of 5
63 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,275 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (414 reviews)
Well recommended

"This nice hotel is, as the name indicates, located on 63 Jalan Gaya, in what may be called the Chinatown of Kota Kinabalu - locally known as KK. Entering the elevator one also gets the impression that the building is from 1963. A view of 1963 KK is covering the walls of the elevator and it’s interesting ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/29

Hotel Sixty3
The Jesselton Hotel
3.5 out of 5
69 Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,100 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (419 reviews)

"Very comfortable room. Staff pleasant and helpful. Pity that hotel renovations were proceeding making it somewhat noisy during the day."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/30

The Jesselton Hotel
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
3.5 out of 5
5, Jalan Padang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$878 per night
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Love the place, room was beautiful, very comfortable, many care items. Great price and location also, especially if you want to use public transport terminal to other cities. A ."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/5

Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No. 1 Jalan Tangki, Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,230 per night
3.9/5Good! (303 reviews)

"OK except the breakfast spread was limited"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/13

The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$4,013 per night
3.8/5Good! (748 reviews)

"The room was not ready when we arrived at hotel, towels were not allocated in the room, room service took a long time every time."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/6

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
The Klagan Regency
2 out of 5
TB-00-01, 1 Borneo Hypermall, Jalan UMS Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,581 per night
3.8/5Good! (319 reviews)

"Awesome nice place to stay with famili"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/15

The Klagan Regency
Hotel Garden
2.5 out of 5
No 3 Lorong Dewan (Australian Palace), Gate of City Observatory Hill, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$378 per night
3.1/5 (35 reviews)

"Everything was good. It just the bed mattress werent really clean. and one more regarding the parking which i find really hard to find. I need 15-20mins to search for a parking."…"

Reviewed on 2017/1/20

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Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Kota Kinabalu?
You’ll probably want to seek out the sights of historical relevance during your trip to Kota Kinabalu. While you’re here, you might want to visit the bustling marina and array of shops. You can also take some time enjoying the parks in this romantic area.
What's the best hotel in Kota Kinabalu that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Jesselton Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free stocked minibars. Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is a short 10-minute drive away. Other choices close to historic sites include Hotel Sixty3 and The Klagan Regency.
How many historical hotels are there in Kota Kinabalu?
Kota Kinabalu has 509 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 7 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Kota Kinabalu?
Kota Kinabalu is notable for landmarks like Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, Mount Kinabalu Park Entrance, and Sabah State Mosque. Cultural venues include Sabah State Museum, Mari Mari Cultural Village, and Museum of Islamic Civilisation. Other popular sights include Imago Shopping Mall and 1Borneo Hypermall.
What is a historic hotel like in Kota Kinabalu?
Guests who choose historic hotels have an opportunity to stay in a place that’s been recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Kota Kinabalu typically retain original qualities like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to put more importance on the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Kota Kinabalu have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Kota Kinabalu doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or rundown.

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