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Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,975 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
4.32 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,102 reviews)

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Shangri-la Tanjung Aru. We requested for a quiet room and this was provided to us. Kevin, a staff at the Horizon Lounge was very hospitable and helpful throughout our stay there. The hotel rooms are updated with latest amenities ie. Bluetooth speakers, smart TVs ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/1

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,123 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
21.08 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"The quietness and calmness of the hotel is still as inviting as it has been. However, could see that the hotel is quite dated in terms of facilities and the room itself. A refurbishment would definitely uplift the experience for guests. Kudos to the hotel for providing complimentary masks and hand ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/31

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$544 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24
0.05 km from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Everything was okay. Good stay here for two night 😊"…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/8

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Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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0.63 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (440 reviews)

"convince location, clean and good for business traveler"…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/22

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$2,120 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
0.7 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (999 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
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,060 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
1.24 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (557 reviews)

"It's located at the central region of the city and walking distance to most tourists places. Hotel is clean and the staffs are all kind and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/12

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 163, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$1,979 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
17.1 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (304 reviews)

"Nice location, next to the beach with water sport equipment for rent"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/24

Borneo Beach Villas
Hotel 7 Suria
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$513 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
1 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
Recommended

"Really clean,new,convenient location"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/11

Hotel 7 Suria
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,837 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
0.21 km from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The location is excellent. It is close walking distance to night market, wet market where we get inexpensive seafood, mosque plus shopping malls and restaurants. It is good that the hotel has freezer to store our freshly bought seafood. Unfortunately it was not good. Our fresh seafood was not frozen ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/18

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
No 1 Jalan Taipan 28 Inanam, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$975 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
7.49 km from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (47 reviews)

"nice and good"…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/26

Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$925 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
1.23 km from city center
3.7/5Good! (727 reviews)

"Nice hotel,love the hotel, great service, clean room.."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/19

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
3 out of 5
N0.1,Jalan Singgah Mata1,Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$777 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
0.41 km from city center
3.7/5Good! (698 reviews)

"The hotel is clean and bed is comfy. There are many amenities nearby like seafood restaurants, eateries, pharmacies, shopping malls. Will definitely come back again!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/7

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
3.5 out of 5
Block B, 3rd Floor, Lorong Riverson, Off Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,272 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
1.48 km from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (104 reviews)
Just to kill d time

"Amazing there is a microwave oven to warm cool food..n soft pillow n comfort bed."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/29

The Klagan Riverson Hotel & Residence
Hotel Eden54
2.5 out of 5
54, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$595 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
1.06 km from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (309 reviews)

"Reception on 1st floor. Staff very helpful .Good location close to Jesselton Pier. Wifi ok. Good lounge commun area which included kitchenette and fridge.Clean. They arebuilding a new consffuctio n at the back so noisy from 7.00am on wdek days."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/5

Hotel Eden54
Aeropod Sovo by Tweetbox
3 out of 5
Aeropod, Jalan Sabah Rail, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
The price is NT$636 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
3.8 km from city center
3.9/5Good! (8 reviews)
Trap

"Not a nice experience to only found out that there is a cleaning fee compulsory to be paid separately after checked in. It felt like a trap. The fee should be clearly indicated or included in the final price when making payment."…"

Reviewed on 2019/6/16

Aeropod Sovo by Tweetbox
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Visiting Kota Kinabalu

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Kota Kinabalu, and visitors give high marks for the bustling marina and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its parks. Top sights in the city include Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

  • There are 398 hotels and other accommodations in Kota Kinabalu
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Kota Kinabalu

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the parks and these places to visit: KK Esplanade, Signal Hill Observatory Platform, and Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to 1 Borneo Hypermall, Centre Point, and Local Fruits Market. Boating is one of the top activities, while Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, Sutera Harbour, and Borneo Golf and Country Club are favorite sights to visit.

In Kota Kinabalu, there are 398 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Borneo Coastal Residence - IMAGO Mall - Guests who stay at this 3-star apartment in Downtown Kota Kinabalu can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.
  • Hilton Kota Kinabalu - Our customers like the dining options and pool at this hotel. This 4.5-star hotel in Downtown Kota Kinabalu features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center.
  • Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa - This 5-star resort features 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and a golf course. Expedia customers like its quiet location and comfortable rooms.

Other favorite sights in Kota Kinabalu include Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium, and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.

Getting Around Kota Kinabalu

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Kota Kinabalu is a breeze. 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.

Dressing for Kota Kinabalu

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 87°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 76°F
  • From April to June, the average is 89°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 87°F as the daytime average and 76°F as the nighttime average
  • Kota Kinabalu gets about 3.66 inches of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 89°F, while June and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 76°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kota Kinabalu?
Signel Hostel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Centre Point, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on reviews include Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa and Hotel Gaia 95.
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 hotel’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. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available 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, KK Waterfront Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include OYO 89847 Switz Paradise Hotel and Hotel Five 2.
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?
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a private beach. Other good options for your family trip include Borneo Vista Suites Hotel and The Pacific Sutera Hotel. Attractions like Anjung Samudera and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Kota Kinabalu?
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a favorite 4.5-star resort for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Gayana Marine Resort and Celyn Resort 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.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Desa Cattle Dairy Farm?
Rocky Mountain Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Desa Cattle Dairy Farm. Other good choices within a short distance include Spring Garden and Kupi-Kupi & Stay.
What about the best place to stay close to Mount Kinabalu National Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Spring Garden, located 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Mount Kinabalu National Park, and this 3-star hotel offers free parking and private balconies. Rocky Mountain Lodge and Wind Valley Farmstay are other good choices within a few miles.
What are some hotels with pools in Kota Kinabalu?
The Pacific Sutera Hotel is a popular 5-star resort featuring 3 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and a private beach. Other choices that feature an onsite pool include Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa and Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa.

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