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Overview of The Jesselton Hotel

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Guest reviews

4.1 / 5Very Good
419 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationGaya Street Sunday Market2 min walk
Popular LocationWisma Merdeka2 min walk
Popular LocationSuria Sabah Shopping Mall4 min walk
AirportKota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)16 min drive

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  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 23 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Junior Suite Room

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Boutique Queen

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Boutique King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Boutique Extra

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Kota Kinabalu

In the city centre, The Jesselton Hotel is in Kota Kinabalu's Downtown Kota Kinabalu neighbourhood, a walkable area with great shopping. Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal and Sutera Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Gaya Street Sunday Market and Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. Anjung Samudera and Sedco Square are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Gaya Street Sunday Market - 2 min walk
  • Wisma Merdeka - 2 min walk
  • Suria Sabah Shopping Mall - 4 min walk
  • Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • KK Plaza - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Tanjung Aru Station - 9 min drive
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) - 16 min drive

About this property

The Jesselton Hotel

3.5-star Kota Kinabalu hotel in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, walk to Gaya Street Sunday Market
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a meeting room. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 32 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and bathrobes, along with conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access and room service (during limited hours) are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
The Jesselton Hotel offers 32 forms of accommodation with free minibar items and a safe. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 25 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Fridge

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Malay

Business services

1 meeting room

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bathroom (partially open)
Hairdryer
Shower

Entertainment

Flat-screen TV
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free minibar
Fridge

More

Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 6:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Pets

No pets or service animals 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

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: MYR 25 per person (approximately)

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.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Guest reviews

4.1
Very Good
5 - Excellent
147
4 - Good
191
3 - Okay
65
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
3
4.0
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very comfortable room. Staff pleasant and helpful. Pity that hotel renovations were proceeding making it somewhat noisy during the day.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Comfortable stay.

The Jesselton Hotel is right in middle of town and there are many eating places nearby. It is one of the few English built buildings left standing. It has been modernized to make it a comfortable Hotel. The Restaurant was closed for r enervation while I was there. Over all I had no complaints about this Hotel. had four nights there.

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Staff provided great customer service with a smile .

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019