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Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
NT$4,556
per night
Nov 13 - Nov 14
4.4/5Excellent! (1,592 reviews)

"Shangri-la. Wonderful as usual, will be back soon ❤️"…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/6

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
NT$2,749
per night
Nov 6 - Nov 7
4.1/5Very Good! (1,097 reviews)

"Prfet position, amazing staff..didnt enjoy long ques waiting for seats for breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/26

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
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$4,211
per night
Nov 12 - Nov 13
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,010 reviews)

"It's the little things that make it so special, the cold hand towels passed around, the amazing and friendly staff, we also loved the rooms, food, and so many beautiful sitting areas."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/19

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$1,555
per night
Nov 5 - Nov 6
4/5Very Good! (436 reviews)

"The location close to Jaselton pier. Had nice view of KK and staff are friendly."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/25

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre

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The Klagan Hotel
3 out of 5
Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Warisan Square Jalan Tun Fuad Step, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free Cancellation
NT$1,281
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31
4.1/5Very Good! (859 reviews)

"The Deluxe Room offers a pleasant surprise - the bathroom was very spacious not like any other hotels. The room was clean and neat. Everything was new and I love the red chair which was near the glass window. It feels cosy and relax to sit on it. It helps that the room facing the sea. But I was quite ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/10

The Klagan Hotel
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$3,071
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (493 reviews)

"I was asked to wait an hour and a half for check in - though the room was empty - following policy rather than going the extra mile to make us feel welcome. Was told wifi would be an extra RM15 per day, but was actually upgraded to an executive room and the wifi charge would be waved - great, what ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/13

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$3,158
per night
Nov 21 - Nov 22
4.2/5Excellent! (236 reviews)

"Nice pool area, spacious rooms and an overall great experience."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/7

Kota Kinabalu Marriott 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$2,906
per night
Nov 21 - Nov 22
4.3/5Excellent! (1,114 reviews)

"Service is excellent. Went above and beyond to meet my demands."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/5

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$2,120
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31
3.9/5Good! (389 reviews)

"Overall ok"…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/20

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 163, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NT$1,780
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25
4/5Very Good! (238 reviews)

"The beach Is amazing"…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/4

Borneo Beach Villas
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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

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