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Top 10 Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Promenade Service Apartments
2 out of 5
3-G-17, Lorong Api-Api 2, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellation
The price is RM90 per night
0.37 km from city centre
3.1/5 (417 reviews)

"Nice room, so clean, they provide all needed facilities for me. Sortly, i'm satisfied with their service..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Promenade Service Apartments
CJ Residence
2.5 out of 5
#4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM68 per night
0.05 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Soooo comfortable , the host are very friendly ! ❤️ Highly recommend , the location issss perfect 👌🏻💯"…"

Reviewed on 20 May 2020

CJ Residence
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellation
The price is RM350 per night
0.7 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,264 reviews)

"This hotel have beautiful ocean view,is close to shopping center and eateries...Staff are friendly and helpful..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
4.5 out of 5
Off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM491 per night
15.5 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (748 reviews)

"The room was not ready when we arrived at hotel, towels were not allocated in the room, room service took a long time every time."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM562 per night
4.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,747 reviews)

"Great location for the beach and sunset, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great amenities. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
3.5 out of 5
PV 139, Pecinct Dillenia, Nexus Residence, Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM200 per night
17.12 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"It is good and I enjoyed the sunset"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2020

Sabah Beach Villas & Suites
Hotel 7 Suria
Suria, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM79 per night
1 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Well-located on top of the Suria Mall. This is a brand new hotel. It very was clean and modern and the staff were very nice."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Hotel 7 Suria
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM608 per night
21.08 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,151 reviews)

"Beautiful, spacious and wonderful facilities, restaurants and food. I think this has now become my favourite ever hotel and we will return, hopefully soon. Fantastic hospitality, and my wife shed a tear when the staff sang to us as they bid us farewell."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
4 out of 5
41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM162 per night
1.24 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (556 reviews)

"It's located at the central region of the city and walking distance to most tourists places. Hotel is clean and the staffs are all kind and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
3 out of 5
No 1 Jalan Taipan 28 Inanam, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM138 per night
7.49 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (47 reviews)

"nice and good"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam Hotel
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Visiting Kota Kinabalu

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Kota Kinabalu, and visitors give high marks for the bustling marina and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its parks. Top sights in the city include Sabah State Mosque, Likas Stadium and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

  • There are 398 hotels and other accommodation options in Kota Kinabalu
  • The closest major airport is in Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city centre

Getting around Kota Kinabalu

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Kota Kinabalu is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Tanjung Aru Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the local marina.

Dressing for Kota Kinabalu

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 31°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 24°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 24°C as the night-time average
  • Kota Kinabalu gets about 93 millimetres of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 31°C, while June and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 24°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kota Kinabalu?
SKYPOD Hostel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel and Sutera Sanctuary Lodges at Kinabalu Park.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kota Kinabalu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Kota Kinabalu.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kota Kinabalu?
Based on reviews, Grandis Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Le Hotel Kota Kinabalu and KK Waterfront Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for families in Kota Kinabalu?
Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a free children’s club. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Mile 36 Lodge and Ming Garden Hotel and Residences. Also, attractions such as Anjung Samudera and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Kota Kinabalu?
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features a full-service spa and a private beach. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu and The Magellan Sutera Resort.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Kota Kinabalu?
Balada Hostel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers a rooftop terrace and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Kota Kinabalu?
SKYPOD Hostel is a top 5-star beachfront resort with 2 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Other good options to stay near the beach include Gaya Island Resort and Raintree Beach & Golf Resort. Head to Dalit Beach or Pantai Pulau Mamutik for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Kota Kinabalu?
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a 4.5-star resort with a private beach and 5 restaurants, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Gayana Marine Resort and The Pacific Sutera Hotel are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique hotel in Kota Kinabalu?
Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa is a favourite 5-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a private beach and 2 restaurants. Gaya Island Resort and Gayana Marine Resort are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Kota Kinabalu?
Borneo Golf Resort is a top 3-star resort that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Brahminy Kite Holiday Home and Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai. You can tee off at Borneo Golf and Country Club during your trip.
What is the best spa hotel in Kota Kinabalu?
Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai is a top beachfront spa hotel featuring 3 pools, 5 restaurants, a golf course and a beach bar. Enjoy aromatherapy, couples treatments or massage at Borneo Spa. Other popular spa hotels in Kota Kinabalu include Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa and Hyatt Regency Kinabalu.
What's the most popular hotel in Kota Kinabalu with a water park on site or close by?
Shangri La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is a popular 5-star resort featuring an airport shuttle and a marina

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