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Top 10 Hotels in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM668 per night from 23 Feb to 24 Feb
RM668
per night
23 Feb - 24 Feb
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,026 reviews)
"Very comfortable."

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2023

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah, 89208
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM552 per night from 17 Feb to 18 Feb
RM552
per night
17 Feb - 18 Feb
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,008 reviews)
"STAFF were friendly and helpful. Very excellent effort!"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2023

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
The Magellan Sutera Resort
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM589 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
RM589
per night
29 Jan - 30 Jan
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,016 reviews)
"Nice sea view."

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2022

The Magellan Sutera Resort

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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88991
Fully refundable
The price is RM310 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
RM310
per night
29 Jan - 30 Jan
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,005 reviews)
"The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel looks old on the outside but the room and restaurants were amazing. The room interior was super nice and my room overlooks the sea. It was an amazing experience. Would definitely recommend this hotel and return to stay in my next trip to KK. Cafes ..."

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2022

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
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The price is RM323 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
RM323
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
4.5/5 Wonderful! (763 reviews)
City Center
"Pleasant stay at Hilton Kota Kinabalu. We used it for a short stay within the city, close to the airport before we were off our resort. Really convenient from all the markets especially to Gaya street where you can enjoy the weekend activities and mingling with the locals. The hotel is very well ..."

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2022

Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
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The price is RM368 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb
RM368
per night
25 Feb - 26 Feb
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,013 reviews)
"Good hotel,but a little noisy from trafic"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2022

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM399 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
RM399
per night
28 Jan - 29 Jan
4.2/5 Very Good! (457 reviews)
Stay at Marriott
"Stay was pleasant . Clean room. Food choice can be improve with more international choices than current. My room was facing the main road so can be very noisy at night when motorists blast their engines. Otherwise am happy with stay."

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2022

Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel
The Pacific Sutera Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
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The price is RM473 per night from 24 Feb to 25 Feb
RM473
per night
24 Feb - 25 Feb
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,007 reviews)
"Very nice place conveniently located in KK."

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2023

The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Gaya Island Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Pulau Gaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88000
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The price is RM898 per night from 20 Feb to 21 Feb
RM898
per night
20 Feb - 21 Feb
4.4/5 Excellent! (425 reviews)
"Villa was nice and spacious. Service was excellent. Food needs to improve"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2022

Gaya Island Resort
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88993
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The price is RM644 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
RM644
per night
30 Jan - 31 Jan
3.8/5 Good! (748 reviews)
"A bit dissapointed with the clenaliness of the bathroom.overall okey."

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2021

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
The LUMA Hotel - A Member of Design Hotels
3.5 out of 5
Lot 2-5, Block A, Sutera Avenue,, Jalan Sembulan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
The price is RM211 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
RM211
per night
29 Jan - 30 Jan
4.7/5 Exceptional! (20 reviews)
"A boutique hotel locates at KK , location is convenient and facilities are clean and neat."

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2023

The LUMA Hotel - A Member of Design Hotels
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300
The price is RM610 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
RM610
per night
3 Feb - 4 Feb
4.3/5 Excellent! (142 reviews)
"An amazing stay at a lovely resort in the rainforest, yet not too far away from KK. The staff are terrific and go out of their way to make you feel welcome at the resort. Thankfully we arrived the week after bad weather, so there was cleanup/fixing in progress, which is understandable. After seeing ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2023

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
NO. 18 JALAN HAJI SAMAN, Kota Kinabalu, 88000
Fully refundable
The price is RM366 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
RM366
per night
30 Jan - 31 Jan
4.5/5 Wonderful! (12 reviews)
"Very nice new hotel in comfort and relax style. Convenient to everything even not in the exactly center of the city. Staff is nice and helpful."

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2023

Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu
Grandis Hotel
4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM365 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
RM365
per night
13 Feb - 14 Feb
4.3/5 Excellent! (846 reviews)
"Good hotel with good value especially with free breakfast and dinner. Furniture were bit old but comfortable. Spacious family room."

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2022

Grandis Hotel
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM196 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
RM196
per night
7 Feb - 8 Feb
3.9/5 Good! (592 reviews)
"Location is excellent, near big shopping mall and lots of eateries."

Reviewed on 19 Dec 2022

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300
4.1/5 Very Good! (403 reviews)
My staying experience
"The room is excellent, the platform from ocean view direct to snorkeling is really awesome. The room provide a Bluetooth speaker is so considerate. The food is very delicious but not much variety. The Resort Manager, Karl is very friendly and his briefing is important for guests. But the water got ..."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2022

Gayana Marine Resort
Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
No. 1 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundable
The price is RM180 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
RM180
per night
1 Feb - 2 Feb
4.4/5 Wonderful! (31 reviews)
"Wifi works great , wonderful breakfast, spacious and comfy room, amazing shower pressure, friendly and helpful staff"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2023

Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Borneo Beach Villas
4 out of 5
Pool Villa 161, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88993
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM280 per night from 16 Feb to 17 Feb
RM280
per night
16 Feb - 17 Feb
4/5 Very Good! (322 reviews)
"The beach and view"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2022

Borneo Beach Villas
Hotel 7 Suria
3 out of 5
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM172 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
RM172
per night
1 Feb - 2 Feb
4.3/5 Excellent! (62 reviews)
"The room and the toilet is so clean, it makes me comfortable to use it. The staff is also kind and helpful. Big parking lot and free. The only things we dont like is that we easily can hear noises from room next to us and outside of the room. At first it was very confusing to use the lift direct ..."

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2022

Hotel 7 Suria
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
4 out of 5
No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM257 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
RM257
per night
30 Jan - 31 Jan
3.9/5 Very Good! (478 reviews)
"Lol. Promenade Hotel never disappoint. I have stayed there numerous times."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2023

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
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Number of reviews 11376
Accommodation 238 hotels
Lowest Price RM172
Highest Price RM898

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Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?

Travellers love the Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighbourhood for its beautiful island views, top seafood restaurants and major shopping area. Are you looking for Downtown Kota Kinabalu travel tips? Make sure that you visit Anjung Samudera and Centre Point while you're in the neighbourhood.

Where is the best hotel for a stay in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?

Based on Expedia customer reviews, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu is the highest ranked property in Downtown Kota Kinabalu. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 4 restaurants. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre, an IHG Hotel and Hotel Eden54.

How many hotels will I be able to find in Downtown Kota Kinabalu?

Expedia has 238 hotels and other accommodation options in Downtown Kota Kinabalu to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Kota Kinabalu area.

If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, will I receive a refund?

Yes, you'll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation's cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on "Search", then you can use the "fully refundable" filter to get top deals in Downtown Kota Kinabalu.

What is there to do around this Kota Kinabalu neighbourhood?

Planning to do some shopping while in Downtown Kota Kinabalu? Consider Anjung Samudera, Centre Point and Kompleks Asia City. You could also plan a visit to Imago Shopping Mall or Kota Kinabalu Waterfront while you're in the neighbourhood. A few places to visit in the area around Downtown Kota Kinabalu include Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Warisan Square and Local Fruits Market. While you're out sightseeing, Handicraft Market and Plaza Wawasan are a couple of additional sights to visit in Kota Kinabalu.

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