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Top Kota Kinabalu Romantic Hotels

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
Great for couples
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah, 89208
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM608 per night from 19 Dec to 20 Dec
RM608
per night
19 Dec - 20 Dec
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

Couples like: on-site spa services, couples spa treatments, beachfront dining, on the beach

Travellers say...
"Enjoy our stay with the staff being so warm and friendly."

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2022

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Great for couples
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM708 per night from 26 Dec to 27 Dec
RM708
per night
26 Dec - 27 Dec
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)

Couples like: full-service spa, restaurant with ocean view, hot tub, on the beach

Travellers say...
"Staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Loved the range of amenities - although the spa was sold out the entire time we were there which was unfortunate. The sunset bar was my absolute favourite place to be!"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2022

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Grandis Hotel
4 out of 5
Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, 1A Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
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The price is RM342 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
RM342
per night
8 Dec - 9 Dec
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

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Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Great for couples
5 out of 5
Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300
The price is RM625 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
RM625
per night
28 Nov - 29 Nov
4.3/5 Excellent! (139 reviews)

Couples like: full-service spa, couples spa treatments, beachfront dining, hot tub

Travellers say...
"We stayed 2 nights 3 days and the whole experience was fantastic!! Beautiful beach, incredible location and superb staff. Highly recommend!!"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Great for couples
3.5 out of 5
Manukan Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Manukan Island, Sabah
The price is RM765 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
RM765
per night
29 Nov - 30 Nov
4.3/5 Excellent! (68 reviews)

Couples like: bar, on the beach

It's not worth the money. Stay clear of this one.
"The shuttle boat leaves at 12:30, and checkin is at 14:00? I can only guess it's a cash grab to force people to get lunch at the hotel's restaurant. Checkin was chaotic. We had to wait for an hour for our room to be ready. Hotel staff put us in an un-airconditioned room to sweat in the heat along ..."

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2022

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Manukan Island
Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
3 out of 5
Kinabalu National Park, Mt. Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah, 89300
The price is RM114 per night from 21 Dec to 22 Dec
RM114
per night
21 Dec - 22 Dec
4.1/5 Very Good! (85 reviews)
excellent service and stay.
"Great stay. Great people. The bathroom needs to be upgraded. Otherwise, very nice. great breakfast."

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2022

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park
Gayana Marine Resort
Great for couples
5 out of 5
Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Gaya Island, Sabah, 88300
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM566 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
RM566
per night
27 Nov - 28 Nov
4.1/5 Very Good! (403 reviews)

Couples like: full-service spa, couples spa treatments, restaurant with ocean view, hot tub

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
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Great for couples
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88993
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM440 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
RM440
per night
29 Nov - 30 Nov
3.8/5 Good! (748 reviews)

Couples like: beachfront dining, on the beach

Travellers say...
"A bit dissapointed with the clenaliness of the bathroom.overall okey."

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2021

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Great for couples
4 out of 5
Lorong Ming Garden, Jalan Coastal, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000
3.7/5 Good! (732 reviews)

Couples like: full-service spa, couples spa treatments, poolside dining

Travellers say...
"Sheets/ towel were a little stained, toilet bowl seat needs to be changed. Other than that I think it was value for money if you’re just there to sleep"

Reviewed on 8 May 2022

Ming Garden Hotel and Residences
Celyn Resort Kinabalu
3 out of 5
Kampung Samuruh, Jalan Samuruh Kinoundusan, Ranau, Sabah, 89309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM225 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
RM225
per night
30 Nov - 1 Dec
3.5/5 Good! (51 reviews)
"The view is superb. Very direct magnificent view of Mount Kinabalu. But the aceess into the resort (2km) is not proper tar road. The room is basic with all the necessary amenities and clean. Comfortable stay. The staff is friendly & helpful. They are very oblige to all your needs /request. Thank ..."

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2022

Celyn Resort Kinabalu
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Kota Kinabalu Romantic Hotels information

 

Romantic Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

17

Highest price RM765
Cheapest price RM114
Number of guest reviews 5073
Total number of hotels in Kota Kinabalu 534

 

Frequently asked questions

Searching for romantic hotels in Kota Kinabalu?

Are you in need of a romantic escape? Our guests also love Kota Kinabalu for its major shopping area, snorkelling and beautiful island views. You might consider checking out some of the nearby sights and attractions such as Centre Point, Anjung Samudera or Kompleks Asia City. If you're interested in staying near a particular destination, you can sort properties by neighbourhood or distance to top sights, so you and your partner will get to see everything on your list.

What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Kota Kinabalu?

Hotel DeLeeton is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk.

How many romantic hotels are there in Kota Kinabalu?

Expedia has 7 romantic Kota Kinabalu hotels for you both to enjoy.

When is the best time of year for a romantic getaway to Kota Kinabalu?

If you're looking forward to lots of outings with your partner, take a look at these details about year-round temperatures in Kota Kinabalu: The hottest months are usually April and May, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Kota Kinabalu are October, June, September and November, with each month seeing an average of 323 mm of rainfall.

What is there to do in Kota Kinabalu?

There's nothing better than experiencing a new place with your sweetheart, so consider taking time to discover all that Kota Kinabalu has to offer. Couples looking for a little of everything will enjoy Kota Kinabalu for its island views, parks and shopping. You might think about stopping by Centre Point, Anjung Samudera or Kompleks Asia City while you're seeing the sights.

What’s the best way to get to Kota Kinabalu and around town during my romantic getaway?

This information about transportation options in Kota Kinabalu might help your romantic trip go off without a hitch: To get to Kota Kinabalu, you can fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), which is the closest major airport, located 4 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre. If you want to venture outside the area, hop on a train at Tanjung Aru Station. You can explore options for water transport at the local marina.

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