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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Front of property
Studio Suite | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Daily continental breakfast (MYR 18 per person)
Check-in/check-out kiosk

Overview of Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

3.0 star property
7.4 out of 10 Good
7.4/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
N0.1,Jalan Singgah Mata1,Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGaya Street Sunday Market14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSuria Sabah Shopping Mall19 min walk
  • Popular LocationImago Shopping Mall4 min drive
  • AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)13 min drive

Room options

About this area

Kota Kinabalu

Located in Kota Kinabalu, Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is in the city centre. All Saint's Cathedral and Atkinson Clock Tower are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Kompleks Asia City and Centre Point. Don't miss out on a visit to Sedco Square.

What's nearby

  • Kompleks Asia City - 1 min walk
  • Sedco Square - 4 min walk
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market - 14 min walk
  • Suria Sabah Shopping Mall - 19 min walk
  • Imago Shopping Mall - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 5 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 13 min drive


  • Fook Yuen 富源 - 1 min walk
  • Pete's Corner - 3 min walk
  • Urban Kitchen - 2 min walk
  • Nasi Katok - 3 min walk
  • Club Bar - 1 min walk

About this property

Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu

3-star hotel located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu
Located close to Kompleks Asia City and Sedco Square, Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu provides a cafe, dry cleaning/laundry services and a business centre. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a restaurant.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • Free self-parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free property and a front desk safe
  • A 24-hour front desk, a vending machine and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say good things about the overall value, helpful staff and location
Room features
All 275 rooms feature comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to perks such as free WiFi and safes.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • LCD TVs with satellite channels
  • Daily housekeeping, desks and phones


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free secured self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10 AM: MYR 18 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: from approximately MYR 18 per person
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Cititel Hotel
Cititel Hotel Kota Kinabalu Express
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Frequently asked questions

Is Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu?

As of 2 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu on 13 Jun 2023 start from RM 229.81, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu?

Checkout is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Where is Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu located?

Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kompleks Asia City and Sedco Square. All Saint's Cathedral and Centre Point are also within 10 minutes.




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Rating 6 - Okay. 218 out of 709 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 16 out of 709 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good

Vui Hun

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

8/10 Good

bin Ibrahim

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
great location
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

6/10 Okay


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

2/10 Terrible


Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

2/10 Terrible

Verified traveller

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room so dusty until i get my asthma attack...the room no enough lamp and dark...the bathroom very coZy n old..the staff not bery friendly .i heard some of staff talking back behind me eventhough i not far from them..overall bery terrible
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021

6/10 Okay

Verified traveller

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in May 2020

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

8/10 Good


Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
value for money
very good location. aircon and shower pressure works well. breakfast is substantial and tasty.
dubious red stain on bedsheet upon check in.
view from room
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020