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Oceanfront resort with stunning marina views and top-notch amenities. Conveniently located near airport, city, and popular islands. Boasts a family-friendly environment, bowling alley, pool, cinema, and delectable dining options.
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Resort with stunning sea and sunset views, spacious rooms, water activities, and a marina. Kids-friendly with water park and pools. On-site dining options with diverse international cuisine.
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Hotel offers professional staff, clean rooms, club bar, and executive lounge. Noted for prompt customer service. Suites are spacious with amenities. Features rooftop pool, fitness center, and restaurant.
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Centrally located hotel near the waterfront and Filipino market, with access to fresh seafood eateries. Features a club lounge offering sea views and a variety of dining options.
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Spacious, comfortable rooms with good amenities. Convenient location near seafood restaurants, markets, and attractions. Diverse menu with local delicacies and fresh seafood. Serene sea views.
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Welcoming boutique hotel with modern, unique design. Clean, comfortable rooms at reasonable prices. Convenient location for city access and airport, with transportation services available.
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#7 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Centrally located hotel with direct access to Suria Sabah Mall. Features rooftop bar, pool, gym, and sunset views. Close to Jesselton Point and Todak Waterfront. Paid parking available.
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Centrally located hotel with spacious rooms, near seafront and markets. Features friendly staff and close proximity to various dining and shopping options. Ideal for both business and family stays.
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Centrally located hotel offering a diverse breakfast menu and high-end service at an affordable price. Features clean, spacious rooms and a friendly staff. Near waterfront, shopping, and eateries.
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Affordable hotel with clean, comfortable rooms and basic amenities. Conveniently located near a shopping mall. Helpful, friendly staff and good service.
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#12 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Spacious hotel with modern amenities, stunning sea and mountain views. Features include a rooftop bar, infinity pool, and a well-praised buffet restaurant.
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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on 23 May 2023
Beautiful sea and garden view from our balcony. good pools and beach, clean but some maintenance required
"Staff were helpful and courteous and room clean and well stocked with water tea and coffee."
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#14 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Peaceful resort in a remote location with private beach, sea-facing rooms, and pools. Offers traditional games, batik painting, gym, and a sunset bar. Restaurant praised for good food.
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Artistic boutique hotel near city center and mall. Offers great facilities, including 24-hour store, onsite dining, and unique design. Ideal for both business and leisure travelers.
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#16 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Convenient beachfront location with proximity to local dining. Features spacious rooms with ocean views, a relaxing pool, substantial breakfast buffet, and helpful staff. Ideal for a comfortable stay.
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#17 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Affordable hotel with newly renovated, spacious rooms and courteous staff. Offers variety of food options and special holiday buffets. Features a spa, function rooms, and a beautiful lobby.
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Resort with convenient location, clean rooms, many with sea views. Offers multiple pools, kids club, gym and spa. Diverse dining options available on-site.
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Beachfront villas with private pools, tranquil sea views, and sunset vistas. Spacious rooms, well-equipped amenities, and private parking. Ideal for relaxing family getaways.
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#21 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Centrally located hotel near waterfront, markets, dining, and shopping. Features spacious, soundproof rooms, helpful staff, breakfast buffet, pool, and gym.
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Paradise06978684847
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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on 24 Sept 2023
clean room, great staff, rude front office manager 😞
"great room."
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#22 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
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#24 Best Value of 751 places to stay in Kota Kinabalu
Prime location near markets, dining, and shopping malls. Offers rooftop pool with sea views and poolside bar. Easy access to attractions and water sports.
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Kota Kinabalu Accommodations Information

Accommodations in Kota Kinabalu

750

Accommodations Prices From

$20

Accommodations Reviews

42,635

Accommodations Photos

41,965

Travel high season

Jun - Aug

Travel low season

Sep - Nov

High season avg price

$111

Low season avg price

$66
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Season
Avg. price/night
Avg. temperature
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Dec - Feb
Avg. price/night
$93
$13$408
Avg. temperature
-
Avg. precipitation
210mm
82 mm355 mm
Mar - May
Avg. price/night
$125
$13$408
Avg. temperature
-
Avg. precipitation
140mm
DRIEST
82 mm355 mm
Jun - Aug
Avg. price/night
$130
HIGHEST
$13$408
Avg. temperature
-
Avg. precipitation
288mm
82 mm355 mm
Sep - Nov
Avg. price/night
$82
LOWEST
$13$408
Avg. temperature
-
Avg. precipitation
309mm
WETTEST
82 mm355 mm
Price trend information excludes taxes and fees and is based on base rates for a nightly stay for 2 adults found in the last 7 days on our site and averaged for commonly viewed hotels in Kota Kinabalu. Select dates and complete search for nightly totals inclusive of taxes and fees.

Hotels near the sights

  • Sapi Island
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  • Imago Shopping Mall
    Luxuriate in the fresh essence of whole new shopping experience. Imago Shopping Mall is certainly the place to actualize your most intrinsic desires. Whether it's indulging in your tastes, lavishing yourself with pleasures or accentuating your individuality, Imago Shopping Mall delivers it all with an eloquence only few can match. With a range of international brand names offering an assortment of merchandise from the most unique and opulent; to the most frequently sought after, it certainly is a comforting enclave with something that entices the regular, and even the most discerning of tastes. And that signature of distinction is also apparent in the selection of delectable and exquisite dining, fun-filled activities for the children, and pampering indulgences. At Imago Shopping Mall, it’s about coming to a place that understands your most individual desires, whatever they are, whenever.
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  • Night Market
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kota Kinabalu hotels

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, and The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Sutera Harbour Resort are some of the most popular hotels for travellers looking to stay near Sapi Island. See the full list: Hotels near Sapi Island.

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Sutera Harbour Resort, and Horizon Hotel are all popular resorts for travellers staying in Kota Kinabalu. See the full list: Kota Kinabalu Resorts.

Popular hotels close to Manukan Island include Stanton Hotel, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, and Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre. See the full list: Hotels near Manukan Island.

Popular luxury hotels in Kota Kinabalu include Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Hilton Kota Kinabalu, and Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu. See the full list: Kota Kinabalu Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Kota Kinabalu Airport include Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, C'haya Hotel, and Megah D'Aru Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Kota Kinabalu Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Adventures in Borneo with Downbelow Marine & Wildlife are The LUMA Hotel A Member of Design Hotels, Zara's Boutique Hotel, and KK Times Square Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Adventures in Borneo with Downbelow Marine & Wildlife.

Popular cheap hotels in Kota Kinabalu include Tune Hotel 1Borneo, Kota Kinabalu, Hotel Sixty3, and Hotel Eden54. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Kota Kinabalu.

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, and The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Sutera Harbour Resort have a spa and received excellent reviews from travellers in Kota Kinabalu. See the full list: Spa Resorts Kota Kinabalu.

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Hilton Kota Kinabalu, and Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu all received great reviews from families travelling in Kota Kinabalu. See the full list: Family Hotels Kota Kinabalu.

Popular hotels by the beach in Kota Kinabalu include Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Sutera Harbour Resort, and Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai. See the full list: Kota Kinabalu Beach Hotels.

Stanton Hotel, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, and The Pacific Sutera Hotel - Sutera Harbour Resort received great reviews from travellers looking for a romantic hotel in Kota Kinabalu. See the full list: Romantic Hotels Kota Kinabalu.

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