Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront

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Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront

Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront
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nik m
Swansea County, UK59 contributions
Spoilt by smell
Mar 2020
First night in KK decided to have food and a drink at the waterfront. Had a walk around to get a feel and was pestered at every establishment to come in. At the northern end, the smell of raw sewage was overpowering and we had to make a quick exit (market end). Sat at the waters edge which sounds good but wasn't. The sea is full of trash, mainly plastic and this is testament to how Borneo deals with rubbish, they throw it either in the sea or on the floor. Dirtiest city I have ever been to
Written 17 March 2020
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badmintontim
Hastings, UK4,512 contributions
Very Busy Area
Jan 2020 • Friends
This seemed to be a very busy area when we were there going past in our tour taxi with the locals celebrating the lunar new year.
Written 8 February 2020
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Professor_Y
London, UK73 contributions
Worth a visit
Jan 2020 • Couples
Stayed in kota Kinabalu (KK) in Saba. And drove to the tip of Borneo.
Saba, and KK, has mostly communities of Chinese and Malay.
If you drive out, towards tip of Borneo, you will see a lot of rural villages through out Borneo.
Some are rural and really poor.
There are communities of Muslim, and Catholics in rural parts living side by side.
KK has mostly Chinese and Korean tourists.
The largest mall was average, doesn’t have the huge brands that KL has.
It’s not like Kuala Lumpar.
Two days was enough here.

Written 4 January 2020
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Pissed off
Manila, Philippines3 contributions
Kk rip off
Dec 2019 • Solo
Head to waterfront and pay 7 us for a beer what a total rip off go to philippines pay 1.50 us for same bottle???? Also u want go to 1 beach cost u 60 ringit incl grab entr etc w
Another rip off shouldnt going to a beach be free lol u want fresh seafood 100 ringgit to 150 wtf another total ripoff let the stupid koreans pay lololo
Written 30 December 2019
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Minecrafter2014
Singapore209 contributions
Excellent South China Sea view
Dec 2019 • Family
A must visit place in Kota Kinabalu. For tourists staying near central point K.K. it’s walking distance. Nearby got Filipino market, lot of famous seafood restaurants, Shopping Malls like Suria Sabah.....

Have a visit and enjoy your dinner time.

Most of the places here need to pay by cash.
Written 5 December 2019
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RodP
Manila, Philippines13 contributions
Nice Place to Chill After a Tiring Tour
Nov 2018 • Solo
Was here a couple of times during my visit. It's an esplanade walk at Kota Kinabalu that faces open sea with strip of nightlife establishments/bars. It's also walking distance from many accomodations and hotel. The alcoholic beverages though are much more expensive here (I think because of the Sin Tax). This is a nice place to chill after an entire day of a tiring tour.
Written 9 October 2019
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Pete B
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam306 contributions
Good Views, Slow service
Sep 2019
We were not overly impressed with the Waterfront. Plenty of bars with many staff trying to get you to visit their establishments. However once seated service was extremely slow.
We found the prices to be on the high side and it was not the cleanest of places.
Written 8 September 2019
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KTShim
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia121 contributions
free sunset view
Aug 2019
tourists flock this area from 530pm onwards for the magnificent sunset view. u can see planes flying above u as they take off and approach the international airport. plenty of food and drinks strating 4pm until late night
Written 20 August 2019
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Misfer Aldawsari
Dammam, Saudi Arabia36 contributions
Place to relax
Jul 2019 • Solo
KK waterfront is a place where tourists can relax and have their dinner after long day trips around KK.
Written 20 July 2019
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Big Asian Choice
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia230 contributions
KK Is Well-Known for Viewing Sunset
Jul 2019 • Solo
On a clear afternoon, KK Waterfront boasted turquoise seawater with green islands backdrop. KK Waterfront was just within walking distance from my accommodation and on the last day of my stay in KK, having no other plan in the evening, I walked there for viewing sunset, not knowing what to expect. It turned out to be another spectacular sunset alongside those I'd seen in Tanjung Aru Beach south of KK and Sabandar Beach further north in Tuaran. The sun set earlier behind Gaya Island and the colour of the particular sunset was so pure, from yellow to orange and then red. I enjoyed the sunset experience here very much, which was hard to believe just within a walking distance.
Written 19 July 2019
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