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Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
NT$3,148
per night
Nov 23 - Nov 24
3.8/5Good! (704 reviews)

"Comfortable rooms, friendly and helpful staff. Excellent location next to the sea. Private beach, very clean. Wide choice of good quality food from at least five restaurants with different cuisines. Not too busy, possibly low season. Most other guests were families or couples, majority Chinese with ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/12

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah
NT$7,891
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.1/5Very Good! (355 reviews)

"Nice staff and great place for relax. Will recommend this hotel to my friends."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/16

Gayana Marine Resort
Celyn Resort Kinabalu
3 out of 5
Kampung Samuruh, Jalan Samuruh Kinoundusan, Ranau, Sabah
NT$1,364
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
3.4/5Good! (48 reviews)

"Fantastic view"…"

Reviewed on 2019/4/24

Celyn Resort Kinabalu
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
NT$7,752
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.3/5Excellent! (121 reviews)

"Fantastic setting and magnificent beach. Villas beautifully designed and well equipped. Staff extremely attentive and helpful. A great place for a relaxing getaway."…"

Reviewed on 2019/8/19

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
3 out of 5
Kinabalu National Park, Mt. Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah
NT$1,246
per night
Nov 20 - Nov 21
4.2/5Very Good! (62 reviews)

"Stayed in Grace Hostel, it was clean and served its purpose. Check in was open just before midnight and was friendly"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/8

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
NT$1,988
per night
Nov 22 - Nov 23
4.2/5Very Good! (53 reviews)
Weekend getaway

"Fantastic stay and place"…"

Reviewed on 2019/8/13

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$1,677
per night
Nov 20 - Nov 21
3.8/5Good! (700 reviews)

"Everythin perfect"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/15

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$4,226
per night
Dec 10 - Dec 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,023 reviews)

"Nice place and if the beach can be more accessible it would be great"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/12

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$4,578
per night
Dec 10 - Dec 11
4.4/5Excellent! (1,608 reviews)

"I really like this property. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. Love the balcony! Breakfast is great with lots of options. My daughter spends a lot of time at the kids club. Like the variety of restaurants but missed the Italian this time (closed recently). Staff is very helpful. Some places could ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/30

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Grandis Hotel
4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$2,302
per night
Nov 20 - Nov 21
4.3/5Excellent! (776 reviews)

"Great location close to seafood markets, ferry centre, shopping etc Good accommodation and facilities and we had a sea view room, large and a superb view to wake up to."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/19

Grandis Hotel
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$2,311
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.3/5Excellent! (1,127 reviews)

"a bit old. whole property need some renovation. especially carpet condition"…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/31

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
One Place Mall, Lorong Putat 3, Putatan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$1,170
per night
Nov 24 - Nov 25
4/5Very Good! (126 reviews)
Wonderful

"Great airport pick up. Wonderful service and staff. Great food for both dinner and breakfast. Lovely pool."…"

Reviewed on 2019/8/21

Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Horizon Hotel
4 out of 5
Jalan Pantai, Locked Bag 2084, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$2,118
per night
Nov 20 - Nov 21
4/5Very Good! (902 reviews)

"The hotels location is very central, most thing are within an easy walk."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/18

Horizon Hotel
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah
NT$5,635
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.4/5Excellent! (386 reviews)

"Beautiful resort!! And from our room excellent view to the bay and all the pied hornbills, loved it!!!! A pity that the European and Japanese food were not good, instead of the local food, which was wonderful!"…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/6

Gaya Island Resort
Kinabalu Pine Resorts
2.5 out of 5
Kampung Kundasang, (Along Kundasang Ranau Highway), Ranau, Sabah
NT$1,834
per night
Nov 22 - Nov 23
4.1/5Very Good! (136 reviews)

"Nice facility with good view of the mountains."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/14

Kinabalu Pine Resorts
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$3,982
per night
Nov 26 - Nov 27
4.2/5Very Good! (1,520 reviews)

"I have a very pleasant stay with my family ."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/17

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$4,939
per night
Nov 26 - Nov 27
4.2/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Very good :)"…"

Reviewed on 2019/7/12

The Magellan Sutera Resort
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Romantic Hotels and Accommodations in Kota Kinabalu

Are you in need of a romantic escape? Couples choose Kota Kinabalu for its beautiful island views and waterfront location. You might want to spend some time strolling hand in hand through the natural surroundings with a visit to KK Esplanade, Signal Hill Observatory Platform, or Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre.

If you and your sweetheart are looking forward to a relaxing time away or you'd like to be pampered with luxurious amenities and fine dining, you can choose from 18 hotels and other accommodations in Kota Kinabalu for the ideal romantic vacation.

Travelers love these accommodations for their romantic atmosphere:

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa: This 5-star resort offers couples' treatment rooms, a private beach, and a beachfront restaurant. Our guests appreciate its comfortable beds and pool.

Grandis Hotel: 4-star hotel featuring a poolside bar, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Customers give good reviews for its spacious rooms and walkable location.

The Pacific Sutera Hotel: With a stay at this 5-star hotel, you'll have access to massages, a private beach, and a garden-view restaurant. Expedia travelers speak highly of its spacious rooms and breakfast.

Manukan Island Resort: This 3.5-star resort offers massages, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant.

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa: 5-star resort featuring massages, a beach bar, and 2 outdoor pools. Customers give positive reviews for its comfortable beds.

When is the Best Time to Visit Kota Kinabalu?

Weather can be an important factor for your holiday, so we've provided rainfall and temperature averages to help you pick the best travel dates:

  • Hottest months: April, May, June, and July, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: June, January, July, and February, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Driest months: February, March, April, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.16 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, July, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.43 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Kota Kinabalu

There's nothing better than seeing a new destination with your sweetheart, so consider checking out all there is to see and do in Kota Kinabalu. Couples looking for a little of everything will enjoy Kota Kinabalu for its island views, parks, and snorkeling. You might consider a visit to Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, or 1 Borneo Hypermall.

Travelers also enjoy Kota Kinabalu for its:
  • Boating
  • Marina

Getting Around Kota Kinabalu

To get to Kota Kinabalu, book a flight to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is the closest major airport, located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. 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.

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