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Gayana Marine Resort
5 out of 5
9.8 km from Kota Kinabalu
The price is RM861 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (392 reviews)

"We loved our stay here! Great view from the room. Having a free nightly cocktail at the latitude bar was a pleasant surprise. The food was delicious. One thing to note is that there was no Wifi in our room - this was actually a blessing as we spent more time interacting or out doin other things."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

Gayana Marine Resort
Promenade Service Apartments
2 out of 5
6.2 km from Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellation
The price is RM90 per night
3.1/5 (416 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
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
5 out of 5
7.2 km from Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellation
The price is RM350 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,263 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
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
3.5 km from Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM562 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,739 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
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
28 km from Kota Kinabalu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM608 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,150 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
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Hotels with Free Airport Shuttle in Kota Kinabalu

C'haya Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3.2 km from Kota Kinabalu
The price is RM160 per night
4/5Very Good! (217 reviews)
Worth to stay

"Staffs are helpful and nice! Nice rooftop swimming pool and bar next to it."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

C'haya Hotel
Casuarina Hotel
3 out of 5
2.8 km from Kota Kinabalu
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3.2/5 (73 reviews)
Free shuttle to airport

"Newish hotel with restaurant but not much nearby apart from the beach. The restaurant offered little choice for dinner but breakfast was eggs, baked beans and toast. The shower was good but there could have been more storage space in the bathroom. There was a balcony but it was of little use. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2019

Casuarina Hotel
Eminent Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2.6 km from Kota Kinabalu
The price is RM107 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (214 reviews)

"Great value for money if looking for somewhere close to the airport. Good drop off service and clean spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Eminent Hotel
Goldenhill Hotel
2.5 out of 5
3.3 km from Kota Kinabalu
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3.4/5Good! (75 reviews)
Nice place

"Good stay"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2017

Goldenhill Hotel
Megah D'Aru Hotel
3 out of 5
3.3 km from Kota Kinabalu
The price is RM118 per night
3.4/5Good! (90 reviews)
comfortable, nice and helpfull

"that already N time I stay here to transit, very nice front table service, providing freezer to help me freeze my seafood, fetch n send to airport. will continue to support your guys."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2019

Megah D'Aru Hotel
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About Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)

Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is the busiest Malaysian airport located outside of Kuala Lumpur. This airport can be found eight kilometres southwest of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah's rapidly growing state capital. In 2014, well over six and a half million passengers walked through the two terminals of Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), which serves Sabah's entire west coast.

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Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is capable of handling up to 12 million passengers per year as well as the largest jumbo jets on Earth. Flights from this airport now travel non-stop to destinations across Malaysia and most of Asia's largest cities. Both airport terminals were significantly expanded in 2006.

At the end of 2015, Terminal 1 handled most of the airport's commercial traffic, while Terminal 2 is mainly used for general aviation and cargo flights. Terminal 1, the newer and bigger of the two terminals, is a three-floor structure with a ground floor arrival hall and second floor departure area.

Terminal 1 also contains three sets of Forex facilities, ATMs, left luggage facilities, publicly accessible wireless internet access, and a medical clinic on Level 1. The older Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), Terminal 2, primarily served low cost carriers and charter flights. The Terminal 2 entrance is located close to the Tanjung Aru beach.

Restaurants and Bars

Both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 contain a handful of places where passengers can grab quick bites to eat. Most restaurants at both Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) terminals are either coffee shops or well-known fast food franchises. Level 1 and Level 3 are where most Terminal 1 restaurants are found.

Shopping

The places to shop at Terminal 1 are situated on Level 3 in the side of the departure hall which can be accessed by the public. A shop selling bird's nests and frozen seafood stands alongside jewellery, cosmetics, chocolate, perfume, and Sabah handicrafts shops in Terminal 1. Terminal 2 includes a duty-free shop.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like near Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)?
Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) is located in an area of Kota Kinabalu known for its beautiful island views, snorkelling and major shopping area. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, take a look at the 5 hotels and other accommodations located within a mile of the airport.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.)?
Ganang Village Rest House is a popular guesthouse, featuring free WiFi and free parking. It’s located a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.). Other accommodations near the airport are Jio Suites Aeropod Medium Quadruple Rooms and OYO 89478 LKH Motel.
What can I see and do near the airport in Kota Kinabalu?
You’ll want to browse the collections at Sabah State Museum, Monsopiad Cultural Village and Museum of Islamic Civilisation. Sights like Sabah State Mosque, Petagas War Memorial and All Saint’s Cathedral are landmarks to visit in the area. Consider spending a leisurely afternoon outside at Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Centre, Tanjung Aru Perdana Park or KK Esplanade.

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